Want to enjoy a different atmosphere and beauty in Indonesia? It looks like Gorontalo Love Island, the Maldives of Indonesia can be an option for those of you who want to enjoy the beauty of Indonesia.

Love Island or Pulo Cinta is one of the leading tourist attractions in Gorontalo Province. The attraction of Love Island is a small heart-shaped island surrounded by white sand and a beautiful blue sea.

The panoramic beauty of Love Island has succeeded in attracting domestic and foreign tourists.

Gorontalo Love Island, Indonesia's Maldives
Pulo Cinta (Photo: dailyhotels.id)

Originally, this small island was uninhabited. However, currently, Love Island has been developed into a resort area that has various exclusive and romantic tourist facilities, based on information from the BPKP Gorontalo Province website.

This romantic island is located among 23 uninhabited islands in Tomini Bay, Boalemo Regency, Gorontalo Province.

Legends of Love Island

The name Love Island is taken from the shape of the small island that resembles a heart, a symbol of love. In addition, there is an interesting legend from Gorontalo Love Island, as quoted from the Pulo Cinta website.

Legends of Love Island
The Beauty of Pulo Cinta (Photo: pinhome.id)

According to legend, Love Island is a secret place where lovers meet. The man is the young Prince of Gorontalo, while the woman is the daughter of a Dutch merchant.

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The fighting and conflict between Indonesia and the Netherlands made the lovers unable to unite. Therefore, the two met secretly on Love Island. Local people believe in the legend so Love Island is famous as a romantic tourist destination.

Things to do on Love Island 

Various activities can be done to enjoy the beauty of Gorontalo Love Island, which are as follows.

  • Stay at the resort

When visiting Love Island, you can stay at Pulo Cinta Eco Resort which surrounds this small island. Uniquely, the villa building surrounding Love Island forms a heart.

Each villa at Pulo Cinta Eco Resort is connected by a wooden bridge. Guests staying at Pulo Cinta Eco Resort can feel the sensation of waking up early with views of the endless blue sea horizon.

  • Swim  

Things to do on Love Island
(Photo: IDN TImes Jabar)

Tourists can swim to enjoy the blue sea in Tomini Bay. Tourists can also enjoy the stretch of white sand on Love Island.

  • Getting around the island

In addition to swimming, tourists can enjoy the beauty of the sea on Love Island by taking a boat around the island.

  • Snorkeling and diving 

If you visit Love Island, don't miss to explore the underwater panorama of Tomini Bay. Various corals become treasures under the sea of Tomini Bay.

  • Enjoy a star-studded night 

Travelers can enjoy star-studded nights while staying at Pulo Cinta Eco Resort. The view of the sky at night presents a romantic atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

enjoy star-studded nights while staying at Pulo Cinta Eco Resort
(Photo: Sunrise Indonesia)

Isn't it interesting? Hopefully this information about "Gorontalo Love Island, Indonesia's Maldives" is useful, and a reference for those of you who want to enjoy the beauty of Indonesia.