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Botik Island, One of the Most Isolated Island in Mentawai

Botik Island is one of the islands in Mentawai. The island is a private island, and therefore it is very quiet and peace. There are not many visitors coming to the islands. That is why, when you arrive at this island, a nuance of traditional and peaceful atmosphere are obviously felt. The island is so beautiful, especially the crystal clear of the sea water. You’ll be amazed by the beauty of the beaches. The white sand of the beaches combined with the light clear blue of the sea water make the entire island so fascinating. You will feel like you are in paradise when you step on the island for the first time. You’ll never want to leave the island.
Botik Island lies in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. The exact coordinates of this island are 52'33"S and 99° 16'58"E. The nearby cities include Kota Tua Pejat (34 km), Surantih (154 km), Kota Painan (155 km), Padang (164 km) and Nagari Koto Baru, Solok (191 km). The distance to the nearest towns is quite far, and that’s why the people of this island are isolated from the world outside. The island also has nearby prominent places, including Taileuleu Bay (14 km), Bunga Laut Strait (15 km), Katorai Bay (17 km) and Siberut Bay (32 km). To reach the island, you can from Padang by boat or ferry.

There are interesting activities you can do in Botik Island. Firstly, you can surf in its beautiful sea. The waves of the sea are calm but so powerful that you can ride your board in excitement. After that, you can make barbeques and fire on the beach. You can enjoy the beautiful sunset on the pristine sandy island. Other than this, you can go fishing. You can join with local fishermen and then fish together. This will be fun and exciting activity. You can also do simple activities, such as sitting on the beach to talk about your next travel plan. 

The most popular resort in Botik Island is Botik Resort. The resort lies in the northern part of the island. It is in front of Mainuk and Nyang Nyang Islands. The resort has two bungalows with the area of about 100 square meters. The large rooms are comfortable for you to sleep. They can hold 4 persons. The resort faces the beach, so when you open the window, the first thing you see will be a beautiful beach. You can enjoy the sunset in your bungalow. Beautiful garden surround the resort, and you can enjoy the beauty in your spare time.  The resort is also equipped with a tower for visitors to chill out. Hence, when you feel bored, you can go to this tower and enjoy the beautiful garden.
Botik is one of the most isolated islands in Mentawai. Hence, you must prepare carefully when visiting the island. You should bring enough food, medicine and equipment you may need for your activity. Botik Island will give you an unforgettable memory once you have visited the island.
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