ACTIVITIES BY LANDCome and experience the natural beauty and harmonious way of life at Baneng. The retreat is located on an expansive white sandy beach, on an emerald green bay surrounded by lush forest and breath-taking scenery.
Enjoy a morning driving through local villages viewing traditional mat weaving and local dancing, then cool off with a swim and snorkel on a nearby white sand beach.
After lunch we continue to a nearby waterfall for another dip before making our way along a jungle track passing monkeys and various species of birds, finally reaching another secluded cove for a swim in the rock pools or snorkel on the offshore reef before making the trip back home.
With over 200 species of birds, Simeulue is a bird watcher's paradise. Try and see if you can get a sighting of the Simeulue Scops Owl, indigenous to this island. Other species include the White-bellied Woodpecker, various Kingfishers, Cuckoos, Parrots, Swiftlets, Eagles, Swallows, Flower peckers, Sun birds and Wagtails.
LIMESTONE CAVES AND
INLAND FRESH WATER LAKES
Explore our large limestone caves with swallows nesting inside then take a trip up the river to view a fresh water inland lake viewing exotic birds and monkeys on the way upstream, you may even spot a fresh water crocodile on the lake. This is a great day trip.