Hunimua beach known as Liang beach because the beach is located in the village of Liang, District Salahutu, Central Maluku, province Maluku, This beach has been named by the UNDP-United Nations as the most beautiful beaches in Indonesia in 1990 and has always been the target of foreign investors.
Liang beach, occupies the first rank of the most beautiful beaches in Indonesia based on the results of research UN agency in charge of global development (UNDP) in 1990. The beauty of the beach Hunimua beat Bunaken which was ranked third and the other beaches in Indonesia. Hunimua beach or beach Liang ranks first because it has the underwater panorama is very alluring.
In the 90s, some foreign investors are ever interested in developing resorts to boost tourism in the Liang. However, the intention of ultimately failed to be realized due to a land dispute with the local population. Liang did not “go international” but cancellation Liang development into a resort area actually has given a distinct advantage. This exotic beach is still fully owned by residents.
Entering Liang Beach tourist area, you will be greeted by a sparkling white sand exposed to the sun, seemed to be the entrance to the beauty of the blue shades of sea water. It’s tempting for swimming or just playing with water.
If you like photography you can vent your hobby here because every corner of the beach is very beautiful to be immortalized. On the outskirts of the beach there are shady trees, which can be utilized to rest for a moment. On this beach is not much available water sports facilities such as in Bali or Lombok. But the natural beauty Liang beach more beautiful than the beaches on the other islands.
How to get there?
Liang is only approximately 35 KM from the city of Ambon. A few years ago, access to get there is quite difficult because although the available public transport but the numbers are very limited and only operate at certain hours. Now, with the Bus Trans Amboina, Hunimua route, tourists can more freely visit Liang beach only at a cost of 8,500 IDR (Indonesian Rupiah). But, if you are planning to visit Ambon with some friends, it is suggested you should hire a public transport to travel around the Ambon. Because in addition to cheap, you can visit more places without worrying about transportation limitations. Public transportation can usually be rented at rates of IDR 150.000 to 200.000 a day and can accommodate up to 10 people. Reasonably priced right! The cost of entry to the beach Hunimua / Liang per person will be charged IDR 3000. Residents around the beach Hunimua is friendly people, they always smile to the visitors who come.
Due to the location of the adjacent, you can plan a trip to the beach Natsepa, Suli and Liang in the same day. If you are interested to stay, accommodation around Natsepa Beach is the only option because Liang itself is not available in the inn. However, if still insist on staying in Liang, just prepare tent and asked for permission from the local guards. Or you can try to rent rooms in houses around Liang. Liang beach is always crowded during the holiday season. So for those of you who do not like crowds and want to be alone should avoid the days of vacation. The right time to visit the beach Liang is when the sea calm and not windy. Avoid visiting when the west wind or wind east because at that time the sea was choppy and make the beach cloudy. Choose quieter months like September-November or April-May if you want to visit Liang Beach.