Development of tourism sector an important opportunity to increase local revenues are supported by a variety of beautiful natural potential and historical sites in the area.
Pulau Weh is unique and unspoiled natural beauty. Pierce the azure diverse coral reefs, colorful ornamental fish that were held as “paradise” of natural underwater.
Natural scenic shallow marine waters that can be witnessed in Rubiah Marine Park, approximately 23.5 miles west of the town of Sabang.
To reach the tourist “paradise” under the sea can be reached by road or about seven miles by motorized boat from Sabang.
About 2,600 hectares Rubiah Island area has been designated as special areas of natural reserves. The condition of the sea waters of Sabang mainstay tourist area is relatively calm and clear.
For fans of experienced snorkel, Octopus and Stingrays can choose also Iboih Beach, adjacent to the region Rubiah Island. Iboih white sandy beach and fine. Many years Iboih also known as “paradise” for tourists from various parts of the world, especially fans of snorkel and dive.
Another uniqueness of Pulau Weh, a distance of about 14 nautical miles from the city of Banda Aceh, at historic sites like the ancient castle and the cannons of war before the independence of Indonesia.
Sabang is also given the title as “a thousand fortress” because almost every inch of land that leads to the high seas there is an ancient fortress, from the war against the Portuguese until the entry of Japan.
Pulau Weh, easily accessible by ferry from the port city of Banda Aceh’s Ulee Lhue, with two ships quickly (45 minutes) and ferries (90 minutes) it also has several other interesting tourist attractions visited by tourists.