Mar 20, 2019 - Mar 21, 2019
2 guests - 1 room
Balikpapan, Indonesia is a popular beach destination located on the east coast of the island of Borneo in the province of East Kalimantan. The area is classified as tropical rainforest and has consistent weather throughout the year. Temperatures are generally in the high 80’s and there is a respectable amount of precipitation year-round with an uptick in the summer and winter months.
Sunbathers will find much to enjoy on a trip to this island paradise. There are several beaches around the city known for their great beauty, where travelers flock to relax and enjoy the sun and surf and tuck into some fresh grilled corn or thirst-quenching coconut from one of the many street vendors. Sporty travelers will love the many opportunities for running, golf and soccer in the area. Nature lovers will be sure not to miss the Balikpapan Botanical Garden, nearby orangutan and sun bear sanctuaries and Bukit Bangkirai rainforest site.
Shopping fans also have much to look forward to. The area is known for its high quality jewels, and several shopping malls such as Plaza Balikpapan, Balikpapan Superblock and Mall Fantasy exist to quench your thirst for deals and savings.
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There are hotels scattered throughout the city but the highest concentration is in the south part of town close to the coast.
Hotels in Balikpapan quite affordable indeed, with prices as low as $15 and as high as $110 a night.
There are plenty of options for those interested in the best Balikpapan has to offer:
Affordable hotels abound for travelers on a budget:
Balikpapan is one of prominent city in Indonesia. Besides infamous for its tidiness and cleanness, Balikpapan holds important roles in economic sector, for it's home of few giant oil and mining companies. Moreover, as a home of one of internationa airports in Indonesia, Balikpapan becomes one busy and most-visited city, especially at eastern part of Indonesia. Speaking of culture and tourism, Balikpapan holds few worth visiting unique spots.
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