It’s a term from villagers in the Rote Island for an attraction on this island. Like a beautiful girl who doesn’t know the outside world, the local residents often call that place Virgin Rote. Because of its beauty, the local named it as Nirvana Lake and has not many yet visited by the outside world.
Nirvana lagoon (Telaga Nirwana) is one of the exotic lakes near the beach that has uniqueness on the lips, namely a heart-shaped stone slab.
The heart-shaped stone is shrouded in white snow-style sand at the bottom of clear water to the bottom because the water is not deep. Only the waist of an adult.
Let’s talk about this Nirvana Lagoon.
Rote Island is the southernmost region of Indonesia. Rote is famous for its beautiful beaches, Sasando musical instruments, palm cultivation, and Ti’i Langga traditional hats. Rote Island also has a hidden destination which is a unique exotic beach. People call it the Telaga Nirvana (Nirwana Lake).
Beautiful view of the Nirvana Lake
The beaches in Oeseli village are still very natural, clean and unpolluted and there are still few tourists visiting. Some residents In the village of Oeseli are seaweed farmers, you can see the seaweed along with this village.
Actually, the Nirvana Lake in Rote Island is not really a lake, but a beach that juts deep into the mainland.
This means that the beauty of this amazing lake will captivate everyone who visits the place.
This exotic beach is unique on its shoreline. Nirvana Lake has stone slabs that are shaped like hearts. The natural rock is covered by white sand at the bottom of clear translucent water. The water is approximately waist-high for an adult. Because it is in the shape of a heart, tourists usually call it the Stone of Love. The water in Nirvana Lake is very clear and turquoise, and the atmosphere is also very private. It is suitable for tourists who want to take a vacation without being disturbed.
Nirvana Lagoon is surrounded by rocks and trees that make Lake Nirvana at first glance look like a small island. The water is calm and not only limited to the waist of an adult, this beach of Nirvana is safe for swimming and relaxing.
The location is in Oeseli Village, Southwest Rote District, Rote Ndao Regency.
The only way to come to Nirwana Lake is to rent a boat from local fishermen on the edge of Buedale Beach. The distance is only about 200 meters, and it takes about 10 minutes to arrive.
Meanwhile, to get there the terrain is still quite difficult. The distance from the City of Baa is 43 km and can be reached in 1.5 to 2 hours.
You also can use private vehicles can get to Nirwana Lake. From there you head to Buedale Beach then rent a canoe to Nirwana Lake. The distance from the beach is only 200 meters.
Nirvana Lagoon Accommodations
This place is still natural, there are no commercial facilities here. It is recommended, if you want to visit, you bring lunch to eat at the site.