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Jaco Island, Com

4.2
#2 of 7 in Parks in East Timor
Must see · Island · Nature / Park
Featuring long sandy beaches and blue waters, Jaco Island is part of Nino Konis Santana National Park and is known for being a Timorese Important Bird Area. This well-preserved beach provides a nice spot for snorkeling and diving because of its colorful coral reefs and turtles. The trip to the island takes approximately six hours by car and boat but rewards travelers with a peace representative of an uninhabited island. Guests can stay in one of two guesthouses or camp along the beach. Birdwatching is a popular pastime here--you can see many rare bird populations of Timor, including pink-headed imperial pigeons, Timor sparrows, blue-cheeked flowerpeckers, and many others. By using our Com trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Jaco Island and other attractions in Com.
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3.8
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  • Stunning deserted Island, the pictures do not do it justice. A true Timor adventure. We stayed for 3 nights at Lakumorre guesthouse in Valu. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. Rooms are...  more »
  • I visited Valu beach with a view of Jaco, didnt get to the island coz it was windy but snorkeled on Valu beach and it was amazing, heaps of coral and fish, stayed at the beautiful Pousada in...  more »
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  • Experienced a different shades of blue, crystal clear water, white sand, playful dolphins (superpod). I loved it there. I will definitely come back.
  • we moved here me and my friend to escape school place is awesome

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