Teluk Melano is an isolated Malay village next to the Tanjung Datu national park which can only reached by boat from Sematan (no roads lead there, although people are using motorbykes there). It is relatively small, consisting of a number of Malay style houses, some of them on stilts. Coconut palms are everywhere. The beach of Teluk Melano is nice, but is of yellow sand, not white coral sand. Near Teluk Melano there are a number of other small beaches. From Teluk Melano it is possible to walk to the Tanjung Datu NP (3.7km, takes approx. 1 1/2 hours).
Page viewed 27685 times since 28.08.2009
©Copyright Alfred Molon