Bangka–Belitung Islands is a province of Indonesia. The province includes two main islands, Bangka and Belitung, and several smaller ones that lie east of the Sumatran mainland and northeast of South Sumatra provinci. Takes about 45 – 50 minutes to get to Bangka Belitung by plane from Jakarta and 30 minutes from Palembang by plane or 3 hours by boat
Bangka Belitung Islands has many beaches and smaller islands with beaches having blue sea waters, coral reefs, fine white sand, and giant granite rock formations
The most well known beaches in Bangka Island are Matras, Parai, Tanjung Pesona, Batu Bedaun, Remodong, Pasir Padi, Tanjung Kelian, Rebo, and Telok Uber Beach. Whereas
Belitung Island exotic beaches are Tanjung Kiras Beach, Tanjung Pendam Beach, Tanjung Tinggi Beach, Tanjung Kelayang Beach, Tanjung Binga fisherman village Beach, Panyaeran Beach, Tanjung kubu Beach, Gembira Bay and Tanjung Ru Beach, which are ideal sites for diving, scuba, snorkeling, fishing and sailing.
Sea food has become a favorite also on Bangka Belitung . Chinese food and Malay Indonesia influence in the food dishes as Martabak Bangka, Dodol Bangka, Kerupuk Kemplang, Lempok etc