Beras Basah Island is a small island located in the Straits of Makassar approximately 10 km off the coast of Borneo. It is known as a tourist destination and popular dive site owing to the rich assortment of marine life inhabiting the surrounding waters. Beras Basah Island features expansive sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, and clear blue waters set against a verdant mountain backdrop. It is a truly lovely destination and a great addition to anyone’s visit to eastern Borneo.
1.In order to protect the sea environment, please do not touch the corals or the tropical fishes when you are out at sea.2.For those tourists who get sea sick easily, please bring along some anti-nausea pills. You should also bring along some insect repellants for your outdoor travels.3.Scuba diving exacts a high demand on the body, so please choose the activities that your body is comfortable with.4.It is advisable that you should not eat too full before your dive nor should you eat immediately after your dive as it may cause some indigestion.5.It will depend on the weather conditions to decide whether to or not to cancel undersea activities.6.The monkeys on the island will ruffle through the bags and items of tourists left at the beach. It is advisable that when you intend to go into the water, you have to take note to leave your things in places where somebody will look after.