Ancol is one of the biggest recreation park in South East Asia, located on the beach of Jakarta Bay facing Java Sea. The park was built in 1962 during the era of Indonesian first president Soekarno to provide the residence of Jakarta city a place to fill their week end and holidays. The park is just on the west side of the giant sea port of Tanjung Priok which is now the main port of Indonesia with hundred of routes to west, central and east Indonesian ports, and from Tanjung Priok Port itself the outbound traffic are as big as other international port of Indonesia. The main interest of Ancol recreation park are plenty such as Fantassy world for children, the theatre of Keong Mas, Art Market, giant swimming pool, Sea Aquarium, and various entertainment or sport on the sea such as water scooter, paddling, boating, sliding, and others.
Within the area of Ancol there are the famous Marina for boat recreation and crossing the sea to the resort of Pulau Seribu. There are around 130 small island off the coast of north Jakarta with beautiful environment, the closest one is Ayer island. Some islands have been developed into a resort which was bustling resort between 1990 and 1997. Today only some of the resort are still operating such as Ayer Resort, Sepa Resort, Putri Resort, Pantara Resort and Koto Island Resort. While other resorts are alrady closed to the lack of tourist after Bali Bom explosion by terrorist.
Visit the site of Ancol Recreation park. As a recreational places of Jakarta and outside people Ancol has many international level accommodation such as Raddin Hotel, Mercure Convention Center which was before managed by Radisson, Grand Ancol Hotel, and Putri Duyung Hotel. It is a pity that lately Raddin Hotel and Grand Ancol have been closed for undefinite time, while Putri Duyung Hotel is too expensive for normal travelers. Yet a choice of approximating Ancol Recreation Park can be done from Mangga Dua Area where also available good middle category hotel such as Ibis Mangga Dua Hotel, Novotel Mangga Dua Hotel, and Le Grandeur Hotel ( previously : Dusit Mangga Dua Hotel ). A little bit furhter east one can still approximate Grand Ancol from Cempaka Putih and Kemayoran Area which are all located at North Jakarta or Jakarta Utara. At Mangga Dua there are many good hotels such as Ibis Mangga Dua Hotel, Novotel Mangga Dua Hotel, and Le Grandeur Hotel. From Cenmpaka Putih and Kemayoran Area one can choose to stay at Ibis Kemayoran, Grand Cempaka Hotel and Golden Boutique Hotel. All these hotels can be seen from the listing at left top side of this page
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Hotels are rich within Jakarta from cheap to luxury five star hotels are available in almost all parts of the city including hotels which are located close to the international airport of Cengkareng. For travellers who has not good flight connection can use some hotels available near airport.
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Hotel Reservation in all areas of Jakara city starting from budget hotels Central Jakarta - South Jakarta - North Jakarta - West Jakarta - Jakarta Airport. Within the administration of greater Jakarta city are known many areas with its' specific character of location, type of business, certain trend of development, history, and level of advancement. One can find what is the area and hotel factility on those areas such as Ancol, China Town, Mangga Dua, Kemang and others. Short description of these areas with travel facilities can be seen here
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