Ride through Sabang in a becak, a traditional cycle rickshaw that will allow you to view the attractions from an enlightening street-level perspective. A leisurely jaunt along the beautiful waterfront will bring you to a bustling marketplace, where you can browse stalls full of every imaginable type of food. Besides offering insight into the local Indonesian cuisine, the market will present an authentic slice of life that you will surely find fascinating.
As you ride down Sabang's main street, you can't help but be enthralled by the Art Deco architecture, a reminder of the city's colonial past. You will gain a deeper understanding of the island's history at Pantai Tapak Gajah, where you will pause for photos at a hilltop fort that the Japanese built during World War II. The sweeping views over the sea will be spectacular, as will be the setting at Sumur Tiga Beach, an idyllic stretch of sand rimmed by coconut palms.