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Atauro Island is a small island north of Dili, East Timor. It's known for its beautiful white sand beaches, coral reefs alive with marine life, and lush mountains with hiking trails. The island has a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-round and high humidity. The rainy season is from November to April, while the dry season is from May to October. Atauro is a great place for relaxing on the beach, snorkeling or diving, and exploring the island's natural beauty. There are also a few small villages where you can experience the local culture.

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Airports near Atauro

Planning a trip to Atauro? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Atauro.

Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Atauro Island, located in the capital city of Dili. It is approximately a 30-minute drive from Dili to the port, followed by a ferry ride to Atauro Island.


El Tari International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Dili, you can consider flying to El Tari International Airport in Kupang, Indonesia. From there, you can take a ferry or a connecting flight to Dili and then proceed to Atauro Island.


Darwin International Airport

Although not within driving distance, Darwin International Airport in Australia is a major hub for flights to East Timor. If you are unable to find a direct flight to Dili, you can consider flying to Darwin and then taking a connecting flight to Dili.


Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport

Another option for connecting flights is Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Indonesia. Many international flights connect to Bali, and from there, you can find connecting flights to Dili.

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Things to do in Atauro

Atauro has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

Diving and snorkelling

Atauro Island is known for some of the best diving and snorkelling in the world. The coral reefs surrounding the island are teeming with marine life, including colourful fish, turtles, sharks, and rays. Divers can explore underwater caves, walls, and coral gardens. Several dive resorts on the island offer diving trips and instruction for all levels.

Atauro Island beaches

Atauro Island has some of East Timor's most beautiful beaches. The beaches are lined with white sand and coconut palms, and the water is crystal clear and calm. Popular beaches include Beloi Beach, Vila Maumeta Beach, and Anin Beach. Visitors can relax on the beach, swim, sunbathe, or go for a walk.

Explore the villages

There are several small villages on Atauro Island, where visitors can experience the local culture. The villages are a great place to see traditional houses, meet the friendly locals, and learn about their way of life. Visitors can also try some of the local food, which is fresh and delicious.

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