Java is the name given to the main island in the Indonesian archipelago. Comprising the capital city of Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and four other regions, Java is the most populated island in Indonesia. Full of volcanoes, jungles, national parks and beaches, Java's appeal is never ending. So if you're considering a hotel in Indonesia, our list of Java hotels is the ... More>best resource around.
From Jakarta, you're able to get from one side of the island to the other in a single day. By plane or day train, enjoy the beautiful landscapes you'll see out the window. Although densely populated, Java's secluded places are worth seeking out- you just have to be willing to find them! The temple of Borobudur and Prambanan should be on every tourist's hot list. Found in Central Java's Magelang, Borobudur is one of the most important temples in South East Asia and one of the world's truly great ancient monuments. Meanwhile, Prambanan is the striking Hindu temple and as well as Borobudur, best viewed at sunset. The two sites are quite different in style, but are well worth the trip. Visit Yogyakarta, the spiritual and artistic region of Java. As it's a popular area, we have a great selection of Yogyakarta hotels for you to choose from.
Right on the ring of fire, Java is home to a whole horde of volcanoes, some that erupt around the clock! Mount Bromo, Semeru, Merapi and Gede have popular hiking trails that allow visitors to get pretty close to these rumbling giants. Alternatively, the world famous Anuk Krakatau is down in the Sunda Straight. From Jakarta, travelling to the Krakatau islands would require a couple of nights down at the coastal town of Anyer. From the surreal beauty of the world's most amazing temples, to more volcanoes than you could ever hope to climb and a busy metropolis, Java provides a raw experience that only Indonesia can provide. Find your Java hotel here today!