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Address: Tentena, Sulawesi Tengah, Tentena, Indonesia
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This lake looks like an open sea without any wave. The color of the water is very various and transparant

Reviewed 18 November 2016
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This lake looks like an open sea without any wave. The color of the water is very various and transparant

Thank charina s
Bandung, Indonesia
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Tentena is a very beautiful area. The view of the lake are amazing! This lake has a beach called Siuri, the sands were white just like on the beach. Near the lake you can find several caves, in the past; Toraja people buried their dead in those caves (one of them is Pamona Cave). The food in the area was... More 

Thank batuperak
Denpasar, Indonesia
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Danau Poso is an enormous, clear mountain lake surrounded by wooded hills in a little-touristed part of Sulawesi. It is well-worth staying a couple of days to relax and enjoy the walks and views in the small lakeside town of Tentena, which is also the jumping off point for a trip to see the mysterious megaliths of the Bada Valley.... More 

1 Thank SimonandSofie
Manado, Indonesia
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Danau poso is a lake that has beach and clear water. However during wet season the water won't be clear as it is during dry season. This Lake also has an interesting legend, try to ask the locals if you want to find it out. There are several resort/cottage to stay enjoying this lake.

Thank Daniel G
Antwerp, Belgium
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

It's a wonderfully beautiful and vast lake with clear water and some white beaches here and there. The surroundings are lush and exotic and there's so much to explore.

Thank cyx902
Bussum NL
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

This vast lake between the mountains of Central Sulawesi has wide vieuws, beaches and places to stay near Tentena, next to small sand-beaches, or even on an peninsula, but this one only accessable by a small boat on demand. We stayed in this place 3 nights and had a very laid back, friendly and quiet stay in this scenic place,... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

We visited the Poso lake from Tentena with a motorbike. The sweet water lake is beautiful and looks very much like a tropical island! We visited in October and we were the only ones at Suiri beach. Great for swimming and relaxing!

Thank Elsbethje
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We had a great time travelling around the lake and visiting the super friendly villages. On the south side we went swimming in the lake. Nice sweet, refreshing water. On a sunday the preacher was preaching in the garden and the locals were singing gospels aloud, while were swimming. Afterwards the children joined is.

1 Thank WWRovers
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43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

This lake are huge. Eel is one of endemic species. Eventough the water is clear, but people did not swimming on this lake due to strong current and crocodile.

Thank haida_02juli
Brno, Czech Republic
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31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

Lake Poso offers clear water to swim at and few peaceful beaches to relax. If you consider visiting the lake, stay at Siuri cottages :-). Its lovely staff, beautiful cottages and sand beach is a good place to relax for few nights. Moreover, it is not so far from Tentena and quite close to Saluopa waterfalls.

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