Pulau Weh Alcohol Drink & Dining on Sabang, Weh Island, Aceh

Pulau Weh alcohol drink is forbidden in according to Sharia Law, but some of restaurant has informal approval to serve alcoholic drink to only non-muslim or tourists. It’s not allowed to sell to local people. There are not so many restaurant or café serve the alcohol, only few of them.

Pulau Weh is located off the coast of Banda Aceh part of Aceh Province precisely at the northernmost tip of Sumatra Island. it take about 45 minutes by ferry to Pulau Weh or 1 hour 45 minutes by regular ferry. To get to Pulau Weh, you may take a flight to Sultan Iskandar Muda International airport and take a Banda Aceh airport shuttle to Ulee Lheue ferry port or you may also rent a car in Banda Aceh. the ferry will take you to Balohan Harbor in Sabang. You can take a transport in Pulau Weh to get to destination you are planning to go.

Pulau Weh is the westernmost island in Indonesia. It is popular as one of the best place to dive in Indonesia and the best dive sites in Sumatra. Aceh is autonomous region in Indonesia where it has own laws based on Sharia or Islamic law. You can see the impose of the law where woman wear hijabs, modest clothing and forbid of drinking alcohol. In Aceh, sharia law is not strictly enforced for tourist or non-muslim.

Pulau Weh is extremely tropical paradise and also one of the best diving destination where it underwater attraction are diverse, you never seen before. But unlike Bali where party, endless beer and nightclub. Pulau Weh is more about diving, snorkeling, fishing, adventure and relaxing place. Pulau Weh nightlife is different where Pulau Weh alcohol wasn’t that much. Most of people are going to be at 22.00 or 23.00. So they can wake up earlier either for diving or snorkeling in Pulau Weh.

Exploring underwater is wonderful things to do in Pulau Weh. The visibility is awesome and species variety are impressive. Find out more about Pulau Weh diving package below:

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Pulau Weh is a great place for holiday away from the crowd. There are beautiful beaches on Pulau Weh, stunning Pulau Weh waterfall and delicious local Pulau Weh foods to eat. There are many restaurant in Pulau Weh or other places to hanging out in Pulau Weh for dining or having nice Aceh coffee or Aceh noodles. But most of them didn’t serve Pulau Weh alcohol or beer. It’s not a party place with loud music. Only few of them that has karaoke or live music.

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