If you would like to know more about Indonesia, see Wonderful Indonesia – Indonesia’s official tourism website – or on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Google+, Youtube (see the best of Indonesia on film here), [ and ]( 8. Sawarna BeachRice paddy fields, rows of coconut trees and the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean stretching out before you: these are just some of the wonderful sights that await when you arrive in Sawarna on the south coast of Java Island. Get some surf time in on Sawarna Beach, where the waves have attracted board pros from all over the world. The karst caves in Sawarna are also worth a day trip inland. Watch out for the hundreds of bats that hang from the walls of Lalay Cave. Winter blues already setting in? Want to escape to a sun-soaked beach somewhere exotic?Golden sands stretching for miles, warm tropical waters and a stay in a cute beach bungalow that won’t break the bank: sounds like the ideal getaway? Indonesia has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and a trip to any of them could be just the ticket if the winter’s already got you dreaming of summer sun. Here are eight of the best Indonesian beaches.1. Pink Beach, KomodoWhen you think of Indonesian hideaways you probably think of remote islands, tropical rainforests and golden sandy beaches. Komodo certainly ticks all of these boxes, with one exception, this particular slice of paradise features pink beaches, made from mixed white and red sands. There are plenty of secluded spots to throw down your beach towel, but if you’re after a bit more adventure then check out some of the local wildlife. Try snorkelling or diving, or stay on dry land and head out in search of the island’s most famous residents, Komodo dragons. 4. Pandawa BeachOne of south Bail’s most secluded stretches of sand, Pandawa Beach is the spot for watersport enthusiasts, with plenty of great opportunites to go canoeing or paragliding. If you’re in town during March then you must check out Melasti, a religious parade held to purify the world as part of Hindu-Balinese New Year celebrations. RelatedExplore Komodo National Park in IndonesiaHere be dragons…if you thought giant lizards only existed in Game of Thrones, think again. Komodo National Park in Indonesia is the only place on Earth you can see the fascinating Komodo Dragon in the wild. Throw in world-class diving, snorkelling and coral-pink beaches, and you’ve got a holiday destination…50 of the world’s most beautiful beaches: in picturesDreaming of summer and longing to park your bum on some sand? Here’s our selection of 50 of the most perfect beaches in the world, including beautiful spots in Bali, hidden coves in Cornwall and spectacular stretches of black sand in Hawaii.10 of the most beautiful beaches in ItalyWhite sand, bays, inlets and coves: here are 10 show-stopping stretches of Italian shores.