Rubiah is located in Sabang Island, precisely in the northwest of the Weh island. The name of Rubiah is taken from the name that written on a tombstone in the island. This tourist attractions is famous for its underwater natural beauty. There are at least 14 of 15 marine protected in Indonesia is on here. Prepare your diving and snorkeling equipment, and get yourself to swim with million tropical fishes and coral reefs in colorful shape. If you forget to bring snorkeling equipment, you can rent for Rp. 40,000/day.
The island that lies on 26 hectares offers the beauty of the underwater paradise and nautical tourism. People said that this is the marine park paradise. This island is like an aquarium containing various kinds of ornaments in it. Rubiah island is perfect for tourists who enjoys snorkeling, diving or touring by using glass bottom boat, because in this island there are many different types of coral reefs in colorful and various forms.
The travelers who want to Rubiah can use the route from Banda Aceh to Sabang by using the ferry or speedboat. The travel time from Banda Aceh to Sabang by using the ferry will take about 90 minutes with ticket prices ranging from Rp. 30,000 per person each way. While using the speedboat will be faster, which is about 45 minutes with the rental fee ranging from Rp. 50,000 per person each way. After arriving at Sabang, we can continue to Rubiah by using boat that takes about 30 minutes.