Although not large, Ambon Island still has plenty for adventurous travelers. As one of the primary places in Indonesia to be occupied by colonial powers, Ambon has a rich history. From exploring charming Kota Ambon, the main town, to trekking up mountains through resplendent tropical landscapes, there are many unearthed gems for you to dig up! The city of Ambon is known as ‘Ambon Manise’ meaning beautiful or sweet Ambon. The name refers to both the charm of the people and the prettiness of this location. Enjoy the underwater treasures, loaded with unique coral reefs and mollusks, in this relaxed haven.