Travelers are voting Kanawa Island as the best island near Bajawa. There are 1 island near Waingapu a city just 306 km from Bajawa and 1 island near Maumere which is 253 km distant. The most popular of these are Sumba near Waingapu and Babi Island around Maumere. You can find 33 islands near Nusa Tenggara Islands Region and 167 islands in the country of Indonesia. Our members favorite in Nusa Tenggara Islands Region is Lombok and Borneo is the top pick in Indonesia. Want more? Check out our map of islands near Bajawa.