This regency has LABUHAN BAJO as its capital located near the sea. There is PEDE beach, a white sandy beach appropriate for swimming, sunbathing and enjoying sunset.
BATU CERMIN (MIRROR-ROCKS) CAVE is at coastal area of Labuhan Bajo. Several small island lie around this region among them are KOMODO ISLAND which is included ini KOMODO NATIONAL PARK that consist of some other islands, such as PADAR, RINCA, TATAWA, LITTLE SABAYUR, LARGE SIABA AND SABOLAN. All these islands are suitable places for snorkeling, scuba diving, skiing, and sailing since the water surround them own fascinating sea biota and become the habitat of specific species of fauna and flora. The well known giant reptiles namely Varanus Komodoensis live specially at komodo and Rinca Island. It takes 45 minutes from Labuan Bajo to reach these island by speed boat. You can admire the fertile rice cultivation at LEMBOR on your way to Manggarai Regency. Several cultural events that can be seen in Manggarai region are CACI, such a skill game that performs pairs with leather whip on their hands fight to each others.