You will pass Banyuwangi if you want to go to Bali by land. This city is famous for having a magical feel that is still thick. Even so, Banyuwangi has a variety of favorite tours that foreign tourists often visit. There are various amazing tours when visiting this city on the eastern tip of the island of Java. But what catches the most attention is the beautiful beaches. The following is a list of beaches that are popular because of their beauty in Banyuwangi.
- Plengkung Beach
Plengkung Beach is often referred to as Banyuwangi’s G-Land. Visiting it will provide an extraordinary holiday experience. So it’s not surprising that many tourists are eyeing this beach to include in their itinerary. They are called Plengkung because of the curved shape of the beach or resembling the letter G.
Located in the Alas Purwo National Park area, Plengkung Beach is one of the seven best waves in the world. The ideal time to enjoy the waves by surfing is April to August. During that time, the incoming waves reached a height of 8 meters. If you can’t surf, there’s no need to worry because the panorama of Alas Purwo Park and enjoying the beauty of Plengkung Beach is stunning.
- Red Island Beach
Red Island is no less interesting than the previous beaches. The location is in Sumber Agung Village, Pesanggaran. The beach on this small island attracts many tourists because of its unique location, like a hill in the middle of the sea. Red Island beach with clean white sand with clear sea water. Coconut and banana trees around the location add to the variety of scenery to be more pleasant.
Unlike Plengkung Beach, the waves at Pulau Merah Beach are not that big but quite challenging. Many surfers also use this beach as their practice location. In addition, you can also take a walk to Red Island in the middle of the beach. To the south of the beach is the perfect location to watch the sunset. Truly a complete tourist spot.
- Wedi Ireng Beach
The name Wedi Ireng Beach comes from the Javanese language, which means black sand. As the name implies, this beach has black sand. Uniquely, on the surface of black sand covered with white sand. The mixing of these two colors of sand is the main attraction. Compared to other beaches in Banyuwangi, Wedi Ireng Beach tends to be empty of visitors because of its location, which tends to be difficult to access. So it is suitable for those of you who want to calm your mind.
Precisely in Sumber Agung Village, Wedi Ireng Beach is still in one lane with Pulau Merah Beach. When you visit, you will see that the east side of this beach has bigger waves than the west side, which tends to have gentle waves. Combined with rocks on the beach and clear sea water will make you feel at home spending time on Wedi Ireng Beach.
- Lampon Beach
Not far from Red Island Beach, there is Lampon Beach. In Pesanggaran District, this beach has a beautiful view of the blue sea coupled with coconut trees that line the edges. The view of Lampon Beach is unique because around it, there are rocks. If you take a walk to the south of the reef, there is a river estuary that you can use as a fishing spot. Not only that, but Lampon Beach also has a hill that can be climbed safely and has amazing views. You will find many interesting activities here.
- Batu Beach
Batu Beach is also one of the exotic and unique “black sand” beaches. It is taken from the word “Batu,” which means stone. As the name implies, this one beach does not have soft black sand but is small rocks. The atmosphere around the beach that you will find still looks natural with stunning beautiful panoramas. The combination of green trees with blue sea water and black rocks is a beautiful combination that will amaze you. The location is in Sarongan Village, Pasanggaran, so this beach is still included in the Meru Betiri National Park area. Activities that you can play in the water or relax on the beach while enjoying the view.
- Rajegwesi Beach
Finally, the beautiful Rajegwesi Beach with unique colored sand and blue sea water. You can find it easily with a location close to Meru Betiri National Park, Sarongan Village, Pesaggaran District. Fishing villages surround Rajegwesi Beach so you will find many fishing boats moored on the beach. The meaning of the name Rajegwesi itself is “iron fence,” rocks containing iron.
As mentioned above, the sand is unique in that it is brown in color. This color is obtained from the silt of the rivers that empty into the Rajegwesi Beach. In addition, this beach is also a link between Sukamade Beach and Teluk Hijau (green bay). So, if you have a lot of time, you can visit both at the same time. You can spend time playing in the water and visiting agro tourism managed by the local government.
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