Location: Sijantung Village, Galang District, Batam, Riau Islands, 2948
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HTM: IDR 10,000 per person
Visiting the beach during the holidays is a fun activity during free time. Wherever the place is, we will always try to fulfill our desire to see the sea up close. Moreover, the atmosphere is rare in ordinary places.
One of the areas with many beautiful beaches is in the Riau Islands area. In fact, its natural conditions are among the prettiest in Indonesia. The beach is also located not far from the largest mainland in the Riau archipelago, namely Batam.
Usually, people imagine Batam only as an industrial and economic city. Tourists come here only intending to shop at the modern markets available. In fact, Batam also has a natural beauty that is second to none and makes us fall in love.
Apart from local visitors, foreign tourists are starting to look at the tourism potential around Batam. This charming tourist attraction has attracted many tourists from neighboring countries such as Malaysia and Singapore. For this reason, the potential for marine tourism in Batam is being fiercely developed by the government. One of them is Mirota beach.
The conditions around Mirota are really well maintained and are always crowded with visitors every day. Many companies from within the city of Batam make events at this location. It’s a shame if you go to Batam you don’t visit Mirota and its surrounding attractions.
Route to Location
Mirota Island is located in Sijantung Village in the Galang Barelang village. Precisely in the Galang sub-district which is included in the province of the Riau archipelago. The trip to this beach passes the very famous Barelang bridge. The Barelang Bridge connects several small islands in the city of Batam.
It took quite a while to get to the location. You will drive for 45 minutes to an hour to get to the location by crossing several bridges. Mirota itself is near bridge five. Uniquely, you can also find other tourist attractions around this which are quite amazing.
Price of admission
To enter the Mirota beach area, visitors do not need to pay a large amount of money. They only need to pay an entrance fee of Rp. 10,000 per person. After that, they can enjoy the natural beauty of the sea and its surroundings until they are satisfied.
The charm of Mirota
Mirota is like heaven with a very charming beach view. The beach is white sand and it looks so amazing. In addition, the sea water is clean so it looks clear. That’s why the underwater view of Mirota beach is clearly visible from above the water surface. You can see it directly with the naked eye.
When viewed thoroughly, as far as the eye can see, the sea water around Mirota is very enchanting to behold. The colors are so lovely to enjoy. This sea water is blue combined with Tosca green. It is clear that this sea is still minimal to be polluted.
Usually, clean beaches are charming like this, rarely explored by humans. Most of the areas in these conditions have only recently been opened to the public. But, Mirota is not a new area. Good management will keep the nature of a tourist attraction intact. Mirota Beach is like that. Visitors, residents and managers together care for what nature has given.
The environment around this area is still very beautiful. Many trees still grow big. You will not feel hot because there are many trees. The tree is also shady so it brings shade. While playing, you can rest quietly under these trees.
Even though the area is comfortable for doing activities, this beach still has a little coral. It’s also great because you can find other charms in Mirota.
You can see this coral on the east and west of the coast. Even so, these corals will not interfere with your activities in swimming or playing water.
Mirota’s beauty will not be complete if it is not immortalized. There are many interesting spots for photography here. Even white sand with views of the high seas will make your photos look stunning.
On the corner in this area, there is a pavilion that is often used as a place to take pictures. Many visitors use this place to launch their photography activities. Seeing Mirota with a clearer picture is certainly a pleasant experience. Moreover, these objects can be used as gifts to take home and then share them on their respective social media.
Mirota Island is indeed well managed and cared for by local residents and the Batam government. Likewise other tourist destinations around Galang Island such as Viovio and Melur beaches. Mirota itself is a beach in the Galang Island area.
There are other unique tourism objects in the Galang sub-district. This object includes historical tourism with interesting relics. This place is a refugee camp for people who came from Vietnam around the 1970s. All buildings and atmosphere are left as they are. Because of that, this place is also crowded with visitors because of its characteristics.
The facilities here are quite complete. Visitors can take a vacation here feeling satisfied. Almost all outdoor activities related to the sea and beaches can be found here. Even if only by relaxing comfortably.
As well as beach tourism that has been managed well, lodges are available on the beach. The huts are lined up here. You can rent it for Rp. 50,000 per hour for each cottage. If visitors want to enjoy it without any facilities, they can roll out a mat anywhere. It costs nothing, they can enjoy it for free. Of course, they need to bring it from home.
Uniquely, there is provided a couch to relax and sunbathe while looking out at the open sea. You can enjoy the beauty of nature very comfortably. Of course, you can enjoy these facilities for free at no charge.
For fun activities, there are activities that both adults and children can enjoy. Of course, this facility is different because it is adjusted to the age of the connoisseur. For adults, you can try enjoying the banana boat activity. This activity can be done in groups. However, visitors have to pay Rp. 20,000 per person.
If you want to enjoy the view of the high seas above the water surface in a relaxed manner, you can rent a canoe for Rp. 70,000 per thirty minutes. This canoe can be used by two people. Of course those who have a partner will not miss this moment.
In addition, there are also boats or pompong boats that are specially rented by fishermen. You can use this ship to explore the sea around the coast. Especially if these tourists want to try fishing in the middle of the sea. Or see other land around the island. They can try to do this interesting experience.
For children, there are special playgrounds. This playground can be enjoyed for free. The facilities in it are the same as other children’s playgrounds such as swings, seesaw, and so on.
To try a variety of culinary specialties from the beach, you will not be difficult to find a place to eat while relaxing. Here, you can find several restaurants and cafes scattered around.
If you want to stay overnight to enjoy Mirota beach freely, you can rent any type of lodging. There are several resorts or villas around the beach that can be rented. In addition, the Mirota manager also provides several cottages to stay in. The price depends on how many cottages are ordered by visitors.
Usually, cottage prices for rent from small to large sizes range from Rp. 400,000 to Rp. 800,000. If you have a large number of members, of course the cottage price is also high. However, it is according to your satisfaction as a guest.
You can also find very important facilities for every tourist attraction here. The parking space available for four wheels and two wheels is very wide. You will not be difficult to find a place of worship and toilets here. Everything is in place.