Location: Gebang, Padang Cermin, Pesawaran Regency, Lampung Province 35451
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HTM: IDR 10,000 per person
Open and close: 08.00-19.00
One of the coastal areas that is often hunted by tourists is the province of Lampung.
In this place, there are many popular beaches which are famous for their clear water and calm waves.
On the beach, many tourists can enjoy sea views, hunting to capture the moment sunset or sunrise in the form of images, photos, videos, or just sunbathing.
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Dewi Mandapa Beach is one of the most recommended beach tourist destinations in Lampung, especially for young people.
The marine tourism location is a natural beach that has long been neglected and neglected.
It is fortunate that the local government is trying to build awareness of local residents, so they can rearrange the coastal area into one of the tourist destinations.
Thanks to the hard efforts of the government and the community, Dewi Mandapa has now become one of the targets and favorites of tourists who want to visit Lampung.
Location instagramable This is also able to attract foreign tourists to enjoy the exotic charm of the natural wealth of Lampung Province.
Where is the location?
Dewi Mandapa Beach is located in the Padang Cermin area. In administrative, located in Gebang Village, Kec. Teluk Pandan, Kab. Pesawaran, Lampung Province.
This tourist location is located in the middle of the crossing route from Sari Rutut Beach to Pahawang Island, namely the Ketapang pier.
The route that must be followed if you want to reach this tourist location is through the streets of the Bandar Lampung City government office.
The journey from Bandar Lampung to the Padan Cermin area takes quite a long time. After that, have to go through the streets onderlagh about 50 meters to get to the beach.
The journey to reach the beach is indeed not easy because the road access is not very good. The road to reach the beach area is still a steep and unpaved road.
This is worsened by the roads that are not so wide that vehicles such as buses will find it difficult to enter this area.
Arriving at the Padang Cermin area, you will be greeted with an entrance route to the beach with a length of about 0.5 km.
This road must get extra energy because the roads are not yet paved.
Make sure the vehicle you are riding in is in prime condition so that you don’t have trouble crossing this terrain.
To visit Dewi Mandapa Beach, a trip from Rajabasa Terminal, Bandar Lampung, only takes about 1 hour of travel.
The two main routes that are usually taken are Jalan Pramuka-Jalan Teuku Cik Ditiro-Jalan Raden Imba Kusuma Ratu. Then you will immediately be able to go to the Padang Cermin area.
The second route is through the inner city of Bandar Lampung to the direction of Teluk Betung.
As explained earlier, if you go through this route, you will pass through the Bandar Lampung City Government Office area to enter the Gudang Garam area.
Once you pass the Gudang Garam area, you can immediately advance to the Padang Cermin area.
The uniqueness of Mandapa Beach in Lampung Province has succeeded in making tourists who have accounts curious Instagram.
Because it is one of the promising tourist destinations in Lampung spot best and interesting photos.
The number spot that photoable coupled with the seduction of the semi-turquoise blue sea water is a strong reason for tourists to rush to this tempting place.
The beach setting is indeed very charming to be background photo. The mangrove trees that protect the coast from abrasion still look shady.
Usually, visitors will choose several locations such as Pulau Cinta and Mangrove Trees.
Pulau Cinta is a small island, consisting of piles of white sand that appear to float in the sea with a heart-like shape or ‘love’.
The journey to reach Cinta Island is not too far away, it can even be traveled on foot.
Between the Beach and the Island of Love, there is a pedestrian bridge made of wood here.
This bridge was built with a mini gate to welcome tourists. The words ‘Pulau Cinta Dewi Mandapa Pesawaran’ will be a welcome greeting, a sign that tourists have started to enter the island area.
Spot The second photo is a grove of mangroves that have been arranged in such a way as to appear as if they were floating in the middle of the sea.
In this place there is a wooden chair and boards that are arranged and can be used for taking pictures.
For those who want to try taking some pictures, it is recommended to come in the morning or evening, this is to avoid the hot sun.
Apart from taking selfie photos with a charming beach background, visitors can also do other activities such as camping on the coast.
Equipment camping as well as several life guard already available on the coast. No need to worry if you don’t have it because tourists can rent all of the equipment.
Administratively, Dewi Mandapa Beach is open to the public from 08.00 to 19.00 WIB.
However, for visitors who want to do camping then it will be allowed to stay by paying an additional ticket administration fee.
The cost per night to stay is around Rp. 100,000. This rate applies to each tent per night.
For those of you who have a high adventurous spirit, you can try to stay near this beach. You will enjoy the sound of the waves crashing and the birds singing.
You can also enjoy the view of the high seas at night. If the weather is clear, feel free to capture the moment sunrise and sunset with camera.
One of the unfortunate conditions in Dewi Mandapa is that the edge or lip of the beach is not in the form of white sand but tends to be muddy.
This condition will make it difficult for tourists when they want to swim or even enjoy snorkeling around the beach.
However, there’s no need to be disappointed because snorkeling or swimming is still possible.
Pulau Cinta, which is not far from Dewi Mandapa, is the location for snorkeling and swimming for beach tourists.
To enter this area, tourists are still charged an additional entrance fee because it is not included in the initial ticket. Even so, the price set is not that expensive, only around Rp. 5,000.
In Pulau Cinta, you can not only enjoy snorkeling or swimming, the sand in this place can also be used to make some beach sand buildings.
The coral reefs in this area are still very beautiful. With clear sea water, the beauty of this coral reef can be enjoyed snorkeling.
For limitations snorkeling the safe here is usually about 100 meters from the shoreline.
When the weather is good, besides coral reefs, tourists can also enjoy the sight of small fish running around, swimming here and there.
Sharpen your eyes, and if you’re lucky, you can catch a few jellyfish passing by and saying hello.
To enjoy the facilities snorkeling This cost is not too expensive, only around Rp. 40,000.
In this place, a simple building has also been provided with a unique balcony decorated with umbrellas like mushrooms and flower-decorated statues.
Tourists can enjoy their relaxing time on the balcony, while occasionally sunbathing and enjoying the beach view.
The beach’s signature wet breeze and warm air will welcome your relaxing day.
It is also highly recommended to take some photos while relaxing in this balcony area.
This location is a place where you can take some of the best photos of the mangrove trees that decorate the beach.
Price of admission
When entering the coastal tourism area, visitors will be asked to pay an entrance ticket at a price of IDR 10,000 per motorbike or IDR 30,000 for a car.
This entrance ticket is just a ticket to enter the beach area. If tourists want to enjoy various other activities in the tourist area, then they have to spend more.
It should also be noted that the admission ticket is valid for weekdays. When entering holiday time, the price set for admission tickets also increases.
Every motorbike that wants to enter the tourist area is charged an entrance fee of around IDR 15,000, while for a car you have to pay a ticket for IDR 50,000.
When compared to some of the other beaches, this entrance ticket may sound a bit expensive.
One of them is because this tourist location has just been developed so that there are not many that support it financially.
To deposit your motorized vehicle, an additional parking fee of around IDR 3,000 for motorbikes and IDR 5,000 for cars is also required.
As we know, the Lampung area is indeed famous for its beautiful beaches. In fact, almost every beach in Lampung provides facilities for snorkeling.
Likewise in Dewi Mandapa, this beach provides various kinds of facilities, including making crossings to small islands in the Sunda Strait area.