Location: Jl. Jayanti Beach, Cidamar, Cidaun, Cianjur Regency, West Java 43275
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HTM: IDR 5,000 per motorcycle and IDR 15,000 per car
Open and close: 24 hours
Jayanti Beach or Jayanti Beach can be said to be the most beautiful natural tourism in Cianjur. For the residents of Cianjur Jayanti Beach are familiar, they definitely know where it is. However, for tourists outside the city like Jakarta, they are still unfamiliar with the name.
Well, for those of you who are citizens of the capital who have little free time, you can visit this tourist attraction which is not too far from Jakarta. Guaranteed not to be disappointed, the environment that is still virgin is able to release fatigue and relieve stress.
Its natural beauty is able to attract thousands of visitors, even in Eid 2017 this area experienced a surge in tourists. Apart from Cianjur residents themselves, many residents outside the city also enjoy the natural panorama.
Each tour object must have its own characteristics, as well as this beach which has a characteristic like the southern coast. Namely, the waves are big, the rocks are big and the view of the sunset is so beautiful when seen from there.
If you observe the waves like the south coast of Yogyakarta. Apart from being a tour destination, Jayanti Beach is also used as a traditional port, which is where fishing boats are anchored. No wonder when you visit you find a boat.
Besides being popular for its beauty, you must have heard that there have been several incidents of people rolling in the waves here. The waves are not good for swimming, not only big waves, the currents at this beach are also swift.
While the sand has brownish black grains. The coral reefs around this area are quite large. In the southern part of the beach, there is the Kukumbung stone parlor. It is said that this object was a stopover for King Siliwangi and Kian Santang.
Even the soles of the feet were very large there. Indeed, most tour objects in Indonesia cannot be separated from legends, myths and stories of awesomeness. About the story of the King Siliwangi and Kian Santang stopover, you may believe it or not.
In some coastal areas, there are deep troughs around where fishing boats are anchored. The local people call it “lawang” which means door. So called because it is a place in and out of the port.
While the deep area or trough is called legon, taken from the language of geography. The coastline stretches from Cipakis in the west to Cisela in the east. The western part is slightly sloping, only a few areas have deep troughs.
In the eastern part, the area is full of rocks and rocks. Because the manager has realized the tourism potential of Jayanti Beach, supporting facilities have been built for the convenience of visitors and fishermen.
Now, even wooden boats have been replaced by fiber boats, so they look nicer and more durable. Apart from just enjoying the beautiful natural scenery, you can do various activities at this tourist attraction.
What Can Be Done
The activities or activities that you can do when visiting Jayanti Beach are:
If you want to see the perfect natural beauty, wait until late afternoon. Gradually the sun fell, the bright rays turned yellow. The evening light began to display a charm that could not be missed.
As the seconds went by, it was time for the earth’s light to immerse itself in the expanse of the clear blue ocean and it began to get dark. That is the atmosphere at sunset. Don’t forget to take pictures, pose interestingly against a sunset background, able to make your Instagram followers jealous.
b. Playing on the beach
It’s best not to swim, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything. You can still play on the beach. Waiting for sea water pushed by the waves on the west coast. Relaxing in the sand, while building a sandstone is also fun.
c. Exploring to the Middle of the Sea
So, for those who like challenges, rent a fishing boat to see the conditions at the center of the beach. Have the fisherman direct the boat. But, if you’re afraid, it’s better not to go to the middle. Because using a boat instead of a ship.
Bring a fishing rod too when you rent a fishing boat. Because, there are a variety of fish in the ocean. If you are lucky you will get a big fish.
d. Photo Hunting
With its keasriannnya, it is certainly suitable as a place to hunt for beautiful photos. Apart from the setting of the sunset, you can go to the beach and there is a concrete fort which is used to reduce the erosion of sea water against the ground. Well, there you can take selfies by yourself or with friends.
If we observe again, the location is good for pre-wedding shooting. However, keep in mind that you have to be careful when taking photos on the beach.
This area is classified as a tourist destination in the development stage, so there are not many facilities provided for visitors. But, you can still find a place to eat, the food prices are quite cheap, the menu is pretty decent.
Indeed, there are no five-star hotels, but there are inns or houses for rent. So, at night watching the sunset view, visitors can spend the night. The price range for lodging here is around IDR 50,000 / night.
Price of admission
Jayanti Beach is open 24 hours with an entrance ticket price of only IDR 5,000 per motorbike. Meanwhile, a four-wheeled vehicle costs Rp. 15,000. Of course very cheap, compared to the pleasure of watching beautiful scenery.
Road to Location
This nature tourism is located on Jl. Jayanti Beach, Cidamar, Cidaun, Cianjur Regency, West Java 43275. The location is not far from Sukabumi or Bogo. There are several routes or ways to get there. If from Bandung use a private car or motorbike, via Ciwidey, then Naringgulm, Cidaun and Jayanti.
This route pampers visitors the most because along the way the exotic natural beauty stretches. The trip can be taken for 2 – 3 hours. Meanwhile, if you are from Jakarta, the route is different and quite far from the first route.
From Jakarta to Cianjur, then to Sukanagaram Tanggeung, Sindangbarang, Cidaun and arrived at Jayanti. There are actually many other alternative routes to this area. Use GPS and google map to make it easier.
- Follow the rules or warnings from the manager. Do not violate the warning from the guard.
- Bring your own lunch more delicious. Open your lunch, sit on the beach with a mat, then eat with your loved ones. Really fun.
- Set the vacation time, determine how long it will be there. If you want to watch the sunset, book lodging around the location.
- If you stay overnight that you have your own toiletries, don’t forget to bring a tissue or plastic bag as a trash can.
- If you bring children, supervise them. Because, the waves are big, many victims drowned here.
- Bring warm clothes, don’t daydream or get separated from the group.
- Maintain an attitude for personal safety.
Start planning vacation time with your family or loved ones. Prepare a budget and sufficient provisions. Even though you don’t believe in the myths, don’t violate anything that is prohibited by the manager or that is believed by the surrounding community.