Location: Sendangbiru, Tambakrejo, Sumbermanjang Wetan, Malang Regency, East Java Province 65176
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Rates: IDR 5,000 / person
Operational hour: 24 hours
The beauty of Malang is endless. Especially when talking about natural tourism.
Well, this time the Travel Blog Indonesiateam will discuss one of the tourist attractions south of Malang, namely Sendang Biru Beach.
This tourist spot is one of the pride that Malang residents have besides Goa Cina Beach, Sempu Island and others.
The complete address of Sendang Biru Beach is in Tambakrejo Village, Sumbermanjang Wetan. This beach is towards the south of Malang Regency.
The scenery provided is also very beautiful and exotic. So do not be surprised if so many who come here are not only from local visitors.
Many tourists also come from outside areas such as Surabaya, Bandung, Jakarta and Jember.
Of course this beach is no less cool than other beaches in Indonesia. What are the beauties that Sendang Biru Beach has, let’s discuss it together.
History of Origins
As well as other tourist attractions, Sendang Biru Beach also has a story about the origin of the name Sendang Biru Beach.
Uniquely, this beach is directly opposite another beach, namely Sempu. Indeed, tourists who come to Sendang Biru always continue to Sempu Beach.
This beach is only separated by a fairly small and narrow strait, usually used for sports.
Sendang Biru Beach is located in the southern area of Malang City which is famous for its myths and mystery stories. Although not thick with haunted areas or other areas in Sendang Biru Beach, religious activities are still often carried out.
Every day of Shawwal, which is between the 7th or 8th, a lot of fishermen come to Sendang Biru Beach to perform certain rituals.
Fishermen or even local residents take water in the area around Sendang Biru Beach. Sendang Biru Beach also has fresh water springs which are considered to have useful uses.
Local residents believe that the water in the spring can be used to cure illnesses. Even so, all return to themselves to believe it or not.
The name Sendang Biru has a unique meaning from the Javanese language, namely a spring that has a blue color.
The water on Sendang Biru Beach also looks natural and very clear. The blue color is believed to come from the reflection of the sky so that the sea water is clearly visible.
If you come in the month of Shawwal, which is around September, you can find various kinds of traditional activities that are often carried out such as orchestra, wayang kulit and dangdut.
This is done as a form of gratitude for fishermen and local residents for the blessings that have been given. Besides being able to enjoy this traditional party, you can get acquainted with local residents and of course it will add to a more exciting experience.
Beauty and Potential
The sand on Sendang Biru Beach is known for its clean and white sand. The sea water is also very clean and clear, making visitors feel at home and comfortable.
Besides that, the scenery is also very beautiful. Of course this is very fitting to be a very exciting experience.
Of course, don’t forget to capture this moment by taking a picture or so that you can make it as a memento.
There are so many photo spots that you can take at Sendang Biru Beach, so don’t worry if the photos you take are not good. Another moment that is very fitting is when you take photos when the sunset comes.
What else are we waiting for while on vacation to a beach if the sun doesn’t set. This exotic sight is of course very popular with all sea-loving visitors.
Sendang Biru Beach is also a place to find fish. Lots of local residents who have a livelihood as fishermen.
All this is evidenced by the existing scenery, namely lined up of beautiful fishing boats. Uniquely, these fishing boats are decorated with beautiful colors that make visitors want to see and take pictures around the boat.
Apart from being used as a means of fishing, you can also rent these boats. If you want to get around Sendang Biru Beach, you can rent this fishing boat.
The rate given to rent a boat is quite cheap. There are several options such as motorboats or using oars.
For motorboats you can rent at prices ranging from 100 to 150 thousand rupiah, while rowing boats are around 50 to 75 thousand rupiah. This price will make you go around the beach to the neighboring beach, namely Sempu Beach.
One thing that makes Sendang Biru Beach also visited is the existence of a fish auction or TPI.
The fishermen always sell back here, so when you go to Sendang Biru Beach, you can immediately buy various types of sea fish at relatively cheap prices than on the market.
There are many types of sea fish that you can find, namely squid, lobster, tuna, mackerel, white kaka and many others. Even the fish on Sendang Biru Beach are well known to the point that they are exported abroad.
Other facilities available at Sendang Biru Beach are the provision of lodging or hotels. This beach is managed by a company called Forestay, so lodging facilities are very available.
There are lots of options that you can use, such as the guest houses around the beach. The price is also relatively cheap, which is around 75 to 100 thousand rupiah per night.
Because of the popularity of Sendang Biru Beach, you can also see the video on social media such as YouTube. Lots of visitors who have been to Sendang Biru Beach upload fun videos while at Sendang Biru Beach.
Before going on vacation, it’s a good idea to watch these videos so you know in advance how beautiful the scenery is at Sendang Biru Beach. Then it will make you even more curious and want to immediately go to Sendang Biru Beach.
Road to Location
Getting to Sendang Biru Beach is very easy to pass, we will provide an explanation of the route you have to take either using public or private transportation.
Actually, besides you can come to Sendang Biru Beach, there are also other tourist attractions that are still in one lane. Call it Bajul Mati, Balekambang, 3 Color Beach and Sempu Beach.
Like the proverb that says every 3 money, so one way you can visit various tourist attractions. The location of the many beaches is very close.
If you depart from outside a city like Surabaya, then you have to get off in Malang City. From Malang City itself to Sendang Biru Beach you need about 2 hours using city transportation.
The current price is around 4 thousand rupiah. Or you can also use a small bus heading towards Turen. For this bus you need to pay around 15 thousand rupiah.
After you have to go back to using other transportation such as motorcycle taxis to get to Sendang Biru Beach.
Well, this time we will explain for those of you who use private vehicles. For this it is easier than by public transport.
You can also use the coordinates that we provide and connect directly to the online map on the google map. You can download the application on your cellphone. The costs you spend are also easier and the time is also more efficient and faster.
From the city of Malang you have to pass the Gadang area, so after that just go straight and then turn left. After that you will find a factory, namely Sugar Krebet.
There you will see a road sign to Sendang Biru Beach. After that you will pass the Pindad Factory then continue by turning left and the road is quite curving.
After exiting the cornering road you will begin to enter the countryside. From there, about 15 km will arrive at Sendang Biru Beach.
The opening hours at Sendang Biru Beach are open 24 hours a day. Because you can also stay at several inns that have been provided.
For lodging we have discussed above, you can choose in terms of price or facilities provided. Of course, everything that is given will provide comfort for visitors to the Blue Sendang Beach tour.
Price of admission
As for the entrance ticket price in 2020, you only need to pay 5 thousand rupiah per person. Very cheap isn’t it, a very cheap price with a very beautiful view on Sendang Biru Beach.
Vacation at a very low cost, of course, will make the heart cheerful and happy. So, have you decided when to go to Sendang Biru Beach?