Location: Galang Baru, Batam City, Riau Islands, 29487
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The area around Barelang is very well known in the Riau Islands. In particular, if you are deliberately in Batam for tourism. This Industrial City of Batam does have an amazing charm if traced deeper. The archipelago around the island of Batam holds extraordinary natural beauty.
Many people do not expect to get a gift like that when they are in Batam. Of course, according to the landscape, the beauty is not far from the word sea, beach and island. However, the unique thing is that visitors will not find it difficult to travel the distance from island to island. Usually, people use boats when going to the island. However, for this area, land access has been made by the government.
For this reason, visitors can see such beautiful tourist objects. Of course, they had to travel a great distance. Visitors will drive across the ocean around Batam. However, this is not a problem. The smile on your face will expand as you enjoy a long trip with satisfying results.
The land access is reached by crossing the bridge from Batam Island to Galang. In every area around the bridge, there are several beautiful beaches that you can stop at to the end.
The beach is Kalat on the island of Rempang Jembatan 4. Jabu Barelang is next to Mirota. Then, Airnanti after Zore on bridge 4. On bridge 5, there is a beautiful beach called Viovio. In the 0 kilometer area, there is another Cakang beach which is located at the end of Galang.
In fact, Cakang is not the most end place even though it is at the 0 kilometer point. After that, you will find that the beach is unspoiled and still very natural. The area is known as Tegar Putri. It takes an extra struggle to enjoy the charming tip of Galang Island.
The route to the location
Tegar Putri Beach is located in the Galang Baru area. The island in Galang Baru is connected by the Barelang bridge. To be precise, the location of Tegar Putri is at the very end of the island cluster connected by a bridge.
Tegar putri is in the Barelang area 6. The location is after Viovio beach which is on the Barelang 5 bridge. You have to travel 20 minutes to get to the destination from Viovio.
If you start the journey from Batu Aji, you will drive to the location for 1 hour. After arriving at the Barelang 6 bridge, you will see Hasyim’s twin towers. About 500 meters from this place, there is another tower, precisely on the right. To the left of where the tower is located, that is the road to Tegar Putri.
You will find a large banner when you are on the left of the road. If you estimate from Bridge 6, it will only take about 15 minutes to get there. There is the gate to Tegar Putri beach. From the port of PT. PARI, the distance to Telaga Putri is also not far, only a few meters. This is a special alternative if you go to the location by boat or boat.
To go here, visitors should bring their own vehicle. There is no special public transportation to the location. But you have to be careful. Because the streets here are not all smooth. Access roads that are rocky and sandy are still here.
The entrance fee to Tegar Putri is not that expensive. For adults and children, admission prices are differentiated. If you want to enjoy the beach to your heart’s content, you only need to pay Rp. 10,000 per person. It is a special rate for adults.
Meanwhile, children are only half the price of adult visitors, namely Rp. 5000 per person. Uniquely, you will not be charged a special parking fee. The entrance fee is included in the parking fee. So, this tourism object is cheap.
The charm of Tegar Putri Beach
Tegar Putri including the beach is still new. It has only been opened for two years, namely the beginning of 2016 in January. So, there are not so many visitors to this place. Moreover, the location is one of the most distant compared to other areas connected by the Barelang bridge.
Like most beaches on the island, Tegar Putri is a charming place. The area is still natural and shady. The air is not very polluted. That’s why the sea water is still clear, a sign that this beach is indeed clean. The sand is very fine and soft when stepped on by feet.
Tegar Putri is a beautiful beach when viewed and enjoyed. The coastline is quite long. The atmosphere around this place is also comfortable. Many large trees still grow in the environment around the island. That’s why the weather is also quite cool when under the shade of a tree.
This beach is still classified as a type of seaside land with sloping conditions. Even though there are some parts that have sharp rocks, they are still in the safe category. This place is very comfortable for swimming activities. Especially when the tide is high. So you don’t have to go so far to do this activity.
However, it is different if the sea water is not tidal. You have to walk towards the middle of the sea to get enough water for swimming activities. If visitors to go for recreation with families, especially children, they should take them to a part where there is no reef. Namely the middle part of the Tegar Putri coastline.
In addition, parents who bring their children will be comfortable to rest while watching them play from afar. Moreover, the atmosphere at the location is also very good to make you fall asleep. However, you also need to be careful, even though the beach conditions are not that threatening. Especially when it comes to children.
Even though it is still new, the facilities provided for visitors are actually quite complete. The main facilities for a tourist spot are available and can be used. The parking space provided by the manager is very convenient.
The location is not so far from the beach for a place to play. You can easily bring a variety of equipment for tours to the beach. The area is shady because it is under the shade of a big tree
In addition, the facilities for primary needs are quite complete. You can find toilets, bathrooms to rinse, mushalla and there are also stalls to buy snacks and drinks around the location.
Along the coast, there are also some trash bins which are quite adequate for visitors. Visitors are also not difficult to find a place to dispose of the trash they produce while on the beach. In addition to increasing awareness not to litter, this beach is also clean because visitors and managers alike take care of the gifts given by nature.
Then, there are gazebos that can be rented and there are many here. The rental fee for each gazebo is Rp. 50,000. Visitors can spend time playing on the beach more comfortably by using a gazebo.