Location: Tasikmadu Village, Watulimo District, Trenggalek Regency, East Java 66382
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HTM: Rp. 10,000 per person
Open and close : Every day (07.00-17.00)
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If you are currently in the city of Trenggalek and want to take a vacation, then you can try visiting one of the popular tourist locations of Trenggalek city called white sand beach. This beach is a very comfortable place to unwind and refresh your mind.
Yes, if in Gresik city there is Delegan beach with white sand beaches, in Trenggalek city there is a white sand beach which also offers almost the same beauty.
Calm waves which are also characteristic of Delegan Gresik beach, can also be found here. The difference is, the waves on the white sand beach of Trenggalek are said to be calmer. It almost looked like it wasn’t choppy.
Location of trenggalek white sand beach
Trenggalek white sand beach is located in the Watulimo district. Or precisely located on the Prigi Highway, Tasikmadu Village, Watulimo District, Trenggalek Regency, East Java.
The distance from Trenggalek city center is about 39 kilometers with an estimated travel time of 1.12 hours by motor vehicle.
Meanwhile, if measured from the city of Tulungagung, the white sand beach of Trenggalek is about 40 kilometers. Meanwhile, from the city of Surabaya, we have to travel 186 kilometers to get there.
Closer to trenggalek white sand beach
Apart from being known as the white sand beach, it is also known as the Karanggoso beach. But indeed, the name white sand is more popularly used by visitors to call it.
Besides the attraction of white sand and very calm waves. It also has another attraction, namely having a long coastline and clear sea water.
This coastal area stretches for 4 kilometers with rows of palm trees appearing to grow on the edges. It is guaranteed that those of you who come here will be very free to do any holiday activities along the edges.
Meanwhile, for those of you who prefer to spend vacation time in the middle of the sea. So the clear water of the white sand beach, certainly makes you feel more at home in the middle of the sea for swimming or playing in the water.
No wonder if the holiday season has arrived, this beach is always packed with hundreds to almost thousands of visitors from the city of Trenggalek or other cities.
Apart from white sand, calm waves and clear sea water. There is one more attraction of this Karanggoso beach and it can be said that it has become a separate icon that distinguishes it from other beaches in the city of Trenggalek.
The icon is the existence of a simple pier on the west coast, where even though it is only made of wood, due to its uniqueness, this crane is often used as a pre-feed photo spot for brides-to-be.
And finally, in the afternoon, on the cliff on its side, we will find lots of people relaxing enjoying the afternoon while waiting for the sun to set.
Details of activities that can be done on the white sand beach
There are various activities that you can do to fill your vacation time while you are here. These activities include:
The most common activity when on vacation at the beach is swimming. Here, you can swim very comfortably because the sea waves are very calm.
In fact, you will feel a swimming atmosphere similar to swimming in a swimming pool because there are almost no waves.
In addition, the clear sea water will also make you not hesitate to dive into the water to see the underwater atmosphere.
And for those of you who want to swim using a buoy. There are also many float tires that are ready to use only by paying a rent that is not too expensive.
- Getting around by boat
Around the Karanggoso beach there are several small islands which are often the destination of tourists when traveling by boat. These small islands are Watu Duku, Watu Bentis and Goa Merah.
You are only charged a boat rental rate of Rp. 100,000 per group to get around the boat with a duration of 2 hours. Very cheap, of course, with 2 hours plus getting the experience around the beach which is certainly hard to forget.
- Get your adrenaline going on a banana boat
A super large hot air balloon in the shape of a banana will take you around the coast with extreme speed. You can choose this activity if you want to test your adrenaline when you are bored with ordinary activities.
Banana boat is an activity to ride a hot air balloon that is pulled using a fast boat or boat. Your guts will be tested with the fast speed of the balloon which is sometimes pulled with an often unpredictable trajectory.
However, many passengers usually fall from the top of the balloon and fall into the water when trying this banana boat. Although many also say that this adds to the fun, you should be careful when trying it.
If necessary, ask the guides for breafing or guidance before boarding the banana boat.
Oh yes, you can try this banana boat ride by paying a fee of Rp. 30,000 per person.
- Enjoy the atmosphere while sitting under the tree
Apart from being active on the edge or in the middle of the sea, many visitors also choose to enjoy the breeze by sitting under a tree.
Enjoying the holidays in this way is even more fun because there are dozens of shady trees that grow here.
Existing facilities on site
To support visitor convenience. The tourist site manager has prepared several public facilities. some of them are:
- Parking area.
- The bench where visitors sit.
- Washroom / WC.
- Food stalls.
The route to get there
To get to Karanggoso beach is not difficult, this is because the road access to get there is on average quite good.
In addition, in strategic places along the road, signs have also been installed to make it easier for visitors to find their exact location.
If you come from Trenggalek city center, then the easiest route you can take is by passing the Trenggalek – Tulungagung road.
Those who come from outside the city are the same. Follow this path by starting the journey from downtown Trenggalek. If you have trouble, you can use the google map to find the location quickly and precisely.
Opening times and admission prices
Karanggoso beach will usually be crowded every holiday or weekend. Therefore if you want to find crowds, then you also have to come on holidays.
But even so, if you don’t have time to come on a holiday, you can come on a weekday. Managers open a schedule of visits every day from morning to 17.00.
On holidays, the entrance ticket price you have to pay is Rp. 10,000 per person. Meanwhile, on weekdays the price may be much cheaper.
So it all depends on your opportunity and choice. It’s okay to come on holidays, weekdays are okay too.