Gunungkidul Beach never disappoints. The natural beauty and the swishing of the waves on the beach that make you feel at home for a long time, will make tourists continue to come to take advantage of their vacation time. One of the beaches that is considered beautiful is Pantai Need. Silence and areas that are still minimally touched by people make this beach feel like a private beach.
In accordance with the name ‘Pantai Need’, this beach is considered a tourist destination that is always needed by people to unwind. The serenity mixed with the fresh air in the beach area is perfect if you use it to enjoy a break from a day’s office activities. The location, which is located in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, is often used as an option for visitors who don’t like crowds.
Price of admission
This fairly new beach is not inferior to the charm of other white sand beaches throughout the area in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. The exact location is in Bedalo Hamlet, Krambil Sawit Village, Saptosari, Gunungkidul. If you take a trip to this beach, you can simultaneously enjoy the beauty of Ngalimun Beach and Ngeden Beach, which are located in a line with Need Beach.
To enter the beach area, it only costs IDR 10,000 per person. The entrance fee retribution fee is not only used to enter the Need Beach area, but can also be used to surround beaches that are still in one area. Another plus when visiting this area is that you don’t have to pay for parking because there are no parking fees here.
Getting to the beach requires a road trip of approximately 1.5 to 2 hours from the city center of Yogyakarta, which is 60 km away. The beach, which is located in the southern part of Gunungkidul, is unique because near this area there are several underground rivers that enter the Mount Seribu area or the Kars region.
If you are interested in visiting Need Beach, there are several access road routes to get to the white sand beach, including:
1. Through Imogiri
Jalan Imogiri-Siluk-Panggang-Giriwungu-take the direction of Saptosari-Ngloro-take a right to the T-junction Ngejaman-SMPN 1-Pantai Ngeden-take towards Pantai Need
2. Via Jalan Wonosari
Jalan Wonosari-Piyungan-Patuk-SAmbipitu-Gading-take a right from the junction-Tumpak-Pasar Playen-Paliyan-Jalan Panggang-Wonosari-Jetis-Balai Desa Krambil Sawit-take the route of Pantai Ngeden-take towards Pantai Need
Of the two routes, it will make it easier for you to get to the location quickly if taken from Jalan Imogiri. However, it must be remembered that the route is chosen according to the closest location to where you are. If finding your location is still a little difficult, you can ask local people or use google maps as a reference for your trip.
As the name implies, Need Beach is often needed by visitors, especially those who like silence. Even though to get to this location is very far and requires a trip through winding and unpaved roads, this beach still has a very natural atmosphere and fresh air.
In contrast to other white sand beaches located in Gunungkidul, Need beach does not have the facilities for food stalls or rental of other facilities, considering that this beach has not been paid much attention to by the local government and is rarely hunted by tourists.
The beach location is also not too wide, but when you arrive at the location, you will immediately be treated to a view full of lush trees and Karst mountains. Besides that, the color of the sea which is Tosca blue combined with sea water looks amazing. To explore the entire coastal location area, you can take advantage of several spots and activities that can be done, including the following:
1. Ngeden Beach
This beach is located in a row with Need Beach. This beach can be an alternative if you are bored with Need Beach.
2. Ngalimun Beach
Just like Ngeden Beach, this beach is close to Need Beach. To reach this location, it only takes a few minutes on foot.
3. The existence of cliffs in the coastal area
On this beach, it is often used to spot photos of couples who are present there. The atmosphere is still quiet, making this beach invaded by many young couples. Apart from the beauty of the beach, what else is offered is the view of the two cliffs combined with white sand.
4. Can be used to play ball and play water
You can also use this very quiet location to play football with friends in the middle of the stretch of beach water. In contrast to other beaches that have many visitors so it is less cool to enjoy the beach.
Unfortunately, on this beach there is not a single shop open, not even one that sells drinks or snacks. So it’s better for those of you who want a beach atmosphere as if you own it, you should bring your own food provisions to enjoy in the beach area. But you also have to keep the beach clean and don’t throw food trash anywhere.
The advantages and disadvantages of Need Beach, of course, must be carefully considered by you as a tourist. It should be tailored to your travel needs, if you just want to unwind with friends from work or college, of course it is the right choice if you visit this beach. It is enough to bring your own tent and do a campfire in the middle of the night later. Have a nice vacation and enjoy this beach like your own beach.