Vacations are very important for our mental health. Being busy with your routine for too long can stress you out. One of the attractions that can make your mind fresher is beach tourism. You don’t have to go all the way to Bali or Lombok to travel to beautiful beaches. In Malang, East Java, there are also many beaches that you deserve to visit.
One of them is Bolu Bolu Beach. Bolu Bolu Beach is no less than other famous beaches in Malang. Besides offering the beauty of the beach, here you can also dive to enjoy the beauty of coral reefs and various biota under the sea. Then there is the Dampit waterfall which makes the atmosphere fresher.
Price of admission
To be able to enter the tourist area of Bolu Bolu Beach, you will be charged around IDR 5,000 for an entrance ticket. Of course this cost is very affordable when compared to what beautiful scenery will await you. In addition, of course, this cost will later be used to improve facilities to support visitor convenience.
This beach location is quite strategic. You must first take a boat to get to the Bolu Bolu Beach area. Precisely this beach is located in Lenggoksono Hamlet, in Purwodadi Village, Tirtoyudo District, Malang Regency, East Java Province. If you are an out-of-town tourist, first of all of course you have to come to Malang city first. Then take the road to Gadang and then to Bululawang. After that walk towards the Turen area then to the Dampit area.
Only then will you arrive at Tirtoyudo. At Tirtoyudo, you will arrive at a T-junction and turn right towards Lenggoksono Hamlet and Purwodadi Village. From here you will first arrive at Lenggoksono Beach and pay an entrance ticket for IDR 5,000 per person. Enjoy the beauty of the sand of this beach before you continue your trip to Bolu Bolu Beach. Lenggoksono Beach is where you cross to Bolu Bolu Beach. If you want to do snorkeling first, you can rent the equipment for IDR 25,000.
Here are some tourist attractions that you can enjoy while visiting Bolu Bolu Beach:
1. Tour Boat
From Lenggoksono Beach, you will continue your journey by boat. The boat from Lenggoksono Beach has a destination to Bolu Bolu Beach. However, before you arrive at Bolu Bolu Beach, you can choose to stop by three beaches at once, namely Bowele Beach, Banyu Anjlok Beach, and only Bolu Bolu Beach.
To get on this boat you have to pay IDR 50,000 per person. This boat can accommodate 11 to 12 people. Don’t be afraid of drowning because while on the passenger boat, life jackets are provided to maintain safety. Usually for the route to Bolu Bolu Beach, you will first stop at Banyu Anjlok Beach.
2. Stop at Banyu Beach Dropped
On this beach you will witness a unique natural phenomenon. There is a fresh water waterfall whose water goes directly to the sea. When you stop at this beach, don’t miss the sensation of bathing in a waterfall on the beach.
3. Stop at Bowele Beach
After that, you will continue the journey to Bowele Beach. Here there are a variety of beautiful coral reefs under the sea. You can do snorkeling first before continuing the trip. After being satisfied to see the underwater beauty on this beach, then the boat goes to Bolu Bolu Beach.
4. Beautiful and Clean Beach
Bolu Bolu Beach is near Lenggoksono Beach and Banyu Anjlok Beach. This beach can be an option if you don’t like a busy beach like the two beaches. So it can be said that Bolu Bolu Beach is a clean and beautiful beach because few people visit it. This is also very suitable for those of you who want to feel what it is like to vacation on your own beach.
5. Camping on a quiet beach
Of course it would be great if you could spend a vacation on the beach while camping on a quiet beach, it feels like a private beach, right? Don’t forget to bring cooking utensils that are used when camping.
Clear water decorated with shady trees around it makes this beach even more beautiful. You can laze on the sand or go diving in the underwater area which contains beautiful views. Bolu Bolu Beach is indeed famous for its underwater beauty. So here the highly recommended activity is snorkeling. With the price as mentioned above, you can already use your snorkeling gear and dive right in and enjoy the beauty of coral reefs and other marine life.
That’s a review of Bolu Bolu Beach, starting from its natural beauty, ticket prices, facilities provided, to activities that can be done while on the beach. Of course, a vacation on the beach will be more fun if spent with the closest people such as family and friends. Happy holiday!