Malang is famous for its beach attractions. There are hidden beaches, some are already famous. One of the many famous beautiful beaches in Malang is Sendang Biru Beach. This beach is famous for its exotic natural beauty. This beach, which is located in the southern city of Malang, faces the Indonesian ocean which is known for its big waves. But who would have thought that this beach doesn’t have big waves, instead it is relatively calm. This is because the island of Sempu blocks and breaks the big waves that come towards the beach.
Sempu Island is also part of the beauty of Sendang Biru Beach tourism. Having clear and calm sea water, in addition to the presence of Sempu Island, makes Sendang Biru Beach one of the favorite tourist destinations at home and abroad. If you are interested in visiting this beach, please refer to the following reviews.
Entrance ticket prices to Sendang Biru Beach
Like most tourist objects in the country, to enter the location of Sendang Biru Beach, visitors are also required to buy an entrance ticket. You don’t need to be expensive, you only need to pay IDR 5,000 for one ticket per person. That is a very cheap price for an entrance ticket to a tourist attraction as beautiful as Sendang Biru Beach.
Sendang Biru Beach is located in Tambakrejo Village, Sumbermanjing Wetan District, Malang Regency, East Java Province. If you go from Malang city, the distance to be covered is about 65 kilometers. This distance can be covered within 2 to 3 hours by using a motorized vehicle. Because there is no public transportation, of course you have to bring a private vehicle to the location. From Malang City, you have to go to Gadang first. From Gadang follow the straight road then turn left which will take you to the Krebet Sugar Factory. Well, from this factory there will be lots of directions to Sendang Biru Beach, so you don’t need to be afraid of getting lost. From the sugar factory, follow the directions that are there and later you will meet the Pindad Factory and here turn left which is a corner. Passing the curving road, you will enter a rural area. From here, the distance to be taken is only 15 kilometers to Sendang Biru Beach. For tips on the journey, it is advisable to prepare and maintain the physical condition and also the condition of the vehicle in a fit condition because it will pass many winding roads. Even so, along the way the eye will be spoiled by the beautiful and beautiful views of trees and forests. In addition, the temperature on the South Coast of Malang is also relatively cool.
Tourism Object on Sendang Biru beach
Then what will spoil you when you arrive at Sendang Biru Beach? Here are some of them:
1. Beautiful Beach Views
As explained above, thanks to the island of Sempu across from the beach, the water at Sendang Biru Beach is very calm. Besides being calm, the water is also clean so it is perfect for just swimming. Besides swimming, on this beach you can sunbathe and do snorkeling enjoying the beautiful underwater panorama. This natural beauty makes Sendang Biru Beach area often used as the location for pre-wedding photos by many people.
2. Tour Boat
In the Sendang Biru Beach area, there are also boats that can be rented, either to go to Sempu Island, or just to get around the beach. The rental prices offered range from IDR 100,000 to IDR 150,000 for motorboats and IDR 50,000 to IDR 70,000 for rowboats.
3. Sempu Island
Apart from pampering your eyes with beautiful views complete with clear and calm water, at Sendang Biru Beach you can also visit Sempu Island. This island is very beautiful because it is included in a nature reserve area. To go to the island which has an area of about 877 hectares, you have to rent a boat at a rate of around Rp. 100,000.
4. Lake on the island of Sempu
On arrival at Sempu Island, you can do many interesting activities. One of them visited several famous lakes there, such as the Anakan Lake, the Catfish Lake, and the Sat Lake. All the lakes present a beautiful view.
For those of you who like fishing, in the tourist area of Sendang Biru Beach, there are also fishing spots. Besides that, you can also fish from rented boats.
6. Traditional parties
Besides being able to enjoy beach activities, here are also unique things that you can follow. Every September there will be a traditional party called Pelik Laut party. Lasting for one week, there will be a variety of events held, such as dangdutan, wayang entertainment, and an event to wash a large tumpeng containing sea products into the middle of the sea. This event is a symbol of public gratitude to God.
7. Overnight at the Inn
It’s a shame if you only spend one day at this beach. You can stay at several inns if you want to satisfy yourself exploring other beaches such as Bajul Mati Beach and Balekambang which are on one coastline. There are about 7 homestay places that can be rented for around Rp. 200,000 per two people.
That’s a review of the very beautiful Sendang Biru Beach. If you are interested, what are you waiting for? Immediately determine the vacation schedule to this beach!