If you are traveling to Lombok Island, try to take the time to visit Selong Belanak Beach which is located in Central Lombok district. This beach has clean white sand and of course, has a view that is no less beautiful than the other beaches on the island of Lombok.
Selong Belanak Beach is located in the southern area of central Lombok. The beautiful scenery on this beach cannot be enjoyed just like that, you have to sacrifice to beat the obstacles when you want to go to this beach.
Entrance Ticket Prices for Selong Belanak Beach
To enjoy the beauty of Selong Belanak Lombok Beach, you only need to pay an entrance ticket fee of Rp. 2,000 per person. Then for the cost of parking a vehicle such as a car, it is only Rp. 5,000 and Rp. 2,000 for motorbikes. The cost is very low for this irreplaceable natural beauty.
Routes and Location of Selong Belanak Beach Lombok
The journey to Selong Belanak Beach is not easy. This is what makes you have to sacrifice to get to this beach, because you have to be very careful when along the road to get to this beach. The winding road and going up and down hills is one good reason so you have to extract carefully.
In addition, this beach, which has a stretch of white sand with clear blue sea water, is far from urban areas, so it is not uncommon for tourists to spend approximately 2 hours to get to this beach, even if the road conditions are hotmik.
If you go to Selong Belanak Beach from the city of Mataram, you only need to go to the Lombok Airport route, then when you are at the Batujai Intersection, you can turn right and follow the bend until you meet the Nurul Huda Batujai Mosque.
Arriving at the T-junction of the mosque, you can turn left to go to the Penunjak line which will take you to the market corner, which is approximately 30 meters from the market, you have to turn right again to pass the village of Mutup.
Then after that you can go straight south to the T-junction that is the Selong Beranak Gate which is the door to Selong Belanak Beach. From the gate, you only need to go straight until you find the beautiful white sand from Selong Belanak Beach.
Tourism Activities at Selong Belanak Beach
Apart from enjoying the beautiful panoramic view of Selong Belanak Beach Lombok, there are several tourist activities that you can do while enjoying the beauty of the beach, including:
1. Tracing Selong Belanak Beach by boat
Around the Selong Belanak Beach area, there are lots of local fishing boats ready to take you to explore Selong Belanak Beach from the sea route. Tourists only need to pay Rp. 5,000 per person.
If you don’t want to play water or get wet, you can still enjoy and explore the beauty of this beach by walking on the edge of the beach, even more fun and challenging if done in groups.
In addition to tracing the lips of Selong Belanak Beach, you can go to a large pile of stones which is not too far from Selong Belanak Beach, but you have to flip your pants so that they don’t get wet when heading to the rock area.
2. Playing sand at Selong Belanak Beach
The white sand that stretches widely on the lips of Selong Belanak Beach, makes anyone who comes to visit this beach will be amazed at its beauty, coupled with other natural panoramas, which seem to line up neatly and in harmony with the wealth of this Lombok beach.
In addition, the softness of the white sand can add to the beach tourism activities on Selong Belanak Beach, where tourists, especially tourists who bring their children or family trips, can play and make sand castles with soft white sand.
You need to know that the white sand on this beautiful beach feels very soft, unlike the white sands on other beaches on the island of Lombok, where the other sand is mixed with rock flakes which makes it not too soft like sand in Selong Belanak.
3. Special interest tours in Selong Belanak village
In addition to beach tourism activities in general, around the Selong Belanak Beach area there are many residential areas that are still traditional and very simple which can become special interest tourism activities. Building a typical Lombok house and a quiet rural atmosphere is a pleasure for tourists.
In addition, it is accompanied by the sea breeze and the sound of the waves, which adds to the distinctive atmosphere of this quiet village. This can be a solution for those of you who are bored with the noisy atmosphere of the urban binger.