West Java, Batu Hiu Beach

West Java, Batu Hiu Beach

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Some 12 km west of Pangandaran along the coastal road is Batu Hiu, a bizarre rock right on the coast. Its name means “Shark rock,” though sharks are not to be found anywhere in the whole coastal area. This huge rock is covered with smooth grass, has prop-rooted pandanus palms, and provides a fine vista over the whole bay.

This place has a beautiful view, which can be viewed from a hilltop full of Pandan Wong trees. About 200 m from the beach, we can find a boulder that resembles a shark (Batu Hiu).

Come to relax, run, swims. It’s all on Batu Hiu Beach. All the spoils of the good life are close enough to make your decision easy.

Facilities
Huts, food & beverage stalls, souvenir shop, parking areas, Tourist Information Centre, turtle breeding.

Ticket price: Free Entrance
Open hours: Daily

Source: westjavatourism.info

West Java, Batu Karas Beach

West Java, Batu Karas Beach

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As a coastal area, Batu Karas is a blend between the nearby Pangandaran Beach and the Batu Hiu Beach since it not only offers calm waters but also challenging waves. Thus, it is fit for both swimming and surfing.

Located about 40Km or an hour’s drive from Pangandaran, this uniquely black sandy beach is a perfect getaway since it is less crowded compared to those in Pangandaran or even Bali. 

West Java, Cijayana Beach

West Java, Cijayana Beach

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This beach has an area of ​​approximately 9 ha of land and has the type of material in the form of fine sand with a natural off-white color . Cijayana beach is a beach that has a wide beach with a width of more than 200 m and a length of 2000 m , and pandanus bidur as the dominant flora in the edge of the beach .

Stability is a good beach for small abrasion rate , and have a fairly good water conditions , such as the blue color of the water with the smell of normal water and normal temperatures . Cijayana Beach has an average wave height of 1 m, and the strength of the wind , and solar radiation was sufficient . condition of the landscape is still not exploited . This is because Cijayana beaches untouched by the wide range of tourist facilities , especially facilities . To enjoy the scenery on the beach this Cijayana , visabilitasnya very free and has a low noise level .

This beach has a small lake at the edge of the beach , and activities that can be done is to enjoy the scenery , photography , fishing , picnicking , sunbathing , walking , and playing on the beach .

West Java, Cimaja Beach

West Java, Cimaja Beach

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The Palabuhanratu area, a favorite weekend surfing destination for expatriates and a growing number of Indonesian surfers based in Jakarta, is the most crowded of West Java’s surfing grounds due to sheer ease of accessibility. Most of the surf pounded beaches in the Palabuhanratu resort area-also called Samudra Beach are just that: pure beachpound, featuring vicious riptides and big walls of water with nowhere to go. Most surfers skip this non-directional stuff and head a few kilometers due west to the sleepy fishing and rice-growing village known as Cimaja, or Cimaja Beach.

 The Cimaja break, a right that rises off a rocky reef, is reached by walking about 300 meters from the main road through beachfront sawah (rice paddies). This spot is consistently surf able because it has a solid and angular rock bottom perfectly attuned to south and southwest swells rising out of the Indian Ocean. Its rights peel off in front of a cobble-stone and boulder strewn beach that clatters like a series of giant castanets every time a wave set rolls in.

Here down below are some information for surfing at Cimaja.

Spot information for surfing at Cimaja (globalsurfer.com):

Type of break: pointbreak

Type of wave: occasionally barreling wave

Direction: right hand

Bottom: rock

Average lenght of ride: 100-200 meter lenght

Suitable for: intermediate level

Detailed information:

Crowd level: normal crowd

Best tide: mid

Ideal board size: 6’2-6’4 Thruster

Ideal wind direction: east 

Wavesize & wetsuit:

Spring – Summer – Autumn – Winter

Good: 4′ – 6′ – Overhead: 6′- 8′ – Ok : 2′- 4′ – Ok : 2′- 4′

Boardshorts – Boardshorts – Boardshorts – Boardshorts

West Java, Cipatujah Beach

West Java, Cipatujah Beach

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Cipatujah beach is one of the longest and widest beaches in West Java, located in tourism strip of Tasikmalaya to Pangandaran.

The beauty of Cipatujah beach is blend of slope slightly coastal, big waving sea and a fertile coconut plantation.The characteristic of Cipatujah beach there is a shepherd of buffalo because the beach is supported with grass field which is enough for feeding livestock. The shepherds sometimes arrange attraction of Buffalo racing just for filling blankness of time, accompanied with traditional music instrument such as Kendang, Angklung and performance of Pencak which is can be watching by local and foreign visitor every time.

In Cipatujah Beach you can enjoy a wide white sand beach with a beautiful panorama and local performances which can give you a truly unforgettable vacation.

Source: westjavatourism.info

West Java, Karang Hawu Beach

West Java, Karang Hawu Beach

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  • The beach is located abut 20 kilometers from Pelabuhan ratu town.
  • Karang Hawu Beach is known for its particular cliff with several holes on it. The cliff takes the shape of charcoal stove which in Sundanese is called Hawu. Behind the beach line is a small hill where a grave complex as a sacred place.

West Java, Karang Paranje Beach

West Java, Karang Paranje Beach

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Paranje Coral Coast is one of the beach tourism object in Garut District, which has not developed into tourist attractions, and has a temperature between 17-27 degrees Celsius. The sun on the beach is the average heat and have a great breeze. This beach has a tourism potential of the natural beauty of the beach with the presence of cluster of rocks on the beach, so this beach has a unique and special charm. On the beach can also enjoy the exotic atmosphere of the evening sunset (sunset) is clear.
This beach area with a 9-ha area of 12-13 ha. Of the whole area there are areas not yet built for tourism facilities, and only used as a residential population, and that Sarna was not used for anything as much as 4 ha. However, local communities have set up specific areas that will be used for tourism sector. Local community is very mendul
On this beach there is only a soccer field and a bridge linking the mainland with Paranje Reef coast, and a natural lake used for fishing communities.
This beach has a configuration of flat land with a slope of the ramps and the stability of soil and soil absorption is good. Type of material in the form of coastal land soft white sand and rock clusters membantang in the coastal areas. Blue coastal waters, with the smell of water and normal temperature, and the slope of the current Jaut basis. The beach is included into the category of stable beach for a little abrasion level and wave height memiJiki average of 1-2 m.
Seaweed is the dominant flora of the sea, while the dominant marine fauna is a small fish, shellfish and snails. One of the beautiful beach is a sand reef Paranje a clean white beach with a length of more than 2000 meters and 100-200 meters wide. For the beach area is a dominant flora of the bidur pandan leaves can be used as material for making matting.
The quality and cleanliness of the beach environment relatively well, because this beach is not touched at all Sarna development. In general, this beach is not found in the various forms of pollution (water, air, and soil), and there is no vandalism and garbage pollution. And this beach also has visabilitis free, and low noise level.
Administrative boundary of the Coral Coast is Paranje
as in the north bordering Singajaya village, west of the city Pameungpeuk, the south by the Indian Ocean, and on the east by the Village Cipatujah.
While natural boundary Paranje Reef beach is:
North: Rubber Plantation Mira-mare
West: River CIMERAK
South Indian Ocean
East: Pantai Indah Cijeruk

Clean water sources in the environment there is only settlement that comes from the population wells, and the distance to the water source area of the coast as far as 300 m. For electrical installations only occurred in settlements, while in coastal areas there are not electrical installations, communication systems, waste disposal systems.
Tourism activities that can be done at this beach is the beach enjoying the scenery (sightseeing), fishing, photography, playing on the beach, a walk, and saw the sunset (sunset). Activities that have the potential to be developed include boating, sunbathing, spooning Nook, and water sports. .
Because of the Coral Beach Paranje little known, so for now the majority of visitors who come to this beach only from Garut.
Legal and policy aspects of tourism object is still in the process of Garut district government regulation, managed by the Group while Activator Tourism (Kompepar) and ownership status owned by local communities.

Special Aspects
Coral Coast Paranje a quiet, beautiful and peaceful it was to have close links with a local community centa which explains the origin of the name of this beach. It is said that this beach is she become a princess hiding place. Once upon a time hid up a princess is beautiful and very fond of cockfighting (cockfighting). Then the father of the princess wants to find mate for his son, and to choose the best candidate then diadakanlah Princess Princess fighting contest. If there is a knight of the participants have successfully defeated all his opponents, the Knights will be married to the Putn. Long story short, turned out to contest won by a bad knight way that the princess did not want a knight dipersunting by these ugly, and then the Princess then went to a rocky beach and hiding behind rocks on the beach with bringing his favorite fighting cock. Since seeing his son was not in place, the King then sent his troops to find them. After days of searching, the Princess still not found.
Then the king of one of the servants look on the coast. When doing a search in the morning, he heard the rooster crowed from behind the stone mansions. Then he rnenghampiri chicken sound, after arriving at the place of origin of the sound source, the king’s servants found the princess. Apparently, the crowing rooster is fighting cock’s favorite daughter is. Therefore, this beach is named Paranje Coral, said the rock was so named because the beach there are rocks in the coastal cluster of beach. Meanwhile, word for word paranje given paranje cage means (a chicken) which is connected by a rooster kokokan’s The Princess. Thus the origin of tersabut coast reef named Paranje associated with local folklore.
Facilities located in coastal areas where hanyal a
parking with a less good condition, and surface vegetation of land with inadequate shelter. Supporting facilities of the beach comes from the nearest public facility in the form of mosques and the small mosque, health facilities and security facilities, all of which are in perrukiman population
Accommodation facilities in the region have not yet pantal UkE tHiS. But if visitors want to spend the night can use the facility
nearest accommodation located in District Pameungpeuk. as well as restaurants, which bejarak:? 6 km.

Accessibility
To reach the coast of the Coral Paranje the available means of transportation is public transportation that passes through the area with the bus fare is Rp. 12.000/orang, OJEG rate Rp. 25,000 / person, and urban transportation tariff Rp. 5000-6000 / person. Time transportation operations to this region of the clock at 5 am to 5 pm.
Contained accessibility in this area of highway with wide sub-class roads connecting the 3 m Parneungpeuk with plantation District Mira-mare, and access roads with a width of 2 m has a fairly high road and footpath width 0,5-1 m with sufficient quality.
In terms of security along the road, the road to the beach is considered good.

West Java, Pangandaran Beach

West Java, Pangandaran Beach

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Beautiful Pangandaran Beach is one tourist attraction on the coast of West Java. This beach is located in the Village Pananjung, District of Pangandaran at a distance ± 92 km south of the city Ciamis.

  • Sloping beach with clear water and the distance between the ups and downs are relatively long to allow us to swim safely
  • There are beaches with white sand and is also available rescue teams coastal tourism
  • There is a marine park with fish and fascinating marine life

Many unique event in Pangandaran, one of which is the International Kite Festival (Pangandaran International Kite Festival) with a variety of supporting activities which we can see in every month of June or July.

West Java, Pelabuhan Ratu Beach

West Java, Pelabuhan Ratu Beach

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The Pelabuhan Ratu white sands beach is also a popular vacation destination for local visitors from Sukabumi, Bogor, Bandung and Jakarta. However because of high rolling waves, some spots on the beach are considered too dangerous for swimming. Together with Pangandaran, the beach are the popular beach in West Java both facing south towards Indian Ocean. Several hotels, restaurants, resorts, and tourism facilities were built in the vicinity. Among the oldest is The Samudra Beach Hotel, established in 1966 commissioned by then Indonesian president Sukarno. The hotel keeps room 308 furnished with green colours & reserved for Nyai Loro Kidul.[3] Sukarno was involved with the exact location and the idea for the Samudra Beach Hotel.[4] The painting of Nyai Rara Kidul by Basuki Abdullah, a famous Indonesian painter, is displayed in this room.

Surfing location

Palabuhanratu has become a popular location for surfers in recent years, with its Indian Ocean location providing good waves for surfing. Several spots that are popular with for surfers are Cimaja Beach, Sunset Beach, Karang Sari Beach and Karang Aji Beach.

From June 12 to 18, 2011 the second event of West Java Surfing Championship has been initialized at Cimaja Beach which has 750 meter beach and wave about 1 to 2 meters height. The competition got 6 stars surfing premium (the highest rank) as a part of Indonesian Surfing Championship and also Asian Surfing Championship Tours. Cimaja Beach has many rocks, so sometimes it is called as Beach Without Sand.[5]

West Java, Rancabuaya Beach

West Java, Rancabuaya Beach

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It is a beach and also a traditional fisherman settlement which will be developed to become one of the tourist destinations and a beautiful resting place. This beach is located at Caringin sub-district, 102 km from downtown, can be covered in 4 hours using 4 wheeled vehicles. The route is Garut Bungbulang continued with that of Bungbulang Rancabuaya till the side of the coast.

The road to the beach is very precipitous, however its panorama is fascinating, very suitable for the tourists that have an adventure souls.

The slopping beach adorned with coral clusters and coconut trees in the side of the road to the beach make peaceful atmosphere.

The facilities provided here are: inns, villas, kiosks, small restaurants.