Are you wondering visit the Indonesian beach? Since Indonesia consists of so many islands, which one another is parted by the ocean, you may not find it difficult to find one of those beaches. They spread in some Indonesian cities that make people curious to visit one of them.
As the technology of transportation evolves in Indonesia, there are so many ways to get to the beach. Commonly the location is not far from the city so that makes it easier to reach.
This time, we will bring you into some of the Indonesian cities with the best beaches that popular on tourism visits. Let’s check them out below!
1. Sorong, West Papua
Papua becomes the most iconic city in Indonesia with the Raja Ampat island that consists of so many epic beaches. Once you reach Papua in Sorong, you can take so many ways to get the island from the city. There are so many tour packages that offer from the local site to makes your visit easier.
For those who love diving, Raja Ampat becomes the best place to dive. There are also so many beaches you can explore along the seashore. You can even find so many floras and faunas from Papua such as the popular Cendrawasih bird, Maleo bird, and many more.
2. Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara
Lombok city is located in West Nusa Tenggara province as part of the Lombok island. The island is quite small at about 5,435 kilometers square comparing with other islands in Indonesia. The size makes this island surrounded by the Hindia ocean with beautiful shores around the island.
Once you reach Lombok, you can go through some ways to reach some of the best beaches from the city. You can visit Senggigi beach, Gili Trawangan, Pink beach as the most popular beaches in Lombok, and many more.
3. Ambon, Central of Maluku
If you wondering to go to the Maldives beaches, then you should be considering the beach in Ambon, Central Maluku. There is a beautiful island in Seram island that not far from the city called the Ora beach.
Seram island has similar landscapes with Maldives beaches, Boracay beach in the Philippines, and Bora-Bora beach in the Pacific ocean. That makes Indonesian loves the beach so much with its beauty.
Once you reach Ambon, you should go to the Hulnara port in Tulehu, then take a ferry to the Seram island. You should be concerned about the ferry schedule so that you wouldn’t miss the ferry to go or back from the island.
4. Denpasar, Bali
Denpasar in Bali province becomes the most popular city in Indonesia with so many beaches there. Not only from domestic but also international tourists admitted the beauty of beaches in Bali. You can enjoy an epic sunset sunrise from there with the beauty of Balinese cultures.
Once you reach Bali, you can visit the Kuta beach, Pandawa beach, Seminyak beach, Sanur beach, Canggu beach, and many more as the best beaches in Bali for swimming. Most of them have white sands along the seashore. Besides, the wave also perfect for your surfing hobbies.
Yogyakarta is one of the famous cities in Indonesia that has so many beaches to visit that perfect to spend on your holidays. Commonly, the beach is not far from the city which you can go there within minutes. The nearest beach from the city is the Parangtritis beach and Depok beach which only takes about 27 kilometers away.
Other beaches you can visit while you reach Yogyakarta is beaches around the Gunung Kidul regency. It takes about one or two hours away from the city with beautiful scenery along the way to get there.
You will find the Indrayanti beach, Pok Tunggal beach, Drini beach, Wediombo beach, Watu Kodok beach, and many more.
If you visit Jakarta you can also find so many beaches near the city, such as some beaches in Seribu islands, Ancol beach, Anyer beach, Sawarna beach, and many more. Commonly, some beaches in Seribu islands become tourism favorite with their beauty of clear water and white sands. Besides, you can also visit some beaches after the tsunami incident years ago as one of the beaches with dark tourism in Indonesia.
The nearest beaches to get from the city is about 30 kilometers away. If you want to reach other beaches, you should take across the island in Seribu Islands. Commonly, it takes about 30 minutes to cross the island using the little boat.
7. Surabaya, East Java
Once you reach Surabaya, you may be wondering about beaches that you can visit near the city. If so, you should take your trip to move to Pacitan, Sumenep, or around Madura regency. It may need about three or five hours to get there, but you will find so many beautiful beaches around those regencies.
In Gresik, you will find the Noko Selayar beach, which you can feel the Caribbean island’s vibe once you get there. In Pacitan, you will find the Klayar beach, and in Sumenep you will find the Kahuripan beach as one of the best beaches in Java, Indonesia.
8. Samarinda, East Kalimantan
Once you arrived in Samarinda, East Kalimantan takes your trip to Berau or Tarakan regencies to get to the beach. You will find the nearest beach that so popular in Indonesian tourism in Derawan Island. The beach is located around the Derawan islands with consists of other beautiful beaches there.
Derawan beach can reach by both from the Berau or Tarakan. But, most people choose the Berau route that gives them the nearest way to get to the beach within about two hours, comparing the route from the Tarakan city, which almost take about seven hours away.
So, there are some Indonesian cities with the best beaches that so popular in tourism visit. Have you ever go to visit one of them?