Gunungkidul is known as the area with 1001 beaches. Here are seven beaches in Gunungkidul that are considered suitable for your healing.
Yogyakarta offers millions of different types of tourism. Starting from natural tourism, culture, culinary, history to education. Lodging with a price range is also the main attraction for tourists who travel to this cultural city.
Natural tourism that is the prima donna of Yogyakarta is beach tourism. Among them are the beaches scattered in Gunungkidul.
Here are seven beaches in Gunungkidul that are suitable for healing recommendations from @lostpacker:
1. Jungwok Beach
Jungwok Beach in Gunungkidul (Martha Simandjuntak/d’Traveler)
Jungwok Beach is located in Jepitu Village, Girisubo, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. This beach is quite unique with its curved coastline like a crescent moon.
2. Indrayanti Beach
Indrayanti Beach (anissantosoo/d’Traveler)
Indrayanti Beach has a stretch of white sand and blue sea and green hills around it.
Indrayanti’s name is taken from the combination of the names of the husband and wife who own the restaurant around the beach, namely Mr. Indra and Mrs. Yanti. They are the ones who take care of the beach before it gets crowded with tourists.
Although known as Indrayanti Beach, this natural tourism actually has an official name used by the government, namely Pulang Sawal Beach.
3. Timang Beach
Timang Beach (Yasa Sidik Permana/d’travelers)
Timang Beach is located between Siung Beach and Sundak Beach, Gunungkidul. Precisely in Padukuhan Danggolo, Purwodadi Village, Tepus District, Gunung Kidul Regency.
This beach is very unique in that there is a small island that is a habitat for sea lobsters opposite the beach. Tourists are invited to test the adrenaline to cross the small island by riding a gondola.
4. Siung Beach
Siung Beach Photo: (Bayu Krisna/d’Traveler)
On Siung Beach there is a coral hill to gaze at the broad beach view. In addition, a traveler can try rock climbing and camping here.
Siung Beach is located in Wates Hamlet, Purwodadi Village, Tepus, Gunungkidul. From the center of Yogyakarta, a traveler must cover a distance of about 77 km or about 2-3 hours of travel.
5. Slili Beach
Slili Beach (Masiatun Abdulhadi/d’Traveler)
Slili Beach is located in Sidoharjo Village, Tepus District, Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta. The coastline is relatively short compared to other beaches in the region.
Here, a traveler can snorkel, relax on the white sand beach, or have coffee at the De Slili cafe.
6. Baron Beach
Baron Beach in Gunungkidul Photo: (Pradito Rida Pertana/detikcom)
Baron Beach has blackish brown sand and has a sunken coastline, so that when viewed from above it resembles the letter “U”. Uniquely again, Baron Beach has two types of water flow at once, namely salt water and fresh water that comes from river flows.
Baron Beach is located in Kemadang Village, Tanjungsari District, Gunungkidul Regency. The location of Baron Beach can be reached 40 km from the center of Yogyakarta.
The origin of the name Baron Beach comes from the name of a Dutch nobleman named Baron Skeber. The nobleman had landed his ship on the south coast, precisely on the beach which is now known as Baron Beach.
7. Krakal Beach
Krakal Beach Photo: (Anisya Dwi Harianti/d’Traveler)
This beach has a landscape that tends to slope. Uniquely, there is a large rock that looks like a path above sea level.
This beach is located in Ngastiharjo Village, Tanjungsari, Gunungkidul. The location is only 65 km from the center of Yogyakarta City.
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