Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The beauty of White Sands Situbondo

Stretch of white sand, to be excellent when traveling in the region Situbondo, East Java. Not only that, the morphology and topography are unique curved overlooking the sea plus the background makes the forests that form clusters blend very beautiful panorama.
eye to eye if directed to the north wind, the sea area north of Java look with a white line on the beach. Meanwhile in the south appear to hedge beyond the forest presents its own coolness.
No one would if the government of East Java Province, making the White Sands one of the leading beach tourism destination icon. The reason is a strategic location, namely in the outskirts of Surabaya-Banyuwangi main road makes it easy to search. Tourists who want to go to Bali (from Singapore), or to Mount Bromo (from Banyuwangi), usually stopping for a rest and watch the beauty of the panorama that are served, especially enjoying beuty sunset (sunset).

Various kinds of marine sports such as swimming, diving, and surfing can be done at this beach. If you are reluctant to swim, visitors can ride a boat to sail and enjoy the underwater scenery. A variety of entertainment such as music concerts and various competitions, such as surfing competitions, fishing, traditional fishing boats and the race is often held to satisfy the tourists.
In addition, in October of the fishermen are usually held a ceremony Pick of the Sea, namely melarung food, snacks, and head of cattle into the sea as an effort to beg a blessing from the Lord of sea products. At this ceremony is not rare musical performances held "Gandrung", ie the traditional music that is popular in Banyuwangi and the surrounding area.
Location of White Sand Beach is located in District Bungatan, Situbondo, Timur.Jalur Java White Sand Beach is easy because it spelled out its position on the edge of the Surabaya-Banyuwangi main road. Arena tour this coast is 174 km from Surabaya or about four hours away by bus (public transportation) from the terminal Bungurasih, Surabaya.
From the direction of Situbondo, White Sands is 21 km or half an hour drive from the town of Situbondo. From the capital city of this district, the journey to White Sands can be reached by public transport like-bus and minibus. Each visitor ticket fee of Rp 5,000.
For visitors who are not proficient swimmers, around the coast there are many rental locations tire-buoy to frolic in the ocean. Tourists can also hire a boat equipped with glass-box to watch the underwater scenery. Tourism managers also provide bathroom facilities, supermarket, and some place to rest in the form of a concrete bench which is usually close to the food vendors.

In this place are also available stalls selling souvenirs such as the replica boat and shell ornaments and accessories. For those who want to stay, there is an inn around the location of hotels, motels, and inns. But if you want to camp, there is also a special area for camping.