1. Papuma Beach, Jember
Papuma Beach is located in Lojejer Village, Wuluhan District, Jember Regency. Traveling from the city of Jember to Papuma Beach can take a long time, so it is recommended that you stay overnight here. The management has provided several inns and cottages at quite affordable prices, around 150,000 – 450,000 Rupiah per night. The price of admission to the beach alone is 5,000 to 7,000 Rupiah.
Papuma Beach has very beautiful scenery. A combination of white sand and rocks that spread on the beach. One of the distinctive features of the Papuma Beach is seven large coral towering on the beach. Its large size makes these corals resemble an island. The seven corals also have their own names. Here you can feel the sensation of waves from the reef. This beach is also often used as a location for prewedding or landscape photos by photographers from various cities.
2. Pulau Merah Beach, Banyuwangi
Pulau Merah Beach is located in Sumberagung Village, Pesanggaran District, Banyuwangi. You need about three hours to get to this beach from downtown Banyuwangi. The special thing about this beach is the view when the sun begins to set and the sky turns orange. Many commented that & nbsp; Pulau Merah Beach has characteristics like most beaches in Brazil and is nicknamed as Kuta in East Java.
Aside from sitting relaxed enjoying the beach scenery, another activity you can do here is surfing because this beach has become a world-class surfing destination on the island of Java. You only need to pay 25,000 – 50,000 Rupiah to rent a surfboard that has been provided by the manager. The wave conditions here which reach a height of 4 to 5 meters are perfect for surfers of various levels.
3. Sempu Beach, Malang
Sempu Island is a small island that is still in one location with Sendang Biru Beach, precisely in Tambakrejo Village, Sumbermanjing Wetan District, Malang. This island is under the protection of the Natural Resources Conservation Center (BBKSDA).
Initially officially since 1928, Sempu Island & nbsp; is a nature reserve that has various ecosystems such as coastal forests, mangrove forests, and lowland tropical forests.
But the longer, many nature lovers who visit Sendang Biru Beach do camp on Sempu Island by crossing using the fishing boats. What makes Sempu Island special is the Segara Anakan lagoon which is located on the island. To reach Segara Anakan, you have to do tracking for two hours through forests and steep roads.
This trip will pay off once you see the white sand covered in blue water, super clear and also a view of the reef that protects Segara Anakan. The sea water here is so calm that it is safe to use swimming. To maintain the beauty of this island, it is hoped that you do not throw away sampang and damage the existing ecosystem.
4. Klayar Beach, Pacitan
Klayar Beach is located in Donorojo District, approximately 35 km west of Pacitan city. The length of time you need to arrive at this beach is about an hour’s drive. This beach is fairly natural, so the road to the beach is quite difficult.
Klayar Beach is one of the leading tourist attractions in Pacitan. The specialty of this beach besides its milk-white sand, here is a rock that resembles Spinx and a natural fountain with a height of 10 meters. Gradation of the color of sea water from blue to turquoise green combined with the white sand of the beach will surely make you fall in love. The rock that is sturdy and indented makes this beach almost the same as Tanah Lot Bali
5. Teluk Ijo (Green Bay), Banyuwangi
This beach, better known as Banyuwangi’s Green Bay, is located in Pesanggaran District, Sarongan Village, Banyuwangi. From downtown Banyuwangi you can take the path to the south as far as approximately 90 km. The specialty of this beach is its soft white sand, clear turquoise sea water and also an 8 meter high waterfall.
To go to this beach you have to track along the trail for approximately 2 km. On some parts of the road there are rope lines to make it easier for visitors to walk the road. Because of a tiring trip, it is recommended that you fight overnight here. You can relax and enjoy the clear water, get wet in the waterfall or try the sensation of fishing and shrimp
6. Pantai Tiga Warna (3 Color Beach) , Malang
Tiga Warna Beach is still in one area with Sendang Biru Beach precisely in Tambakrejo Village, Malang Regency. This beach is classified as a new beach in Malang because it was only officially opened as a tourist spot in mid-2014. It is recommended to take private vehicles when visiting here because road access & public transportation are not perfect.
You only need to pay 6,000 Rupiah per person to enjoy the beauty of this beach and also you have to hire a guide to get to this beach. One of the activities you can do here is snorkeling. There are still many natural coral reefs that inhabit this coastal sea. This is because Tiga Warna Beach is a location for coral reef conservation. The cost of renting snorkeling equipment is only 15,000 Rupiah per person.
7. Banyu Tibo Beach, Pacitan
Banyu Tibo Beach is located in Widoro Village, Donorojo District. This beach is one of the beaches in Pacitan that you deserve to be your main tourist destination reference.
Called Banyu Tibo because Banyu Tibo in Javanese means falling water. This waterfall on Banyu Tibo Beach comes from a small river flowing on a cliff. It is this river’s water flow that plunges into the sea and blends with the waves in a small bay. This river is never dry during the dry season and the water is very clear.
8. G Land Beach, Banyuwangi
The Javanese name from G Land is Plengkung Beach which is the famous beach in Banyuwangi and is known as The Seven Giant Waves Wonder. This is because G Land has wave heights reaching 4 to 6 meters along 2 km with a multilevel wave formation. The beauty and ferocity of the waves of the Hawaiian class is what makes surfers from all over the world come in droves.
You surf lovers can enjoy surfing set against the natural scenery of the green forest. The best time to surf on this beach is between April and September. The stretch of white sandy beach in this area is shrouded in unspoiled forest areas, still within the Alas Purwo National Park area. So you will really feel the air and fresh mind, away from the noisy city bustle.
9. Gua Cina Beach, Malang
The location of Gua Cina Beach is in Sitiarjo Village, Sumber Manjing Wetan District, Malang Regency. Because it is still classified as a natural beach, to take this beach you have to bring a private vehicle. You only need to pay 4,000 Rupiah per person to enter this beach resort in East Java and a vehicle parking fee of 5,000 Rupiah.
Although this beach is not wide enough, but this beach has the characteristic of three islands in the middle of the beach, namely Bantengan Island, Gua Cina Island and Nyonya Island.
Although it is still classified as a natural beach, the facilities in the form of food stalls, toilets, baths, and mosques are available here. The waves on this exotic beach are large enough to reach the shoreline, so you are expected to be careful. When coastal water recedes, you can cross to one of the islands in the middle of the beach just on foot. Because the sand on the beach is very white and soft you can feel the sensation of sleeping in the sand while enjoying the blue sea.
10. Buyutan Beach, Pacitan
Buyutan Beach is located in Donorojo sub-district, Pacitan. The location of this beach is not far from Klayar Beach. From the city of Pacitan about 44 km and can only be reached by private vehicles, because there is no public transportation operating around this coast.
If you like nature tourism that is calm, coming to the beach is the answer. Buyutan Beach is still a virgin, not many tourists come to this beach. so that the condition of the beach is very clean, with beach-white sand.
Well, that was the tenth exotic beach in East Java. Because these beaches are still classified as natural beaches, it is expected that you will not pollute the environment by littering or destroying existing ecosystems. It would be better if you bring a special plastic bag to dispose of garbage. Let’s keep these beaches in East Java exotic and beautiful.