Lamaru Beach is one of favorite tourist destination in Balikpapan. The beach is located on the east of Manggar Segara Sari Beach. This beach facing the Sulawesi Sea and has white sand with blue and crystal clear seawater. The waves also quite friendly allowing visitors to play, swimming or other watersports.
Lamaru Beach is located in Teritip Village, Lamaru District, Balikpapan of East Kalimantan Province. It can be reached at just 30 minutes from downtown with their own vehicle, but it could take a taxi an hour-Manggar majors Dam (taxi is the name for pete-pete in Balikpapan). From downtown to Lamaru Beach Balikpapan, we can get through and Iswahyudi Sudirman street, can also be via the Ring Road. The two lines met near the airport Sepinggan. Then we can along the straight path towards good enough or Senipah Semboja, approximately fifteen miles from the airport.
Lamaru Beach is quite long stretches about two miles from the direction toward Tertitip Batakan. At low tide, the vast stretch of sand toward the sea. With a very gently sloping contours and the sea is shallow with a sandy bottom about a few hundred feet from the shore line, this place during low tide can be a field to play ball, beach volley, or where a temple-candian sand. Along Lamaru Beach after a sandy beach, covered by trees that shade. Under these trees stalls or thatched palm leaves along the coastal road lined its coast Lamaru. Shops are generally selling food to the main menu such as chicken rice, soto banjar, or grilled fish which of course comes with a variety of different flavors of juice. What is interesting for fans of young coconut, almost all the stalls on Lamaru Beach sell a fairly fresh young coconut. With the money of five thousand dollars, you can enjoy the young coconut, it's up to want to use ice, sugar, or even with red sugar from Sulawesi.
Here you can rent unique boat on Lamaru Beach bike of the shallow sea water and small waves of water especially during low tide. There are several models of this bicycle boat. Based on the number of passengers, there is a bike with a passenger boat of about six to seven people, and there can ride about three people. To maintain balance and manipulate the speed, there are bicycle boat made of two bodies and some are using the side floaters that resemble the traditional boat Sandeq palatto in Mandar. Examples of bicycle boat made two entities are owned Mudir, a child who is still Bugis in one elementary school. Each home school, this kid will be back "on duty" at Lamaru Beach to drive a boat bike.
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