Dewa Beach in West Sumba Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province

Not all tourists are aware of the presence of Dewa Beach located in West Sumba Regency. It is because this one is not as popular Nihiwatu or other major beaches of East Nusa Tenggara Province. Despite the fact, many tour agents have recommended it to those who are spending holidays in Indonesia. The location is in Patiala Bawa Village and it belongs to Lamboya Sub-District. The locals usually come to the site in order to enjoy photography and relaxation. Swimming is also possible, but the waves are considered big so beginners should stay away from water.

The Nuance
As mentioned before, Dewa Beach features strong waves. That means tourists may see hear the soothing sound of the roar of the waves. That means they don’t have to get in the water to enjoy the wildness of the waves. It can be as simple as watching them from the shoreline. Aside from the waves, the beach also features other interesting characteristics like light brown sand. In the back, tourists can also see lush coconut trees and other plants, which look so great! In the horizon, the view of the vast sea looks so mesmerizing as well!

Exploring Dewa Beach
People have a different reason for visiting Dewa Beach. For instance, they are interested in the history of the site. It is as simple as finding out the meaning of the name of the beach! Well, “Dewa” means god actually. No one knows why the locals gave the name to the site, though. Perhaps it is because the sound of the waves is similar to the god’s wrath which is quite loud and terrifying. Instead of being afraid of the sound, tourists feel pumped and enjoy such interesting sound of splashing waves.

The next recommended way to spend a good time in Dewa Beach is to enjoy photography. It is because the big waves of the beach are not only worth a hearing but also for taking great pictures. Usually, visitors may take selfies in front of the splashing waves during a good weather. However, recently, the locals have taken advantage of the waves as the background for their pre-wedding photo session! What a unique way to get memorable pictures for big days!

Even though Dewa Beach is known for its big waves, it remains suitable for swimming and water sports! Some parts of the water feature moderate waves after all. For those who don’t have enough swimming experience should avoid getting in the water, though. It is better safe than sorry, no?

Nearby Attractions

  • Marosi Beach
  • Watu Bella Beach
  • Takahara Beach
  • Kerewei Beach

How to Get There
For those coming from Kupang City, they can take an airplane from El Tari International Airport and head to Tambolaka Airport right away. This flight may take about 55 minutes actually. Once arriving at Tambolaka, tourists’ next destination is definitely the beach. The distance is 73.2 km, so it takes about 2 hours and 3 minutes to get there. As for the best route, it is none other than Raja Yohanes Ngongo Bani Street.

Where to Stay

  • Watukaka Resort
  • Sumba Surf Camp
  • Musa Homestay
  • Nautil Resort

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