Kelapa Tujuh Beach in Cilegon City, Banten
Banten Province has numerous attractions. That means tourists can spend a wonderful holiday in some parts of the province. For instance, you have Kelapa Tujuh Beach. It belongs to Cilegon City, after all. The location is in Suralaya Village, Pulomerak District. It is also near to Merak Freeway Gate! The distance is only 9 km from it. Apart from easy accessibility, Kelapa Tujuh becomes the only beach in Cilegon. Due to this reason, it becomes the center of a family vacation. That means you should expect lots of people there.
The most noticeable thing in the beach is the chimneys. You can see them from afar. They are located behind the hill. Actually, they are parts of Indonesia Power LTD. What about the beach? The waves are small and calm. Tourists can safely play and swim in the water. For kids, there are several floating tires available. These are a safety measure to swim. In the shorelines, the sand is quite soft and bright. There are several trees as well in the back of the seashore. Also, the length of the beach is roughly 200 meters.
Exploring Kelapa Tujuh Beach
The main feature of in Kelapa Tujuh Beach is the calm wave. Thus, tourists can enjoy numerous water sports comfortably. From the shorelines, you can see big boats as well. Not to mention there are several fishermen’s boats. If you want to explore the water, there are some speedboats parked there. That means you are allowed to rent them. At noon, more visitors come to the beach so you need to get your speedboat soon. Otherwise, those people will leave you no speedboat at all.
The only disappointment is the management. Kelapa Tujuh Beach can be a wonderful
place for a vacation if it is well-maintained. In some parts of the beach, there are littered junks. Bad tourists indeed have ruined the beauty of the beach. The problem is you can’t find any trash can around Kelapa Tujuh. Perhaps this is the reason why people litter carelessly there. Despite this unpleasing sight, you can enjoy your vacation in the beach. Thanks to the serene nature and sports water facilities.
Villagers have built some tarpaulins in some parts of Kelapa Tujuh Beach. Tourists can simply throw a mat and sit comfortable in that location. The breeze of the wind is definitely refreshing. It can be a perfect location for a family vacation and relaxing. It will be great if you carry a lunch box. Once you have enjoyed good times in such location, it is time to explore nearby tourist attractions. Make sure to explore all of them!
- Pulorida Beach
- Panjang Island
How to Get There
Most of the visitors come from nearby districts and Jakarta. If you come from Jakarta, you can simply take Pantura Street. The whole trip only takes about 2 ½ hours and the distance is 121 km. It can be faster if you ride a good car. It is either a private or rented car. Public transportation is also available, but it takes more time. Not to mention is isn’t quite comfortable.
Where to Stay
- Amaris Hotel
- Pulorida Cottage