Exploring Situ Palayangan in Margajaya Village, Banten Province

A great vacation involves a challenging location. In Banten Province, there is a site called Situ Palayangan. It is a popular site for those who love an adventure. The location is in Kalang Anyar District and it always attracts many visitors. Situ Palayangan is a wonderful location to enjoy fishing and water exploration. Even those without experiences are able to enjoy good times there. For those who look for a peaceful nuance, that place is a recommended place to go.

The Nuance
Once you reach the site, you can see a serene lake and calming nature. It is surrounded by thick bushes and wonderful nuance. The atmosphere is cold, especially in the morning. At weekend, many people come to the location. Have no worries. There are many natural attractions available. Sometimes, you may see birds and bugs. They come to this location for eating and breeding. In a nutshell, the lake emits a comfortable nuance. It is a perfect location for a self-reflection.

Exploring Situ Palayangan
Situ means “lake”. It becomes a popular checkpoint for those who are visiting Baduy and Kenekes Village. Why do tourists love it? It helps visitors to calm themselves. Before visiting Kenekes, it is better to drop by in this lake. The distance is only 2 km from Rangkasbitung, after all. It is also perfect for those who love photography. Many beautiful objects are available such as wild plants and birds. If you are lucky, you can see rare bugs as well. 

Somehow, Situ Palayangan is able to replenish your soul. No wonder, many tourists come to this location for relaxation. Apart from being a tourist site, the lake has been used as the source of irrigation. Local farmers take advantage of the abundant water of the lake, especially those who live in Karanganyar and Cimarga Village. The next attraction is the small island located in this area. It becomes a symbol of the lake and makes it different to the others.

The best thing to do in Situ Palayangan is fishing. Thanks to the abundant amount of fish in the lake. For local teenagers, the lake becomes a great location for hanging out in the afternoon. Today, tourist agents have included the lake into the Baduy tour package. That means you can visit both Kenekes Village and Situ Palayangan in one go. Don’t forget to carry your fishing rod, though. It is because you won’t find facilities providing such item nearby. It is better safe than being regretful later. Here is another thing. Don’t forget to carry a camera.

Nearby Attractions

  • Baros Indah Permai
  • Athlete Pool
  • Cigaru Cisoka
  • Kenekes Village

How to Get There
For those who come from Jakarta, your first destination is Lebak Regency. Next, you need to head to Karang Anyar District. Once you get there, it is time to head to Margajaya Village. The whole trip takes about 3 hours and the distance is 115. It doesn’t matter what type of vehicle you might use. The best route is definitely Pantura Street.

Where to Stay

  • Ksatria Hotel
  • angkit Hotel
  • Wijaya Hotel

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