Sendang Asri in Wonogiri Regency, Central Java Province
A recommended recreational spot resides in Wonogiri Regency and the name is Sendang Asri. As the name suggests, it is located in Sendang Village. That means tourists only need to go south and use any available transportation service. One thing, it costs some money to enter the site and use the facilities. Thus, families with kids should carry extra money if they want to try all the rides. Due to the popularity, the site is always crowded in weekends and holidays for sure. Thus, it provides both fun and merriment to visitors.
The nuance is both comfy and beautiful. Plus, Sendang Asri is quite clean and pristine! Another good thing is that the site offers numerous types of attractions and facilities to visitors. The most famous one perhaps is the mini zoo where tourists can see numerous local exotic animals. Even a swimming pool is available there! Do not forget it also comes with tons of fun facilities including jet sky, kids’ playground, boat riding, water bikes, paragliding, karamba (floating restaurant), bunny train, and elephant riding! Once again, tourists need to pay the ticket for all those facilities!
Exploring Sendang Asri
There must be a reason why Sendang Asri becomes more popular over time in Indonesia. The most common reason is that the site is suitable to spend a family recreation. Visitors can take advantage of all the facilities and have a good time there. Usually, local families may use the playground to play with their kids. For those coming with lots of money should rent a boat or water bike and get around the lake though. For more fun experiences, it is recommended to ride the elephant! The fee can be more expensive during holidays, so everyone should ensure to carry extra cash at the time.
The next recommended thing to do in Sendang Asri is to enjoy the culinary. Thanks to the presence of Karamba. Tourists can simply relax at the floating restaurant and order some good foods there. That means they may enjoy the foods while watching the beautiful panorama of the lake. As for the menus, it varies so tourists may spend some time to choose the one they like. Have no worries. The price is quite affordable.
Another allure in Sendang Asri is the presence of a local cultural attraction called Ruwatan Masal. It is done during the Sura Month each year and the purpose is to cleanse both mind and body. Usually, the participants may reach up to 200 people! It consists of the local people and outsiders, actually. Tourists who want to join the event should come at the right time, though.
- Kedung Areng
- Filter Tower
- Gajah Mungkur Zoo
- Gajah Mungkur Water Boom
How to Get There
In order to reach Sendang Asri, tourists must get to Wonogiri Regency first. If they come from Semarang City, they may spend about 3 hours and 53 minutes as the distance is 169 km. Have no worries. The trip becomes faster if they take Semarang – Solo Highway. Next, they need to reach Sendang Village where the vacation spot resides. The distance is 24.1 km, so the trip takes about 51 minutes. As for the best route, it is Raya Pracimantoro – Wonogiri Street.
Where to Stay
- Sendang Asri Hotel
- Puri Kamulyan Joglo