Jolosutro Beach in Blitar City, East Java Province
Due to the presence of many stunning beaches in Blitar’s southern area, more tourists want to visit the region during holidays these days (especially those who live in East Java Province). One of the best beaches to visit is called Jolosutro Beach, which is located in Ringinsari Village at Wates Sub-District. It has been years or decades since Jolosutro was found. In terms of popularity, the beach has a good one due to the old age. Despite the fact, the environment and beauty remain top-notch. Moreover, the location is right on the border between Blitar and Malang Regency. People who live in either city recognize the tourism potential of the beach, without a doubt.
Unlike the majority beaches in Blitar City with their white sandy shoreline, Jolosutro features an exotic black shoreline instead. Despite the difference, the beauty is not inferior. Plus, the beach features a refreshing atmosphere, which is suitable for relaxation. On one side of the shoreline, a big coral reef also resides in a majestic manner. As for the sea, the waves are moderate, so swimming is possible as long as it is done carefully.
Exploring Jolosutro Beach
Before arriving at Jolosutro Beach, tourists may pass through a hilly area with its beautiful scenery. Thus, it is recommended to drop by and enjoy photography before heading to the beach. The refreshing air on the top of the hill is good enough for relaxation, after all. For the information, it costs some money to get on the beach as tourists need to pay the entrance fee. The fee is cheap and the money is useful to maintain the environment, so don’t worry.
In order to explore Jolosutro Beach thoroughly, tourists must know some good spots to visit first. For example, it is in the east part of the beach where many Cemara Udang trees reside. In that area, tourists can simply take photos of the trees or relax under them. Aside from the trees, another attractive allure is located in the east part of the shoreline. It is none other than the estuary. In this place, tourists can play water and swim comfortably. What is more? Several shrimp embankments reside in that area, too! So, don’t forget to drop by later.
After exploring the east part of Jolosutro Beach, tourists must reach the west part. What is in there? It features a long shoreline and plain landscape. This area doesn’t even have shady trees! What tourists may find are rocks and coral reefs. Despite the fact, the location is suitable to conduct photography and exploration. Some mangroves are also seen there!
- Kopel Peak
- Modangan Beach
How to Get There
A trip from Surabaya City to Blitar City may take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, as the distance is 155 km. For a faster trip, in this case, they should take Surabaya – Mojokerto Highway. Later, after arriving at Blitar, the next destination is definitely Jolosutro Beach. It is located in Ringinsari Village and the distance is 35.8 km. That means the trip may take around 1 hour and 8 minutes. As for the best route, it is either Protokol or Sadewa Street.
Where to Stay
- Lelly NVI Resort