Sendang Biru Beach in Malang City, East Java Province
Perhaps some tourists have overlooked the fact that Malang City also has great beaches, no? Well, these people would change their mind if they have visited some of those beautiful places. Here is an example. The name is Sendang Biru Beach! As the name suggests, it is located in Sendang Biru Village and belongs to Sumbermanjing Wetan Sub-District. The fact is the beach also becomes an access to Segara Anakan and Sempu Island. No wonder, tourists can explore more than one tourist site once they arrive at the locations. As for the tourist activities, visitors can enjoy beach walking, swimming, photography, and snorkeling.
Even though Sendang Biru Beach connects directly to the Indian Ocean, it doesn’t have big and fierce waves like the neighboring beaches! This explains why the beach is suitable for swimming and casual water sports. The sea has a beautiful blue color and the shoreline comes with an exotic white sandy landscape! Plus, the texture is quite soft! Another impressive feature is the presence of green hills that surround the beach. They make the site shady and more beautiful without a doubt! From the shoreline, tourists can even see Sempu Island on the horizon! Sometimes, several local fishermen’s boats are seen on the beach too.
Exploring Sendang Biru Beach
In terms of name, “Sendang” means water while “Biru” means blue. It represents the beautiful blue sea that tourists can see while exploring the shoreline. Not only it looks stunning, but it comes in a clean condition as well. Due to such wonderful nuance, visitors are able to enjoy swimming and snorkeling to their heart’s content! They can see beautiful small fishes and some corals clearly underwater! As an alternative, visitors can enjoy other fun things like fishing and boat riding!
Renting a boat and explore the sea indeed recommended when tourists come to Sendang Biru Beach. Each beach is able to accommodate about 12 people, actually. Have no worries. The ticket fee is considered cheap, so everyone is able to afford it without hassles. The nuance seems crowded, though. It is because the beach has been used as the prime access to Sempu Island. Thus, tourists may see boats passing by most of the time.
Another interesting allure is the presence of a local auction center located near to the shore. Tourists can watch the trading activity and buy some fresh fishes on that location as well! Many species of fishes are available, including tuna, manta, squids, etc. Even lobsters are sold in that place! Therefore, knowing this fact, tourists must carry extra cash to purchase some fresh fishes later.
- Waru-Waru Beach
- Tiga Warna Beach
- Gebang Beach
- Sumber Air Tawar Beach
How to Get There
From Malang City, tourists should get the best transportation service and head to Sendang Biru Beach right away. Their destination is definitely Sendang Biru Village at Sumbermanjing Wetan Sub-District. This trip may take around 2 hours and 17 minutes, as the distance is 71.8 km actually. It can even be faster if tourists take Raya Argotirto Street.
Where to Stay
- Sendang Biru Apartment
- Brawijaya Homestay
- Ariesta Homestay