Tengger Beach in Malang City, East Java Province
Of all the beaches in Malang City, Tengger Beach has not yet obtained a good popularity as compared to others. Well, it is because the location is a little bit secluded and it takes some efforts to reach the site. Despite the difficulty, the beach is somehow attractive and mysterious. This explains why tourists won’t decline an offer to visit it sometimes, especially during holidays. So, where is it? The location is in Pujiharjo Village and it belongs to Tirtoyudo Sub-District. For the information, tourists need to pass through local farms in order to get to the beach.
A secluded nuance and soothing atmosphere are two things that tourists can get once they arrive at Tengger Beach. The location is behind a hill, so it takes some efforts to the reach the site too. Not to mention tourists may see many local farms that belong to those who live in Pujiharjo Village. Why is the name, actually? The locals gave the name due to the presence of a nearby small island called Tengger. When it comes to the shoreline, it consists of mostly rocks and stones so visitors should not expect a sandy landscape there. The good thing is the waves are quite low and the water feels so refreshing (which is good for swimming).
Exploring Tengger Beach
Before heading to Tengger Beach, it is recommended to drop by to Pujiharjo Village first. The purpose is to prepare some supplies including snacks and bottled water. Tourists can also hire a local guide from that village, in fact. From the local settlement, tourists need to walk for several minutes and conduct a short trekking in order to reach the beach. Have no worries. A footpath is available, so everyone can enjoy the trip comfortably. Plus, they can see the pristine environment with its stunning panoramas. These include a river and hill!
As mentioned before, Tengger Beach resides behind a hill. No wonder, it offers a secluded nuance to visitors, (which is suitable for relaxation and finding peace). What tourists can find is only the unspoiled wildlife and sounds of nature including songs of birds and gurgling water. The atmosphere varies, though, depending the time when people visit the beach. For example, it feels refreshing and cold if they come in the morning.
The best thing to do in Tengger Beach perhaps is swimming. It is because the waves are small and the currents are stable. In terms of condition, it looks like a river instead of an open sea in fact. Thanks to the hill. It prevents big waves from coming near to the shoreline. What is more? Another recommended thing to do is fishing. Some fishes indeed live there, even though their number is not many.
- Licin Beach
- Sipelot Beach
- Lenggoksono Beach
How to Get There
The distance between Malang City and Tengger Beach is 66.9 km. That means the trip may take around 2 hours and 24 minutes to get to the location. The first destination is Tirtoyudo Sub-District and tourists should head to Pujiharjo Village afterward. From the village, it takes a short trekking to the beach by passing through a hill and local farms. For the information, the whole trip may take faster if tourists take Nasional III Street.
Where to Stay
- Hom Best
- Banyu Anjlok Homestay