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    Natural Beauty Amal Beach of East Tarakan



    Amal Beach is one of tourist spot in the East Tarakan of North Kalimantan Province. Actually the name of Amal Beach itself is the name of village in East Tarakan. Though the beach does not have white sand it is often visited for its particular beauty of brown sand, blue sky and waiving coconut trees. You need to see it, then the beauty of this beach becomes clear. The city goverment of Tarakan plans to make Amal beach in to a sort of entertainment park like Ancol in Jakarta by expanding the beach.

    Beside its natural beauty, there is something else that you don't want to miss when you are here. Amal beach has a typical food you need to try, called kapah. Kapah is a shell fish that only lives in Amal beach and its available a with special sauce. For dessert try the Terap fruit, a sweet typical fruit from Tarakan, and have fresh coconut to drink with it. You can also try some other typical local food like shrimps.



    Access:
    Amal beach is about 11 km from downtown Tarakan and you can easily be reached by bus or other public transport, taxi or with your own vehicle in less than 30 minutes.


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    Beautiful beach..

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    Amal Tarakan Beach - Kapah Shell Culinary - Terap Fruit Desert

    Amal Beach is always recommended beach to visit. You will not be difficult to go to Amal Beach because it is about 11 km from the city center, you can ask the residents around or use travel services. You can reach the beach use two-wheeled vehicles and four-wheeled vehicles in about 20 minutes. You can also use speedboats and other sea transport.

    Amal Beach looks pleasant welcomed by the swaying palm trees by the beach. Amal Tarakan Beach can also called as Amal Baru Tarakan Beach although it is not white sand beaches such as those beaches in several tourist areas in Bali or other Indonesian beaches. However, Amal beach has a tourism charm that deserves to be the target of your visit list. When it is sunny, the nature beauty looks so clear.

    This North Kalimantan beach has blue sea water beauty with brown sand combined with stretched blue horizons and the swaying of coconut trees, so the natural beauty of the beach will clearly seen. Amal Beach is the most pleasant place for recreation on weekends or holidays. It is good for family gathering place, playing football with friends, enjoy the view that will spoil you. Enjoy as much as the blue sky stretches clear with the beautiful clouds. The most beautiful time to enjoy this beach is the sun rise. Here the sand is brown and the waves are not too big.

    In addition gives you the beauty of nature, there are other things that you should not miss while on this beach. Amal Beach has a special culinary that you should taste, namely kapah. Kapah is a white shell with red texture. Kapah is not just a shell that can be found in every beach in Kalimantan. Some visitors came to Amal beach just want to enjoy the kapah. Beside its special taste, you can only find kapah on Amal beach. This food cannot be found in other food stalls in Tarakan City. This makes Amal beach has value, compared to other beaches. As a dessert, you can taste special Terap fruit of Tarakan, ending with fresh young coconut that will make you addicted. You can also enjoy other special dishes such as shrimp and fried food ala Amal Beach.

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