Kurenai Beach in Bone Bolango Regency, Gorontalo Province
Not all tourists are familiar with Gorontalo Province of Sulawesi Island. Well, it is because they need to undergo a long trip in other to get there. Despite the difficulty, tourists can find lots of stunning beaches in that region. Here is an example. The name is Kurenai Beach, which is located in Botubarani Village of Kabila Bone Sub-District. It belongs to Bone Bolango Regency, actually. For the information, Kurenai is chosen as one of the best diving spots in Gorontalo. The popularity is even similar to Biluhu and Olele!
In terms of nuance, Kurenai Beach is somehow similar to Tenilo Beach. The first thing to notice is the presence of light yellow sandy shoreline with its soft texture. The number of visitors is considered more than Tenilo Beach, though. This explains why tourists may see lots of people who enjoy beach walking there. Next, the beach is flanked by majestic green hills! Some traditional buildings also reside on the corner of the shoreline. What is more? Kurenai Beach is known for its shallow water! Despite the fact, it also has deep water, which is suitable for diving!
Exploring Kurenai Beach
The first common thing to do in Kurenai Beach is definitely beach walking. Tourists should take advantage of the soft-textured sandy shoreline for exploration, therefore. They don’t even need to wear footwear when exploring the beach! Still, it must be done aside from at noon. Plus, everyone should enjoy it along with others, especially family members or friends! For adventure seekers, in this case, they can even explore nearby hills and conduct trekking! However, it must be done with a local guide.
The next common thing to do in Kurenai Beach is playing water. In this case, tourists must choose shallow parts only. Not only the water is clearer, but the waves are smaller in those areas. This way, parents can let their kids playing in the water without worries. For the best comfort, however, playing water must be done during the low tide only. The purpose is to avoid waves and enjoy the breezy wind of the sea. Not to mention the number of visitors is lower at the time.
What is more? Kurenai Beach is known for its amazing diving spot. In fact, it won’t take much time to reach the location! Moreover, it has been recognized by foreigners due to the presence of various corals and sea landscapes (including slopes and sea valleys). The best thing is that the water feels quite warm and the clarity is nice. Later, after diving, tourists can even do other fun things like watching the sunset, fishing, and much more!
- Tangga 2000 Park
- Botutonuo Beach
- Welcome Statue
How to Get There
Before heading to Kurenai Beach, tourists must reach Gorontalo Province first indeed. For outsiders, in this case, the best transportation choice is none other than an airplane. Here is an example. A flight from Soekarno – Hatta International Airport at Jakarta City to Jalaluddin Airport at Gorontalo may take around 3 hours. Next, after reaching the airport, tourists can take Batu Doa Street and head to the beach directly. This trip may take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, as the distance is 43.4 km.
For those coming from Gorontalo City, they can use Laksamana Martadinata Street in order to reach Kurenai Beach efficiently. Have no worries. The distance is only 14.1 km, so the trip won’t take more than 35 minutes.
Where to Stay
- Century Beach Resort