Visiting Majene Regency in West Sulawesi Province

Majene Regency is part of West Sulawesi Province and it becomes the next recommended region to visit during holidays after exploring the capital city (Mamuju City). With the combination of highlands and lowlands, Majene indeed offers various tourist allures to enjoy! Aside from exploring natural attractions, tourists can also meet the locals called Mandar Tribe. Moreover, the region features lots of exotic beaches and delicious foods. Thus, there would be many things to do when spending a vacation in Majene later. What tourists need is a reliable tour guide who can show the best vacation spots to visit.

The Nuance
In terms of nuance, Majene Regency has different types of topography. That means tourists can feel a different ambiance depending on where they spend the vacation. In a nutshell, the region has three landscapes, which are coasts, lowlands, and highlands. What about the villagers? Well, most of them belong to Mandar Tribe. Some immigrants also live there, though. When it comes to accessibility, tourists can explore the city by local transportation services. There is even a sophisticated airport, so everyone can get in and out of the region easily by airplane.

Exploring Majene City
The question is what tourists may do once they arrive in Majene City. Well, the region is known for its beautiful beaches. This is why everyone should visit some of those beaches before exploring other parts of the city. In fact, the regent office and local grand mosque reside near to those beaches! The only consideration is that tourists are not recommended to swim in the sea. It is because those shores feature dangerous sea trough and strong underwater currents. Instead, sightseeing, photography, and relaxation become great alternatives.

Well, the next recommended thing to do in Majene City is to approach local people. As mentioned earlier, the region is dominated by Mandar Tribe. These people have some attractive heritages and traditions, in fact. For instance, they live in a unique house, which looks like a Panggung House. The next allure is related to handicraft. Tourists can buy valuable and exotic products from the locals, including Sarung Mandar! Later, they can also join local ceremonies and traditional performances!

In the afternoon, Majene City looks more stunning due to the presence of a sunset. This view can be seen from all parts of the city, in fact. Still, the best location is by the shore, so tourists can also enjoy the breeze of the sea wind. Another great idea is to buy some traditional snacks and drinks while watching the sunset! The most recommended ones are sweet local coffee and Tetu (a local sweet porridge).

Nearby Attractions

  • Salutakaang Waterfall
  • Bonde-Bonde Beach
  • Timbu Waterfall
  • Lamungan Beach
  • Tosalama Mangrove
  • Kasambang Beach
  • Buntu Liarra

How to Get There
It is easy to get to Majene City, especially those who live in Sulawesi Island. What about outsiders? In this case, they need to take an airplane in order to get there fast. From Jakarta City, for example, a flight from Soekarno – Hatta International Airport to Tampa Padang Airport (Mamuju City) would take around 4 hours and 45 minutes. Once arriving at the destination, tourists can get to Majene City right away by taking a local transportation service. The distance is 85.1 km, so this trip may take around 2 hours and 18 minutes. From Majene, they should find a hotel room first before exploring the city. It is also recommended to hire a local guide for more efficient exploration.

Where to Stay

  • Ukhi Guesthouse
  • Tiga Bintang Hotel
  • Bogor Inn
  • Mesra Inn
  • Saudara Hotel

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