Greweng Beach in Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region Province


There must be many reasons why tourists keep coming to Yogyakarta Special Region Province. Here is one of them. Tourists want to explore all the beautiful beaches that reside in that region. As for the best destination, it is none other than Gunung Kidul Regency. This region becomes the home of tons exotic beaches, including Greweng Beach. The beach is located in Jepitu Village and belongs to Girisubo Sub-District. It indeed offers a superb beauty, but it has other plus points. For instance, the beach has several nice accessibilities. From Jogja, tourists can either take Wonosari or Piyungan route. The types of transportation services vary as well.

The Nuance
Well, it is considered difficult to describe Greweng Beach due to the variety of allures or natural attractions. The first feature is definitely the soft-textured cream-colored sandy shoreline. Thus, tourists can walk comfortably without footwear on it. Next, the shoreline is considered short, as it is flanked by two giant coral reefs. As for the waves, they are moderate. That means swimming is possible as long as tourists do it carefully. What is more? Another noticeable feature is a tiny river that flows directly to the sea. Kids often play in it, actually.

Exploring Greweng Beach
The most common thing to do in Greweng Beach is fishing. Some good fishing spots offer lots of fishes! One of them is located near to the coral hill. However, tourists must carry their fishing rod and other required equipment. After fishing, visitors must enjoy other activities there. For instance, they must reach a nearby water spring! That site is suitable for bathing and playing water. As an alternative, the tiny river becomes a nice spot to play water. The water feels fresh and looks clear! Thus, don’t forget to take photos of it later.

For those visiting Greweng Beach, they must not forget to reach a nearby cave which is suitable for photography and exploration. Somehow, tourists may need the help of a tour guide who knows the site well. After caving, the next recommended thing to do at the beach is none other than camping. The landscape is comfy enough to build a tent and spend the night in the shoreline, after all. At night, tourists should conduct a BBQ party too! Once again, everyone should prepare all the equipment beforehand.

Here is an important consideration. Tourists should carry foods and drinks when visiting Greweng Beach. These days, though, some small coffee places operate near to that area. Visitors should carry some cash to buy a cup of coffee and traditional cakes later. One thing, everyone must not litter after eating or drinking!

Nearby Attractions

  • Wediombo Beach
  • Wediombo Lagoon
  • Dander Fishing Zone

How to Get There
From Jakarta City, tourists can take an airplane at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and head to Adisucipto Airport at Yogyakarta City. This flight may take around 1 hour and 10 minutes. Once arriving at the destination, they should take Nasional III Street and head to Greweng Beach right away. The distance is 70.3 km, so the trip would take around 1 hour and 47 minutes.

Where to Stay

  • Sunset Villa
  • Griya Salaman Wediombo


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