Seruni Beach in Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region
Some tourists may have heard about the famous beach in Gunung Kidul Regency, which is called Seruni. The location is in Tepus Sub-District and it becomes another popular vacation spot to visit after Pok Tunggal Beach. It is true that the beach has different charms as compared to others (explained later). As for tourist activities, both locals and outsiders come to the beach to enjoy several activities especially camping. The pristine environment and the presence of nice facilities would soothe all visitors, as well. Plus, the accessibility is considered easy, as the location is near to Pok Tunggal.
When it comes to the nuance, Seruni Beach is considered more peaceful than Pok Tunggal. Still, both of them are similar in some ways. For instance, there is the white soft-textured shoreline. Also, the waves are quite big and the wind is strong. One different thing is the presence of a small waterfall located on a nearby cliff. To be exact, it resides in the east part of the shoreline. The next feature is related to the size, which is considered vast. No wonder, people often take advantage of it for camping!
Exploring Seruni Beach
It is fun to spend a trip to Seruni Beach. Even the route is comfy and easy. There is also a parking area, so tourists can simply park their vehicle before reaching the beach. From the parking area, visitors can simply enter the beach and enjoy the sea scenery right away. The warm atmosphere welcomes them and the soft-textured white sandy shoreline would amuse everyone. Some locals are also seen on the site. They are friendly and often tell information regarding the beach. For instance, it is related to the name. “Seruni” means gold. The locals gave the name due to the economic potential of the beach, which is suitable for fishing and tourism.
Once arriving at Seruni Beach, tourists can simply explore the shoreline as well as rest for a while under Pandan Laut trees. The environment looks clean and beautiful! Moreover, the number of visitors is low, so the atmosphere feels so peaceful there. As for tourist activities, most visitors are likely to enjoy beach walking. The sandy shoreline is both soft and stunning, after all. During the exploration, tourists may also see some corals on the shore (especially during the low tide). Thus, it is suitable for photography.
What is next? Swimming is prohibited in Seruni Beach due to the big waves. Instead, tourists can enjoy relaxation by taking advantage of the quiet nuance. Next, the beach is known for its beautiful small waterfall. The location is in the east part of the shoreline. However, it is only recommended to visit it during the rainy season, when the water discharge is plenty.
- Watunene Beach
- Pok Tunggal Beach
- Seruni Hills
How to Get There
From Jakarta City, tourists can simply take an airplane at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and head to Adisucipto Airport. This flight may take around 1 hour and 10 minutes. After arriving at the airport, the next destination is Gunung Kidul Regency and the best route to take is Nasional III Street. Usually, this trip may take around 1 hour and 9 minutes as the distance is 44.8 km. Next, tourists should take Tepus Street and head to Seruni Beach. This trip would take around 41 minutes and the distance is 18.7 km.
Where to Stay
- Radika Inn Paradise
- Joglowatukelir Inn
- Kayu Watu Cottage