Blue Bay Banyuwangi

Blue Bay Banyuwangi

Teluk Biru Banyuwangi or often called Blue Bay Banyuwangi is a marine tourism park that has the beauty of water and stunning sea floor panorama. The atmosphere in this bay is still very natural, both sea water and its location.

Blue Bay Tour Banyuwangi is located in Alas Purwo National Park. The exact position is at Resort Sembulungan. This area is a place known as a fishing area by tourists and their own Muncar community. So, sometimes, Blue Bay Beach is also called the tour of Blue Bay Beach Muncar Banyuwangi. Muncar added the word here because the local fishermen are actively looking for fish.
Blue Bay Banyuwangi ( Source image from https://telukbanyubirubanyuwangi.wordpress.com/ )

Indeed, its name is not as famous as Green Bay where it is first known among tourists, but because its beauty is almost as good as other tourist destinations in Banyuwangi and most likely if the place will become a favorite place for visitors who want to explore Banyuwangi tourist destination. The difference if Green Bay is famous for its green water, then Blue Bay Banyuwangi more to the beauty of marine biota with clear blue turquoise water due to the primary color of the water, so it is suitable for snorkeling & diving.

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Some Activities when visiting the Blue Bay Banyuwangi

Banyuwangi Blue Bay tourist area is a suitable place for you who like diving. No doubt, here is the diverse marine life with aquatic vegetation, such as coral reefs, algae, fish, which are highly protected. Muncar fishermen come together to make this place like a coral reef transplant area. Nevertheless, Muncar fishermen still rely on this site as a means of fishing for fish. The blue bay is famous for its readily available fish.

If you like fishing, you can bring fishing gear and net from home. Because of this bay other than as a tourist spot, Blue Bay is also a gathering place for many fish. Not a few fishermen who managed to bring home many fish from this Sea every day.

In addition to enjoying the panorama around the bay, every tourist who visits also has the opportunity to see the beauty of Sunrise at dawn. Given the location of the Blue Bay is a little far, and long travel time, tourists must leave at 02.00 am to see the sunrise.
Blue Bay Clear Turquoise Water ( Source image from https://telukbanyubirubanyuwangi.wordpress.com/ )

How to get Blue Bay Banyuwangi

The only way to get to the Blue Bay is by sea. There is no road access you can reach to get here. The Blue Bay Banyuwangi is still located in Muncar sub-district, Banyuwangi district, East Java. Trips to the Blue Bay should be conducted between October and May, because the wind direction from the Strait of Bali is very influential, so it is quite dangerous if you travel by boat other than those two months.

You can start the journey to Blue Bay through Muncar Village fish port in one hour from Banyuwangi city. The muncar fish port is the second largest fish port in Indonesia. From this port, the journey can only continue using traditional fishing boats to Blue Bay Banyuwangi in less than two and a half hours. Only take a long time, but do not worry. During the trip, you will be pampered with beautiful views of the sea. The mound of green land that gradually becomes closer to a different sensation when sailing.

Before known as Teluk Biru (Blue Bay), this place is more familiar to the residents by the name of Selanggrong. If you want to sail to this beach with people who will find fish, you should say that you want to go tour to Selanggrong because the name of Blue Bay Beach is less well known by the local people.

Mount Telomoyo

Mount Telomoyo

Mt. Telomoyo
Mt. Telomoyo Salatiga

Tourism Object Mount Telomoyo in Central Java is one of the tourist attractions located in Salatiga district, Central Java Province, Indonesia. Mount Telomoyo is strategically located because it is squeezed by four other mountains namely Mount Merbabu, Mount Andong, Mount Sumbing, and Mount Ungaran. To climb the mountain Telomoyo can be done using a vehicle or walk. There is already access to asphalt road to the top of Mount Telomoyo. At the peak of Telomoyo, we will find a tower signal radio successor.

Mount Telomoyo has a height of 1894 M above sea level, slightly higher than Andong Mountain which has altitudes of 1726 M from above sea level, Mount Telomoyo is between Merbabu Mountain, Ungaran, and Andong, is a strato-shaped volcano, but so far has never been erupted.

With a height of 1894 M above sea level, Mount Telomoyo offers a breathtaking view, from the peak of Mount Telomoyo we can see the row of other high mountains nearby and not only that, but we can also see the extent of the Lake Rawa Pening. Mount Telomoyo can be seen from nearby cities such as Salatiga, Magelang, Temanggung, and Semarang, although still less popular with other mountains, Mount Telomoyo should be one of the lists on your vacation.

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How to get Mount Telomoyo

To get to Mount Telomoyo, you must go to Pandean Village, District Ngablak, Magelang regency, not too difficult to find Pandean Village, because it is still one direction with Ngablak Market. To get to the top of Mount Telomoyo using a motorcycle only takes about 15-30 minutes, but if you walk can take about 2 hours.

Unlike most mountains where we have to walk up to reach the peak, in Mount Telomoyo we do not have to walk very far because there are already roads that can be passed by cars and motorcycles up to the top.
Mount Telomoyo Road
Mt. Telomoyo Road

The road to the top of Mount Telomoyo is quite uphill with a narrow path, just fitting for one car only, so it is better to use a motorcycle, along with the way we will be treated to natural scenery of Salatiga City, Magelang, and Semarang regencies that look beautiful.

There are some tips for climbing on Mount Telomoyo:

1. The best time to climb on Mount Telomoyo is the morning and afternoon.

2. Whether climbing on foot or using a vehicle is not a problem, please adjust to your individual taste.

3. If using a vehicle, it is advisable to use a motorcycle on condition that the bike is in good shape to be secure to the top.

4. Do not throw garbage carelessly and always obey the rules set in Mount Telomoyo.

Lagoi Beach Bintan

Lagoi Beach Bintan

Tourist attractions Riau Islands pride located in Bintan Regency one of them is Lagoi Beach or well known as Lagoi Treasure Bay. Rows of coconut trees on the beach with beautiful natural scenery and supported by a clean environment is a unique attraction for tourists who come to Lagoi Beach. Due to its location on Bintan, the beautiful Lagoi Beach is often also referred to as Lagoi Bay Bintan. When you set foot in Lagoi Beach, you will be treated to natural scenery with the accompaniment of the sound of waves that can reassure your heart and reconcile your soul.
Lagoi Treasure Bay
Lagoi Beach Bintan ( Source Flickr.com )

In addition to beach attractions, in the area of Lagoi Beach, there are several other interesting sights, namely Mangrove Forest and Sebong River. Each of these places has its own charm. Also, there are also various lodging and resorts, making the world-class tourist areas.


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Lagoi Resort


Besides enjoying the beautiful natural charm of Lagoi Beach, you can pamper yourself and your family to rent an existing resort in this coastal area. Leisure resorts can add to your holiday fun with adequate facilities such as a golf course, swimming pool, and spa.
Lagoi Resort
Lagoi Resort ( Source Flickr.com )

Lagoi Beach Activities


Some activities you can do in this attraction is playing water, swimming, snorkeling, diving and just sunbathing on the white sand Lagoi Beach.

If you have an adventure hobby, take a moment to explore the charm of the Sebong River by using a boat that you can rent. During the trip down the Sebong River, you will be treated to natural scenery with a variety of plants, especially mangrove and Nipah trees and wild animals that live on the banks of this river.

You can also do fishing activities at the mouth of the Sebong River. Usually, if the fishermen do not sail, they catch fish and squid in this area. On the edge of the estuary, there are several buildings of leaf-roofed huts of palm trees. After getting the result of fishing, you can grill the fish while resting after a day exploring the Sebong River.

Facilities and Accommodation


Tourist attractions in Riau Islands, which has a variety of facilities and accommodation built to spoil the tourists who come to visit Lagoi Beach.The facilities include lodging with various classes, villas, resorts, one of which is Ria Bintan Golf Lodge. There are also restaurants, souvenir shops, public showers and toilets, large parking lots, fishing rentals, diving, and snorkeling. Do not miss the regular Bintan culinary tasting, Otak-otak, and Gonggong. Otak-otak is a sea fish that is served by means wrapped in grass leaves. And Gonggong is food in the form of sea slugs served like satay.

How to Get Lagoi Treasure Bay


To reach Lagoi Beach attractions, you can start your journey from Tanjung Pinang by private car or public transportation such as a taxi or car rental. It takes about 1.5 hours from Tanjung Pinang.

However, if you are from Batam, you must use the ferry service from Telaga Punggur port. From this port, you can use a speed boat to Tanjung Uban. Arriving at Tanjung Uban, you can continue the journey by taxi. It takes about 25 minutes from Tanjung Uban.