15 Tourist Attractions on the South Coast Path

There are a number of tourist attractions along this route that can be a stopover for travelers to unwind during the holidays.

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy (Menparekraf) Sandiaga said his party would prepare tourist destinations along the route.

“This southern route starts from Jakarta, heading to West Java, Central Java, Yogyakarta Special Region (DIY) and East Java,” said Sandiaga, quoted by Kompas.com (25/4/2022).

The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has prepared travel plans to a number of cities, including Garut, Tasikmalaya, Pangandaran, Chilakap, Kebumen, and Purworejo.

“Continue to Yogyakarta and several regencies such as Pasitan, Blitar and Malang. Then finally we can reach Lumajang, Jember, and Banyuwangi,” he added.

Meanwhile, the South Coast of Java (Pansela) dominates among tourism facilities on the southern route of Java. The Pancel Line is a road network that crosses the southern coast of Java, according to the PUPR Ministry’s website.

Pansela connects routes that are parallel to the Pantur route, namely Cilegon, Anyer, Pangandaran, Yogyakarta and Banyuwangi.

This line is parallel to the southern coast of Java which passes through at least five provinces, namely Banten Province, West Java, Central Java, Yogyakarta Special Region, and East Java.

1. Gedung Sate Bandung

Returning migrants can stop to enjoy the city of Bandung in the middle of their journey. One of the tourist attractions that you can visit in the city of Bandung is Gedung Sate.

Gedung Sate was built in 1924, but is still strong today. In addition to the West Java Governor’s office, Gedung Sate provides a museum space on the ground floor.

Visitors can see various art collections such as river stone, glass stone and Swedish steel, which were used to build Gedung Sate.

There is also an augmented reality (AR) game with Dutch animation and a Gedung Sate builder.

There are many hotels around Gedung Sate where travelers can rest.

In addition, there are a number of tourist attractions near Gedung Sate, such as Jalan Dago, Bandung City Square, Trans Studio Bandung, Bandung Geological Museum and others.

 

2. Karangresik Tourism Park, Tasikmalaya

Crossing Tasikmalaya, tourists can go to the Karangresik tourist park which is located in the city center.

This destination is an educational tour, history and amusement park. Location : Jalan Mohamad Hatta, Sukamanah Village, Sipedes District, Tasikmalaya City.

Karangresik tourism park infrastructure is very complete, including flower gardens, farmhouses, water attractions, flying fox, palace ornamental plants, Instagram photo spots and many more.

In addition to relaxing on the trip, tourists can go with their families to the Karangresik tourist park.

 

3. Pangandaran Beach

Pangandaran, West Java is famous for its beautiful beaches. If you stop by Pangandaran on your way home, be sure to visit Pangandaran Beach.

Pangandaran Beach is famous for its beautiful white sand and beautiful nature.

Pangandaran Beach offers various activities such as water sports, banana boat rides, jet skis, etc.

At dusk, tourists can rest and relax on the beach while watching the sunset.

The facilities on this beach are quite complete, including accommodation and culinary areas.

 

4. Baturraden, Banyumas
If you stay in Purwokerto, Banyumas Regency, Central Java, one of the tourist destinations that you should not miss is Baturraden.

Tourists can enjoy the cool air in the Baturraden Botanical Gardens, where tall and lush trees grow.

There are miniatures of a number of attractions from around the world, such as the Australian Opera House, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Colosseum in Rome, Italy, Taj Mahal in India, Eiffel Tower in France, Tower Bridge in England and others.

In addition, tourists can visit waterfalls, warm pools, white water rafting, etc.

 

5. Menganti Beach, Kebumen

Menganti Beach, Kebumen is often referred to as Indonesian-style New Zealand because it offers a panoramic view of the coastline with green hills.

This place is located in Karangduvur Village, Ayah District, Kebumen Regency, Central Java. The sandy beach at Menganti Beach is on the west side where fishing is done.

During the day, many fishing boats dock on the shore. Not only that, visitors also come to the hilly area to the east-south of Menganti Beach.

This hill is located in Tanjung Karangbat and is often referred to as Gazebo Hill because there are several simple gazebos on the hillside.

According to the community, Menganti’s name comes from the word “waiting”.

It is said that once upon a time there was a Majapahit warlord who was waiting for his lover on the beach, but the lover never came.

Besides Menganti Beach, Kebumen has a number of other beaches that are no less beautiful. Including Sarumanis Beach, Suwuk Beach, North Sumatra Beach, Petanahan Beach and many more.

 

6. Malioboro, Yogyakarta

A stopover in the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) is definitely not to be missed by travelers looking for interesting tourist attractions.

If you want to travel around the city of Yogyakarta, then you should not miss the icon of the city of Yogyakarta, namely Jalan Malioboro.

Especially now that Jalan Malioboro has a new face. Referring to the Malioboro area, it is now more organized because traders no longer sell on the sidewalk.

Starting Tuesday (2/1/2022), Malioboro traders will begin to occupy a new location prepared by the Yogyakarta Special Region government, namely the Malioboro Terrace.

Visitors can stop at Malioboro to buy fruit for the family. Starting from batik, handicrafts, typical Yogyakarta bakpi and others.

 

7. Taman Sari, Yogyakarta

Not far from Malioboro, you can visit Taman Sari, a park in the Yogyakarta Palace complex.

According to Theresiana Ani Larasati’s book “Review of the Taman Sari Pesanggrahan Building” quoted by Kompas.com (30 August 2021), Taman Sari can be interpreted as a place built for socializing and relaxing.

This can be seen from the hallways, flower beds and bathing pools that are wide and not too deep.

The attraction of Taman Sari lies in Umbul Pasiraman which is the bathing place for the sultan, his wife, concubines, and sons and daughters of the king.

 

8. Prambanan Temple, Sleman, Yogyakarta

If you have enough time to visit Yogyakarta, tourists can visit Prambanan Temple which is located in Kranggan, Bokoharjo, Prambanan District, Sleman Regency.

The distance is about 17 kilometers (km), or 35 minutes drive from Jalan Malioboro.

Tourists who come to admire the largest Hindu temple complex in the world have been registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, as quoted from the DIY Cultural Preservation Center.

Prambanan Temple has three pages arranged centrally or concentrically. Each courtyard is surrounded by a fence around it.

There are 16 temples in courtyard I or in the middle, including three main temples (Brahma Temple, Shiva Temple, Vishnu Temple) and three walking temples (Garuda Temple, Nandi Temple, Angsa Temple).

Next are the two apit temples (north and south sides), four colored temples and four temples in the peg.

Page II has the temple of Pervar, a total of 224 p.m. The temples are not all in intact condition because most of them have collapsed.

While on page III there is no temple, only part of the construction of the gate and fence.

 

9. Clayar Beach, Pasitan

Pacitan Regency, East Java has a number of exotic beaches. Tourists better take the time to enjoy this natural beauty.

One of the beaches in Pakitan which is famous for its beauty is Clayar Beach.

Clayar Beach has the characteristics of blue sea water, white sand, sea flute and sphinx in Java.

An oceanic flute is a hole or gap in rock through which seawater can gush out at certain times.

The height of the release of sea water from the gap in the rock can reach seven meters if the big waves break.

When the waves came, the crack emitted a flute sound accompanied by a jet of water, hence the name “Sea Flute”.

Meanwhile, right behind him stands a rock formation that looks like a sphinx, or a mythical creature from Egypt with the body of a lion with the head of a man. The stone was nicknamed the Sphinx van Java.

Meanwhile, right behind him stands a rock formation that looks like a sphinx, or a mythical creature from Egypt with the body of a lion with the head of a man. The stone was nicknamed the Sphinx van Java.

The combination of blue sea, white sand and giant rocks creates an extraordinary sunset panorama at Clayar Beach.

The place is in Kalak Village, Sendang Village, Donoroho District, Pasitan Regency.

 

10. Goa Gong, Pasitan
In addition to beaches, Pacitan Regency has other natural tourist destinations that are no less exotic. One of them is Goa Gong.

Goa Gong is a cave with a length of 256 meters. Goa Gong is a favorite tourist destination because of the many stalactites and stalagmites.

Some of the stalactites and stalagmites have names, including Jenger Bumi Village, Bantaran Angin Village, Pakuan Bomo Village, and Chitro Chipto Agung Village.

It is said that one of the stones in Goa Gong is able to make a sound similar to the gong of a musical instrument, so it is called Goa Gong.

In addition to stalactites and stalagmites, Goa Gong also has five springs or springs, namely Jampi Rogo Spring, Panguripan Spring, Jivo Deep Spring, Kamulyan Spring, and Nisto Deep Spring.

Even though it is in the form of a cave, the lighting in Goa Gong is very good. In fact, the manager installed colorful lights that add to the beauty of the stalactites in Goa Gong.

Goa Gong is located on Jalan Salam, in the village of Pule, in the village of Bomo, in the district of Bomo.

 

11. Kedung Tumpang Beach, Tulungagung
Not only Pasitan, Tulungagung Regency in East Java also has a number of beautiful beaches.

However, if tourists want to enjoy the beach panorama in Tulungagung, it is better to take a break.

One of the beaches that is well known to tourists is Kedung Tumpang Beach.

The attraction of Kedung Tumpang Beach lies in the presence of a natural pool formed from coral rocks.

The water in this pool is bluish green, with yellow gradations when viewed from the top of the cliff at certain times.

The irregular shape actually adds to the attractiveness of the stone pool.

Kedung Tumpang Beach is also surrounded by rows of exotic rocks.

Tourists can watch the sunset from behind the rocks. This place is located in Pukanglaban District, Tulungagung Regency.

 

12. Jodipan Colorful Village, Malang

Malang, East Java is a favorite tourist destination because it has many attractions.

If a traveler is staying in Malang City, you can take a leisurely walk to the colorful village of Jodipan which is located in the middle of the city.

Jodipan Colorful Village is a themed village that offers many Instagramable locations for visitors.

As the name suggests, all the buildings in Jodipan Colorful Village are painted in various bright colors, even reaching the roofs of houses and roads in the village.

If you arrive when the sun is hot, you can take a moment to hide in the parasol aisle.

The Umbrella Passage is a small street surrounded by rows of colorful houses and lined with hanging umbrellas.

Almost every corner in Jodipan Colorful Village can be an Instagram photo spot.

 

13. Jatim Park, Batu

If you have free time, then you should not miss a trip to Batu city.

There are many famous tourist attractions that are a pity to miss, one of which is Jawa Timur Park (Jatim Park) 1.

Jatim Park 1 carries the concept of a theme park which has many rides for games and entertainment.

In addition to attractions, Jatim Park 1 also offers educational tours such as physical parks, historical parks, ethnic galleries, and others. Therefore, this tourist spot is very suitable to be visited with family.

Jatim Park 1 stands on an area of ​​22 hectares, so it is very spacious.

Jatim Park 1 has a variety of rides for the whole family to enjoy, such as Himalaya Coaster, Sky Swinger, Funtastic Pool, Gold Mining Coaster, Flying Tornado and many more.

Jatim Park 1 is located on Jalan Kartika two, Kota Visata Batu, Kota Batu, Malang. This tourist spot can be reached in just 10 minutes from downtown Batu.

Besides Jatim Park 1, you can visit Jatim Park 2 and Jatim Park or Eco Green Park. In addition, there are Museum Angkut, Selecta Park, Batu Night Spectacular (BNS) and others.

 

14. Boom Beach, Banyuwangi
Banyuwangi Regency, which is located on the eastern tip of the island of Java, has a number of attractive tourist destinations for travelers.

If you want to enjoy tourist attractions near the city of Banyuwangi, try staying at Boom Beach.

Boom Beach is a former ship loading and unloading dock.

This beach is located near the city center or precisely in the village of Mandar, Banyuwangi district.

Boom Beach has undergone a major renovation with the construction of tourism supporting facilities in the form of a unique bridge and sun loungers by the beach.

Close to Boom Beach, tourists can enjoy other tourist destinations such as Sobo Beach, Chemara Beach, Chemara Gading Beach and Kungkigan Beach. In addition, there are several hotels near Boom Beach.

 

15. Alas Purvo National Park, Banyuwangi

This tourist attraction is a symbol of Banyuwangi, namely Alas Purwo National Park. The place is in Tegaldimo District, Purvohardjo District, Banyuwangi Regency.

This national park is a landscape with 700 species of flora, 50 species of mammals, 320 species of birds, 15 species of amphibians, and 48 species of reptiles.

Visitors can freely observe the life of peacocks, deer and bulls in Alas Purvo National Park.

Besides Alas Purvo National Park, Banyuwangi also has Baluran National Park. However, it is located on the north coast of Banyuwangi which borders Situbondo Regency.

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