Parangritis Beach is an area in Yogyakarta which has a strong magical power. So, attracting tourists to come and come again to this beach which has long been an icon of tourist attractions in Jogja. This place that is always associated with the Queen of the South Coast has never lost any visitors.
In the past, tourism was not yet developed and people were not aware of social media and selfies. Popular tourist destinations in Yogyakarta at that time were Malioboro, Baron Beach, Krakal Beach, Kukup and Parangtritis Beach. Various parts of society and various parts of the region always take the time to visit this place.
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Now, tourism has developed rapidly, most people are familiar with social media. Lots of tourism in Yogyakarta has started to emerge and present a charm and beauty of its own.
However, this classic Parangtritis beach remains firmly established as one of the unforgettable tours. Always crowded and a choice.
Parangtritis beach does not necessarily lose its prestige as the prima donna of the whole community. In fact, nowadays Parangtritis is also developing itself by sharing various kinds of rides that can be enjoyed. You could say, Parangtritis Beach is a contemporary tour that is able to answer the needs of the times.
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This area can provide a valuable lesson if the beach is not just sand, and also waves. However, there is another side that can still be explored further and deeper, depending on how the managers pack it.
The myth of Nyai Roro Kidul doesn’t just disappear. Because, what was feared by society in the past has been answered scientifically. About the ferocity of the waves that can drag people and drown them to the bottom of the sea. If, in ancient times, the old people would say that if, there were tourists who experienced such an incident, it meant that the tourists were taken to another nature, to the kingdom of the south coast with the myth of t-shirts or even green clothes.
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Facilities at Parangtritis Beach
The beach area is wide enough to make the manager try to offer quite extreme sports activities, namely ATV. The presence of this ATV was also welcomed by residents and also tourists from outside the Jogja area. They are like having a new experience. With a price of 50 thousand for 15 minutes, all tourists can feel the sensation of riding this one motorbike.
There is another wagon that can be rented to enjoy the famous south beach winds that are so strong. Only with 20 thousand. All tourists will be invited to tour from end to end of the beach. An interesting experience considering that tourists who come from outside the city of Jogja, such as Jakarta, and also Surabaya, are practically non-existent of the wagon.
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Parangtritis Beach may be the only one capable of combining sea water with fresh water. In this area, there are many artificial swimming pools that have been built for children to play. With the presence of this pool, it can be a diversion for children.
As is known, the waves of the south coast are very scary. Moreover, the sea troughs are capable of forming scary coils, making innocent little children able to be swept away by the waves. The existence of this artificial swimming pool is not only one. However, there are lots of places with a wide variety of games. Like a ball, or a fountain and a bucket of water that will fall when it’s full.
One of the advantages of this artificial swimming pool is that the water is warm and also refreshing. Playing in this pool is like playing on the beach and crashing the waves that come. Moreover, you will feel joy, lots of children who also play, presenting their own excitement.
Don’t worry about stomach problems. The traders have prepared a variety of food menus and snacks that can be enjoyed at a fairly friendly price. The taste is quite delicious and of course safe for consumption.
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On the edge of the Parangtritis beach there are shady trees. All Traveler Friends can take advantage of these trees to relax with family, chat while enjoying the waves that feel very cool. It’s just that, to get this place tourists will be charged a rate of 10 thousand rupiah.
Near the beach, large umbrellas have also been provided like being on Sanur Beach. With the same price, which is 10 thousand rupiah. It’s just that, in this place there are many buskers who spoil the scenery and spoil the atmosphere that has been formed since the beginning. I don’t know why the busker option was also included to create contemporary tourism in this place.
The manager also established contemporary photo spots, which are located along the coast. With a price of only 10 thousand, tourists can choose which one will be used as a place to take pictures that will be part of all of the Traveler’s social media galleries.
Enjoying roasted corn and sitting on the beach is a pleasure in itself. Parangtritis also knew about this need and provided several roasted corn traders to provide a variety of culinary snacks.
The best time to visit this beach is in the afternoon. Where the sun will set, presents a very extraordinary natural charm. When you get bored with this beach. Pal Traveler can go up to the top of the paragliding hill not far from Parangtritis.
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On this hill, all Traveler Friends will be presenting the beauty of the sunset with the sky and the sun turning orange. There is also a small cafe here that provides seating and snacks to hang out with your loved ones.
Not satisfied with enjoying Parangtritis? Calm down, there are many inns that can be rented. However, all tourists are obliged to stay at the Queen of Resort Parangtritis. Because, this place offers a very different staying experience. Where, all Traveler Friends, will be presented with a place that can be said to be a reflection of Bali.
The resort is directly facing the beach, with magnificent swimming pools and quality dining venues. Per night, buddy Traveler must spend 1.6 million rupiah. The price is quite fantastic for an upscale staying experience that will definitely spoil all of you Traveler friends.
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The last ride that is mandatory and should not be forgotten is the Paris tour. Where the concept is almost the same as the Merapi tour. All Traveler Friends will be invited to tour several tourist objects around Parangtritis. There are various packages to choose from here, with different prices according to the distance and number of tours to be addressed.
Or, Traveler Friends can also feel how it feels to play kites on the beach. There are many kite sellers available in various shapes and colors that make children attracted to buy them.
Parangtritis Beach Video
Parangtritis Beach is a legend for tourism in Yogyakarta that will never fade with time. Don’t forget to visit this place if you are in Yogyakarta. Feel the difference between the Parangtritis of the present era and the old Parangtritis.
See also reviews of other beaches in Jogja below:
Review of Goa Cemara Beach
Sepanjang Beach Review
Glagah Beach Review