Culture and Art
Culture and Art
Plengkung Beach / G-Land
Plengkung is known as one of the best surfing beaches in the world. The word of “G” in “G-Land” derives from Grajagan, the name of the bay where the huge waves were found at the south of the Banyuwangi. It is surrounded by virgin tropical land forest. G lad offers the worlds most demanding surfing sport, and recommended for professional surfers only. May to October is the best time for surfing. No doubt it is a world of surfer paradise. Most surfers start from Bali, take an overland to Banyuwangi and directly to National Park of Alas Purwo, G-Land or cross the Grajagan Bay to Plengkung beach where the waves challenge invite the surfers. However it is not recommended for novices
There are some simple cottages and a jungle camp available by the beach.
Plengkung is located on the south coast of Banyuwngi the eastest of Fast Java. The visitor can visit Plengkung overland. To reach Plengkung can be taken in two ways:
* Overland. Banyuwangi-Kalipahit (59km)by bus Kalipahit Pasaranyar
(3km) by ojek or rent a car, Pasaranyar-Trianggulasi (12km),
* Overland-sea : Banyuwangi-Benculuk (35km) by bus, Benculuk Grajagan (18km) by bus or public transportation, Grajagan-Plengkung by speedboat,
Both ways toPlengkung are OK, if the visitors choose the second way, they can spend the night at Grajagan and enjoy the view before continue the journey to Plengkung.
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Ngagelan Beach Ngagelan beach is breeding area. It is located 7 km to the west of Trianggulasi Bay. It is also the hachery for the baby turtles. There are some biology students do the research here. Ngagelan beach has much … Continue reading
Seblang Ceremony Seblang is one of rituals in Osing societies, Banyuwangi regency. This ritual can be found in two villages, which is. Bakungan village and Olihsari village. Olihsari society will held this ceremony in a week after the Idul Fitri. … Continue reading
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