Tanjung Papuma Beach Jember. Hello my beloved readers. Do you like spending your holiday time by visiting beaches? If you so, I recommend you for visiting Papuma Beach in Jember. This beach is very amazing place for recreation destination.
As we know that Jember is one of the regencies of East Java Province, Indonesia. It is located in the eastern part of the province of East Java which has great tourism potential. Geographically it borders the Indonesian ocean in the south. For this, Jember has beautiful views along the beaches. In the northern and eastern part of Jember there are mountain ranges where spectacular waterfalls can be found. Jember is also famous for its plantations. Therefore, many domestic and foreign tourists are interested in going to this regency.
Papuma beach in Jember is also very famous as Tanjung Papuma Beach. The word “Papuma” itself stands for “Pantai Putih Manikam” or white sand of Manikam. Those who are visiting Papuma beach will have a great time sun-bathing or walking over the white sandy path and enjoying the sunset or everything else.
Papuma Beach is located in southern coastal of jember regency, East Java, Indonesia. It precisely located in the village of Papuma Lojejer, district of Wuluhan, Jember regency. Papuma beach known as a rocky beach because of high rocks that surround the spot make this beach very spectacular, many sailing boats along the seashore parking with various colorful design and type. Papuma beach is very suitable to enjoy sunrise, just trek up for 10 minutes through the stairs from the parking area to the high peak, started at 05:00 AM, After you get the top of Papuma, you will see the sunrise and a wide of southern sea that decorated by many high rocks and great terrifying waves it is really awesome from the highest peak of Papuma.
The beautiful white sand is pleasure to see and to walk on. The beach is always used as the place for sunbathing by foreign tourists. Besides its natural scenic beauty, it is also rich of animals, such as the lizard, forest cock, various birds, wild pig, deer porcupine, scaly anteater and many others. The scenery and atmosphere can be enjoyed more completely at a restaurant which provides Indonesian and typical food of Papuma, Jember.
In this beach provided some reservation and supporting tools for visitors that want to enjoy Papuma circumstance like some lodges and camping ground. When the sunset time almost arrives, the atmosphere of Papuma will seem more beautiful to be enjoyed. Especially when the time approaching to the dusk that interspersed with hard wind cause the circumstance into dramatic ambience. The situation at night always felt little bit noisy because of the waves striking around the rocky area always come alternately.
Papuma Beach is possible reached from Banyuwangi, Surabaya and Malang City. If you start from Surabaya Airport or Malang City, the trip is about 8 hours driving and 3 hours from Banyuwangi Ketapang Harbor. If we start from Jember City, it will take around 1,5 hours to reach Papuma Beach. it is possible by motor bike or car. Most visitors enjoy Tanjung Papuma Beach after or before enjoy Ijen Crater because the trip only 3 hours driving.
Papuma beach is a very exotic beach compared to the existing beaches in East Java, because it’s beautiful and charming sea by having turquoise color tone ocean and a very fine white sand. Hence, it makes Papuma become affordable beach that can be visited in East Java. The tourists, both from local and foreign will enjoy the experience in Papuma beach.
Furthermore, by visiting Papuma beach, the visitors can rent a boat to explore the ocean closer while enjoying the sun rise. The coral reef and the tropical forest around the beach will also enchanting the sightseeing after the Siti Hinggil and Goa Lawa.
Siti Hinggil is a coral rock with a height around 50 m above sea level. The visitors can see Papuma’s beach attraction from above. While, Goa Lawa or Lawa Cave, it has 30 m depth and can be achieved at low tide. According to the legend, this cave was the place south sea ruler’s daughter “Dewi Sri Wulan” and the imprisoned place of Kyai Mataram.
If you love the beauty of the beach, don’t forget to visit Papuma beach as your destination recreation place to be enjoy.