Panorama of Ngliyep Beach. There are a lot of recreation places in Indonesia that we can go for destination. Many of them are in East Java. If you travel to East Java for recreation, especially to Malang, don’t forget to come to Ngliyep Beach.
Ngliyep Beach (also known as Donomulyo Beach) is located in the village of Kedungsalam, Donomulyo sub-district, Malang regency. This beach is located on the southern coast of Malang district about 63 km from the city of Malang. The beach has an amazing panorama with combination of steep cliffs and protected forest around it. It beach also has beautiful rocky beach where gigantic waves meet coral reef. In addition, it has an island with a lush green tropical shore-forest giving more enchantment to the beach.
Although Ngliyep Beach has a charming scenery, but only few visitors come here. It happens because there is no enough transportation to get the beach. If you want to go to Ngliyep Beach you are suggested to ride by using your personal vehicles, either motorcycle or a car because there is no public transportation here. However, actually the road is smooth and you will enjoy your journey along the street because the scenery of big green trees and others along the road are very beautiful to see. Be sure that you will not to be boring during your travel.
When you arrive at the beach, you will be brought in tremendous awe. The beautiful scenery stretches along the coast. Time for you to enjoy the beautiful scenery on this beach. Ngliyep Beach offers you many water activities. You can swim here with your friends. Because the waves are powerful, you are not allowed to swim too far from the coastline. If you want to surf, you also can do that here. The waves are good to guide you to stand on the board. You can do when you visit Ngliyep. You are also be able to have sun-bathe, playing sand, strolling, and waiting the sunset. You will enjoy your time as you come to the beach because the beach is well-maintained. Besides that, you can visit a small island near the beach which is named as Kombang Mount.
If you come on Maulud 14th (Javanese calendar), you will see Labuhan Ceremony that is organized by resident from Kedungsalam Village. Labuhan itself is a kind of offering ceremony and the residents will release it to the ocean. The ceremony becomes the symbol of thankfulness and praying to ask prosperity to God. The ceremony will be completed by the head of goat or cow. This is believed as offering to The South Queen of Beach.
The guards will bring all of the various offering with traditional instruments. They wear traditional clothes and doing parade to Kombang Mount for about 300 meters through the bridge that connects the area of offering from the rest house of Ngliyep.
The view around the beach is so amazing. If you come to Ngliyep Beach with your children, you can play freely at the playground near the beach. Besides that, you also can see a post to view all of the area of the beach. Hunting the sunset along the beach becomes the most favorite activity. You will see combination of beautiful colors in the sky. So, visiting Ngliyep Beach when you visit Malang City in East Java is worth.
Don’t miss about visiting the amazing of Ngliyep Beach.