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Beaches in Jogja

Beaches in Jogjakarta

Parangtritis Beach

Parangtritis is located about 30 km to the south of Yogyakarta.

Including the coastal region of Bantul is a sloping beach, with rocky hills, coastal scenery and white sand and limestone hills on the north coast. In this area is around the tourists can use the beach and horseback who rented horses and navigable by local residents. As well as places for recreation. Many visitors who come to meditate. This beach is one place to perform the ceremony of offering from Kraton Yogyakarta.


Local people's confidence about the legend of Nyi Roro Kidul (Myth Queen of Java Sea) is also its own birth charm. Almost every Friday kiwon night and Tuesday Kliwon , the visitors and the local fishermen do rituals at the beach. Pelarungan colored ritual offerings and colorful flowers into the sea. The highlight of the ritual is usually occur at night 1 Suro, and two-three days after Idul Fitri and Idul Adha. In essence, fishermen asked for salvation and mercy provision of earth and sky ruler.

Sunset in Parangtritis

Samas Beach

Samas Beach sand is often used as the location of rare sea turtles laying eggs as a Green Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Turtle Blimbing, and Ridley Turtle . Hunting for turtle eggs along the stretch of beach is often done by local fishermen for various purposes. However, or initiative and awareness of a number of fishermen along the coast Samas Conservation of Natural Resources of Yogyakarta and several environmental non-governmental organizations was formed in Bantul Turtle Conservation Forum with members of the fishermen who used to hunt for eggs Panyu .

Turtle-turtle often Samas ashore to lay their eggs. This forum is to apply the semi-natural hatchery for turtle eggs that will hatch. Usually, by the Bantul Turtle Conservation Forum turtle eggs that had been placed into the sand by the parent will be transferred to artificial nests . After hatching, the child is placed in the turtle pond maintenance managed Because this does is hatching a natural spring, then release into the sea have to wait 3 months to make it more powerful. Children are placed in the turtle pond maintenance ant eggs were given feed (Kroto) or minced fish . After three months, the turtle is usually released into the sea by school students as part of the educational environment, especially conservation of sea turtles .

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