In the City of Mamuju, capital of West Sulawesi province, there is a place for a fairly busy travel visited by the tourists, namely Manakarra Coast region. This beach is part of the Gulf of Mamuju, Batu Harbor is a place that became the central nexus in the City of Mamuju.
For local communities, Cote Manakarra identical to hangout or gathering of young people. But many also came to visit the beach for recreation with family. Seeing the high interest from visitors to this coast, West Sulawesi Provincial Government plans to develop the region as one Manakarra Coast tourism mainstay in the province. Since the long beach famous Manakarra as “Losarinya” (Losari Makassar) Mamuju. It is no exaggeration, considering the Beach Manakarra really have an enchanting panoramic beauty of the beach. Exotic scenery is charming with increased background Karampuang island that lay in plain sight.
If Makassar has Losari beach, then Manakarra beach is the “Losari beach” for Mamuju. This is not exaggerated because the beach is really beautiful and will charm everyone who visits it. The background of Karampuang Island will make the beach view even more exotic. In the evening, the beach will full of red lights from the ferry which will come / depart from Mamuju harbor.
sandeq boat festival at Manakarra beachThe annual occasion which held in Manakarra beach is usually held at Mamuju city anniversary, and at Independence Day, on August. In 2007, for instance, there was fish roasting festival with total fresh fish which used is 8 tons. These fishes were roasted on 4,300 meter hot coals. Sandeq Boat competition was also held in this beach.
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