Nusa Lima: The Nias version of Nusa Dua

NBC – Want a trip to Nusa Five? You are likely to raise eyebrows and a moment later, you ask, where is it? Nusa Dua in Bali is certainly familiar to you, now called Nusa treasury Five beautiful place in Nias should complete the list of places you will go to fill your vacation.

Previously, people familiar with the Mount Sitoli Nias Heritage Museum, Beach Lady, Peak Laowömaru, Beautiful Estuary. After the earthquake March 28, 2005 popping up new tourist sites, such as Nusa Beach Lima and Carlita.

Five coastal tourist sites are located in the village of Nusa Foa, District of Mount Sitoli Idanoi, Sitoli Mountain City, 16 kilometers from Mount Sitoli or 2 kilometers ahead of the airport Airport Binaka from the direction of Mount Sitoli.

You are not hard to find. Arriving in the village of Foa, in front of the mosque Foa, a signpost left side of the road emblazoned with the words "Five Nusa Beach 500 m". From this location hotmix road connected by a road onderlag-stone, sand and gravel that was compacted width of about 3 meters. All types of motorized vehicles can enter this region.

Over an area of ​​1.3 hectares has now been established Saung 36 units, capacity of 50-20 people. One unit of hall 9 x 16 meters, can be modified as a model with a capacity of 250 people, restaurant, meeting rooms 6 x 13 m, capacity 100 people, a unit mushala, as well as ample parking space. It also provided the facility sound system, keyboard and singer. "I’ve spent about $ 500 million to prepare for this location," said Kurniawan Harefa, Nusa owner told NBC Lima, 26 April 2011.

With such facilities, Nusa Five very appropriate as a place of execution of events in the form of meetings, parties, warm-hearted. To attract visitors, Nusa Five also carry out annual beach volleyball tournament and to support government activities in the development of Sapta charm to the community and visitors.

This new tourist attractions not only offers natural beauty alone, like the sea which gives coolness and the sounds of birds in the trees are lush, but the service employees satisfying the visitors.

When NBC entered the site on Tuesday (4/26/2011), a young man at the front entrance welcomes with a smile and immediately directed us to the park so neatly arranged. The young man then gave a warm greeting, "Welcome to our site, please choose a suitable Saung," he said kindly.

A moment later after selecting saung overlooking the sea, a pair of neatly dressed waiter with a smile offers a menu of food they provide. That afternoon our choice fell on grilled grouper.

Five managers seem to be able to read Nusa opportunity to make a meeting place which is sufficient not only intended for individual or family visitors. Thus, various organizations, including government officials, many are choosing Nusa Five as a place to hold meetings or celebrations.

One visitor NBC encountered at the site revealed that each holiday and spare time he chose to spend time in this place. "If you visit this place, I feel comfortable," said Yanuari Zebua (30), the villagers Lölözasai, District Gidö, Nias regency, as he looked toward the sea coast with Foa and her friends enjoy the shade of the trees around the place.

Yanuari also claimed that non-governmental organizations where he worked to choose the venue for a meeting in Nusa Lima. "The atmosphere of this place is cozy and beautiful scenery, perfect as a venue for meetings," he said.

Other interesting thing is free to enter visitor attractions without having to pay money into or ticket. "We the youth can enter this region with a free tour and enjoy periods of courtship without the cost," said Martin Ndraha (28), a visitor.

According Kurniwan Harefa, the beaches are managed now formerly known names Foa Coast. However, until 2007, Beach Foa no longer visited by people for not properly managed. In fact, in the past Foa Coast was once a famous tourist destination for the people of Nias.

Seeing conditions, youth with educational background of one of English Literature in the Field of Higher Education is interested in exploring the popularity of the site again. He then bought the land area of ​​1.3 hectares of the local community.

Kurniawan admitted often travel to a number of areas and look at the concept of tourism development there. From the observation that he began to develop tourist sites in Nias and build Nusa Beach Lima in 2007.

For youth born 23 November 1982, the developing tourism businesses is not easy, for him a challenge to do all my soul.

Capitalize comparative study and read a book, started to open his business in December 2007. And started its operation since July 2008.

To create a new tourist site name of the building, Kurniawan was inspired by the name of Nusa Dua in Bali. According Kurniawan, word ‘five’ is taken from the five elements Afo (betel)-in which the materials are composed of five types, namely tawuo (betel leaf), Fino (areca), betua (lime), Bago (tobacco) and gambe ( gambier leaves).

Talk menu provided by Nusa Five, can be quite varied. Visitors can choose different types of seafood, like grilled fish, fried shrimp flour, flour fried squid, fried rice, fried chicken powder, cap cay, cah kale and various other foods and soft drinks.

Now, Nusa Five has 20 employees who were recruited from the local community Kurniawan. There are 10 permanent employees, seven employees off, and three security officers. In addition, since 2009 Nusa Five facilitating children’s elementary and junior high school to learn it for free with two subjects, namely Mathematics and English in the place.

With the presence of these five sights Nusa now gives additional revenue for local governments in the form retibrusi permit trading business, recreational license, permit crowds, billboard tax, and environmental sanitation reports.


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