PANJANG BEACH

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 Pantai Panjang, translated to mean Long Beach, boasts a coastline of fine, white sands that stretches 7 kilometers. As the beach has no reefs, its width expands to 500 meters when the tide is low.The beach area is a central tourism district and is lined with restaurants, hotels, cottages and shops. Pantai Panjang is located just 15 minutes from downtown Bengkulu, Southwest of the island of Sumatera. 

Named Pantai Panjang (Long Beach) because the length of this beach is 7 kilometers and became the longest tourism sloping beach in Indonesia. With white sand, pine trees that shade and big waves, Pantai Panjang offer stunning sea tourism. With big waves, Pantai Panjang will become a paradise for surfers, the best to surf early in the morning until mid day. Since Pantai Panjang has the strong current, it is dangerous for swimming. With exoticism and natural beauty, Pantai Panjang could be the best location for tourists to enjoy sunbathing, morning or afternoon jogging, photo sessions pre-wedding, making film or capturing the happy moments with your partner, friends and family. To reach lonPantai Panjangg beach is very easy. Only 55 minutes from the capital city of Indonesia.

Unlike many beaches, Pantai Panjang has no coconut or palm trees, but is dominated by Spruces and Pines which create a lovely shelter for beach-goers to rest and relax under. As a prime tourist area, a variety of facilities are positioned along the beach such as restaurants, cafes, accommodations, a children’s playground as well as sports facilities.

The Bengkulu community also uses the beach as a place for jogging in the mornings and evenings.

 

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