Menganti Beach is a tourism object located in Kebumen Regency, Central Java. Although it is less well-known as a tourist area, this regency has a hidden gem called Menganti beach.
The scenery around the beach looks beautiful with karst hills surrounding it. Because of that, Menganti Beach is called as Indonesia’s Hawaii.
The route to Menganti Beach
Menganti Beach is located in Karangduwur village, Ayah district, Kebumen Regency. To be able to get to the location, visitors must pass the road with sharp curves. This beach is located about 40 km south of the city center of Kebumen. The travel time is around one hour by car. The route to Menganti beach is Kebumen-Petanahan-Puring-Karangbolong-Menganti. You can also take the Kebumen-Gombong route then follow the road to Jatijajar. The travel time needed is relatively the same, which is 1 hour.
The Attraction of Menganti Beach
The tourists who come to Menganti beach will be treated with a very beautiful coastal view. This beach has white sand and the wave is good for surfing.
Besides, around the coast, there are also lush karst hills that envelopes this beach. The hills which are often nicknamed ‘Tebing Bidadari’ are truly a feast for the eyes. The hills surrounded by lush greenery and the atmosphere is quite relaxing.
For those of you who may frequently visit the south coast of Java, surely know that the typical waves there are very big and dangerous for swimming. However, thanks to the karst hills surrounding the beach, the waves on the Menganti beach are softer even though they are on the southern coastline.
The other attraction around Menganti beach are waterfalls not far from the beach. There are four 30 meters waterfalls that you can explore. Also, not far from the Menganti beach area, two caves are available to be explored by adventurous visitors.