Sempu Island – A beauty of Java Southern Beach and Segoro Anakan
Sempu island is one of of Indonesia’s coastal paradise scenery, tranquil beaches and crystal clear, clean white sand, and incredible ocean views, there are several small islands around the coast that serve the beach from the brunt of the waves just like a natural fortress of the beach, that is what makes the surroundings beach are quiet and unlike other southern beaches.
Located on the southern coast of Malang Regency, the beach called Sedang Biru, this is the gate to cross into Sempu Island, the location is quite far from the city of Malang, there is no regular public transportion that will take you to the Sendang Biru beache, because it is highly recommended you use a private vehicle for a vacation to this island, travel time approximately 1.5 to 2 hours from the city of Malang with a relatively slow pace, because the terrain is mountainous, but the road is pretty good.
There are fish auction place beside Sendang Biru beach, and you can hire the fisherman boat to cross to Sempu Island, the price ranges from Rp 150.000, – to Rp 200.000, – for a return trip from the coast of Sendang Biru to Sempu island, do not forget to record the contact number of the fisherman boat so that you can call him when you want to go home.
Sempu island tourist destinations is a natural lake which is usually called Segoro Anakan, which in Javanese means child of ocean, lakes are connected directly to the ocean by a tunnel, there is camping ground space around the lake Segoro Anakan, so you can stay overnight on the island, but do not forget to bring enough stock.