Gesing Beach in Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta is one of the cities on the island of Java, which is quite famous among foreign tourists. Besides its cultural and historical tourism, Yogyakarta’s natural charm also attracts the attention of the tourists. One example is Gesing Beach in Girikarto Village, Panggang District, Gunungkidul Regency. This beach is 45 km from Yogyakarta City. If you depart from Yogyakarta City, there are three routes to get to the beach, namely Jalan Wonosari, Jalan Imogiri, and Jalan Parangtritis.
Gesing Beach has white sand and small waves. The sea surface is dangerously beautiful, because there is a gradation of the water surface from bright green to blue. Because the water is quite calm, this beach is a comfortable place to swim. You can also snorkel on this beach to see the underwater charm. This beach is in the bay, and is flanked by cliffs. If you like photography, you can capture the charms of Gesing Beach both from the top of steep cliffs and from white sandy beaches. If you like fishing, Gesing Beach is also a quite challenging place because there are many favorite fishing spots. One of them is above steep cliffs. There are lots of mackerel, Layur fish, squid and lobster here.
Gesing Beach is not too big. With its characteristics, this beach is a place for fishermen to anchor. On Gesing Beach, there is also a Fish Auction Place, so it's no wonder, if on Gesing Beach there are many stalls lined up selling processed fresh fish. Around this beach, there are also inns if you want to spend the night around Gesing Beach. The cost of admission to this beach is also not too expensive, you only need to pay Rp5,000 and plus a parking fee of 2 thousand rupiah for motorbikes and 5 thousand rupiah for cars.