Apparalang beach is located in Ara Village, Bontobahari District, Bulukumba Regency, South Sulawesi. To visit this place, tourists are recommended to use private or rented vehicles because public transportation is not yet available to go there. In addition, it is also recommended that tourists hire the services of a tour guide, because the journey, which is taken, is quite confusing if you go alone. Heading to Apparalang Beach, from Makassar City, takes to the south by motor vehicles about 4.5 hours. Then, the journey continues to Tanjung Bira to Ara Village where Apparalang Beach is located.
Unlike other beaches, Apparalang Beach is located on the edge of a steep cliff. Therefore, this place is also often called the Apparalang Cliff. The local people usually perform attractions by jumping from cliffs into the sea. If interested, tourists can test their adrenaline by jumping off the cliff. For tourists who want to go to the sea, but do not dare to jump off the cliff, there are stairs provided to get to the sea. The sea water is so clear that make easy for tourists to see the bottom. In addition to swimming, tourists can also do snorkeling activities to enjoy the atmosphere of this beach.
At Apparalang Beach, you don't have to worry about a shortage of supplies. Because there are food stalls that sell delicious dishes at low prices. The stalls allow you to enjoy the fresh catch of fish from the local fishermen. In addition, this beach is also equipped with supporting facilities for the convenience of tourists, such as small gazebos, bathrooms, and souvenir shops.