NUSADAILY.COM – BANYUWANGI – G-Land actually still sounds foreign to most of the archipelago tourists, unlike the case with foreign tourists. G-Land or commonly called Plengkung Beach is one of the favorite destinations of foreign tourists when visiting Banyuwangi, East Java.
This beach is located in the Alas Purwo National Park area. Therefore, this place is considered as one of the hidden paradise for surfers from various parts of the world.
G-Land presents a rich natural beauty with a vast expanse of blue sea, and waves that are elongated, high, and large. That’s what makes any surfer surfaces want to conquer it.
The length of the beach waves can reach 2 kilometers with a wave height up to 8 meters. Tidal waves at G-Land can often form near-perfect water tubes. Not surprisingly, the waves at G-Land are called the second best waves after Hawaii, United States.
G-Land Beach presents Waves G-Land has three levels including Many Track Waves, Speedis Waves, and Kong Waves, so that surfers can choose the type of waves, ranging from beginner surfers and those who have high level expertise.
Like Many Track Waves are often used by beginner surfers with waves height of 3-4 meters. Then, Speedis Waves waves reach 5-6 meters for medium-level surfers. While Kong Waves, usually used for professional-level surfers, has a wave height of 6-8 meters.
Not only that, Banyuwangi G-Land Beach has beautiful and enchanting color harmonization.
There are fine white sand beaches, vast expanse of blue sea, coral rocks with a unique configuration, and green trees, so that the combination makes G-Land an exotic natural landscape.
For visitors who can not surf can also do various activities at sea such as diving and snorkeling.
Other interesting activities that can be done by visitors is tracking using a bicycle or walking along the beach while enjoying the beautiful natural scenery. Even visitors can surround the Alas Purwo National Park surrounded by towering trees.
In addition, G-Land beach also has many photo spots that can be used as interesting objects, and visitors can also see wild animals in the Alas Purwo National Park, such as monkeys and deer that roam freely.
Meanwhile, for visitors who want to stay at G-Land, there are several lodging options that can be rented according to the facilities offered, including Bobby Surf Camp, Joyo Surf’s Camp, and G-Land Jack’s Surf Camp.
To get to G-Land Beach visitors can use a four-wheeled or two-wheeled vehicle, the distance is approximately 50 kilometers from the center of Banyuwangi City, with a travel time of about 2.5 hours.
During the trip visitors will also be presented with captivating natural scenery, such as a clear blue sky, warm sunshine, green rice fields, and towering mountains make anyone who sees feel the freshness of pure nature.
After entering the Alas Purwo National Park area, visitors walk through the forest with tall trees that are still very beautiful, welcomed by a herd of monkeys also roaming the streets and trees, in addition there are also deer around the beach. Even though they did not immediately escape, monkeys and deer still kept their distance from humans.
Given this, Banyuwangi is one of the cities that is successful in developing and packaging various events in the field of tourism. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic made events such as the WSL Championship Tour have to be postponed until the COVID-19 situation subsided. (Sir / lna)