Points of Interest
Your visit to Banyuwangi will not be complete without visiting some of these famous places
Red Island Beach / Pulau Merah
The name comes from the beautiful hill situated a short distance from the beach covered in rich green vegetation and red soil. The hill can be reached by foot when the tide is low. You will find white sandy beach with clear sea water and a most relaxing natural setting. The beach is a great spot for mild surfing or watching stunning, golden sunsets.
Baluran National Park / Savana Baluran
Java’s own little Africa and home to many endangered and protected flora and fauna. It is worth exploring the vast savanna with its exotic landscape. Wildlife lovers will enjoy picnicking while watching the diversity of habitats in this undisturbed area. Keep in mind by helping the environment stay clean and safe during your visit
Tourists love taking photos with the Samanean saman or rain trees that grow in this area as background. The picturesque giant trees create a sort of unique and exotic tree tunnels, making it an ideal spot for snapshots. The various protected trees that grow in this region provide a refreshing shade for its visitors and serve as green tree reservoirs.
Ijen Crater / Kawah Ijen
Besides its panoramic mountain view, Mount Ijen contains the world’s largest acidic lake. The beautiful turquoise colored lake has drawn tourists from all over the world. Electric blue flames can often be seen flowing down the mountain at night. People travel far to witness this natural phenomenon while waiting for sunrise from the top of the crater.
G Land / Pantai Plengkung
The beach is curved shape resembling the letter G, a world renown spot for experienced surfers, offering shallow reef breaks and huge waves. Truly a paradise on earth for pro-surfers. Beach goers who do not plan to surf can also enjoy watching surfing activities, strolling around the area, fishing, snorkeling, sunbathing, watching sunsets and others.
Enjoy breathtaking underwater view while diving or snorkeling. Spend time to appreciate he beauty of wild colorful fish, coral gardens and reefs in the surrounding area of a famous floating dock (rumah apung). It is located at the sea conservation zone, a shark breeding facility which also offers opportunity to swim with baby sharks. Visitors can also participate in coral transplantation activities.