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10 Best Beaches In Yogyakarta

6. Glagah Beach

Glagah Beach

Glagah Beach (Image : tourismopinion.com)

Glagah offers you with a complete package of beach tour, from the captivating lagoon, biking and motorcross, to beach agrotourism. Better still, there is also dragonfruit agrotourism along the shore, as well as canoes and boats you can rent to sail on the lagoon.

Die-hard fans of fishing and motorcross can also satisfy their passions around the area. Make sure you don’t miss the beautiful waves crashing against the wave breaker with sunset as the background. Glagah Beach is the most popular beaches in Kulonprogo, Yogyakarta.

7. Sundak Beach


Sundak Beach (Image : gerard7z.deviantart.com)

Sundak Beach is more than just white sands, warm seawater, and the quiet blue sky. The folklore about the fight between an asu (dog) and landak (hedgehog), which then became the name of the beach, is another attraction. The folklore may just reveal the relationship between natural transformation and the folklore, particularly because the geological evidences of the folklore are traceable even until the present time.

8. Siung Beach

Rock Climbing at Siung Beach

Rock Climbing at Siung Beach (Image : youtube.com)

Siung Beach is the best beaches in Yogyakarta for rock climbers. Siung Beach is decorated by tens of tracks for rock climbing, with different height and difficulty levels. The beach has frequently host various climbing events and competitions, including the international-scale ones. From up on the high rock cliffs, we can freely enjoy the view of the Indian Ocean. Even if you’re not a rock climber, it wouldn’t be any matter as you can still play around the beach any way you might like it.

9. Krakal Beach


Krakal Beach (Image : kresnatourjogja.com)

Surfing in Bali or Banyuwangi has been an ordinary thing. What about Jogja? Come to Krakal Beach, where you can feel the sensation of playing around with the waves without having to travel a long way out from Java Island. Still, you wouldn’t have to be an experienced surfer to enjoy Krakal beach, as you can still enjoy your time by playing sands and water at the white sand beach. Krakal Beach is the best beaches in Yogyakarta for surfer.

10. Drini Beach


Drini Beach (Image : anekatempatwisata.com)

Drini has been renowned as one of the extraordinary beaches in Gunung Kidul as it has a small island in the middle of the water. The island is not just a common island; it divides the beach into two parts with contrasting characteristics. Just like a man with bipolar personality, one side of the beach is calm and quiet, while the other side is ferocious and wild.

To the West end, lines of outrigger boats are taking a break while waiting for the time to sail back to the sea. Whenever you feel like losing your energy, small huts with hay roofs are ready to give you shelter from the burning sun. Drini Beach is one of the best beaches in Yogyakarta.

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