Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Carocok Beach Tourism In West Sumatra, Indonesia

Indonesia Tourism. Carocok Beach is a very beautiful seaside tourist attraction and located on side west of Painan City, Pesisir Selatan District, West Sumatra province. About 200 meters to the west of the Carocok Beach attractions lies a small island white sandy called the Cingkuk Island. In this island there are ruins of the forts of the Portuguese people.

Carocok Beach, West Sumatera, Indonesia. AeroTourismZone
Carocok Beach, West Sumatera, Indonesia.
Carocok beach located in the Pesisir Selatan District, West Sumatra, has a beach atmosphere was relaxed and comfortable. Not only that, on the beach there are also some attractions that can be enjoyed by the tourists.

The sky was clear, the wind blows gently sloping beaches, sparkling white sand exposed to sunlight, the leaves of palm trees waving unsteadily, as if signaling to nature that there are visitors who came to relieve fatigue. This relaxed atmosphere is recorded when we recently set foot on the Carocok beach, Painan city, Pesisir Selatan District, West Sumatra.

Carocok beach is just 2 km from the center of Painan, precisely in the IV Jurai Subdistrict. The beach is always crowded with tourists, especially during the holiday season. Access to the beach is very easy and convenient. Especially after the Pesisir Selatan District Government completes supporting facilities for the comfort of tourists. Some culinary shop built there. There are also toilets are quite clean, not far from the beach.

In addition to beach atmosphere that makes travelers feel relaxed, Carocok beach also has some attractions that can be visited by tourists. Just a few meters from the beach, there is a cluster of coral islands connected by a bridge to the tip of Bukit Langkisau. The hill is also a famous tourist attraction in Painan. A wooded cluster of coral is called Batu Kereta Island. To reach the island, travelers need not cross oceans. The local government has built bridges linking several attractions in Coastal Carocok. No need to fear suffering because some shelters have also been built. Staying walk, we will arrive at the Batu Kereta Island.

Not only that, travelers can also stop by the Cingkuk island. The distance is only 200 meters from the Carocok beach. In Cingkuk island, tourists can see the ruins of the fort over Portuguese. Local people believe, this is where the Portuguese immigrants first set foot on Sumatra. Some of the tombs and inscriptions have been a silent witness traces of the Portuguese people here.

To reach the Cingkuk island, local fishermen often rent boats. Not too expensive, only Rp 5,000 to Rp 10,000 per person. Besides enjoying the natural beauty, tourists can also do some other marine activities. For example, swimming, fishing, diving, or simply observe colorful fish around the beach Carocok. Some inns are also available for travelers who want to stay overnight.

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