Bangka Belitung is a relatively young province, but many of the places here are already popular in Indonesia. Belitung Island has huge tourism potential, so much so that the national government makes it one of the ten New Bali. There are many places to visit, one of them is Tanjung Kelayang Beach.
This beach is already well-known in Indonesia due to its unique features. Most of the beaches in Indonesia are located on the karst area with karst rocks dominating its panorama. However, in Tanjung Kelayang, things are a little bit different. Here are some interesting facts about Tanjung Kelayang, the place you want to visit at Belitung.
Location and how to get there
Tanjung Kelayang Beach is situated at the northern tip of Belitung Island. It is located about 17 kilometers to the north of Tanjung Pandan, the biggest city and the main port in Belitung. The road from Tanjung Pandan to Tanjung Kelayang is very good, it is also well connected with many other coastal areas on this island.
The beaches in Tanjung Kelayang all have soft white sand with turquoise and blue water. The wave is commonly calm, making this beach an ideal place to swim. The whole area of Tanjung Kelayang is 325 hectares with 1.5 kilometers of shoreline. Whichever you choose to visit in this beach, all you will find is beauty beyond words.
The beach here is very unique because the rock formations are made of granite, instead of karst rock. That means that the rock formations in Tanjung Kelayang is very smooth. There are several rock formations at the sea, creating mini islands that are fun to explore. The most popular one is definitely the Bird Island. It has a rock formation that looks like a bird’s head.
Sunrise and Sunsets
Tanjung Kelayang is an ideal place to enjoy both sunrise and sunsets. The panorama during sunset is especially beautiful. The sky lights up with colors, creating a massive drama on the horizon. All this natural phenomenon can be enjoyed at the comfort of the beach. Golden hours is the best time to relax with family at this beach.
Belitung is one of the most promoted tourist destinations in Indonesia. This island is expected to be one of the New Bali, making it a top priority of tourism development. Tanjung Kelayang is one of the main attraction on this island, rightfully so because the beach is simply stunning. Next