Besides enjoying the atmosphere and culinary tour around the coast actually the beach area can also be used for camping overnight, as is often done by communities such as Scouts. But certainly not on all beaches. For Gunungkidul area, Yogyakarta you can camp on Watu Kodok Beach.
The beach which is located adjacent to Drini Beach has beautiful scenery, and fits perfectly with the tastes of nature lovers . In addition, for young people who like adventure, camping in this campsite does not need to worry, because this beach area is equipped with facilities such as adequate bathrooms and large parking lots. Regarding its security, it turns out the local residents always patrol around. So, it is quite helpful for those who are doing bonfire and resting at night.
Actually the beach in Jogja which is not only suitable for camping. On weekdays, where most people do work or school routines, this beach is very quiet because of the lack of visitors. For those of you who are looking for a place to stay silent while looking for inspiration, this beach is perfect, of course! Where you can use the gazebo, or food stalls as a place to sit and enjoy seafood.
Maybe you already suspect that the name of this beach is a frog-like stone. In the area along this coast there are quite steep corals, and coral chunks with frog-like shapes. The steep coral in this area is a special attraction that reinforces the natural impression of the landscape here.
This beach is precisely located in Kemadang Village, Tanjungsari District, Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta. From Jogja City, it takes about 1.5 hours to travel by private vehicle. To achieve this, you can go through Jl. Wonosari towards Piyungan, then towards Jl. Baron through Patuk and Wonosari. Then from Jl. Baron goes to Tepus. From there, you will go through the east entrance to the beach area.
After that you will go through Indrayanti Beach, Sundak Beach Drini Beach until finally arriving at Watu Kodok Beach. Alternatively, you can use the location instructions for Watu Beach Frog Gunungkidul on Google Maps here. So do not be afraid to stray again if you vacation to one of the beautiful beaches in Jogja.
To enter this coastal area every visitor must pay a ticket of Rp. 3,000, and a parking fee of Rp. 3,000 (motorbike) or Rp. 5,000 – Rp. 10,000 (car). This is certainly out of the additional costs if you want to camp overnight, which is Rp. 5 – Rp. 10,000 per person.
Ticket prices are certainly very reasonable, considering the facilities provided by the beach manager are quite complete, and every night This beach empowers residents who are needed to protect the campsite.