LiburMulu.com – When you hear the name Beach Glagah must have immediately remembered the beautiful lagoon and the breakwater. Yak, the two words are already common and often comes to mind when friends – friends hear the name Glagah Beach. Moreover, both seem to show two different sides of Glagah Beach that tend to be black sand. Hundreds of tetrapods lined the western side of the beach mercilessly break the waves of the famed South Sea every day tirelessly.
The existence of Glagah Beach completes the long row of beautiful beaches in Yogyakarta . The characteristic of a long lagoon that is quite beautiful is one of Glagah Beach uniqueness which is located close to the mouth of Serang River, Temon Subdistrict, Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta . Location Glagah Beach itself is about 40 kilometers to the west of the city center Yogyakarta or about two kilometers from the main road cross the south of Java.
meters from Tourist Pier in Glagah Beach is unique. Because the lagoon in Glagah Beach is one natural phenomenon that is not much owned by other beaches in Indonesia. Incidentally Glagah Beach has a lagoon such as lake or lake caused by the trapped sea waves on the mainland. Basin deep enough to trap the sea waves that reach the mainland, the sea water trapped in the basin into a pond like a lake.
Due to the existence of this unique lagoon also, Glagah Beach area is divided into two, the location is still covered with grass and beach plants and an area full of sand dunes bordering the ocean. Glagah Beach lagoon is often a playground for children. When the holiday season arrives, the lagoon is filled with children who bathe or just play water in the lagoon. This place is relatively safer because it is far from the waves.
Usually quiet lagoon was also cool used to paddle canoe paddle. However, If not enough water play at Glagah Beach Lagoon, for sports lovers can bike down the beach, or ride ATV and conquer sandy terrain. Adrenaline can also be encouraged by menggeber ATV pass Glagah Beach sand.
For the fishing hobby enthusiasts, Glagah Beach is the perfect place. Throwing a hook from the top of the tetrapod would be a fun experience in itself. There are several types of fish such as Talang, Pethek (Mlawis), Caru (baby GT), Surung, Garon, Layur and many others that can be found in this Glagah Beach.
Not so far away, there is a stretch of western part of Glagah Beach where there is a stretch of dragon fruit plantations managed into an agrowista named Kusuma Wanadri. Kusuma Wanadri can be visited by the traveler. Total Kusuma Wanadri has a total area of up to 3.5 hectares which is not only used for the planting of dragon fruit but also used as a restaurant, office, kiosk, and herbal plant land.
There are a number of small inns near Glagah Beach if it decides to stay here. Although the lodging facilities are quite limited. For self-catering food available seafood at Warung Yu Sum, which is quite famous to be right at the western end of Congot Beach, which is still a series with Glagah. In addition there are also many small stalls along the beach. Enjoying the food while waiting for the sunset at Glagah Beach will surely become unforgettable experience during the holidays in Yogyakarta is not it?
Note: Yogyakarta is one of the few tourist destinations the best in Indonesia. Starting from the historical tour, shopping tour, to the natural attractions such as Glagah Beach in Yogyakarta this. Meanwhile to get to the city of Yogyakarta can be reached by train from various major cities in Java. Or it could be done with cheap flights to Yogyakarta either from abroad or within the country like Bandung Jakarta and Bali .