LiburMulu.com – Beaches Wediombo is rather strange indeed, its name does not describe its original state, Wedi itself which means sand, while ombo is wide. However, the Wediombo beach does not have a wide stretch of sand at all. The western and eastern parts of Wediombo Beach are flanked by cliffs, making this stretch of beach sand not as wide as Parangtritis Beach and Glagah Beach .
Wediombo Beach is located in Jepitu Village, Girisubo District, Regency Gunung Kidul . This beach is very easy to reach if you have previously come to Siung Beach. Simply turn to the T-junction on Tepus before heading to Siung, then turn right following the path until you find a signboard turn right to go to Wediombo Beach. The location of the beach itself is still a bit down compared to the surrounding land. Dozens of stairs have to be descended before reaching the beach and enjoying the atmosphere of Wediombo Beach.
Whoever named this beach, but the beach this actually would be more appropriate to have the name Ombo Bay, because the condition of Wediombo Beach is more like a wide bay than a beach. Its characteristics are clear as a bay with flanking rocks, the sea water juts into the land. But what makes Wediombo Beach a little different is that this beach has a wider area than ordinary bays. Whatever, pulling it from this beach is, friends can fish from the cliff to fish.
Besides that, Wediombo Beach offers a magnificent view of beautiful beaches every day. On a clear day the sea water is bright blue. The bright white sand was still very awake, decorated with fragments of shells that had been left behind by the shells. The atmosphere of Wediombo Beach is also very calm, because it is far from the bustle of the city with the passing of vehicles. Yes, this Wediombo Beach destination is indeed the right place to unwind the traveler's friends. The distance of the coast from the city Yogyakarta is approximately 80 kilometers. This Wedi ombo beach can be reached by private vehicle or public transportation. Existing public vehicles are usually in the form of mini buses with the Yogyakarta – Wonosari route. If you take public transportation, from the city of Wonosari, traveler friends can continue the trip by mini bus to Baron. Now from Baron Beach, just proceed to Wediombo Beach. However, the public mini bus unfortunately only operates on holidays.
As mentioned, Wediombo Beach not only has awesome beauty. This place also offers a fishing experience at the height of the cliff. I don't know when fishing became popular here. But now fishing has become famous because of the fishing habits of local residents. Maybe indirectly make other visitors also interested to try it. Now fishing at Wediombo Beach in Yogyakarta is being favored by fishing hobbyists from the cities of Yogyakarta and Wonogiri.
Even this is not an easy thing to do fishing from the cliffs at Wediombo Beach. Because the location is quite far from the beach. To go to Bukit Karang a traveler's friends need to walk eastward along the shoreline. Struggling up and down the reefs on the edge of a steep beach to the summit of the cliffs which directly faced the deep open sea. Generally, the journey to the cliff where fishing at Wediombo Beach can take about an hour.
However, faithful struggle must produce something extraordinary. Anglers on Wediombo Beach often get large fish. At a minimum, anglers will get a small fish, or large panjo fish. At Wediombo Beach, fish that can be on par with human arms today have 2 types. First, the form of a gilig (cylinder), usually found in the dry season. While the flat form is often found in the rainy season.
Fishing on Wediombo Beach is quite easy. The capital is just a hook with bait in the form of anchovy that can even be obtained near the beach. Just use the fishing rod correctly or stretch a small net, then bait can be obtained. So there is no need to be confused, for example, forgetfulness of carrying bait from home. No wonder this beach is one of the beaches in Yogyakarta which is the favorite of anglers.
Note: Yogyakarta is one of the best tourist destinations in Indonesia. Starting from historical tours, shopping tours, to natural attractions such as Wediombo Beach in Yogyakarta. Meanwhile to get to the city of Yogyakarta can be reached by train from various major cities in Java. Or it could also be done by cheap flights to Yogyakarta from abroad or domestically such as Bandung Jakarta and Bali .