Friday, October 23, 2009
This beach is known to have a very strong waves and therefore dangerous for swimmers beach. The topography of the combination of a steep beach and sloping, steep cliffs, surf waves, and forest nature reserve.
Because this place has their own appeal, President retreat founded in 1960 in Tenjo official. In addition, the initiative also Sukarno founded Ocean Beach Hotel, one of the first luxury hotel built in Indonesia at the same time with the Hotel Indonesia, Bali Beach Hotel, and Convenience Stores "Sarinah", all of which use the funds from the Japanese booty .
In addition to major hotels and luxury Ocean Beach Hotel, in this area there are also a number of hotels and small inns, cottage resorts of the Gods is one of the luxury villas sold quite visited by tourists. Not how far from the beach Palabuhan ratu there are several other tourist sites. Karanghawu beach, which is located about 20 km from the city center Palabuhan ratu, a coastal reef jutting into the sea and the holes in some parts of it. Reefs form more like the stove, in Sundanese called "Hawu". Other beaches are located in this area include Cibareno Beach, Cimaja, Cibangban, Break Water, Citepus, Kebon Kelapa, and Tenjo official.
Approximately 17 km from the coast there Palabuhan ratu hot springs in Cisolok, the water contains a high sulfur and useful for health.
Palabuhan ratu around, there are at least nine points for surfing locations, namely in the Stone Guram, Karang Sari, Ocean Beach, Cimaja, Karang Haji, Indicator, Sunset Beach, Waves Edge Seven to Tile. Each beach has a wave with their own characteristics.
Community, especially the southern coast of Palabuhan ratu believe that the southern sea ruler Ratu Kidul. It is said that she was a beautiful queen like an angel. In the South Sea - another name from the Indian Ocean - the southern island of Java, he enthroned in a kingdom of great spirits and beautiful.
In the month of April are usually the people around Palabuhan ratu hold ritual ceremonies Fisherman's Day. Fishermen's Day is meant as a celebration of sustenance they have earned from the sea and to be kept away from disaster. Usually, the ceremony is provided offerings of buffalo head that would put out to sea.
Palabuhan ratu beach is also known as a place to lay their eggs and grow endangered turtles, and therefore one of the protected animals in the world. However, the turtle-turtle beach Palabuhan ratu still often rounded to eat meat while her body and her skin made souvenirs and eggs taken for public consumption.