Wartawan Beach

Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Wartawan Beach

Wartawan is a name of a beach in Lampung. It has a unique name as the beach is named after a profession "wartawan" (meaning journalist). Historically, this beach was managed by local people who were mostly journalists. Wartawan beach is located in Way Muli, 18 km from Kalianda and 30 km from Gayam junction in the Bakauheni area near Bandar Lampung. It is located in a narrow circled area between Rajabasa mountain and the ocean.

In Wartawan beach, you can marvel at the beauty of this beach with blue water and the panoramic view of Krakatau mountain on the distance and a mountain range in the back.

There are hot springs near Wartawan beach that can make everything thrown in get boiled as the temperature can get up to 80 degree Celsius. The hot water is not mixed with sea water and doesn't feel salty. You can try cooking in there like egg, fish, shrimp and even make coffee. It is also believed to cure some diseases such as rheumatic and skin diseases. You must be careful though at the hot springs as it is dangerous if you fall into it.

Ticket fees ticket fee

Entrance fee is approximately Rp 2.500,-/ person and parking would cost approximately Rp. 2.000,- for motor cycle and Rp. 5.000,- for car.

Wartawan Beach

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Transport options Wartawan Beach

Getting to Wartawan beach is easy since the road to there is quite good. From Bakauheni harbor near Lampung it is around 31 km or 18 km from the center of Kalianda city.

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Bandar Lampung Travel Guide

Bandar Lampung

Bandar Lampung is the capital of Lampung Province in Sumatera Island. This city is a joint of Tanjungkarang and Telukbetung. Bandar Lampung is quite wide and lived by many kinds of ethnic groups making this city as the central of education, culture and economy in Lampung Province. Port Bakauheni is located 90 km away southern of Bandar Lampung which is also the gate for Sumatera Island. Bandar Lampung is easy to access for the location is not so far away from the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta.

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Flying to Bandar Lampung

Bandar Lampung is served by Radin Inten II Airport. Radin Inten II Airport is located about 23 km north from Bandar Lampung. A taxi into the city from Radin Inten II Airport would cost IDR 140.000. Read more about Radin Inten II Airport or look for flights to Bandar Lampung