Kalala beach

Waingapu, Indonesia

Kalala beach

This beautiful beach is surrounded by green hills and located in Melolo, East Sumba, NTT. This beach is famous for high waves and often called "private beach" because of scarcity of tourists visiting the beach.

For those who like to surf this beach is a good place because of the high waves and the white sand beach. The beach is still pristine and not contaminated with waste. Besides being a good surfspot, this beach is also used for seaweed producing.

Kalala beach

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Transport options Kalala beach

To get to this beach you can fly from Ngurah Rai Airport, Denpasar to Mau Hau Airport, Waingapu. From Waingapur the Kalala Beach is about 115 km to the southeast. You can go there by public transportation or rent a car from Waingapu to the Kalala beach. Car rental fees are between Rp. 300.000 Rp. 500.000..

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Waingapu Travel Guide


Waingapu is the capital of Sumba Timur district, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province. Waingapu itself is the biggest city in Sumba Island. You can easily morning hectic here in Waingapu. The elderly of Waingapu are still doing the tradition of "œnginang" (having betle vine in their mouth). This fact makes there are many merchants selling areca nut, betel vine and mangrove still available. There's also a typical pedicab (a bit different with javanese pedicab) you can find in Waingapu. Waingapu offers also several tourism spots you can come to.

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Flying to Waingapu

Waingapu is served by Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport. Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport is located about 5 km east from Waingapu. A taxi into the city from Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport would cost IDR 40.000. Read more about Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport or look for flights to Waingapu