Londa Lima Beach

Waingapu, Indonesia

Londa Lima Beach

Londa Lima Beach is a recreation site in northern Sumba. It is located in Kutta village, 9 km northwest of Waingapu town. The name 'Londa Lima' in Sumba language means holding arms. The place was starting to be used as a tourist attraction in 2001 at the initiative of the village head.

Londa Lima Beach has become a favourite in holiday season for its white sand, calm sea and shady big trees. The color of its water is pretty unique for its contour is sloping then dip down between Sumba and Flores. Besides, there are also unique trees growing in this area. The tree is without leafs but only has red bright flowers.

You can swim here, do sun bathing, and fishing. On certain days, Londa Lima Beach is used to hold Hamayang, a Marapu traditional ceremony.

Ticket fees ticket fee

At the entrance to the beach you need to pay IDR 2,500 per person.

Londa Lima Beach



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Transport options Londa Lima Beach

You can get to this beach by private vehicle or public transportation. It takes only 20 minutes as Londa Lima beach is not so far from downtown Waingapu.

  

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Waingapu Travel Guide

Waingapu

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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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