Krakal Beach Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta Indonesia

Beach area in Gunung Kidul regency, Yogyakarta does not cease to provide the natural charm of the beach is quite diverse, one of the attractions Krakal Beach. Coast krakal has been managed since the first and quite a hits among tourists both from the community wonosari own and domestic tourists, even foreign tourists are now many who visit this Krakal beach. 

Krakal Beach Gunungkidul Yogyakarta offers outstanding natural beauty. Relief from the beach is also marked with a gentle shape and sprinkle white sand like a beach in general. So it is very safe to play water on the krakal beach. For that, the krakal beach is one of the beach tourism that you should not miss when visiting Yogyakarta. Krakal Beach is located in Ngestiharjo Village, Tanjung Sari Subdistrict, Gunung Kidul Regency, DIY. Located not far from the beaches located in Gunungkidul such as Sadranan beach, Sundak Beach, Indrayanti Beach, Wedi Ombo Beach, Nglambor Beach and other beaches located in Gunung Kidul area, Yogyakarta.

What is interesting about Krakal Beach?
Do you know if the beach Krakal save tens and even hundreds of species of marine life on the beach Krakal, among the most favored by visitors is butterflyfish (Butterflyfish), butterflyfish with a yellow colored character with a light blue accent motif on the back of fish damselfish? Various kinds of starfish, rocks and coral reefs that until now beautiful to dive. This is one of the advantages of Krakal Beach compared to other beaches in Gunungkidul. Krakal Beach is also known to have the charm of the beach that is not less interesting than other beaches, as far as the eye will see you see the blue sea and the view of giant rocks and bays that jutted into the sea. Of course interesting is not it? You can play water on the beach or play white sand with the family, need to know if you are not used to swimming do not try to swim into the middle of the sea, because of the waves at Krakal Beach in quite large and dangerous. 

The beach manager also provides surfing facilities for those who are experts in surfing sports, so it is not uncommon to see people using surfboards to enjoy surfing on the beach. In addition, in certain months the waves on the beach krakal will roll (Barrel) precisely in March and September it is not uncommon in the month is filled by professional water surfers who enjoy the waves on this beach. 

Often the surrounding community took time to look for Umbal, a kind of marine animals attached to coral rocks in the sea. Which then the umbal is in use as a special favor gracious mountain of Kidul is rempeyek. You should be careful in diving by using bare feet, feared your feet exposed to sharp coral reefs resulting in injuries. Road Access To Krakal Beach There are 2 access roads you can take to Krakal beach from Yogyakarta City Center, along the way you can go: 

  1. Starting from downtown Yogyakarta, Jalan Malioboro to the east using National Road III to first go to Wonosari regency, after until Wonosari you return south towards Krakal Beach using Baron road. Approximately the distance from the city center to Pantai krakal using Wonosari route is 63 km with travel time 1 Hour 50 Minutes if not experiencing a traffic jam. 
  2. Starting from Yogyakarta City Center to the south using Imogiri road which then continued to Siluk Panggang road, still using the same road to Pantai Sel Street. Java by continuing straight up to find the gate of Krakal Beach. Less than the distance from the city center to beach 68 km, with the distance about 2 Hours 15 Minutes if not experiencing a traffic jam. We recommend using a private vehicle instead of if waiting for other passengers entered, and also take up a lot of your vacation time. But do not worry if you do not bring a personal vehicle, there is rental of motor vehicle rental services and car rental services located not far from the city center. Price Entrance Entrance Krakal Beach Gunungkidul Yogyakarta Rp. 4.000 / org. If entering the holiday season then the beach ticket price Rp. 5000 / person.

General Facilities at Krakal Beach Gunungkidul
Some of the public facilities on offer Beach is quite complete from: 

There are several inns on the beach krakal that you occupy and be close to the beach. The price also varies from Rp. 50,000 to Rp. 500,000 permalamnya. Type of lodging also vary - sort, ranging from sew room only or there is also a rent per house (homestay). 

Restaurants / Restaurants
There is also a house that provides food typical Jogja and seafood. In addition to the menu, there is a typical menu of the area itself is rempeyek made of umbal. 

Toilets provided by the manager of Krakal Beach we think quite comfortable to use because the toilet is treated well and often cleaned every day. 

For those of you who are Muslims are also available places of worship provided by the beach manager How are you interested in trying it? Do not forget for those of you who are happy with not surf sports miss in March and September to get the Ombak Barrel on this Krakal beach