Pok Tunggal beach is one of the tourist destinations of the beach in Gunungkidul Yogyakarta whose existence has not been much in the know by domestic tourists and foreign tourists.
Your adrenaline will be tested before heading to Pok Fau beach, because the access road is quite steep and steep. Especially when 2 kilometers before heading to this beach resort, the road with a sharp turn, a giant rock that looks to be struck by rocks, until the streets are relatively narrow to pass.
Pok Tunggal Beach is located between Indrayanti Beach and Seruni Beach, located in still around Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta. Many in this area of Gunung Kidul beach natural attractions, one of which is Wedi Ombo beach, Sadranan beach, Siung Beach and other beaches scattered in the area of Gunung Kidul.
Pok Tunggal is still less famous with Indrayanti Beach, but the beauty of Pok Tunggal Beach has advantages compared to indrayanti beach.
What's interesting about Pok Tunggal Beach?
If the beach of Indrayanti is famous for its beach cleanliness and stunning scenery, then Pok Tunggal Beach has a characteristic that is big Duras tree which is quite unique, because this tree is located in middle area of coast and only stand up single. This tree also became the icon of Pok Tunggal.
The myth of the surrounding community if Duras tree is very difficult to grow and develop, then the only Duras tree on this beach in care and in the guard of the surrounding community.
According to the surrounding community, the tree is the tree that gives the picture. If the tree is fertile then the surrounding community also flourish, if the tree is difficult to develop then the community also feel the difficulties in the form of economy.
So no wonder if Duras tree is considered as sacred, and continue to keep it to remain fertile. Never once you try to climb this tree because you will get a hard reprimand from the guards of this tree around the beach.
In addition, this Pok Tunggal also presents a natural beauty that can not be expressed by words, for a picture of this beach has a beach area that is not too broadly sprinkled by white sand beaches and sea of clear blue.
Relief from a distance that is not too far from the beach like the hills are slightly uphill then down, this gives the charm of its own of Pok Tunggal beach. You can also book an umbrella to enjoy the beach atmosphere without overheating, which can accommodate 2 to 3 people.
There is also a gigantic rock to the east and west coast of Pok Tunggal, which you can use to do photo-taking activities with an elegant view, especially if you take a photo when the horizon will go down. You deserve it!
By nightfall, you can rent tents available on the beach manager, and make the tent as comfortable as possible on the beach. It's incomplete if it does not make a bonfire, while singing and laughing, making the atmosphere warmer.
In addition, you can also order fish to the surrounding community to enjoy your night on the beach. Create a campfire and burn the fish, very exciting is not it ?? Yupp ... you have to try it!
Road Access Towards a Pok Tunggal Beach
We can start the journey from downtown Yogyakarta to you domestic tourists other cities, there are two routes to take it:
- The route uses National III road that leads eastwards to Wonosari Regency, which proceeds to a single Pok beach in the mountain district of the kidul. The overall distance takes 66.3 Km and takes about 2 hours.
- If the route uses the Imogiri road that leads southward to the South Java Coast road, then you can take it to the beach of Pok Tunggal. Overall mileage is 73 km with travel time about 2 - 3 hours.
- You can use a private vehicle to travel, or if you do not use a private vehicle you can rent a vehicle available in the center of Yogyakarta City, both cars and motorcycles, so you can save travel time if using public transport.
Facilities at Pok Tunggal Beach
The facilities available at Pok Tunggal beach are quite complete, ranging from several inns or hotels, parking lots, dining or restaurants, public lavatories, places of worship.
Price of admission
- Ticket fee Rp. 10.000 / person, through TPR Gunungkidul Beach area.
- Parking Motor Rp. 2,000
- Car Parking Rp. 5,000
- Umbrella Rp. 20,000
- Dome / Tent Rp. 60,000
How interested are you to visit Pok Tunggal Beach in Gunungkidul Yogyakarta? This beach is perfect to be the main destination of the next holiday destination.