Enjoying a beautiful view on height is always interesting. If you are in Bantul Yogyakarta, don’t miss doing this from the lighthouse in Pandansari Beach. Bantul has beautiful beaches to enjoy by both local and international tourists. One of the beaches—Pandansari or also called Patehan Beach for its location in Patehan Village, offers you a stunning view from a height. As you come to this beach, you’ll probably get confused because there is no sand by the beach. You’ll only find pine trees all around. The beach actually has sand, but the color is black. As you walk past the Pine trees, right at the back of the pine trees, there is a forty-meter lighthouse standing in front of you.
Climbing Pandansari Beach Lighthouse
This not-really-popular beach in Yogyakarta is in Indonesia’s south coastline, and to enjoy its beauty, you should go climbing the lighthouse. As you come to the lighthouse, you’ll see high coiling stairs heading to the top of the building. It is not that easy to go to the top, you should be strong enough. If you think you cannot go up, just stay down. It is suggested that you exercise regularly long before you visit this lighthouse. If you think you are able to climb the stairs, you should be careful with the stairs full of rust. Don’t let yourself slip. Make sure you wear high-quality shoes to give you safety and comfort. As you come to the top, you’ll realize that the beautiful view of the dragon fruit garden down there is worth trying. It is suggested that you enjoy the view from the lighthouse in the afternoon so you will get the opportunity to see the beautiful sunset as well.
The location and the best way to go there
The location of this lighthouse is in Patehan Village, Sanden Bantul. It is not hard to go there, but it is suggested that visitors take a private or rented car for safety and comfort. From Yogyakarta city, you can take K.H Wahid Hasyim Street heading to Bantul. Right before you enter the area of Samas Beach, you’ll find the direction board telling the way to the scout’s camping site of Bantul. Go on following the direction until you get to Pandansari Beach. It takes about two hours from Yogyakarta City to the beach.
It is cheap to enter the beach area. You only have to pay three thousand rupiahs for the entrance ticket. To go climbing the lighthouse, you should pay two thousand rupiahs. There will be an additional payment for parking your vehicle.
The agro-tourism that you can have here is the Dragon Fruit garden making it possible for you to pick dragon fruits by yourself. You only have to pay twenty thousand rupiahs per kilo. So, it will be interesting to visit this place as one of the things to do in Jogja, right? It is great if the article gives you the inspiration.