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Goa China Beach, the Virgin Beach with the Myth Story in East Java

Goa China Beach is one of popular beaches in East Java. The story of the beach is always connected to a Buddhist monk that had mediated inside the cave at the coastline. But, when someone comes into the cave, they only can find the skulls of the monk and Mandarin written on the cave’s roof. Nowadays, you may hear the myth of cave as a lucky place to get fortune.
Apart from the myth, the beach offers you natural beauty. Besides that, the beach is well-maintained and provides you camping area. The waves of water and the whole area of Goa China Beach are still virgin. The traveler has to through the rocky, slippery and windy road. Besides that, you will see blue water and the breeze. There are so many big rocks at the right side of the beach and steep cliffs. To enter the cave, you have to climb up to the rock with a narrow trail.
Goa China Beach lies at Trowotratih hamlet, Sitiarjo Village, Sumbermanjing Wetan Sub-district, Malang Regency, East Java, Indonesia. To reach the beach, it needs a bit effort because the access toward the beach is around one km with rocky condition. Thus, if the night is raining, the road will be slippery. If you start your journey from Malang City, it needs around two hours. Firstly, you need to go to Turen Village and Sumbermanjing Wetan Village.
Along the street, you will be accompanied by limestones. As you arrive at Sitiarjo hamlet, you can take the road via Bajul Mati Village which is narrow and winding. Secondly, you can go through Sendang Biru Village as main road which is more comfortable because the access is quite smooth. As you arrive at the Goa China Beach, you need to pay for about IDR4,000 or US$0.4. 

Goa China Beach offers you beautiful panorama. The stretches of paddy field and limestone become the main attraction when you come to the beach. Although the access is quite challenging, but it is worth it because you will see natural scenery with white sand. Even, from the distance, you can see small islands that will give you amazing panorama. Thus, don’t forget to take pictures and record all of the natural beauty in Goa China Beach.
If you want to relax, you can just sit and enjoy the breeze and the sound of waves of water. But, you are not allowed to swim because the waves of water are big and the current of underwater is strong. However, you still can play water as long as you don’t go too far from the coastline. In certain occasion, you may see many couples take pictures for pre-wedding.
           After doing all of those activities, you can rest for a while at the food stalls. There, you can find traditional dishes and young coconut drinking. Your vacation will be more fun if you visit Goa China Beach with your friends.
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