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Ngliyep Beach, Visiting One of Sacred Beach in East Java

Ngliyep Beach is also known as Donomulyo Beach. The beach has an amazing panorama with combination of steep cliffs and protected forest around. The most activities you can do when you visit Ngliyep are sun-bathe, playing sand, strolling, and waiting the sunset. You will enjoy your time as you come to the beach because the beach is well-maintained. Besides that, you can visit a small island near the beach which is named as Gunung Kombang. 

Although Ngliyep Beach has a charming scenery, but only few visitors come here. If you love to surf, the beach is suitable for you because you will see strong waves. That is why Ngliyep becomes an alternative tourist destination in Malang City. The myth of ‘Nyai Roro Kidul’ or the Queen of South Beach in Java adds the atmosphere of the beach become full of mystery.
You are suggested to ride personal vehicles, either motorcycle or a car because there is no public transportation here. But, the road is smooth and you will enjoy your journey along the street.

Ngliyep Beach is located at Kedungsalam Village, Donomulyo sub-district, Malang Regency, East Java, Indonesia, or around 62 km south of Malang. The position lies at the edge of Hindia Ocean. This condition makes the beach has beautiful landscape and amazing panorama. To enter the beach, you will be charged around IDR5,000 or US$.5 per person. The stretches of wide field with full of big tree will welcome you as you come to the area of the beach. 

Ngliyep Beach has complete facilities. There, you can find parking area, cottages, mosque, toilet, bungalows, lodges, camping area, souvenir shops, and food stalls. To stay at the lodges, you need to pay around IDR75,000 or US$7.5 per night. The total area of the beach is 10 hectares and you can do many things as you come to Ngliyep Beach.

Ngliyep Beach offers you many water activities. You can swim here with your friends. Because the waves are powerful, you are not allowed to swim too far from the coastline. If you want to surf, you also can do that here. The waves are good to guide you to stand on the board.
If you come on Maulud 14th (Javanese calendar), you will see Labuhan Ceremony that is organized by resident from Kedungsalam Village. Labuhan itself is kind of offering ceremony and the residents will release it to the ocean. The ceremony becomes the symbol of thankfulness and praying to ask prosperity to God. The ceremony will be completed by the head of goat or cow. This is believed as offering to The South Queen of Beach.
The guards will bring all of the various offering with traditional instruments. They wear traditional clothes and doing parade to Gunung Kombang for about 300 meters through the bridge that connects the area of offering from the rest house of Ngliyep.
The panorama around the beach is so amazing. If you come to Ngliyep Beach with your kids, you can play at the playground near the beach. Besides that, you also can see a post to view all of the area of the beach. Hunting the sunset becomes the most favorite activity here. You will see combination of beautiful colors in the sky. Thus, visiting Ngliyep Beach when you visit Malang City in East Java is worth.

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