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Benete Beach, the Best Place in Lombok to Refresh Your Mind

Just like Bali, Lombok Island has many beautiful beaches, such as Benete Beach. For some people, Benete may be not as popular as other beaches like Senggigi or Kuta. However, the beauty of the beach is comparable to those beaches. If you have a plan to travel to Lombok, Beneta should be included in your travel plan. 

This is one of the best tourists destinations in Lombok. You will see a beautiful beach with fine sand, clear and clean blue sea water displaying panoramic view. Benete has many things to offer to you. The nature, the water and its all surrounding area will refresh your mind. You can stop for a moment all of your activities and enjoy the beautiful panorama.

          Benete Beach lies in the western part of Sumbawa, precisely in Benete Bay. Administratively, Benete is situated in Maluk District, Sumbawa Besar, West Nusa Tenggara. It is about an hour from Taliwang. The infrastructure is adequate for visitors to reach the beach comfortably. Road access is sufficient enough even though they are not too large.
Driving by car to reach the beach will not be difficult. If you travel from the capital city of West Nusa Tenggara, i.e. Mataram, you will still have to cross to Sumbawa Island. You must go through Kayangan Port in East Lombok towards Poto Tano.
You need to cross the island for about 2 hours. You can go by bus from Mataram to Maluk. When you have been in Benete Bus Station, you only need to go straight about one kilometer. You will find a sign telling you the direction to the beach.  

          Benete Beach has two functions, i.e. as a tourism object and ports. Benete has two ports, one owned by PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara and the other one by Benete itself. The ports are used for unloading and loading some goods from speedboats towards Benete. Although the beach is not as beautiful as many other beaches in Lombok, the scenery is not too dissapointed.

You can see the activities of loading and unloading of goods in the ports. The activities can be some kind of refreshing activity. Otherwise, you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of its surrounding area. Benete is surrounded by two hills, making it so dazzling. Take pictures in this beach. Then, it will be your best memory you have ever had.

          When you go to Benete Beach, you will not find complete facilities as those of in many popular beaches. However, the lack of facilities doesn’t mean that you will not find comfort when visiting the beach. Instead, you can find many small huts along the beach. You can take a rest in the hut while enjoying the beautiful panorama.
The beach also has some restaurants offering typical food of Sumbawa. The price of the food offered is affordable. If you decide to spend the night in the beach, you can find stay in one of local people’s house or you can go back to Mataram and stay there.  
          Benete is one of the best beaches you should include in your travel plan. You can share story of your visit in Benete Beach.   

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