Parangtritis Beach Tourism, Yogyakarta
Parangtritis beach is the most popular tourist attractions in Yogyakarta with the beauty of the beach and the waves that are very large and by mountains. Parangtritis beach is located 27 km south of the city of Yogyakarta. In addition there are other beach and southern objects like Samas, Baron, Kukup, Krakal and Glagah. The beach has a unique landscape which is not found on other sights which are in addition to the huge waves also there is mountains of sand around the beach, commonly referred to as dune. This tourist attraction has been managed by the Bantul District with good enough, ranging from facilities that provide lodging and souvenirs market. In the afternoon at sunset is the best time to visit this beach. And you have to ride to the cliffs of Gembirawati in the back of the beach. From here you can see the whole area south of Parangtritis Beach, the sea, up to the horizon. Parangtritis is closely linked to the legend of Queen of the South. Many Javanese people believe that this beach is a magical Kingdom of Queen of the South Gate, which controlled the South Sea. This beach is perfect for viewing the sunset is a very amazing and tempting your heart.
Not many people know that the cliff on the East side is hidden a ruined Temple. Unlike the other temples located in the mountainous area of Gembirawati, just a few hundred meters from the shore. To reach this temple, you can pass the path uphill close by Queen of the South and then enter the path to the West about 100 yards away. And the sound of thundering waves of fierce South Seas could be heard from this temple. And Queen of the South Hotel is a luxurious resort named after this legend. Unfortunately it is now rarely open when used to have beautiful scenery and make you go crazy at this beach. In addition there are baths called Wedang bathing place. It is said that the water here could cure a variety of ailments including skin disease because the water contains sulfur. Hot water from Parang Wedang also streamed to Parangtritis Beach to rinse off after playing sand and also irrigates the small outdoor playground. Parangkusumo beach there is a masonry wall is said to have a meeting place between the King of Yogyakarta with Nyi Roro Kidul. And On certain days are usually the month of Sura and here done the offerings or the offering for the Queen of the southern sea. Parangtritis Beach every day many tourists from overseas have come here to surf, but at certain hours because the waves here cannot be predicted. At the beginning of this year many tourists come here to see its shores and story about the Queen of Parangtritis beach.