Samudra Indah Beach in Singkawang City, West Kalimantan Province

When people are talking about Singkawang City, they may recall two things. Those are the beaches and the presence of the Chinese culture. As for the beaches, many of them are available for tourists to visit regardless of the time in fact. Samudra Indah Beach is not an exception. This one is located in Karimunting Village and belongs to Raya Kepulauan Rive Sub-District. To be exact, it resides in the border between Bengkayang Regency and Singkawang City. For the information, it also has another name which is Omong Beach! This name derives from the Khek Language of Singkawang actually.

The Nuance
Speaking of great beaches of Singkawang City, Samudra Indah indeed has the uniqueness. For instance, it is the presence of a pile of limestone located by the shore. No wonder, those stones often become a background for photography. The next good thing is that the beach has a strategic location, which is bordering with the South China Sea. What about the nuance? It comes with a sloping landscape and white soft-textured sand. As for the length of the shoreline, it is about 5 km! From the beach, tourists can also see a beautiful hill clearly called Sejuk Hill.

Exploring Samudra Indah Beach
Well, tourists can do lots of things in Samudra Indah Beach. For example, it is photography. Everyone should ensure to get near to the big stones located by the shore. Those objects are the best when it comes to taking photos, after all. Located beside those stones, there is even a small pond (where kids can swim safely)! The pond gets the water from the sea, but it is trapped due to the sloping landscape of the shoreline.

For a further challenging activity, tourists are allowed to swim in the sea. As long as they do not get too far, they are safe to do so. In fact, they can rent a tube for a safer swimming experience. There is a service that provides such item, after all. What is more? Even though the beach doesn’t come with sophisticated facilities, it features several small eateries managed by villagers. The foods are good and the price is affordable!

Another allure in Samudra Indah Beach is the presence of Sejuk Hill located near to the shore. Not only tourists can take photos of the hill, but they can also explore it for a further merriment. For more fun activities, they can enjoy camping, watching a sunset, and fishing! Isn’t the beach great? It suits both local families and outsiders who want to spend a family recreation during holidays, for sure.

Nearby Attractions

  • Sam Po Kong Temple
  • Demang River
  • Kura-Kura Beach
  • Pasir Panjang Beach
  • Sejuk Hill

How to Get There
From Singkawang City, tourists may spend about 2 hours and 44 minutes to get to Samudra Indah Beach. After all, the distance is 139 km. What they need to do is to head to Raya Kepulauan Sub-District right away. Lastly, they only need to reach Karimunting Village where the beach resides. Have no worries. There is no entrance fee to get in the beach.

Where to Stay

  • Kahyangan Resort
  • Rina Hotel
  • Horison Hotel

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