The Most Surreal Hidden Beaches In Yogyakarta Worth Visiting For

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Yogyakarta is know for its beautiful nature that is like a gift from God Himself. From mountains to beaches, everything ou need for a wonderful experience during your visit is available. It is not surprising since the Indian Ocean lying adjacent to Yogyakarta’s southern shoreline. It results in beautiful beaches that even some of them are still waiting to be discovered. 

Wedi Ombo Beach
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Beautiful hidden beaches to visit in Yogyakarta

In Yogyakarta there are many beaches you get to visit to experience that ultimate beach-hopping. There are so many different types of beaches in Yogyakarta such as the one with azure water, or rugged landscapes, or sunflower field, or even a beach waterfall. If you are feeling more adventurous than finding those already unique beaches, here are more surreal hidden beaches you can find in Yogyakarta:

Wedi Ombo Beach

This beach can be reached in 2 hours and 10 minutes from Jogja. It is located precisely in Gunung Kidul, one of the most popular destinations. This beach is surrounded by stacked coral rocks that is beautifully crafted you think it is made by human on purpose. Although this place is surreal and wonderful, you still get to be careful because the location is pretty hidden while the tide levels are high. Sometimes, the tide overflows the lagoon itself so be careful when spending  your time here. There is a possibility that you are being hit by the waves, dragged into the ocean, hit the rocks, and suffered a serious injury.

Nguluran Beach

This beach is pretty hidden but already famous among Instagrammer travelers. The beach looks dangerous and powerful. However, that doesn’t stop people from visiting this place. And one of the goals is to get beautiful pictures on the cliffside. There is a special spot for taking pictures at this beach where you can pose on a glass-bottom-terrace. This spot is made by glass so you will absolutely able to see through the ocean from above. The views are scary with how strong waves hit the cliffside. However, the photos it resulted are worth it. This spot is safe so you don’t have to worry about falling down the ocean while posing for your best photos. 

Banyu Tibo Beach

This is a magical beach waterfall you only get to see in Yogyakarta. Yes, you can actually see how waterfall gracefully landing on a side of the beach. The beautiful water falling down by the beach create surreal picture that only the Mother Nature can do. It takes almost three hours to reach this place from Jogja. However, it’s worth every sweat you drip throughout your trip. Even though this place is pretty hidden, it is one of the locals favorite spots. So if you want to avoid the crowds, time your visit by avoiding holiday season. 

There are many other beautiful beaches in Yogyakarta you must explore such as Pantai Samasa Sunflower Garden, Pandasari Beach, and Timang Beach. Find those hidden spots with surreal beauty you can only find in Yogyakarta.