Located on the eastern tip of Java Island, Banyuwangi is the gateway that connects Java with the island of Bali. This city is the capital of the same district.
The name Banyuwangi skyrocketed, one of them, because of the charm of Plengkung Beach on the south side. The popularity of this beach has even been heard to the international arena. Therefore, it is not surprising that many flight tickets to Banyuwangi are purchased by world tourists who are curious about this particular beach.
Flights to the city are available through Banyuwangi Airport, which is in Blimbingsari Village. The airport, which opened at the end of December 2010, is believed to be the first green airport in Indonesia. The main airlines that provide flight tickets to Banyuwangi include Batik Air, Citilink, Garuda Indonesia, Nam Air, and Wings Air.
Banyuwangi offers a quiet city atmosphere in the midst of a stunning expanse of nature. When visit Banyuwangi, also make a visit to the following popular places and feel the privilege:
Location: Taman Nasional Alas Purwo, Jalan Brawijaya, Kebalenan.
The Number 1 beach in Banyuwangi is known as one of the best surfing spots in the world. The wave was even mentioned as being recorded in the 7 best waves in the world. Because of that, it is no wonder that surfing lovers are willing to sacrifice anything to conquer the waves here. Because of its popularity, Plengkung Beach also has the cool nickname "G-Land". Even if you cannot surf, visitors can still enjoy the beach by fishing, playing water on the banks of the river, sunbathing, snorkeling, or cycling through the Alas Purwo National Park area.
Location: Stasiun Kalibaru, Jalan Raya Kalibaru, Banyuanyar, Kalibaru.
The city of Banyuwangi offers a pleasant experience by taking the train. This small tourist train will bring a maximum of 16 passengers to enjoy the journey from Kalibaru Station to Mrawan Station in Jember. Beautiful scenery along the way is ready to spoil the eyes of the tourists, with one of the best panorama of coffee plantations on Mount Gumitir with a height of 400 meters.
Location: Jalan Raya Situbondo – Banyuwangi KM 35, Desa Wonorejo, Banyuputih, Situbondo.
Many tourists fill this place to feel the sensation of being in an African savanna. Exotic animals such as deer, bulls, eagles, peacocks, mouse deer, and monkeys seemed to roam freely in the largest grassland on the island of Java. Tourists can observe their lives while camping. The thing that needs to be remembered by anyone who has recreation in the wild is to preserve nature by not disturbing animals, even more not littering.
When traveling in Banyuwangi, do not miss the opportunity to taste a variety of delicious foods. The following places are ready to give the best of it to anyone.
Location: Jalan Raya Lijen KM 8,7, Pereng, Paspan, Kenjo, Glagah, Dusun Salakan.
Open daily, 08:00 - 17:00 WIB.
Pondok Indah Banyuwangi invites tourists to eat in an open cottage that offers views of the rice fields. With a hidden location, about 10 kilometers from the middle of the city, this restaurant is ready to provide the perfect tranquility to accompany meals. Various special menus for Banyuwangi such as Pepes Belut, Tongseng Belut, Nasi Bakar Ikan Peda, and Ayam Kampung Bakar are available at cheap prices and of course it tastes good.
Location: Jalan Ahmad Yani, Kelurahan Tukang Kayu, Kertosari.
Open every day, 08:00 - 21:00 WIB.
Stop by Banyuwangi, of course, you cannot miss the opportunity to taste Rawon. The East Java soup speciality with black colour will definitely feel very special if eaten in its hometown. Rawon Bik Atik is the number 1 eating house in Banyuwangi. Although it is simple, it serves empal rawon which is really soft, tasty, and certainly makes anyone addicted.
Location: Jalan Kolonel Sugiono nomor 91, Tukang Kayu, Kertosari.
Open every day, 11:00 - 22:30 WIB.
This Banyuwangi specialty seafood restaurant is indeed proven to make your tongue satisfied. With a concept of Javanese house, this restaurant serves fresh seafood, completed with performances of traditional music or dolls as entertainment while dining. Simple food such as Ikan Gurame Asam Manis is very delicious here. Moreover, the other tasty menus which are also delicious such as Kepiting Lada Hitam and Ikan Bakar Dabu-dabu.