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Sukamade Beach

#3 of 60 things to do in Banyuwangi Features Animals
Sarongan Village | Meru Betiri National Park, Pesanggaran, Banyuwangi, Indonesia
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Acco very basic, but sufficient for 1 night

Bathroom was very basic, you go back in time! Bed was good. Dinner and breakfast was good but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bas V
Voorburg, The Netherlands
via mobile
a place to observe turtles

the easiest transportation mode to come here is by joining a tour or rent a car. but, it's totally... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2017
shirley a
Bali, Indonesia
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  • Poor2%
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Sarongan Village | Meru Betiri National Park, Pesanggaran, Banyuwangi, Indonesia

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bathroom was very basic, you go back in time! Bed was good. Dinner and breakfast was good but choice was limited, quality was good and fresh. The turtle thing was absolutely great, will never forget! The ride was long and bumpy!

Thank Bas V
Reviewed June 16, 2017

the easiest transportation mode to come here is by joining a tour or rent a car. but, it's totally possible to come here with public transportation, just like we did.

Thank shirley a
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Be prepare for a long long long ride! 4WD through the jungle and plantation is bumpy. You cross a couple of rivers, see monkeys and a few villages. You arrive at your accommodation and it is super basic. Bed is basic and mostly worn out,...More

1  Thank Ghidusha
Reviewed May 24, 2017

First, You need to plan your trip and search for their schedule for releasing baby turtle. Make sure you dont miss their schedule. The road to go here is rocky and bumpy. You need 4wd (all terrain) vehicle (or order a trip package) to go...More

Thank Nova A
Reviewed April 10, 2017

first of all, i myself is a turtle lover so i literally fall in love with everything in sukamade beach. i came from Sabah, Malaysia where we have our own turtle island however tourists are only allowed to see and not allowed to release baby...More

Thank dogtortoise
Reviewed March 22, 2017

This beach was in remote location, so it need a lot of effort to reach this place. It worth with the view of beautifull beach and the nature's life. We can learn the cycle life of turtle and enjoy the beautifull forest atmosphere around the...More

Thank Galuh N
Reviewed March 1, 2017

While travelling via Land Rover was quite bumpy and involved traversing rivers, it's part of the fun in visiting this attraction. Banyuwangi beach was pristine and unspoilt- a haven for turtle hatcheries. The only issue I have was that some external guides were callous with...More

Thank jiaent
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Great experience to Sukamade Beach with our guide Bayu Topan (from Warga Dunia). Turles, nice people and wonderful milky way! Loved it!

Thank Annemarie M
Reviewed February 22, 2017

It was a great experience to witness natural selection by releasing baby turtles. Emotional moments, only one baby turtle can survive out of thousands.

Thank JavaTravelline
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

It's a long and tough journey to sukamade. In the wet season it might be really tough! When we went with the jeep the rivercrossing should be possible but the river was 6 meter deep!!! Someone had build a raft so we could cross and...More

2  Thank Erik Gbg W
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Susanne L
March 11, 2015|
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Response from Luthfiyah | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Susanne Yes, you may stay at Sukamade Guest House. The place is close enough to Meru Betiri, the home of the turtles. Unfortunately, there is no email address of Sukamade Guest House. If you want, you may contact my... More
January 18, 2015|
Response from widywawan87 |
you can stay in guest sukamade, just 700 m from turtle beach. if you need someone to booking room contact her. whatsApp 082 143 178 673 fb wawanwidyselpy
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