Not far from the exotic Bird Bath Beach, you can also find a beach with almost the same characteristics namely Bukit Batu Beach. With a more privacy nuance, Bukit Batu Beach will certainly be the right place for you who want to have a relaxing and peaceful vacation.
The entrance fee for this area is fairly cheap at Rp 2,000 / person. To enjoy the beach with calm waves for swimming then make sure you come here between January and February. Meanwhile, to see the turtles coming out to land, you must come here on the night of the full moon.
Bukit Batu Beach is located behind the hill. So this beach is rarely known because people are covered in green and lush forests. This beach is divided into two parts namely the granite rocky part and the sandy part. In the rocky granite section, here you can find beautiful granite rocks and their numerous. While on the sandy beach we will find clean white sand. In addition to all the exoticism, this beach also has a uniqueness that is the gelatinous seaweed that is rarely found in Belitung. Bukit Batu Beach is actually a private beach owned by Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), who was then the first east Belitung Regent. By Ahok Bukit Batu Beach was built in 2004.
Not only swimming and relaxing you can do here. Because on the hill on this beach there is a house on stilts that you can go to be able to enjoy the panorama of the vast and beautiful sea. With the atmosphere that is not crowded, making Bukit Batu Beach will be a place of relaxation and relaxation that is very optimal. There is an interesting icon that you can also visit on Bukit Batu Beach, namely the existence of a large rock called Batu Betarak. Batu Betarak is indeed very unique and interesting, this is because the stone resembles people who are praying. From the condition of this stone, there is also Batu Betarak which refers to as the Praying Stone.
Existing facilities at Bukit Batu Beach are fairly good. Here you can find several bathrooms, toilets and also a gazebo. Here you can also find bungalows that are built right in front of the beach. Unfortunately here there are no food stalls and souvenir sellers that can be found.
ACCESS TO LOCATION
Bukit Batu Beach is located in Burong Mandi Village, Damar District, East Belitung Regency. This beach is actually located not far from Burung Mandi Beach which is only 7 km away. But to reach Bukit Batu Beach you have to go through sharp curved roads, and also descend to get to the beach. But don't worry, even though the terrain is challenging, the road here is paved smoothly. As for the derivatives, special roads have been built that are made of cement.