Red Island is one of an attractions place in Banyuwangi located in Pesanggaran DIstrict, This Beach usually called Pantai Pulau Merah in Indonesia language. This beach is known as a small green hill red landless situated near the beach. This hill can be visited on foot at low tide. There were also temples where citizens are Hindu ceremony there Mekiyis. This tourist area is managed by Perum Perhutani Unit II East Java, South Banyuwangi KPH.
Red Island, as ordinary people call a small located in the coastal village of Sumber Agung, District Pesanggaran, Banyuwangi. Pulau Merah in the south Banyuwangi successfully lure tourists through a shape that resembles a mountain in the middle of the beach.
A blend of clarity of the water is like crystal and features white sand which extend as far as 3 km, adding to the beauty of the island. In the east coast mountain range visible. The number of coconut and banana trees make the island seem fertile. While the southern part of the island, visitors can enjoy the beauty of the sunset.
When the water subsides, The visitors can visit these places by on foot to enjoy the uniqueness of a small mountain at the center of the coastal soil color is red, hence the name Red beach. At the moment it looks tidal red soil. There is also a saying called Red Island because rock ledges beaches appear colored red soil. Whereas in the beginning, this beach called Pitu Ringin Beach.
Shifting the name of “Red Island Beach” into Ringin Pitu is in two versions. According to the first version, because of the color of reddish soil and sand of the island as high as 200 meters. While the second version says, purportedly from the Pulau Merah which is in front of its coast within about 100 meters, was once radiated red light, so that people around eventually renamed “Red Island“.
Beside Pulau Merah Beach or Red Island Coast, You can also enjoy an active volcano in Java Island, Indonesia Such as Ijen Crater tour and Mount Bromo Sunrise Tour. On Ijen volcano, You will able enjoy Blue Flame Ijen Volcano that always appears all night and need 1,5 trekking from parking lot (Paltuding), this Ijen Crater located in between Banyuwangi and Bondowoso district, the nearest way is from Banyuwangi Port and possible from Bali Island or Surabaya Airport.
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- Bromo Midnight Tour
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