Sukabumi Regency is known to have beautiful tourist spots. Starting from mountain tours to beaches can be a cool healing place.
The Sukabumi Regency Government even named these fantastic tourist sites as ‘GURILAPS’ which means Mountain, Jungle, Sea, Beach and River.
The head of the Sukabumi Regency Tourism Office, Sigit Widarmadi, explained that the term GURILAPS can also be interpreted as something sparkling. When it gets polished, the existing tourist spots can be more beautiful and in demand by domestic and foreign tourists.
“When it comes to the big five, Sukabumi Regency has Cisolok Geyser, Karanghawu Beach, Sodong Curug, Cisande Tourism Village and Hanjeli Tourism Village. Four of the five tourist attractions favored by the Tourism Office are in the Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu UNESCO Global Geopark area, of course as a Geopark area or an earth park has a lot of potential that can be explored and developed into another advantage in supporting tourism activities,” said Sigit to detikJabar, Saturday (26/3/2022).
Here are 5 leading tourist destinations in Sukabumi Regency:
1. Cisolok Geyser
Cisolok Geyser Tourism Attraction based on the results of research by geologists is one of the few tourist attractions that has hot water and steam bursts into the air directly from geothermal energy. The word geyser itself comes from the Icelandic language geyser which means to gush.
“Cisolok geyser is a hot spring located in the Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu UNESCO Global Geopark area which is enjoyed by local people from Sukabumi and outside Sukabumi, at an affordable price and a more comfortable place after revitalization, making Cisolok Geyser the main choice for tourists who bring their families. while soaking in the natural hot springs,” explained Sigit.
Ridwan Kamil’s Vacation in Cisolok Photo: Instagram
2. Karanghawu Beach
The uniqueness of the tourist attraction on Karanghawu Beach is the relief formation which has a hole resembling a Sundanese tool called ‘hawu’. “With the revitalization on Karang Hawu Beach, visitors make this point a place to relax by taking selfies while enjoying the view of the south coast and drinking coconut ice comfortably and safely,” said Sigit.
3. Curug Sodong
Curug Sodong is located in the Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu UNESCO Global Geopark Area. This waterfall is part of the wall of the Ciletuh mega amphitheater that stretches to form a horseshoe. Visiting Curug Sodong can enjoy three waterfalls at once, Curug Sodong, Curug Cikaret and Curug Ngelai.
“Revitalization in the tourist attraction area of Curug Sodong is carried out so that in the future tourists will be more comfortable visiting here, there are additional facilities and infrastructure to support tourism activities in it,” said Sigit.
Two Streams of Twins at Curug Sodong Photo: detik
4. Cisande Tourism Village
Cisande Tourism Village is the newest leading tourist attraction of the Sukabumi Regency Government. The winner of the Top 50 of the Tourism Village Award 2021 and the fifth Favorite Winner of the Public Toilet category has a myriad of activities that can be enjoyed by tourists. Starting from outdoor activities such as flying fox, archery, agro-tourism in the plantation area, tracking to camara one to river tubing.
“This location was recommended directly by the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia, Sandiaga Uno, saying that the Cisande Tourism Village is believed to be a tourism-based quality and sustainability, the quality is increasing and the conservation of environmental sustainability is also maintained,” said Sigit.
5. Hanjeli Tourism Village
The Tourism Village, which is located in the southern area of Sukabumi Regency, is included in the Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu UNESCO Global Geopark area, has advantages in its management and development, which is managed by the local community, the majority of whom are former migrant workers who are fluent in foreign languages. ) on Sustainable Empowerment.
“There is a foster parent program for elementary-junior-high school tourists who generally live in urban areas to find out how the wisdom of life in the village with live-in activities at homestays is accompanied by friendly and warm local people,” he concluded.
This article has been published in detikJabar.
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