Sawarna Beach is one of the favorite tourist attractions in Banten. It is located in Sawarna village, Bayah, Lebak Regency, Banten.
Besides Pangandaran Beach, this beach can be your vacation destination.
White sandy beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, green hills and decorated with coral.
The waves are big and the currents are strong. so, this is suitable for surfing tours.
Actually, the name Sawarna is name of the village. so in this village there are several tours that you can visit such as Tanjung Layar Beach, Ciantir Beach, Karang Taraje Beach, Ujung Genteng and others.
in addition there are also beautiful caves, culture, nature and friendly citizens.
All you have to do at Sawarna Beach are surfing, swimming, watching sunset or sunrise, going to traditional villages, etc.
How to go to Sawarna Beach
Sawarna Beach which is about 150 KM from Rangkasbitung city is visited by many tourists from Bandung, Jakarta and surrounding areas by private vehicles or public transportation.
Travel time from Jakarta is around 7 hours with a distance of about 270 KM.
If you’re a Solo Travel, you can take a bus heading to Pelabuhan Ratu. Arriving at Pelabuhan Ratu, take minibus that goes to Bayah station. Arriving at Bayah station, just rent a motorcycle taxi to go Sawarna village which is about 14 KM.
You can start from Bandung Leuwi Panjang station and can use Bandung to Sukabumi bus then stop at Sukabumi. in addtion you can also use Siliwangi Trans travel. Followed by taking the bus heading to Pelabuhanratu until the station and continued with minibus to go Sawarna.
Lodging on Sawarna beach is very much such as villas, a traditionally designed resorts. The normal price is the best choice when you are on vacation.
Oh yeah, we rarely see ATMs here. so make sure you bring enough cash.