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Sukamade Beach

The Sukamade beach lies in Barongan village, Pesanggrahan and it is about 97 kilometers southwest of Banyuwangi. For thousands of years, this coastal spawning grounds for giant turtles from Indonesia and the Pacific Ocean. Sukamade is also famous as a turtle beach and part of Meru Betiri National Park.

Sukamade beach is the most preferred by foreign tourists and domestic visitors. Encountered a group of animals and monkey Macaca, which as a tourist attraction. Visitors can enjoy walking through a stretch of lowland tropical rain forest with a trail pass. The scenery can be enjoyed such as a large collection of bats, lizards, deer, wild boar, and several species of birds including albatrosses.

Sukamade beach will be transformed into a paradise in the night time. One by one, the turtle will be heading to the mainland from the beach to lay eggs. The moment, that eagerly awaits tourists, especially foreign tourists. Because it is rare to sight, then treatment must be careful to observe it. The visitors are not allowed to turn on the light and noise while at the beach. The process of laying eggs of turtle itself takes about 3 hours of riding to the beach and then go back to sea again. Some of the existing facilities in Sukamade turtle beach: cottage accommodation, camping ground, meeting hall, trekking jungle track, information center, laboratories, and teamwork conservation.