There are many tourist attractions in Sumba – Indonesia that offer sublimity. One of the most popular destinations for visitors from various parts of the world is the beach.
Some of the beaches in Sumba offer beautiful sunset views. Sumba is famous for its endless beaches to be explored, especially the beauty of the sunset panorama you should not miss.
Sumba Island has Mbawana Beach, which its sunset beauty is difficult to match. This beach is very mesmerizing with its charming stone cliffs and large arch-shaped reef elegantly on the beach.
Mbawana Beach’s beauty lies in its white and soft sand. Green scenery is additional to the beautiful beach nuance.
For people who hate crowds, this a remote beach!
This beach is located in Panenggo Ede Village, Kodi Bangedo District, Southwest Sumba Regency. To get to this location, you only need to travel for 1.5 hours from Tambolaka Airport.
Mbawana Beach is unique because of the high cliffs that surround the beach. In one corner of the beach, you will find a rock with a semicircular hole formed naturally.
But, in 2020, the iconic sea arch of Mbawana Beach in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) collapsed due to impacts of large ocean waves and quakes.
The spot, located in the Southwest Sumba regency, is a popular tourist attraction and is commonly referred to as “Batu Cincin” or “Batu Bolong,” which are Indonesian for “ring rock” or “rock with hole,” respectively, an iconic spot that known for its extraordinary sunset views.