Lampuuk Beach is one of the famous tourist destinations in Aceh Besar that has a natural beauty that is not inferior to the beaches in Bali.
This beach is located in Meunasah Masjid Village, Lhoknga, Aceh Besar District, Aceh on the Banda Aceh Calang or Aceh Jaya route or about 20 kilometers from the city of Banda Aceh.
The location of this beach was one of the places that have the worst victims due to the 2004 Tsunami in Aceh.
The Enchantment of the Beauty of Lampuuk Beach
Lampuuk Beach is one of the mainstay tourist destinations in Nanggro Aceh Darussalam (NAD), especially Banda Aceh.
In this coastal area, there is a coastline that is about 5 kilometers long and forms a small bay which is quite beautiful and unique. This beach is covered with the beauty of clean and soft white sand, seawater that has turquoise color, and big waves, adding to the panoramic beauty.
The expanse of a row of pine trees that are so lush makes a cool atmosphere, and a row of green mountains becomes the background for a natural view that can be eye-catching.
At this location, visitors can not only enjoy the natural beauty presented by this beach, but visitors can also surfing. Most visitors come to this location to try out the big waves at Lampuuk Beach. The waves on this beach have indeed been famous for being big but still friendly for surfers. So do not be surprised if local residents and visitors call this location the ‘Kuta’ of Aceh.
This tourist area also has 4 entrances lined up from the south to north.
These four entrances also have names according to the sequence, namely Babah Satu, Babah Dua, Babah Tiga, and Babah Empat.
Local visitors usually pass through entrances Babah One and Two, while foreign visitors will usually enter the Babah Tiga entrance.
This location also provides Banana boats and other water sports that are offered to visitors while enjoying the beauty of nature. There is also the Seulah golf course, which features a backdrop of rolling waves. A very beautiful panorama will be more pronounced in the afternoon where the sun is starting to set will give an unforgettable beauty.
There is an area that is quite interesting as well and not far from Lampuuk Beach, ie a turtle conservation center that was established when Aceh was in the post-tsunami recovery period.
This is also one of the attractions for visitors to visit this one tourist location.
Facilities at Lampuuk Beach
In this location, there are also a lot of stalls that offer various types of food. However, most of the food offered is seafood. There are various types of fish such as grouper, ramble fish, shrimp, squid, and many other types of food.
For visitors who want to enjoy the beauty of the night atmosphere on this beach, in this coastal area, lodging has also been provided. This inn is at the end of the beach and is quite unique.
The lodging area which is on the top of the cliff makes the scenery look very beautiful. In addition, right below the inn, there are bungalows in the middle of a small lagoon. From a distance, this inn is not really visible, but when visitors approach the cliff area, you will see an inn called Joels Bungalow.
How to get there?
Access to this tourist area is quite difficult. The only way to get to this location is by using a private vehicle because around this location there is no public transportation that goes to this beach tourism area. Don’t worry, the road to the location is already good.
Price of admission
To visit the location of Lampuuk Beach, visitors will be asked to pay an entrance ticket which is quite cheap.
Visitors will be charged a fee of only IDR 3,000, but visitors may also be charged for parking the vehicle for those who bring their vehicle.