A province close by to Jakarta called Peucang has one hidden beach which you can easily visit during your weekend.
Peucang Island is located inside Ujung Kulon National Park in the Pandeglang district, Banten. It is truly a heaven in the westernmost part of Java Island.
Here you will find soft white sandy beaches, a clear blue sea, and stunning coral reefs. There are also deer playing around at the beach!
Peucang Island is a small but very beautiful, unique, and pleasant tropical island with a white sandy beach, blue coastal waters, and enchanting coral reefs. Various species of wild animals are found in its forest. Located northwest of Ujung Kulon National Park, Banten Province, about 77 km from Labuan in Pandeglang regency, Peucang Island is one of the country’s tourist resorts suitable for ecotourism and marine tourism activities, as well as adventure. Peucang is one of the most beautiful beaches in Indonesia.
Whist beautiful lost paradise has been the most wanted place to visit. It is the first Indonesian national park and was declared as one of the World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992. It is also the home of the almost extinct one-horn Javanese Rhino
How to Get There
This place is accessible by taking a speed boat for 3-4 hours from Sumur Dock or Carita Beach.
Visitors can also take motorboats available at Labuan, which can carry 15 passengers each. Those who prefer to use fishing boats may hire vessels belonging to local fishermen at a cost of about Rp 2.5 million per round trip. In good weather, the island can be reached by a fishing boat in four hours to five hours.
Among facilities available for visitors on the island are a guest house, which can accommodate 50 people, and three wooden buildings on stilts encircling a lawn at the beachside. The rates range from USD 70 to USD 90 per night per cottage. Those buildings provide air-conditioned rooms with refrigerators and hot water.
Tourists who prefer renting rooms can pay USD 35 to USD 50 per day per room. Extra beds are available at USD 10 per bed.
The entry fee to the island is only IDR 2,000 per person and IDR 2,500 for insurance, which is valid for one week.