Regency of East Bolaang Mongondow (Boltim) recently ogled many tourist travelers.
The natural beauty of the Regency that is the administrative area of North Sulawesi province began to attract the hunters of natural attractions in the archipelago.
From many tourist attraction that located in Boltim, a tourist attraction became widely known is Patokan Beach located in Jiko Port, Motongkad District. Almost every week, this beach is visited by travelers from another area.
What makes this beach attractive?
White sand along the beach, and clear water surface. The cape flanking this beach, commonly referred to as Tanjung Pilar, makes you, unfortunately, miss this beautiful beach.
Right at the rugged northern coast of Sulawesi, Patokan is one of the most striking beaches.
The cliffs shelter a small bay that is perfect for swimming in as long as you’re aware the currents can be strong. Cliff jumping is an option for adrenaline junkies, and there are beautiful views for an impromptu photoshoot.
There are few foreign tourists at Patokan Beach but locals often visit on the weekends.
During the week you’re likely to have the whole place to yourselves.
How To Get There
If you are interested, it is about 5 hours from Manado City to Motongkad District by car. If you feel difficulty and do not know the location of Motongkad District, in Manado you can go to the Pinaesaan terminal.
Travel costs are usually pegged at IDR 100.000.
While arriving at the capital District, next you have to get a boat with a distance of about 20 minutes, cost about IDR 30.000