- In Indonesian Wonder
- Post 19 February 2017
- By andy/setiorini
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Gorontalo has several beautiful marine tourist attractions, one of them is Biluhu beach located in the village of East Biluhu, Batuda'a Coast District, Gorontalo.
It is far from the crowd and and with wonderful atmosphere, perfect for those who want to unwind from the daily routine. Occasional bird chirping sound overlaid with cries of Macaca fascicularis monkeys. There are also a swarm of crows and occasional passing albatross making you want to linger in this Biluhu Beach. If you want spend the night or stay for several days, there are some nice lodgings with quite cheap price.
What Biluhu Beach offers is mainly the beauty of the sea. Colorful coral reefs with vartous shape and size are quite temping especially for fans of snorkeling or diving. Moreover, in certain months, the waves in the Gulf of Tomini are not too high, so the snorkeling and diving at Biluhu beach will be very pleasant.
The unique beach that is part of Tomini bay has approximately 100 meter-high cliff. The cliff stands about 200 meters from the beach. To ad to the beauty of the beach there are hundreds of palm trees stand tall on the spread of white sand.
If you love swimming in the sea, the waves here are relatively tame and very tempting. In the afternoon, the atmosphere is even more charming, with the reflection of sunlight on the surface of the sea.
There are three ways to get to Biluhu beach, the first is by car or motorcycle through Bongo village in Batuda'a Coast district. The second option is through Barakati Village, also in Batuda'a Coast. Only the condition of the road through Bongo village is rather damaged, with perforated asphalt at some points. Visitors are advised to go through Barakati which is in a better condition. The last is by sea using long-tail boat or speedboat Bongo village. The rental price of a motorized boat with a capacity of approximately 5-7 people is Rp200,000-Rp. 300,000. The trip takes about 30 minutes. If using a speedboat with a capacity of 15 people, the rent is Rp. 1,000,000. Traveling by speed boat from the Port of Ternate in Gorontalo city takes about 20 minutes.