Sukamade Turtles Beach
Sukamade beach is one of the tour attractions located at the area of intensive use zones Meru Betiri National Park (TNMB). Located approximately 97 km to the southwest of the city of Banyuwangi, precisely located within the territory of Sukamade Hamlet, Village Barongan, Pesanggaran district, Banyuwangi regency, East Java, Indonesia. The beach is huge potential for ecotourism activities, attractions that can be done is to observe nesting turtles, hatchlings release, bird watching, camping, observation rafflesia flowers, and canoeing.
This beach is also natural habitat of green turtles where they lay their eggs. In this place, tourists can witness firsthand the activities of turtle rose to the beach. In this place there is also a semi-natural hatchery to incubate turtle eggs that have been collected by the clerk. Travelers can actively participate in turtle conservation efforts by following the release of hatchlings into the sea activities after hatching on semi-natural hatching.
At night, the turtles will emerge from the sea to the beach to lay their eggs. This sight that awaited by tourists, especially foreign tourists. Usually visitors are not allowed to turn on the light and make noise for observing turtles are laying eggs, turtle nesting process itself takes approximately 3 hours of riding to the beach to return to the sea.
- Home stay
- Turtles eggs Hatchery
- Camping ground
- Solar cell