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Sukamade Beach

Sukamade Turtle Beach is located 97 kilometers to the southwest of the city of Banyuwangi within the Sukamade, Village Barongan, Pesanggaran, Banyuwangi. For thousands of years this coastal spawning grounds to giant turtles from Indonesia and the Pacific Ocean region. Sukamade Turtle Beach is part of National Park Meru Betiri.

Sukamade Turtle Beach is the most preferred by foreign tourists and domestic. Encountered a group of animals and the monkey Macaca who are used to the tourists. Visitors can enjoy a walk through a stretch of lowland tropical rain forest with a trail pass. The view can be enjoyed such as: a large collection of bats, lizards, deer, wild boar, and several species of birds including albatrosses.

At night, Sukamade turtle beach will be transformed into a paradise. One by one, the turtle will be heading to the mainland from the beach to lay eggs. Moment that is eagerly awaited by tourists, especially foreign tourists. Because it is a rare sight, then treatment must be careful to observe it. Visitors are not allowed to turn on the light and noise while at the beach. The process of laying eggs of the turtle itself takes about 3 hours of riding to the beach to go back to sea again. Some of the existing facilities at the beach turtle Sukamade: cottage accommodation, camping ground, meeting hall, trekking jungle track, information center, laboratories and cottage teamwork.