Sacred River Beach

Bengkulu, Indonesia

Sacred River Beach

Despite its name, near the Pantai Sungai Suci (Sacred River Beach) is not any river with this name, strangely enough, but the Sacred River Beach is a popular destination in Bengkulu, West Sumatra. Visitors to this beach not only come here for the beach itself but also for the magnificent view towards the Indian Ocean, especially when the sun sinks into the sea in the late afternoon.

Due to its popularity, several facilities have been build here, shelters and food stalls, paved roads and even fishing spots.

Sacred River Beach

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Getting to is easy. This beach is located at the north side of Bengkulu city in the Desa Pedati. From the city it is only 15km away and 25km from Benkulu's Fatmawati Airport. The beach can be easily reached by public transportation.

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Bengkulu Travel Guide


Bengkulu City is the capital of Bengkulu Province located on the western coastal of Sumatera Island. The city was first occupied by the English, before Before that Bengkulu was a part of Inderapura Kingdom and Kesultanan Banten. In the 19th century the city was transfered to the Dutch.

There were several ethnic kingdoms in Bengkulu such as Sungai Serut, Selebar, Pat Pethulai and Balai Buntar Kingdom.

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Flying to Bengkulu

Bengkulu is served by Fatmawati Soekarno Airport. Fatmawati Soekarno Airport is located about 14 km south from Bengkulu. A taxi into the city from Fatmawati Soekarno Airport would cost IDR 120.000. Read more about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport or look for flights to Bengkulu