Anyer Beach as the Primary Tourist Attraction in Banten

Banten Province is part of Indonesia. It also becomes a top tourist destination for both local and foreign tourists. If you are looking for a reference, there is Anyer Beach. The locals recognize it as an icon of Banten. The location is the westernmost of Java Island. It belongs to Serang Regency. Another name is Anyar Beach. It means “new”. It is also located near to other beautiful beaches such as Pasir Putih Ciparay, Matahari Beach, etc. Due to this reason, you can visit those beaches in one go. 

The Nuance
In terms of appearance, Anyer Beach is popular for its coconut trees. Their number isn’t many. Though, they become a significant feature of the beach. In the seashore, you can see several tourists. They play and swim in the water. Thanks to calm and warm seawater. When it comes to the sand, it is brown and soft. There is no trash at all. The clean environment is quite satisfying. In some parts of the beach, you can find local food vendors. They sell snacks and drinks. What a great facility!

Exploring Anyer Beach
The most popular activity in Anyer Beach is relaxation. There are several cottages to rent as, too. You can relax and enjoy sea scenery from those locations. Make sure to buy some snacks first. For the best experience, it is better to buy a fresh coconut drink! While you relax in a cottage, you can watch your kids playing around either in the sand or in the water. One thing, they should never go too far to the sea. The waves can be quite dangerous for those who can’t swim!

Water sports are indeed interesting. You can find many types of facilities in Anyer Beach. These include jet skis, surfing boards, banana boats, and much more. The rent fee is cheaper during workdays. That means it increases significantly both in holidays and weekends. If you don’t like water sports, you can rent an ATV instead. One thing, it is more expensive than others. The route is available, so you are allowed to explore it wholeheartedly. Even kids can ride it. Though, make sure to teach them well first.

What about the foods? As mentioned earlier, you can buy some snacks from food vendors. In some locations, the locals sell fresh fishes. These give you an idea for a BBQ party, do they? Also, make sure to buy some specialties. One of them is “otak-otak”. It is savory and tasty! Next, you can approach a tattoo artist. No worries. You are only getting a temporary tattoo. It comes in numerous designs, too. Not to mention the price is quite affordable. Another attraction is the lighthouse. From above, you can witness jaw-dropping sea scenery. A Krakatoa Island is not an exception.

Nearby Attractions

  • Florida Anyer Beach
  • Pasir Putih Ciparay Beach
  • Pasir Putih Batu Saung Beach
  • Legon Prima Beach
  • Matahari Beach Beach
  • Curug Betung 

How to Get There
For those who come from Jakarta and Tangerang, you should take a freeway. The route is Jakarta-Merak. That means your destination is in Cilegon. Once you reach the location, you can notice a street sign. Follow that route to reach Anyer. As for an alternative route, you can pass through Ciomas and Mancak. However, it doesn’t feature good roads and street signs.

Where to Stay

  • Acacia Hotel
  • Villa Marina
  • Aston Anyer Hotel

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