Rasta Kilo Beach in Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province
Located near to the border between Sumbawa and Dompu Regency of Indonesia, Rasta Kilo Beach awaits everyone. The exact location is in Kramat Village and it belongs to Kilo Sub-District. The beach isn’t quite popular, though, so the number of visitors is low. Despite the fact, tourists are interested to come to the beach to enjoy the serenity and reach the neighboring vacation spot called Rasta Peak. That means tourists are able to enjoy two different types of natural attractions during the visit. In some occasions, moreover, they have the chance to join the local event (which is conducted during the anniversary of Dompu Regency).
In terms of nuance, Rasta Kilo Beach looks peaceful and quiet. It is because the number of visitors is low regardless of the time. With the serenity, the beach soothes visitors’ mind and gives a comfort to them, for sure. The shoreline has a white sandy landscape, but featuring some pebbles. That means tourists should wear comfy footwear if they want to explore or conduct beach walking later. What are other features? Here is the good news. The waves are calm, which are suitable for swimming.
Exploring Rasta Kilo Beach
Those who never visit Rasta Kilo Beach may wonder what they can do there. Well, the most common thing to do is to enjoy beach walking and sightseeing. The only consideration is related to the shoreline texture. Due to the presence of pebbles, it is recommended to wear comfy footwear instead of barefoot when walking on the shoreline. For the information, the length of the shoreline is considered short. That means tourists can explore the site without spending too much time and effort.
The next thing that tourists must do when visiting Rasta Kilo Beach is to drop by at the nearby famous hill and climb to the top. The purpose is to enjoy better views from up there. Once reaching the top of the hill, tourists would see stunning sea scenery and pristine nearby environment! This gives them the chance to take more astonishing photos while doing photography, as well. What they need is a good stamina to climb the hill and a nice camera to take the photos.
Another allure in Rasta Kilo Beach is definitely the soothing night at the coastline. At night, tourists have the chance to conduct BBQ and eat together with either families or friends on the beach. For information, the local government holds an annual event in Rasta Kilo Beach, which is the seafood feast. It is to celebrate Dompu’s anniversary and all people are allowed to join including tourists and outsiders.
- Pasir Putih Mbuju Kilo Beach
How to Get There
For those coming from Jakarta, they should take Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and head to Sumbawa right away. Their destination should be Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport, actually. As for the duration, the flight may take around 4 hours and 5 minutes. Once they arrive at Sumbawa, the last destination is Kramat Village at Kilo Sub-District. This trip takes approximately 4 hours, as the distance is 201 km.
Where to Stay
- Tursina Hotel
- Rinjani Hotel