Sirombu Beach in West Nias Regency, Indonesia
For those coming to Nias Regency for the next holiday, it is better to look for information regarding available tourist spots beforehand. As for the reference, a beautiful beach resides in West Nias Regency named Sirombu. In fact, tourist agents would recommend it to both locals and foreigners. The reason is none other than the jaw-dropping views of underwater! Aside from that, it also comes with excellent facilities and stunning environment. No wonder, many people consider it as the best vacation spot in West Nias Regency. Here is more information regarding the beach.
It is true that Sirombu Beach was once the best spot to enjoy holidays in West Nias Regency. But, today, the government and the locals keep doing the best to restore it (as the beach was hit by the tsunami in 2004). No wonder, only some facilities survived and keep operating until now. Not to mention you may find several ruins of the building covered by weed. Despite the condition, it doesn’t damage its reputation as a significant tourist spot of the region. In fact, the number of visitors does not reduce due to such condition.
Exploring Sirombu Beach
Despite the natural disaster, Sirombu Beach has survived and undergone continuous restoration every day. That means the beach would never lose the number of visitors, as it still has the charm of the sunset and pristine seawater. The tangerine color of the sky looks both romantic and beautiful during the sunset! Also, the gradation of the sky and the sea looks so mesmerizing there. In this case, make sure to come to the beach before the dusk and you must come with your loved ones to enjoy such phenomenon.
Aside from watching the sunset, Sirombu Beach is suitable to enjoy fun water sports like surfing. The reason is none other than the presence of great waves and strong wind. That means professional surfers would have a good time there. As for beginners, it is better to choose other location to enjoy surfing. If not, just enjoy relaxation in the shoreline while eating delicious seafood with friends. This type of activity is also popular among tourists, after all. Thanks to the presence of local food stands and rest areas located near to the beach.
Another recommended activity is photography. It is not only the sea scenery and stunning sand of the shore, but Sirombu Beach also features local fishermen’s boats parked on the coast. That means tourists can use the boats as the background for their photos or simply ride them and take selfies there. In some cases, even though it’s rare, the fishermen offer you to get on their boat and catch some fishes together.
- Humogo Waterfall
- Baho Ndra Waterfall
How to Get There
From the capital of Nias Regency (Gunungsitoli City), a trip to Sitombu Beach takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes as the distance is 80.2 km. For a faster trip, it is recommended to use a good vehicle and take only Raya Pelud Binaka Street.
Where to Stay
- Tokosa Hotel
- Ina Silvi Cottage
- Fenix Beach Resort