Where is SukamadeTurtle Beach?
Sukamade Turtle Beach is about 95 km to southwest of Banyuwangi. It is natural and quiet, beautiful place. Dutch discovered it in 1925. The 1200 hectare estate is an active plantation that produces rubber, coffee and cacao. Sukamade is the east Java Natural Resource Conservation which is in charge of the turtle’s perpetuation. A night adventure tour to Sukamade is an unforgettable trip. You will be guided by a natural resource to find sea turtles come to a shore to lay eggs. You can see a female turtle lays more than one hundred eggs on the sandy beach. The female turtles usually start landing at 7:30 PM and return to the sea at 12:00PM. November to March is the peak season for laying eggs.
The ways to Sukamade is worth exploring. Along the way to visit this place the visitors can stop at the beautiful place of Rajegwesi, Teluk Hijau a fantastic green bay with its beautiful cliff around. A dawn excursion to see animals grassing on the savannah is also impressing. They are virgin places you must know in the eastern trip of East Java, banyuwangi, Indonesia.
Why we go there?
Sukamade Turtle Beach so famous in Banyuwangi after ijen crater because there is so nice place for enjoy and relax. When arrive at afternoon we can swim on the beach than back to homestay having tea/coffee. After dinner we will going back to the beach to see Turtles coming out beside on the beach. than early morning after breakfast we can release baby turtles on the beach and packing continue drive to your next destination.