Cibeureum Lake in Bekasi City, West Java Province
Situ is the Indonesian local name given by the Sundanese to any lake located in their region. In Bekasi City, for example, there is Situ Cibeureum. The lake has been the part of Bekasi’s best vacation destinations, in fact. The location is in Lambangjaya Village and it belongs to South Tambun Sub-District. To be exact, it resides beside Grand Wisata Housing. One thing that makes it popular is definitely the nuance. People keep coming to the location to enjoy several activities like relaxation, photography, and sightseeing. In a nutshell, the lake becomes a perfect place to get rid of boredom and stresses caused by daily busy routines.
In terms of nuance, Situ Cibeureum offers a serene and comfortable ambiance. The water looks peaceful, but it doesn’t come with crystal clear appearance. Here is the unique feature. There is a small mound of soil located in the midst of the lake. Even a lonely tree grows on it! No wonder, it becomes the prime photography background among visitors. What is more? In the horizon, tourists may see some tall buildings, trees, and other objects to capture as well. The best atmosphere perhaps is in the dusk when the sun sets! Do not miss the chance to take photos of such beautiful sunset, therefore.
Exploring Cibeureum Lake
The first impression once arriving at Situ Cibeureum Indonesia is the serenity. It is because the lake is located far from the road and it features numerous types of flora. This explains why most tourists come to the lake to enjoy relaxation. These people usually come to the site in the dusk or before the sunset. That is the best time to enjoy relaxation and lessening, after all. This way, they can eradicate stresses almost in an instant.
The next allure in Cibeureum Lake is none other than the legend. It is said the lake has become the home of a mystical creature called Buaya Putih or the White Crocodile. For those who are interested in the story, they can get the information from either the local guide or nearby villagers. Not all people believe in such story, though. Still, some villagers said they have once encountered the creature at night!
The next reason why Situ Cibeureum becomes more famous is due to the excellent facilities. Once arriving at the site, tourists may find several traditional gazebos on where they can sit and relax while enjoying the nuance. Moreover, many other facilities are available including toilets, parking area, souvenir stands, and eateries! Have no worries. Tourists are allowed to carry their own foods and drinks to the site.
- Go Wet Waterpark
- Fun Park Water Boom
- Columbus Waterpark
How to Get There
From Bandung City, a trip to Cibeureum Lake may take around 2 hours and 3 minutes as the distance 126 km. For a faster trip, though, tourists can take Purbaleunyi Highway and Raya Pantura Street. Their first destination is South Tambun Sub-District. The next thing to do is head to Lambangjaya Village where the lake is located. That is all.
Where to Stay
- Marbella Hotel
- Enso Hotel
- Setu Budget Inn