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The Beautiful Cliffs of Watu Parunu Beach

The Beautiful Cliffs of Watu Parunu Beach
Sumba island which is one of the islands that is part of the East Nusa Tenggara Province saves a lot of coastal tourism potential with its natural conditions that are no less beautiful than other beaches in Indonesia. of the many beaches on the coast of Sumba Island, Watu Parunu Beach, which is on the easternmost side of Sumba Island, is one of the beaches that has a beautiful natural panorama. the charm is able to invite tourists to go to this beach which is very far from the city of Waingapu, just to stop and relax enjoying the atmosphere of the afternoon until the sun sets.

The Beautiful Cliffs of Watu Parunu Beach
The Beautiful Cliffs of Watu Parunu Beach
The Beautiful Cliffs of Watu Parunu Beach
Watu Parunu beach is in the Lain Janji Village area, Wulla Waijelu District, East Sumba Regency. To reach this beach, visitors must travel 135 kilometers from the center of Waingapu City. impressed far indeed, but the fatigue that results from the length of the trip will immediately pay off when you arrive at the beach. The stretch of white sand along the shoreline and the action of fast rippling waves is a fatigue and boredom remedy.

the white rock cliffs at the east end of the beach is one of the unique features of Watu Parunu Beach. This cliff is formed from the arrangement of several types of rocks. The shape of the creeping cliffs is formed by natural processes, like a beautiful painting of God on the edge of the beach. when coastal water is receding, this rock cliff can be reached by passing a large sized hole.

The name Watu Parunu itself is related to the natural phenomenon of hollow stones which is another characteristic of this beach. every person who passes a hollow stone will walk across the stone by looking down, so that the people around give the name of this beach with Watu Parunu. Which, Watu in the local language means stone and Parunu which means literally walking down.

the location of Watu Parunu Beach, which is far from the city center, makes tourism management on this beach not optimal. Even if it is managed well, this beach has the potential to become one of the prima donna of tourism objects in East Sumba Regency. because the information spread about Watu Parunu has not been rapid, making this beach still rarely visited by tourists. The quiet atmosphere of Watu Parunu Beach is perfect for people who like tranquility.