Glagah Beach in Kulon Progo Regency, Yogyakarta


When it is about Kulon Progo tourism, the majority of people may think about the most famous beach namely Glagah Indah. It is located in the south part of the region and has become the prime allure for tourists. To be exact, the location is in Glagah Village and it belongs to Temon Sub-District. So, what makes it so special? Unlike regular beaches which only offer a beautiful panorama, this one comes with complete features. Visitors can also do almost anything on the site including fishing, watching sun views, relaxation, photography, and even visiting the nearby fruit garden.

The Nuance
The first impression in Glagah Indah Beach is definitely the big waves with their thrilling splash. The unique thing is tourists can find a group of tetrapod scattered on the shoreline. The location is right at the lagoon, so tourists must visit it as well. The local government put those objects on the shoreline in order to break the big waves apart. The purpose is to reduce erosion and decrease the threats level of the waves as well. Another noticeable feature is the presence of a pier on where tourists can enjoy sightseeing, photography, and fishing.

Exploring Glagah Beach
Glagah Indah Beach offers complete attractions to visitors, so it accommodates any types of fun activities especially water sports. Some people even come to the beach to enjoy canoeing and riding a boat! In this case, the best spot to do these is in the lagoon. Have no worries. The location is not quite far from the main shoreline. Not to mention it features small waves so everyone can enjoy water sports safely, even for kids. This lagoon also becomes a perfect spot for fishing, in fact!

The next allure in Glagah Beach is the presence of a long pier with tons of tetrapod located near to it. As mentioned before, the tetrapod functions as the barrier and keeps big waves away from the land. In midst of that area, tourists can even find a pathway on where they can enjoy beach walking and relaxation. Once arriving at the pier, tourists may feel the breezy wind right away. If they carry a fishing rod, they should go fishing right away! The warm and soothing nuance accompanies them all day, for sure.

The next attractive feature in Glagah Beach is the historical object called Stupa Glagah. In a nutshell, it tells the story regarding Glagah Village in the past. For further information related to the story, tourists can ask the villagers or their tour guide. What is more? Another interesting allure in Glagah Beach is the nearby dragon fruit garden called Kusumo Wanadri. Tourists can either buy or watch the cultivation process on the site!

Nearby Attractions

  • Wana Tirta Mangrove
  • Bunga Matahari Garden
  • Glagah Lagoon
  • Congot Beach
  • Kusumo Wanadri Fruit Garden

How to Get There
In order to reach Glagah Indah Beach, tourists should head to Temon Sub-District at Kulon Progo Regency first. Next, they can head directly to Glagah Village where the beach resides. If they come from Adi Sucipto International Airport, the trip may take around 1 hour and 7 minutes as the distance is 54.7 km. As for the faster trip, it is better to take Daendels Pantai Selatan Street.

Where to Stay

  • King’s Hotel
  • Wisma Kusuma Hotel


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