Why are these attractions are named Bandengan? From the story that develops in the community, Bandengan name can not be separated with the legend of Karimun Jawa. The legend is told about the concerns above delinquency Sunan Muria his son, Amir Hasan. Long story short, the Sunan ordered his son to live on an island that looks “kremun-kremun” (vaguely) from the summit of Mount Moriah with the intention that the child is able to reap the science lesson on the island. On the way to the island by Sunan Muria was named Karimun, came to his son on a beach that has the marsh and in it there is a lot of fish. Because the population around the coast have not given a name, then the son was named the beach with “Bandengan Beach”.
Conditions of sloping beaches, clean water quality, as well as a vast expanse of white sand is the attraction of tourism Bandengan beach. With conditions like the beach, visitors can bathe as much as she enjoyed a beach breeze is still clean and cool because it is far from industrial areas. The beach is most of the land is overgrown grove of pandanus trees is also ideal for activities such as camping, beach volleyball, bike relaxed, and others.
On the location of these attractions are also available boat tours that are ready to take visitors around in the vicinity of the beach or go to Long Island is famous for its rich flora and fauna. Transit is also relatively affordable, at around Rp 5,000 per person to tour around the coast and Rp 10,000 per person for a single journey to Long Island. In addition, each year (usually mid-year) in Cote Bandengan also held a race motor cross and kite festivals both in the scale of regional, national, or international.
Beach Bandengan Bandengan located in the village, district of Jepara City, Jepara, Central Java Province, Indonesia. If the journey starts from the direction of the city, visitors can use the bus-Jepara Semarang majors. After arriving in Jepara Bus Terminal, visitors can go on using public transportation department Bandengan with the cost of Rp 3,000.
Admission price is distinguished between ordinary day a holiday. On a normal day, entrance fee of Rp 1,000, while on holidays Rp 1,500.
As the favorite attractions in the city of Jepara, Cote Bandengan have accommodation facilities and complete facilities, including: shelter (temporary resting place at the location of the beach), boat tours, rooms, toilet and public baths, mini market, a motel / inn , restaurants (who peddle specialties such as steamed mussels, crab, grilled fish, and evaporation srani), and others.