Turtles making a break for the waves, Ujung Genteng, West Java, Indonesia

Turtles making a break for the waves, Ujung Genteng, West Java, Indonesia

Turtles making a break for the waves, Ujung Genteng, West Java, Indonesia


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A sleepy seaside village located more than 100 kilometres from the nearest city, remote Ujung Genteng is the stuff dreams are made of. Located roughly to the northwest of Pangandaran on the south coast of West Java, Ujung Genteng gets a trickle of local visitors and a mere dribble of anyone you could describe as being foreign, with most visitors coming here during holiday seasons or on the weekend.

The main activities here are lounging around by the beach, scouring the rockpools for interesting sea creatures, trying your hand at spear fishing in one of the turquoise lagoons and heading off on a daytrip to see some spectacular waterfalls. With activities here being so limited, most people only choose to stay for a few nights, but those with an interest in surfing often stay for much longer.

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