The scenery around Rajegwesi Beach really charming, with clean sand and also on the right side there is a cliff of rocks containing iron. As well as when the waves hit the rocks very attractive. Brownish sand, making the beautiful atmosphere of the beach.
The brownish color of the sand due to silt from the rivers that flow into this beach during floods, making the sand is brown and very soft textured.
Rajek Wesi History
The Rock named Rajegwesi in the local language means "Iron Fence", because of the rock contains iron ore. Reddish color that covered the rocks showed rust, as a result of the corrosion of the sea over the years.
Rajegwesi name is also associated with the sea defense system which had built Japan at the time. Wherein the word Rajeg was taken from the Java language, which means Piles. While Wesi in Indonesian means Iron. Japanese first plug the pile of rosewood (equivalent strength steel) in Gulf waters Rajegwesi.
According to the story, Japan had entered the area to bring the indigenous workers of Yogyakarta and surrounding areas. They are working Rajegwesi stuck in the mouth of the bay. Each worker is entitled to be compensated for land and settled for the supervision of Japan. But unfortunately, Rajegwesi had stolen by unknown people.
Rajegwesi coastal is a beach liaison between Sukamade and Green Bay or Teluk Hijau because of its location between of two beaches. this coast is surrounded by tropical forests that are still green and lush. Beside of Rajegwesi, There are other interested place in Banyuwangi that possible treat your saturation, Banyuwangi tourism around Rajekwesi is Plengkung Beach, Ijen Crater Volcano, Pulau Merah, Teluk Hijau, Watu Dodol and still many more.
If you are interested to enjoy Rajegwesi Beach, You can combine your vacation with other popular tourism objects in Java Island Indonesia. For detail combination tour package, You can read more below.
- Bromo Midnight tour
- Bromo Milky Way Tour
- Mt bromo Ijen Tour Package 3 Days
- Bromo Sunrise, Waterfall Tour Package 2 Days
- Ijen Crater tour, Bromo, Madakaripura Waterfall 3 Days
- Bromo Tour, White Water Rafting, Ijen Crater Tour 3 Days
- Ijen Volcano, Bromo Sunrise, Waterfall tour Package 4 Days
- Blue Flame Ijen, Bromo Tour, Sukamade Beach Tour 4 Days
- Semeru Climbing, Bromo Tour and Ijen Volcano Tour 6 Days
- Papuma Beach, Ijen Volcano Tour, Mount Bromo Sunrise 3 Days