Sengiap Beach in Natuna Regency, Riau Islands - Indonesia
Thanks to Natuna Regency. Tourists have many choices of places to relax and get rid of their stresses. One of them resides in Northeast Bunguran Sub-District, called Sengiap Beach. It is a wonderful site to sit on the white sand and witness amazing sea scenery with your beloved ones. Actually, most tourists come to this location in order to see an open sea and take some good pictures of nature. Not to mention the beach becomes a recommended destination to spend a good time with spouse, due to its exotic nuance.
A beautiful beach like Sengiap indeed features stunning natural attractions and one of them is the vast white sand. It unfolds from Tanjung Sujung Village to Pengadah, so the size is considered longer and bigger than other beaches in Natuna. The only disappointment is that not many trees grow near to the beach, so the atmosphere can be quite hot especially at noon. Due to this reason, it is better to wear a hat or apply sunscreen when you decide to explore the beach. as an alternative, tourists should come either in the morning or afternoon.
Exploring Sengiap Beach
As mentioned before, it feels quite hot in Sengiap Beach at noon. Instead of avoiding the heat of the sun, some tourists (especially foreigners) choose to lie down on the shoreline for sunbathing. Well, it is rare to see people with such way of thinking though. It is because tourists mostly avoid coming to the beach at noon. Also, they choose either weekend or holidays when it comes to spending a vacation in Sengiap. At those times, more people are seen so the nuance becomes merrier! On the other hand, you can enjoy a more peaceful feeling during the work days.
Regardless of the time to visit the beach, all visitors have a similar purpose which is to enjoy the scenery. Thanks to pristine seawater and white sand. No one gets bored spending time in the shoreline. As for the tip, you must carry a camera and capture some good pictures there. It seems the best object to take is the sunset! The thing is that you must come at the right time, especially before dusk.
What is next? Are you interested in sunbathing? Well, it is possible as long as you know the basic. For example, you should do it before 10 am when the heat of the sun is not quite hot. Otherwise, the heat becomes uncomfortable and burns your skin badly. Another recommended activity is recreation, eating foods and drinks with families while witnessing sea views. It even feels more comfortable due to the breezy wind.
- Alif Stone Park
- Sindu Stone
How to Get There
If you come from Ranai City, a trip to Northeast Bungaran Sub-District takes about 45 minutes and the distance is 21.8 km. As for the best route, it is definitely Raya Sepempang Street. This trip can even be faster if you take a private car or local taxi.
Where to Stay
- Natuna Hotel
- Trem Central Hotel
- Caesar Hotel