Harlem Beach, Hidden Paradise In Jayapura Papua – Papua does have a variety of beauty, especially its natural beauty. The location Papua which is a large island and followed by small islands around it, making Papua rich in coastal tourism. One of the most interesting beaches is Harlem Beach. Harlem beach which is one piece of heaven on earth was not too touchable and visited by many tourists. Its remote and hidden location may be one of the reasons why this eye-pampering location has not been visited by tourists.
The journey will cross the Depapre Sea directly opposite the Pacific Ocean. About a 15 minute drive, it looks from a distance of the beauty of Harlem Beach with its greenish and very clear water. Approximately 10 meters before approaching the shoreline, clearly visible various marine biota and small fish. However, not too many coral reefs.This beach is located in Tablanusu Village, Depapre District, Jayapura District, Papua in Indonesia. To get to Harlem, from Jayapura City first by using the land vehicle to Depapre which takes about 2 hours. Arriving at the jetty Depapre journey continues with the sea route. There is no adequate road for motor vehicles to the place because it must cross the hills. We can rent a speedboat with a capacity of 10 people with IDR 400.000 to IDR 500.000 for travel away and home.
As we see in every corner of Indonesia, Harlem Beach also has a beauty that is very charming, with views that are still natural and clean and marine biota so unprotected. So you as a visitor can be satisfied to enjoy the natural beauty of the underwater from Papua with great freedom. This beach is perfect for you who like diving sports.
Harlem has a coastline about 2.296 feet long. The atmosphere in the place was very shady, accompanied by a soft breeze. There are many coconut trees, starfish, and sago growing on the beach.The sand is white and very smooth. No pebbles at all. Unlike other beaches in the vicinity of the edge of the beach is more visible small stones oblong.
A number of facilities for tourists are available to rent, including five huts and four bathrooms to change clothes. Visitors are charged IDR 150.000 to rent a cottage. In addition there are rope swings tied to a tree that can be rented.
However, in Harlem there are no inns and restaurants that sell food and drink. Therefore, visitors are expected to prepare provisions prior to Harlem.
The cleanliness of Harlem Beach is also well preserved. Very rarely found household garbage in that place. It can be said that Harlem is one of the cleanest tourist destinations in Indonesia.
In addition to clean and still quiet, Harlem also has a freshwater pool which is about 23 feet from the beach. In the pond that is very clear watery there are several types of fish. Based on the local residents, the pool was formed naturally hundreds of years ago. Visitors can rinse the body after a salt water bath.
Route Towards Harlem Beach
Harlem Beach, precisely in a village called Tablanusu in District Depapre, Kab. Jayapura, Papua in Indonesia.
There is a beach hidden behind a cliff, Harlem Beach. To get to this beach, you have to travel from Sentani to Depapre by road, and it takes 2-3 hours to get to this Depapre District. After you reach Depapre, precisely at Amai Beach, you have to board a boat or motor boat from Amai Beach to Harlem Beach with an approximate time of about 20 minutes.