Bahari Beach in Polewali Sub-District, Polewali Mandar Regency
During a visit in Polewali Mandar Regency, no one should overlook the chance to visit beautiful beaches like Bahari. This Indonesian beach location is in Wattang Village and it belongs to Polewali Sub-District, actually. Among the locals, the beach is known for its serene nuance of the dusk and becomes the best place to witness a romantic sunset either with families or friends. Another good thing is that the beach resides near to the main road, so everyone can easily get to the location in an efficient manner. Also, visitors can find stores, eateries, and other facilities there!
In terms of nuance, Bahari Beach combines both serenity and comfort. The sand has the color of light brown and it comes in a soft texture, as well. Moreover, the management provides many beach chairs and umbrellas for tourists to use during the visit. There are many of them, so everyone is able to get one and avoid queuing. As mentioned before, the beach resides near to the main road (Bahari Street) and located near to facilities like eateries, stores, parking area, etc. As for the sea, it has calm waves and stunning scenery. Not to mention breezy wind may accompany tourists at all time.
Exploring Bahari Beach
It is, without a doubt, the best allure of Bahari Beach is the romantic sunset. This explains why most tourists only visit the beach in the afternoon before the occurrence of such beautiful sun view. At the time, the nuance becomes merrier due to the presence of other visitors too in fact. Even several food vendors are seen, selling delicious snacks and refreshing drinks to tourists. While waiting for the sunset, it is recommended to sit in the available beach chair though.
It is true that the best time to visit Bahari Beach is in the afternoon. Aside from the sunset, visitors can see local fishermen’s activities at the time. These people come back from fishing and park their boats near to the beach, after all. Tourists would be lucky if they can approach them and ask further information regarding fishing. For foreigners, they need the help of a local guide in order to be able to talk to those fishermen though.
What is next? The Indonesian locals often take advantage of Bahari Beach to spend the New Year’s Eve with friends or families. In fact, the management conducts an annual event there so both locals and tourists are able to welcome the New Year in a merrier manner. What about other times? Is it uncomfortable to visit the beach either in the morning or at noon? Well, the only benefit is that tourists won’t find many visitors at those times (which are suitable for those who look for a more peaceful nuance).
- Bahari Beach Park
- Ratih Swimming Pool
- Dea-Dea Island
- Bambu Runcing Park
How to Get There
From Polewali Mandar Regency, it only takes about 8 minutes to get to Bahari Beach. The distance is 3.6 km after all. What tourists need to do is to reach Wattang Village by taking RA. Kartini Street and use a nice vehicle to get to the location fast.
Where to Stay
- Graha Melati Hotel
- Ratih Hotel
- Lilianto Hotel