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Segara Anakan blue lagoon is bordered by rocks and a white sandy beach. It takes a 1,5 hike to reach the lagoon. The fishermen village offers the biggest fish auction in East Java, while the colorful boats are coming and going.

The blue lagoon Segara Anakan at Sempu island - south of Malang Fish market at Sendang Biru - south of Malang city Fishermen carry one big fish - Sendang Biru village in East Java

Sempu island and Sendang Biru village are two traditional destinations, still unspoiled by tourism. You will find Java as it is today. Colorful, friendly, interesting and beautiful. Meet authentic Java.

You can start in Malang or Surabaya. If you start in Surabaya, your drive to Sendang Biru village will take about 3 hours longer compared to starting in Malang. From Malang it takes about 2.5 hours.


Day 1; symbol. Visit Sendang Biru village on your first day of a 2 days trip to the south of Malang city - East JavaSendang Biru fishermen village -  beaches on the south coast

You will be picked up at your hotel or at the airport as early as possible, but it should be a convenient time for your. In about 2.5 hours you will reach Sendang Biru village. The last stretch will be a winding road through village land and forest.
At Sendang Biru village you first will visit the colorful and almost always busy fish market. Colorful boats of all sizes come and go during the day. Fish is sold all day long.
Hereafter you can either do a village tour of about 2 to 3 hours to see local daily activities and to meet the fishermen's families. Or, visit one or more of the infamous but amazing beaches. To name a few: Goa Cina beach, Batu Bengkung beach, Batu Majul beach, Watu Leter beach, Rowo Indah beach, Balekembang beach with its temple on a rock in the sea, and Sendiki beach.

When the sun is about to set, we escort you to your homestay in Sendang Biru.


Symbol day 2 - hiking to Segara Anakan lagoon at Sempu island - East JavaSempu island and Segara Anakan blue lagoon

After breakfast it is a 10 minutes boat ride to Sempu island. Then you hike in about 1.5 hours to Segara Anakan blue lagoon. Relax, do some photo hunting, walk around the lagoon, swim in the clear water... As a ranger comes along - obligatory - you could also do some exploration on the island.
Before it gets dark, you will have to leave the island. A fish barbecue is prepared before heading back to Malang.



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