The northern part of Bali has amazing natural beauty. Not only the beauty of waterfalls, forests, and lakes. The phenomenon of dolphins who often stop at Lovina Beach also cannot be missed. Besides being able to mingle with these marine mammals, in Sumberkima Village, Gerokgak District, Buleleng Regency lay white sand in the middle of the Bali Sea. This tourist spot is relatively new and is managed by the local community. What makes Gili Putih Sumberkima interesting to visit?
Gili Putih Sumberkima is the land in the middle of the ocean. You can access this tourist spot by riding a fishing boat. Around this location, there’s a fishing village, so you’ll find a lot of djoekoengs that can take tourists to Gili Putih Sumberkima. You will see a wooden box owned by local fishermen for cultivation as the boat slowly moves away from the land. Now, when the water recedes, you can walk from Penggambetan Beach to Giri Putih Sumberkima.
The floating boat can be rented at a rate of IDR 350,000.00 to IDR 400,000.00 with a number of passengers of 5 people. That means that each person will be charged around IDR 70,000.00. Plus, visitors are not charged when entering this tourist area.
To get to the white sand island, Gili Putih Sumberkima takes about 10 minutes by boat. But during low tide, you can walk while enjoying the marine life. This beach is most visited after midday, which is around 14.00 to 17.00 Wita. Since it’s only a small land, you should adjust to other visitors when you want to take photos.
This white sand-shaped land is uninhabited, you know because the area is only about 600 square meters. Interestingly, the size of the Gili Putih Sumberkima is changing. Sometimes the land becomes very wide, but often narrow and shaped like a conch house. And since it’s located in the middle of the sea, the facilities at this tourist spot aren’t much. There are only a few coconut trees and protective trees that have not been planted. About two gazebos stand there, which can be the place for you to rest when the sun is very hot.
There are also swings made of wood. Above it, there is a place marker, Gili Putih Sumberkima. Many tourists come for various reasons. For example, to refresh the mind and take photos. You can travel to Gili Putih Sumberkima with various destinations. But remember, keep your environment clean!