Jakarta Weekend Escape: Anyer
Jakarta might be glamorous and fast-paced. Sometimes, it can also be tiring for its citizen to stay in this city for a long time. If you’re looking for a getaway from the hecticness of Jakarta, you can head out to the province of Banten. With 2 hours long drive from the toll road, you can reach the area of Anyer. Anyer is a beach area inside Banten. We can see that the beaches in Anyer are located facing the west, so from the beach, you can see a good panoramic view of Mount Rakata or the child of Mount Krakatau that exploded in 1833.
The beaches in the area of Anyer might be different compared to beaches in Jakarta. In Anyer, you’ll find beaches with white and soft sand that might be ticklish when you step on it. There are 2 destinations that you can look at in the area of Anyer, so you can consider where you’ll take the exit of the Toll road for shorter journey time. If you want to look at the Carita, you can take the exit at Serang Timur. But if you want to look for the Anyer beaches, you can take the exit at Cilegon Barat.
A lot of people went to Anyer for a ‘staycation’, a type of vacation where you just stay in your hotel or villa for the entire part of your holiday. Because of that reason, we want to give you several options that you can choose from.
Marbella might be the most famous hotel in the entire area of Anyer. This is not surprising because the Marbella Hotel is also one of the oldest hotels in the area of Anyer. Marbella Hotel is build in 1994, and just from the building, we knew that this is a hotel that is so popular back then. Marbella Hotel is a 4 stars hotel and it is also famous because a lot of Indonesian short movies or movies also use this location. This place is indeed a resort-like hotel because of how humongous the area of the Marbella hotel is. There are 4 towers in this hotel, Nakula tower, Sadewa tower, and Yudhistira tower. There are also several types of rooms that you can choose from, the deluxe room, executive suite, master suite, presidential suite, and studio room.
Aston Anyer Beach Hotel
If you want to look for another hotel that is more modern for you, well we also have an option for you. We would like to recommend you the Aston Anyer Beach Hotel. The building might be simple, but this place is actually can complete your necessities for your vacation. If you want to book a room here, you can pick out one out of 100 hotels that are located in Aston Anyer Beach Hotel here. Aston Anyer Beach Hotel also serves three types of room. The first one is the smallest with the cheapest price or the Superior type. The second one is the Deluxe type, with this type of room, it might be not too spacious, but it’s a big deal because this room offers an ocean view that can be your buddy in the morning or when the sunset down. The last room is the suite type, well you can expect this to be the largest in the other room, you can expect a sofa and a living room inside the suite type. There is also 2 kind of pools that Aston Anyer Beach Hotel offers for their guest, the one for the adults and the other one is for the kids. From this hotel, you can just immediately go to the beach because the backside of the hotel is the beach itself.
While you’re exploring the area of Anyer, it might make your stomach scream out. Well of course in this guide, we also provide several places that you can try out
Rumah Makan Flamboyan
If you want to look for a place with a specialty dish, Rumah Makan Flamboyan is for sure one of them. Rumah Makan Flamboyan is located in the kilometers 130. The specialty dish that this place offer is fish soup. When you taste the fish soup, you might be struck by the fresh taste that is not easy to be found anywhere. Another dish that you can try out in this place is bakwan goreng, ayam goreng, and also fried fish.
Pondok Lesehan BM
Because Anyer is located in the province of Banten, you might want to try out a restaurant with lesehan style, where you can sit down in a certain type of floor instead of sitting down on the chair. One of our recommendations that you can try out is the Pondok Lesehan BM. There are several dishes that you can try out in this place, from main dishes such as the sweet and sour squid until small snacks.
In this guide, we also want to provide you with several things that you can look for or do while you’re exploring Anyer. Down below we have listed several things that might be interesting to try it out
Karang Bolong Beach
One of the most famous beach in Anyer might be the Karang Bolong Beach. If you want to visit this place, you can pay for a cheap amount of money, you just need Rp5.000,00 or Rp250.000,00 if you’re going with a group on a bus. From this place, you can look out for several things such as looking at the coral that is scattered on this beach and also checks out the Karang Bolong Cave.
Marina Beach might be the most famous beach in the area of Anyer. If you want to visit this place, you can pay Rp15.000,00/person. One of the things that made M Beach famous is because the selection of watersports that you can try out in this place.
Now, you already know several recommendations for your holiday in Anyer. We hope this article will help you to enjoy your vacation and don’t forget to prepare everything before explore Anyer. Have fun and don’t forget to check out more recommendations on our blog, a lot of choices start from restaurants, pubs, and others.