Paradise for surfers
Plengkung or known by foreign tourists under the name G-Land is a paradise for surfers professionals from within the country or abroad. The letter G comes from the Grajagan, the name of a bay that has big waves. G-Land is surrounded by tropical rainforest pristine. May to October are the best months for surfing. G-Land offers surf sports most favored by surfers and is recommended only for professional surfers because the waves can reach 5 meters.
“G-Land, The Seven Giant Waves Wonder” nickname was given by foreign surfers to the waves on the beach Plengkung which is located in the National Park Alas Purwo (TNAP), Banyuwangi, East Java. G has three different connotations: Green, because of its location on the edge of the forest, Grajagan, name of the nearest point before crossing the road in the forest or the Great as one of the best waves in the world. Whatever it means, that’s the nickname for a local name called Plengkung.
Waves at Plengkung is one of the best in the world. Waves as high as 4-6 meters along the 2 km in the formation of seven waves tiered “go to left” fit ridden by surfers left-handed. Besides Plengkung for surfers prof, there is also Batu Lawang beach to learn. The waves here called “twenty-twenty” which means twenty minute paddle For ketengah and twenty minute catwalk enjoying the waves.