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8 Tourist Attractions in Aceh Besar that You Must Visit

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The hashtags ‘not having a picnic’, or ‘a picnic so you don’t panic’, or ‘a picnic so you don’t get bored’, are trending topics on Instagram social media accounts right now. Picnic? Who wouldn’t? It’s just that sometimes we get confused, where are we going? due to lack of information about good destinations. So you need to think and see reviews of which tourism places are the most beautiful to visit. What more if you go there with someone special. Of course you don’t want to go to the usual places anyway, right?

For example, if you are in the Aceh Besar area. There are so many choices of good and beautiful tourist destinations. but among the selection of beauties, they have their own characteristics. one place to another, can not be compared. Because beauty is not something that can be measured. There is no such thing as a barometer of beauty and beauty. So every eye that looks at it will give a different assessment of this tourist spot in Aceh.

Tourist attractions here are not only beautiful and attractive. However, the tourist attractions here are some areas or locations that can at least provide good memories in the heart. What are these places? Here are some tourist attractions in Aceh Besar:

  1. Lhok Mee Beach

The location is in the Aceh Besar area, about 20 meters from the city of Banda Aceh. Right in the area of ​​PT Semen Andalas Indonesia. It is one of the must-visit tourist destinations. Why? You can see a very beautiful natural beauty there. With plants growing around the shoreline, then the waves lapping the white sand along the beach. How can you survive the enchanting beauty of the twilight? Burst of clouds and sky that displays colorful gradations. It is at this moment that you will realize that the creation of the Almighty is second to none. In fact, this beach became one of the most natural tourist attractions in Aceh, right before the big tsunami in 2004. There are many coconut trees that stand in a row on the beach. In addition there are also fir and aron trees. This tourist spot is often used as a temporary stopover by local people and tourists who want to continue their journey to the south west. They are always satisfied with what is on this beach.

  1. Babah Dua Beach

Babah Dua BeachStill in the Aceh Besar area, Babah Dua beach provides a different beauty from Lhok Mee beach. There you will see the color of the sea water which is truly exotic blue. It can’t be used to play water remotely. Because this beach is in its foundation.

But this paid off with a beautiful view. the waves crashing against the white sand on the shoreline. Who can offer the beauty of Babah Dua? Don’t delay your time to play here and enjoy the beauty in this babah dua that can relieve your fatigue after you visit this place.

  1. Lampuuk Beach

Lampuuk BeachBeing one of the beaches that can be used for anything. Why not, you can play in the sand there, play in shallow beach water, swim around the mouth of the beach, fish for the existing fish, surf in safe waves, or just sunbathe. This beach is a tourist attraction that is most often visited by people. Beautiful scenery, charming white sand. Unfortunately, after the 2004 tsunami, this beach is not as beautiful as it used to be. Its location near the shoreline, precisely at the tip of Sumatra Island, has caused severe coastal damage. Many coastal residents in this area became victims of the ferocity of the tsunami. This is because there are many villages in this coastal area who work as fishermen, or employees of the PT SAI cement factory and so on. Currently the government is working on improving the beach so that it can be beautiful again, although not as beautiful as before. Even here, it has been designated as a monument to the tragedy of the 2004 Tsunami.

  1. Ujong Batee Beach

Ujong Batee BeachThe location is around Masjid Raya sub-district, Aceh Besar district. It is about 17 kilometers from the city of Banda Aceh if you move to Malahayati Harbor. This beach provides a beautiful and soothing panorama. The color of the sea is fresh blue and white sand is around the shoreline. When compared to other beaches, this beach is quieter because it is a place that is rarely visited by visitors.

On the right side of this beach there is Pulau Weh which is in the open sea at the entrance to the Strait of Malacca. While on the left side there is the island of Aceh in the Indian Ocean. Unfortunately, this beach has also been damaged since the 2004 tsunami.

  1. Suhom . waterfall

Suhom . waterfallIn addition to the beach, the Aceh Besar area also offers several other tourist attractions that are no less interesting. For example like a waterfall. One of them is Suhom waterfall. The natural panorama is still beautiful and completely natural. Even if you travel from Banda Aceh to the location, your eyes can’t stop amazed. How amazing is the view of the beach where the sound of the waves soothes the heart. Then there are also mountain ranges that stand tall and strong. Don’t worry about not being able to get what is beautiful in this area and is a suitable tourist spot for young people. Because there are many tour guides who are ready to accompany you daily. other than that, you can also be satisfied to eat durian around there, because many durian trees grow there. This place is also commonly used for camping events. Not only used as a tourist spot that offers a million beauties. But this waterfall is also used by local residents. Micro hydro power has been developed which is right next to the waterfall. Then the electricity around the village of Kreung Kala village can be turned on.

  1. Kuta Malacca Waterfall

Kuta Malacca WaterfallIt is named the Kuta Malacca waterfall because this waterfall is actually located in the Kuta Malaka area, Samahani district, Aceh Besar district, Nanggro Aceh Darussalam. If one is in downtown Banda Aceh, it will take about 30 kilometers. The characteristics of this waterfall are terraced levels, about 600 meters above sea level more or less.

The water is quite swift, but the water is not too clear. According to local people, this waterfall has a level of up to 8. But there are also those who say that the level is up to 20. I don’t know which one is true. Are you interested in counting to the highest level?

  1. Peukan Biluy Waterfall

Peukan Biluy WaterfallJust like the Kuta Malacca waterfall, the name of the Peukan Biluy waterfall is adjusted to the location of this waterfall in Biluy village. It is located in Aceh Besar District, Darul Kamal District, Aceh Besar District, Nanggro Aceh Darussalam. One tip for those of you who intend to go to this area. Prepare enough energy, you can bring lunch to accompany you. Because if you intend to see this waterfall directly, you have to climb quite a lot of stairs. About 172 pieces with a slope of about 45 degrees. This is equivalent to what you will get later. The beauty of the panorama is beautiful and stunning. Fresh flowing water, attractive natural scenery, waterfalls that are able to display freshness. You will not forget this natural beauty. Even this place is still a place of recreation chosen by local residents around there. Unfortunately, since the 2004 tsunami, the damage to this tourist attraction has been quite severe. The government has also made efforts to repair the damage, so that this place can again offer its other beauty.

  1. Pocut Meurah Intan Forest Park

Pocut Meurah Intan Forest ParkIn addition to beaches and waterfalls, you can travel to other places that are no less interesting. One of them is the Pocut Meurah Intan forest park. In 1990, the Regional Government of Aceh Special Region issued a decision to make this area a Tahura or Grand Forest Park. Previously, it was known as the Seulawah Agam area.

With an area of ​​25,000 hectares, only 10,000 hectares were taken which were able to represent the natural wealth of flora and fauna of Indonesia. This area is dominated by mountain forest vegetation and pine merkusii (Pinus mercusii), acacia (Acasia auriculiformis) which has an area of ​​250 hectares. , Imperata grasslands which cover an area of ​​5,000 hectares, and the rest is young forest.

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