Utama Raya One Stop Resting Point in Situbondo East Java – Are you excited to have an overland trip from Java Island to Bali Island when you are in Indonesia? If you are an adventurer and plan to have a trip to Indonesia, you might be interested to do overland trip from Java to Bali.
If you are landed Surabaya International Airport, first you should go to Mount Bromo to witness the beautiful sunrise and enjoy the savanna and desert. On the way back to Probolinggo you can stop by at Madakaripura Waterfall. Other stunning point is B29 hill at Lumajang which is about 1.5 hours from Probolinggo.
From B29 hill, you can see Mount Bromo from the other side. The top of B29 hill is the highest point with an altitude of 2,900 meters above sea level. When you stand on this hill, you will see the sea of sand between Mount Bromo and Cemoro Lawang Village. Besides, I bet you will enjoy the amazing view of the clouds.
Unfortunately, the road to reach this hilltop is not easy and a little bit dangerous. Some visitors will do hiking for about 2-3 hours to complete 1.5 miles distance. Other way is by motorcycle taxi but it is not recommended on rainy season due to very slippery and dangerous road.
So, we are back to our topic : overland trip from Java Island to Bali island. If you drive from Surabaya then Probolinggo to go to Bali, you will pass a small city called Situbondo. The tourism spots in Situbondo are also interesting such as Baluran National Park – the Africa of Indonesia and Bama BeachYou might need a little break after 3 – 3.5 hours drive from Probolinggo.
If you do, I suggest you to stop at a rest area called Utama Raya. Its location close to the Steam-power Electric Generator Paiton. You will easily notice this place since the building is really eye-catching. In Utama Raya complex Situbondo, you will find a gas station, restaurant, coffee shop, mushola (prayer room), hot and cold shower cabin, hotel and beach villa. Wow, such a thoroughgoing complex isn’t it?
You might arrive Situbondo in the evening and plan to stop by at Baluran National Park; a room at Utama Raya One Stop Resting Point in Situbondo East Java could be one of the best option. In the morning before continue the journey, you could enjoy the sunrise at Utama Raya Beach. Canning or get on banana boat could be an option to stay longer at this property.
Beware that the room rate on weekends is different with the weekdays’ rate. The available room type at Utama Raya Rest Point are Deluxe Room, Cottage with 1, 2, 3 or 4 rooms and 2 or 5 bedroom Villa.
For those who only need a little break for coffee or meals, this rest area is the best along the road to Bali. Furthermore, you could freshen yourself by taking shower at its public toilet & shower area. This service will cost you some money. You should bring your own towel and toiletries.
Prayer rooms for Muslims are distinguished for men and women. The management of Utama Raya also arrange a regular Friday Praying at their premises. All male visitors could join this praying.
I could say that Utama Raya One Stop Resting Point in Situbondo East Java is the best place to rest or stay overnight after long drive to or from Bali to Java. Even for those who visited Mount Ijen to see its blue fire.
Krajan, Situbondo, East Java
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