What’s Special on Bulbul Beach?

Bulbul Beach is a typical white sand beach located on the south shore of Lake Toba, a 30-minute ride from the town of Balige. To see it on the map, click here.

What’s Special

This beach is the only white sand beach in Balige area. The beach offers the views of Lake Toba rich in hills and trees as well as water sports such as banana boats, doughnut vessels, water bicycles, and canoes. You can also order boats to cruise the lake from the area. There are also small parks, swings, beach volleyball courts, and buildings jutted into the lake for selfie lovers. In the afternoon, enjoy the coconut water while seeing the rosy sunset.

What to Expect

If you bring children, you need not be afraid to let them play on the beach because the water depth is limited to their waist. There is no entrance fee, but parking costs Rp 2,000 ($0.30) for a motorbike and Rp 5,000 ($0.40) for a car. Accommodation facilities from hotels, restaurants to souvenir shops are available near the beach.

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