Meat Beach is one of the lake areas that have clear water in the village of Meat, Toba Samosir. The livelihood of the inhabitants is farming, fishing, and weaving Ulos. It is about 30 minutes from Silangit International Airport. To see it on the map, click here.
Unlike other beaches, Meat Beach is a lake part surrounded by a vast expanse of rice fields and famous for diving. The beach is perfect for you who like to swim and dive because the water is clear, deep enough, and full of fish. There are several locations near the beach often used for camping grounds, too. There are also some food stalls that offer goldfish and fresh carp cooked in various types of Batak cuisines such as Arsik.
The original village scenery with a stretch of green rice fields and towering hills will make you excited to spend a vacation on this beach.
What to Expect
The area can get cold and windy especially on the camping grounds. You need to bring a jacket with you. Entrance fee to the beach is Rp 10,000 ($0.80) per adult.
There is no public transportation to Meat Beach. If you have arrived at Balige or Silangit International Airport, then hire a motorist (motorcycle taxi) to the beach. If you plan to come in group, book rental cars to pick you up at the airport.