Kuta beach is an icon for Bali tourism. But in south Sulawesi, Losari beach is the icon of Makassar city. It used to title as the beach with longest desk in Indonesia, probably the world. It happened because there are many food stalls were line up along the beach shore. But now, those eatery places had been relocated into nearby place, not far from Losari beach. This step was taken by the local government so the beach will stay comfortable and clean.
There’s uniqueness and specialty from losari beach, which is tourist who come to visit it, will be able to see sunrise and sunset. While waiting for it, they can try various fresh sea foods. Some sea food you can taste here are lobster, calamari, stingray fish, and with affordable price. Beside sea food, tourist can also try many Makassar traditional food, such as palu butung, pisang epek, konro soup, coto makasar, and many more. You can also use internet facility that available here while eating and waiting for the sunset.
Losari beach is located in the heart of Makasar city, South Sulawesi, precisely in Penghibur Street. The street is in the west side of Makasar city.
If you come from Soekarno-Hatta Makassar harbor, it just needs 15 minutes by personal/public transportation. But if you’re coming from Hasanuddin airport, it will take 45 minutes.
You don’t need to pay any ticket to enter Losari beach
Facility and Accommodation
There are many public transportation available here, such as pedicab, taxi, bus, and so on. Those means of transportations can be used to go around the beach. There are many hotels accommodation available here too from various classes, from guest house to starry hotel. Hospital, restaurants, café, food eatery, gold craft and souvenirs It are also available here. Some recommended hotels near Losari beach are Aryaduta Makassar Hotel and Makassar Golden Hotel.