Sebatik Island has a famous tourist attraction that can bring many visitors, both local and foreign visitors. This tourist attraction is called Batu Lamampu Beach. This beach is the icon of Sebatik Island. Batu Lamampu Beach is located in Sebatik District, Nunukan Regency, North Kalimantan Province.
At Batu Lamampu Beach, you will be presented with a stunning view of Ambalat. Ambalat is the border between Indonesia and Malaysia. You can easily enjoy its charm in Ambalat because it is located not far from Batu Lamampu Beach, to be precise facing a stunning coastline.
The term Batu Lamampu comes from the Tidung language which means raised stones arranged toward the sea. According to the local community, this stone always comes to the surface of the water and never sinks even though the sea water is high.
On Batu Lamampu Beach, there are sacred stones that are often used as a stopover by visitors. This sacred stone is a pile of rocks in a banyan tree.
Local people believe that by tying a rope to a tree and mentioning the name of the person who wants to be a life companion, the intention will be granted. Jomblowan and jomblowati please visit this beach, who knows that you will come home from the beach and meet your soul mate haha.
Batu Lamampu Beach has a very charming sea view. The white sand, piles of corals, and piles of rocks leading to the open sea will fill your eyes.
This beach can also be used for camping, holding events, raising the 1000 meter long flag, and many other interesting activities.
There are several activities that you can do at Pantak Batu Lamampu, from grilling fish, swimming, or just having fun with the view.
Access to be able to travel to Batu Lamampu Beach is quite easy. You have to cross the sea to get to Mantikas Jetty in West Sebatik District by boat or ferry.
If using a boat, you will take the Jepun River Harbor route to Binalwan Harbor. Meanwhile, if you use a ferry, you will take the route from Sungai Jepun Harbor to Liang Bunyu Ferry Terminal.
Tourists from Malaysia can go through Tawau Port in Malaysia to Sungai Nyamuk Port.