Batu Penyu, it is located on the Sungkun Beach in Southern East Lombok. The small Island in the middle of the sea which is shaped like the turtle, that is why the island calls Batu Penyu or in English Turtle Stone. The wave here is coming quite big, so it is not good to have a swim here or snorkeling.
How to get to Batu Penyu?
You can reach Batu Penyu by car or motorbike, if you are in Mataram or Senggigi, it takes about 2 to 2 1/2 hours drive. The road is good from Mataram or Senggigi until Jero Waru (pavement) about 25 km from Jero Waru the road is not good enough. Not so many people have their holiday here as this beach is far enough and still not popular yet. You need to go with many people if you want to visit this place.
Just before Batu Penyu Beach turn on the right, there is another beautiful beach called Pantai Surga. The beach is also a beauty with a white sandy beach.
What to do in Batu Penyu?
Not so much thing to do here, just relax, having a beautiful seascape and waiting for the sunset. On the other side of the beach, you can a walk to the hill on your left. You can have pictures here. Just be careful due to the safety reason is not really safe for the selfie as it is danger cliff. The best you can do here is doing some landscape photography when the sunset is coming.
Accommodation and Restaurants
There is no restaurants and accommodations here at the moment or even Warung. So if you want to visit this place, you need to prepare your own stuff such as lunch, snacks, etc.
There is no population also living here and it is quite far away from the village, it is maybe 2 km from the beach.