Pesisir Selatan is a regency in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located in the southern part of the province, and it is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the south. The regency has a total area of 5,749.89 square kilometers and is inhabited by over 413,000 people. The capital of the regency is Painan.
Pesisir Selatan is a popular tourist destination, and it is home to a number of interesting attractions. These include:
This beach is located in the village of Carocok Painan, and it is one of the most popular beaches in Pesisir Selatan. The beach is known for its white sand, clear waters, and coconut trees.
This island is located off the coast of Painan, and it is a popular spot for swimming, snorkeling, and diving. The island is also home to a number of resorts and hotels.
This island is located off the coast of Painan, and it is a popular spot for bird watching. The island is home to a number of different bird species, including the white-bellied sea eagle and the brown-winged kingfisher.
This waterfall is located in the village of Timbulun, and it is a popular spot for hiking and swimming. The waterfall consists of five levels, and it is surrounded by lush rainforest.
The Root Bridge (Jembatan Akar):
This bridge is uniquely made from interwoven roots of banyan trees with a length of 25 meters and 1.5 wide. This bridge was built in 1916 to connect two villages which were separated by river. Currently, tourists can test their adrenaline by rafting down the river.