Located at Pangke, Meral, Tanjung Balai Karimun, Kepulauan Riau province, Pelawan Beach is the right place for you to find inspiration and peace. This beach has white sands, big rocks, and mangrove forests in its surrounding areas. It has a special enchantment for visitors.
Its beautiful beach and blue water make it the pride of those living
in Tanjung Balai Karimun. It is also a favorite place for weekend and
new-year celebrations. The nature of Pelawan Beach is still
well-maintained as you could see from its clean sand.
It is easiest to reach this beach by airplane. Hang Nadim international airport in Batam city, Kepulauan Riau is its entry point. From Batam, it takes about 45 minutes by ship from Batam port to Tanjung Balai Karimun.
No public transportation is available to this beach so you have to use your private car or a motor taxi. Alternatively, you could rent a car for Rp 350.000 to Rp 500.000 per day or some 30 – 49 US Dollars.
Pelawan Beach is extensive and has many large rock formations. Huts are available near the beach where you could enjoy its scenery while eating and drinking
Visitors can enjoy the beaches beauty and nature. In addition to swimming, there are ample facilities for you to enjoy and explore the beauty of Pelawan Beach.
If you wish to stay overnight, you could stay in the hotels on Nusantara, Teuku Umar, Pertambangan, or Setiabudi streets.
You can eat and drink in restaurants near the beach featuring seafood menus.
Several shops sell various kinds of souvenirs such as ship replics and shell ornaments.
If you visit Pelawan Beach in the day, you could sit in a gazebo to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Quoted from : http://www.indonesia.travel/en/destination/127/pelawan-beach