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Karang Hawu Coast was located in the Cisolok Sub District, Sukabumi
District, West Java Province, Indonesia. Karang Hawu Coast was one of
the coasts that was famous enough in Sukabumi, West Java. The Coral and
Rocks that projected to sea were the typical characteristics of the
nature panorama in this coast. Acknowledged as Karang Hawu Coast
because in the area of this coast was gotten a coral that projected to
sea and were hollow in several a part that formed like Tungku /
fireplace (Tungku was in the Sundanese language mentioned Hawu).
It seems, some rocks that was the Nyai Roro Kidul place (the
daughter of Prabu Siliwangi) plunged herself into the sea because
frustration with her suffer illness. After plunging herself, finally
the illness was recovered, but the consequences is daughter must live
in sea and could not return to the earth again. The daughter so that
afterwards was acknowledged as Nyai Roro Kidul, the ruler of south sea.
Karang Hawu Coast had the beautiful nature panorama, the air was
cool, and the sand carpet that was wide and soft. In this place, the
visitor could carry out the activity like surfing, swam, and fished.
Moreover, the visitor could also run, the relaxed road, and sat relaxed
on soft sand while taking a walk in the fresh air that was cool and saw
rocks and coral that appeared amazing.
It seems, coral that projected to the sea was the Nyai Roro Kidul
throne, the ruler of South Sea. In several basins of the coral stone
was gotten the pool of clear water. Many of the tourists who made use
of the water to bathe or wash his face because that was believed in
could carry the blessing. Moreover not few deliberate tourists put this
water in the bottle to be brought came home.
Was not far from the coastal lip also gotten two beautiful mountains
that are Winarum Mountains and Rahayu’s Mountains. To head the peak of
the mountains, the tourist must walk through the footpath. While the
tourist climb could also enjoy the beauty of the atmosphere of the
coast from the height.
In the Peak of Winarum Mountains, was gotten the grave that
respectful that is the grave of Syeh Hasan Ali, a big and quite famous
Muslim Scholar in the Sukabumi area. In ancient in this hill also had
been made the place of the meeting 40 big Muslim Scholars in arranging
the spreading strategy of the Islam religion in the South Sukabumi
area. Moreover, also gotten a house that was believed as the place of
the ruler’s stopover of South Sea (Nyai Roro Kidul) along with Dayang
(the servant). Afterwards in the peak of Rahayu’s Mountains was gotten
the grave of a leading figure of the disseminator of the Islam religion
that was named Raden Dikudratullah and Raden Cengkal, both of them were
the descendants from Sunan Gunung Jati.
To head the coastal tourist attraction of Karang Hawu Sukabumi was
easy enough because of could be covered from various cities around it
by using the personal vehicle (the car) and the public’s transport like
the bus and the taxi. If the visitor used means of the public’s
transport (the bus), then the trip could in beginning with the
Pelabuhan Ratu Terminal. The trip from the Pelabuhan Ratu Terminal
arrived at the location approximately was needed by time 20 minutes,
because of the terminal clearance with the location only around 14 km.
In the area of the Karang Hawu Coast was gotten by facilities like
the hotel, mini market, the stall ate, the telecommunications stall,
the prayer room, the area parked that was wide, the place of rental of
equipment surfing, as well as the souvenir kiosk, the fruit, et cetera.