15 October 2009
Pelabuhan Ratu is a coastal resort in the southern Indian Ocean in West Java. Its location is situated approximately 60 km to the south of the city of Sukabumi.
This beach is known to have a very strong waves and therefore dangerous for swimmers beach. The topography of the combination of a steep beach and sloping, steep cliffs, surf waves, and forest nature reserve.
Because this place has their own appeal, President retreat founded in 1960 in Tenjo official. In addition, the initiative also Sukarno founded Ocean Beach Hotel, one of the first luxury hotel built in Indonesia at the same time with the Hotel Indonesia, Bali Beach Hotel, and Convenience Stores "Sarinah", all of which use the funds from the Japanese booty .
Community, especially the south coast of Pelabuhan ratu believe that the southern sea ruler Ratu Kidul. It is said that she was a beautiful queen like an angel. In the South Sea - another name from the Indian Ocean - the southern island of Java, he enthroned in a kingdom of great spirits and beautiful.
In the month of April are usually the people around Pelabuhan ratu hold ritual ceremonies Fisherman's Day. Fishermen's Day is meant as a celebration of sustenance they have earned from the sea and to be kept away from disaster. Usually, the ceremony is provided offerings of buffalo head that would thrown into the sea