Pink Beach or Tangsi Beach got the name from the color of the beach sand. The sand has pink color, making it distinguish than any other beaches. Most beaches usually have white or black color sand. Tangsi is one of the most interesting tourist destinations in Lombok. Apart from its pink color sand, the beach has attractive panorama that make everyone want to stay longer in the beach when they visit it. The beach is actually beautiful, however, the location is too remote and the infrastructure is inadequate. The government should pay attention for the development of the beach. Developing infrastructure will attract more tourists to visit the beach. Then, the regional revenue will increase.
Tangsi Beach is situated in Jerowaru District, East Lombok Regency, Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara. You will need about two and a half an hour driving from Mataram. As previously mentioned, the infrastructure around the beach is inadequate. It is quite difficult for a car to reach the beach. Many part of the roads are damaged. However, once you have arrived at the beach, you’ll be amazed by the beauty of the beach. Especially, the pink color makes the beach look stunning. The pink color of the beach was said to derive from the fractions of coral reefs, named Homtrema rubrum, which mixed with white sand of the beach.
When you come to Pink Beach, you can do many activities, especially water activities. Water activities in the beach are fun and exciting, like snorkeling, fishing, diving or surfing. Snorkeling will allow you to learn more about the underwater life of the beach. You must bring your own equipment if you want to do this activity. No rental activity is found in the beach. You can also swim in the edge of the beach. The clear and clean water is safe for you to swim at any time. Another challenging activity you can do in the beach is water sports, like sea kayak. Sea kayak will be fun, and you will have a challenging experience when you choose this activity.