Ketapang Indah Hotel offers luxury beach resort and hospitality in East Java, with a view toward Bali Strait and close distance to Ijen Crater's blue fire. The resort is perfect for family holidays, honeymoons, even fun trips with friends. The combination of tropical atmosphere and contemporary amenities makes this resort an ideal accommodation.
Ketapang Indah Hotel consists of individual cottages and guest rooms in tropical-style buildings. The property is surrounded by palm trees and tropical gardens. The property is located next to the beach, giving you a spectacular sunset view. Guests can enjoy the warm sun while swimming or lounging in the property. The private atmosphere and beautiful view makes this hotel a perfect place for relaxation.
The 3-star hotel offers modern facilities among the Javanese-style buildings. Guests will feel as if entering traditional houses in a rural area, but with contemporary amenities. The interior possesses Javanese influences, including the batik-patterned pillows, gazebos, wooden structures, and high ceilings. Ketapang Indah is also a popular rest area before travellers departing to Mount Ijen, an active volcano with an acidic lake in its crater.
Ketapang Indah Hotel is located in Klatak area, Kalipuro District, Banyuwangi. The closest airport is Blimbingsari Airport, which is 25km away or about 75 minutes of driving. The hotel is just 10 minutes of driving away from Ketapang Port, 15 minutes from Banyuwangibaru Train Station, and 30 minutes from Gilimanuk Harbour. The short distance to the harbour makes this hotel a great stop for travellers that will continue their trips to Bali by sea.
The hotel has a strategic location for travellers who want to enjoy the best of Banyuwangi. Guests cannot skip the beach while visiting Banyuwangi. You can drive for 40 minutes to see Watu Dodol, a large rock formation near the beach that has become Banyuwangi’s travel icon. You can reach the city centre by driving for 45 minutes, where you can find restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping places.
The most iconic destination from Ketapang Indah Hotel is Mount Ijen. This volcano has a “blue fire”, a natural phenomenon that emerged from the reaction between natural heat, oxygen, and sulfuric gas. The fire appears between 02:00am to 04:00am, and travellers can camp near the blue fire location to witness it while waiting for the sunset (not recommended during the rainy season since the rocks can become slippery).
Travellers should also visit Alas Purwo National Park, a conservation area 12km away from the hotel. This place is a habitat for the endangered Javanese bulls and wild deer. Plengkung Beach is a part of this national park, and surfers can tackle the waves in a surfing spot called G-Land. This surfing spot is famous for barreling waves, which are still surf-worthy even during the smallest wave days. Experienced surfers can visit between April and October to get the biggest waves.
Casual beach lovers should not skip Ngagelan Beach. Located in Tegaldlimo, about 16km away from the hotel, this beach is also a sea turtle conservation facility. The facility is run under the same management of Alas Purwo National Park, with penyu lekang (grey sea turtle) as its most notable species. You can stay till night to witness the release of baby sea turtles into the sea.
Despite being a 3-star accommodation, Ketapang Indah Hotel offers 145 posh rooms with modern amenities. Guests can enjoy spacious Standard, Superior, and Deluxe rooms, which boast large beds, sofas, garden views, air conditioners, electric kettles, flat-screen TVs, and bathrooms with showers. Each room has a modern minimalist design with batik patterns. You can choose for ocean or garden views in Deluxe Rooms.
Travelling families or groups can try the spacious Junior Suite rooms with seating areas with sofas and ottomans. Each room opens to a balcony or terrace with a beautiful garden view, providing extra comfort to anyone who needs additional space when staying in a hotel.
Finally, Ketapang Indah Hotel offers more privacy with Deluxe Garden rooms. They are located in separate cottages, surrounded by palm trees and tropical gardens, and themed to traditional exterior designs with modern interiors. Choose between one King-size bed and two single beds for your comfort, along with all the basic amenities, including smart shower boxes.
Guests can enjoy their time swimming in the outdoor pools, with a separate smaller pool for kids. The large pool faces the ocean and palm trees, surrounded by lounging chairs. A nearby bar serves various beverages and snacks in a traditional gazebo structure, while Wahoo Restaurant serves various international and Indonesian menus for lunch and dinner. Buffet breakfast and kid’s menu are available.
Tired after exploring the beauty of Banyuwangi? Refresh your body and mind at Omah Spa. Here, guests can enjoy various treatments and traditional massages, using local beauty products. The treatment options range from 30-minute upper body massages to 2-hour complete treatments. Omah Spa provides treatments for individuals, couples, and families.
Other facilities in the hotel include 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, laundry service, safe box at the front desk, and a meeting room. Business travellers can use one of the three meeting rooms, complete with audiovisual facilities. Blambangan Ballroom accommodates a maximum of 500 people, perfect for seminars and training sessions, as well as indoor and outdoor wedding venues.
Ketapang Indah Hotel offers fun activity packages for everyone. Yoga class is available for at least five people, with free tea and discount opportunities for the restaurant. Cooking class is available for kids and adults, with assistance and guidance by the hotel chefs. In this class, kids and adults can learn how to cook Indonesian foods, with free lunch and refreshments in the package.
Banyuwangi Regency is a rich travel destination, full of natural, cultural, and culinary wonders. Visiting this regency will give you unforgettable experiences, especially catching the eternal blue fire that has become the icon of this area. Make your trip more memorable and stay at Ketapang Indah Hotel, a beautiful blend of tradition and modernity in a beachside property.