Top things to do

Beach in Banyuwangi

Pulau Tabuhan

A droplet of creamy white sand, topped with a tuft of scrub, this island jewel set offshore from Java, nearly halfway to Bali, is surrounded by a ring of turquoise shallows with a deep blue drop-off about 50m from s…
Cultural in Banyuwangi

Banyuwangyi Festival

The Banyuwangyi Festival is a two-month-long series of music, arts, culture and sporting events organised by the stellar tourist office, and held on weekends in August and September. The Jazz Festival is one such ev…
Seafood in Banyuwangi

Ikan Bakar Pesona

A classic Indonesian fish house where the tableclothes are sealed in plastic to easily wipe down the Makassar-style shrapnel after a serious feast. Famous for ten flavours of crab (get yours Padang style), it also d…
Temple in Banyuwangi

Kongco Tan Hu Cin Jin Chinese Temple

One of the few sights in Banyuwangi is the Kongco Tan Hu Cin Jin Chinese temple, built in 1784. It’s well worth a peek.
Museum in Banyuwangi

Blambangan Museum

This small museum is devoted to culture from the area with batik and traditional costumes, ceramics and curios.
Sports in Banyuwangi

Tabuhan Island Pro

The magnificent kite-surf contest is held on Tabuhan Island in late August.