Top things to do in Pangandaran

Top Choice Seafood in Pangandaran

Pasar Ikan

Pangandaran’s terrific fish market consists of more than a dozen large, open-sided restaurants just off the east beach. Karya Bahari is considered the best – which is why it's so crowded – but all operate on exactly…
Top Choice Bar in Pangandaran

Bamboo Beach Café

This old favourite has recently upped sticks and moved further along the beach (alongside a number of other warung), but the beach-bum vibe and sunset sea views are just as good as before and it remains the perfect …
Top Choice Indonesian in Pangandaran

Green Garden Cafe

A tiny, unassuming place with just three or four tables (and little evidence of a garden), but with a welcoming atmosphere and great local dishes, this is one of the best eateries in town. Need convincing? Try the d…
National Park in Pangandaran

Pangandaran National Park

The Pangandaran National Park, which takes up the entire southern end of Pangandaran, is a wild expanse of dense forest. Within its boundaries live porcupines, kijang (barking deer), hornbills, monitor lizards and v…
Pizza in Pangandaran

Brillo Pizza

Pangandaran might have lots of fabulous seafood, but sometimes you just need something, well, less healthy… And this fun pizzeria a few kilometres out of town to the west fulfills such moments. Thin-based, wood-fire…
Indonesian in Pangandaran

Chez Mama Cilacap

One of the oldest restaurants in Pangandaran, the French-Indonesian run Mama Cilacap has a large, airy thatched dining room and twirling ceiling fans. It offers a huge range of Indonesian specialities, but it's most…
International in Pangandaran

Relax Restaurant

A dependable, slightly formal Swiss-owned restaurant with a restrained atmosphere thanks to the starched tablecloths and attentive service. The menu covers both Western and Indonesian fare; portions are generous. It…
Indonesian in Pangandaran

Rumah Makan Christi

This clean, orderly rumah makan (restaurant), with a large interior and bench seating outside, is a good bet for local food. It fries, grills and stews tofu, chicken and fish, and offers a range of vegetarian dishes…
Books in Pangandaran

MM Books

Sells a wide range of second-hand Western titles from a roadside shop stacked floor to ceiling with English, Dutch, French, German and Spanish titles (and probably a few other languages!). The proprietor, Mas Rudin,…