Mirota Beach is one public beach in Batam that is well maintained. In spite of small in size or about 200 meters long, Mirota Beach has a clean white sandy beach and good facilities, such as water sport activities, a playground, and accommodation. This beach is most visited by local families to spend their weekends and holidays.
Many locals like to swim, to enjoy fresh air and clear sea water here. Tire buoys are available at a cost of Rp. 10,000 (medium size) and Rp. 30,000 (big size) per tire. Other water sport activities are also available at a cost: banana boat Rp. 25,000/person, canoe Rp. 50,000/hour (yellow canoe) and Rp. 100,000/hour (red canoe). Gazebo rental Rp. 75,000 (from 6am-6pm). Unfortunately, there is no warung or restaurant here. So it is suggested to bring own snack, food, and drinks from home or get them in Batam downtown.
Staying overnight on Mirota beach is also one good choice for you to take a rest and to get far away from the crowds in town. There are some wooden and modern beach resorts, with price starting from Rp. 350,000-Rp. 700,000 per night.
|Location||:||right after Barelang Bridge V, Sijantung Subdistrict, Galang Island|
|Operating hours||:||daily, 24 hours|
|Entrance fee||:||Rp. 5,000/person|
|Facilities||:||gazebos, toilets and washrooms, playground, beach resorts, parking area|
|How to get there||:||by private car (takes around 60 minutes from Nagoya). Mirota Beach's signboard is located around 200 meters from the bridge|
|Remarks||:||it will usually be crowded on weekends. Beach resort's reservation: Mr. Pram (villas management) on +62 853 29914455. Road condition and street lights from the main road to the beach are not in their best conditions, so it suggested to go to the beach during day time.|