Relaxing Bolihutuo Beach at Gorontalo

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During your visit to Gorontalo, in the north of Sulawesi, take time to slide westward toward one of its natural, picturesque beaches with its beautiful view and relaxing atmosphere. This beach is Pantai Bolihutuo, which is located in the Boalemo District about 120 km from Gorontalo City.facing the Bay of Tomini.

Also known as Pantai Boalemo Indah, or Beautiful Boalemo Beach, the coast is famous among local and international tourists for its natural beauty. This beach offers fascinating and charming scenery with views of white sandy shores, lined with giant pine and palm trees. It is one of the main tourist attractions in the Boalemo District.

On your way there, you will pass through the green landscape of the Boalemo district accompanied by the cool air and hilly valleys. Palm trees scatter among the green hilly terrain and lining the shore, giving the area a very relaxing and laid-back atmosphere. This is a great place to come if you’re looking for some relaxation and a break from the busy routine of daily city life.

The beauty of Pantai Bolihutuo is simple and still relatively untouched by modernity. The rolling waves touching the shoreline add to beautiful natural ambience. The white sand along the beach is surrounded by dozens of giant pine trees, which serve as useful and welcome shade and have created a cool and calm atmosphere along this beach. The water has a greenish blue hue which adds to the exotic freshness of this spot. If you are looking for a weekend of reprieve from the stress of day to day city life, Pantai Bolihutuo is a wonderful option for a weekend visit. Experience something apart from the regular scheduled activities, and come back rested and refreshed.



To Eat, To Stay, To Do


Not far from Pantai Balihutuo, about 3km before Boalemo town, there are several accommodation places to choose from. There is the Pratama Hotel, simple, clean and adequate, which charges Rp. 25,000 per person, with some rooms having air-conditioning. Then there is the Indraloka Hotel which has approximately 20 rooms available at Rp 25,000 per person as well. Another option is a small cottage, located along the Bolihutuo coast, which is owned by the Boalemo District government and can be rented by the public. For a wider range of choices, you can stay in Gorontalo City. There you can find many accommodation options to suit your preferences.Here are some hotels for your reference. Hotel Saronde Jl. Walanda Marmis Tlp: (0435) 824144Hotel Yulia Jl. Ahmad Yani Tlp: (0435) 828395Hotel Wisata Jl. 23 Januari Tlp: (0435) 821736City HotelJl. Basuki Rahmat Tlp: (0435) 822437Citra Hotel Jl. Merdeka Tlp: (0435) 821249Melati HotelJl. Gajah Mada Tlp: (0435) 821853Wisata Leato HotelJl. Leato Tlp: (0435) 824144Sumber RiaJl. Budi Utomo Tlp: (0435) 23888


Getting There and Around

Get There

To reach Pantai Bolihutuo you will have to travel through Gorontalo City, capital city of the Gorontalo province.

Daily flights are available from Jakarta via Makassar to Gorontalo with Lion Air and Sriwijaya Airlines. Garuda Indonesia has also recently opened daily flights to Gorontalo from Jakarta, Denpasar (Bali), Surabaya and Makassar. From Manado, Wings Airand Lion Air now also have daily evening flights to Gorontalo. Tickets for all of these flights can be purchased online.

fter arriving at Gorontalo, you will proceed on to Pantai Bolihutuo in the Boalemo District. To reach Pantai Bolihutuo, tourists will have to travel along the Trans-Sulawesi road, a distance of about 120 km from the center of Gorontalo.

From Gorontalo City you can proceed to this beach by private car or rented vehicle. There are also public transportations available at a cost of Rp. 25,000 per person.