Parangtritis is South Beach, which is about 27 km from Yogyakarta. The beach renowned as a tourist attraction in Bantul regency, additionally to the alternative beach, as Glagah, Samas, Baron, Kukup and Krakal beach. Parangtritis beach includes a distinctive landscape that is not found in alternative attractions besides the massive waves also are sand mountains around the coast sometimes referred to as dunes.
This attraction has been managed by Bantul regime, starting from lodging facilities and typical handicraft market of Parangtritis. There is additionally bathhouse referred to Parang Wedang purportedly water within the baths will cure varied diseases together with skin diseases. The water is containing sulfur that comes from the mountains within close locations. The opposite beaches square measure beaches on Parangkusumo, wherever there is a place for gathering between Jogjakarta king aforesaid to the Queen of the South Sea, she is Nyai Roro Kidul.
In the new year of Javanese calendar is held an offerings Labuhan ceremony for Queen of the sea, Nyai Rara Kidul. The locals powerfully believe that someone might not use inexperienced colored garments once they are on the beach. Parangtritis beach is a favorite place of tourists visit particularly on New Year's Eve Java (1 Muharram or Suro). There are some horse-drawn carriages or Bendi and horse riding could be rented to enjoy along the beachside.