When in the city of Makasar, it is an absolute must for tourists to visit the very popular Losari Beach. Although not much of a beach and more of a port, Losari Beach attracts locals and tourists alike. While this iconic attraction is not a swimming beach, it is a meeting spot amongst locals, and therefore the ideal place for tourists to interact with the locals, and people watch. It is also the most popular spot to watch the sunset in the city. Therefore during the evening, the beach gets quite lively and crowded, with people wanting to experience the beautiful sunset. Visitors will also come across numerous food vendors selling a variety of delicious and unique food items.
Throughout the day
Around 1 hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The breathtaking sunset
Muslims visiting Makassar will find quite a few mosques throughout the city. Those visiting Losari Beach will find the Floating Mosque close by. While this mosque is frequented by Muslims for prayers, it is also a popular attraction in the city. Muslims visiting Losari Beach can therefore ask to be directed to this mosque when needed, or they could try to find a secluded area on the beach to offer their prayers.
As mentioned above, there are a number of food stalls surrounding Losari Beach. Visitors will therefore find a variety of delicious food items to suit all tastes and budgets. While here, visitors must make it a point to try out some popular dishes, such as the grilled bananas that are sold by numerous vendors.