The period of the Covid-19 pandemic which was set by the government and implemented by most areas in Indonesia with Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) had a huge impact on tourism, especially with the conditions of the world epidemic which caused most of the world’s countries to also impose lockdowns, Jiwa Jawa Resort felt a direct and significant impact with the condition of tourism which had worsened due to the pandemic. The closure of Bromo and Ijen destinations has had a severe impact on the operational continuity of Jiwa Jawa Resort.
The government of Banyuwangi Regency, where Jiwa Jawa Resort is located, is very committed to being able to revive Banyuwangi tourism so that it can recover faster. This is also supported by the central government, which has also established Banyuwangi as an initial destination ready to welcome tourists with a new era.
Jiwa Jawa Resort Ijen received a safe certification to be used as a place to stay in the Ijen area after going through a verification process by the joint team of the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling Covid 19. Jiwa Jawa Resort Ijen is the closest resort to Ijen’s blue crater. A very strategic location and easily accessible, equipped with 26 spacious and comfortable guest rooms. Divided into 18 rooms with balconies overlooking Mount Raung (mountain view) and 8 rooms with views of the terraced rice fields (paddy field view).
One of the outlets owned by Jiwa Jawa Resort Ijen and which has become an attraction as well as a tourist destination in Banyuwangi is the Terracotta Gandrung Park. Taman Gandrung Terracotta is a site of care for Banyuwangi’s original cultural arts, namely the Gandrung dance. In this park visitors can enjoy the fresh air with a vast expanse of rice fields, statues of infatuated dancers made entirely of pottery or terracotta.
The Terracotta Gandrung Park in 2019 hosted 15 Banyuwangi Festival events, namely the Meras Gandrung Ballet in the Ijen Valley Festival 12 times, Jazz Mount Ijen, Women Cycling Challenge, and Ijen Green run 2019. Meras Gandrung Ballet is a cultural arts performance that can be a very attractive option for tourists to enjoy a work of dance.
At the location of the Terracotta Gandrung Park, there is also Roemah Tjokelat Ijen which serves Ijen’s signature coffee and chocolate drinks formulated by the baristas of Java Banana Café Ijen. Apart from the Terracotta Gandrung Park, guests can enjoy a tour around the village which can be reached by using an open jeep or bicycle, which includes Kampung Susu Ampelgading, Jagir Waterfall, Tamansuruh Agrotourism, Kalibendo Coffee and Rubber Plantation, Sendang Seruni Bath.
Jiwa Jawa Resort Ijen which is located in Tamansari Tourism Village, Licin District, Banyuwangi Regency is the right choice when you want to explore Banyuwangi and experience an unforgettable stay with luxurious rooms and the friendliness of the trained staff.
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JIWA JAWA RESORT IS FORMERLY KNOWN AS JAVA BANANA LODGE, CAFE AND GALLERY.
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East Java 68454
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