Parangtritis is a form of tourism where the coast of the Indian Ocean, located approximately 27 kilometer south of the city of Yogyakarta. Parangtritis is a well known attraction in Yogyakarta in addition to other beach attractions such as: beach Glagah, Samas, Baron, Kukup and Krakal. Parangtritis has a unique landscape that is not found in other attractions besides the big waves are also the high mountains sand dunes around the coast there is usually called dunes.
This attraction has been managed by the Local Government Bantul well, ranging from lodging facilities and typical handicraft market Parangtritis. There was also a bathhouse called Parang Wedang supposedly water in the baths can cure various diseases including skin diseases. Water from the baths containing of sulfur that comes from the mountains in the surrounding locations. The other beaches are beaches on the coast Parangkusumo where there is place for a meeting between the king said to the Queen of the South Coast Yogjakarta the Nyai Roro Kidul.
In the month of Suro, made offerings offerings Labuhan ceremony for the Queen of the South Sea, Nyai Rara South. The locals strongly believe that a person may not use green colored clothes when they're on the beach. Parangtritis a favorite place of tourists visit especially on New Years Eve Java (1 Muharram /Suro). In Parangtritis there are horse drawn carriage or Bendi and horse riding can be rented for from east to west along the coast.