Tourism Suitability Analysis of Wediombo Beach, Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia

Beach tourism, area suitability, Tourism Suitability Index (IKW), Wediombo beach

Authors

  • Richa Rizki Budiasti
    riicharizki@gmail.com
    Master Student in Aquatic Resources Management, Postgraduate Study Program at Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  • Suryanti Suryanti Lecturer of Water Resources Management Program, Postgraduate Study Program, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  • Pujiono Wahyu Purnomo Lecturer of Water Resources Management Program, Postgraduate Study Program, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
May 5, 2022

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Wediombo Beach, which is located in Gunungkidul Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, has the potential for beautiful and exotic coastal natural resources on the south coast. The potential for coastal tourism in Gunungkidul Regency still has the opportunity to be developed into mainstay tourism. This study aims to analyze the suitability of Wediombo beach tourism, Gunungkidul district, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. The research was conducted at Wediombo Beach. The research was conducted descriptively, using survey methods and direct measurements in the field. The study was conducted from March – to October 2021. The results showed that the value of the Tourism Suitability Index (IKW) for Wediombo Beach was 84.52% and was included in the very suitable category (S1).