Sunday, June 16, 2013

Sendang Pinilih, Alternative tourism in Sukoharjo

Small water fountain made of white PVC pipe incessantly pouring water. The water coming out of the pipe meets one of the pools at the Spring Pinilih, Rice Jero, Jangglengan, Nguter, Sunday (19/05/2013). Some young teens are absorbed soak and peeking out from behind the surface of the water. Most of them also jumped in the typical style before plunging into the pool.
That afternoon, the air is quite bright. Midodaren hills ranks and became the background Calangan slick pool. Despite the sun beating down, a dozen visitors remained preoccupied with spring activities. They chatted, ran from one pool to another pool while chatting.

Visitors from Jatipuro, Karanganyar, Anto, 49, said her son has several times led to that location. He deliberately chose locations that are not too crowded to satisfy the desires of her son play it. With the price of admission (HTM) Rp7.000/orang on weekends, children can swim with satisfaction. The price was quite reasonable thought. With his wife, he was also able to observe the movement of children from the hall mounted on the edge of the pool.
"It's been some time coming here [Spring Pinilih]. We were quite comfortable. Incidentally kids also love to swim, "he said.

Spring Pinilih employees, Pipit Iga Mawarni, said the pool had stood since four years ago. Within the area there are three swimming pools and a fish pond. Each pool depth of half a meter, one meter and two meters. Is the tire and also provides rental swimsuit for visitors. Still in the pool area, there is a cafeteria that sells snacks and boiled noodles, fried noodles and fried rice. HTM on weekends and red dates Rp7.000/pengunjung priced. While weekday pegged Rp6.000/pengunjung HTM.

"We also serve the visitor group. Normally we'll give you a discounted price worth Rp 4,000 per person for a minimum of 20 visitors, "Said he. Besides swimming, visitors can also relax and enjoy views of the green expanse of rice fields and mountains when the air is clear.

Pipit said water used to fill the pool taken from the well bore. Once a week, the water was drained and cleaned. Average visitors on weekdays are usually 18-20 people. While on holiday weekends and holidays, visitors can reach 60-80 people. Average visitors come from surrounding districts like Karanganyar and Winton. Quite often visitors also came from the group of children early childhood education (ECD) and kindergarten (TK). Visitors can book a group lunch menu to their liking.

"Visitors entourage usually booked well in advance so we can prepare their orders menu," he explained.
Owner hired three employees to take care of the cleanliness of the pool, the environment and manage the canteen. Attractions are located in the District Nguter is open every day at 08.00 pm-17.00 pm.

Source: Solopos

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