The Head of Tourism Department Denpasar I Putu Budiasa said that physical structure of Sanur Beach as the National Strategic Tourism Area (KSPN) will begin in 2014 with fund from regional and central government.
“After Sanur appointed as KSPN, the plan is along Matahari Terbit Beach to Mertasari Beach there will be various arrangements, so that Sanur appearance as tourist area will be better,” he said in Denpasar, Tuesday.
According to him, the format of structuring Sanur Beach area will be based on the result of synchronization between the proposal of Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy team, government of Denpasar and local people.
“The involvement of various stakeholders on structuring Sanur beach is based on considerations so that the existence of the beach as tourist destination will continue developing without taking off the characteristics of local community. Fishermen and local community there must get an opportunity in terms of tourism side,” he said.
Based on the beginning plan, in the area of Sanur Beach will be completed by gathering spaces facility, special space for fishermen, to design each space or restaurant to face the sea directly.
The expectation is that through a design that let the tourists to enjoy the view of Sanur Beach, more tourists will visit the beach.
“The fee to design the beach, which is seven kilometers in length, is really huge, so the development will be allocated as multi years budget,” he said.
The budgeting, said Budiasa, could also involves private sector and company social responsibility (CSR) program, both working on tourism and other fields.