Krui town Lampung South Sumatra.

Author: F. Ramsay

Krui is the principal port on the south west coast of Lampung Province in South Sumatra. It includes the districts of Pesisir Tengah, Karya Penggawa, Way Krui and Krui Selatan. The area has a surprisingly large population of approx 45 thousand.

Krui town center

Servicing the local community of farmers and fisherman, the town is a collection of utilitarian shops with a large public market at its center.

Krui town Lampung South Sumatra Next to the market Krui town
Marlin monument Krui lampung Sumatra Marlin monument Krui town

There is not a lot for the visiting tourist to purchase but the town's rugged look provides a strange appeal, making it worth taking a stroll through. Along the main street there are many clothes and general goods stores, a pharmacy and ATM machines at Bank Lampung & Bank BRI (Mastercard only). The ATMs are not always working so don't rely on them for all your cash.

Krui beach ~ Pantai Labuhan Jukung

If you follow a route west from the Marlin monument you will arrive at Krui's wharf and beach area. Pantai Labuhan Jukung, Pantai Way Redak and Pantai Walur are classic tropical beaches and popular places where locals spend their lunch breaks, weekends and holidays.

Cloths store Krui Lampung One of the many cloths stores in Krui
Pantai Labuhan Jukung Krui Sumatra Pantai Labuhan Jukung

There are quite a few places at Pantai Labuhan Jukung to have a drink or meal. Double C's cafe, with its shady pagodas, is a popular spot to relax and sip a fresh fruit juice with views out over the ocean.

Double c's cafe Krui beach Lampung Double c's cafe Krui beach
Krui Lampung South Sumatra Looking south to Pantai Walur

The stretch of coast between Pantai Labuhan Jukung and Pantai Walur is home to half a dozen surf breaks and an ever increasing number of loseman and ‘surf camps’ which cater to visiting surfers.