Village Spatial Planning for "Sirah Cai Cipelang" Development as a Regional Tourist Destination - West Java Indonesia


The development of tourist attractions in Indonesia’s villages has significant implications for village dynamics. The presence of natural springs, picturesque farming landscapes, plantations, and local cultural values in Cipamekar village offer great potential for attracting both local and foreign tourists. Furthermore, the proximity of the Cisumdawu exit-toll to Cipamekar village presents an excellent opportunity to capture tourists passing through the area. However, careful planning is crucial for the development of tourist attractions in Cipamekar village. It is essential to anticipate and align development patterns with the existing structure and spatial patterns in the area for the next few years. This will ensure that the tourism development harmoniously coexists with other spatial components in a sustainable manner. The primary data collection methods include direct observation and interviews, while secondary data is obtained from maps of the structure and spatial patterns of Sumedang Regency. Based on the research, it is evident that the development of the Sirah Cai Cipelang attraction requires support from various supporting facilities such as infrastructure, homestays, commercial areas, and parking lots to enhance tourist amenities. Moreover, considering the current limitations in accessing the tourist area, the creation of a new and representative access road is necessary to facilitate the development effectively.

Keywords: village spatial planning, tourism, development, sustainable

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