West Java Province is indeed famous for its natural tourist destinations. Attractions in West Java are divided into two, namely natural attractions and artificial attractions. Talking about a waterfall attraction in the area of Bandung, the name of the Malela waterfall may still sound familiar. Its location which is between the border of Bandung Regency and Cianjur Regency makes this waterfall a hidden tourist attraction that many people do not know about, whereas Malela Curug offers the beauty and natural beauty of the mountains.
Curug Malela is one of the natural destinations in the form of a waterfall that originates from the headwaters of the northern part of Mount Kendeng, which is an inactive volcano west of Ciwidey, then flows across the Cidadap River to Mount Halu.
The Malela waterfall has a height of around 60 meters and the width of the waterfall reaches 70 meters, has five waterfalls that will reveal the beauty and splendor of this waterfall when the water discharge to this location is high and flows swiftly through this waterfall, making this waterfall dubbed as Niagara mini.
The location of the Malela waterfall is between the border of Bandung Regency and Cianjur Regency precisely in the Manglid village of Cicadas Village, Rongga District, Bandung Regency.
In 2019 Curug Malela carried out renovations and construction to beautify and add facilities to pamper tourists including:
- A good photo spot for visitors
- Access road for easy access to the Malela waterfall location
- Public toilet
- Food corner