The 10 most popular beaches beautiful of Bali

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Bali is famous for its exotic landscapes, beautiful vegetation and countless testimonies of the past. Although there is this and more to see, this beautiful Indonesian island is best remembered for its magnificent sea. Here is a selection of 10 most beautiful and characteristic beaches in Bali.


  1. Kuta beach
  2. Legian Beach
  3. Seminyak beach
  4. Lovina Beach
  5. Jimbaran Beach
  6. Bingin Beach
  7. Balagan Beach
  8. Dreamland Beach
  9. Pandawa Beach
  10. Padang Padang Beach
  11. User questions and comments

1 - Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach is one of the most sought after by tourists. About 12 km long, it is known worldwide for both beautiful sunsets and conditions suitable for surfing. Particularly frenetic and suitable for those who want to have fun, both at night and during the day, it boasts a fair number of bars, restaurants and discos, which alternate throughout its length.

  • Where it is: West coast of Bali - Get directions
  • Ideal for: nightlife, surfing
  • Type: volcanic sand

2 - Legian Beach

Legian Beach is the natural continuation of Kuta Beach, but much less crowded. Ideal for those looking for long walks on the beach supported by the view of postcard sunsets, in Legian Beach, it can sometimes be difficult to swim, given the presence of waves: but nothing too worrying.

  • Where it is: West coast of Bali, north of Kuta and south of Seminyak - Get directions
  • Ideal for: relaxation, surfing
  • Type: volcanic sand

3 - Seminyak Beach

Seminyak is a very long beach, endowed with a double life. During the day it is ideal for those who want to learn to surf, take long walks and swim. After dark, its famous trendy clubs open their doors wide, and let the time go renowned nightlife, which often ends with the sight of a romantic sunrise.

  • Where it is: West coast of Bali, continuation of Kuta and Legian beaches - Get directions
  • Ideal for: nightlife, surf-sport
  • Type: volcanic sand

4 - Lovina Beach

Lovina is a very long beach, where it is really possible to find peace. Little frequented by tourists and surrounded by coconut trees, the beach is known to all for the presence of dolphins, visible to the naked eye early in the morning, not far from the coast. At dawn it is possible to rent boats to go and see them up close, and maybe do some snorkeling among the fish that make up the diverse marine fauna.

  • Where it is: West coast of Bali - Get directions
  • Ideal for: snorkeling, relaxation
  • Type: golden sand

5 - Jimbaran Beach

Jimbaran Beach is definitely one of the most romantic places in Bali. Very long beach, at low tide it is possible to observe the fragments of coral and shells of all kinds come to the surface. Uncrowded in the morning, it tends to get full of life in the evening, when, eating by candlelight in one of the typical restaurants, you can watch the enchanting sunsets.

  • Where it is: South Bali - Get Directions
  • Ideal for: relaxation, nightlife, surfing
  • Type: golden sand

6 - Bingin Beach

Bingin beach is among all, the beach of Bali that offers the most spectacular panorama: the bay is surmounted by very high cliffs that fall sheer into the water, of a color equal to emerald green. Low tide lasts a long time here, so it can be very difficult to swim, but on the other hand, the area is very suitable for learning to surf, also given the presence of spectacular waves.

  • Where it is: south coast of Bali, in the village of Pecatu. It is only 30 minutes from Denpasar Airport - Get directions
  • Ideal for: relaxation, surf-sport
  • Type: golden sand - rocks

7 - Balagan Beach

Balagan Beach is a beach of 200 meters with a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean, embellished by the beautiful sunsets and the small temple, which overlooks the sea. Become a place of worship for surfers, both tourists and residents, even Balagan is subject to the movement of the tides which, when they are high, allow you to swim safely. The characteristic bamboo cafes on the beach can be a pleasant alternative to pass the time in the hours of low tide.

  • Where it is: The beach is located in the hilly white stone area of ​​Pecatu, in the southern part of the island of Bali, right on the Uluwatu peninsula. Just 25 minutes from Denpasar Airport or 5 minutes from Garuda Wisnu Kencana or 20 minutes from Uluwatu Temple - Get Directions
  • Ideal for: relaxation, surfing
  • Type: golden sand

8 - Dreamland Beach

Dreamland Beach owes its name to the fact that it was discovered not many years ago by surfers. Unknown for some time, it was then targeted by mass tourism, which makes it a place that is always crowded, but still a "dream", as the name testifies. Home to some of Bali's best nightclubs, Dreamland Beach becomes the center of social life in the neighborhood at night.

  • Where it is: Bukit Southern Peninsula - Get Directions
  • Ideal for: nightlife, surf-sport
  • Type: volcanic sand

9 - Pandawa Beach

To get to Pandawa Beach you have to take a path that passes between tuff cliffs, offering a wonderful view. Definitely out of the way, the beach is huge and equipped with a series of shacks, where corn on the cob and various snacks typical of the area are sold. The eastern part of the beach houses a bar, where famous DJs are often held evenings.

  • Where it is: East part of Bukit peninsula, after Uluwat - Get directions
  • Ideal for: nightlife
  • Type: White sand

10 - Padang Padang Beach

Padang Padang is one of the most famous surf spots in Bali, where international competitions sometimes take place. The scenery on the beach is one of the exotic, with an expanse of sand of a hundred meters, accessible by a flight of stairs through a spectacular rocky entrance. Padang Padang is part of the bay of the same name, and this means that the temperature is particularly high, even in the evening.

  • Where it is: on the northwest coast of the Bukit peninsula, just one kilometer southwest of Anantara Bali Uluwatu - Get directions
  • Ideal for: relaxation, surf-sport
  • Type: White sand

When to go? Info on climate and best time

  • Weather: it is located a few degrees south of the equator, therefore it has a tropical climate, warm all year round, with a rainy season from November to March, and a relatively dry season from April to October, during which it is not entirely averted the danger of encountering some downpours. The rains come in the form of showers and thunderstorms, intense but not long lasting. Temperatures are high all year round, with an average of 27 degrees on the coast during the months from October to March, while from June to September, they are around 26 degrees. In the rainy season, the heat is made stifling by humidity. The sea is warm all year round, with temperatures ranging from 29 degrees in the November-May period, to 27 ° C in July, August and September.
  • Best time: from June to September when the heat is tempered by the breezes, and the probability of thunderstorms is reduced at night. August is the best month ever. May and October are also months to be taken into consideration: decidedly more sultry and rainy than the previous ones but still out of the rainy season, and in the middle of low season.
  • Period to avoid: from November to March, full rainy season - more info on climate and best time in Bali

Plan your trip to Bali: flights, hotels and tours

Tourism is mainly concentrated in the southern coastal areas: Ubud, in the center of the island, is undoubtedly the cultural capital of Bali and one finds the inimitable Balinese spirit there. The southern Bukit Peninsula is the driest area on the island, but boasts numerous hidden beaches and reefs for the bravest surfers. The north of the island is suitable for those seeking peace and tranquility, it also offers the best snorkeling seabed. Thanks to the nightlife of the Kuta area, Bali is nicknamed by some the Ibiza of the East.

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