One of the must-haves for a paradise island is a beautiful beach. Bali, being the top destination in the world this year, never runs out of it. In fact, there are so many of them it would probably take forever to list them all! So, just to make it simpler, here are the five beautiful beach of Bali you need to know and see.
Whether it is fashion boutiques or extravagant dining spots, Seminyak, the neighbourhood where Mesari Beach—or more popularly known as Double Six Beach—is located in, has them all! As Bali’s most fashionable beach, you will find chic hotels, premier dining and entertainment venues located all around. You can expect a more intimate setting than Kuta, but also a lively nightlife with activities at the island’s most stylish resorts. With a strategic location near Kuta and Legian Beaches, you will be able to experience different aspects of Bali and not miss the island’s stunning sunsets.
Nusa Dua Selatan Beach
Imagine lush greens amidst the clear blue ocean and white sandy beach. Nusa Dua Selatan Beach, located in the southern region of Bali where it is known for its two islets–The Peninsula and Nusa Dharma. This little paradise nook has crystal clear water and soft currents making it perfect for snorkelling and swimming. With higher waves towards the northern and southern ends, you can also surf. As an all-inclusive tourist destination, the area around the beach contains an up-market shopping complex with well-maintained facilities, an 18-hole golf course, a museum and a number of temples. The beach is also known as an enclave of 5-star resorts and has become one of Bali’s top destinations for couples and families.
Looking for a surfing area with a hipster vibe? Be sure to check out Canggu Beach, which is located in between Seminyak and the famous Tanah Lot Temple. With a unique coastlines comprising of black sand, perfect tides for surfing and trendy beachfront bars, this area is ideal for someone who wants to observe skilled tide riders and relax at unique cafés by the beach. You can also escape the hustle and bustle of the area and head north to a less explored beach such as Pererenan Beach.
Are you searching for a tranquil beach to recharge and unwind? Sanur is not to be missed for the early risers as you can enjoy the sunrise panorama with the holy Mount Agung as the backdrop. Situated in the southeastern region of Bali, you will discover a stretch of gold sandy beach running along several kilometres. Avid shell collectors will be excited over the small corals and various types of shells found within the area. Others may choose to simply float in the milder and calmer ocean. You can also reconnect with nature as you spot sea creatures such as the stunning starfish in the waters during a stroll on Sanur’s golden sands. For arts and culture enthusiasts, this is also a great area to explore the rich history of Bali as the island’s famous Le Mayeur Museum is located in this neighbourhood.
With amazing scenery featuring a long and marvelous stretch of golden sand surrounded by rocky limestone cliffs, Balangan Beach is the perfect secret hideaway that comes with various facility—from the the famous 15-hole Kuta Golf Course, to the surfer bars and the shabby-chic beach shacks dotting the beach. Unlike the other beaches in this list, Balangan Beach also offers breathtaking sunset angles with rare seaweed covered rock formations and natural saltwater pools that will appear during low tides. Moreoever, Balangan is one of Bali’s hottest surf spots, which means you’d get to ogle at the pro surfers as they ride the big waves.