10 Pantai Terindah di Bali

Original Version: Top 10 Best Bali Beaches

Bali, tempat wisata paling terkenal di Indonesia, tidak perlu banyak pengantar. Banyak wisatawan yang datang ke Bali mungkin untuk mengeksplor budaya, seni, pura, pergi menyelam, berselancar atau bahkan untuk berwisata kuliner. Tapi satu hal yang pasti yaitu untuk menikmati pantai. Wisatawan datang ke Bali untuk menikmati pasir putih yang membentang luas, laut biru yang jernih untuk berenang, ombak besar untuk berselancar dan pasir hitam vulkanik untuk berjemur.

Ada banyak pantai di Bali, dari pantai dengan batu-batu besar yang tersusun karang hingga pantai yang seluruhnya ditutupi pasir putih atau hitam. Jadi tergantung pada apa yang ingin anda lakukan di pantai, ada banyak sekali pantai di Bali untuk anda pilih. Anda seorang perenang atau bukan atau bahkan jika anda berencana membawa anak-anak, mungkin beberapa pantai yang indah di bawah ini bisa menjadi referensi. Berhati-hatilah ketika air laut pasang saat anda berenang.

Berikut adalah pantai terindah di Bali yang dapat anda jadikan referensi:

NPantai Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

Pantai Nusa Dua, Bali

Pantai Nusa Dua

Pantai Nusa Dua memiliki banyak hotel mewah yang dibangun di sekitarnya. Ada berbagai jenis bunga dan tanaman yang tumbuh di sekitar sini. Bayangkan pohon-pohon palem yang tinggi, pohon bakau liar, bunga-bunga wangi dan anggrek dikelilingi laut biru jernih dan pasir berwarna keemasan. Yap, kita hampir menggambarkan surga. Berenang di Nusa Dua sangat menyenangkan karena arus dan ombak yang tidak terlalu besar. Lautnya yang jernih dapat anda manfaatkan untuk snorkeling. Untuk peselancar, cobalah untuk pergi ke arah selatan atau utara pantai karena di sana terdapat ombak yang lebih tinggi.

KPantai Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

Pantai Kuta Bali

Pantai Kuta

Lebih jauh dari kota Kuta anda dapat menemukan pantai Kuta. Ombak besar dan arusnya yang kuat membuat Kuta menjadi pantai yang sempurna untuk peselancar. Tentu saja itu berarti tidak begitu banyak wisatawan yang berenang. Pantai ini selalu ramai dengan penduduk sekitar atau turis, sebagian besar karena suasana dan keramaian di sekitar sini. Pada malam hari anda dapat menemukan pesta-pesta di tepi pantai Kuta di antara club-club yang berjejer dan dijamin akan menghibur anda. Kafe Hard Rock Bali juga terletak di sini sehingga anda dapat makan, minum dan pesta sepanjang hari dan malam.

Pantai Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Pantai Sanur, Bali

Pantai Sanur

Pantai ini terletak di desa Sanur, Bali bagian barat. Sanur membentang beberapa kilometer dengan pasir keemasan dan karang kecil. Ada banyak kerang di sini untuk dikoleksi. Ombak yang tidak terlalu besar sangat cocok untuk berenang. Air laut di sini sangat jelas hingga anda bahkan bisa melihat makhluk laut seperti bintang laut yang berjalan di pantai. Jika anda menemukan bintang laut bantulah mengembalikannya kembali ke laut untuk menyelamatkan mereka!

Pantai Balangan, Bali, Indonesia

Pantai Balangan, Bali

Pantai Balangan

Balangan sudah pasti termasuk salah satu deretan pantai terindah di Bali, terletak di seberang Uluwatu. Untuk sampai di sana anda akan melewati desa-desa setempat dengan hewan ternak yang sedang merumput dan warga lokal yang sedang bekerja. Pantai Balangan tidak terlalu luas dan tenang, tempat terindah bagi anda yang mencari suasana sepi dan damai. Arus laut yang kuat dengan ombak yang tinggi tidak dianjurkan untuk berenang. Namun ketika laut surut, itu akan menjadi tempat yang sempurna untuk berjalan-jalan di sepanjang tepi pantai menikmati matahari sementara ombak menyapu kaki anda.

Pantai Geger, Bali, Indonesia

Pantai Geger, Bali

Pantai Geger

Keluar dari jalan raya menuju ke Nusa Dua anda dapat menemukan pantai Geger yang indah dengan pasir putih berkilau di bawah sinar matahari. Ombak di sekitar pantai lebih tenang di sini dibandingkan dengan Kuta atau Pantai Balangan, meskipun kadang-kadang sedikit besar di malam hari jadi berhati-hatilah. Petani rumput laut setempat terkadang bekerja di sini jadi jika beruntung anda dapat melihat mereka sedang bekerja. Ada banyak kafe berjajar di sepanjang pantai sehingga anda dapat mampir untuk sarapan atau makan siang di tepi pantai atau hanya sekedar minum-minum. Juga terdapat sebuah pura di ujung pantai.

Pantai Bias Tugal (Tugel)

Disebut juga Pantai Kecil oleh penduduk setempat. Pantai pasir putih yang sepi ini termasuk salah satu pantai terindah yang wajib anda kunjungi. Terselip di dekat Padang Bai dan pelabuhan bagian barat, pantai ini agak tersembunyi dan hanya dapat diakses setelah 500 m berjalan menyusuri jalanan berbatu. Anda akan disambut hamparan pantai pasir putih dan laut biru berkilau dengan pohon kelapa bergoyang-goyang tertiup angin. Ombak sangat kuat di sini, jadi bukan tempat yang baik bagi perenang pemula, tetapi anda dapat berjemur di bawah sinar matahari dengan suasana tenang di tepi pantai.

Pantai Padang-Padang, Bali, Indonesia

Pantai Padang-Padang, Bali

Pantai Padang-Padang

Berada di dekat Pura Uluwatu, pantai yang indah ini dikelilingi batu-batu besar dan ditumbuhi tanaman dan juga ada monyet. Anda harus melewati jalan masuk yang sempit dan curam untuk sampai ke surga tersembunyi ini. Pantai ini ditutupi batu besar dan terdapat gua-gua kecil untuk dieksplor dan ketika air pasang tinggi anda dapat berenang pantai ini. Berhati-hatilah dengan karang yang tajam dan bulu babi. Baru-baru ini setelah film Eat, Pray, Love mulai terkenal, pantai ini lebih ramai dari biasanya tetapi untuk saat ini sebagian besar keindahan dan pesonanya masih tetap bisa anda nikmati.

Pantai Lovina, Bali, Indonesia

Pantai Lovina, Bali

Pantai Lovina

TPantai yang kurang dikenal ini terletak di Bali Utara. Pantai Lovina memiliki pasir berwarna hitam yang berasal dari lava dingin sisa letusan Gunung Agung. Pantai ini hampir seperti surga bagi para wisatawan untuk berenang karena lautnya yang tenang dan ombak yang tidak terlalu besar. Pantai ini biasanya sepi pengunjung tanpa rombongan wisatawan. Lebih jauh ke bawah anda akan menemukan desa nelayan dengan penduduknya yang ramah. Anda juga dapat menemukan air panas yang berasal dari gunung berapi. Sebagian besar wisatawan datang ke sini hanya untuk melihat lumba-lumba saat matahari terbit.

Pantai Nyang Nyang

Pantai rahasia lain di Bali yang harus anda kunjungi adalah Pantai Nyang-nyang. Anda harus melewati jalan berkelok-kelok yang menanjak dan menurun dan kemudian melalui hutan kecil untuk sampai di sana. Setelah lelah berjalan anda akan menemukan pantai yang tersembunyi di Nusa Dua, dengan pasir putih dan air laut yang biru jernih. Tidak banyak wisatawan di sini, anda juga bisa melihat masyarakat setempat yang sedang memanen rumput laut. Sayangnya untuk mencapai pantai ini anda harus turun melewati jalan yang licin penuh lumut, karena itu tidak dianjurkan untuk membawa anak-anak. Juga berhati-hatilah karena banyak nyamuk, bawalah obat pengusir serangga. Anda dapat berenang hanya ketika air laut surut.

Pantai Impian di Nusa Lembongan , Bali, Indonesia

Pantai Impian di Nusa Lembongan, Bali

Pantai Impian di Nusa Lembongan

Lembongan adalah sebuah pulau kecil sekitar 7 km dari laut Bali. Pantai impian di Nusa Lembongan ini dikenal dengan airnya yang tenang di teluk berpasir yang memanjang dari ujung. Pulau dengan batu-batu besar dan semak-semak kecil berjajar di sepanjang teluk. Kebanyakan wisatawan tinggal lebih lama di pulau ini untuk mengeksplorasi semua keindahan itu. Sebagian besar pulau ini masih belum berkembang seperti tempat lainnya di Bali dan nikmati indahnya pantai alami ini sebelum anda kembali.

Seperti yang anda lihat Bali mempunyai banyak sekali pantai indah mulai dari pantai yang ramai wisatawan hingga pantai tenang, terpencil dan tersembunyi yang jarang dikunjungi. Anda akan menemukan pantai dengan pasir putih atau pasir berwarna hitam dan laut tenang untuk berenang atau ombak besar untuk berselancar. Anda dapat memilih pantai-pantai Bali terindah di atas yang direkomendasikan banyak wisatawan atau mungkin anda mengetahui pantai terindah lainnya yang belum kami sebutkan? Manakah pantai favorit anda di Bali?

Photo credits from top: Adhi Rachdian, Kojach, Clez Kendrick, Nate Robert, Annie Mole, indrabastari, Arian Zwegers and Bart Speelman

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Amed, Bali

Laidback and sleepy town, Amed offers a great respite from the usual hustle and bustle of Bali that we know from the famous tourist-infested surfer’s beach Kuta to culture and adventure packed Ubud.

Amed is a long coastal strip that is mainly used for fishing and farming.

Where is it

North eastern tip of Bali, 3 hours drive from Ngurah Rai Airport in Denpasar.

Fishermen boats at Amed beach, Bali

Fishermen boats at Amed beach, Bali

Why go

If you are looking for a relaxed and private getaway, Amed may be the answer for you. Besides, there are some sea activities choices such as diving the famous USS Liberty wreck in Tulamben to learning free-diving and practicing yoga.

When is the best time to go

As all parts of Bali, the weather is generally good here all year round if you have specific criteria. If you come during the dry season (April – October), you will get fewer chances of rain but more people as it is the peak season, but generally, Amed is quieter than the other tourists places. The wet season (November – March) will see fewer tourists and normally only have shower in the late afternoon, therefore, it is still possible to enjoy the sun earlier in the day.

Amed's Coastline, Bali

Amed’s Coastline, Bali

What to do


Relax – Travelers, local or foreign, come here for a relaxing getaway from the hectic Bali.
Honeymoon – It is also a good spot for honeymoon in Bali if you prefer the privacy.
Scuba Diving – For the adventurous, there are also options of scuba diving. The famous Tulamben’s shipwreck diving is nearby.
Freediving courses – This is one of the most popular activities in this region. Many travelers come from far and wide to learn freediving from the best instructors here in Amed.
For art and culture, you may try out the yoga retreats or travel to nearby temples like Tirta Gangga and Besakih. Also take a road trip from around Amed, winding through tiny fishing villages with breathtaking coastal views.

What and where to eat

Not really popular for good food, you may find the usual tourist fare that is more to kill hunger than excite. One of th famous restaurant in Amed is Sails Restaurant at Bunutan. You can enjoy a fishing-village views from here and variety of food from bangers and mas to mahi-mahi (fish wrapped with banana leaves).

Resorts at Amed, Bali

Resorts at Amed, Bali

Where to stay

There are many hotels for choices in Amed despite the idea of remoteness, but generally the place are quiet and with wide spaces for privacy. For budget choices there are Mesari Homestay and Kelapa Cottage. For mid-range choices that are of quality are Bali Dream House, Soka Amed Beach, while for the luxurious there is the Griya Villas and Spa *.

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How to get there

By car, it is 3 hours drive from Bali Airport.
There are regular buses from popular tourist attractions like Lovina and Candidasa.

Sunset at Amed, Bali

Sunset at Amed, Bali

How to get around

Renting a motorbike to get around is your best bet. Else if you are in a group, renting a car would be a good idea for the independence.

Where to go nearby

Check out popular nearby Top 10 Best Bali Beaches .
Journey back to the heart of BaliUbud
Or head to nearby Padang Bai as a springboard to Lombok
You can also sail to the nearby Gili Islands from here.

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Top 10 Best Bali Beaches

Bali, the most well-known travel place in Indonesia, has one of the best beaches in the world. Many come to Bali maybe for the culture, the arts, the temples, diving, surfing or even the food, but one thing for sure it is also for the beaches. Travelers visit Bali for its long stretches of white sand beach, the crystal clear sea for swimming, strong waves for surfing and volcanic black sands for sunbathing.

There are many types of beach in Bali, from those with big rocks created by corals or lava to those covered wholly with white or black sand. So depending what you look to do at the beach, there are a number of beaches for you to choose from. Whether you are a swimmer or not and if you are with kids, you may well choose from these beautiful beaches below. Look out for the high tide when swimming.

Here is a list of best Bali beaches for you:

Nusa Dua Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Nusa Dua Beach, Bali. Photo by Adhi Rachdian

Nusa Dua Beach

Nusa Dua beach has many luxury hotels built around it. There are a variety of flowers and plants that grows around here. Imagine tall palm trees, wild mangroves, fragrant trees and orchids amidst clear blue ocean and rolling golden sand. Yes we are almost describing paradise. Swimming here is great as the currents and waves are low. The water is crystal clear for snorkeling. For surfers, head on to the south or north ends for higher waves. One of the most popular luxury beach hotel in Nusa Dua is Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa * and The St Regis Resort Bali *.

Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Kuta Beach, Bali. Photo by Kojach

Kuta Beach

Further down the line from the city Kuta is the Kuta beach. The waves are higher here and the currents are strong making it a perfect beach for surfers. But of course it means not so much for swimming. The beach is always crowded with locals or tourist, mostly for the vibe and energy that circles around here. At night you can find the Kuta beach parties among the beach clubs that are guaranteed to entertain. The local Hard Rock Cafe Bali is situated here so you can eat, drink and party whole day and night. Best hotels with quick access to Kuta Beach would be either the famous Poppies Bali * at Kuta or D’Kubu Legian Hotel * at Legian.

Sanur Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Sanur Beach, Bali. Photo by Clez Kendrick

Sanur Beach

This beach is located at the coast of village Sanur, south of Bali. It stretches several kilometers long with golden sand and small corals. There are many shells here for the avid collectors. The waves here are milder and best for swimming. The sea here crystal clear where you can even spot sea creatures like starfish when walking at the beach. If you find a starfish please help throw it back into the sea to save them! One of the coolest place to stay here at Sanur beach is at Klumpu Bali Resort *

Balangan Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Balangan Beach, Bali. Photo by Nate Robert

Balangan Beach

This is well on top of the list in best beaches for Bali, located across from the greens of Uluwatu. To get there you will pass local villages with cattle grazing the fields with local people going about their daily chores. This is a small and quiet beach, best for those looking for a secret hideaway. The ocean currents are strong and the waves high, therefore not recommended for swimming. When the tide is low, it would be a perfect beach for strolling along enjoying the sun while the waves lap on your feet. One of the most famous hotel in Bali is located at this beach, it’s the RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA *

Geger Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Geger Beach, Bali. Photo by Annie Mole

Geger Beach

Located from the highway heading to Nusa Dua, Geger beach is a beautiful white sand beach glistening in the sun. The sea is calmer here in comparison to Kuta or Balangan beach, though sometimes it may get a bit rough by the evening so please beware. Local seaweed farmers do their work here sometimes so if you are lucky you can enjoy watching them going about their livelihood. There are many cafes dotted along this beach making it famous for Sunday brunch or just for drinks and there is a temple at the end.



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Bias Tugal (Tugel) Beach

Also known as Pantai Kecil (little beach) to the locals or white sand beach to the travelers, this deserted beach is one of the best-kept secrets. Tucked away near Padang Bai and west of the harbour is somewhat hidden and only accessible after a 500m trek down a rocky path. After the trek, you will be greeted with stretches of white sand beach and sparkling blue sea with swaying coconut trees. Current may be strong here and not for beginner swimmers, but you can always just soak up the sun in solitude by the sand. Nearby this beach you may find OK Divers Resort & Spa * a good choice to stay.

Padang-padang Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Padang-padang Beach, Bali. Photo by indrabastari

Padang-Padang Beach

Located close to the Uluwatu temple, this beautiful beach is surrounded by big rocks and overgrown plants and monkeys. You would need to get pass the narrow passage and steep steps to this hidden paradise. The beach is covered with huge rocks and small caves for exploration and when the tide is high, it is also good for swimming. Just beware of sharp corals and sea urchins. Recently after Eat, Pray, Love fame, this beach had been more crowded than usual but for now still, have most of its beauty and charm. A good place to stay near this secret beach without breaking a bank would be Pinkcoco Bali *

Lovina Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Sunset at Lovina Beach, Bali. Photo by Arian Zwegers

Lovina Beach

This less famous beach is located in the North of Bali. Lovina beach is covered in black sands that are originally from the Mt Agung volcano cooled lava. This is almost a swimmer’s paradise with calm sea and low waves. The area is also generally quiet without the usual swarm of tourists. Further down, you will find fisherman’s village with friendly local people and also thermal hot springs from the volcanic water. Most travelers only come here to catch the dolphins at sunrise. One of the a good affordable place to stay near this beach is Pandawa Village *.

Nyang Nyang Beach

Another secret beach of Bali, this beach require going uphill and downhill a winding street and then through a small forest to get to. The effort is well worth it to find a hidden beach at Nusa Dua, with white sandy beach and crystal clear blue sea. There are not many tourists here while you would see local people harvesting seaweed. The downside here is that you have to climb down slippery 550 moss-filled steps to get to the water, therefore not recommended for children. Also, beware of lots of mosquitoes hidden in the greens, repellant is a must. Swim only when the tide is low. Being such a secluded beach, it is not surprising to find that the only places to stay around here would be the luxurious Alila Villas Uluwatu *

Dream Beach at Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia

Dream Beach at Nusa Lembongan, Bali. Photo by Bart Speelman

Dream beach in Nusa Lembongan

Lembongan is a small island about 7km out of the sea from Bali. Dream beach in Nusa Lembongan is known for serene sea lapping on long sandy bays. It is an island with big rocks and small vegetation with spots of sandy bays. Most people stay longer at this island to explore all the beauty of it. This island is still largely undeveloped unlike the rest of Bali and let one feel the sense of going back in time, just enjoying the natural beach. The Akah Cottage * and Lembongan Garden Cottages * would be the best places to stay to be next to Dream Beach.

As you can see Bali is filled with beautiful beaches from people filled and full of energy beach to quiet secluded or hidden beaches. You will also find beaches from white to black sands and sea serene for swimming to strong waves for surfing. Check out the above best beaches of Bali as recommended by many travelers or do you know a good beach that we did not mention? Which is your personal favourite beach in Bali?

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