Whereas there isn’t any scarcity of seashores in Bali, ones with white sand aren’t as frequent as you’d assume – most are some variation of tan or gray. One of the best seashores for swimming in Bali are typically on the Bukit Peninsula however there isn’t any scarcity of idyllic coves to walk and gawp at unimaginable sunsets over water. Here is our choose of the 12 most gorgeous seashores in Bali.
Tourism in Bali started right here, partly as a result of the sunsets are legendary. Low-key hawkers will promote you tender drinks and beer, snacks and different treats, and you may hire surfboards, lounge chairs and umbrellas or simply crash on the sand. Kuta Seashore morphs seamlessly into Legian, then Seminyak.
Due to the restricted street entry, the sand in Seminyak tends to be much less crowded than in Kuta. This additionally implies that it is much less patrolled and the water situations are much less monitored. The percentages of encountering harmful rip tides and different hazards are ever-present, particularly as you head north.
The seashore right here, a mostly-lovely arc of white sand with clear blue water, has views throughout to Gunung Agung in Bali. The nice seawall walkway is good for strolling, particularly – as you’d guess – at sundown. Floating boats save the scene from being an idyllic cliché. The once-redolent odor of drying farmed seaweed is fading away as all accessible land is turned over to tourism.
One among Bali’s greatest seashores, Jimbaran’s 4km-long arc of sand is generally clear and there’s no scarcity of locations to get meals or hire a sun-lounger. The bay is protected by an unbroken coral reef, which retains the surf extra mellow than at well-liked Kuta additional north, though you may nonetheless get breaks which are enjoyable for bodysurfing.
Slight in measurement however not in perfection, this little cove is close to the principle Ulu Watu street. This is likely one of the greatest seashores in Bali for browsing; skilled surfers flock right here for the tubes. On Saturday night time everyone comes for the late-night seashore celebration.
Sanur Seashore curves in a southwesterly route and stretches for greater than 5km. It’s principally clear and total fairly serene – very like the city itself. Offshore reefs imply that the surf is lowered to tiny waves lapping the shore. With a few unlucky exceptions, the resorts alongside the sand are low-key, leaving the seashore uncrowded.
The grey-brown sand is slightly skinny and undoubtedly not powdery however you may’t beat the setting. The blue waters and surrounding inexperienced hills make for a good looking scene, particularly when crimson and orange be a part of the colour palette at sundown. Strolling the seashore is well-liked, as you’d count on.
Blue Lagoon Seashore
On the far aspect of Padangbai’s jap headland, a few 500m stroll from the city centre, is that this small sandy seashore. It has a few warungs and mild, family-friendly surf.
Pantai Tanjung Sanghyang
This stunning bay, unofficially named Mushroom Bay after the mushroom corals offshore, has a crescent of brilliant white seashore. By day, the tranquility may be disturbed by banana-boat riders or parasailers. In any other case, this can be a dream seashore.
Inexperienced Bowl Seashore
One of many Bukit’s southern-facing cove seashores, Inexperienced Bowl is reached by a reasonably and strenuous stroll down 300 concrete steps. This splotch of sand is uncrowded throughout the week however attracts many at weekends (together with a number of persistent distributors). There are caves, bats and monkeys in residence, in addition to deep turquoise water.
Simply off the coastal freeway, Lebih Seashore has glittering mica-infused sand. Fishing boats line the shore and the air is redolent with the odor of BBQ fish emanating from a strip of beachside warungs; this is a wonderful cease for lunch.
A little bit of the Wild West not removed from Bali’s glitz, Balangan Seashore is an extended, low strand on the base of rocky cliffs. It is coated with palm timber and fronted by a ribbon of near-white sand, picturesquely-dotted with solar umbrellas. Surfer bars, cafes in shacks and barely extra everlasting guesthouses precariously line the shore.
Pantai Pasir Putih
The preferred ‘secret’ seashore on Bali, Pantai Pasir Putih (White Sand Seashore) lives as much as its title. As soon as a mooring spot for native fishing boats, this lengthy crescent of white sand backed by coconut palms is now a well-liked vacationer attraction. The water is secure for swimming and you may hire snorkeling gear to discover the glowing aquamarine water.