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Beautiful Hidden Beach on The Island of Bali
Nowadays I often get questions from our Bali water sports tour customers, who like to have a holiday to one of the beaches in Bali. Their inquiry is all about the Bali hidden beaches. However, the secret beach must have the beauty of the Pandawa beach at Kutuh Bali, with clean white sand. To answer their questions, so I wrote about the list of beautiful hidden beaches on the island of Bali.
Form all the list of beautiful hidden beaches in Bali that I wrote, all beaches in Bali located in the southern area of Bali and the eastern region of Bali.
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- Beautiful Hidden Beaches in East Bali.
After writing the two articles above, then an idea came to my mind, which is to write an essay about alternative beach destinations in Bali. Specifically for the beautiful hidden beaches in Klungkung regency.
Nusa Islands At Klungkung Bali
Klungkung Regency has the smallest area if you compare to 8 regencies on the island of Bali. There are four sub-districts in Klungkung regency, namely: Klungkung, Banjarangkan, Dawan and Nusa Penida districts. Nusa Penida Subdistrict is also known as the Nusa Islands Bali. Nusa Penida sub-district consists of three small islands located in the southeastern part of Bali island. The island includes:
- The Nusa Penida Island.
- Nusa Lembongan Island.
- Nusa Ceningan Island.
How Big Is Nusa Penida?
The three Nusa Bali islands governed by the Klungkung regency. Although it included in the Klungkung regency, the atmosphere of the three Nusa Bali islands different correlates to Klungkung Bali. Nusa Penida offers a hilly landscape with a 202.8 km² area, and some of the regions have an altitude maximum of 524 meters above the sea-level. If you compare to Bali island, the environment of Nusa Penida is drier with plenty of limestones.
Also, the only sub-district in Klungkung regency, which has a beautiful white sand beach, is the sub-district of Nusa Penida. Therefore, during the Bali holiday, you are looking for natural beauty, want to try watersports activities such as snorkeling/scuba diving, love beach activities, and have an adventurous character. A vacation to the Nusa Bali islands is perfect for you.
So please continue reading this page! Due you will find information about the white sand beaches in Nusa island with a beautiful view and is rarely visited, primarily for the Nusa Penida island as an alternative vacation destination in Bali.
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List Of Beautiful Nusa Penida Beaches
If you resemble an alternative holiday destination in Bali, you have an adventurous mind and love to have a vacation to Bali secluded beach attractions that offer beautiful scenery. Then it would be best if you had a holiday to Nusa Penida Beaches.
Nusa Penida Island has many points of interest. Such as plenty of spots to see the beauty of natural scenery. Especially the view of the white sand beaches and soaring coral cliffs. Due to there are many spots to see beautiful scenery in Nusa Penida island. Sometimes first-time travelers, confuse to choose which Nusa Penida Beaches they want to visit. To gain it simpler for you to discover your favorite spot while on vacation to Nusa Penida Island, here is a list of Nusa Penida Beaches that you need to know.
1. Atuh Beach
The most famous Nusa Penida beaches are Atuh Beach. For now, Atuh Beach Nusa Penida is still categories as one of the best-hidden beaches in Bali. Due to the Atuh beach location is secluded, far from the residential area, and need extra energy to get to the Atuh beach Nusa Penida location, from the Toya Pakeh port.
Also, to reach the shoreline, you have to pass the limestone path and descend the rock cliffs. Not many visitors are brave enough to climb down the towering cliff to step their feet on the Atuh Beach sand. Therefore, if you are interested in vacationing at Atuh beach Nusa Penida, prepare your stamina and courage.
Atuh Beach Points Of Interest
At Atuh beach, there are three white sand beaches and each beach separated by towering cliffs. The towering cliffs quite similar to the cliffs at the Bali Uluwatu temple attraction. On the east side of Atuh beach is Sebele beach, and on the west side of Atuh Beach is Pelilit beach/Diamond beach.
Also, the coastline offers white sand mixed with small rocks. The seawater is crystal clear and suitable if you like snorkeling activity, however, not for a novice swimmer. Also, the coral reef’s beauty remains preserved, and people able to see it when they are doing snorkeling activity.
If you have a vacation at one of the beaches in South Bali, such as Kuta beach Bali, while sitting on the Kuta Beach, you only able to see the Indian ocean. However, if you sit at the Atuh beach Nusa Penida coastline, besides able to observe the Indian ocean view, you also able to see a towering cliff. Also, on the west side of the cliff, there is a treehouse known as the Atuh Beach treehouse.
The best time to have a visit, avoid the rainy season, because of slippery footpath and dark clouds on the sky.
Atuh beach location facing to the south-east, therefore its suitable for sunrise view.
Atuh beach Google Map Location.
2. Broken Beach (Pasih Uug)
Number two on the list of Nusa Penida Beaches is Pasih Uug. Pasih Uug is a Balinese word, pasih mean beach and uug mean broken, that’s why travelers call this beach as Broken Beach Nusa Penida.
Broken Beach Nusa Penida circled by towering cliffs. From an aerial view, it will resemble a seawater pool encircled by high cliffs. Seawater can access the area enclosed by cliffs, due to there is a massive hole on the cliff walls and resembles as a bridge. Therefore, the resident also calls the Broken Beach Nusa Penida with the name Batu Bolong beach/Karang Bolong Beach. Bolong is a Balinese word which means hole.
The Broken Beach Nusa Penida located on the Banjar Sumpang, Bunga Mekar, Nusa Penida District. Precisely in the southwest of the Nusa Penida island. To make it easier for you to find the Broken Beach Nusa Penida location, please click on the link below!
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3. Pasih Andus/Smoke Beach Nusa Penida
Pasih Andus is a Balinese word, pasih mean beach while Andus implies smoke. Therefore, many travelers call pasih Andus as Smoke Beach Nusa Penida. So, there is smoke coming from the beach? No, there is no smoke, is a mist. The mist occurring due to the impact of the waves hit the steep rock wall that jutted into the sea. If you have visited the water blow Nusa Dua Bali, then this is how the waves are rising and create a water splash that becomes a mist. The water splash at the Smoke Beach Nusa Penida even higher compare the water blow waves of Nusa Dua Bali.
The Smoke Beach Nusa Penida location close to the broken beach and Angel’s Billabong Nusa Penida. Only several meters away and can be reached on foot, approximately 15 minutes walk.
Most travelers who visit the Smoke Beach Nusa Penida are young tourists. Most of the visitors will wait for the waves to rise high than taking a selfies photo. Throwing waves soared are not occur every minute, so you have to wait patiently. From Smoke Beach cliff, if you are facing northwest, you will be able to see the Nusa Ceningan island.
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4. Angel’s Billabong
If you ask me what is the best Nusa Penida beaches to swim, and the pearl of Nusa Penida, then I will say Angel’s Billabong Nusa Penida. Due to the unique location of Angel’s Billabong’s Nusa Penida. Also, rarely, there is a place like Angel’s Billabong Nusa Penida. The uniqueness of Angel’s Billabong Nusa Penida makes me categories as one of the unique attractions in Bali.
So what kind of place is Angel’s Billabong? Angel’s Billabong on the island of Nusa Penida Bali is a river estuary adjacent to the sea. The river estuary is dead-end, causing stagnant water to form a pond/pool. Angel’s Billabong pool flanked by two coral cliffs, and the water is apparent, which allows you to see the bottom of the river estuary. Also, Angel’s Billabong is one of the best places to see a sunset in Nusa Penida.
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So are you interested in having a holiday with Angel’s Billabong Nusa Penida? If yes! For sure, you want to know how to get the location of Angel’s Billabong. If you know the Broken Beach location, it means you are near. Then what is the best transportation to go to Angel’s Billabong Nusa Penida Bali? The best way is to rent a motorbike in Nusa Penida. The cost of the motorbike rental in Nusa Penida, around IDR 70,000 / 1 motorcycle.
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5. Crystal Bay Beach
Crystal Bay Beach is the most popular Nusa Penida beaches and gets plenty of tourist visits. The visitors mainly foreign travelers who are enamored of marine water sports activities, such as snorkeling and scuba diving. Therefore, if you are looking for suitable Nusa Penida beaches to swim, Crystal Bay Beach is one of them.
The name of Crystal Bay Nusa Penida given by travelers. Due to it offers crystal clear seawater, while local call it as Penida beach. If you are finding the best point to see the sunset in Nusa Penida, Crystal Bay Nusa Penida is the answer. Therefore, the best time to visit Crystal Bay beach Nusa Penida is in the afternoon before sunset.
The Crystal Bay Beach location is in the Banjar Penida area, Sakti Village, Nusa Penida sub-district. To obtain it simpler for you to find the Crystal Bay Nusa Penida beach location, please click the link below!
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6. Kelingking Beach
If you saw photos of sea views with massive cliffs that resemble T-Rex, also below the cliff, there is a white-sand beach. For sure, the photo taken on the Kelingking hill of the island of Nusa Penida Bali. Due to the cliff shaped like a Tyrannosaurus Rex, making the Kelingking hill Nusa Penida become favorite tourist spots.
From the top of Kelingking hill Nusa Penida, you will be able to see a clean white sand beach with bluish watercolor. This place is not suitable to have a visit if you are Acrophobic (Fear of Heights). I saw a few visitors when looking down from Kelingking hill; it made them feel paralyzed and immediately crawl with their knees.
Go Down Through Steep Footpath
To be able to set your foot on the Kelingking beach Nusa Penida, you have to go down through steep footpath. On the edge of the steep pathway, there is a bamboo fence as a place to hold. After trekking down the steep path, the journey not yet finished because you will find one very steep staircase leading to the beach area.
Getting down through a steep path at Kelingking beach cliff, create a thrilling experience. It takes me about 30 minutes to step my feet on the Kelingking beach sand. However, all fear and curiosity disappeared when I set foot on the sand of Kelingking beach.
From the Kelingking beach coastline, you will see gentle waves with fine grains of white sand. However, before I visited Kelingking beach, my friend, who is a native of Nusa Penida resident, forbade me to swim. Due to the Kelingking beach, ocean currents were powerful.
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Nusa Penida Beaches FAQ
Below is the collective often asked inquiry from a traveler about the Nusa Penida beach holiday.
If you are not a good swimmer, Crystal Bay Beach in Nusa Penida island is the most suitable beach for you to swim. Because Crystal Bay Beach, the seawater current, is low, with low depth near the beach coastline. For your information, Crystal Bay Beach is the most popular beach in Nusa Penida and often visited by first-time travelers. Around the beach area, you also able to find plenty of snorkeling activities operator.
For sure, the best spot to see the sunset in Nusa Penida is on the west side of the island. Here is few best location to watch the sunset in Nusa Penida island. Cristal Bay beach, Payung Beach, Petra Bay, Smoky beach, Devil’s Billabong, Broken Beach.
Of course, you can! If you stay in Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, or Jimbaran, try to get a fast boat in the morning at Sanur beach, around 7 am. Then you come back in the afternoon from Nusa Penida to Bali.
To swim at Kelingking beach is not recommended and not safe, especially if you can’t swim. The wave at Kelingkeing beach is quite substantial due to its face directly with the Indian ocean. During the afternoon, most of the time, there will be high tide at Kelingking beach. Therefore it is not recommended to see the sunset at the Kelingking beach shoreline.
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Summary of Nusa Penida Beaches Travel Guide
For now, the Nusa Penida Beaches attractions are more suitable to be visited, for those of you who like an adventure. Also, Nusa Penida ideal as a holiday destination if you love to have a vacation to a hidden beach. Due to tourism infrastructure in Nusa Penida is not adequate, especially the road. However, at the moment the Klungkung regional government is intensely developing infrastructure on the island of Nusa Penida. Every year many ways previously in the form of footpaths are changes into an asphalt road.
If you are organizing to have a holiday with family and children, and interested in a vacation to the Nusa Penida hidden beach. My advice, you choose to have a holiday to the Nusa Lembongan island. Due to Nusa Lembongan island infrastructure is adequate.
Hopefully, the information about the Nusa Penida Beaches above is useful as your Nusa Penida travel guide. Also, it can help you in finding alternative tourist destinations in Bali. If you have additional details about Nusa Penida Beaches, please kindly write in the comments column below.