Best Beaches in Bali

Best Beaches in Bali
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Date : 30 Dec 2022
Categories: Bali Travel Guide

What other reason is there to go to Bali if not to visit the beaches? Bali is a paradise that is made up of beaches. From water sports to beach parties, Bali’s top beaches offer everything to a beach lover. Visitors can choose from some of the most luxurious accommodations that give them access to private beaches or go out and have fun at some of the best beaches in Bali.

Here is a list of some of the best beaches in Bali:

1. Jimbaran Bay Beach: Home to some of the most fabulous resorts in Bali, Jimbaran Bay beach has achieved the much well-deserved moniker of being the Beverly Hills of Bali. The white sand beach is meant for lovers of all things good: food, water sports, and luxury which makes it one of the top beaches in Bali. If you want to try good seafood in Bali then Jimbaran is the place. It is no wonder that most of the uber-luxurious resorts are present in Jimbaran.

Distance from the airport: Jimbaran beach is just around 6 km (15 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

2. Sanur Beach: One of the top beaches in Bali, Sanur is a place for water sports addicts, especially scuba diving and surfing. People also go to Sanur for snorkeling and sea walking. This is because the marine life near Sanur is very vibrant with coral reefs covering huge stretches of the sea. There are many other beaches that are connected to Sanur beach like Pantai Matahari Terbit and Padanggalak, where the annual Bali kits festival is held.

Distance from the airport: Sanur is around 13.2 km (30 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

3. Legian Beach: Located between Kuta and Seminyak, Legian beach is another great spot in Bali for water sports lovers. There are many schools that train newbies surfing and rent out surfing boards. Not just that, tourists can also try their hands at beachball. For anyone who just wants to relax by the sea, there are many small and cheap pop-up shops for manicures and hair braiding. And there’s enough reason to be stylish as the beach lights up for the party goes right after sunset. This is truly one of the best beaches in Bali.

Distance from the airport: Legian Beach is around 6.4 km (20 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

4. Kuta Beach: Kuta beach is by far one of the most popular beaches in Bali. It is flocked by thousands of tourists every year during peak season but, just like the other beaches in Bali, Kuta always has space for more! Kuta is a magnet for party lovers with many big bands performing close to the beaches. There are also many fun restaurants that line up the beach and that stay open until late night. During the day, Kuta Beach is a hotspot for surfers making it popular among the top beaches in Bali. In fact, surfing in Bali first started from the Kuta Beach way back in the 1930s.

Distance from the airport: Kuta Beach is around 2.9 km (20 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

5. Nusa Dua Beach: Just 15 minutes away from Jimbaran, Nusa Dua is again home to many luxurious resorts and golf courses in Bali, although there are many amazing places for budget travellers as well. Most people go to Nusa Dua to either swim or snorkel, but it does not attract a lot of surfing lovers. This is because the water by the beach is calm. Visitors can also take a boat out to see to enjoy the beautiful sea and the verdant landscape surrounding it.

Distance from the airport: Nusa Dua Beach is around 12.1 km (30 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

6. Tanjung Benoa: Tanjung Benoa is perhaps one of the most famous and top beaches in Bali for all kinds of water sports activities. There are many water sports training schools in the surrounding areas of the beach offering facilities like parasailing, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, kitesurfing, scuba diving, and jet skiing, etc. Visitors can also rent jet skis and other water sports-related equipment at Tanjung Benoa.

Distance from the airport: Tanjung Benoa is around 16.7 km (30 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

7. Padang Padang Beach: Another popular surfing beach in Bali, Padang Padang beach is located in Nusa Dua. In fact, many famous international surfing events including Rip Curl Cup are held in Padang Padang. Of course, the beach is also popular among non-surfing enthusiasts who go to Padang Padang to enjoy the blissfully blue waters of the Indian Ocean.

Distance from the airport: Padang Padang Beach is around 19.2 km (40 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

8. Balangan Beach: Located in Kuta, Balangan beach is a paradise for those who want to relax on a quite beach. One of the best beaches in Bali, this beach is as authentic as it can get in Bali and offers some very scenic views of the Flora in Bali. Surfers who want to avoid the crowd definitely go to Balangan, but one can spot other tourists as well who want to just build sandcastles on the golden sand beach.

Distance from the airport: Balangan Beach is around 18.1 km (40 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

9. Blue Point Beach, Uluwatu: Another beach close to Kuta, Blue Point is located in a small village named Pecatu. Interestingly, the beach was originally called Saluban and got its popular name from a hotel situated nearby – Bluepoint Villas. One of the best beaches in Bali, this beach is best for those who want some quite time. Visitors can relax and enjoy delicious meals while watching the beautiful expanse of the beach.

Distance from the airport: Blue Point Beach is around 21.5 km (41 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

10. Seminyak Beach: Seminyak Beach is for the crazy party lovers. One of the top beaches in Bali, this beach has numerous clubs and open-air restaurants where the music beats into the night sky until late night. It also has many resorts and hotels close by and is buzzing with a huge crowd all the time. Of course, visitors can also laze around the many beach chairs and bean bags laid out by the cafés.

Distance from the airport: Seminyak Beach is around 7.6 km (23 minutes) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.


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