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12 Top Things to Do in Bukit Peninsula Bali, Indonesia

by Yoga Adi

Take a note, this is another wonderful place in Bali Island. A beautiful place packed with dozens of remarkable experiences, Bukit Peninsula. Bukit Peninsula or also known as Semenanjung Bukit is the southernmost area on the island of Bali. Unlike other parts of Bali that generally feature soil fertile, this peninsula area tends to have a dry and rocky soil texture.

However, before becoming a popular tourist attraction, Bukit Peninsula used to be just a neglected area. Then, since the beauty and uniqueness began to be exposed, many tourists began to be interested to visit it. Moreover, with addition of the existence of some construction and its location adjacent to the airport helped make Bukit Peninsula so one of the favorite places in Bali.

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So many spots you’ll find here, starting from beaches, museum, and also bar. But this time, we’re going to review some of those spectacular beach first, starting with Green Bowl Beach. Here are all the top things to do in Bukit Peninsula Bali Indonesia.

1. Green Bowl Beach

Green Bowl Beach is one of the charming beaches located on of course, Bukit Peninsula. The location itself is surrounded by beautiful cliffs where on the underside there is a beautiful beach that leads directly to the Pacific Ocean. That’s the Green Bowl Beach.

This beach is known for its good waves with panoramic green trees on each side of the cliff. To visit this beach is actually not so difficult. However, before leaving it is better to prepare more energy because you will pass hundreds of stairs until you finally reach the beach. Very tiring. But, you already paid with its panoramic views, so no problem.  However, to enter this place, you will be charged with entrance fee of 5.000. With 5.000 rupiahs, you can enjoy this beach anytime you want. It such a great place to visit first.

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2. Balangan Beach

According to a survey conducted by TripAdvisor, many world traveler claims that Balangan Beach is one of the best beaches in Indonesia. This is due to the location of the beach that lies between the beautiful and magnificent stone cliffs , giving it the impression as a “paradise” that hidden in Bali. For you who like to surf, the waves here are very reliable. If you are the type of person who is disturbed by the number of people, then this beach is a suitable place for you because only a few tourists visit this place.

Even so, you do not need to worry about your tummy business. Around the beach there are some small stalls where you can buy something that can block the hunger. Oh yes, Balangan beach is also known as a spot that is suitable for viewing sunset in the late evening. Around the beach there are also some accommodation with the presence of some small bungalow to stay overnight after enjoying the sunset. However, to enter this location you must pay 2.000 rupiahs for entry ticket. Such a great place to visit.

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3. Bingin Beach

Next is Bingin Beach. It is a white sandy beach located on the Southwest coast of Dreamland beach. Although the beach is quite difficult to access because of the high cliffs, seeing the blue sea panorama just felt more than enough to make your visit so meaningful.

If you can not stand the beauty, you can play on this beach by going down some stairs and through a narrow alley. In general, visitors who like to play on the beach is more often the foreign tourists than domestic. The reason may be because the far distance from the parking lot to the beach. In the end, this is one of many beautiful beaches that you must visit, plus there’s no entry ticket needed to be paid!

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4. Dreamland Beach

Dreamland Beach is a beach located in the south of Balangan Beach and close to Bali Pecatu Graha Indah area. This beach is included as one of the top beaches in Bali, because of its white sand that looks like Kuta Beach. Its one of those wonderful beaches.

The waves here is also quite strong, so no wonder if this beach often gets high enthusiasm from the surfers, both from local and foreign. In addition, the other allure point that is also exist on this beach is the presence of high cliffs that surround the Dreamland Beach which makes it look so cool. You’ll be charged with 15.000 rupiahs to enter this place though. What a great place, right?

5. Labuan Sait Beach

Characteristically, this beach has a very fine exotic white sand. Its beauty is also not less good with other top beaches in Bali. This beach also has a crystal clear  water with a very calming waves. Labuan Sait Beach is increasingly boasted by that towering high rock cliffs along the coast.

To visit Labuan Sait beach, you must descend the stairs one by one through a small cliff crack that only fit one person. Also you’ll be charged with 5000 rupiahs for domestic and 10.000 for foreign tourists entry ticket. Anyway, on this beach you can do many things, from swimming, sand play, relaxation, sunbathing, diving and admiring coral reefs and surfing. Its a good place. 

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6. Blue Point (Suluban) Beach

Suluban Beach or also known as Blue Point Beach Beach is another beautiful beach on Bukit Peninsula. This beach is located on the west coast of Padang-Padang. Unfortunately, access to this beach is not open to the public, which causes the condition of this beach is very quiet. When the tidal up to 100 meters, you can have fun exploring rocks, coral and seaweed to find fish or other sea creatures.

Looking at the sea around this beach will be very fitting if you do it from the top of the cliff. The cafe area is a good point to look at the beach and it has a great vantage point. If you want to know what it’s like to bathe in the sea water, you can go down the stairs through a rather steep cliff. To be honest, this beach with white sand is somewhat similar to its twin, the Dreamland Beach and Padang-Padang Beach. However you can enjoy this beach at any time and not even worry about the entry ticket, because its totally free !. Such a great place to visit.

7. Pandawa Beach

Pandawa Beach is another beach in Bukit Peninsula, in the village of Kutuh to be exact. Pandawa Beach is famous for its seaweed farming. For you who are curious about what and how to seaweed cultivation, may be able to find out by visiting this one beach.

To visit it, it only takes more or less 15 minutes if from Nusa Dua. The government itself makes this coastal area as one of ecotourism destination in Bali Island. Its also becoming famous beach in Bali now. With only 8.000 rupiahs of entry ticket, you’ll be able to enjoy all the fun possibilities that exist in this beach. Enjoy your time.

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8. Padang Padang Beach

Padang Padang Beach is a tourist spot located on Labuan Sait-Pecatu road, Pecatu. It is very close to Labuan Sait beach which also has the name of Padang Padang. Padang Padang Beach itself is one of the most famous beaches throughout Bali, because its beauty is very fascinating. In fact, because of the beauty of this beach has ever been used as one of the famous movie filming location.

This beach itself is granted by very good white sand with a panoramic view of magnificent high cliffs . The waves are very strong, so many surfers feel comfortable in here. Not to mention the beauty of the sea is very fascinating, with a bluish green water, makes it look amazing. Although this beach will feel a little narrow when tide, but it still does not reduce the charm of this one beach. However, to enjoy all the beauty of this beach, you only need to pay 10.000 fro entry ticket though. Pretty cheap, right?.

Others Attractions in Bukit Peninsula

Beside those magnificent beaches, you might as well visiting this places too. They are rather unique though, so your time will not wasted. Before further do, lets check those things to do in Bukit Peninsula Bali Indonesia:

9. Pasifika Museum

Museum Pasifika in Bali can be categorized as a new museum, compared to other museums on the island of Bali. In the museum Pasifika, it provides a collection of artists from Asia Pacific region, and there are quite a lot.

In 2004, this museum is the Asia Pacific Art Center, not yet entered the museum category. Also in 2006, then given the name Museum Pasifika. From the art center turned into a museum, due to the growing number of art collections and its location in the center of Nusa Dua tourist attractions, making this museum often get visits from tourists, especially foreign tourists.

Although the collection of art in museum Pasifika Bali mostly is permanent, but in this place often held art exhibitions either from Bali or other countries. Visitors to Museum Pasifika in Bali, every day start to increase, from hotel guests in Nusa Dua area, schools, tourism industry players and of course most of the art lovers. However, this gallery or museum opens from 10 am till 6 pm, and you can enter it after you pay the 35.000 rupiahs entry ticket. The price is for domestic tourist, foreigners will be charged with 70.000 rupiahs. This is a must visit place.

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10. Uluwatu Temple / Pura Uluwatu

Pura Luhur Uluwatu or Pura Uluwatu is a temple located in the village of Pecatu, Kuta District, Badung. The temple, located on the southwestern tip of the island of Bali on top of a ridge of steep and high rocks and jutting into the sea is a Sad Kayangan Temple which is believed by Hindus as a buffer of 9 winds.

This place of worship of Hindu religion really has a very beautiful view, from the high cliff of our eyes will be amazed to see the vast ocean from the cliff, the scenery you can really dramatic!. However, evening is the right time, in addition to not too hot, in the evening you can also enjoy the sunset. In addition, usually during the evening there will be held a very interesting Kecak dance. To enter this temple, you’ll be charged with entry ticket with the prices of 20.000 for adults and 10.000 for kids. Its a beautiful temple.

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11. Rockbar

Rock Bar Bali is known as one of the most popular venues in the world to enjoy sunset, cocktails and entertainment. With unrivaled views, 14 meters above the Indian Ocean, Rock Bar is accessible using the dramatic AYANA inclinator. With a glamorous sunset atmosphere and a tantalizing evening scene, you can listen to international DJ-treated music from a DJ booth perched on the cliff face to provide a different experience.

The expanded Rock Bar area can hold up to 880 guests to enjoy the scenery, with a VIP Round Deck that can hold 18 lucky guests to rejoice in an architectural marvel while surrounded by waves. Rock Bar is the perfect destination for a romantic evening, an impressive encounter with unforgettable friends, as well as a spectacular MICE show. For security reasons, Rock Bar does not allow you to carry a backpack or a large bag. A well-dressed code is applied at all times. This venue opens from 4 pm till 2 am in the morning, and there’s no entry ticket needed. After all, this is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the night life.

 12. New Kuta Golf

New Kuta Golf offers facilities and infrastructure to play a comfortable and quiet golf. With beautiful sea views, New Kuta Golf is often a place for international golf championships. In close proximity to Uluwatu area, New Kuta Golf has been equipped with restaurants, bars and spas that are increasingly adding to the comfort of its visitors.

Located on the southwestern edge of Bukit Peninsula, within Pecatu Indah Resort area, atop a limestone cliff and overlooking the stunning views of Dreamland and Balangan Beach. It takes 20 Minutes drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. However, this place opens at 6 am until 6.30 pm, and if you want to play golf in here, you must pay at least 1.300.000 rupiahs for membership. Its a perfect yet stunning place to exercise a little bit.

 That’s it, several attractions in Bukit Peninsula, Bali Indonesia. Actually, there’s more thing you can explore, and we want you to find it yourself, and make a great experience of it, careful not to get lost though. Make a very nice memory of it, and please keep the environment clean, to make the beauty of those places still maintained. Enjoy your holiday in indonesia, have a great day!

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