Bali is one of the most beautiful island in Indonesia. The main capital is Denpasar and the Airport named Ngurah Rai International Airport. Bali serves visitors the incredible and iconic spots. Things to do in Kuta Bali, Nusa Dua, Gili, and Uluwatu perhaps ordinary. What about Balangan in Bali, Indonesia? Have you hear the name or no?
Well, Balangan is located in Jimbaran, South Kuta. People said “Balangan” is one hidden spot in Bali. That makes sense because people that haven’t visits Bali never hear about this before. They often hear about Nusa Dua, Seminyak, Kuta, etc. People also have no idea what to do around Balangan Bali.
Okay, if you marked your date to go to Bali in this break season (I mean on December), Balangan is one of those places I very recommend to you. This is things to do in Balangan Bali Indonesia.
1. Balangan Beach
As we know, Bali serves us ton of beaches with white sandy. One of the most famous is Kuta Beach, but the crowdness, uh can’t handle it!. Well, to enjoy holiday, move to another because there is something more incredibly and conveniencely. Move from one into another beaches are also convenience. And the came up list is Balangan Beach. The beach covered with beautiful palm trees and white sand. Relaxing in Balangan Beach is exactly the brilliant idea, especially the place came up with sun umbrellas.
Balangan Beach also known as the “bule-bule” spot. Why? Of course because there’s lot of foreigner over here. The beach offers the incredibly spot for surf. The waves are very calm (even sometimes its going insane). Grab the coconut on you and enjoy the sun bright to get tan. What a joyful holiday!
- How To Get Here?
Well, you need vehicle if you tryna explore the whole city. To get to Balangan Beach, you can hire a car or scooter or bicycle. Choose the most suitable vehicle on you wisely. If you stay around Ngurah Rai Airport, it will take 30 – 40 minutes on the way to the beach.
- The Address – Balangan Beach Street, Ungasan village, Jimbaran, Southern Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.
- Entrance Ticket – Free! As same as Kuta Beach and Sanur Beach
2. Balangan Wave Surf School
Drive from Balangan Beach within 15 – 20 minutes, you can find lot of world surf spots. One of them is Balangan Wave Surf School. Cause Balangan Beach well-known as the best surfing area, they offers surfing school for those tryna become a future surfer (well this is a bit exaggerate).
The perfect waves nearly the beach is suitable for those surfers. Bali instructors will guide you how to surf on Balangan Beach. The instructors already pro, worry free cause they absolutely know which levels you are. The price tag while taking surfing course including all the equipment you need. The quality of equipment itself is great
How About the Price?
You can’t take the lesson solo. I mean the lesson came up in package. One package for at least 3 person.
- One day lesson for US $40 / person
- Two days lesson for US $75 / person
- Three days lesson for US $110 / person
Well, there is also a course for a beginner. The price tag a bit higher because they’ll teach you intensely.
- Group lesson for US $40 / person
- Private lesson for US $60 / person
- Semi private lesson for US $50 / person
Make sure you know which grade you are. If you still a beginner, kindly take the private lesson to get an intense explanation from the instructor. The instuctors are friendly, they will teach you patiently till you can conquer the waves on Balangan Beach.
3. Balangan Yoga and Love
Tryna something different is a must during holiday. What about yoga? Found it attractives? Well, near Balangan Beach, you can take yoga class. Do yoga and watch the sunset are romantic things to do in Bali.
As same as surf school, Balangan Yoga and Love also have instuctors that will patiently teach you how to be more health. Most of foreigner have tried this place. Make sure you don’t miss this place. (Psst, you also allow to set the schedule for yoga class)
- Opening Hours – Monday to Sunday on 8:15 AM – 6:25 PM
- Ticket Price – Rp 100,000 / person for each class
4. Dreamland Beach
As it named, Dreamland Bali is a dream beach for visitors. The view over here just amazing, iconic, and the place also suitable to watch sunset. Well, the visitors on here allowed to paddle their boat into neighbouring reef breaks.
Spending time here not only for relaxing, enjoying sunset, surfing, paddling, but visitor abled to get massage. The price tag insanely cheap, it cost for about Rp 50,000 – Rp 100.000 each. Going back to the cottage or hotel room with no painful on your back!
- How to Get Here?
Its located on Jalan Pecatu Indah Raya, Pecatu, Jimbaran. The beach nearby GWK (Garuda Wisnu Kencana). From the airport, hire a car or scooter for about 40 minutes to get here.
- Ticket Price: The beach entrance is free! But need to pay for parking area for Rp 15,000 / each car.
5. Nerni Warung
Nerni Warung well-known provides meal and room for guest. You can say its contribute in two functions “place for eat and stay”. Nerni Warung is one of the best warung near Balangan Beach. Is because the place offers a good view overlooking the beach. The room also clean. Stay here at least one night to feel the circumstances living near the beach.
- Price Tag: Hotel room Rp 200,000 / night
- Opening hours: Monday to Sunday on 09:00 AM – drop
6. Pura Dalem Balangan
The huge cliffs on the beach are captivating. But the uniquness there is a temple or “pura” in Bahasa nearby the beach. This is strange, right? The pura itself exist at the shore. The pura well-known for Hinduism and as a place for praying their God.
There is no admission necessary to get into the temple. Because the admission including parking fees when you first coming. Indeed, it’s a beautiful temple with historical value.
- Opening Hours: Every time
7. Nasa Cafe
Nasa Cafe is a shady bamboo bar near Balangan Beach. The place always crowd at night cause most foreigner love to come here. Enjoying the music with an incredible view at night just amazing. The meals on here more into Indo meals.
No fixed price tag, depend on what you eat. At least spending Rp 100,000 is sufficient for snack ad bir.
Perfect Time To Go: From dusk till early night
8. Single Fin Bar
Single Fin Bar is the top bar of Indonesian bucket list and best clubs in Bali. This bar made a jump-moved since its built on few short years ago, that’s why the bar become so fame right now. There’s lot of icy cold Bintang offers, coffee, moctails, and delicious food.
Every single day, the bar very very crowded. Need more effort to get the seat over here. The principle revealed “the first came, the first served”. Well, it means to get the seat or booth, you need to be hastily. Come earlier o book the seat or booth with terms and conditions applied.
- Opening Hours: Opens everyday, start from Monday – Sunday. The opening hours uncertainly, but might be opens 24 hours.
- Book private booth, spend with minimum Rp 2 millions on Monday – Saturday for food and beverage
- Book private booth, spend with minimum Rp 6 millions on Sunday for three bottles of premium spirits and mixers
9. Pecatu Indah Golf
Golf is one of the luxurious activity in our entire life. Playing golf is another activity we can do near Balangan Beach. Well, you can’t listed places for playing golf in Bali cause it’s rare here. But the recommended one is Pecatu Indah Golf. The location certainly at the Dreamland Beach.
Well, off to Pecatu Indah Golf for about 10 minutes from Balangan Beach. Your golf experiences will be enhanced by its 18 championship golf course with the idyllac beach view. They have an iconic golf area decent to golfers from all around the world.
- How To Get Here: Use a car or scooter to get here. You also can across the path, but might took over 10 minutes toward approximately.
- Opening Hours: No information, but afternoon is the finest time to get around
10. Dinner on Jimbaran
Voila! The next things to do in Balangan Bali Beach is grab dinner on Jimbaran, Bali. Jimbaran offers the iconic view especially when sun goes down. What things to do in Jimbaran? Watch the sunset before dinner serving on the table is what you must do here. Spend the rest of the day here by sitting down on the couch with sun umbrellas.
Everyday is the perfect time to come grabbing your dinner here. But don’t be startle because the crowdness. The people here will never less, so you need to come earlier to get the seat. Don’t forget to order seafood cause Jimbaran Resto have the best seafood ever in Bali.
Price Tag: A bit pricey, range Rp 100,000 – Rp 150,000 each
Another places to get into:
- Things to Do in Ubud Monkey Forest
- Uluwatu Temple
- Bingin Beach
- Azul Beach Club
- Flower Bud Bungalow Balangan
That’s the highly recommended places in Balangan. If those places been stepping by you, go to another places for another experiments. Like things to do in denpasar.