Geger Beach, Nusa Dua
Recommended for: swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, culture exploration
Geger is one of the 5 beaches within Nusa Dua, what makes it special is how it is hidden away at the bottom end of a steep stair path which leaving it almost untouched by crowds of tourists. The sea is relatively calm and peaceful here which make it perfect for swimming, snorkeling or just relaxing. If you just want to relax, there are some local bars and restaurants nearby where you can grab some beer and a bite. Spend the rest of your day on a sunbed and get some massage until sunset!
Recommended for: swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, quality food, relaxation
Although Sunday’s beach club requires an entrance fee, in return you can enjoy a beautiful beach without overcrowded and you will get some food coupons for part of the fee too. There is an abundance of marine life here to explore with the provided snorkels and masks. If you are just here to chill, grab a drink and stay in the infinity pool while enjoying the spectacular ocean view. Quality food and great service are also recommended by many repeat customers.
Blue Point Beach, Uluwatu (Suluban)
Recommended for: Surfing, bodyboarding
This beach also requires an entrance fee, but it is cheaper than Sunday’s beach club. Although this beach is known as surfers’ paradise, swimmers can still enjoy the crystal blue water here. There is a cafe built among the cliff above the beach where you can enjoy the stunning view with experienced surfers’ live performances and famous sunset with great food and drink.
Balangan Beach, Balangan
Recommended for: Surfing, sunbathing, pre-wedding photo shooting
Attracting numerous couples all over the world for their pre-wedding photoshoot, Balangan is famous for its stunning view, especially for the sunset view. The wave there is good for surfing. If you do not plan to get wet, it is still fun to watch people surfing. There are also local warungs available, offering drinks and tasty food at a very friendly price.
Thomas Beach, Uluwatu
Recommended for: Surfing, book reading, meditation, sunbathing
Located between Bingin and Padang Padang, this beautiful Bali beach is another hidden gem in Bali. This beautiful beach is away from the crowd, leaving a quiet place for some inner peace. This beach is perfect for surfing beginners with equipment rentals and lessons offered. With this non-touristic location without many tourists, you can get food, drinks and sunbed offered at a reasonable price. The only price for this true hidden gem is to hike down for about 100 stone steps to get there.