From sparkling white sand beaches to dramatic rocky cliffs, Bali has a spectacular and varied coastline that travellers could spend months exploring. We’ve honed in on a few of our favourite Bali beaches, all of which are within easy reach of some of Bali’s most exceptional private luxury villas.
Found at Bali’s southern end, Jimbaran has a lovely white sand beach and calmer waters, making it an ideal family getaway spot. Far less busy than the popular Kuta and Legian beaches, Jimbaran boasts some good surfing spots and picturesque limestone cliff shorelines. Be sure to stay on in the evening to watch the amazing sunsets, or better yet visit the nearby Uluwatu Temple for some spiritually inspiring cliff-top views.
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Seminyak is the place to see and be seen, as Bali’s home to all things fashionable from cutting-edge dining spots to chic boutique shops. The nightlife scene here is both stylish and playful, with the popular Ku De Ta and Potato Head beach clubs attracting party-lovers from around the world. Seminyak’s sea and sand remain its main draw though, with some great surfing spots in the area.
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Found between Seminyak and Tanah Lot, Canggu has a sprinkling of beaches including the lovely Berawa Beach that attract sun-lovers and surfers alike. Sporty and family travellers will enjoy spending a day or two at the Canggu Club, with excellent facilities including tennis courts, a water park and trampolines. Vibrant green rice fields carpet Canggu’s inland area, while a growing number of bars, restaurants and shops can be found along its beaches and roads. Canggu’s more remote location is ideal for those seeking a more peaceful escape on Bali away from the crowds.
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SESEH & PERERENAN
Found about 45 minutes away from Seminyak in the Canggu area, these connected beaches are favoured spots for surfing and sunsets. With dark sands that shimmer at low tide, these are perfect beaches for a long stroll or a horseback ride. Attractions in the area include traditional Balinese villages and the Nirwana Bali Golf Club.
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For those wishing to explore Bali’s east coast, Candidasa is an ideal base. This peaceful resort town has a range of restaurants with a number of pretty beaches and cultural sights nearby. A fascinating stop is the Goa Lawah Temple, built around a cave entrance in the 11th century, while those seeking more natural sights are encouraged make a visit to the lovely Candidasa Lotus Lagoon.
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