Beach tourism in Bali is a favourite spot for almost all travellers. Usually, foreign or local people go to Bali to do surfing activities. You need to know that not all beaches in Bali can be used as surfing spots. Therefore, check out the information on the best beaches in Bali for surfing below.
Balangan is a popular surfing spot in Bali for surfers with an intermediate level of experience. Balangan Beach is located on Jalan Balangan, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali. This beach is not suitable for beginners because the height of the waves can reach 4-8 feet. The right time to visit Balangan Beach is during the dry season, around April – October. In that month, the sea waves are consistent, and the weather is also very sunny.
Balian Beach is better known by tourists from Australia than local tourists. This beach is suitable for those looking for a beach that is still quiet because its popularity is not like Kuta beach. Balian Beach is on the Balian beach road, Lalanglinggah Village, Kec. West Selemadeg, Tabanan Regency, Bali.
This beach can be reached within an hour and a half from Kuta Beach. The uniqueness of Balian Beach is its black sand and has a river mouth called the Balian River. Balian beach is only suitable for experienced surfers because it has high waves.
Medewi Beach is located in the Pekutatan sub-district, Jembrana district, Bali. Medewi Beach has black sand with many rocks on the shoreline. In addition, the sea is still clear, and the village is still natural.
Therefore, Medewi beach has been named the best beach for surfing in western Bali. Medewi Beach has big and long waves. The height of the waves is bigger than the waves in Kuta but smaller than the waves in Balian. So it can be concluded that Medewi Beach is one of the ideal spots for surfing activities.
- Nusa Dua
Nusa Dua Beach is very famous for foreign or local people. The address for Nusa Dua is on Jl. Nusa Dua, Benoa, South Kuta District, Badung Regency. Besides being famous for its white-sand beaches, Nusa Dua also has big and consistent waves. The height of the waves in Nusa Dua can reach 6 feet. Therefore, Nusa Dua is always monitored by the coast guard. So for beginner surfers you should not surf here.
Kuta Beach has been a favourite of all tourists from the past until now. Besides having a beautiful sunset, Kuta Beach has white sand with calm seawater. Kuta Beach is in Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali.
This beach is perfect for beginner-level surfing because the waves are not too high. Around the beach some people rent surf equipment. You can even ask them to teach you how to surf here.
- Batu Bolong
Batu Bolong Beach is located on Jl. Batu Bolong Beach, Canggu Village, North Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali. Batu Bolong has a slow wave current and a wave height similar to Kuta. Therefore, this beach is highly recommended for beginner level surfers.
Bingin Beach is located in Pecatu, South Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali. This beach has a white sand beach with waves up to 5 feet high. However, the wavelength is still less than Medewi beach. Bingin Beach is only recommended for experienced surfers because the waves are quite high and fast.
Whether your trips take you on a long stroll on beaches, delicious cuisines, relaxing spas and resorts or urban attractions, additional research will give you the best experience for your visit. Get to know more about Bali by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.