Top Choice Beach in Kuta

Pantai Mawan

How's this for a vision of sandy paradise? Some 8km west of Kuta and 600m off the main road, this half-moon cove is framed by soaring headlands with azure water and a swath of empty sand save a fishing village of a …
Top Choice Beach in Blongas

Pantai Blongas

Beach in Kuta

Tanjung Aan

Some 5km east of Kuta, Tanjung Aan (aka A'an, Ann) is a spectacular sight: a giant horseshoe bay with two sweeping arcs of fine sand with the ends punctuated by waves crashing on the rocks. Swimming is good here, th…
Beach in Selong Blanak

Pantai Selong Blanak

Behold the wide, sugar-white beach with water streaked a thousand shades of blue, ideal for swimming. You can rent surfboards (per day 100,000Rp) and arrange for a boat out to area breaks (three hours from 500,000Rp…
Beach in Selong Blanak

Pantai Mawi

This is a surf paradise: a stunning scene, with legendary barrels and several more beaches scattered around the great bay. Watch out for the strong rip tide. There's parking and vendors; surfboard rental is 50,000Rp…
Beach in Kuta

Pantai Segar

Pantai Segar, a lovely beach about 2km east of Kuta around the first headland, has unbelievably turquoise water, decent swimming (though no shade) and a break 200m offshore. There are two more beaches nearby, a dece…
Beach in Kuta

Pantai Areguling

Look for a steep track off the main coast road 6km west of Kuta. A rough 2km ride brings you to this broad bay with a wide beach of beige sand. It's a little scruffy and services are few but you can't beat the sense…
Beach in Ekas

Heaven Beach

Ask directions to Heaven Beach for a real bit of sandy wonder. It's a stunning little pocket of white sand and surf about 4km from Ekas. Despite the omnipresent resort, you're free to access the shore: all Indonesia…
Beach in Ekas

Pantai Dagong

What a sight! An utterly empty and seemingly endless white beach backed by azure breakers. To get here, drive south 6.5km from Ekas over the rough but passable road to Pantai Dagong.
Beach in Gerupuk

Pantai Bumbangku

Follow a narrow track off the main road for 2.5km and you'll find a narrow and often deserted beach. The structures you see out in the bay are pearl farms.