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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

6 Best Places for Surfing in Bali

Aside from their ultimate beauty, Bali's beaches are also great for surfing. Below is our recommendation:

1. Nusa Lembongan

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Nusa Lembongan is a small island located about twenty kilometers from Bali's eastern beach. You can reach this place by speedboat in an hour. Several cruises such as Balihay Cruises and Bali Cruise Bounty provide transportation service to reach this island. Nusa Lembongan is great for surfing. In addition, it has stunning natural panorama that is very interesting for sightseeing. You can also do snorkeling and diving here.
In Nusa Lembongan, you can surf comfortably because the beach here is not too crowded. For utmost surfing pleasure, go to surf between April and October where the wave reaches its maximum height.

2. Serangan Beach

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Serangan Beach is located in a small island near Denpasar. Although it's close to the Bali capital city, Serangan Beach is not as crowded as Kuta and Sanur. However, this beach is favored by many surfers. The wave here is good for the beginner because its height only four to six feet. The best surfing time in Serangan is in the morning, from November to April.

3. Kuta Reef

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Kuta Reef is an ideal place for surfing in the world-famous Kuta Beach. The exact location of Kuta Reef is in front of Sandhi Pala Motel, or, about 800 meters offshore. To reach Kuta Reef, you can rent a boat that is available nearby the beach.

4. Uluwatu

Uluwatu is in the northern Bali and close to Pura Uluwatu. Only professional surfers are allowed to surf here due to its very high wave. Uluwatu is often used as the place for surfing competition.

5. Padang Galak

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Padang Galak Beach is also called as Ketewel Beach. This beach is known to be one of the best surfing places in Bali. To reach this beach, you only need twenty minutes trip by taxi from Denpasar. Padang Galak is also close to Sanur. This surfing spot is favored by many tourists, especially Japanese.

6. Medewi Beach

Medewi Beach is located in the regency of Jembrana. It's easy to go to this beach. You just need to drive about two hours from Denpasar. Medewi Beach is also recognized as one of the best surfing spots in Bali, suitable for either amateur or professional surfers. You can surf here any time, but we recommend you do it in the morning.

There are still many other beaches for awesome surfing in Bali, but those six places above are the most recommended ones. If you are looking for hotel villa in Bali, you can stay with us at Bali Swiss Villa.