Best Bali Beaches for Surfing

Best surfing place in Bali

Bali is one of most beautiful Indonesia tourism spot. It is caused Bali has many beautiful beach to comprehensive for the surfer. The high waves challenges the professional and beginner surfer to conquer it. Here are some of places for the best surfing in Bali:

1. Kuta Reef

Kuta beach is the premiere’s surfing in Bali. It’s most popular and must be visited by surfers around the world. Kuta’s is the most friendly surf beach. The beach break wave’s type and a coral reef wave’s type is an ideal surfing place for beginners. Therefore many surfing schools located in Kuta. You can choose one of this: Odysseys, Rip Curl Surfing School and Surfer Girl. Click here to find hotel Kuta Bali. But if you an experienced surfers, you can go to larger waves at Bukit Peninsula. The place is not far from Kuta beach.

2. Nusa Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan is a small island located 20km from the coast east of Bali. You can reach with only one hour to cross the Bali sea. Some cruises provide the transportaion service to this small island. They are Balihay Cruises and Bali Bounty Cruise. Besides as the good place of Bali Surf, Nusa Lembongan is also beautiful spot for snorkeling and diving. This Island is so beautiful because far from the crowds. You can enjoy a comfortable private surfing. The best time to Nusa Lembongan is in April to October period (dry season). In this month the waves can reach at maximum height, up to 7 ft. Click here to find hotels near Nusa Lembongan.

Playground is very suitable place of Nusa Lembongan for beginner’s surfer, but if you want surfing with the high waves you can try the Lacerations. The place called lacerations because the waves are super shallow to breaks over the reef. For more extreme surfer you can try to surf at Shipwrecks. If you still want to enjoy surfing in Bali with more comfortable and avoid the noise, you can go to Nusa Ceningan. This Island can be reached with a few 10 minute boat rides from the island of Nusa Lembongan.

3. Serangan Beach

Serangan beach is located at a small island near Denpasar, Serangan island. Serangan beach is not as busy as Kuta Beach or Sanur. But they are also a favorite Bali surf spot. The waves are friendly only ranged from 4-6 ft to make this beach is perfect for beginners and experienced surfers. The right time to surf at Serangan Beach is on November-April (Wet Season). The morning is usually the least crowded. It is easy to reach Serangan Beach. You can go to this small islands that connect via a bridge. But when the waves are higher over bridge, you reach it by speed boat. Click here to find hotels near Serangan Beach.

4. Medewi Beach

This surfer spot is on Jembrana region. Medewi beach is easy place to reach. You just drive about 2 hours from Denpasar. As the one of best surfing in Bali, Medewi beach is perfect for the beginners and experienced Surfer. The best visit time to Medewi is on wet and dry Seasons. Morning is the best time for surfing. Click here to read more about this Bali beach.

5. Padang Galak

The Padang Galak Beach also called Ketewel Beach. This is one of the best of Surfing in Bali. To reach this place you just drive about 20 minutes from Denpasar, only few minutes from Sanur beach. Click here if you want to stay near Sanur beach. Padang Galak is the most favorite Surfing in Bali by Japanesse surfer. They have beach break with standard right and left waves that suit for all levels of surfers. The break generally suits all tides swell of 3ft – 8ft with winds from the North West or West.

6. Uluwatu

Uluwatu area is located in the most northern of Bali, near Uluwatu temple. You can go to this place with a 60 minute drive from Kuta or Denpasar via By Pass Ngurah Rai. Click here if you want to pick hotels around Uluwatu. Uluwatu Beach is only for experienced surfers. The height of waves reach out until 6-10ft. Several championships surfing in Bali are also held in this beach.


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