Best Places for Surfing in Bali

A side from their ultimate beauty, Bali’s beaches are also wonderful for surfing. Here, I have summed up 6 of the best of them for your reference.

1. Nusa Lembongan

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 provides a transportation service to reach this island. This isle 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

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. This beach is favored by many surfers. The wave here is good for the beginner because its height is only four to six feet. The best surfing time in Serangan is in the morning, from November to April.

3. Kuta Reef

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. It is often used as the place for surfing competition.

5. Padang Galak

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 the Japanese.