Bali Backpacker's Guide

DREAMLAND BEACH (Pantai Dreamland)/New Kuta Beach + SUNBATH + SURFING – The Dream Beach of the Surfer

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS BEACH?

HIDDEN BEACH
This beach located in the back of the hill.
The beach has good atmosphere.

SURFING SPOT
This beach is the best surfing spot in Bali.
It’s favorite place for surfer and paradise hunter.

SUNSET SPOT
This beach is one of the best sunset spot in Bali.
It’s favorite place for watching surfer and sunset.

NO ENTRANCE FEE
There is no official entrance fee.
But, you will pay for parking fee.

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DESCRIPTION:

Dreamland beach is one of the popular beach in Bali and favorite for surfer. On 1996 it was complex of grand development of Bali Pecatu Graha. But, on 1998 when monetary crisis happened, the mega project stuck. Today they named the beach as ‘New Kuta Beach‘. But, the local and the tourist still use ‘Dreamland beach’ name.

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HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRY TICKET:
Free.

PARKING FEE:
IDR 5K for scooter.

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Pecatu
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Kuta Selatan
Regency (Kabupaten): Badung
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 29 km southwest of Denpasar or 1 hour and 6 minutes.
About 50 km southwest of Ubud or 2 hours.
About 24 km southwest of Kuta beach or 1 hours.
About 19 km southwest of Ngurah Rai airport or 42 minutes.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is cheap public transport to get there. Trans SARBAGITA Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans SARBAGITA. Then, you must reach to Garuda Wisnu Kencana halte (halte GWK Depan), and then take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu and stop before Uluwatu temple (Pecatu Indah Resort). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. 🙂

From DENPASAR :
please to reach Ngurah Rai Stadium – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
or reach ‘Kamboja’ or ‘Surapati’ or ‘Sudirman’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in front of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Depan).
Then,  take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu temple – Stop in Pecatu Indah Resort (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach.

From UBUD :
please to reach Batubulan Bus Station – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the ‘Pesanggaran’ Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in front of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Depan).
Then,  take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu temple. – Stop in Pecatu Indah Resort (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach.

From KUTA :
please to reach Kuta Central Parking – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Patasari (Tuban) Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in front of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Depan).
Then,  take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu temple. – Stop in Pecatu Indah Resort (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach.

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
please to reach ‘Patasari’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
or reach ‘Kelan’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in front of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Depan).
Then,  take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu temple. – Stop in Pecatu Indah Resort (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach.

*) There is no direct public transport to get there. If you use public transport, you will waste your time because the feeder bus not really sure when it will arrive.

**) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this temple and use google map as your navigator.

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet. Better bring your own pocket tissue.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
Some cafe & bar near the area.

*) Cold ‘Bintang’ beer and coconut water available in here.

A SURFER IN ACTION

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SUNSET HIDDEN THE CLOUDS

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SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ IN AND NEAR DREAMLAND BEACH BALI:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Dreamland beach:

1. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) culture park
2. Labuan Sait Padang-padang beach.
3. Klapa Resort
4. Uluwatu temple + monkey forest + sunset + bali dance show

You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 7 itinerary.

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