Bali Backpacker's Guide

NUNGGALAN BEACH (Pantai Nunggalan) + SHIPWRECK + CAMPING + BUBBLE HOTEL – A hidden and non touristic beach in Bali

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS BEACH?

HIDDEN BEACH
This beach located in the back of the hill.
You need trek down the hill to reach the beach.

QUIET BEACH
Unlike touristic beach, this beach is less visitor.
So quiet, you can enjoy sunbathing here.

CAMPING SPOT
A place for camping and watch the night sky.
Long coast and beautiful white sand.

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

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DESCRIPTION:

Nunggalan beach is one of the most less visitor beach in Bali. It just in the one coastline with Nyang nyang beach. You have to reach Plenilunio Villa first, then walk on the footpath beside the villa. It will take about 10 minutes by trekking down the hill. Along the track sometime you will found monkey and a cave. Nunggalan beach has long coastline, you can walk along the beach and found a shipwreck. Sometime you will found a group of fisherman fishing in here.

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HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRY TICKET:
Free.

PARKING FEE:
IDR 2K for scooter.

A FOOTPATH TO REACH THE BEACH

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A CAVE BEFORE THE BEACH

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WHERE IS IT?

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

DISTANCE:
About 30 km southwest of Denpasar or 1 hour and 15 minutes.
About 58 km southwest of Ubud or 2 hours.
About 23 km southwest of Kuta beach or 1 hours.
About 21 km southwest of Ngurah Rai airport or 1 hour.

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 (A village way to Nunggalan 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 the way to Nunggalan  beach (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Nunggalan 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 the way to Nunggalan  beach (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Nunggalan  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 the way to Nunggalan  beach (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Nunggalan  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 the way to Nunggalan  beach (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Nunggalan 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.

THE SHIPWRECK ON THE NUNGGALAN BEACH

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone. But, no signal on the beach.

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

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

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

A GROUP OF FISHERMAN TRAP THE FISH

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CAMPING:

You can bring your tent and set up on the green savanna. Otherwise, you can take a bubble hotel for your stay and watch the starry night. But, it will be very expensive actually. It’s about USD 100 per night.

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

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

1. Nyang nyang beach
2. Ramayana show in Balinese Kecak dance in Uluwatu temple (6 PM).
3. Trekking at Uluwatu monkey jungle (Alas Kekeran).
4. Uluwatu temple.
5. Uluwatu beach.

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