Bali Backpacker's Guide

BLUE POINT BEACH = SULUBAN BEACH (Pantai Suluban) at Uluwatu, Bali + SUNSET

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS BEACH?

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

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

NO ENTRANCE FEE
There is no official entrance fee.
You just pay the parking fee for your scooter.

GOOD ATMOSPHERE
Near the beach you will found the bar & restaurant with loud music.
You can watch the beautiful sunset from here.

THE SURFER IN ACTION WITH THE MOUNTAIN AS THE BACKGROUND

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DESCRIPTION:

This beach seems match for surfing and watching the sunset only because it has short coast line. A little place for sunbathing. But, the view is amazing. Especially from the bar that located in the top of rocks.

THE WAY TO THE BEACH:

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*) If you want to access to the Blue Point beach or Suluban beach or Uluwatu beach, you have to put your scooter in the dead end road and pay the parking fee. Then you walk down through the forested stairs and limestone cliff. Then you will found the beach. Otherwise, you can access via Single Fin bar.

WHERE IS IT?

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

DISTANCE:
About 33 km southwest of Denpasar or 1 hour and 15 minutes.
About 55 km southwest of Ubud or 2 hours.
About 29 km southwest of Kuta beach or 1 hours.
About 23 km southwest of Ngurah Rai airport or 1 hour.

MAP:

*) If you refer to Google map the name of the beach is Uluwatu beach (pantai Uluwatu).

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. Then, take a scooter taxi to reach the 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 Uluwatu temple parking area.
Then, take a scooter taxi to reach the 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 Uluwatu temple parking area.
Then, take a scooter taxi to reach the 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 Uluwatu temple parking area.
Then, take a scooter taxi to reach the 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 Uluwatu temple parking area.
Then, take a scooter taxi to reach the 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 BEACH:

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SHORT COAST LINE (SMALL BEACH)

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*) This beach has short coast line, it seems used for surfing spot and sunset spot only.

HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRY TICKET:
Free

PARKING FEE:
Scooter  : IDR 5K.
Car         : IDR 15K.

THE LOCAL SURFER WATCHING THE WAVE:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
There are strong signal for your smartphone.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There are some cafe, bar & restaurant.

*) I prefer ‘Single Fin’ bar & restaurant. Nice place and good vibe. Seems it make the atmosphere of this place become alive. Also the perfect place to watch sunset.

BEST BAR & RESTO TO WATCH SUNSET:

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THE VIEWS FROM THE BAR:

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SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ IN ULUWATU/SULUBAN/BLUE POINT BEACH BALI:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Blue point/Suluban/Uluwatu beach:

1. Uluwatu temple + Bali kecak dance.
2. Truly Padang padang beach.
3. Labuan Sait beach Padang padang.
4. Nyang nyang beach + Paragliding.

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

SULUBAN (BLUE POINT) BEACH SUNSET

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GET A BIG PICTURE OF BLUE POINT BEACH OR SULUBAN BEACH FROM VIDEO:

CHECK THE WEATHER FOR TOMORROW TO GET THE BEST SUNSET:



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