Bali Backpacker's Guidelines

VIRGIN BEACH + SUNRISE

VIRGIN BEACH

– All Details to Know About Virgin Beach –

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT VIRGIN BEACH?

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

NOT TOURISTIC BEACH
Unlike other touristic beach, quiet beach.
This beach is offering peaceful sensation.

UNIQUE SAND COLOR
The beach has mix two sand, white and black.
Relative clean & virgin than other beach.

SUNBATHING BEACH
This beach is favorite place for sunbathing.
Local people offering sunbathe chairs.

VIRGIN BEACH

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WHAT IS VIRGIN BEACH?

DESCRIPTION:

Virgin beach is a secluded beach in the east of Bali island. The small forest you will see before reaching this beach. The sand of the beach is mixed between white and black sand. The black sand come from Agung volcano eruption, then mixed by the wave every second and everyday. It turn become like today looks. Unique, different than other beach sand in Bali.

HOW MUCH IS VIRGIN BEACH ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRY TICKET:
IDR 15K.

PARKING FEE:
Free (included by your entry fee).

WHERE IS VIRGIN BEACH LOCATED?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Sengkidu
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Manggis
Regency (Kabupaten): Karangasem
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 61 km northeast of Denpasar or 1 hour and 45 minutes.
About 54 km east of Ubud or 1 hour and 30 minutes.
About 74 km northeast of Kuta beach or 2 hours.
About 76 km northeast of Ngurah Rai airport or 2 hour.

MAP OF VIRGIN BEACH:

HOW TO GET TO VIRGIN BEACH?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is no direct public transport to get there. You have to take multiple public transport to reach this place.

From UBUD :
Please take Mini/Micro Bus at Ubud – Stop at Batubulan Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take Mini/Micro Bus to Karangsokong, Amlapura at Batubulan – Stop at Pertigaan Virgin beach jalan raya Bugbug, Perasi.

  • Fee: IDR 20K + IDR 30K.
  • Timetable: No.

From KUTA :
Please to reach Kuta Central Parking first – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then take a Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop at Batubulan Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take Mini/Micro Bus to Karangsokong, Amlapura at Batubulan – Stop at Pertigaan Virgin beach jalan raya Bugbug, Perasi.

  • Fee: IDR 3,500 + IDR 30K.
  • Timetable: No.

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
Please to reach Ngurah Rai International Gate first – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then take a Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop at Batubulan Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take Mini/Micro Bus to Karangsokong, Amlapura at Batubulan – Stop at Pertigaan Virgin beach jalan raya Bugbug, Perasi.

  • Fee: IDR 3,500 + IDR 30K.
  • Timetable: No.

From North DENPASAR:
Please take a Bemo/Angkot at Ubung – Stop at Batubulan Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take Mini/Micro Bus to Karangsokong, Amlapura at Batubulan – Stop at Pertigaan Virgin beach jalan raya Bugbug, Perasi.

  • Fee: IDR 15K + IDR 30K.
  • Timetable: No.

From South DENPASAR:
Please to reach Kuta Central Parking first – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then take a Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop at Batubulan Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take Mini/Micro Bus to Karangsokong, Amlapura at Batubulan – Stop at Pertigaan Virgin beach jalan raya Bugbug, Perasi.

  • Fee: IDR 3,500 + IDR 30K.
  • Timetable: No.

More information about Bali public transportation system:

– Trans Sarbagita Bus Stop/Shelter/Halte.
– Batubulan Micro/Mini Bus Station.
– Ubung Micro/Mini Bus Station.
– Karangsokong Micro/Mini Bus Station.

*) It’s really not efficient trip using public transport in Bali. Waste your time, energy and money. There is no fixed price in Bali transportation system, except Trans Sarbagita. If the passenger full loaded you will get the price above, but if quiet (little) passenger you will pay more expensive. Seems they applied operational cost basis since the public transport not so popular today (quiet).

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

***) You can not use Go-jek or Grab transport because the distance so far and it’s hard for them to find other passenger on the way back.

VIRGIN BEACH

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*) As you can see the sand is mixed between the white sand and the black sand.

OTHER INFORMATION:

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

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There are some cafe & restaurant.

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

ENJOY LOCAL MUSIC AT VIRGIN BEACH

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*) An old man playing bamboo music instrument while the tourists enjoyed the music.

**) The name of ‘Virgin beach’ seems not relevant anymore due to so many cafe and shop along the beach. Also fisherman houses on the next side. But, the beach pretty quiet or less tourist, especially on the weekday.

GET A BIG PICTURE OF VIRGIN BEACH FROM VIDEO:

SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR VIRGIN BEACH BALI:

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

1. Taman Ujung Soekadana park.
2. Puri Agung Amlapura palace.
3. Tirta Gangga water palace.
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You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 11 & 12 itinerary.

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