Bali is one of the best places for traveling, there are a range of outdoor activities we can do during our trip like scuba diving, culinary, hiking, and or simply walking to the beach enjoying sunsets.
As for today, we want to share with you a list of Bali’s most epic spots to help you get the best spot to witness such picture-perfect moments. The best sunset spots in Bali are beaches along the western coastline and the best time to go there is during Summer, around April to September.
1. Tanah Lot Bali
Tanah Lot is one of Bali’s most iconic landmarks, it is located in Tabanan regency, around 20km north-west of Kuta. This Beach has an ancient Hindu shrine located on top of the big rock which adds an exotic silhouette to the dramatic sunset.
Beraban, Kec. Kediri, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 82121
This location can be easily found on Google Maps, use the keyword “Tanah Lot” to get the direction.
2. Kelan Beach
Kelan Beach is located in Tuban, or to be more exact in the south of Ngurah Rai Airport Bali. This beach location is adjacent to Ngurah Rai airport, so we will able to see planes landing or take-off during our visitation. Kelan beach can be an ideal place to chill witnessing the sunset.
Tuban, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
This location can be easily found on Google Maps, use the keyword “Pantai Kelan” to get the direction.
3. Jimbaran Beach
As its name suggests, Jimbaran beach is located in Jimbaran, where seafood dining and sunsets are combined perfectly with a great sea panorama. There are more than 15 beachfront restaurants available in the beach area. This is a must-visit if you’re looking for a romantic sunset dinner on a white sand beach.
Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali
This location can be easily found on Google Maps, use keyword “Pantai Jimbaran” to get the direction.
4. Pura Uluwatu South Bali
This Uluwatu Temple or Pura Luhur Uluwatu is also located in Jimbaran and well-known for its magnificent sunset spot, sat on top of a steep cliff around 70 meters above the sea. This location offers magical sunset backdrops. There are also daily Kecak dance performances held at 6 pm and usually last an hour.
Jalan Raya Uluwatu, Pecatu, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
You can rent a bike or car to get to the location as there is no public transportation to get to Uluwatu Temple. It will be quite difficult to go back into town without any prearranged ride or taxi.
5. Dreamland Beach
Dreamland beach is located in Jimbaran, and it’s so popular among surfer for its challenging waves. Travelers also use this beach to have to lay down on the sundeck and waiting for the sunset.
Find this on Google Maps, use the keyword “Dreamland Beach” to get the direction.
6. Balangan Beach
Another great sunset spot in Jimbaran is Balangan Beach. The unique point of this beach is its high cliff and white sand beach. The beach is ideal for a swim or to lay down waiting for the sunset.
Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali
This location can be easily found on Google Maps, use the keyword “Balangan Beach” to get the direction.
7. Tegal Wangi Beach
Jimbaran offers so many beautiful spots for sunsets, another one that should be on your bucket list is Tegal Wangi. We can see the vast Indian Ocean from the top of a high cliff. Or we can also go down to the sandy beach.
Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
This location is on Google Maps, use the keyword “Balangan Beach” to get the direction.
8. Kuta Beach Bali
Kuta beach is one of the iconic landmarks of Bali, it’s located on Bali’s south-western coastline, an ideal spot to catch a sunset. Due to its popularity, the beach is crowded especially during sunset, you will see a lot of people having various activities like surfing, laying down or swimming.
9. Kayu Putih / Batu Belig Beach
This one is located in Canggu, the main spot of this beach is the wooden bridge which looks great during the sunset. The wooden bridge was designed to connect La Laguna restaurant to Kayu Putih beach.
The entrance is La Laguna Restaurant, and we should order food/drinks to enter the area. Alternatively, we can go to Batu Belig Beach which is actually the same area, and we can enjoy the beach for free.
Gang Bintang Laut, Denpasar Selatan, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80223
This location is available on Google Maps, use keyword “Kayu Putih Beach” to get the direction.
10. Double Six Seminyak
The last one is Mesari Beach, a beautiful beach located in Seminyak for sundowner location. Also known as Double Six Beach or Seminyak Beach, this beach offers a number of restaurants and bars to hang out, we can lay down on colorful couches watching a sunset with our travel buddies.
This beach is available on Google Maps, use the keyword “double Six Seminyak or Seminyak Beach” to get the direction.