Nyang Nyang Beach is one of the many hidden beaches in Bali. Located in Pecatu Village, Badung, Bali, this beach has been awarded as the best beaches in the world and on the must-visit list in 2018 by CNN International Travel.
This is the only beach that from Indonesia that was on that list. Now you know that this is a big deal, not only for Bali but for the whole country of Indonesia.
Nyang Nyang Beach
Because of the location of the beach, there are not many people visiting every day. CNN described the beach as the beach with the golden and yellow shoreline, cliffs full of trees, lush green meadows, blue ocean with the waves perfect for surfers.
Despite that acknowledgment, Nyang Nyang is not as famous as other beaches in Southern Kuta. In fact, you can see the map on your digital map.
What to Expect From Nyang Nyang Beach
Nyang Nyang Beach is directly connected to the Indian Ocean, that’s why the waves are strong. This attracts many surfers. Many surfers have referred to the beach as ‘surfing heaven’.
Surfers will be able to catch the waves all day long. Challenging themselves while enjoying the fresh water and air, it’s one of the best feelings in the world.
The beach considers for Med to Pro Surfers only, so if you just a beginner, try to have a trainer or assistance by a Pro surfer.
If you’re not a surfer, unfortunately, the beach isn’t really safe for swimmers.
But don’t worry, you can still sunbathe, playing around on the beach, hunting for seafood and camping. Take a few pictures to leave an everlasting memory.
After you’re satisfied with the beach and climb your way back up. There is one more thing you can do while you’re there.
Dare yourself to try paragliding!
You can glide your way from the cliff and enjoy the sunset, cliffs and the beach from way up in the air.
The Best Time to Visit The Beach
The best way to visit the beach is during the dry season in which occurs in the month of May until October, where there is little to no rain.
During the rainy season, getting to the beach is even more difficult as the stairs are more dangerous and slippery.
Since this beach has strong currents, try to reach the beach before the afternoon to avoid the high tide, especially if you come with children.
How to Get There
Nyang Nyang beach located in the southern region of Bali in Pecatu, Badung district, which could be reached in 5 to 10 minutes from Uluwatu Temple by car or motorbike.
But if you start from Kuta or Seminyak, it would take approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours to reach this beach, depends on the traffic.
Accessing the beach is quite difficult, it’s located right before Uluwatu Shrine. The beach is right beneath a high cliff, you will have to climb down hundreds of sets of stairs.
You need to really be careful when climbing down the stairs, as it is very steep, get some assistance if you really need it.
But your effort will be equally rewarded. The golden-yellow colored soft sand will greet you on the way down. The view of the cliff and the strong waves will let you know that you’ve made it.
Considered to be the best beach in Indonesia is proof of how amazing it is. You get one of the best experiences you can get while visiting Bali, you just have to be careful when climbing down the stairs and plan your trip beforehand. It’s not recommended to visit the beach during the rainy season.
All in all, respect nature and enjoy the best time of your life. Nyang Nyang Beach is a gem and a piece of heaven on earth.