Everyone must be eager to be able to take a vacation and get away from the busy world of work. One of the most appropriate places to serve as a tourist destination is the island of Bali. The name of this Island of the Gods has been heard all over the world regarding its culture and natural wealth.
Most of the natural wealth on display is the beach. Precisely thanks to the smallness of this island, this island has very many beaches which are relatively close compared to locations between the coasts of Java.
One of the beaches whose name is not famous is Balangan Beach. Although not as famous as Sanur Beach and other beaches, this beach still offers its own uniqueness that can be felt by visitors.
Entrance ticket prices to Balangan Beach
The great thing for Balangan Beach visitors is that you don’t need to pay an entrance ticket. However, if you drive a vehicle or use a vehicle service, then you are required to pay in each category.
For four-wheeled vehicles, such as cars, they are required to pay a parking fee of Rp. 5,000. Then for two-wheeled vehicles, it is required to pay Rp. 2,000.
This beach is located on Jalan Pantai Balangan, Dea Uluwatu, Jimbaran Village, South Kuta District. In other words, this beach is 21 km from Denpasar. In the northern part of Balangan Beach there is Tegalwangi Beach.
Then in the south there is Dreamland Beach and also Bingin Beach which you can also visit at once. Then to visit this place, you have to travel 17.3 km with a duration of 38 minutes.
If you want to go to this location by renting a private vehicle, then you are required to always have an internet quota. It’s easy to get to the location using Google Maps.
Navigate the vehicle to Jalan Airport Ngurah Rai towards the Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai roundabout. Choose the path leading south after reaching the roundabout. Continue on the road until you reach a T-junction that contains KFC, McDonald’s and Pizza Hut.
Turn right, so you’ll pass Mc Donald’s on your left and Pizza Hut on your right. The road is called Jalan Uluwatu II. After that, you will pass Rindu Rasa Restaurant which is located on your right. Soon you will see a roundabout.
Take the straight path by passing the roundabout towards Jalan Wanagiri. After that, you will find a T-junction, so turn left onto Jalan Karang Mas. After that you will find another T-junction marked by the Summerfield Executive Residence Bali and Kul Kul Café which are located opposite. Turn left onto Jalan Jepun.
Then at the third T-junction, turn right onto Jalan Goa Peteng. At the sixth junction at Jalan Goa Peteng, direct the vehicle to turn left. Follow Jalan Boulevard until you can see Villa Seratus. Turn right, then you will see Balangan Inn on your left.
Now you are on the main route to Balangan Beach and the road is called Jalan Pantai Balangan. After meeting the entrance to the beach, park your vehicle in the parking area around there.
Attractions in Balangan Beach
Balangan Beach has natural conditions that are slightly different from other beaches in Bali, so the existing facilities are also different from other beaches.
1. View of the Big Rock
Existing facilities on this beach are the large rocks that flank this beach. On top of the rock, visitors can witness a spectacular view. Another amazing thing is that this beach is quite hidden, so that it is still far from the crowd and can be very satisfied taking pictures.
Balangan Beach has waves that are not calm, so it has the potential to surf in the sea water. Not only that, this beach is still very comfortable to visit, because of the serenity it offers. If you want to surf in this place, it is not recommended for those who are learning to use a surfboard.
Most of the foreign tourists who come to this place come from Australia. The tourists really like the waves on this beach, so they are very happy to linger in this place.
3. Prewedding photos
Not only that, this place is very suitable as a location for pre-wedding photos. This beach is included in the beach which is often used as a location for pre-wedding photos. This location is very strategic as a place to take pictures, because it is still rarely visited by tourists, so it is easier to take pictures.
Not only that, but another reason is that the scenery offered is so amazing. Especially when sunset arrives and the sky turns reddish color. This will add to the uniqueness of the pre-wedding photos taken.
4. Tasting Menu at Balangan Paradise
This place sells a variety of seafood such as shrimp and grilled fish. If you want to eat food at this place, it can be priced starting from Rp. 45,000 to Rp. 80,000.
5. Yoga Studio
You dream of having a healthy body, then you can try to do yoga in this place. Yoga activities are usually done while looking at the beautiful sunset. There are lots of tourists from abroad who participate in these activities.