Dive into the Beauty of Nunggalan Beach: The Enchantment of a Hidden Beach on the Island of the Gods

Nunggalan Beach is a hidden gem in Bali that combines natural beauty, cultural richness, and exciting adventure opportunities.

Sep 9, 2023 - 14:51
Dive into the Beauty of Nunggalan Beach: The Enchantment of a Hidden Beach on the Island of the Gods
Nunggalan Beach (Source: Own Collection)

The island of Bali, nicknamed the Island of the Gods, is a tourist destination that is worth visiting and is famous throughout the world, many foreign tourists make Bali a destination as a place for vacations, adventures, or celebrating important moments in their lives. Apart from reflecting the close relationship of the people of Bali Island with Hindu beliefs, the nickname Island of the Gods also describes the abundant natural beauty of this island. On this island, there are stretches of green rice fields and hills, towering mountains, and don't forget the exotic beaches that surround this island, making Bali Island a paradise for tourists looking for natural beauty.


Usually the tourist areas known to tourists on the island of Bali are Sanur, Kuta, Ubud and Seminyak. However, there is a hidden beauty that many tourists may not know about, namely Nunggalan Beach. Nunggalan Beach is located in Pecatu Village, about 1 hour from Denpasar City and is located under a cliff. To get to this beach, tourists have to walk about 30 minutes from the parking lot, by going through a rocky and steep path. However, the trip will not feel tiring, because on the way down this steep cliff, you will be presented with a stretch of clear blue sea and beautiful white sand.


Ship Stranded on Nunggalan Beach (Source: Own Collection)


There is something unique that is one of the attractions of Nunggalan Beach, namely a large ship that has been stranded for years. Visitors often take photos with this stranded ship in the background, thus adding a dramatic impression to the photos at Nunggalan Beach. Until now, the origin of the ship is still unknown, but this ship has become an icon of Nunggalan Beach.


Apart from its stunning natural beauty, Nunggalan Beach also has other features, privacy and serenity. The access which is quite difficult to get to the beach makes this beach not too crowded with visitors. With the features that Nunggalan Beach has, tourists can set up tents and camp on this beach. However, it should be noted that you still have to maintain the cleanliness and sustainability of this place. The sky at Nunggalan Beach at night is filled with sparkling stars, this makes it very possible to enjoy the sparkling stars and the sound of the waves when camping on this beach. Then in the morning, the sun rises from the east and the sea view will be very stunning to the eye.


Camping at Nunggalan Beach (Source: Own Collection)


Camping at Nunggalan Beach will be a unique, valuable experience. In the morning, this beach will recede and reveal the tunnel rock. This coral is formed naturally due to seawater erosion and results in holes in the coral. These tunnels provide habitat for small fish, crabs, sea urchins, and so on. In the morning, there will be fishermen who are hunting for sea urchins to be sold, tourists can also join in hunting for these sea urchins to be enjoyed directly when camping.


Nunggalan Beach has clean and soft white sand. During the day, you can feel the warmth of the sun by sunbathing on the white sand while enjoying the fresh sea breeze. After being satisfied with feeling the warmth of the sun, swimming at Nunggalan Beach is a great idea to soak up the holidays. However, make sure to be careful because wave conditions can change at any time. Apart from that, another activity that can be done at Nunggalan Beach is surfing. Nunggalan Beach is a paradise for surfers, this beach has big waves, so it will be very fun to surf during the day while looking for new challenges. The small number of visitors to this beach means surfers have more space to move, so it is also very suitable for beginners who are practicing.


Nunggalan Beach Sunset (Source: Own Collection)


Nunggalan Beach is a tourist destination that must be visited by tourists who seek the beauty and preservation of nature, because this beach has all the beauty, both at night and during the day. On this beach, we can do various activities such as camping under the stars, enjoying the sunrise and hunting for sea urchins in the morning, sunbathing on the white sand, swimming, surfing, and enjoying the sunset in the afternoon. The experience of vacationing at Nunggalan Beach will be an unforgettable experience.