The stunning beaches are just one of the main reasons why Bali is one of the most popular places in Indonesia for travel. With some of the best beaches in the world, Australians can reach Bali by direct flight in less than four hours from most major cities. Offering clean, secluded beaches, sands buzzing with water sports, and much more for visitors of all ages to get involved with, it’s no surprise that Bali is such a popular tourist destination.

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But, which beaches are more worth the visit than others? We’ve listed some of the best beaches on the island of Bali:

  1. Nusa Dua:

With many luxury hotels in close proximity and stunning scenery surrounding it, Nusa Dua beach is one of the most popular beaches in Bali for very good reason. With the clear blue ocean lapping up the shores of the golden sand, Nusa Dua beach is home to palm tress, floral blooms, orchids and fragrant trees. The water is perfect for snorkelling and exploring the sea life underneath.

  1. Petitenget:

Petitenget beach in Seminyak is one of the most fashionable beaches on the island, hosting a range of luxury villas Seminyak along with high-class resorts and hotels. Close to the beach, you can find fashion boutiques and world-class restaurants with international chefs preparing five-star cuisine, lining the streets. At the beach, you can enjoy a more secluded ambience compared some of the more popular beaches on the island, so it’s the perfect choice for a peaceful and quiet break.

  1. Kuta:

One of the most popular beaches on the island of Bali, Kuta is hugely popular with surfers, thanks to the high waves. If you’re hoping for a chilled out, quiet time then this is not the beach for you; it is always filled with tourists and locals, and at night you can find lively Kuta beach parties. Bali’s Hard Rock Café is located at Kuta Beach.

  1. Geger:

Geger beach can be found from the highway leading to Nusa Dua, and is a stunning beach with beautiful white sand that is perfect for relaxing on. Here you can find many local cafés dotted along the beach, perfect for a relaxing bite to eat. If you’re lucky, you can often catch local seaweed farmers going about their work at this beach.

  1. Padang-Padang:

Located close by to the Uluwatu temple, you will find this gorgeous beach surrounded by huge rocks, overgrown vegetation, and cute monkeys. Covered with small caves that are perfect for exploring when the tide is out, there’s a narrow passage and some steep steps which will take you down to a beach which is truly a hidden paradise. Made famous by Eat, Pray Love, this beach is filled with stunning charm and beauty.

  1. Dream Beach, Lembongan:

Lembongan is a small tropical island that can easily be reached by boat from Bali. It is located around 7km from the mainland, and you can book tours and excursions to and from Lembongan during your stay. Here you will find Dream Beach, which is well-known for it’s calm, gentle sea that laps the long, sandy bays.

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