Balian Beach, West Bali Surfing Spots


Balian Beach is one of the beautiful beaches in west part of Bali Island. Tukad Balian Beach is located in the village of Lalang Linggah, west Selemadeg District, Tabanan Regency, Bali Province – Indonesia. It is around 2,5 hours from Denpasar and 3 hours from Ngurah Rai International Airport. The beach is situated at the estuary of Balian River (Tukad Balian), one of the largest river in Bali Island that become one of the best choice surf spots in the island of god. This beach is just a step from Soka Beach, a tourist destination visited by many tourists especially local tourist.

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Balian Beach | Bali Great Swells Surf Spots

Balian Beach is one of the famous surf spots in Bali and many visited by surfers from both foreign and local surfers. The beach is situated at the mouth of the Balian River in Tabanan Regency and blessed by the breathtaking view of sunset with warm and romantic nuance. This beach has two surfing spots, powerful waves and long swell. Best surfing time in middle and high tide. Best Month for surfing start from April until August. Tukad Balian Beach is good surfing for intermediate up to professional surfers’ skill. Tukad Balian Beach has good public facilities such as parking area, hotel, restaurant and warung (food and drink stall). There is another famous surf spot situated in west part of Bali called by Medewi Beach which is just 35 minutes away to the west direction.

Best Season for Surfing

Dry season is the best season for surfing at Balian Beach because the wind flows from the east to the west and create the big and constant wave that is ideally for surfing. The seawater is look clean and feel warm that is the reason why the surfer love to surf during this season. It is not ideally go for surfing during raining season due to the water is look dirty cause of the rain water come from the river effect to the seawater and it bring a lot of dust, rubbish, wood and a lot of more.


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Best Surfing Time
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Best Month for Surfing at Balian Beach

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Surfing Spot Criteria

Type of wave::Powerful, fat and long swell
Grade of Wave:4 level
Difficulty:3 level
Suitability:Intermediate up to professional surfers
Beach type:Rocky and Sandy
High of wave:3 – 9 feet
Average size of wave:3 up to 5 feet

Public Facilities

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Balian Beach Map

View Tukad Balian Beach in a larger map

Balian Beach Photo Gallery