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Tanah Lot is consisted of two words that are Tanah (word interpreted as a reef looking like gilio isle). Lot (meaning the sea). Tanah Lot is a small island floating on the sea. The function of this temple can be realized from the function of the main temple building which is located in the temple main area. In this place, there is a main temple to worship the god in form of Dewa Baruna or God of the seas. The media of worship to this God is the temple building with 5 storied meanwhile the 3 storied temple building in north part of this area is purposing to worship to Dang Hyang Nirartha. Tanah Lot as one of Dang Khayangan (the big holy temples in Bali). Because the history and the people taking care of the temple are from the local people from Tabanan Regency and surrounding area. Tanah Lot Temple is one of sea temple in Bali. its function as sanctum to worship the Bhatara Segara ( the god with manifestation as the ocean Power Deity).
As a favourite tourism destinations in Bali Tanah Lot owns a magnificient view in particular at the sunset time where the sun slows down to the earth stomach. and some other temple that you may seen in tanah lot temple such as Batu Bolong Temple, Batu Mejan Temple, and Enjung Galuh Temple.
Tanah Lot Temple is located coastal side of Beraban countryside, Kediri Sub ditrict and Tabanan Regency. Situated in 30 Km in west side of Denpasar town and about 11 Km in south side of Tabanan town. The temple is built on the rock with 3 acre size and reachable in a view minutes by walk, because it is just 20 meters from the coastal lip. This temple is really famous among tourist destination in Bali with spectacular view of sunset.
Tanah Lot Surf spot is located in Tanah lot temple. Its a semi beach which is sandy and reef. powerfull, and fun waves in here. To get wet you can jump from the cliff and just walk down to the beach. in Here you don’t have to paddle hard, because the current will take you in and exactly on the right spot. Left-hander and mid tide is the best time to surf in here, or early in the morning is good as well to avoid the wind. On water you guys not the only waves you can enjoy, but the view as well. this surf spot located in between cliff. Sea urchin?, yes there is a lot of sea urchin and sharp corral. so please be very careful whenever you surfing here. Local people use to surf in here. If you surf in here, just ask the local about the beach character, they will explain to you with smile. Please respect them and they will respect you as well.
Tanah Lot is a really beautiful place to visit when you enjoy your holidays in this island of God. It is well featured by the breathtaking view of a Hindu temple set on the rock and encircled by the seawater when high tide, meanwhile the spectacular sunset as a backdrop at late afternoon. Tanah Lot is also featured by the great swells, fat and powerful that is ideally for surfing adventures. It was having great day to enjoy the fantastic surf trip to this site where we have good swells with great challenges due to the beach is fully by the rock with sharp reef underwater. We have both spots to join and each of them has specification but both are left hander.
Surfing in Wet Season
We got lucky day on our visit to this site that the weather was clear although it was wet season. Normally, when the wet season come, we could not go for surfing to this site in particular when the wind flows from the southwest that making bad swells and inconsistent. That reason why we move to the east side of Bali island like in Keramas Spots or Sanur Spots. We have completed our exciting surf adventures at Tanah Lot together with our team and do jumping from the stone cliff to get the spot directly instead of paddling down from the seashore. The swell has 2 grade quality with 2 level of difficulty that suitable for those of you to be a beginner or experience surfers. We think that when you have completed to join the Surf Lessons in Bali, Tanah Lot Surf Spot is probably your next spot to be visited and enjoy your fun day surf trips. But again, since the spot has specific characteristic area including safety, we recommend you to take an expert surf company to guide you there.
Tanah Lot Surf Trips Photos
Today around 05.00 a clock in the afternoon, in Tanah Lot people dressed in traditional Balinese and bring a variety of temple symbols. They come from the Beraban village. Melasti that what Balinese people saying. Melasti ceremony is to cleanse all the facilities and infrastructure ceremony that will be used for offering. reading
It is a reef break located on west coast of Bali. It is taking about 30 minutes away from Bali’s international airport Ngurah Rai. This reef break is categorized as left hander, and fun waves. The best time to surf here is low to high tide where one current will take you out to the spot. There is another surf spot close by Tanah lot includes: more reading