Uluwatu Beach, Bali Best Surfing Spots


Uluwatu Temple is the famous tourist destination in Bali Island many visited by tourist especially in the afternoon to see the spectacular sunset with the backdrop of Hindu Temple set on the cliff bank. Uluwatu Beach is located in the area of Uluwatu Temple right in Pecatu Village, South Kuta District, Badung Regency and Bali Province – Indonesia. It is strategically located right under the most famous tourist destinations in Bali, Uluwatu Temple where geographically situated in the mountain hill and apposite to the Indian Ocean. Around 40 minute from Denpasar and 35 minute from Ngurah Rai International Airport.

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Uluwatu Beach | South Bali Surf Spots

Name of Uluwatu itself is derived from the location where the temple is situated with the amazing cliff with deep beach under it. Uluwatu Temple is the oldest temple in Bali that is blessed by the breathtaking view to the Indian Ocean. Uluwatu Beach is located deep under the cliff bank featured by the great and fast waves that make it as one of the best surf points in the island of paradise. The waves are great, fast, powerful and barrel that force every surfer to use their top skill to enjoy the surf adventures here. It is the most favorite surf points for pro-surfers to execute their surf style on waves hence this place is many visited by surfers from foreign countries including local surfers. It is strategically situated right under the most famous tourist destinations in Bali, Uluwatu Temple where geographically situated in the mountain hill and apposite to the Indian Ocean. It is about 35 minutes away from Denpasar Airport either to Nusa Dua. It is also close to the other famous surf points in Bali such as Suluban Beach, Impossible Beach, Padang – Padang Beach, Bingin Beach, Dreamland Beach and Balangan Beach.

Best Season for Surfing at Uluwatu Beach

Dry season is the best season for surfing at Uluwatu Beach. It is because of its location on the right side of Bali’s peninsula or right side of Uluwatu temple where the wind flows from the southeast to the west that create the great waves those are ideally for surfing adventures.


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Best Surfing Time
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Best Month for Surfing at Uluwatu Beach

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Surf Spot Criteria

Type of wave::Powerful, big, consistent and barrel
Grade of Wave:5 levels
Difficulty:5 levels
Suitability:Experience up to professional surfers
Beach type:Reef
High of wave:4 – 12 feet
Average size of wave:3 up to 5 feet

What to Bring?

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Public Facilities are available at Uluwatu Beach

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Uluwatu Beach Map

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