Find yourself a cozy spot to sit back, grab a Bintang (local beer) and let a magical sunset enchant you. Chances are high that you will see the sun dive directly into the ocean, however, the best about sunsets in Bali is actually the sunset sky after the sun is gone. The sky will be dyed in colourful shades of pink, yellow and orange. Brace yourself for the 10 best sunset spots in Bali.
1. Tanah Lot
Tanah Lot Temple is one of Indonesia’s most popular religious attractions. Commonly referred to as the “temple of the rock,” this temple off the coast of Bali is set upon a black-stone peninsula that juts into rippling waters. Incredible ocean views, clear mountain air, and a deep spiritual connection draw visitors to this unique sight.
2. Jimbaran, Seafood Restaurants
Do you love seafood? Then you shouldn’t miss a nice dinner at one of the seafood restaurants at Jimbaran beach. Enjoy delicious fish culinaries and a nice drink while watching the sunset and the beautiful sky. Simply relax your soul, listen to the sound of waves and enjoy your food.
3. Balangan Beach and Sunset Yoga
Balangan Beach is a good set for beautiful sunsets while practising Ashtanga Yoga. The Yoga classes are located on the top of a hill with a breathtaking view of the cliffs. Feel completely relaxed and simply enjoy the view.
4. Tegal Wangi
Honeymoon Beach (Tegal Wangi Beach) is one of the best sunset spots in Bali, especially for couples. Grab your partner and enjoy this romantic atmosphere and the colourful sunset at Pantai Tegal Wangi. To reach the beach you have to climb down the cliff, but it is still an easy hike.
5. 707 Beach Berm, Batu Belig
This place is a real hidden gem. It’s a local place, so you will not find too many tourists there. This tastefully decorated bar offers tables on the sand and beanbags on the deck and grass. Get cheap drinks and some yummy snacks and brace yourself for a beautiful sunset. A DJ guarantees for good atmosphere and the bartenders never skimped on drinks. The view of the setting sun is sensational.
6. Mount Batur
A slight change for the number 10 spot – Mount Batur is actually a popular spot to watch the sun rise. You can take a guided trek up the mountain, leaving early in the morning and reach the top of the active volcano before the sun rises for a spectacular view.
7. Kuta Beach
Despite the crowd, you can easily find a good spot on the beach in time for sunset. It’s a special atmosphere with a mixed audience of locals, surfer and tourists all around the beach. You can experience little fireworks, listen to locals playing the guitar and watch children playing at the beach. Or simply flee the crowd and take a seat in one of the rooftop bars at the beach.
8. Lovina Beach
Lovina is famous for dolphin watching, but it’s also one of the best sunset spots in Bali, even if it’s located in the north. It is a quiet and peaceful place and perfect for a long walk on the beach. Don’t forget to dine at one of the beachfront restaurants in the evening and enjoy the sunset.
9. Amed Beach
Since Amed is actually located in the east of Bali, it’s a good place to watch the sun rising up behind the ocean. But also the sunset is stunning: Observe the sun going down and disappearing slowly behind Mount Agung. You will experience a beautiful colourful sky with Mount Agung’s shape.
10. Luhur Lempuyang
The Temple Pura Luhur Lempuyang is located in the east of Bali on a mountain and is also known as the gateway to heaven. And it takes its name for a reason! The gate is impressive with Mount Agung directly behind. This is a great spot to watch the sunset combined with beautiful colours and Mount Agungs shape. You need a basic fitness since there are many stairs to go up.
This is a never-ending list! What are your best sunset spots in Bali? Let us know about your best spots and we will arrange the tour for you.
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