– All Details to Know About Diamond Beach –
WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT DIAMOND BEACH?
A NEW BEACH
This beach was isolated.
After local people carved the limestone, it can be accessed.
This beach located under the deep cliff.
You need to climb down hundreds of stairs.
AMAZING & SCENIC VIEW
This beach has amazing and scenic view.
White sand, blue sea water, green hills & the islands.
This beach popular as Manta spot.
Even not on the season, sometime they will show up.
WHAT IS DIAMOND BEACH?
Diamond beach is a hidden beach located in the east side of Nusa Penida island, under the deep cliffs exactly. Diamond beach has incredible view such as the islands, blue sea water and white sands.
Diamond beach was an isolated beach. No access to the beach, except by boat. Visitor just watch the beach from Atuh hill without visit the beach it self. In the end 2018, the local people carved the limestone in order to make a stairway to the beach. After the access built, no need much time to make Diamond beach become popular.
HOW MUCH IS DIAMOND BEACH ENTRANCE FEE?
- ENTRANCE FEE:
- Local: IDR 5K
- International: IDR 10K
- UPDATE ENTRANCE FEE:
Entrance fee: Donation
*) In 2019 Diamond entrance fee removed and change to donation. I don’t know why. It seems correlated to ongoing parking area development.
- PARKING FEE:
- Scooter: IDR 5K
- Car: IDR 10K
- UPDATE PARKING FEE:
Parking Fee: Free
*) The parking area under renovation. You will put your vehicle quiet far from it should belong.
DIAMOND BEACH DONATION
WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT DIAMOND BEACH?
BEST TIME TO VISIT:
- DRY SEASON:
April – October.
*) July to September are the most ideal months to visit this beach since it is little rain and sometime no rain et all.
- SUNRISE TIME:
6.15 AM – 6.20 AM.
*) The color gradation start on 5.45 AM.
- MANTA SEASON:
July – September.
*) Even not on Manta season, sometime you able to see the Manta from the top of the hill.
WHERE IS DIAMOND BEACH LOCATED?
Village (Desa): Batu Nunggul, Pejukutan
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Nusa Penida
Regency (Kabupaten): Klungkung
Province (Provinsi): Bali
About 20 km southeast of Roro Nusa Penida ferry port or 50 minutes.
About 28 km southeast of Toyapakeh harbour or 1 hour and 10 minutes.
MAP OF DIAMOND BEACH:
*) If you drive a scooter you can click the map above. It’s your driving guideline.
HOW TO GET TO DIAMOND BEACH?
There is no public transport to get there. But, here the way to reach the Nusa Penida.
*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this beach and use google maps as your navigator. Otherwise, for comfort and safety reason you can take a tour by a car since the road in some spots so small and broken.
**) Scooter rental fee in Nusa Penida island around IDR 70K-75K per day. If you rent for 3 days you may get cheap price.
***) The gas station in the northern of Nusa Penida only, there is no gas station in the southern. Also it will closed on 7 PM. Except on Toyapakeh gas station, it will closed on 9 PM.
STAIRS TO PARADISE
STAIRS TO DIAMOND BEACH
*) Local people carved the limestone cliff to make an access to the beach.
TRAVELER GETTING DOWN TO THE BEACH
*) For tall traveler you need be careful when pass this stairway. Some spots has short roof, you need to bow down here.
DEVIL’S TRACK TO DIAMOND BEACH
*) There is one spot without any fence. You need to be careful when climb down the stairs.
**) Pay more attention and keep focus on the steep and narrow road.
*) This rope (line) very useful to pass the Devil’s track.
DIAMOND BEACH VIEW
*) After passing the Devil’s track you’ll see how beautiful it is.
MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Poor signal for your smartphone.
*) Use Telkomsel SIM card for relative better service compare to other telecom operator.
Some restroom and toilet. Better bring your own tissue.
Some simple shops and simple ‘warung’ restaurant.
DIAMOND BEACH VIEW
HOTEL (STAY) NEAR DIAMOND BEACH:
A few hotel nearby the beach. But, the price will be expensive for backpacker. These stay/hotel suitable for you who want to chill, relax and have good sunrise view in the morning.
1. Jogglo Bungalow.
See more details here:
*) If you book directly, not via booking you will get discount 17%. Here his contact: +6282341255515.
2. Rumah Pohon Tree House.
**) For backpacker i recommend you stay in the northern of Nusa Penida for cheap reason. You better search using Airbnb because so many choice of stay compare if you use Agoda or Booking.
THE SWING ON DIAMOND BEACH
*) You need to pay IDR 100K for 10 times swinging.
THE BIRD NEST PHOTO SPOT
*) You need to pay IDR 50K for photo spot services.
DIAMOND BEACH NUSA PENIDA
*) I was surprised when heard information about this beach can be accessed. I’ve been visited Atuh beach for two times and i was thinking how to reach this paradise. Luckily, in the end 2018 the local people carved the limestone cliff and make the stairs. Thus, traveler can reach the Diamond beach. Awesome!
PROS AND CONS:
- Stunning views.
- Truly looks alike T-Rex head.
- Clean & brand new beach.
- White sand beach.
- Instagrammable spot.
- Broken road.
- Touristic beach.
- Crowded beach on weekend/student holiday/Indonesian holiday.
- Other visitor not let the other to take a picture.
- The stairs without strong fence.
UPDATE STATUS OF DIAMOND BEACH:
OPEN FOR ANY VISITOR/TOURIST
*) Since March 21st, 2020 Diamond beach has been closed according to government instruction to avoid Corona spreads.
**) Since July 9th, 2020 Diamond beach has been opened with New Normal protocol.
SOME ATTRACTIONS NEAR DIAMOND BEACH:
You can combine to visit these places when you visit Diamond beach:
You can also check our recommended itinerary here: East Nusa Penida itinerary.
You can also check other recommended itinerary here: West Nusa Penida itinerary.
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