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PANDAWA BEACH (Pantai Pandawa) + SUNRISE

PANDAWA BEACH

– All Details to Know About Pandawa Beach –

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT PANDAWA BEACH?

HIDDEN BEACH
This beach located in the back of the hill.
You will pass the large carved limestone hill.

NEW BEACH
The beach officially opened on 2012,
It become popular place for local & international.

CANOEING BEACH
This beach popular for canoeing activity.
Also for sunbathing place.

BEAUTIFUL SUNRISE
You can catching the sunrise here.
This beach offering nice panorama & wide horizontal line view.

PANDAWA BEACH

WHAT IS PANDAWA BEACH?

DESCRIPTION:

Pandawa beach is a new popular beach in Bali after the government make the access road to reach the beach by carved the limestone hill and officially opened on 2012. It just attract many tourist heart since the beach offering wide horizontal line view.

Pandawa beach name taken from ‘Five Pandawa’. It’s character of Mahabarata epic. It named as Pandawa because there are large statues of Pandawa character in the carved limestone hill. But, before famous as Pandawa beach, it famous as ‘hidden beach’ because it located in the back of limestone hill and hard to access the beach.

THE ROAD TO PANDAWA BEACH

WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT PANDAWA 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 at all.

WEEKDAY:
Monday – Friday.

UPDATE STATUS OF PANDAWA BEACH:

OPEN FOR ANY VISITOR/TOURIST

*) Since March 21st, 2020 Pandawa beach has been closed according to government instruction to avoid Corona spreads.

**) Since July 9th, 2020 (Bali New Normal) period, Pandawa beach has been officially open for tourist.

PANDAWA BEACH VIEW FROM THE HILL

*) After the government build access to reach this beach, it become popular and crowded by local tourist. Especially the big group tour using the buses.

HOW MUCH IS PANDAWA BEACH ENTRANCE FEE?

PANDAWA ENTRANCE FEE:
Adult : IDR 15K
Child : IDR 8K

PARKING FEE:
Bike : IDR 2K
Car  :  IDR 5K

PANDAWA BEACH ENTRANCE FEE TICKET

PANDAWA BEACH CAR PARKING TICKET

WHERE IS PANDAWA BEACH LOCATED?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Kutuh
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Kuta Selatan
Regency (Kabupaten): Badung
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 27 km south of Denpasar or 1 hour.
About 49 km south of Ubud or 2 hours.
About 22 km south of Kuta beach or 1 hours.
About 21 km south of Ngurah Rai airport or 45 minutes.

MAP OF PANDAWA BEACH:

HOW TO GET TO PANDAWA BEACH?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is no direct public transport to get there.

*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this beach and use google map as your navigation.

PANDAWA BEACH

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
There are strong signal for your smartphone.

*) Use Telkomsel SIM card for relative better service compare to other telecom operator.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There are some cafe & restaurant.

*) There is one beach bar located in the east side of Pandawa beach.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet. Better bring your own pocket tissue.

*) Toilet fee: IDR 5K.

COAST GUARD

PANDAWA BEACH LIGHTHOUSE

PANDAWA BEACH SWING

PANDAWA BEACH MOONRISE

PANDAWA CROWDED BEACH

*) Today Pandawa beach become touristic place and sometime very crowded by local tourist or student visit. If you want a quiet atmosphere, you can walk to the east side. It’s more calm and many foreigner sunbathing there.

PANDAWA BEACH

PARAGLIDING:

*) Paragliding spot in Pandawa beach located in east side of the beach. It’s on the top of the hill. If you want to reach this spot, you don’t need to enter Pandawa entry gate. You should take a road to the east on the last cross road.

**) The Paragliding fee about IDR 900K per 30 minutes.

SOME ‘SEE & DO’ IN AND NEAR PANDAWA BEACH BALI:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Pandawa beach:

1. Green Bowl beach (5 km or 12 minutes).
2. Melasti beach (8 km or 17 minutes).
3. Karma beach.
4. Nusa Dua beach (10 km or 30 minutes).
5. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) culture park 9 km or 30 minutes).
6. Dreamland beach (12 km or 30 minutes).
7. Tanjung Benoa beach (14 km or 40 minutes).
8. Uluwatu temple + monkey forest + sunset + bali dance show.

 

You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 8 itinerary.

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  1. Travel Surabaya Bali

    We had lunch and a swim here. the little warung we ate at was wonderful. Food was delicious and plenty to choose from. The beach was beautiful to swim in with outdoor showers provided to wash off after. Will be back again

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