– All Details to Know About Suwehan Beach –
WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT SUWEHAN BEACH?
This beach located in the back of the hills.
You need to climb down the hill first.
AMAZING & SCENIC VIEW
This beach has amazing and scenic view.
White sand, blue sea water & the islands.
Unlike touristic beach, this beach is less visitor.
So quiet, you can enjoy and relax here.
WHAT IS SUWEHAN BEACH?
Suwehan beach is a hidden beach located in the south side of Nusa Penida island, in the back of the cliffs exactly. Suwehan beach has incredible view with the small island, jungle and water pond from dripping water from the porous stones.
SUWEHAN BEACH AT NUSA PENIDA
HOW MUCH IS THE SUWEHAN BEACH ENTRANCE FEE?
Scooter: IDR 2K
Car: IDR 5K
WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT SUWEHAN BEACH?
BEST TIME TO VISIT:
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.
LOW TIDE TIME:
Depend on the sun & moon position.
*) When the high tide come, you can not explore the beach because of the big wave. It’s too dangerous since the beach not far from the sea water.
*) Unfortunately i can’t explored and visited a small island because of high tide.
WHERE IS SUWEHAN BEACH LOCATED?
Village (Desa): Tanglad
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Nusa Penida
Regency (Kabupaten): Klungkung
Province (Provinsi): Bali
About 24 km south of Roro Nusa Penida ferry port or 60 minutes.
About 27 km southeast of Toyapakeh harbour or 1 hour.
MAP OF SUWEHAN BEACH:
*) If you drive a scooter, you can just click the map above. It’s your driving guideline.
HOW TO GET TO SUWEHAN 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 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.
****) The road to this beach is so narrow and broken on some spots. You have to drive carefully.
STAIRS TO THE SUWEHAN BEACH
*) Last year there is no stairs to reach the beach. It was truly extreme path to reach the beach. Today it’s very quick and easy for you.
MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Poor signal for your smartphone.
*) Use Telkomsel SIM card for relative better service compare to other telecom operator.
Restroom and toilet on Warung. Better bring your own pocket tissue.
One simple shops and simple ‘warung’ restaurant.
A QUIET TEMPLE NEAR SUWEHAN BEACH
*) Before reach the beach you will see a temple nearby.
No hotel nearby the beach.
No ATM nearby the beach.
*) A few ATM on the northern of Nusa Penida. ATM BPD and ATM BRI.
**) ATM BPD doesn’t accept international credit card. Only ATM BRI accept international credit card (Mastercard). One ATM BRI at Sampalan, Nusa Penida and one ATM near Toyapakeh harbour, Nusa Penida.
***) BPD Bank available as money changer.
GAS STATION (POM BENSIN):
No Gas Station nearby the beach.
*) A few Gas Station on the northern of Nusa Penida. They will closed on 7 PM.
**) One Gas Station on Toyapakeh, one Gas Station on Ped and one Gas Station on Batununggul. Gas Station on Toyapakeh closed on 9 PM.
STAIRS BACK TO THE SUWEHAN HILL
*) After explored the beach, you will hike up hundreds of stairs. Be ready for the real exercise. 😉
PROS AND CONS:
1. Quiet & secluded beach.
2. Awesome giant boulder.
3. Free entry.
4. White sand beach.
5. Hidden gems.
1. Long trip and some roads are broken.
2. Giant boulder available to be visited on low tide only.
3. Medium to high level of trekking/hiking.
4. No reliable public transport to here.
5. Some stairs broken due to a landslide.
UPDATE STATUS OF SUWEHAN BEACH:
OPEN FOR ANY VISITOR/TOURIST
*) Since March 21st, 2020 Suwehan beach has been closed according to government instruction to avoid Corona spreads.
**) Since July 9th, 2020 Suwehan beach has been opened with New Normal protocol.
SOME ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR SUWEHAN BEACH:
You can combine to visit these places when you visit Suwehan 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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