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Uluwatu Beach
Vacation Travel Guide

Wax up your board and paddle out to one of the world’s best surf breaks, under one of Bali’s most beautiful temples.

Uluwatu Beach is a hidden gem, famous amongst surfers for its powerful waves and stunning sunsets. To get to the beach, you need to go down a set of steep, rocky steps. The beach is nestled underneath a cliff, on the top of which rests Uluwatu Temple, one of the oldest Hindu temples in Bali.

Paddle out to sea and get your heart pumping as you ride perfect waves, fueled by southeast winds. Between sets, marvel at the clifftop temple, spot turtles gliding by or simply relax on your board in the tranquility of this beautiful setting.

Even if you aren’t a surfer, you can enjoy the clifftop views and stunning sunsets, and visit the Uluwatu Temple. Built in the 10th century, this temple is one of Bali’s directional temples. A directional temple is one that, according to Hinduism, guards the island from evil spirits.

After exploring the site, enjoy a bite to eat at the nearby warungs (restaurants) on the top of the cliff. Relax to the sound of the waves crashing below and enjoy the cool evening breeze.

This small and intimate beach is not as accessible as other beaches in southern Bali. Because of the extremely powerful waves, swimming is not advised here and surfing is for the experienced only. For calmer waters with easy access, head to the beaches at Padang and Bingin. Other well-known surfing beaches in the area include Impossible Beach, Dreamland Beach and Suluban Beach.

Uluwatu Beach is located near the village of Pecatu, in Bali’s South Kuta district, a 35-minute drive from Denpasar Airport. There are plenty of accommodation options in the region. The beach has a parking area and shower. While it’s advisable to bring your own equipment, there is a surf shop at the top of the cliff where you can pick up wax and supplies.

Top Hotels Close to Uluwatu Beach

Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
5 out of 5
Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Pecatu, Bali
The price is $510 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6

Situated by the sea, this luxury resort is within a 15-minute walk of Bukit Peninsula, Uluwatu Temple, and Uluwatu Beach. Padang Padang Beach and Uluwatu Cliffs ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (175 reviews)

"Nice and chic place with excellent service. Restaurants are all great!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2019

Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
Pecatu, Bali
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Situated in Pecatu, this villa is within a 10-minute walk of Bukit Peninsula, Uluwatu Temple, and Uluwatu Beach. Padang Padang Beach and Uluwatu Cliffs are also ...

2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
Artha Mulia House
Artha Mulia House
3 out of 5
Jl. Pantai Suluban, Uluwatu - Pecatu, Pecatu, Bali
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Situated in Pecatu, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bukit Peninsula, Uluwatu Temple, and Uluwatu Beach. Padang Padang Beach and Uluwatu Cliffs are also ...

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Best Lodging Options Near Uluwatu Beach

Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
5 out of 5
Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Pecatu, Bali
The price is $510 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
Pecatu, Bali
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
Artha Mulia House
Artha Mulia House
3 out of 5
Jl. Pantai Suluban, Uluwatu - Pecatu, Pecatu, Bali
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The Pande Hill Homestay
The Pande Hill Homestay
3 out of 5
Jalan Raya Uluwatu Pecatu, No.188, Pecatu, Bali
The price is $20 per night from Feb 21 to Feb 22
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Uluwatu Jungle Villa
Uluwatu Jungle Villa
3 out of 5
Jalan Pantai Suluban, Uluwatu, Pecatu, Bali
The price is $26 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
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Ketty Homestay
Ketty Homestay
2.5 out of 5
Jalan Pantai Suluban Uluwatu, Kuta Selatan, Pecatu, Bali
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One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa
Pecatu, Bali
The price is $45 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa with Garden and Pool View
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa with Garden and Pool View
Pecatu, Bali
The price is $55 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa with Garden and Pool View
Six Senses Uluwatu
Six Senses Uluwatu
5 out of 5
JI. Goa Lempeh, Pecatu, Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Pecatu, Bali
The price is $522 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
Six Senses Uluwatu
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.