The world class waves makes Uluwatu Bali become so popular among the surfer. Uluwatu is a popular area in the south of Bali island. Beside surf, this place hosts the greatest and Best of Bali beaches, Amazing temple and luxury hotel and resorts. Beside of Canggu, This place are also popular among the surfers. A Beautiful places with its beautiful beach for sunset and Cliff top luxury resorts.
Uluwatu is coming from the words Ulu and watu, Ulu mean Tip or edge while watu means Rock. so it mean the tip or rock or the land in the edge of rocky cliff.
Uluwatu was “discovered” as a surfing destination in 1972, due to the making of Morning of the Earth, a 1971 classic surf film by Albert Falzon and David Elfick. The original goal of the film was to show waves around Kuta. After a few days of shooting around Kuta beach, they found Uluwatu.
At the time, there were no roads leading to the beach, which meant that surfers had to bring all the supplies they would need.Today Uluwatu is one of the most popular surf destinations, with surfers visiting from all over the world.
Where is Uluwatu in Bali
Uluwatu is located approximately 40 minutes from Bali airport drive the south of the island. It is in Pecatu Village, South Bali. Here is the distance details from Uluwatu to the famous area/town in Bali:
- Uluwatu to kuta/Legian 40-50 Minutes drive
- from Uluwatu To Seminyak 60 Minutes
- Uluwatu to Canggu Bali 90 Minutes
- Uluwatu to Ubud 120 Minutes
What To do in Uluwatu
There are lots of Things to do in Uluwatu Bali. Beside of Surf, Here is all you can do in Uluwatu:
- Visit Amazing Uluwatu Beaches. Beach in Uluwatu is rated as the best beach in Bali. Here is the beaches in uluwatu you can visit. Padang Padang Beach, Blue Point/Suluban Beach, Bingin Beach, Karang Boma Cliff, Nyang Nyang Beach and Balangan Beach.
- Visit Uluwatu Temple. One of the famous Temple located in the edge of the cliff. An amazing temple with sunset view point. Watch also Kecak and Fire dance show during the sunset time.
- Watching Sunset from Uluwatu beaches in the evening
- Relax at Omnia Beach club. Enjoy music and its infinity pool. The best beach club to visit in Uluwatu. Located in the edge of amazing cliff.
Stay in Uluwatu Bali
Beside for a day Visit or sight seeing, Uluwatu also host of the best resort with its cliff side resorts. A perfect place to stay with amazing beach view resorts and villas. Good for couple/Honeymooners and family.
- Six Sense Uluwatu, A cliff side luxury resort in Uluwatu with amazing beach view
- Alila Villas Uluwatu, The best place for honeymooners with amazing Uluwatu beach view
- Anantara Uluwatu, Resort Located near Padang padang Beach a perfect place to see the sunset.
- Bulgari Resort Bali
Tours to uluwatu is one of the best sight seeing you can do and see while traveling to southern part of Bali. Here is the Best Uluwatu Bali tour itinerary including other attraction visit nearby this amazing places.
- 09.00 – Pick up at the hotel
- 10.30 – Water Sport tour at Tanjung Benoa Beach
- 13.00 – Lunch
- 14.00 – Garuda Wisnu Statue, The New land mark of Bali.
- 15.00 – Visit Pandawa Beach/ Padang Padang Beach
- 16.30 – Visit Melasti beach ungasan
- 17.30 — Uluwatu Temple Sunset
- 19.00 — Dinner at Jimbaran Bay