Located about 45 minutes from Bali airport, Uluwatu is well-known for its cliff area in the south of Bali. Close to many gems of beach surrounding the area, Uluwatu weather can be quite warm and humid during the dry season between April and October. Besides the famous Uluwatu Bali Temple located on the cliff, Uluwatu Bali is also keen for its fine accommodations.
From Ngurah Rai International Bali Airport, you can reach Uluwatu Bali by airport taxi or transfer arranged by your accommodation – if they provide free pick-up service. To explore the area, it is best to rent a motorbike or a car with a driver, though it is also possible to order online transportation services, like Grab or Go-Jek.
Uluwatu Bali Best Attractions
Located on the top of the cliff facing the Indian Ocean, Uluwatu Bali Temple, or Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of the most magnificent temples where we can witness the majestic sunset in Bali island. Starting at sunset hours, it has Kecak fire dance performance, which you can enjoy at additional charges apart from the entrance fee.
Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Cultural Park is one of the places you should visit in Uluwatu Bali. After long construction and renovations, GWK is now having the tallest monumental statues in the world, with Wisnu, a Hindu God, riding his companion, a majestic Garuda mythical bird, which is also a state emblem of Indonesia; With a height of over 120 meters (394 ft.), it is higher than the Statue of Liberty, and in the area of 60-hectare (148 acres) cultural park, GWK also serves as a multi-role site hosting various events from 2011.
Besides those two popular sites, Uluwatu Bali also has many beaches, beach clubs, and restaurants to explore. You can also visit Malini Agropark Uluwatu and do paragliding or surfing in Uluwatu Bali.
Uluwatu Bali Beach and Cliff
Uluwatu Bali is famous for the beaches, some are known, and some are still hidden. It usually involves some or a lot of stairs to go down to the beach. Here are some beaches around Uluwatu Bali:
- Karang Boma Cliff (Uluwatu Cliff)
- Padang Padang beach
- Suluban beach
- Pandawa beach
- Nyang Nyang beach
- Dreamland beach
- Balangan beach and viewpoint
- Bingin beach
- Karma beach
- Melasti beach
- Blue Point beach
- Tegal Wangi beach
- Thomas beach
Where to Stay in Uluwatu Bali
Uluwatu Bali has various hotels, starting from luxury accommodations, like Alila Villas Uluwatu, The Ungasan Clifftop Resort, Bulgari Resort Bali, Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort; or more affordable options, including Gravity, Sal Secret Spot, Padang Padang Inn, Bukal Sari Villas, etc.