Pecatu is a traditional village in South Kuta district, Badung Regency, Bali, located in the southern peninsula of Bali Island. This place is popular beachfront area with the hills and limestone cliffs that are very beautiful landscape. Pecatu is like Nusa Dua area offer luxurious beach resort but the tourist attractions in Pecatu is more privacy than Nusa Dua because this area developed by the private company.
The Pecatu area is no longer become very popular tourist destination in Bali especially the world surfers. The beautiful landscape, stunning cliffs and the splendid beaches has been attract many tourist from all over the globe to visit this place. The number of the tourist increase every year visit this place. The development of this tourism area are also increasingly year to year and change the cliff to the luxurious clifftop hotel view and changing the name also as “New Kuta Beach”. Just below the cliff, it is very amazing place for watching dramatic sunset attractions.
Pecatu is also famous it clifftop temple with the wonderful coastline offer a world class surf break. Uluwatu Temple is a must-visit place in Pecatu and you can enjoy the cultural performance of Kecak Dance during the sunset time. If you are interested to visit Pecatu, here are things to do in Pecatu and the best places to visit in Pecatu that you can put on list while you are going for vacation in Pecatu Bali:
- Dreamland Beach
Dreamland beach is one of popular hidden white sand beach in Bali, located over the secluded limestone cliff precisely in Bali Pecatu Graha Complex. Dreamland Beach is transformed into the “New Kuta” that included to the mega project development of 400 hectares hilly terrain. Popular as the name of New Kuta Beach, Dreamland is famous for having very fine white sand surrounding by the high limestone cliffs. Dreamland offers the big waves for surfing. It’s also good for swimming but beware, the current is too strong. Besides, Dreamland, one of the perfect place to see the dramatic sunset and relaxing place.
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- Uluwatu Tourism Site
Uluwatu is a great place with beautiful beaches and popular clifftop temple located on the southern tip of the Bukit Peninsula Bali, Indonesia. Uluwatu is also home to luxury cliff top resort and hotel and one of the most popular surfing destination in Bali. Offering the amazing cliff top view, Uluwatu is the must-visit and one of the best place to visit in Bali.
There are many things to do in this place such as surfing, beach clubs, visiting Uluwatu clifftop temple and watching Kecak Dance in the evening during the sunset which is the most famous Bali Traditional Dance. There are also plenty of restaurant offer fine dining while seeing the dramatic Uluwatu sunset. The top places for sunset delight in Uluwatu is in Uluwatu Temple or in local called Pura Luhur Uluwatu that overlooking to the Indian Ocean. In this this temple held daily Kecak Dance Performance. The temple with the beautiful Balinese Architecture and ancient sculptures located on the top of the cliff approximately 65-70 meters above sea level. To get to Uluwatu, it takes about 40 minutes by car from Ngurah Rai International Airport Denpasar Bali. This reaching time also depending on traffic.
- Padang Padang Beach
Padang Padang Beach or local known as Labuan Sait Beach is one of Bali’s most popular surfing destination located in Pecatu, Bali, precisely in the southwestern tip of Bali. This beach is a splendid white sand beach same as Bingin Beach and Dreamland Beach. The location of the beach is under the cliff and you must descend the dozens of step and you will pass a narrow cave that can be fit by one adult. So you have to queue and take turn to passing through the cave. In this beach you will see the big rocks covered in moss and you must be careful when walking on it. In Padang Padang beach you can swim and relax on the beach and you can also have some food and beverage selling in the stalls around the beach.
- Bingin Beach
Bingin Beach is a hidden beach with stunning white sand beach overlooking to Indian Ocean located in Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali. This beach is also offer best surf break for surfers. Surrounded by rugged limestone rocks and powerful great waves challenge the world professional surfer fascinate adrenaline. Located close to other famous surfing points such as Padang Padang Beach, Impossible Beach, Dreamland Beach, Suluban or Blue Point Beach, and the Uluwatu most stunning destination. Bingin Beach is only 40 minutes by car from Denpasar Airport, but the beach a bit difficult to access. You have to walk down the steps and the beach hidden from the cliff. During the low tide, you can easily exposed the coral rock and walking along the beach.
- Impossible Beach
Impossible Beach is one of the best surfing spot in Bali located in Uluwatu, Pecatu Village, South Kuta. It is a stunning beach surrounded by large rocks. It offer the great wave suitable for professional surfers. It has powerful huge wave offer the great challenge for professional surfer to enjoy surf adventure in Bali. Situated hidden the limestone steep cliff and very difficult to passing through same as its name. the beach is blessed by stunning panorama overlooking to Indian Ocean with amazing view of sunset at late evening. The beach is only 10 minutes from Uluwatu Temple and close to other famous tourist attractions in Pecatu such as Uluwatu Beach, Blue Point Beach, Bingin Beach, Padang Padang Beach, Dreamland Beach and Balangan Beach. The best time for surfing in this Impossible Beach is on April to September which the wind blows from the southeast to the west that create powerful long swell barrel waves up to 3-8 feet.
- Bali Paragliding Adventure
Bali Paragliding Adventure is a breathtaking tour by flying over the stunning and splendid coastal cliff in the southern tip of Bali. This adventure is great experience journey flying over the breathtaking beautiful coastline which the prime surf break below approximately 100 meter high limestone cliffs run for 15 kilometers away from Pandawa Beach all the way to Uluwatu. If you want to try this tandem flight, the price start from US $ 110 for 20 minutes flight.
- Pecatu Golf Course
One of the best things to do in Pecatu for golf lovers is Pecatu New Kuta Golf Course located on the hill with beautiful panorama of the Indian Ocean and green grass court.
- Cemongkak Beach
Cemongkak Beach is one of the beautiful hidden beach in Bali, located close to Dreamland Beach which is excellent surfing spot. This white sand beach situated under the cliffs and not very popular yet among the tourists. The blue sea and charming panorama of the beach is worth to visit. The beach is easy to reach just turn right after you entrance the Labuan Sait Street, the beach is just a few kilometers to the right of the crossroad or exactly on Cemongkak Beach Street.
- Pemutih Beach
Pemutih Beach is located on Pemutih Road No. 1A, Pecatu, South Kuta. It is located hidden over the cliff and offer the great wave for surfers. This beach is very quiet with beautiful white sand and blue sea.
- Enjoy Luwak Coffee
Bukit Sari Pecatu Agro Tourism offer the special Indonesian Coffee, Luwak Coffee, with the spectacular taste of the coffee. If you travel to visit Uluwatu Temple, there is another place to enjoy Luwak Coffee called Bukit Jati located on Uluwatu-Pecatu Street exactly in the middle of Pecatu Village. This is one of the best things to do in Pecatu before you visit the famous tourist attractions in Pecatu and Uluwatu. You can also see the animals that become the iconic of Luwak Coffee in this place.