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Secret Beach in Bali (500 Step Beach)

Bali is an amazing island with a wide range of towns, landscapes and it’s best features, beaches. Beaches is the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions Bali. It’s an incredible exotic location with untouched beaches; if you know where to go. Luckily, we got some insider information from a local artist that has been living on the island for the past 30 years. We asked for a secluded beach and that’s what we found!

Nyang Nyang beach is located in the southwest corner of the southern peninsula of Bali. Even knowing the name and location doesn’t garrentee you will find the beach. It’s a well hidden beach worth the adventure trying to find it. Make sure you have a decent motorbike and it will be a beach you’ll never forget.

There will be a hotel that’s clearly marked and easy to spot to drive into. But this hotel will simply give you an amazing look over the cliffs to what would be the pristine Nyang Nyang Beach. If you do end up here, take a few photos just like we did, but don’t stay too long as there much more waiting to be discovered.

Less than 100 meters down the road you’ll find the actual road that leads to Nyang Nyang beach. It’s a rocky dirt road; not for the faint of heart. If it becomes to much to bare, you can always park your motorbike and continue the trek on foot. At the end of this long rocky path, you come across a small hut overlooking the beach. Here you can buy water and rice. (the rice is not the greatest but the water is a must on a hot day!)

The fun hasn’t ended yet. If you remember, you are on a huge cliff. In order to get down, you’ll have to climb down the 500 steps to the beach. It’s not a heavily trafficked area so some of the steps have been overgrown by the surrounding nature. It’s a pretty easy journey down but the way up is a little more difficult.

At the bottom of the 500 steps you be rewarded with a pristine beach free from tourist and the causal explorer. Down here you’ll only find a few local fisherman and a few friendly dogs. Enjoy!

Have you ever had a beach all to yourself? What city is your favorite beech in?

  • What a gorgeous property and beach, so nice to have the whole beach practically to yourself…sweet

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    • Another Traveler

      Noel, it was amazing! Definitely worth the trek to find it. Spent the whole afternoon there.

  • One Two Thrift

    oooh that is one beautiful beach! But 500 steps? No kidding. I went to Green Bowl last week and I almost lost my breath going up the stairs to go back. Will still totally try to find this beach though!
    Thanks for sharing

    • It’s completely worth the trek!! Once you get there, you completely forget about all the steps. Then you are reminded of them when you are leaving… haha.

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  • Thanks guys, truly amazing post. Bali has been on my travel list for a long time. Your blog and post inspired me to write a post of my own.
    About you, your post and of course Bali 🙂

    You can check out the post about you here:
    http://www.xraycattravels.com/explorers-paradise-the-secret-beach-in-bali/

    Love and light,
    Marko

  • Okky Asetyana

    I am once explore Bali, but it had never been aware of the seaside location. very nice, beautiful and attractive. and that interest is building ruins that seemed to have been abandoned. Very nice post, could be our reference. thanks for the share. visit the beach resort of Bali: http://www.baligardenbeachresort.com/#

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