Known for its pristine collection of beaches, Bali is home to world-class surf paradise, long stretches of idyllic shores, beautiful beach-scapes, and more. From white sandy beaches to strips of onyx black seasides, each of this jewel often comes with a side of gorgeous panorama, melodic waves and wonderful soul-soothing effects.
But, here’s the catch: Since B is for 'beaches' in Bali, a lot of these beaches can get pretty crowded. Rubbing shoulders or fighting for suntanning spot is not exactly the definition of perfect tropical holiday, that’s why we’re always on a hunt for the next less-travelled places in Bali to search for the next diamonds in the rough. So without further ado, let’s head straight to these 5 hidden beaches for your secret getaway!
Located in Pecatu Village of Badung, Nyang-Nyang made the headlines as one of the best beaches in the world and a must-visit spot back in 2018. Still, this beach is still relatively hidden and not as crowded compared to other more famous ones in South of Kuta.
The best time to visit Nyang-Nyang beach is May to October when it’s sunny. Otherwise the rain will pose more challenge to the quite tricky and slippery route, which probably explains why it’s not as packed. But once you get there, the flawless sand, green towering cliff and crystal clear water will make it all worthwhile.
The million dollar view of Indian Ocean, romantic vibes during sunset and glorious waves, these are all the winning features that make Balangan Beach another must-visit in Bali. Located in the white stone hill area of Pecatu, this beach is quite popular for surfers, both local and foreign travelers. Still, non-surfers can also enjoy this beach with scenic view and soft sand. Don’t forget to stay for the dramatic sunset while taking a walk along the coastline.
Bias Tugel probably doesn’t sound familiar, but is slowly gaining popularity as a unique beach destination one simply has to witness in Bali. Just a quick fact about the name, Bias means sand and Tugel a part, so the this local beach translates to “a small part of beach”.
You don’t want to underestimate the size though, because this special beach comes with its own lagoon that doubles up as nature’s best swimming pool. To get here, you will need to climb down and find the location in the back of the hills. With few visitors and quiet atmosphere, enjoy your slice of paradise to your heart’s content.
Get your stamina ready, because Green Bowl Beach requires quite some work to enjoy! Named after the color of the moss-covered cliffs that mimic the shape of a bowl, this secret beach is not only quite far from the center of South Bali, but is also placed about more than 300 steps down the stairs.
The visitors of Green Bowl are mostly locals who go there to fish or surfers who are looking to ride the magnificent waves. Chilling or swimming is recommended here when the tide is low, and another must- do is explore the beachside caves. With hundreds of sleeping bats during noon, it’s going to be a thrilling adventure you won’t forget.
Located not far from the famous Pandawa beach, this secluded beach boasts crystal clear water, white sandy beach and mesmerizing exotic view. Part of the reason why Gunung Payung remains untouched is the lack of modern infrastructure, but it is still highly explorable, surprisingly clean and easily accessible from main road.
Surrounded by hills and cliffs, it is the perfect location for photoshoot, water sports, relaxing, and more. Just grab a book, your sunblock, other beach essentials, and we promise you will soon get lost in the world of natural beauty unlike any other.
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Congratulations, Graduants! After years of grueling work and many sleepless nights studying, you're finally graduated! Taking photos to immortalize one of your biggest achievements in life is a necessity, but sometimes you might feel that taking the same old poses at the same old locations might be boring. Worry not, for we have compiled five ideas for your graduation shoots this year!
You spent days, nights, months and years in this space studying and working, but (most-importantly) you made new friends in the campus that would last forever. What better way to make the memories last forever than to capture your graduation shots right there at the place where very corner holds a special memory of your journey together.
As much as you spent your days in the campus, there must be nights and days where you walk and explore the city where you study, especially if you're studying overseas or in a different city. Walk down memory lane through your favourite shopping streets or the city's famous restaurant alley and capture your graduation photos in those spots.
Especially for you who go to school in world-famous or historic cities, you might want to take your graduation shots at the city's famous landmark. A picture speaks a thousand words and nothing tells a better university-life story than a picture (or lots of it) in London's Tower Bridge and Big Ben, NYC's Brooklyn Bridge and Liberty Island, or Tokyo Tower. Trust us, the picture will turn into a treasure to show your children in the future!
Friends are always needed to help you go through the rougher times of your college life, and capturing your graduation together with great photos is always a great way to make your friendship more memorable. However, as much as you enjoyed your time with your squad, there are always times when you had to fight your way through classes and lectures on your own. Celebrating your success in going through that and coming out on top with a solo photoshoot is not a bad idea!
By the time we graduated, we must have realized that our journey through college would never be possible without the support and love of our loved ones, be it our parents back home, or our significant others that supported us day to day, near or far. Celebrate your graduation by taking great photos with these most important people in your lives!
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