5 Great Places to Catch a Sunset


While you are visiting Bali, then you really should try to take in a sunset or two. There are several locations that you will want to include in your travel itinerary. Read on to discover the five great places to catch a sunset during your stay in Bali.

1- Gili Trawangan

On one side of the island of Gili T there is a wonderful spot for simply sitting at a bar or just on the beach and observing the sunset. This sunset location is known as the Paradise Sunset Bar. It is easy to walk or bicycle there, park your bicycle and enjoy a beer or two simply watching the sunset. Should you want to secure a table at the bar you may have to arrive early, but the food is great as is the service. Most evenings once the sun has set there is a bonfire on the beach and a fireworks show, it all adds a little to the party atmosphere.

2- Devil’s Tears, Nusa Lambongan

You will be hard pressed to find a better sunset location than Devil’s Tears on the island of Nusa Lembongan. In addition to the picturesque sunset you have several tidal pools and should you need some thrills then why not try some cliff jumping?

It is next to Dream Beach, which in itself can be a little crowded, but continue past the crowds and find a spot to sit and watch the sunset as the waves crash into the small secluded cove.

3- La Plancha, Seminyak

This restaurant, located on the beach at Seminyak is another perfect location from which to enjoy a spectacular and memorable sunset. You should arrive early to guarantee a table in an ideal spot to witness the sunset. You can choose from Indonesian, Asian or Western food, all at reasonable prices and in a location that hosts a good atmosphere.

4- The Lawn, Canggu

The Lawn Beach Lounge is located on the foreshore of Canggu Beach. This hip venue has become a favoured location for locals, expats as well as visitors. You can come here to enjoy the midday sun, enjoy an afternoon by the pool or come here for a relaxing evening of cocktails or dinner while watching the sunset. They often have events such as bands playing so you might want to book a table in advance to guarantee your spot.

5- Tanah Lot Temple

This temple is one of Bali’s most important landmarks and due to its offshore location it is a stunning spot to witness the sunset. The ancient Hindu temple is perched on an outcrop and surrounded by crashing waves. The temple is located close to Beraban village in the Tabanan area and is just 20km to the northwest of Kuta.

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