Archive for the 'Sights & activities' Category

Dec 24 2010

Amed: 7 days 7 beaches

Published by under Amed,Beaches

Why settle for one beach when you can have a bunch of them? In practical use, Amed is used to refer to a series of bays in east Bali (well, it’s really to the north of the island, but it’s lumped in with the east — no idea why). Each of these black sand (and … read the full post

Dec 23 2010

Balian Beach: 7 days 7 beaches

Published by under Beaches,West Bali

Balian Beach was the place we first really fell in love with Bali. The black sand beach is set at the mouth of the same-named river. It’s a big river and the combination of large surf, strong currents and the volume of water pouring out of the river — especially in wet season — doesn’t … read the full post

Dec 22 2010

Padang Padang Beach: 7 days 7 beaches

This little beach on the Bukit peninsula is a favourite with families due to its calm waters by the sand, and with surfers for the break on the offshore reef. It’s reached via a narrow staircase that passes under an overhang (watch your head!) and the compact beach has plenty of unbrellas for rent and … read the full post

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