Nusa Penida has been in everyone’s bucket list for its diverse landscapes and breathtaking view all over the island. This small island is just a short boat ride from Bali and offers magical spots to explore.
The main sights are divided into two areas, east Nusa Penida and west Nusa Penida. To get to Nusa Penida from Bali, get your next flight with us! You can get to Nusa Penida by speedboat from Sanur for about half an hour or more and book your ticket online for a more convenient trip.
1. Kelingking / T-Rex Viewpoint and Kelingking Beach
Behold the most iconic view of Nusa Penida, Kelingking/T-Rex Beach Secret Point in the west part of the island. Upon the hill after quite a steep climb, the main viewpoint of this area is the famous T-Rex shape like an island or its shape that looks like a pinkie finger (kelingking). The small island is surrounded by turquoise water, and if you’re lucky, you might be able to see Manta Ray swimming around freely underneath the crystal water.
Kelingking Beach is the only down the cliff where you can just lay back and enjoy till sunset. Enjoy the semi-private beach for its surrounded by cliffs on both sides. The sea isn’t really for beginners because the undercurrents can be strong.
2. Pantai Atuh (Atuh Beach)
Enjoy one of the most famous beaches in Nusa Penida, Atuh Beach which have stark differences during the high tide and low tide. It is located in the east part of Nusa Penida. In order to get to the beach, you have to hike down the stairs, and while hiking down savor the iconic Atuh Beach arch out in the water. There are also several beach cliff-jumping spots around the beach, but you must be careful and recheck the area before cliff-jumping.
3. Broken Beach and Angel’s Billabong
Broken Beach (Pasih Uug) is spotted by hilly arch rock formation as the landmark. The road to reach this beach is worth a journey of limestone terrain. Angel’s Billabong is another spectacular site with unique rock formation near Broken Beach.
The formation created some kind of infinity pool to the open Indian Ocean where you can swim around on low tide. However, during high tide don’t swim because the jagged rocks can be dangerous.
4. Crystal Bay
Crystal Bay is one of the easiest and accessible tourism spots in West Nusa Penida. Its name is taken from its clear and crystal water. This 200m dark sandy beach is famous for snorkeling and the waves are swimmable during low tides. Its iconic visibility may reach down to 30 meters.
5. Teletubbies Hill
Teletubbies Hill is a remote hilly landscape in East Nusa Penida. This area exactly shows you the diverse landscapes of Nusa Penida. You can expect the hills looking like the Teletubbies series where the slopes and mounds are lush green. This area is vast, and you get the ultimate solitude and epic view of natural green grass and rice fields all over.
6. Rumah Pohon (The Treehouse)
Rumah Pohon has become one of the most famous destinations as well as a place to stay in Nusa Penida. This spot is part of the Thousand Island viewpoint and was made of natural material with 4 x 4 meters. You may rent this budget accommodation and get the crazy view of Pantai Atuh (Atuh Beach) surrounded by epic cliffs.
7. Snorkeling with Manta Bay
Snorkeling with Manta Bay at Manta Point is truly one of the best experiences during your traveling in Nusa Penida. You can book a local tour from Nusa Penida for about US$ 20. You will be taken by boat and guide you through the pristine coastline of Nusa Penida and they will quickly spot it before you know it. Stay alert for Manta Rays. They are quite large creatures and intimidating, although not dangerous.
8. Peguyangan Falls
Peguyangan waterfall is a spot that sits at the bottom of cliffs. This waterfall is less publicized and therefore less crowded in the West Nusa Penida. The location on the bottom of the cliff means that you have to take a 200m track down with blue stairs. At the bottom, you will be greeted with a water temple where the locals do their worship and magnificent view.
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