The island of Bali is full of many surf spots, popular with beginners or experienced sportsmen.
It is rather advisable to surf on the west coast of Bali during the dry season, between May and October. The rest of the year the east coast of Bali is then preferred because it benefits from an offshore wind. The water and air temperatures do not vary much. The water is at 28 ° all year, and the air is at 30 ° during the wet season and about 28 ° during the dry season.
All around the island, many beaches are frequented by surfers. Here is the list of the most popular. Be careful, some of them require a good level beforehand.
Kuta Beach is one of Bali’s most accessible surf spots. It is also one of the busiest in the world. You will find many shops that rent boards for a few hours at very affordable rates.
This beach, in Canggu, is made of black sand. The sport has a swell West or Southwest. Many beginners frequent these waters and the peaks are numerous, which allows to take advantage of many waves.
Echo Beach is located close to Batu Bolong Beach. It is located in a trendy area, right next to Old’s Man. You will find restaurants and trendy shops.
This beach is ideal for athletes of all levels. The wave is less powerful and breaks on the sand.
It is the spot of the Bukkit peninsula. It’s also one of the easiest. The tubal wave is mainly reserved for experienced surfers. It is possible to rent boards and take classes.
This is the most mythical spot on the island. It has a unique way of access, jumping cliffs. The level required is relatively high, because of the rocks present in the waters. You can meet many professional surfers from around the world.