Holidays in Uluwatu Beach

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Uluwatu Beach featuring a beach, swimming and surfing

Brave some of the best surf on Bali's coastline, and explore one of the country's finest cliff top temples.

If surfing is your thing, you’ll probably already know about Uluwatu Beach. The majority of surf spots here are solely for those who can handle a board. However, the stunning setting of Uluwatu Beach, along with its majestic sunsets, makes this a place where everyone will feel welcome.

It's a truism that some of the best places are the hardest to get to. Uluwatu Beach is accessible only by a precipitous staircase set into a rock. There are no railings; take your time making your way down, and wear something other than flip-flops. Once you're down onto the beach you'll instantly know the effort was worthwhile. The humble in size, yet pristine sands of the beach sit directly under a cliff face, on top of which teeters the Uluwatu Temple. Take some snaps of the ancient building from below before going for a dip. Otherwise, admire the efforts of surfers from the comfort of your beach towel. Be warned that due to the sheer power of the waves, you shouldn't risk much more than a paddle unless you absolutely know what you're doing.

Earn your lunch break by ambling back up the cliff to one of the restaurants that looks out over the ocean. The combination of good food and spectacular views pays dividends. Order a cocktail or two and stick around to see the rich, heady sunsets that blaze across the sky.

If you're looking for safer swimming options (and especially if you have children in tow), the beaches at nearby Padang and Bingin offer suitable alternatives. There are numerous accommodation options in the immediate area, many of which afford wonderful views of this stretch of the southern Bali coastline.

Uluwatu Beach is close to the small village of Pecatu, which is about 35 minutes by road from Denpasar Airport. Parking and shower facilities are available at the beach.

8243 Cheap Hotels Near Uluwatu Beach

2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
Jl. Gn. Tengger, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$125 per night from 7 Dec. to 7 Dec.
Situated in Pecatu, this villa is within a 10-minute walk of Bukit Peninsula, Uluwatu Cliffs and Uluwatu Beach. Uluwatu Temple and Nyang Nyang Beach are also ...
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
5 out of 5
Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$1,029 per night from 12 Dec. to 12 Dec.
Situated by the sea, this luxury resort is within a 10-minute walk of Bukit Peninsula and Uluwatu Temple. Uluwatu Cliffs and Uluwatu Beach are also within 15 ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (175 reviews)
"Nice and chic place with excellent service. Restaurants are all great!!"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2019

Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Artha Mulia House
Artha Mulia House
3 out of 5
Jl. Pantai Suluban, Uluwatu - Pecatu, Pecatu, Bali
Situated in Pecatu, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bukit Peninsula, Uluwatu Cliffs and Uluwatu Beach. Uluwatu Temple and Suluban Beach are also within ...
Artha Mulia House
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Top Uluwatu Beach Hotel & Accommodation Deals

Batu Kandik Homestay
Batu Kandik Homestay
3 out of 5
Jalan Batu Kandik No. 1, Uluwatu, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$25 per night from 24 Dec. to 24 Dec.
Batu Kandik Homestay
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
5 out of 5
Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$1,029 per night from 12 Dec. to 12 Dec.
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
Jl. Gn. Tengger, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$125 per night from 7 Dec. to 7 Dec.
2 BDR Private Villa-Perfect for short or long term-Enquire for more discounts
Artha Mulia House
Artha Mulia House
3 out of 5
Jl. Pantai Suluban, Uluwatu - Pecatu, Pecatu, Bali
Artha Mulia House
The Pande Hill Homestay
The Pande Hill Homestay
3 out of 5
Jalan Raya Uluwatu Pecatu, No.188, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$27 per night from 4 Jan. to 4 Jan.
The Pande Hill Homestay
Uluwatu Jungle Villa
Uluwatu Jungle Villa
3 out of 5
Jalan Pantai Suluban, Uluwatu, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$40 per night from 2 Jan. to 2 Jan.
Uluwatu Jungle Villa
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa
Jl. Pantai Suluban, No 18, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$93 per night from 6 Dec. to 6 Dec.
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa
Ketty Homestay
Ketty Homestay
2.5 out of 5
Jalan Pantai Suluban Uluwatu, Kuta Selatan, Pecatu, Bali
Ketty Homestay
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa with Garden and Pool View
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa with Garden and Pool View
Jl. Pantai Suluban, No 18, Pecatu, Bali
The price is AU$107 per night from 6 Dec. to 6 Dec.
One Bedroom Uluwatu Jungle Villa with Garden and Pool View
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.