Places to visit in Nusa Penida

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Nusa Penida Island is one of my favourite destinations due to its location, landscape, weather, beaches and of course picturesque place. Nusa Penida is different to what Bali has to offer, it is one of the places where many backpackers come and enjoy as it is a paradise for nature lovers.


When I visited the Islands back in 2017, I was amazed by the location and I still remember the days where I roamed across the Island with some friends whom I had made there and for 2 days during my stay at the Nusa Penida Island I made it worth a visit. Hence, saying here are some of the places where you can visit on your tour across Nusa Penida Island.

1. Diamond Beach

One of the most beautiful beach in Penida Island is Diamond Beach. And from the top-most viewpoint, the views are breathtaking and as per recent update, one can now visit the beach as the stairs are newly constructed and you can visit the beach getting down the stairs and explore it. Swimming isn’t recommended as the current of the water here is strong.

2. Atuh Beach

Atuh beach is a perfect place to swim, the water here is calm and one of the places where tourists are more. Atuh beach is located on the eastern tip of Nusa Penida island and it is hidden between two cliffs. The beach view from the cliff is amazing and also you can get down and take a dip here. There are stairs and it takes just 10-minute walk down to reach the beach.


3. Tembeling Natural Pool

If you are in a mood to take a dip yet enjoy the serenity and also not intake the saltwater, then Tembeling Natural pool is the place to be. This natural pool is one of the best-kept secrets in Nusa Penida and it takes a bit of exploration to visit, however recently there has been many signboards which will help you to make your way to reach to the pool.


4. Tembeling Beach

Just a 5-minute walk from the natural pool is the beach which is secret yet a beautiful beach to visit. A perfect place to sunbathe, the beach will have fewer tourists and you can spend your time relaxing on the white sand beach of Nusa Penida.

Tembeling Beach image

5. Peguyanan Waterfall

This is the place where even I felt tired to visit, but I made it through as the view here was spectacular. Located in South East cliff of Nusa Penida, Peguyanan waterfall can be accessed by the steep 150m blue stairs made from Iron. Some regions of the stairs have over 50-60 degree steep and if you are afraid of heights then yes, this is not the place to be as some places dives straight down to the cliffs. Peguyanan Waterfall is a beautiful place to visit when I visited I noticed some goddess figurines and made me wonder how they are installed here and are worshipped every day.

6. Angel’s Billabong

One of the popular places to visit in Nusa Penida is Angel’s Billabong and one of the perfect place to take a dip. But you should be precautious before you take a dip here as the edge of the pool is near to the sea and it might get dangerous if the sea gets rough.

7. Crystal bay beach

During sunset, don’t miss to visit Crystal Bay beach which is a beautiful bay surrounded by palms and is great for snorkelling.  The best time to visit this beach is during the evening when the sun is about to set as you can see the sun setting down the hemisphere.

8. Broken beach

Broken beach is a small impressive cove located near Angel’s Billabong where you watch the natural bridge created by nature. Unfortunately, you cannot take a dip at the beach over here as the water here is quite rough.

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9. Snorkel with Manta rays.

Many tour operators would help you to book tickets and dive in to snorkel with Manta rays. Best visited early in the morning, you can swim along with these beautiful friendly creatures and also explore the stunning marine life that the Island has to offer.

10. Kelingking Viewpoint and Beach

Of course, this place is famous and the famous T-Rex mountain is what made Nusa Penida a popular place to visit. Kelingking viewpoint and beach are filled with tourists, you can climb your way down to the beach and as per recent update, there have been many renovations and the beach is easy to access with staircases, however, it takes a lot of time to get down or go up the cliff.

The man behind A Lone Backpacker, Shravan worked in the corporate jobs to quit after he fell in love with solo travelling. The first trip he travelled solo was to Bali exploring backpacker places and connected with the nature. He loves to travel to untapped places and imbibe the culture of new destination, try out local delicacies and share his knowledge to the world.

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