Bali isn’t just about Kuta, it’s not just about Ubud. There are many exotic tourist attractions in the vast province of Bali. One tourist spot in Bali that is still hidden is Nusa Ceningan. With the beauty of some Nusa Ceningan Beach, and several other beautiful tourist attractions in this small Island. Belive it or not, this small Island that are located near Nusa Lembongan is magical!
Unfortunately, there is no direct access to the small island of Nusa Ceningan Bali. To go to Nusa Ceningan, you must sail first to Nusa Lembongan. The price of a boat ticket to Nusa Lembongan is around IDR. 250,000 per person for return tickets. If you want a cheaper price, you can use the Roro Ship, which is IDR. 75,000 for one way. However, it must be quickly ordered because the type of transportation is selling well.
The journey from Sanur Beach to Nusa Lembongan takes around 45 minutes. The waves was enough to make passengers seasick. However, the sea water is so clear that the bottom is visible. Then, after arriving at Nusa Lembongan, you can go to Nusa Ceningan to enjoy Nusa Ceningan Beach through yellow bridge that connect the two islands. It tooks about 15 minutes ride to go to Nusa Ceningan from Nusa Lembongan by scooter or motorcycle ride.
Little Story About Nusa Ceningan
Nusa Ceningan is a small island which is one part of an island of three islands in Nusa Penida. Administratively, this island belongs to the Klungkung Regency, Bali Province, Indonesia. Nearly 95% of the people are seaweed farmers in some area near Nusa Ceningan Beach.
Based on the results of participatory mapping carried out by the community working in several NGO institutions in 2000, the area of Ceningan Island is 300.6 hectares, including Nusa Ceningan Beach.
Geographically Ceningan is part of the territory of Lembongan Village, Nusa Penida District, Klungkung Regency. Aside from being a spiritual place ( Because Nusa Ceningan is believed to be a sacred land) there are also tourist objects scattered throughout the ceningan. There are also some Nusa Ceningan Beach and other tourist attraction that are quite popular.
Like swallow nests and good surfing waves near som Nusa Ceningan Beach that are located in the southeast of Bali Island. This island itself is 3.7 km long and 1.5 km wide is approximately 15 km southeast of Bali by speed boat trip through Sanur Beach or via a bridge from Nusa Lembongan and 1 km northwest of Nusa Penida.
Nusa Ceningan Beach, And Other Interesting Tourist Attraction You Must Visit!!
1. Secret Beach Nusa Ceningan
One of the most popular Nusa Ceningan Beach in Bali is a Hidden Beach in Nusa Ceningan named Secret Beach. What is Secret Beach? This is a Nusa Ceningan beach that only has a coastline of about 50 meters, and its location is hidden.
It sounds that Nusa Ceningan Secret Beach beach is just like another normal beach. However, make no mistake, behind the simplicity and hiddenness of the Nusa Ceningan Secret Beach beach, there is incredible natural charm.
Secret Beach Beach in Nusa Ceningan is located in a small bay that is narrow and flanked by the left and right sides by coral cliffs and forests. The natural scenery of the beach here is amazingly exotic! Besides being beautiful, the atmosphere is also quiet and the air is fresh. Tourists who come here generally relaxing on the beach to enjoy the beauty of nature and take pictures.
Location, How To Get To Nusa Ceningan Secret Beach Bali
For hidden secret beach beaches, the place is around 2.2 km from the direction of the yellow bridge location. So, after passing the yellow bridge, you can just take the right turn, until you found Le Pirate Beach Club.
Next, you can just turn left towards the south and take the straight path until there is an intersection at Two Raksa Cafe Ceningan. After that, just follow the existing path until we will arrive at Secret Beach, one of Bali’s coolest Nusa Ceningan Beach.
2. Blue Lagoon Nusa Ceningan Beach
This Blue Lagoon is a bay located in Nusa Ceningan, this bay has long been known as one of the popular destinations in Nusa Ceningan. Blue Lagoon was once known as the location of cliff jumping, which is the activity of jumping from a cliff to the sea. Yes, from this place you can jump into the sea directly from the top of the cliff.
Blue Lagoon itself is located in the east about 10 minutes from Le Pirate Beach Club Nusa Ceningan. So this is one of the Nusa Ceningan beach recommended for you who loved beach and adventur. Moreover, this Blue Lagoon is in a bay with the shape of a large basin, with turquoise blue sea water looks very beautiful. Event if you don’t want to jump from the cliff, you can still enjoy the scenery.
3. Nusa Ceningan Beach Cliff Jump Point
One of the highlights beside some Nusa Ceningan Beach is a destination called Cliff Jump Point in Nusa Ceningan. This island, which is smaller in size than Nusa Lembongan, is indeed not very well known. However, adrenaline enthusiasts, surely like what Nusa Ceningan Ini offers.
This destination in Nusa Ceningan is known as Cliff Jump Point by most enthusiasts. It’s clear from its name, from Cliff Jump Point you can jump right into a Lagoon that is still connected to the free sea. Scary !? Certainly yes, but for some people it is challenging!
Cliff Jump Point is located near Blue Lagoon which is located on the west end of Nusa Ceningan, a small island that is connected to Nusa Lembongan with a hanging wooden bridge, as previously mentioned. To jump at Cliff Jump Point you only need to pay IDR 50,000 for two jumps, there are also those who say you can for 3 jumps, depending on the negotiation. What is clear, make sure the stairs to go up are prepared, if you do not want to panic when you realize there are no stairs to go up after jumping.
4. Ceningan Cliff
Ceningan Cliff is one of the best places to enjoy the views of Gamat Bay and Nusa Penida from the direction of Nusa Ceningan. Because the location of Ceningan Cliff is located on a fairly high hill and is right facing Gamat Bay which looks very calm. On this hill there are food stalls that are comfortable enough to rest, you can spend a long time here as well as having lunch or enjoying an afternoon snack. So if you look another option to visit beside Nusa Ceningan Beach, surely you can visit this place.
5. Nusa Ceningan Yellow Bridge
This Yellow bridge connecting Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan is one of the iconic attractions of Nusa Lembongan and Ceningan. In addition to its function as a transportation route, the view from the bridge is also very beautiful. You can also visit this place, beside enjoying Nusa Ceningan Beach.
The bridge that can only be passed by pedestrians or motorbikes collapsed was in 2016, when there was a traditional ceremony taking place in Nusa Lembongan and Ceningan. The bridge at that time exceeded the maximum capacity so it collapsed, and taking some casualities. It was only repaired in early 2017. FYI, this is the only way to Nusa Ceningan Beach if you use motorcycle from Nusa Lembongan.
This bridge area is quite crowded with boats for both tourism and transportation to and from Nusa Penida. There used to be a lot of seaweed farmers around the Yellow Bridge, you can see the boats that are neatly lined by these farmers and there are also places for developing seaweed products. But now due to changes in weather and sea water temperatures, waters around the Yellow Bridge can no longer be planted with seaweed.
6. Abyss Zipline Nusa Ceningan
Known as the hidden island, Nusa Ceningan also has its own beauty and uniqueness besidek it Nusa Ceningan Beach. Abyss Zipline Ceningan Island Resort is one of them. Abyss Zipline is a vehicle owned by Ceningan Island Resort. Abyss Zipline Ceningan Island Resort is similar to flying fox. But, this time is different from flying fox, which you usually find in outbound places. This flying fox looks more challenging.
At this Abyss Zipline you can challenge yourself by sliding using a zipline from a cliff with views of the ocean below you. By using a zipline you will be taken off from one side of the cliff to another. You will be attached to a rope that is flanked with two wires. Then, you will be taken across the sea near Nusa Ceningan Beach with amazing waves right below you. It will truly be an exciting and tense experience. Besides being fun and tense, playing at the Abyss Zipline is still a wonderful sight.
Throughout your trip using the zipline, you can enjoy the beauty of the natural surroundings. The combination of green from the trees that grow around and the blue sea really makes your eyes comfortable when you see them, the fresh air that blows makes the mood become more relaxed and comfortable. So you can let go of a tired moment from the hustle and bustle of life in the city.
Playing on the Abyss Zipline you don’t need to worry about its security. The vehicle has been designed according to the security standards that will ensure you can launch safely. There are staff who will also ensure your safety when you want to glide.
Abyss Zipline Ceningan Island Resort is one of the attractions in Ceningan Island Resort, beside Nusa Ceningan Beach. But if you are not a guest or do not stay at Ceningan Island Resort, you can still try this extreme ride. You only need to pay IDR 50,000 per person, then you can already slide. Ceningan Island Resort is located about 600 meters to the left of the yellow bridge location. You can follow the sign to go to this resort.
Tips To Explore Nusa Ceningan Beach
- The easiest way to go to Nusa Ceningan from Nusa Lembongan is by renting a motorcycle. The price of motorbike rental in Nusa Lembongan is IDR 80,000 per day. Or you can also rent a car called “pickup”, with prices starting from IDR 150,000.
Want To Explore Nusa Ceningan Beach, Which Nusa Ceningan Hotel I Should Stay?
If you want to explore Nusa Cenigan Beach easyly, you can stay in villa or hotels located in the island. But which Nusa Ceningan Hotel you can use to stay? Here is the list for you :
- Le pirate beach club. This Beach Club in Nusa Ceningan Bali is a very unique design, and popularly called “Beach Box”. If you like to stay in unique places, you can stay here for a night or two.
- Secret Point Hut, this is the hotel that runs in Nusa Ceningan with room rental rates starting at Rp.480,000 / night.
- Ceningan Inn, this is a cheap lodging in the tourist area near some Nusa Ceningan Beach, with room rental rates starting at Rp.247,000 / night.
- Twilght Lembongan, this is a Hotel near tourist attractions in Nusa Ceningan, Phone Number 082144478877), and the price of room rent Rp.600,000 / night.
- The Ocean Sunset Villas, this is a hotel in the village of Ceningan, which offers room rates starting at 495,000 / night.