Suluban Beach

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pauljohna
Washington, UK4 contributions
Couples
Fantastic views from above. However just because you see people surfing does not mean its safe. I entered the water and was watching the surfers the next minute I was heading down the coast in a rip tide. Luckily a surfer helped me back to shore. This place looks amazing but please be careful, looks can be deceiving. Hopefully if you read this I could save you from a similar fate, God bless.
Written January 3, 2021
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Raymondale
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia803 contributions
Visited suluban beach last year in June.first,you must go through a small forest,there are many steps,a bit exhausted,after that you will reach the place .but you cant see the beach first.cuz the beach shaded by the caved cliff,that time i went there is high tide,very dangerous,the waves very strong,you must go through the cave,the you can see the beach,but it is very dangerous,so i didnt stay there longer,just taking some photos only.be noted that some tragedies did happened here,so better come here when low tide.i should do some research works before coming here.there are some restaurants at the cliff,you can climb up and find a seat, drinking something and watching the marvelous indan ocean.also if you have time,you can wait till 18.00,you can see the beautiful sunset.of course it depends on the weather.will come again.
Written May 30, 2020
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Amandaromell
9 contributions
Family
Truly a pradise and so fun to play in the big waves close to the cliffs. When sunset comes, it is so beautiful to watch while standing in the Cave.

Beware of all the instagrammares that can actually get a little annoying. They are all over the place posing.
Written January 7, 2020
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jotstar
Ungasan, Indonesia70 contributions
Solo
Been frequenting the Bukit for the last 21 years, as well as surfing Uluwatu amongst all the other waves in the area.
The setting is absolutely breathtaking, walking down the stairs through the cave to either exit to go surf Uluwatu’s good but crowded waves or spend some time on the beach during a lower tide. Situated at the foot of the cliffs, the setting makes for awesome photos and as is great during sunset. The Beach is small, only really accessible on a lower tide but is Beautiful in how it is placed.
Apart from the a Beaches breathtaking beauty, the amazing sunsets and great waves, the area itself is not too great! It has a weird vibe, seems cheap for its great location, always seems dirty and doesn’t have the best crowd at times, in my opinion!..
It gets way out of hand on a Wednesday & Sunday night when bars in the area have their chaotic parties! There’s hordes of disrespectful, drunk, rudely people roaming & it should be avoided those days/times if you after a more peaceful, calm experience. Each to their own though...
But if you after good waves, don’t mind a crowd, mostly a lot from South America, after that next great IG photo during sunset, then it is worth a trip, once in a while.
Written February 13, 2020
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Michelle
London, UK15 contributions
Couples
If you are staying in Uluwatu then you must head to Sullivan beach to see the pink sunset. The sun sets early in Bali to make sure that you are there from 5:30pm!
Written November 23, 2018
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SteveFawley
Seal Beach, CA142 contributions
Friends
Suluban Beach aka Uluwatu is paradise found. Cruz down the famous steps of Uluwatu passing friendly vendors of everything random all the way down to the cave of Uluwatu Beach where white sand beaches meet the Blue Indian Ocean. Warning... Make sure you know your tides (high vs low) HIGH TIDE leaves little beach and typically unfriendly waves with a heavy undertow that is not recommended for anyone who is NOT an excellent swimmer. The lifeguards are up in the warungs looking down so by the they get to you your most likely going to be swept around the corner and the next safe place to exit is a secret beach about a half mile away. Don't be a fool and if the cave is full on water and crashing waves I advise you not to go in. LOW TIDE on the other hand it a completely different experience. Low tide has long stretches of white sand beach with nice tide pools to swim in. Relax and get a 5 dollar massage on the beach. Order a smoothie and some food from one of the warungs. Drink a Bintang at sunset. Enjoy the local culture. The Waves of Uluwatu are for experts only. Shallow, sharp reef and pounding surf is something only for a surfer with skills. Too often I see some one who has no idea what the are doing paddle out and go face first into the reef then end up in the hospital and next thing they know they are on a plane back to where they came from. If it's low tide be careful surfing the reef. Remember to respect the locals in the water. Do Not Drop in on a Local. Remember that Uluwatu is still a village in modern times so if you drop in on some one an snake them or hurt them there will be about 50 pissed off locals waiting for you at the top of the steps and there is only one way out of Uluwatu. Bring lots of respect and aloha to Uluwatu and you will be treated so kindly. Stop by PCU (Project Clean Uluwatu) and say HI to Curtis and he can answer any questions you may have. He's a real cool dude. Uluwatu is on the tip of the Bukit Penisula. It's a very spiritual place. If you do want to surf and the waves and reef are too heavy go down to Padang Padang and there is a little peak to the right of the beach which you can easily rent a longboard and have a blast in a more mellow wave.
Written June 27, 2015
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Gigihrc
Bali, Indonesia75 contributions
Solo
When I first come to this beach I was overwhelmed by its beauty. Suluban is truly a hidden gem. Super clear water, wide beach coast to explore down the magnificent Uluwatu cliffs. Tide is quite big, perfect for surfing. I love to spend my Sunday on the beach just laying around and read a book. The beach is still quiet, so you can still have some peace time for yourself.
Mind your steps though when you go down the stairs. It can be pretty steep especially during the rainy season. But it's nice to descend the stairs as you go sightseeing at the souvenir shops, bars, warungs and the surf shops.
There are two entrance to this beach that will meet on the halfway of the stairs to the beach. One is from the left side of Blue Point Resort, the other one is directly from jalan Pantai Suluban. I suggest you to enter from Blue Point. First, because the stairs are less steep and less exhausting than the ones in Suluban entrance. Second, because you have a lot more to see (shops, bars, etc.) so you can stop and take a rest for a while when you're out of breath. No shops on the way down from Suluban entrance. Third, you pay less parking fee (motorbike park at Suluban is 5K while at Blue Point 1K. Car is 10K at Suluban while it's 2K at Blue Point)

Don't go here while the wave is high because it will be prohibited to go down.
Written January 22, 2013
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Victor Wong PH
Sibu, Malaysia241 contributions
Couples
Suluban beach is unique in it's own way. Overpopulated with tourists as usual, mainly surfers. Getting to the beach is slightly tough, steep staircases with a path through the crevices, all the way down the cliffs. Loads of sunbathers. Blue seawater. Relatively clean. But beach itself is quite narrow. Monkeys are visible too among the area.
Written April 7, 2013
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Liana B
Rio de Janeiro, RJ49 contributions
Family
Great beach to spend a couple of hours, swim and take photos. Kids had a great time exploring it. After Suluban beach, go to Sunset Point Uluwatu.
Written August 2, 2019
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Khin Lay Ko
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar58 contributions
Couples
The beach isn’t long but waves are very strong. It is good for surfing and well worth experiencing..
Written April 7, 2019
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