Pandawa Beach is one of the iconic beaches in Bali, Indonesia. Some of the beaches in Bali are Kuta Beach, Jimbaran Beach, Canggu Beach, Uluwatu Beach, Seminyak Beach, Mandala Beach, Dreamland Beach, Lembong Beach, Sanur Beach, Nusa Lembongan Beach. The beach, which offers panoramic blue sea and beautiful white sand, is no less interesting than other beaches in Bali.
How to get to Pandawa Beach in Bali
How do you get to Pandawa Beach? To be able to enjoy Pandawa Beach you have to buy plane / boat tickets to Bali first. After arriving in Kuta Bali or from Ngurah Rai airport, you can travel 1 hour with a distance of 18 kilometers through Jalan Goa Gong Jimbaran. According to the surrounding community, that’s the reason why this beach is called Pandawa Kukuh Beach, Bali.
The location is behind a very high limestone cliff and from the top of the cliff you will be able to see the beautiful view of the Indian Ocean Coast. If you depart from the Kuta beach area of Bali, then going to the location of Pandawa Beach will travel a distance of 21 kilometers, with an estimated travel time of 1 hour 15 minutes.
The uniqueness of the beach
Pandawa beach is the center of cultural activities in Bali. Many cultural and spiritual activities are carried out around the coast. The most striking of these beaches is the pautng pandawa namely Arjuna, Bima, Yudistira, Nakula, and Sadewa.
You are allowed to take photos with the statues there. The statue comes from a sculpture of local Balinese citizens. According to the myths the Pandawa statues became the guardians of the coastal area and its surroundings in order to avoid distress.
In addition to the five Pandava knights, there is also the pantung Dewi Kunti who is the mother of the Pandawa knight in the Mahabarata story. For the sake of beautifying the beach pantung statues were lined up facing the beach. Wow, what a truly unique blend of natural and artificial beauty.
On this beach you can relax while sunbathing with family. Many umbrella rental services along with chairs arranged neatly on the beach. Food and drinks here are also quite affordable and suitable for domestic residents.
When the day is late you can rent a canoe for rent by local residents to enjoy the beach breeze and sunset. You can walk around to the ocean enjoying the evening atmosphere. Do not worry if you are not a pro at swimming, because there are buoys and other safety equipment. The rental price for a kanos is very affordable. Only 25,000 rupiah you can walk around for one hour.
For those who bring parents, they can also do a traditional spa / massage which is done by local residents. The cost for one massage is 50-80 thousand. Wow, how cheap? It’s worth trying.
Next to the Pandawa beach area there is a spot to enjoy paragliding / paragliding. If you want to enjoy the view from the beach you need to pay IDR 400,000. The view of the cliffs and also the blue sea can trigger your adrenaline. This spot is not to be missed for those of you who like adrenaline travel.
On the West side of Pandawa Beach there is an area devoted to seaweed cultivation. This cultivation is processed by the people around the coast. In this seaweed cultivation you can immediately see the process of tying the seeds, planting, to drying seaweed plants that have been harvested.