Along the beach of south Bali there are many spots with beautiful panorama,white sand, and turquois clear water. One is known as Dream land beach, located on the west side of the island southernmost part facing Indian ocean. The beach is very popular among domestic travellers, as in the past was no entrance fee to enter the area, and it is only later local people see it as source of maoney without giving enough facility to the visitors.
The beach is belong the the traditional village of Pecatu, kecamatan south Kuta, kabupaten Badung. With growing numbers of visitors visiting the beach the village collect the entrance fees from visitors at the beginning only Rp 2.500 per person, then Rp 10.000 and at last it was said Rp 15.000 per person. If it is compared the beach is not better then Jimbaran beach, which is also much more narrow, with the same strong waves of Indian ocean.
Visit to this beach is only good if it is combined with tour to Uluwatu temple or water sport activities. It will be more interesting also if combined with dinner of fresh seafood on the restaurant at Jimbaran beach.
It is not clear who actually giving the name of dream land to this beach, but within local visitors this beach so quick to be well known. Behind the beach is actually contructed a big project of complete city known as Pecatu Graha which is not so success up to date due to the issue of terorism and later causing the continuous slowing down of world economy.
Southernmost of Bali formed like human foot with steep drop cliff with the highest is around Uluwatu temple. Here and there along the cliff beach can be seen beautiful white sandy beach with beautiful water such as Pandawa beach, Kandaa Beach, Blue point and others. But most of this known beaches are narrow size with very hot temperature during the day.
The temperature during the day especially starting 11.00 is too hot with sea breeze, so for those who normally living within an air conditined room to be ready with cream to protect the skin because it can causes the outer skin comes off or sunburned.
- Amed Beach
- Candisasa Beach
- Dreamland Beach
- Geger Beach
- Jimbaran Beach
- Kandara Beach
- Kuta Beach
- Lovina Beach
- Merta Sari Beach
- Nusa Dua Beach
- Padang-padang Beach
- Pandawa Beach
- Sanih Beach
- Tulamben Beach
Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour.
- Kintamani tour bring combination of watching barong dance, beautiful temple architecture, beautiful natural views, dance, carving, accessories and painting see description
- Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot temples are two historical heritages from 17th, Taman Ayun palace temple which is always found near palaces of Balinese king starting 18th century see description
- Uluwatu temple located on steep drop cliff on the southernmost tip of Bali island. see description