Across the island state, you’ll experience some of the most magical sunsets on earth…365 days a year. One bar with up front paid seats claims to have “the most spectacular view and most stunning sunsets in all the world. ”
If you’re the type that likes to stay all day on the beach, there are plenty of busy beaches, surfspots with rip curls, and quiet stretches for peace and solitude.
Over the years, “the gay beach” has moved north along the west coast, from Kuta and Legian to lesser known but fast growing spots between Seminyak and Canggu.
Today, the hotspot is Batu Belig Beach, with daily spectacular sunsets. It is sandwiched between W Hotel and Mozaic Beach Club – “the beautiful people” hangouts for fine dining and sundeck chillouts with resident DJs.
The real sight here, of course, is the hot sandy beach – a sort of grayish-brown, not black ash nor white sugar sand. Oh, and the hunky bodies in swimwear fashions and surfies.
Q Beds near Batu Belig
Zen 4 Men is the closest studio accommodation – just 60 metres away – to the new gay beach at Batu Belig.
Villa Sanggah B&B, with bungalows favored by lesbians, is a mere 7 minute walk from Batu Belig beach.
Moon Villas, “at home” style units,, is less than 5 minutes by car, bicycle or scooter.
Tamu Seseh, steps from the surfing beach behind the rice paddies, is a Sydney architect’s villa-in-a-rice-paddy complex. It is just south of Tanah Lot.
Sanur Beach Not just for surfers, everyone loves the beachside boardwalk, boutiques and bars.