Batu Bolong Beach Overview

Explore the largest of Canggu’s three sister beaches, Batu Bolong is renowned for both its magnificent natural beauty and its surf spots. The waves here are fairly moderate, making it ideal for beginners as well as seasoned surfers. Batu Bolong is famed for its sunsets as well, and has several designated vantage points for the same.

Batu Bolong Beach is the most famous spot for surfing and chilling in Canggu which makes it must to include attractions in your Bali tour packages. It's located at the end of Canggu's best and trendiest street, where you can always expect a terrific vibe, whether it's day or night. The beach at Batu Bolong is a 1.5-kilometer expanse of black sand. With year-round waves and a slew of surf schools bordering the beach, it's no wonder that there's a strong surfer feel here.

Despite its tiny size, Batu Bolong has a number of beach bars that fill up as the day progresses. The renowned Old Man's beach bar is located near the Batu Bolong parking lot, however there are other other beach bars along the beach. You may watch the sunset with your toes on the sand, or with a beer at Old Mans' tavern, or at one of the cliffside cafés overlooking the beach and ocean. Once a month, Old Mans has a weekend market where local merchants display their clothing and cuisine, which is largely organic. 

As far as chilling by the beachfront goes, The Lawn is another popular hangout spot at this beach. A luxury club, the Lawn features a massive swimming pool settled right by the beach, making it an excellent sunset spot as well. Many people meet on the beach around dusk to watch the sunset while enjoying a drink, coconut, and tasty grilled corn.

Click Here to Book Now: Half Day Tour in Bali


• Rent a surfboard and venture out into the ocean for a ride; if you’re a beginner, you can sign up for lessons as well
• Explore the local markets that set up shop around the beach, the Old Man’s market being one of the most famous names at Batu Bolong
• Witness a gorgeous sunset from any of the beach bars, from the club’s swimming pool, or simply from the beachfront
• Hike to the top of the cliffs bordering the ocean to witness some of the best panoramic views of the sea
• Grab a drink at any of the beachside bars and clubs, and end your day at the beach with a fancy meal by the sea

How To Reach

Batu Bolong Beach is located right at the end of the Canggu coastline, with the entrance right in front of the Old Man’s Beach Bar and restaurant. For those staying in Canggu, Batu Bolong would only be a short walk across the main street. Those traveling from other places in Bali will need to hire either a car or a scooter. One must travel along Jalan Raya Kerobokan and take the left towards Raya Canggu to reach Canggu main street.

You May Also Like: Best Temples in Bali

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Batu Bolong would, without a doubt, be during the sunset hours. Batu Bolong beach is renowned for its absolutely magical sunsets, and stands out among the three sister beaches of Canggu in this regard. There are several viewing spots scattered around the beach as well, whether it be the beachside clubs or the cliffs that overlook the sea.

Also Checkout and Book: White Water Rafting in Telaga Waja River

Read More
Day Wise Timings
Open Today
Normal Timings:
Open 24 Hours
Normal Timings:
Open 24 Hours
Normal Timings:
Open 24 Hours
Normal Timings:
Open 24 Hours
Normal Timings:
Open 24 Hours
Normal Timings:
Open 24 Hours
Normal Timings:
Open 24 Hours

Tourism Board Alliances

Batu Bolong Beach FAQs

Are there any restaurants at Batu Bolong Beach?

Batu Bolong offers plenty of dining options to choose from, ranging from local warungs to high end restaurants. Some of the most popular restaurants on the Batu Bolong Beach are:

  • Mason: Mason reinvented the seafood dining in Bali. This cool and casual dining venue is all about top-notch ingredients, including meat and vegetables, which are prepared to perfection — handcrafted and presented simply to allow the flavors shine through.
  • The Lawn: Beachfront dining doesn't get much better than The Lawn, with its front-row seats to Batu Bolong's world-famous waves. This ultra-chill beach club's food focuses on sharing and gourmet snacking, along with an eclectic range of beverages.
  • Crate Cafe: This chic, hipster coffee shop is always packed with Canggu's trendiest people. Despite its ever-increasing popularity, the super-quick service here ensures that their smoothies and amazing coffees are never far away.
  • Monsieur Spoon: Sit down for breakfast or lunch at everyone's favorite French patisserie in Canggu. From creamy eclairs to avocado on toast, and crisp croissants made to perfection- Monsieur Spoon offers the best of the baked.

Feel the Frenzy of Thrill by Indulging in Kayaking in Bali

What are the best activities to do at Batu Bolong Beach?

  • Surfing: Owing to the animated waves, Batu Bolong is best known as a surfing spot among thrill seekers. Although the beach is best suited for intermediate surfers, those just starting out in the sport can sign up for surfing lessons at any of the rentals on the beach. 
  • Hiking: The Batu Bolong Beach is cradled by low cliffs on all sides, some of which offer picturesque hiking trails. Hiking to the very top can be a great way to catch excellent views of the ocean, which appear even better during sunset.


  • Sunset Watching: Batu Bolong, like its other Canggu sisters, is well known for its magical sunsets. There are plenty of excellent vantage points around the beach as well, including the clifftops, the sunset bars and the beachside clubs.

Visit One of a Kind Museum in Bali by Booking Upside Down World Tickets

What are the other activities to enjoy in Bali that you can book through Thrillophilia?

Why Choose Thrillophilia