Impossible Beach Overview

Impossible Beach is a delightful rough shoreline with the colossal waves that is appropriate for surfing undertakings particularly for the individuals who has been professional surfer’s level. This shoreline is one of the popular surf focuses in Bali Island and makes it as a standout amongst the most requested surf focuses by the surfers. 

The beach got the name impossible from the entrance to the shoreline that is extremely one of a kind and has the trouble to get past so that most surfers call this shoreline as Impossible Beach. Nothing can be a better place to relax and indulge in some fun while you visit this unique beach in Uluawatu.

Highlights: One can find batik, bracelets, temporary tattoos and pineapples here and there near the beach. The beach is also famous with the surfers who come to surf here from far and wide.

Location: Impossible Beach is located next to Balangan beach in Southern Bali.

Impossible Beach is a gorgeous beach surrounded by boulders. The Beach nestles beneath the white stone cliff, and the charming panorama of the Indian Ocean creates a perfect aura for vacationers. The Beach offers the lovely scenery of the Indian Ocean that creates an ideal vibe for vacationers. Furthermore, the powerful and high waves of the Beach always offer challenges to surfers who like to indulge in this adventure sport. In fact, it is the most in-demand surf spots by the surfers in Bali. 

Moreover, the Beach got its name due to its path that is unusual and difficult to get through. You need to head about 100 m west of Jl Pantai Bingin on Jl Melasti and follow the paved road for 700m after taking the turn towards the ocean. A sign on the wall will read Impossible Beach to help visitors locate the place. The challenging trail towards this Beach is the reason the Beach got this name.

However, once visitors reach this stunning spot, the landscape of an empty cove with creamy sand and rocks all around will reward you for crossing the difficult path. So, from thrilling surfing adventure to relaxation time, the Impossible Beach is an ideal destination for every kind of tourist.

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How To Reach

- From Airport?

The nearest airport from the Impossible Beach is Denpasar Airport (DPS). You first need to arrive at a nearby Balangan beach as there is no direct access to Impossible Beach any mode of transport. The only way to reach this beach is by trekking the road ahead.

Balangan beach is at the proximity of 17.9 km from the airport. So, to get there you can take a private car or taxi that will cover the distance within 21 minutes.In fact, the cheapest way to get from the airport to Balangan beach is a private car or taxi that will cost between INR 900 to INR 1100 only. After that, you need to trek a terrain while keeping your eyes for signs that direct you to the Impossible Beach.

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to come to Impossible Beach is in April, May, June, September, and October just before and just after high season. Also, the months from July to August, Easter Holidays, Christmas, and New Year are the high season that witnesses a lot of visitors.

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Other Essential Information

Location: Pecatu, South Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali (Next to Balangan beach)

Timings: Open 24 hours

Price: The Impossible beach has no entry free. Thus, it is free for locals and foreigners alike.

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Where to Stay near Impossible Beach

1. Incense Impossible Beach

It is the nearest hotel from the Impossible beach that features a myriad of luxury amenities. The hotel includes an infinity pool, spa, in-house bar, free-wifi, and airport shuttle services. 

2. Nomad Surfers

This place is a combination of innovation and luxury, with invaluable landscapes all around. You can choose from pool villas, luxurious suites, and duplex penthouses for your stay here. Relishing meals at rooftop restaurant that serves local and international cuisine while enjoying 360-degree views of India Ocean is the highlight of this hotel.

3. Radisson Blu Uluwatu

This staycation will present you with the most vibrant ambiance as the beautiful landscape surrounds this 5-star hotel. The hotel offers all the extravagant services to make your accommodation memorable such as on-premises restaurant, outdoor pool, fitness center, free wifi, etc. Moreover, there are various spa and massage treatments offered right beside the infinity pool.

4. Sal Secret Spot

Another stunning spot to settle near the Impossible beach. This location has rustic decor that charms every guest. Additionally, you will find amenities such as open-air pools, restaurants, spas, garden, free parking, and others.

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Tips for Visiting Impossible Beach


1. The path to Impossible Beach is rough and strenuous; you must be physically fit to cover the distance.

2. Since the trail is not easy, it is better to plan a trip to this Beach in the morning. Also, leave before sunset to avoid difficulty in crossing back the path.

3. Rips can be surprisingly powerful at the Beach, so swimming is not advisable.

4. The main season for surfing here is in the winter, i.e., between June and September. At this time, the Beach gets the highest swells. 

5. Also, carry thicker or bigger surfboard than you usually use to support capture into the waves.

6. Carry sun creams, hats, sunglasses while visiting the Beach. Also, wear comfy clothes to chill out at its shoreline.

7. The location's peaceful aura, nearby beach clubs, and amazing cliff scenes make it a highlight of your trip.

8. Enjoy a traditional Balinese dance performance called Kecak performance at the close by clifftop stage.

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