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Melasti Beach Uluwatu, Uluwatu

  • Another beach which is a must visit for you in Uluwatu is the Melasti Beach which is beckoning travelers from far and wide. A standout amongst the most enthralling shorelines on Bali's southern drift Melasti Beach is a lesser known beach in Uluwatu. This beach is best for the photography freaks and the enthusiast who love to explore something different from the usual. The rock formation and the high cliffs in this beach attract people in bulk to witness its incandescent beauty.  

    Melasti is often used by the local people for performing the Melasti ceremony on a specific day like before Nyepi. The beach can be now easily accessible through road and one has to agree that the beauty of the place will definitely skip a beat when you witness it. The asphalt road towards the edge of the gorge that crosses the drift it frequently turns into a photo shoot location.

    Highlights: This beach is very famous with the surfers as well as the peace seekers who love to  witness the beauty of nature.

    Location: Melasti beach is located on the south coast of Bali precisely in Ungasan Village, and is adjacent to Bali Beach Cliff.


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Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple, or Pura Luhur Uluwatu, one of six fundamental temples thought to be Bali's holy pillars, is famous for its majestic location, rested on top of a sheer cliff approximately 70 metres above sea level. This temple also yields the marvelous sunset backdrops as that of Tanah Lot Temple located on the island's western shores. This temple is unquestionably one of the top points on the island to enjoy the stunning sunset delight, with uninterrupted views overlooking the gorgeous Indian Ocean.
Balinese structure, traditionally-designed gateways and antiquated sculptures add to Uluwatu Temple's appeal.
Without an uncertainty, what makes Uluwatu Temple spectacular is its cliff-top environment at the end of a plateau 250 feet above the waves of the Indian Ocean. Several archaeological relics found here confirm the temple to be of megalithic origin, dating back to the 10th century. There are two entrances to Uluwatu Temple, from the south and the north.

Timings: The visiting hours for the temple is from 9 AM to 6 PM. As a place of worship, however, it is open 24 hours daily.

How to Reach: Take the bypass main road to Nusa Dua and to Jimbaran and then follow the ascending road up to Uluwatu.

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