(GMT)29 OCT 2017 21WA55:
Suluban Beach lies at the end of Jalan Mamo in the coastal area of Labuan Sait, one of Bali’s most unique coasts.
Canopied by a looming cliff face, this small beach may not be ideal for sunbathers, but serves pro surfers well as a base to paddle out and ride adjacent reef breaks, including around Uluwatu, just to the south. Nicknamed ‘Blue Point’,
Lifeguards are on duty at their cliff-top watchtower northwest of the beach, mostly observing the waves and the surfers. There are none on duty down at the beach area itself. Be sure to watch the tides, as currents can be strong, and waves can crash through cave openings, sometimes posing a hazard.
Parking is at the roadside, right before the flight of stairs down to the beach.
There are several rocky openings and mini caves that you can explore and even claim as a ‘resting spot’ for the day, and which also lead to different sections of the beach. The best time is during low tide, which reveals more spaces and accessible sandy paths, together with tide pools which you and your friends can have a pleasurable soak in. Surfers come and go, high tide or low, with the prized breaks being only a short paddle out
Parking fees are IDR 5,000 for bikes and IDR 15,000 for cars. From here, you will need to endure a 10-minute walk down a flight of concrete step