37 Beaches in Indonesia that you should visit - With photos & details

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37 Beaches to explore in Indonesia

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AmbalatAmbalat, Kec. Sekatak, Kabupaten Bulungan, Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia

Ambalat is a sea block in the Celebes sea located off the east coast of Borneo. It lies to the east of the Indonesian province of North Kalimantan and to the south-east of the Malaysian state of Sabah, and it is the subject of a territorial dispute between the two nations. The deep sea blocks contain an estimated 62,000,000 barrels of oil and 348 million cubic meters of natural gas. Other estimates place it substantially higher: 764,000,000 barrels of oil and 3.96 × 1010 cubic meters of gas, in

Balangan BeachBalangan Beach, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia

Balangan Beach is one of the Bukit Peninsula surf spots located just north of New Kuta Beach. With its clear blue waves, white sandy beach, and easy access, Balangan is not as crowded as Kuta or other surfing beaches in Bali. In the north coast, there is a rocky hill with views from the sea to the shore of Kedonganan. the beach is not recommended for novice surfers due to its reef bed. The beach is filled with surfers from around the world between May and October, but its beauty makes it more a

Banggai IslandBanggai Island, Banggai Laut Regency, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Banggai Island is the second largest of the Banggai Islands, an archipelago located at the far eastern end of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The largest island is Peleng, smaller islands of the group are Bowokan, Labobo, Kebongan, Kotudan, Tropettenando, Timpau, Salue Besar, Salue Kecil, Masepe, and Bangkulu.  Banggai Island has an area of 268 square kilometres. It is one of the beautiful beaches in Indonesia.

Carita BeachCarita Beach, Banten, Indonesia

Carita is one of the popular beach in Indonesia. It is known for its diverse fauna and flora. Trees include teak, mahogany, African mahogany and dab bungur. Animals include wild boar, red giant flying squirrel and long-tailed macaque. Reptiles include monitor lizard and python. Birds include brown hawk-owl, black-banded barbet and Javan banded pitta.  Carita Beach is a popular tourist destination.

Gili IslandsGili Islands, Gili Indah, Pemenang, North Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

An archipelago of three small islands. Automobiles and motorized traffic are prohibited on the islands, so the preferred method of transportation is by foot and bicycle or the horse-drawn carriage called a cidomo. Scuba diving and free diving in and around the Gilis is very popular due to the abundance of marine life and attractive coral formations

Jalan Raya Pasir PadiJl. Raya Pasir Padi, Air Itam, Bukit Intan, Kota Pangkal Pinang, Kepulauan Bangka Belitung, Indonesia

Pasir Padi Beach is one of the beaches on the island of Bangka. The beach is facing directly into the South China Sea. Has a coastline of 300 meters with calm waves, color white sand and dense. Pasir Padi Beach area is an area of tourism potential in Pangkal Pinang. Visitors from outside the region or abroad, both of which arrived through Depati Amir Airport and the Port of Pangkal Balam, can go straight to the beach.

JayapuraJayapura, Jayapura City, Papua, Indonesia

Jayapura is the capital and largest city of the Indonesian province of Papua. It is situated on the northern coast of New Guinea island and covers an area of 935.92 km2. The city borders the Pacific Ocean and Yos Sudarso Bay to the north, the nation of Papua New Guinea to the east, Keerom Regency to the south, and Jayapura Regency to the west. It is the most populous city in the Indonesian part of New Guinea. it is one of the beautiful beach area in the Papua province.

Jimbaran BeachJimbaran Beach, Jimbaran, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia

Jimbaran is a fishing village and tourist resort in Bali, Indonesia. Located south of Ngurah Rai International Airport, the beach has seafood restaurants and luxury hotels, including the five-star Kayumanis Private Estate & Spa, Intercontinental Hotel Bali, AYANA Resort and Spa Bali, Four Seasons and Jimbaran Puri Bali and the casual dining restaurant Cuca. Lately, Jimbaran is developing a more affordable accommodation.

Karang Bolong BeachKarang Bolong Beach, Karang Suraga, Cinangka, Serang, Banten, Indonesia

Karang Bolong is located on the coast of Anyer, West Java, Indonesia. The name Karang Bolong means Rock (Karang) with a Hole (Bolong). The mountain was created by frozen lava, formed during the eruption of Mount Krakatau. Karang Bolong beach is located 50 km from Serang town or 140 km from Jakarta, on Karang Bolong Street. It is one of the popular tourisst attraction in Banten.

Kelingking BeachBunga Mekar, Nusa Penida, Klungkung Regency, Bali 80771, Indonesia

White sandy beach with turquoise waters enclosed by a steep cliff. It comes with a great view and a hike through the narrow top of the protruding limestone cliffs.

Lawena BeachBanda Sea, South Leitimur, Hutumuri, Leitimur Sel., Kota Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia

This is one of the beautiful beaches which was located in the heart of Maluku province. The beach is very well known by the surfers as 'paradise for the surfers'. This beach is a combination of beautiful scenery and big waves. There are worldwide tourists coming to this beach to conquer the waves and enjoying the nuance of a tropical beaches.

Legian BeachLegian Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Wide sandy beach lined with hotels, bars, and cafes. Known for its sunset views and surfable waves.

Mandalika IslandMandalika Island, Indonesia

Mandlika Island is a small island in the Java Sea, which is about 2 kilometers distant from Donorejo village of Jepara Regency in Central Java, Indonesia. The island is situated in the north of Central Java coast, opposite to Portuguese Fort beach and close to Mount Muria. The island is just 500 meters from the fort and can be seen from there. The island has become a tourist attraction already.

Mawun BeachMawun Beach, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

It is one of the beautiful beaches which was located in the heart of West Nusa Tenggara. It is very famous among tourists and is a unique spot for water sports.

Ngurbloat BeachNgurbloat, Tual, Kabupaten Maluku Tenggara, Maluku, Indonesia

One of the beautiful beach which was located in the heart of the Maluku province and is much famous among the tourists for a refreshing time. It is also famous for some adventurous water sports also.

Padang Padang BeachPadang Padang Beach, Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia

Padang Beach or popularly known as Taplau is a beach located in the city of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. This beach is located in a dense urban area in the District of West Padang, and extends from Purus to Batang Arau estuary. The beach is very popular in Bali and is famous among tourists.

Palu CityPalu City, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Palu is a chartered city on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, at the mouth of the Palu River. It is the capital of the province of Central Sulawesi, situated on a long, narrow bay. Because of its sheltered position between mountain ridges, the climate is unusually dry. At the 2015 census Palu had a population of around 367,600, not including those living in neighboring agencies. On 28 September 2018, the city suffered many casualties due to a tsunami, where at least 2,256 people lost their live

Pandawa BeachPandawa Beach, Bali, Indonesia

This beach was once a secret of Bali due to its location behind a mountainous area that secluded its location to the unknown.

Pangandaran BeachPangandaran Beach, West Java, Indonesia

A beautiful beach which was located in west java which was popular among travelers in Indonesia. This beach is a perfect destination for watersports and is also famous for its environment.

Pantai Ngliyep MalangDesa, Hutan, Kedungsalam, Donomulyo, Malang, Jawa Timur 65167, Indonesia

Ngliyep Beach is a beach located in the Indonesian Ocean. It is situated in the village of Kedungsalam Donomulyo, Malang Regency, 62 km south of Malang. Each year, a ritual ceremony called the Folk Art. Batik is used for sacrificial rituals. Farm animals such as sheep or cows are sacrificed into the sea as a ritual offering. This beach is unsafe for swimming because of strong waves.