Surfs Up The Splendid Suluban's Waves in Bali's South Coast
Posted on 20 September 2012
World-class thrilling waves meet jaw-dropping scenery at the secluded surfers’ paradise of Suluban Beach. Located not too far from the picturesque Uluwatu Temple, this beach is the actual site of the famous Uluwatu surf break. This beach extends right up and joins the Uluwatu Beach. Together they are the Mecca for wave chasing junkees who come to Bali.
The beach is blessed with a breathtaking view on the Indian Ocean which offers a serene atmosphere and spectacular sunsets in the late afternoons, creating that most romantic aura. Approaching the area, visitors will be greeted by fascinating scenery of white rock cliffs that stretch as far as the eyes can see. Descending some 50 meters down to the shore, a vast white sandy beach kissed by turquoise blue waters await, while the pounding waves play the true resounding sounds of nature: the perfect setting for a thrilling surfing adventure.
A vast stretch of blue ocean as far as the eyes can see highlighted with endless rolls of waves storming the shore is truly the perfect setting for the thrilling surfing adventure at Suluban Beach.
Suluban is among renowned surfing beaches along the Bukit Peninsula at the southern end of Bali that include the Uluwatu Beach, Bingin Beach, Padang-padang Beach, Dreamland Beach, Impossible Beach and Balangan Beach.
That perfect moment when the timing and the wave is just right for that awesome action.
As he paddled out to the coming waves, this surfer began his unforgettable encounter with the Suluban’s waves.
The character of waves at Suluban Beach is similar to those at Uluwatu Beach that come in with that great, powerful, long swells and consistent barrels that have always fascinated surfers who came to this point.
The Beach is also known by many people as the Blue Point Beach since it is closely associated with the Blue Point Bay Villa located on the top of the cliff which shades Suluban Beach.
Over the years, the fascinating waves of Suluban Beach have drawn more and more wave chasing junkees to taste its awesome sensation
Here waves can reach to between 3 and 12 feet with the average wave size being 3 to 5 feet, perfect for advanced and professional surfers.
With magnificent view over the vast blue ocean and nestled dramatically on the cliff, the cafes and restaurant of Suluban are the best place to enjoy the actions on the waters and all the fascinating atmosphere.
The waves together with the spectacular scenery at Suluban Beach are indeed a true gem that make Bali sparkle.