Atuh Beach in Nusa Penida Island
Atuh Beach is located in the village of Pejukutan, Nusa Penida Island, Bali. This is an amazing beach with the beautiful scenic like haven on earth. The clarity of the turquoise waters, the gorgeous white sandy beaches, the towering high cliff walls, beautiful green nature, and best of all it should be all yours, your own private beach!. Atuh Beach is a main destination along Nusa Penida Tour Package itineraries to Island's eastern region.
Atuh Beach is abundant with rock shelters and is overlooked by a cliff. But the stunning coral reefs are what bring Atuh to life, especially during low tide when at their full glory. The sun rays make the ocean glisten as though it were mixed with diamonds. There are small caves in and around the cliffs where you can swim into and explore the rock structures.
On the east coast, there are several hills that make panoramic aggregation seen from the highest cliffs. The biggest hill is called Padasan Bukit which has some great places for fishing and camping.
The best time to visit Atuh Beach, is in the morning, around 05:30 am for sunrise. Due to the location of Atuh beach facing east. From the top of the cliff, you will be fascinated by the beauty of the morning view from Atuh Beach Nusa Penida. However, if you want to see the sunset on the island of Nusa Penida, then you must visit Pasih Uug Beach Nusa Penida, not Atuh beach Nusa Penida Bali.
An Incredible Atuh Beach
There are four main rocky outcrops and islets dotting the coast of Atuh Beach. All these contribute to the breathtaking views. Named by locals as Batu Melawang, Batu Abah, Batu Paon and Bukit Jineng, it is Bukit Jineng, also referred to as Batu Bolong or “hollow rock”, which is the most striking, thanks to its arch-like formation. Due to its remote location, you will most likely have the beach to yourself most of your visit. Low tide often reveals rock pools where you can observe fish and marine life waiting to hitch a ride on the next tide.
How to get Atuh Beach ?
Access leading to the beach can be taken through two routes, namely Pelilit hamlet (20 km from Buyuk boat quay) then it is connected to unpaved road along about 2 km. Meanwhile, another can be reached through Kelodan hamlet (17 km from Buyuk) and connected to unpaved road along approximately 5 km.