Peguyangan Waterfall in Nusa Penida Island
Peguyangan Waterfall, locally Air Terjun Peguyangan also known as the “Blue Stairway to Heaven”. The waterfall is situated in a hidden part of Nusa Penida Island. If you expect for the journey which is full of leisure, you will not get what you expect. You have to face the challenge to reaching the waterfall because it is located at the cliff right next to the sea.
The struggling can be pretty difficult to enjoy the beauty of Peguyangan waterfall and its surrounding view. You have to hike the trail downward through the stairs which are installed on the cliff surface. This can be one of the most dangerous hikes which you should take to reach a tourist destination.
However, you can find that there is a worthy experience which is waiting for you at the end of the journey. Well, hiking down the stairs to the waterfall can be a quite experience after all. There are about 460 stairs made from metal and wood which should be taken. If you are scared of health, you should not try reaching this place or you can make it as a chance for treating you are scared of height. Once you step on the concrete stairs, it is the good sign that you are getting closer to the waterfall.
Exploring Peguyangan Waterfall
Peguyangan Waterfall is not kind of common waterfall which you see often. You will not find the water vertical torrent which looks like a white tower. This waterfall is more like a combination of spring fountains which are short and cascading. They make their way through the steep ravine to fall into the sea. It means that when you are in this waterfall, you will not only enjoy the view of the waterfall with fresh water because you will also be able to enjoy the ocean view from the cliff.
You can enjoy it with extraordinary way after all. You can soak into the cascade because it will be the natural spa with quite a view of the ocean. There are not many places in the world which can offer you with this kind of experience for sure. You can enjoy the combination of salt water view and fresh water experience at the same place.
Furthermore, you are able to enjoy the massage of the water which is flowing quickly into the pools. Right at this place, you can experience the natural infinity pool. There are also some Balinese traditional elements found in this place including the statues for praying as well as the traditional gate of Bali.
How to Get Peguyangan Waterfall ?
If you are staying in Bali, you can take a fast boat to Nusa Penida from Sanur beach, which takes around 45 minutes, around 250,000 IDR. Tickets can be bought at the pier and leave at least once a day starting at 8am for the fast boat and 11 for the ferry.