Blue Lagoon Beach Bali is a much less known spot than some places in Bali, but great for snorkelling and relaxing. Here’s all the info for visiting.
Many people heading to East Bali choose to stay in the small beach town of Amed, which is around 30 minutes from Pura Lempuyang Temple, however Blue Lagoon Beach is easily accessible if staying in Ubud.
We always choose to rent scooters, which start at around 50,000 IDR per day, and explore ourselves. However be sure to read up on our Renting A Scooter In Bali guide beforehand! If you’re looking for somewhere to rent scooters from you can book a trusted scooter rental here.
Another option is to rent a driver, which is pretty popular for day trips around Bali, and they start at around 500,000 IDR per day (8 hours). Here’s an easy link to book a private car with a driver for the day.
For those short on time, or that prefer everything to be organised for them, there are some awesome tours on Get Your Guide available to book in advance.
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The best time to visit Bali is between April and October, the island’s dry season.
The Blue Lagoon is still one of the lesser known spots on the island so is typically not crowded with tourists. However, as with anywhere in Bali the best time to visit is always earlier in the morning!
If you’re a diver then Blue Lagoon is a popular spot for you! We’d certainly recommend going down into the deep waters of the ocean, as here is known to be one of the best areas for marine life in Bali!
WHAT TO PACK
Underwater Camera: GoPro HERO7
Waterproof Phone Case: LifeProof Fre Waterproof Phone Case
Sunscreen: Banana Boat Sunscreen SPF-50
Microfibre Towel: Microfibre Quick Dry Towel
Just around the corner from the Padangbai, where ferries by the dozen charter tourists over to the Gili Islands, lies this secluded corner of paradise.
The Blue Lagoon Beach is known for being a great spot for snorkelling and diving. Plus it’s rarely crowded day to day!
There are just a few steps down from the car park and local warungs at the tip of the cliff. An ideal day out for those looking for a bit of peace and quiet.
A few metres out from shore there are beautiful coral reef and tropical fish that will swim around your feet. So if you’re heading out East definitely pack a snorkel. Otherwise all equipment is available to rent from the locals by the beach.
We had a bit of a nightmare as we visited in March, so it was stormy when we arrived. The best time to visit is between April – October after the rainy season in Bali.
Overall though we could see the potential of this beautiful place, so if you’re looking for an easy ride and a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle then Blue Lagoon Beach is perfect.
Luxury – Alaya Resort – is in the heart of , the cultural centre of . The resort is set amidst the , offering an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Guests enjoy free daily afternoon tea and tropical fruits. The contemporary Balinese-style rooms all come with a flat-screen TV and a private terrace overlooking the natural greenery. The private bathrooms, decorated in artworks, provide complete facilities. Alaya Resort Ubud is just 200 metres away from the Monkey Forest and 700 metres away from Ubud Market.
Mid-Budget – Pertiwi Bisma 2 – Featuring 2 landscaped pools and a restaurant, Pertiwi Bisma 2 offers guests a memorable stay, a 5-minute drive from Ubud Monkey Forest. Free WiFi is available in all areas, and also free shuttles to Ubud Market. Rooms in Pertiwi Bisma 2 come with air conditioning, a flat-screen cable TV, an electric kettle and a coffee/tea maker. Nestled within tropical gardens, they all come with a private terrace. Complimentary bottled water is provided. Balinese dance classes, trekking and hiking activities are also available.
Budget – Sila Urip Guest House – Nestled amongst lush garden, Sila Urip Guest House is located in the tranquil part of Ubud. Each room here will provide you with a terrace and a seating area. Featuring a shower and private bathroom, rooms also come with free toiletries. You can enjoy garden view from each room. Guests can also order room service. At Sila Urip Guest House you will find a garden and a terrace. The friendly staff can assist with bike hire, shuttle service and airport transfer at additional charges.
For more places to stay in Ubud you can check the latest prices here.