Karang Boma Cliff, also known as the Uluwatu Cliff, is the most popular viewpoint in the south of Bali. So here’s all you need to know for visiting.
Located in the South of Uluwatu, just around the corner from Nyang Nyang Beach, Karang Boma Cliff has become a super famous sunset spot in Bali.
There are signs on the main road pointing to the turning for Karang Boma. Simply follow the map until you hit the signs and head through the bushes to get there.
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 Bali Scooter or Motorbike Rental with Delivery.
Another option is to hire a Bali Private Car or Minibus Charter With Driver, which is pretty popular for day trips around Bali, and they start at around 500,000 IDR per day (8 hours).
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.
Entrance: 10,000 IDR per person.
Karang Boma Cliff Opening Times
Karang Boma Cliff is open all day, every day.
Although there is a sign stating ‘Closes at 7pm’ on the way in, we’re not sure how true this is but it’s probably sensible and safer not to visit after dark anyway.
The best time to visit Bali is between April and October, the island’s dry season.
However, the best time to visit Karang Boma Cliff is all dependant on what you want to experience.
If you want much less of a crowd, or no crowd at all – sunrise is a great option.
However if you’re not a morning person, during the golden hour before the sun sets, the view is also said to be absolutely breathtaking.
Karang Boma Cliff has actually built a reputation as being one of the best places to watch a sunset in Uluwatu.
Take a picnic to enjoy along with the views.
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Karang Boma Cliff, also known as Uluwatu Cliff, has recently become a popular spot for keen photographers and those looking for the best Bali Instagram spots.
Just a short drive from some of the best beaches in Uluwatu it’s definitely worth a drive up to and although we didn’t manage to see it, many people highly recommend it for sunset.
The drive-in is sweet and simple. You can park your bike at the top of the hill and head through the bushes to pop-out at the viewpoint.
We headed up with a gang of friends and got snap-happy and had some fun. The only thing missing was a picnic!
The edge of Karang Boma Cliff is easy to get to, although it’s super steep and as dangerous as it looks in the photos. So please be very careful!
View wise you can look out as far as the eye can see into the Indian Ocean and round a little to other Uluwatu hot spots.
As we mentioned, we never made it to Uluwatu cliff for sunset, however, from the photos we’ve seen, if you’re a fan of stunning crazy colours then around 6pm is the best time to visit!
If you are keen on seeing the sunset and prefer an arranged tour the Uluwatu Temple and Karang Boma Cliff Tour with Tickets is a great option.
Anantara is one of the most popular places to stay in Bali.
The Resort boasts facilities such as an outdoor, a fitness centre and also a spa.
Each room comes with aand free Wi-Fi. The resort is within a 15-minute drive of the Hindu temple, Pura Luhur Uluwatu and Nusa Dua Beach.
Staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with luggage storage, airport transfers and aservice is available to .
Each room comes with a living area, air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, an audio jack and a personal safe.
Situated in Uluwatu,offers an outdoor , spa and a tennis court.
Spacious rooms at Le Grande Bali each have a flat-screen cable TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and personal safe.
All rooms come with a balcony or terrace. En suite bathrooms have a bathtub and separate shower, and guests can relax with a massage session at D’Spa or make use of the karaoke, sauna and hot tub facilities.
Free high-speed Wi-Fi is also provided in all areas.
Featuring a restaurant, a garden, and a shared lounge, Made Roejas Homestay provides accommodation in Uluwatu for travellers on a budget.
The air-conditioned homestay also offers a seating area, free WiFi and garden views.
Set just 6.8 miles from Uluwatu Temple, both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are also available at Made Roejas Homestay.
For more places to stay in Uluwatu, you can check the latest prices on Booking.com.