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Melasti Beach In Bali – A Complete Guide

If you’re looking for the clearest waters and the best beach on the island, then Melasti Beach Bali is your spot. Here’s all the info for visiting.

How To Get To Melasti Beach

Located at the most southern point of Bali, Melasti Beach is around an hour from Canggu but relatively easy to get to.

Just a five minute drive from Green Bowl Beach and the Abandoned Plane, for those staying in Uluwatu it’s super close and perfect for a chilled out day.

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.

Melasti Beach Entrance Fee

Adults: 10,000 IDR per person.

Melasti Beach Opening Times

Melasti Beach is open all day, every day.

Best Time To Visit Melasti Beach

The best time to visit Bali and enjoy the Bali beaches is during the island’s dry season, which is between April and October.

This time of year guarantees ideal weather for beach days. With days full of sunshine and temperatures averaging 30°C.

While still warm and sunny, during the wet season you will get frequent and sudden heavy downpours.

As with any of the beautiful Bali beaches, getting to Melasti beach early will help you avoid the crowds.

Also, this is another stunning sunset spot and great for photos.

If you are there for sunset, you might like to see the highly recommended Kecak Dance Show Tickets in Melasti Beach.

What To Pack

Photography Camera


Day Bag

Power Bank

Reusable Water Bottle


Lightweight Rain Jacket

Quick Dry Towel


Lifeproof Phone Case

Dry Bag

What To Expect At Melasti Beach

We headed down to Melasti Beach many times during our Bali stint and it still remains one of our favourite Uluwatu beaches.

Apart from the untouched beaches of Nusa Penida, Melasti Beach was the cleanest we found on our Bali itinerary.

As you head down to Meslati Beach the drive is incredible. The twists and turns through windy roads and the limestone cliffs are something we’ll always remember from our days-out down south.

This beautiful white sand beach is hidden away by a large limestone cliff and actually used to be pretty difficult to reach, until the recent development of a road.

It is now easy to access this stunning beach and it is quickly becoming more popular with tourists.

Before you head down to the beach itself, make sure to pull over at one of the view points to capture a shot from above of the beautiful turquoise waters.

There are a handful of local warungs set up on the beach that are still charging surprisingly cheap prices for some tasty local food.

So, don’t worry about what to eat during your visit as there are plenty of noodles and burgers available for everybody.

We would go on to talk about how beautiful the sand is and how crystal clear the waters are but we’ll let the photos do the talking.

If you’re looking for a really relaxed and chilled day with family or friends, then a visit to Melasti Beach Bali is the killer spot.

Melasti Beach Bali Beaches Best Beaches In Bali
Exploring Melasti Beach from the top of the hill
Melasti Beach Bali Beaches Best Beaches In Bali
The entrance to Melasti Beach Bali
Melasti Beach Bali Beaches Best Beaches In Bali
Not a bad place to hang for the day
Melasti Beach Bali Beaches Best Beaches In Bali
Melasti Beach for us, is the best beach in Bali
Melasti Beach Bali Beaches Best Beaches In Bali
A beach within the limestone cliffs

Where To Stay In Uluwatu


Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort

Anantara is one of the most popular places to stay in Bali.

The Resort boasts facilities such as an outdoor infinity pool, a fitness centre and also a spa.

Each room comes with a hot tub and 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 a free shuttle service is available to Padang Beach.

Each room comes with a living area, air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, an audio jack and a personal safe.


Le Grande Bali

Situated in Uluwatu, Le Grande Bali offers an outdoor pool, 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.


Made Roejas Homestay

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

Planning Your Trip

Book Your Flight

Use Skyscanner to find a cheap flight.

They search websites and airlines around the globe to find you the best possible routes and prices.

Book Your Accommodation

Use to find the best accommodation deals.

They consistently return the cheapest rates on everything from guesthouses to hotels for all of your budget needs.

Don’t Forget Travel Insurance

Use SafetyWing to find the best travel insurance for you.

They provide travel and medical incident insurance built specifically for digital nomads.

Travel insurance will protect you against illness, injury, theft, and cancellations.

Book Your Tours & Activities

Use GetYourGuide to book your activities in advance.

They sell the best tours, excursions and activities to attractions around the world.

Conveniently book, download and access your tickets on the move all from your mobile.

Book Your Rental Car

Use to find the best deals on rental cars in the area.

They compare all major car rental companies and allow you to easily book the perfect vehicle for your trip.

Buy Those Last Minute Bits

Use Amazon to buy everything you need for your adventure.

They offer next day delivery and you can use my travel packing checklist to make sure you haven’t forgotten anything.

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Melasti Beach In Bali Guide


Sunday 5th of February 2023

Can you tell me, where the viewpoint is? The one where you are standying with your scooters on the picture. That would be great!