This iconic beauty of Nusa Penida is named Kelingking due to its shape that resembles a pinkie toe. Some also call this cliff a T-Rex cliff because it looks like the silhouette of the famous dinosaurs. Once you finished taking selfies above the cliff, explore and climb down to the beach. It is pretty steep, but worth the trip. Its clear water allows you to snorkel by the beach. However, if you want to play with the Manta Ray, you can gear up and dive at the Manta Point.
As the land of a thousand temples, even Bali admits that Goa Giri Putri is one of the most unique temples there is. The temple is located inside a gigantic cave, and it is not easy to access. You will have to climb steep stairs, slip through a narrow gap to reach the inside of the cave. Moreover, you have to pack some decent clothing to enter the temple. But all of this effort is worth it. The temple will be even more magical during ceremonies.
Just like what the name entails, Crystal Bay is the go-to place for white sand beach and crystal clear water. It is one of the most popular snorkeling and diving spot in Nusa Penida. Without having to swim far away from the shore, you can enjoy colorful corals and beautiful fishes. One of the famous fish that often cruises by is the Mola Mola fish. Once you finish playing in the water, you can sunbathe by the soft sand until the Sunsets. And believe it, it will be one of the most beautiful sunsets you ever saw.
Nusa Penida is a place of many wonders. You can find lots of stunning landscapes on the island, not just cliffs, and beaches. One of the iconic places you can explore is Teletubbies Hill or also known as Tanglad Hill. It is a gorgeous hill with lots of green dunes. Thus, it is called Teletubbies Hill. It is located at the Tanglad Village, on the Eastern side of Nusa Penida. This spot will look stunning when you visit it after the rainy season when the green grass covers the hills. Then it is picture perfect!
Down the tiny blue ladders, is the road to one of the most beautiful spots in Nusa Penida. Don’t get us wrong, it is quite a hike. It will take you around 20 minutes to climb down the ladder. On the way, you will pass several water sprouts, small shrines, and some gorgeous cascading pools. These pools are so unique as they are hanging by the cliffs overlooking the ocean. The main attraction is the beautiful temple and all the people who pray there. Truly one of the most beautiful places on earth.
Take your snorkeling experience to a whole new level by visiting the Manta Bay at Nusa Penida. To reach the area you have to go by boat, and you can observe the situation. When you see a couple of dark spots swimming around, you can jump and start playing with these majestic creatures. Not only can you meet different species of Manta Rays, but you can also enjoy the colorful reefs and stunning fishes. Manta Bay is surrounded by tall cliffs and is the natural habitat for Manta Rays. This particular area is also called the cleaning station because the Manta will just rest while the small fishes are cleaning them. Such a precious experience. This spot is 7 minutes away from our resort, so don’t miss it.
People flock down to the Broken Beach of Nusa Penida to see the iconic rock formation that is just breathtaking. Here, you can get a 360 degrees view of the blue sky, waves hitting the limestone cliffs, and stunning seascape. The road to reach Broken Beach is pretty challenging. From the resort, you will have to drive 1 hour by motorbike. Once you’re there, you can sit and simply embrace what nature got to give, over some cool drinks. From the cliff edge, you can see Manta Rays swimming by, and it is magical.
To reach Tembeling, you need to drive for 1 hour through a forest. But it is worth it. The forest is green and cool. Perfect for those who need to unwind and do some forest bathing. Then you will reach a dead-end, and you can walk for 5 minutes before reaching the beach. You will pass a gorgeous natural pool set below a cliff wall. There are two pools to choose from. After a long drive, a dip in the pool will feel heavenly. Walk further and you will find a cave with amazing rock towers. This is the road that will lead you to the secret beach. This is the perfect spot for adventure lovers.