We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
bali tour 2018

nice beach to hang out;not to much people.you have to go early in the morning,best vieuws ever and... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Igor F
Beautiful, quiet spot

Balian Beach is a real gem. So quiet, friendly locals and stress-free tourists. Lots of places to... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
South Australia, Australia
via mobile
Read all 170 reviews
All photos (128)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“great surf”(9 reviews)
“surf camp”(4 reviews)
“pondok pitaya”(4 reviews)
| Desa Lalah Linggah, Selemadeg Barat, Tabanan, Indonesia
Reviews (170)
Filter reviews
112 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgreat surfsurf camppondok pitayagreat beachblack sandbeginner surferschange moneybeach housesushi restaurantbig wavessmall villageaway from the hustle and bustleheavy rainbeautiful sunsetbeautiful placeswellkuta
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 112 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2018

nice beach to hang out;not to much people.you have to go early in the morning,best vieuws ever and calm

Thank Igor F
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Balian Beach is a real gem. So quiet, friendly locals and stress-free tourists. Lots of places to grab a bite to eat, a few spots for a massage, peaceful walks and a surfing beach. We all love it - and we have 3 more days...More

1  Thank ptfitz198
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This place is famous for the surf, but it’s a cute black sand beach at the end of a small road (with a tiny road sign). I think this is the real deal Bali of old school. It looks like a great place for a...More

1  Thank TallyHo_8
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you like an authentic Balian surrounding with a nice portion of tourism you should enjoy Balian Beach. It's a quiet village with nice places to sit and eat, it's a surf spot (I cannot tell more about that since I don't surf, but it's...More

Thank Hilke A
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing villa to stay at! Jamie and Wendy have thought of everything. A perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy some quality time away from the hustle and bustle. Nestled amongst the luscious palms and tropical rain forest with oceans...More

Thank markeem
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a beautiful place closely located to Balian beach just the east side of the river at the end of Feb. Our selection to stay there was partly driven by some of the reviews suggesting the beach was remote and offered beautiful views....More

5  Thank WK13
Reviewed 19 January 2018

A stunning sunset walk destination, showcases tne sublime West Bali dusk...a romantic destination for couples and just a few minutes drive if you're staying in Medewi.... great proposal spot!!! .

1  Thank Aimee M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

It's quiet, the waves are pretty mellow and the people are very chill. A breath of fresh air from Kuta.

Thank Dylan J
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Before we arrived at Balian Beach (a stop on our bicycle tour) we had no idea how amazing this place would be. It feels a bit "off-the-grid" and special. The beach is volcanic dark sand and looks like at least 2km long or more. We...More

1  Thank deathracer
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Seems to be the place to go for surfers. Good bars and a hotel there too where you can change money. Lovely spot to watch the sun go down.

Thank Natalie M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 hotels in Tabanan
Balian Paradise Resort
39 reviews
.12 miles away
Istana Balian
103 reviews
.19 miles away
Gajah Mina Beach Resort
205 reviews
.28 miles away
Sahaja Sawah Resort
162 reviews
4.98 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 74 restaurants in Tabanan
Cempaka Belimbing Villas
11 reviews
7.08 miles away
Paon Bali Restaurant
44 reviews
9.12 miles away
Waroeng Batan Jati
8 reviews
9.31 miles away
Sushi Surf
78 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 111 attractions in Tabanan
Bali Wilderness Dirt Bike - Day Tours
175 reviews
7.58 miles away
Bunut Bolong
56 reviews
10.39 miles away
Cempaka Belimbing Cycling & Trekking
5 reviews
7.07 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Kirra P
17 February 2018|
Response from Sonar D | Property representative |
Hi Kirra If you meant Ocean View Villa, its own and operate by Jamie and Wendy You can book it thru airbnb
Google Translation
4 September 2017|
Response from MoanaNZSUP | Reviewed this property |
Hi, being in Balian will definitely keep you out of the crowds, it's s very quite surf and yoga destination on a black sandy beach by the river mouth. Really chilled and great waves. The road north from the Balian turn... More
3 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Kitesurfingtheworld | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sue, pondok pataya is right on the beach with a good size pool overlooking the surf break, beautiful location, dont go there for the shopping !