Bali is famous for its beautiful beaches. Many tourists visit Bali and become addicted to spending time on the beach. Some of the most common leisure activities on the beach are swimming or watching the sunset while chatting with friends. At Batu Tampih Beach, for example. It’s classified as a ‘virgin’ beach, so the exoticism of this beach shouldn't be missed.
Batu Tampih Beach
Many people think that Tabanan Regency is only surrounded by rice fields. Apparently, Tabanan also has a beach, it’s called Batu Tampih. This beach is located in the village of Pangkung Tibah, Kediri District, Tabanan Regency. You need to drive around 12 km with an estimated time of 30 minutes if departing from downtown Tabanan. You should rent a vehicle because there is no public transportation or motorcycle taxi in the village of Pangkung Tibah.
The name of this beach is not as famous as the beaches in Badung or Denpasar. So that not so many tourists visit the beach. Except for local residents or local tourists who get recommendations from the clerk at the hotel where they stay. Because it is classified as a quiet beach, so the atmosphere feels so calming. A little contrast with the atmosphere at Kuta Beach or the row of beaches in the Seminyak area.
When you set foot on Batu Tampih Beach, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the black sandy beach. Even though the area isn’t so big, but you can play the beach sand. In addition, the medium-sized waves are sometimes used by local tourists to surf. There are also those who use it for swimming or just chasing with small waves on the beach. When the afternoon arrives, you can take an afternoon walk on the beach while enjoying the sunset.
In addition to black sand and the blue sea water, this beach also offers an interesting background for taking pictures. A small hill on the edge of Batu Tampih Beach provides an exotic and unique panorama. The visitors often use the small hill as a place to hunt for instagramable photos, combined with the orange sunset sky in the afternoon.
You’ll also find a row of coconut trees. The trees are neatly arranged on the beach which makes the scenery look so beautiful. Taking pictures with the background of the row of coconut trees could be another option for you to take photos.