Bali is famous for its beautiful beaches. Many tourists in Bali are definitely addicted to spending a lot of time on the beach. One of the most fun activities on the beach is watching the sunrise and sunset. Of course, that is a sight that is hard to forget. At Candikusuma Beach, for example. This is one of the many beaches in Bali that attract the attention of foreign and domestic tourists, who want to truly enjoy the exotic beauty of Bali.
Do you want to relax on the beach in Jembrana? Easy, you can go to Candikusuma Beach! This beach is located in Candikusuma Village, Melaya District, Jembrana Regency. If you drive from Kota Negara to Candikusuma, you need 35 minutes. You’d better rent a vehicle, because there are no public transportation or motorcycle taxis around Candikusuma Village.
It isn’t too hard to find Candikusuma Beach. Because from the edge of Jl Raya Denpasar-Gilimanuk, there’s a marker that will direct you to this beach. You only need to walk along the path and pass through several houses. After that, the soft waves are ready to welcome you.
When you arrive at the beach, you will see a wide expanse of stunning black beach sand. A small wave that is cheerfully rolling seems to invite you to swim immediately. Plus, the turquoise water seemed to give freshness to your tired body. Enjoy the breeze by sunbathing on the beach. This beach is quite empty of visitors. So, for those who are looking for a temporary escape from the hustle and bustle of a big city, Candikusuma Beach is strongly recommended to be included in your list of destinations in Jembrana.
By late afternoon, you will see some locals come to fish. Candikusuma Beach is famous as a favorite fishing spot. There is a ship owned by a pearl shell cultivation company here. Well, around the boat there are usually lots of small fish swimming. You can try to interact with residents who are fishing. Maybe, you can borrow a fishing pole and fish with them. Certainly it's exciting if you can fish while looking at the sunset.
Candikusuma Beach does not only present natural exoticism. There are also historical relics in the form of triangular monuments. According to local residents, it is said that there was once a keris that suddenly fell from the sky and emitted light. For this reason, a monument was built to commemorate this event. Besides playing on the beach and taking photos around the monument, you can also take a leisurely stroll in Indra Kusuma's Dangkahyangan Temple. The location is not far from Candikusuma Beach. Only four minutes. This temple was built to honor Dang Hyang Niartha, an important figure of Hindus in Bali. So, your vacation at Candikusuma Beach feels complete. Not only physical satisfaction is gained through its exotic nature, but also spiritual satisfaction at Indra Kusuma Temple.
Smooth ripples at Candikusuma Beach are perfect for those of you who like a calm atmosphere. If hungry, there is a small food stall that sells snacks. There is also a large parking lot for your vehicle. By the way, because the location of this beach is close to people's homes, don't forget to say hello when you meet them! As well, bring the beach carpet to be used as a base for sunbathing. Enjoy the beauty of Candikusuma Beach in Jembrana.