Five Top Surfing Locations to Build A Villa in Bali

Have you ever think of building a villa in Bali made especially for surfers? With tight competition of vacation rental and lodgings in Bali, one needs to stay creative and take one step ahead to stay in top of the competition. Being unique and maintain a strong identity of your own can help your business thrive and survive. You don’t need to have a villa in popular location in Bali in order to success. Carving out a carefully-planned strategy and choosing targeted market can put you on top of the game, and surf villa is one of them. 

Why Building A Villa in Surf Location Bali

Five Top Surfing Locations to Build A Villa in Bali

When surfers visits Bali to catch some waves, they want to choose a vacation property on or near the beach will allow them to make the most of their time in the water. Surf sites that are popular are likely to have beach access and storage, making it convenient for surfers to get their boards in and out.

Surfside vacation rentals provide guests with amazing views as well as the convenience of being close to popular surf spots. So, what do you say about building a surf house? Below are five best locations in Bali to build a surf B&B and villas.

Old Man/ Batu Bolong Beach, Canggu

Batubolong Beach—also known as “Old Man’s”—is located on the West Coast about 25 minutes north of Kuta. It’s considered a part of Canggu’s surf village. This beach is another excellent choice for intermediate and beginner surfers. With a reef bottom contour that is quite flat, this place usually produces medium-sized, soft longboard waves that break and reform multiple times. This helps to disperse the crowds and ensures that everyone has an opportunity to catch some waves.

Local youngsters rent out an outstanding assortment of boards right in front of the place in the parking lot. 

Padang Padang Beach, Uluwatu

A local warung in Bingin, Padang Padang.
A local surf warung in Bingin, Padang Padang. Image by @padangpadangsurfcampbali

Padang Padang, which hosts the annual Rip Curl Cup, is famed for its long tube rides and steep reef bottoms. When the waves are high, this surf spot known as the Balinese Pipeline is absolutely not for beginners. It boasts a monstrous left hand wave that can reach 5 to 12 feet in length. Booties might be an excellent option here because the reef can be rather sharp. On the right side, though, there is a modest beach break that is suitable for novices.

Padang Padang is a popular surfing destination between Bingin and Uluwatu, and it can get a little crowded at times. However, currently there are not many surfing B&B and villas in this Bali location yet. Having a vacation rental in this secluded Bali surf spot doesn’t only mean less competitions, but also potentially increase your popularity among surfers. 

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Green Bowl, Bukit Peninsula

Green Bowl, a not-so-secret surf location on the Bukit Peninsula, is named after the bowl-shaped ocean floor that is visible during low tide. The river reflects the greenery around it and is very breathtaking. There won’t be many people here because it’s not easily accessible (there are hundreds of concrete steps just to get to the beach). Green Bali or Green Balls are other names for it.

Nusa Lembongan

The little island of Nusa Lembongan is located west of Bali. It is without a doubt our favorite surfing spot in Bali, and one that we constantly look forward to visiting throughout our 12- and 18-day Bali Surf Trips. This small oasis is only a 25-minute boat trip from Sanur’s coast, yet the surf spots are half as crowded as those in Bali.

The best surf places are on the island’s north shore, facing Bali. Because of its location, swells have a tougher time penetrating the area, resulting in lower waves on Nusa Lembongan than on Bali. This makes it an excellent choice for novice surfers. The reef breakers on Nusa Lembongan are tide-dependent and create a totally diverse scene depending on how big or tiny the waves are.

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Keramas Beach, Gianyar

Bali is known for its ‘black beaches,’ where the sands are extremely dark, and what was previously one of Bali’s best-kept secrets has now become even more well-known and popular among surfers. Because it is widely regarded as one of Bali’s best waves, it is frequently the site of competitions like Billabong and Oakley. The black sand beach stretches for ten kilometers and provides spectacular sunset views in the afternoon. This location is quite secluded from the usual tourist spot in Bali, so any villa will quickly filled up with tourists. 

Five Top Surfing Locations to Build A Villa in Bali