January 23, 2016

Geger Beach Bali - Surf, Snorkeling, & Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali

Geger Beach Bali - Surf, Snorkeling, & Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali
Geger Beach Bali - Surf, Snorkeling, & Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali

Geger Bali is the perfect place for spouse or family holiday. The coast extends to the north. A golden sandy beaches and rolling waves combined with tranquil deep blue sea and romantic environment, truly dazzling!

Let's take a closer look to the lovely beach of Geger Bali!








Geger Beach Bali

This stunning beach has a clean and shallow water make it safe for children and young to swimming. Visitor can hire a sun bed on the beach and lie back under the umbrella. Enjoy the scenery in sight with some beer and snack in hand or order some food from traditional restaurant along the shore.

Visitor can see the local farmer planting and growing seaweed. After drying process, farmer sell it to collector. The Beach is also provide by large-enough parking lot.

Geger Beach Bali - Surf, Snorkeling, & Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali

This sea-front is situated in Sawangan (Kelurahan Benoa) in the District of Kuta Selatan, Badung Regency, Bali. Visitor can access this waterfront from Ngurah Rai International Airport, about 14 kilometers (25 minuter) through Jalan JDP Bali Mandara. The nearest location is Nusa Dua Beach about 4 kilometers (10 minutes).

The beach is also close to other beach in the Southern Side of Bukit Peninsula and Pandawa Beach. Visitor can get to Pandawa Beach by following the same route to the south through Jalan Nusa Dua Selatan about 9 kilometers (20 minutes).

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Geger Beach Bali - Surf, Snorkeling, & Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali

Geger Beach Bali Surf

Geger Beach is a destination for the experienced surfer. This quite hidden beach is a bit hard to find but there is public access directly to the beach. But it's truly a hidden jewel!

To reach the surf break, surfers can rent a boat or paddle about 20 minutes. Its a far way off shore but the rides are long and the walls are always there. The peak was atleast 8 feet or 2.5 meters powerful, fast and fun.

This waterfront is located in Sawangan (Kuta Selatan) and influenced by Moderate Climate or D type climate (based on Schmidt-Ferguson climate classification maps). Moderate Climate here have a humid season which begins from November continues to April. Dry season runs from April to October. The month of November become the turning point to rainy season.

The district of Kuta Selatan has high rainfall on the month of December, January, and February. Average temperature range from 22,8 - 32,9 degrees Celsius. Wind speed range from 4,2-8,0 knot (about 4,8-9,2 mph or miles per hours). Humidity range from 77-84 %.

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Geger Beach Bali - Surf, Snorkeling, & Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali

Geger Beach Bali Snorkeling

Beach Geger is a relatively quiet beach, uncrowded and suitable for snorkeling activities. This beach has crystal clear water conditions, beautiful coral reef, and the place for cultivation of seaweed. This situation causes a lot of activity of fish and other marine life in these waters.

This spot is a manicured beach, clean and lovely. Geger Bali is also suitable for family holidays. While relaxing with the family, you can also try water sports such as canoe and surfboard.

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Geger Beach Bali - Surf, Snorkeling, & Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali

Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali

Geger Temple is located on the south end of the beach with a location slightly uphill, at the end of the cliff. The temple is relatively quiet and away from the crowd. Many Hindus pray on this temple especially when the temple ceremony are held.

Geger temple has been very long established but not much historical references or manuscript. There are sources that mention about the Temple Geger, Manuscript of Rasmi Sancaya which related to the Dang Hyang Nirartha journey (holy hermit from East Java) in Bali Island. Pura Geger is also linked to the Gunung Tedung Temple (or Gunung Payung Temple). This temple is located 5 kilometers to the south, about 15 minutes and close to Pandawa Beach.

Another manuscript is Babad Dalem Pemutih (Petak Jingga) associated with the Gelgel Kingdom in Klungkung Regency and the rebellion of Ki Maruti. The rebellion can be defeated and displaced up stranded in Karang Enjung, later known as Pura Geger.

However, the definite historical manuscript related to the history of Geger Temple Nusa Dua Bali has not been found and still mystery.

This temple can be accessed via the beach continued to the south through The Mulia Hotel beachfront. Visitor can also use vehicle directly to Geger Temple with the small road entrance from the Jalan Nusa Dua Selatan. This road located after Sekar Nusa Villas and The Puri Nusa Dua. In line with The Mulia Hotel and before long bridge heading to Nikko Hotel. Geger Temple is facilitated with large parking lot for visitor.

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Reference

  1. google.co.id
  2. wikipedia.org
  3. Dinas Pariwisata Kabupaten Badung
  4. Dinas Pariwisata Provinsi Bali
  5. Image : Original Collections
  6. Distance and Time : google maps mobile
  7. Temperature: Badung Regency in Figure 2015 from BPS Kabupaten Badung
  8. Climate: Climate Classification Map (Schmidt-Ferguson) of BALI from BMKG Wilayah III Denpasar

Searches on this site related to Geger Bali:

1. Nusa Dua Beach.
2. Pandawa Beach.
3. Uluwatu Temple.


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