Lembeng beach offers a panoramic beach that captivating to every visitor and also become a paradise for surfers. This beach is located in Banjar Lembeng, Ketewel Village, District of Sukawati, Gianyar Regency, Bali. Situated very close to the Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra highway and also easily accessible from Kuta, Sanur, Ubud, and East Bali.
Entering the beach, visitors will be greeted by rice fields. Then replaced by a grove of palm trees, black sand, waves, and cool sea breeze. Visitors can walk down the beach while enjoying the atmosphere and relaxing. Due to the big and powerful waves, visitors are advised not to swim.
In the afternoon, this beach is transformed into a beautiful black sand beach with the sea water and waves that reflect the light of dusk. The beach is blessed by the breathtaking view, the peaceful atmosphere and romantic nuance in particular sunset.
The traditional and colorful fishing boat also raises the beauty of this beach. For Hindus, Lembeng Beach is used for Melasti Ceremony (before Nyepi Day) and Nganyud Ceremony (during Ngaben or Cremation).
Among the surfers, this beach is known as one of the best surfing points in Bali due to it is well featured by great and powerful waves. The beach has more than two surf spots and giving full of challenges for surfers.
This surfing point is highly recommended for intermediate and professional surfers. The best month for surfing here is January, February, September, October, November, and December.
Lembeng Beach as one beach in Gianyar regency has the potential of fish resources, particularly in the Badung Strait. On any given day many tourists and fishermen who come to this beach for fishing. They will throw a fishing rod on the shore and wait for the fish take the bait.
In addition, the beach is also a "migratory passage" for several species such as turtles (green turtles / Chelonia mydas) and cetaceans (spinner dolphin / Stenella longirostris).
In addition to its potential, the beach also experienced problems such as erosion/abrasion which threatening to the loss of land, destruction of settlements, sacred buildings & area, and infrastructure. The area around the beach with ramps and flat characteristics are also prone to high winds and rising sea level.
- wikipedia.org _ Gianyar Regency _ on January 24, 2017
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