Pandawa Beach is one of the tourist areas in the southern Kuta area, Badung Regency, Bali. At first, foreign tourists who came to this place called Pandawa Beach with the name ‘Secret Beach’ . Meanwhile, local people call it Kutuh Beach, according to the location of the beach which is part of the Kutuh Village area.
The view of the limestone hill on the left and right of the road will welcome you when you enter Pandawa Beach area. This beach is located behind a sturdy cliff which makes it look exotic. Not only the stretch of cliffs, the manager also includes cultural elements on this beach. There are five statues of Pandawa knights placed between the cliff walls, they are Arjuna, Bima, Yudistira, Nakula, and Sadewa.
The five “lifeguard” statues are beautifully carved by native Balinese artists. In the same location, there is also a statue of Dewi Kunti who is the mother of the five Pandawa knights. All of the statues are white, about five meters high, given a purple cloth at the waist, and are lined up facing the beach.
Things To Do
- Swim while enjoying the charm of beach
White sandy beach with a length of more than 1 km which is flanked by two small headlands on the left and right as a barrier. This beach forms a crescent moon when viewed from the air with a width of approximately 250 m when drawn from the coastline towards the mainland. Clean white sand, clear sea water, and relatively calm waves will attract the attention of every visitor to swim or enjoy the beauty of the beach while sitting relaxed. The panorama offered will certainly not make you bored of spending time here.
- Play the canoe
Not only swimming, here you can also play canoe (small boat driven by oars). You can go around the beach while looking at the beauty of the blue sea and the splendor of limestone cliffs. Don’t be afraid to drown because you will also be equipped with a life jacket facility.
- View seaweed cultivation
Apart from tourism and water sports purposes, the west side of the beach is also used for seaweed cultivation by local residents. Here, you can see first hand the activities of the farmers working, from tying the seeds, planting them, to drying the seaweed. In fact, you are also given the opportunity to participate in cultivating seaweed.
- Play paragliding on Timbis Hill
Have you ever thought about enjoying all the beauty of Pandawa Beach from the air? If you’re brave, try paragliding or paragliding on Timbis Hill! The character of the cliffs and the right breeze make this location perfect for you to fly to see the beauty of the beach from above.
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