Gunung Payung Beach, Panoramic Beauty Nusa Dua Peninsula
Gunung Payung Beach is situated in Adat Kutuh Village, South Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali. The beach is about 30 km south of Denpasar. If you are in Nusa Dua, you only need 15 minutes to reach the beach, while if you are in Ngurah Rai Airport, it will take 20 minutes to the beach. The infrastructure toward the beach is not too bad. Once you have arrived at the beach, you will see an exotic view. You will see a natural beach with its stunning white sand. On top of the hill surrounding the beach, you will see a sacred temple called Gunung Payung Dhang Kahyanga. The temple along with the beach adds the exoticism surrounding the area.
Many activities, such as surfing, sunbathing, beach hopping or yoga, can be done in the beach. If you want to surf, there are many surfing rental offering snowboard to you. However, the most exciting activity is visiting the temple on top of the hills surrounding the beach. Although it takes some efforts to reach the temple, you will not regret it. To reach the temple, you have to walk through many stairs. The number of the stair is about 450 steps. It surely takes efforts to reach the temple. But once you have reached the temple, you will soon be able to see a magnificent panorama below. You can see the beach which is so wide that it were as if touching the horizon. That is so amazing.