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CNNGo recently ran a story on Bali’s 5 best-hidden beaches for those in search of tropical oases not yet overrun by throngs of panting tourists. At number one, I am pleased to say, is Balangan Beach, one of Rapturecamps premier spots for surfing. The CNNGo editor recommends Balangan for swimming, lying in hammocks, building sandcastles, … Read More

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Today we had another early start, with a larger crew then yesterday rolling out of bed and getting keen to surf. To be on holidays and get out of bed at 5am is quite an effort but the reward of surfing watching the sunrise and new day begin is sooo worth it! So we loaded … Read More

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Today was an early start for some with a surf session starting at 5.30am in Dreamland. Majority of the camp awoke late and were able to indulge in some banana pancakes and jaffles. We loaded up two very full cars and four motorbikes and headed to Jimbaran Bay. We checked Padang earlier and with the … Read More

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Today was a huge day with 3 separate surfing sessions. First one kicked off at 5.30am with 3 keen surfers motor biking to Dreamland for a sunrise session. With a low-mid tide and the sun still not up the waves sounded good as we walked down the hill. As the sun rose we were greeted … Read More

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In part 1 of Bali’s beaches: Bukit Peninsula, we briefly covered the beaches of Pandang Padang, Dreamland and Bingin. In part 2 we mixed it up with Balangan, Suluban and Nyang Nyang. Since Bukit is quite different from the rest of Bali in terms of climate and geography, it’s almost like an island itself. It … Read More

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The limestone, golf club-shaped promontory that is the Bukit peninsula “hangs” from the south coast of the island of Bali, one of Indonesia’s 17,500 plus islands and among world’s top travel destinations. The Bukit peninsula differs ecologically and geographically from the rest of Bali. Beaches on the northern part of the island tend to have … Read More

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The tropical Southeast Asian island of Bali lies in the Indian Ocean, north of western Australia, and is one of the over 17,500 islands that make up the country of Indonesia. The Bukit Peninsula is the southernmost point on Bali and is connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus. Bukit swells out below the … Read More

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Early start again this morning with another dawn surf. Conditions were more favourable for the early session with nice glassy little lefts at Padang and not too shallow either. No crowds around however the monkeys came out to play grabbing what they could as they scurried along the beach. Water said to be ‘too cold’ … Read More

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The southernmost point of Bali, where Rapturecamps is situated, is called the Bukit Peninsula. Also known as Semenanjung Bukit and (thankfully) commonly referred to as “the Bukit”, it means “hill peninsula”. Bukit has a microclimate that is drier than the rest of Bali and has a rocky topography with steep ocean cliffs, providing stunning scenery … Read More

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