Along with the staggering cliff sides, luscious jungles and incredible culture, there is one other thing that lures in tourists from all over the world – sunsets in Bali.
The luxe beach clubs and quaint beach bars pull in their best bucks as the evening rolls in.
Colorful, magnificent, and incredibly picturesque, check out these spots that promise UNFORGETTABLE sunset views.
1. Atlas Beach Fest
Atlas Beach Fest is one of the biggest and most luxurious beach clubs in Bali.
Open throughout the day for lounging in the sun, dipping in the pool and pigging out on the delicious menu, it is a stunning spot to luxuriate in Bali’s party atmosphere.
Located along Berawa Beach, Atlas has a front row view to the island’s famous sunsets. Recline on a sun bed, sip a cocktail, and get a beautiful Instagram pic of the vibrant pink sky.
2. Uluwatu Temple
Uluwatu Temple is one of Bali’s cultural hotspots. It is one of the island’s most famous and important Hindu temples.
The temple dominates the Uluwatu cliff side with undisturbed horizon views. Not only is it a picturesque spot to catch sunset, but it is one of the most amazing and atmospheric places to watch the traditional Balinese Kacak Dance.
As the sun sets, a heavy, rythmic drum starts to play, and the intense and captivating show takes place.
One of the best ways to catch sunset at Uluwatu Temple it to hop on a guided tour with a local and informational guide.
3. Kuta Beach
Kuta Beach is the OG sunset spot in Bali.
Lined with sun beds, beach bars and the classic beach ladies selling sarongs, manicures and hair braiding, if you are looking for an insight into classic tourist Bali, Kuta is where to go.
Set yourself up on a sun bed, order a round of coconuts or Bintangs, and people watch the day away as you wait for the sunset to draw in.
4. The Sayan House – Ubud
High up above the tree tops of Ubud’s jungles, The Sayan House is a beautiful setting for a memorable sunset view.
If you aren’t able to make it to the coast in time to catch the magical sight, heading high up is your next best bet.
Dine over a delicious menu of fusion South American and Japanese cuisine, bask in a cool, tropical, jungle breeze, and see the sun set into the trees, with light penetrating through the branches.
It is a great place for a romantic time with your loved ones.
5. Silent Hill – Karangasem
Don’t worry, this isn’t going to turn into a horror movie.
In Bugbug village the widely known Silent Hill, or Bukit Asah, is a rural and natural spot without the tourist build up.
Looking out over Bugbug beach and a sprawling horizon view, bring along a picnic blanket and some snacks and cuddle up for a stunning evening.
More of a hidden gem among Bali’s sunset spots, head to Silent Hill before others find out!
6. Warung Sunset Point – Amed
Grab yourself a Strawberry Fanta or Teh Kotak and settle in for a magnificent sight.
Despite the relatively simple spot, you are promised an unforgettable view of the sunset dipping below Mount Agung, highlights the towering Bali volcano.
For those with a more adventurous edge, and an eye for amazing photography, Warung Sunset Point is a must!
7. Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang
Located on the slopes of Mount Lempuyang, Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is one of the most sacred temples in Bali, and one of the most iconic.
At 1,174m above sea level, it is a prime location for catching beautiful views of the sunset through the famous gateway.
With magnificent Mount Agung on the horizon, it is simply stunning!
8. Munduk Moding Plantation
The outdoor infinity pool at Munduk Moding Plantation has beautiful views of the tropical forest, coffee trees and surrounding rice fields.
Imagine being with your parnter, and taking some romantic pictures during the unbeatable sunset. It is a magnificent place for honeymooners.
Fall in love all over again surrounded by outstanding beauty.
9. Pura Ulun Danu Beratan – Bedugul
The temple on Lake Bratan, surrounded by mountains, is a sight to behold any time of day.
When the lake water rises, and the temple looks like it’s floating, its a mesmerising spot to watch a sunset.
Mixing the beauty of Bali’s culture with incredible nature, this is one of the best sunset spots in Bali.
10. Ulu Cliff House
Uluwatu is probably the most well-known place in Bali to watch a sunset.
Ulu Cliffhouse is effortless elegance, and a unique oasis. Looking out over the endless ocean, it is a front row spot to watch the sun dip below the horizon.
Sample from the huge menu, sip decadent cocktails and bask in the sumptuous atmosphere.
11. Lahangan Sweet Viewpoint
Lahangan Sweet has some of the most magnificent views of Mount Agung in Karangasem.
You are gonna have to work for it though – from the main road, you have to go down a dirt road and really test your motorbike skills. It’s worth it.
Perch on the edge of the wooden platform and get yourself an EPIC selfie.
If you are up for an adventure, Lagangan Sweet is a must!
12. Batu Jaran Hill Sunset Viewpoint
Join the locals at one of the most beautiful sunset spots in Bali.
In Uluwatu, Batu Jaran Hill has no entrance fee and free parking. Much less fancy than a beach club, but more intimate and stunning, its great for those on a budget.
Grab a cold drink from the local sellers, or bring your own picnic, it has everything you need for a rustic sunset.
13. Jimbaran Bay
Jimbaran Bay is a west facing beach that has prime views of the sunset.
Lined with the best seafood restaurants on the island, you can dig into a BBQ feast with your toes in the sand and delectable tastes on your tastebuds.
14. Tanah Lot Temple
When talking of Bali’s sunset symbols, Tanah Lot Temple is iconic.
The breathtaking complex is located on a rocky outgrowth, and stands proudly in the middle of an incredible setting while waves crash against the base.
Immerse in the electric atmosphere as the sunsets and the waves crash against the ragged rocks.
15. Tegalwangi Beach – Jimbaran
It may sound hard to believe, but paradise on Earth does exist.
In fact, it is located just several kilometers north from the famous Ayana Rock Bar, tucked between a few cliffs.
Tegalwangi Beach is a scenic and undisturbed hidden gem. Wander down the cliffside for an unforgettable sunset view.
16. Petitenget Beach – Seminyak
Petitenget Beach is lined with some of Seminyak’s most buzzing beach clubs.
KU DE TA and Potato Head sit up against the sand with marvellous views of the crashing waves.
Set yourself up on the sand or rent a luxurious day bed in a club, Petitenget Beach is a must-go, whether at sunset or not.
17. Lovina Beach
We can’t talk about sunset beaches in Bali without mentioning Lovina.
At the very north of the island, it is much quieter and simpler than those in the south.
A hotspot for dolphin watching, getting in among local life and escaping the crowds, Lovina is a beautiful spot for magical sunset views.
18. Echo Beach – Canggu
Surfers will know all about Echo Beach. It has some of the most enticing waves for the beginners and pros.
La Brisa is a rustic beach club located along the black sand, with a nautical style.
After a day getting down to business at one of Canggu’s coworking spaces, or tackling the erratic waves, sit back with an ice-cold beer and watch the sun settle into the horizon.
19. Nusa Lembongan
Amazing sunsets aren’t reserved for the main land.
Nusa Lembongan has some stunning spots set up against the cliff’s edge looking over vast ocean views.
Wander the island’s hotspots, before settling in for a picture-perfect sunset.
Bali sunsets are just as famous as the island’s waves, beaches and nightlife.
Wind down after a day of adventures, or wind up for a night of parties after sunset sips.
These sunset spots never disappoint!