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About 4.5kms east of Candidasa in Karangasem regency lies Pasir Putih beach, also called the 'virgin beach', 'white sand beach' and 'hidden beach'. The pristine beach offers a beautiful view of Gili Biaha islet over the horizon, and several local warungs and restaurants are lined against the rock backdrop. Come here for a day full of swimming, snorkelling sunbathing in a serene setting.

The beautiful Pasir Putih beach is nestled between two variegated hills and provides the picturesque beauty of the whole place. Contrary to its moniker of 'White Sand Beach', this beach has black sand which looks extremely beautiful juxtaposed with the shimmering blue water of the ocean.

This place is serene, perfect to enjoy some peaceful time with your loved ones. You can also see the small islet of Gili Biaha from here which looks spellbinding. Pasir Putih is a great place to get away from the hustle-bustle of the city and unwind near the ocean.

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Things to Do at Pasir Putih

1. Swimming: The clear blue water of Pasir Putih is great to dive into and enjoy its coolness. A swim here will not only help you beat the heat but also relax your body and soul. Swimming between the huge waves of the ocean will definitely be a thrilling experience.

Pasir Putih Beach is a great place to go Snorkelling and Scuba Diving (Source)

2. Snorkelling: Pasir Putih is home to a large number of fishes and corals that live under the ocean. You can indulge in snorkelling to witness the beauty and the colourful life of the underwater world. Snorkelling would be a great experience that will leave you completely amazed.

3. Scuba Diving: If you want to explore the world that habitats under the water, but are afraid, scuba diving is just the activity for you. Scuba diving is completely safe that will let you witness the mesmerizing beauty of the colourful fishes and coral reefs. You will have a great time under the water between these myriad creatures and the experience will definitely be delightful.


4. Sunbathing: You can relax under the bright Sun and enjoy the pictures you beauty of this place. The sun rays will provide wants to your body that will make you feel refreshed. You can even relax under the various sunbeds thatched with umbrellas spread out on the beach.

5. Get a massage: You can even treat your body to a relaxing massage session that will help relax your tightened muscles. The massage is done by experts using essential oils that will make you feel rejuvenated. Make sure to get a massage done and relax under on the beach.


6. Fishing: Pasir Putih is replete with colourful fishes and you get an opportunity to catch them too. You can pick up a fishing stick and catch the colourful fishes that will later become your food. You will really enjoy fishing in the clean water of Pasir Putih and the catches at the end of it will be worth the energy. 

7. Visit The Pura Gumang Temple: This is a pious and huge temple located near the beach. This temple is considered holy and auspicious among the locals and a large number of people visit this temple to pray and seek blessings. The architecture of this temple is also mesmerizing which makes it a must-visit.

Food And Restaurants At Pasir Putih

Pasir Putih or Virgin Beach in Karangasem, Bali has many cafes and shacks
where you can relax (Source)

A number of quaint and petit cafes and food stalls traditionally known as Warung are situated near Pasir Putih beach. Some of them include Budi Ayu Warung, Cafe Seabreeze, Warung Maria, Warung Sunrise, Warung Kokak, Virgin Cafe and Relax cafe. These serve finger-licking food that will satiate your stomach. The hot favourite things to try are the grills and the seafood. A wide variety of drinks including juice, beer and soft drinks are available to relish. A lot of these cafes only operate after the sunset and you can enjoy palatable food sitting near the shore surrounded by magnificent beauty.

Best Time to Visit Pasir Putih

The best time to visit Pasir Putih is during the dry season, between the months of April and October. The weather during this time period is breezy and pleasant. This will prove to be a great retreat to beat the heat. 

How To Reach Hidden Beach

There is a lot of Black Sand at the 'White Sand Beach' of Bali 

Pasir Putih is located in the eastern part of Bali. Situated at a distance of 4.5 km from the main hub of Candidasa, it is easily accessible. The ride to this place is full of adventure and picturesque beauty. You can reach Pasir Putih by hiring a taxi or a cab which are there in abundance. Or, you can even rent a scooter and travel down to this serene place yourself.

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