Pererenan Beach

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Pererenan Beach, Bali Overview

Pererenan beach in Canggu, is a short 40-minute drive away from Denpasar airport and is a world-renowned surfer's paradise. It offers rough crashing waves for the advanced surfer but isn't suitable for swimming. The glimmering black sand coupled with the gorgeous sunsets, small warungs, make sure that its not just the surfers that get to enjoy this beach. A perfect getaway from the more congested southern areas, an evening spent at Pererenan beach is a good way to wrap up your day.

Pererenan Beach has beautiful black sand stretching over 700 m along the coast. It overlooks the stunning Indian Ocean and is aptly hailed as one of the best surf spots in Bali. Pererenan Beach is blessed with a breathtaking view and is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the fresh air.

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Surfing on Pererenan Beach

Pererenan Beach is a famous surf spot in Bali. Several professional, as well as advanced, surfers frequently visit the Pererenan Beach to enjoy surfing adventures. The beach is famous for its great and powerful waves, making it one of the most favourite surf points on Bali Island.

Pererenan Beach has two types of surf spots, one having powerful, fast waves and the other having barrel waves. The beach also hosts popular contests for the local and international surfing community. The best season for surfing on the Pererenan Beach is during the island’s dry season which usually falls between April and August.

During the dry season, the wind flows from east to west and creates huge waves that are suitable for surfing. The seawater is also warm and hence this season is the most favourite time for surfing on Pererenan Beach. 

Where to Eat

Pererenan Beach boasts of plenty of local restaurants and cafes serving authentic Indonesian cuisine. There are several healthy eating options as well. The eating options in this area are usually not very crowded. Some of the must-visit restaurants and cafes here are Rise and Shine Cafe, Front Cafe, Sate Cafe, Red Salt, Agung Bangkok 99, Kinoa Bali and Born Bright.


  • Visitors interested in surfing on Pererenan Beach are advised to carry appropriate surfing gear along with spare clothes, sunscreen, towel, sunglasses and money for food and drinks.
  • The waves at Pererenan Beach can be fast and fairly challenging at times.
  • Make sure you are comfortable with the waves and are confident enough to handle them.
  • Be aware of sea urchins.
  • Try to surf in mid-to-high tide to avoid reef-related injuries. 

How To Reach Pererenan Beach

  • Pererenan Beach is located in the Pererenan Village of Mengwi sub-district in Bali.
  • The beach can be reached within an hour from the Denpasar International Airport and is easily accessible.
  • The most convenient way of reaching the Pererenan Beach is by driving your private car or motorcycle.
  • You can also try to book accommodation in this area along with airport pickup.
  • Alternatively, you can try to book taxis via GoJek or Grab.
  • Uber is not available in this region. 

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