Nusa Penida is an island that is identical to an island that has many beautiful beaches.
One of them is Crystal Beach.
The structure of this beach is very complete, a small bay and hundreds of Palm trees thrive here as a characteristic of the beach.
The sand is gray, there are spots for fishing, great for snorkeling because the underwater panorama is amazing.
A small island in the middle of the bay adds to the nice view here.
How to reach Crystal Beach
This area is quite easy to access because it is only 15 kilometers from the port of Nusa Penida.
With a distance of about 15 to 20 minutes. Can be accessed by motorbike or car.
The road conditions are good, everything is well paved, you don’t find a bumpy road like on a road near the Broken Beach.
Be careful that the road near Crystal Beach is a bit steep and narrow to pass by, especially for those of you who are not very good at using scooters.
Here is a traffic jam during the high season.
Things to do in Crystal Beach
The first thing you see after setting foot in this place is, lounge chairs with large umbrellas lined up along the beach.
There are traditional boats that are parked in the waters, there are also boats that are snorkeling.
Take a picture on the road full of Palm Trees
This spot is great for taking pictures. From any angle, you can.
From above you can use a drone, from the end of the road you can ask a friend or tour guide for help.
Sunbathing, relaxing while enjoying the Bintang Beer or young coconut
You have to rent a long chair and big umbrella for IDR 50,000 and you can use it all day long as long as you want.
Buy a Bintang Beer or young coconut and have a nice time.
Swimming and snorkeling
Crystal beach is great for swimming and snorkeling as there is a collection of beautiful corals in the waters of Crystal Bay.
Daily data of more than 20 boats come here for snorkeling, it proves the underwater beauty of Crystal Bay.
This place is classified as safe for swimming, which needs to be considered not to swim when the waves are big and when the waves are calm, keep your position in a shallow place, do not get carried away into deep water because deep ocean currents will make it difficult for you to return.
you are able to rent snorkel and Finn there about IDR 75.000 then do snorkeling by your self or hire in structure about IDR 75.000.
He will teach you snorkeling and take care of you during snorkeling activity.
You should be brought towel, change of clothes, and swimwear.
Hiking to virgin beach (Pandan Beach)
If you are bored here,
try heading south, there is one more beach waiting for you.
The name is pandan beach.
The sand is really white and soft.
The most enjoyable thing here is that this beach feels like your personal asset.
Not many come here because access requires more effort.
You have to climb the hill from Crystal Beach and go down again to Pandan Beach.
So if you want to go there, there are already concrete roads and stairs.
It took about 15 minutes to get there, and 15 minutes to get back to Crystal Beach.
Best time for Visit
The time to visit here is all day long, in the morning you feel the morning atmosphere when the sun’s rays sneak in through the coconut leaves.
Afternoon to evening is good for those who like sunbathing, dusk is the best time here.
Sit back and relax with family and friends enjoying a very beautiful sunset.
Why Crystal Beach is always the last route on the Nusa Penida Tour
Crystal bay or Crystal Beach is the last spot visited by tourists on the Nusa Penida West Tour.
This is the answer,
As we know, the field for the spot is rather extreme, it takes extra energy, energy to enjoy the spot. So to unwind, crystal beach is perfect.
Very easy access to crystal beach makes this a great place to rest.
Tourists only need to walk a few steps from the car or motorcycle parking lot, arriving at the beach sand.
This place is also commercial so there are many drinks or food sellers, also available rental umbrellas and chairs for resting.
It’s just not well organized until it looks chaotic. Understandably for a newly developing tourist area.