Diamond Beach Nusa Penida is one of the beaches that should not be missed when doing a Nusa Penida day tour. Because this place is too beautiful not to be visited by tourists. This spot is included in the Nusa Penida East Tour Package.
From any point of view, it is difficult to deny the beauty of this beach. The combination of scenery here is amazing.
The seawater here is very clear, the sand beaches are soft and white and there are several large stones in the diamond-shaped diamond beach waters so the name of this beach is named diamond beach.
In mid-2018 a stairway was made on the diamond beach cliff and now we can go down to the diamond beach. Unlike before, we only admired the beauty from the top of the cliff, now we can enjoy the soft sand and clear seawater.
While Atuh beach is located next to Diamond beach which is bordered by Atuh cliffs. Although it is adjacent to Atuh and Diamond Beach, it has a different character and uniqueness.
Atuh beach is a typical beach that is suitable for relaxing, swimming. Ocean waves are very friendly so they are great for swimming and other water activities.
There are many small restaurants available here that provide a variety of food and beverage menus. To relax, tourists can rent long chairs along with shade umbrellas that are lined up along Atuh beach.
To reach the beach, it’s the same as diamond beach, you have to go down dozens of stairs from the top of the cliff to the beach. It’s not a hard trip because the cliffs are not too high so you can step on the sand for a while.
Location and how to get to the diamond and Atuh beach
Location and Maps
It is located on the east coast of Nusa Penida Island, to be precise in the Banjar Pelilit of the Pejukutan Village, Nusa Penida District.
This spot is included in the Nusa Penida East Tour Package. To get to this place we need to drive a car or motorbike for about 50 minutes from the port or city center of Nusa Penida.
Guide to get here
To get to this place, we need to drive a car or motorbike for about 40 minutes from the port or city center of Nusa Penida.
There is not much navigation to this location so you have to be diligent in asking the people you meet on the street if you don’t want to get lost.
We recommend that you take the available tour packages to Atuh and Diamond Beach, or at least rent a car and driver. One car for IDR 500,000 you feel safe and comfortable and don’t have to think about roads and routes. If you are the type of tourist who likes the challenge of renting a motorbike for IDR 75,000 and traveling alone to Atuh and Diamond Beach.
A few hundred meters before the parking area the road is very steep and narrow. Be careful, focus on the road, your attention not on the beautiful scenery in front of you.
After arriving at the vehicle park, you have to walk a few meters and arrive at the Atuh cliff. The cliff that separates Atuh beach and Diamond beach, enjoy one by one. The parking lot is on the cliff with a voluntary contribution fee.
Diamond beach attraction
The view from the top of the cliff is very beautiful, the combination of the coastline with white sand and large boulders in the sea is very beautiful.
The first time to take a picture from the east side of the cliff leading to the diamond beach.
If you are not satisfied with the peak, you can reach the beach, you need a trip and the courage to go down to the shoreline. Provided a walkway and rope as a handrail. Extreme but very challenging, really cool sea view.
Diamond beach sand is very soft and comfortable for sunbathing. This beach can also be used for swimming. The ocean currents and waves are sometimes very unfriendly, they seem to tend to be calm but without realizing it, you will be carried to the deep sea.
At low tide there is a small pool in the beach area, great for swimming, from here we can also see a treehouse, one of the east entrance tours of Nusa Penida. Sunbathe, put a towel or thin cloth as a base, lay your body, and enjoy the heat of the sun at the diamond beach, do it in the morning because it is very hot at noon.
activities that you can do on this beach are Photo spot Swing, you can rent a swing here for IDR 200,000 and have your friend take a picture from behind. You will be very satisfied to see the results besides that, you can rent a nest for IDR 100,000.
Available or take pictures in several unpaid places the results are all definitely good.
Land scape of this place is also very good for taking pictures from drones, pictures from above that are far away so all the scenery can be in the frame.
Meal at Diamond Beach
If you need drinks or food, there are traders provided, for sure, or they cost a little more than usual, given the efforts they put into unloading the goods over the cliff.
After you finish at the diamond beach, you have to climb the wall for about 20 minutes, a little tired, but it is worth the experience you get.
Time to continue to the Atuh beach
Tired of climbing cliffs from Diamond beach? Need a break before continuing down the cliff to the beach? Take it easy before the stairs go down, there is a small building that can be used to rest for a while. Apart from releasing tired, this place also provides a beautiful view of the beach Atuh.
Although not as beautiful as diamond beach, the beach offers something else. Beautiful coral reefs, if the seawater is receding you can explore the sea rocks. At high tide, it’s good to swim with friends. Atuh beach is more commercial than Diamond beach.
There are already more small restaurants here with more facilities such as toilets for IDR 5,000. Long chairs and umbrellas for IDR 50,000.