One of many beaches in Nusa Penida Island which has great scenery is Atuh Beach. Located in the southern of Nusa Penida Island, this hidden beach is surrounded by amazing high cliffs such of great wall and wide white sand. This beach is hammed in two high cliffs, Juntil Cape in the left and Ampuak Cape in the right side of the beach. In the east of the beach, there are some hills which make aggregation panorama seen from the highest cliff. The biggest hill is called Padasan Hill which has some spots appropriate for fishing and camping.
Besides that, it also has cave in bottom and wonderful gate called Batu Melawang. Move to the east of Padasan Hill, there are Abah Hill, and twin hills called Batu Mategen. But it hard to step on Padasan Isle since we have to cross the narrow strait with strong current and need to wait low tide and good season.
This hidden beach is exactly located in Banjar Pelilit, Pejukutan Village. It’s just 30 km from Sampalan Village, about 45 minutes. It can be reached by motorcycle or car and by foot through land, besides by speed boat through the sea. From the parking area, you should go on foot passing ‘dragon track’ where you can observe blue Indian Ocean. In reaching the beach area, from top of the hill, there more than hundreds stairs to step down but no worries, wonderful view surrounding will indulgance you.
There is no regret for you to come here. You can tracking, swimming, snorkeling an exotic coral reefs and colorful fish splashing, sunbathing, playing on the sand, camping, and many more. So, be a witness of exploring an intoxicating experience in Atuh Beach.