Kelingking Beach of Nusa Penida is a cliffed beach that is one of the main attractions on the island of Nusa Penida. As you know, Nusa Penida has a lot of cliff beaches. And one of them is Kelingking Beach.

Just to remind you of the term cliff beach (Flaise). That is, a beach that has a fairly steep geographical shape on the face of the cliff because there are mountains running perpendicular to the coast.

And cliff beaches usually have shallow seas. As a result of erosion that occurs on the cliff wall. and the result of that erosion forms a coastline below the cliff.

Kelingking Beach ranks 16th out of the 25 best beaches in the world which is an award from the Travelers’ Choice Awards 2023 from the TripAdvisor travel site. And the embedded ranking is not without foundation.

This award base on the number and quality of traveler reviews within 12 months (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2022). Because if we visit Kelingking beach we will get the charm of cliffs and beaches that you will not get in any tourist attraction. You will not find a copy of the natural charm of Kelingking Beach of Nusa Penida.

There will only be one beach that has this charm and that is only Kelingking Beach. So it is not wrong if many tourists review very well about this Kelingking Beach tourist attraction.

And in this article, we will explore everything about Kelingking Beach. From the interesting things you can find at Kelingking Beach, tickets to enter Kelingking Beach, and how to get to this beautiful beach.

To add to your reading about the tourist attractions of Nusa Penida. You can also read about 10 Interesting And Fun Activities in Nusa Penida. 

So you know what things we can do while on vacation to Nusa Penida.

Kelingking Beach Nusa Penida

Kelingking Beach Nusa Penida

Kelingking beach locate is in the hamlet of Karang Dawa, Bunga Mekar Village, Nusa Penida Sub-District, Klungkung District.

It has the name Kelingking Beach because the beach shape is like a little finger. And in addition, some say that the beach shape is like the head of a T-rex dinosaur.

And some see it like a whale calf. All of these names refer to the shape of the tip of the cliff that is on Kelingking beach.

The tip of the cliff is a view of the Paluang Cliff tourist attraction that you can see when visiting tourist attractions.

Kelingking Beach has a shoreline that is under a cliff. And for those of you who want to go to the shoreline which is under the cliff. You should prepare your stamina and make sure you are healthy and fit.

Because to get to the edge of the cliff you have to go down hundreds of steps made of wood and limited by a wooden fence.

While walking down the stairs you have to be careful other than because the stairs are on the edge of a cliff. You will see a herd of tailed primates which do inhabit the cliff area a lot.

You will need about 45 minutes to 1 hour to arrive at the beach. With a slope of 70 to 80 degrees

When you go down the cliff by walking down the stairs. Your fatigue will pay off with the beautiful view that you can see from the side of the cliff.

Besides that you will find lots of photo spots before arriving at the beach. Before we go further it’s a good idea to read the article about 12 Best Places to Visit in Nusa Penida .

You will get information about an overview of the best places to visit in Nusa Penida.

The Attraction Of Kelingking Beach

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As one of the famous tourist attractions, Kelingking beach has many attractions that will make you spending a lot time on Kelingking beach.

Here are some of the attractions of Kelingking Beach that will fascinate you.

1. Beautifull view from the Top of the cliff

The view from the cliffs of Kelingking beach hill is very beautiful, lots of photos and even videos circulating in the virtual universe documenting the beauty of Kelingking beach from the top of the cliff.

From the top of the cliff, you will see a hill that resembles a little finger. Which is the forerunner of the name of the beach.

Besides that, you will see the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean with a beautiful blue color.

You can also see the stretch of white sand on the edge of Kelingking Beach. With the waves chasing the beach and the waves crashing at the foot of the cliff.

When you are on a cliff you need to remember that there will be a herd of primates that inhabit the cliff.  Even though the sight of these primates will be interesting.

But you have to be careful so that the primates don’t feel disturbed. From the top of the hill, you will have many photo spots which all lead to the hill which is in the shape of a T-rex head and the Indian Ocean.

And also when the sea water recedes, from the top of the cliff you can see the manta rays swimming around.

Yupss… The view from the top of Kelingking Beach is a view of Paluang Cliff. And the other name is Karang Dewa.

2. Nice View Down The Wooden Stairs

For those of you who want to go to the edge of the pinkie beach, of course, you have to pass through a wooden fenced ladder.

When you go down the wooden stairs to get to the beach, you can also enjoy the natural beauty around the Kelingking beach in the form of steep limestone cliffs.

And you can still see the T-rex head hill. While in the middle of the hill try to take some pictures and try to look over the cliff.

You will feel as if you are perched on a cliffside.

3. Beautiful View of White Sandy Beach

After you arrive at the lip of pinkie beach, you will find a very beautiful and stunning white sand beach. The sand on the Kelingking beach is very soft and safe for us to walk barefoot along the beach.

This beach has a wide expanse of sand about 80 meters and at the foot of the cliff, there is a small cave that you can use to rest and take shelter.

You can sunbathe, play in the water and play in the sand on the beach.

But you need to remember that for swimming you should be careful because of the strong currents and waves from Kelingking Beach.

As for the scenery around the beach, there are cliff walls filled with sea pandanus plants. The beach is very beautiful and clean. Also the sea water is very clean the the could is more like turquise.

Because maybe a few tourists come down to see the edge of the Kelingking beach

You have to notice when you are on the shoreline, to return to the top of the cliff, don’t wait for dusk. Because the trip up the cliff will be more tiring than going down the cliff.

Besides that, the lighting is very lacking so it will be dangerous if you go up the cliff too late.

So before 6 pm you should have arrived at the top of the cliff to enjoy the sunset on the Kelingking Beach.

4. Beautiful Sunrise and Sunset

Of course, you know that if you go on a beach tour besides you will find the beauty of the beach, you will see beautiful sunsets and sunrises.

And yup Kelingking beach has all that beauty, you can enjoy the sunset or sunrise.

From the top of the cliff or you can enjoy the sunset and sunrise while sitting Relax while enjoying food from a restaurant on top of a cliff.

Route of Kelingking Beach

To reach the tourist location of the Kelingking beach is not difficult because for now all the facilities have been provided and informed for those of you who want to travel to the Kelingking beach.

You can visit the Kelingking beach by making a reservation for a local tour guide. Or you can visit the Kelingking beach by searching for the address of the kelingking beach.

And having an adventure to find the Kelingking beach. it all depends on which one you think you do better.

As you already know, the address at Kelingking Beach is in the hamlet of Karang Dawa, Bunga Mekar Village, Nusa Penida Sub-District, Klungkung District.

So for that, you have to do the first crossing from Bali to the island of Nusa Penida via the seaport.

Please read this article to find out the procedures for crossing from Bali to Nusa Penida. About How to get Nusa Penida.

If you cross from Sanur to West Nusa Penida Harbor, namely Toyapakeh/Banjar Nyuh to get to Kelingking Beach, you will travel 25 km or about 45 minutes – 1 hour.

Entry Ticket to Kelingking Beach

No entry ticket will be charged to you when you enter the tourist area of ​​​​the pinkie beach, you will only pay a fee for parking the vehicle that you use to the pinkie beach once you enter.

That is idr 5000 / Motor cycle and idr 10.000/ car.

Best Time To Visit Kelingking Beach

The best time for you to visit pinkie beach is before 6 am in the morning to see the beauty of the sunrise. And make sure to always check the weather forecast.

Ensure when you visit the weather is good and sunny. And if you want to see the sunset from the top of the cliff then try to come around 5 pm in the afternoon.

Tips To Visit Kelingking Beach

There are no special tips for visiting and enjoying the view on the cliffs of Kelingking Beach. It’s just that you have to be able to help maintain the preservation and harmony of nature around the Little Beach.

Because of the existence of a sacred area for Hindus and also several herds of primates that inhabit the cliff. And for those of you who want to go down the cliff and travel to the edge of little finger beach.

You have to prepare good stamina.  Bring enough food and drinks and comfortable clothes for you to wear.

And bring enough stuff that you really need. Those are some descriptions of the pinkie beach tourist attraction,

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Kelingking Beach is the prima donna of the island of Nusa Penida, so while on vacation to Nusa Penida you must visit this tourist spot. Because it’s a shame to miss it and the location is on the west side of the island of Nusa Penida. And this is the first place that brought Nusa Penida to fame until now.

So that’s a little about the Kelingking beach one of tourist attraction in Nusa Penida. Hopefully this article can help those of you who want to travel to Kelingking beach. Don’t forget to always choose and use good travel partner during your vacation in Bali. See you in the next article about tourist attractions and interesting things from Bali.