Semawang Beach

Exploring Semawang Beach: Bali’s serene seaside gem

Tucked away in the charming district of Sanur, Semawang Beach offers a tranquil escape from Bali’s more crowded beach destinations. Known for its calm waters, golden sands, and picturesque sunrises, Semawang Beach is a hidden gem that captures the essence of Bali’s famed coastal beauty. This quiet beach is perfect for those seeking peace and relaxation, away from the hustle and bustle of tourist hotspots.

A haven of tranquility and natural beauty

Semawang Beach stands out for its serene atmosphere and stunning natural surroundings. Visitors can indulge in the simple pleasures of sunbathing, swimming in the gentle waves, or strolling along the shore, all while enjoying the beach’s scenic vistas.

Highlights of Semawang Beach

  1. Peaceful beach experience: Semawang Beach’s relatively quiet setting makes it an ideal spot for relaxation and contemplation, offering a slice of paradise where visitors can unwind in harmony with nature.
  2. Spectacular sunrises: Renowned for its breathtaking sunrises, Semawang Beach provides an unforgettable start to the day. The early morning light paints the sky in vibrant hues, creating a magical backdrop for early risers.
  3. Water sports and activities: While known for its tranquility, Semawang Beach also caters to those looking for a bit of adventure. Kayaking, paddleboarding, and snorkeling are among the activities that visitors can enjoy in the calm waters.
  4. Local cuisine and beachfront dining: Along the beach, visitors will find a selection of restaurants and cafes offering delicious Balinese cuisine and fresh seafood. Dining by the water’s edge, with the sound of the waves as a backdrop, enhances the culinary experience.
  5. Proximity to Sanur’s attractions: Semawang Beach’s location in Sanur means that visitors have easy access to a range of local attractions, including traditional markets, art galleries, and cultural sites, making it a convenient base for exploring the area.

Embracing the beach lifestyle with mindfulness

Guests to Semawang Beach are encouraged to embrace the laid-back beach lifestyle while respecting the natural environment and local community. Keeping the beach clean, using eco-friendly sun protection, and supporting local businesses are ways visitors can contribute positively to this idyllic setting.

Planning your visit

Easily accessible from various parts of Bali, Semawang Beach is a must-visit for anyone staying in Sanur. The beach is open to the public daily, with no entrance fee, allowing visitors to enjoy its beauty whenever they choose. Whether you’re looking to witness a stunning sunrise, indulge in leisurely beach activities, or simply soak up the sun in a peaceful setting, Semawang Beach offers a slice of coastal bliss that embodies the spirit of Bali.


Nearby attractions

Satria Bird Market


Sunrise Beach


Werdhi Budaya Art Centre


Sindhu Beach


Private drivers

Ketut Suandita

Ketut Suandita

Yan Kacret

Yan Kacret

Gusde Bertong

Gusde Bob





Gusti Cepek

Gusti Cepek


Tour packages

Jeep Tour at Mt. Batur Volcano

Mount Batur Jeep tour

  • Jeep tour at Mt. Batur volcano
  • Tirta empul holy spring temple
  • Jungle swing experience
  • Tegalalang rice terrace
A woman admires the colorful crafts at Ubud's traditional market.

Best of Ubud attractions: private all-inclusive tour

  • Tegenungan waterfall
  • Wood carving village
  • Elephant cave temple
  • Ubud sacred monkey forest
  • Ubud traditional market and king palace
  • Tegalalang rice terrace
  • Coffee plantation
A woman exploring the colorful crafts at Ubud Art Market.

Enchanting Ubud: A cultural and natural half-day journey

  • Ubud sacred monkey forest
  • Ubud art market & Royal Palace
  • Tegalalang rice terrace
A secluded Leke-leke Waterfall cascading through Bali's lush rainforest.

Discover hidden waterfall, UNESCO rice terraces & mountain temple

  • Leke Leke waterfall
  • Jatiluwih rice terrace
  • Pura Luhur Batukaru
Uluwatu Cliff Temple

Bali highlights: temples, beach & Kecak dance tour

  • Taman Ayun royal temple
  • Tanah Lot temple
  • Padang-Padang beach
  • Uluwatu cliff temple
  • Kecak fire dance show
A panoramic view of Pura Agung Besakih complex with Mount Agung in the background

Sacred sojourn: A cultural and spiritual odyssey through Bali

  • Pura Agung Besakih
  • Batur volcano & lake view
  • Tirta Empul holy spring temple
  • Tegalalang rice terrace