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Double Six Beach
by: Galuh Wulandarie

It’s all about soaking up the sun in the trendiest beach in Bali. Double Six Beach is the perfect beach to show off that gym-enhanced form, accompanied by an adorable Chihuahua and a bottle of ice-cold beer. Frequented by European expats and tourists, the Seminyak area is arguably the hub of style and fashion in Bali… and the Double Six Beach proves that.

If you’re looking for a light cardio workout, simply walk to the Double Six Beach from Kuta, which is about 30 minutes away. Just stroll along Kuta beach and head north. Alternately, it’s a 10-minute drive by car. Despite the proximity, the beach is void of the usual beach scene; no pushy street sellers offering jewelry or beach sarongs, no vendors hawking Bintang Beer T-shirts or Balinese souvenirs. Those are replaced by a row of comfy restaurants and bars facing the beach, some of which have been there for years.

To reach the Double Six beach, you will have to pass through Arjuna Road (also known as Double Six road) and at the end of the road, turn left. The beach stretches from the Jayakarta Hotel to the Double Six Club. However, a livelier route can be found along the Jayakarta Hotel to the De Ja Vu Club, right in front of the restaurants. Double Six Beach’s calm waters are great for swimming and wading children. However, during the rainy season (between December to February), the waves often bring in seaweeds from the ocean, which makes the beach look rather murky.

To truly feel the beach’s vibe, I suggest you to come here in the afternoon, around 4 pm . By that time, you will find motorbikes and several cars parked near the beach and most of the restaurants nearly full. And since you have two more hours before the sun sets, why don’t you go to one of the restaurants and grab a bite? One of my favorites is the Blue Ocean restaurant; their margarita pizza is just perfect. Sit down, enjoy the sun’s warmth, and watch people pass by while having a glass of beer.

The restaurants offer a laid back ambiance; think open air eateries with big trees and lush green plants to make you feel right at home. Plus, the cool breeze and the vacation feel make it easier for people to meet new acquaintances . The last time I went to the Blue Ocean , I met a group of French students who were vacationing in Bali during their long summer break. They seemed to truly enjoy their holiday!

After finishing your drink, walk down the beach and opt to do one of several beach activities; be one of the sun worshippers lying down on the benches scattered along the beach, surf and catch some waves, play volleyball or just swim. Rent the bench (around Rp 20,000/ hour), and listen to the crashing ocean waves. The beach maybe full at this time of day, but still not as full as Kuta. The sunset can be a glorious moment; a magnificent blend of colors, gently fades away as the sun bids you goodbye at the end of the horizon.

Double Six Beach
Arjuna Road (Double Six Road ), Seminyak, Legian, Bali , Indonesia

About The Author

Galuh Wulandarie, Writer, Indonesia, Bali
Achieved her bachelor degree in Communication science, Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Galuh Wulandarie is a seeker in adventure. Having worked in Bandung and Bali to start her journey, now she finds her true passion writing articles for Streetdirectory Indonesia  and so her journey continues.

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