THOMAS BEACH IN ULUWATU – UNDERRATED PARADISE

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Thomas Beach Uluwatu is up there as one of the most beautiful and underrated beaches in Bali. Thomas Beach offers a 200-meter stretch of soft white sand, rolling turquoise waves and a cluster of shady beach umbrellas all of which are waiting to be discovered.

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WHERE IS THOMAS BEACH ULUWATU & HOW TO GET THERE

Thomas Beach Bali can be found along the southwest coastline on the Bukit Peninsula. Thomas Beach is located exactly halfway between Padang Padang Beach and Suluban Beach (Uluwatu Beach).

If you are staying in the Uluwatu region you can rent a scooter for approximately 50,000 Rupiah per day and make your way over to Thomas Beach Uluwatu.

If you are coming from Kuta, Seminyak or Canggu it is approximately a 1-hour to 1.5-hour journey to Thomas Beach.

For scooter rentals, you can ask your accommodation to organise this as they are always able to help.

Alternatively, keep your eyes peeled along the main roads in the Canggu, Seminyak, Kuta and Uluwatu regions and you will be sure to find a scooter rental shop.

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PIN LOCATION OF THOMAS BEACH BALI

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thomas beach bali, thomas beach, thomas beach uluwatu, pantai thomas baliDrone shot of Thomas Beach Uluwatu

ARRIVING AT THOMAS BEACH ULUWATU

Keep an eye out for a black and yellow sign that reads ‘Thomas Bali Guesthouse’, turn off the main road here and follow the white chalky driveway down the car park on top of the cliffs at Thomas Beach Bali.

There is no fee for parking which is great and it is only a short ten-minute walk down the steps to reach the shoreline at Thomas Beach.

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thomas beach bali, thomas beach, thomas beach uluwatu, pantai thomas baliThe stairs down to Thomas Beach Bali

thomas beach bali, thomas beach, thomas beach uluwatu, pantai thomas baliThe surf break at Thomas Beach Uluwatu

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THOMAS BEACH BALI

Thomas Beach fly’s under the radar as a popular tourist hotspot meaning you’ll have this beautiful beach almost entirely to yourself.

It’s hard these days to find a secret beach in Bali as the tourism industry continues to grow but there are always incredible locations to be found such as Thomas Beach, an underrated slice of paradise in Uluwatu.

On occasion, Thomas Beach picks up the swell that rolls in from the more southern beaches and when it does, it’s a great spot to surf some uncrowded waves.

If you need to rent a surfboard you can do so from a small surf shack located on the north end of Thomas Beach Bali. The cost of a surfboard rental is around 50,000 Rupiah for two hours.

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On low tide, you can discover some of the rocky outcrops, secluded beaches and small caves along the coastline nearby to Thomas Beach. To check the tide times in advance Click Here.

For all you beachgoers who simply like to relax and unwind, Thomas Beach Uluwatu is the perfect spot for just that! Rent out an umbrella on the sand for the day for only 50,000 Rupiah and watch the world go by all the time while sipping on a Kelapa (fresh coconut).

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thomas beach bali, thomas beach, thomas beach uluwatu, pantai thomas baliDrone shot of Thomas Beach Uluwatu

thomas beach bali, thomas beach, thomas beach uluwatu, pantai thomas baliDrone shot of a secluded beach at Pantai Thomas Bali

thomas beach bali, thomas beach, thomas beach uluwatu, pantai thomas baliWatching the sunset down on Thomas Beach Uluwatu

WHERE TO STAY NEAR THOMAS BEACH 

Uluwatu has hundreds of accommodations to choose from so I have narrowed it down to a few of my personal favourite places to stay to suit the needs of luxury travellers and budget backpackers. See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:

Luxury: Canang Sari Villas

  • I’ve stayed at Canang Sari Villas a few times and it’s one of the best 4-star accommodations in Uluwatu! Featuring 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom villas with private swimming pools, beautiful gardens, equipped kitchens, large living space, indoor and outdoor bathrooms, free wifi and ocean views. There is also a spa centre and squash court for guests to use. Close to beaches, cafes and shops. Perfect for families, friends and couples.

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Mid Range: Bukal Sari Villas Uluwatu

  • Awesome 3-star accommodation boasting a swimming pool, restaurant, gardens and outdoor swimming pool. There is free wifi and each room is spacious and modern with private bathrooms. Continental or à la carte breakfast is included for all guests. Close to Uluwatu Temple and beaches. Great for couples, families and friends.

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Budget: Bali Beats Guesthouse Uluwatu

  • One of the best budget accommodations in Uluwatu! Bali Beats features an outdoor swimming pool, garden terrace and free wifi. There is a restaurant and bar as well as a shared kitchen for guests to use. Close to beaches, cafes and restaurants. Perfect for solo travellers and friends on a budget.

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OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST NEAR THOMAS BEACH BALI

I hope you enjoyed reading this article and if you have any questions about Thomas Beach Uluwatu, please drop me a comment below.

Happy Adventuring!

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