Banah Cliff Nusa Penida is one of the best viewpoints along the southwest coastline of Nusa Penida Island. It’s not quite as popular as Kelingking Beach, though it is equally as impressive, in my opinion!
There is not just one but two incredible viewpoints at Banah Cliff Nusa Penida and I’ve put together this complete visitor’s guide including how to get there and what to expect when you arrive
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WHERE IS BANAH CLIFF POINT
The Banah Cliff viewpoints are located on the southwest coast of Nusa Penida Island.
From the main town of Toya Pakeh, it’s approximately a 45-minute drive.
HOW TO GET TO BANAH CLIFF NUSA PENIDA
The easiest way to get this location is by scooter.
There are a number of scooter rental shops dotted along the beachfront at Toya Pakeh harbor that will be able to sort you out with some wheels when you arrive.
Alternatively, most accommodations will help you to organize a scooter rental for the time you plan to spend on Nusa Penida Island.
You can expect to pay around 70,000 IDR per day for a Nusa Penida scooter rental with a full tank of gas.
Be sure to get a helmet as an extra precaution for riding on the roads in Nusa Penida as they are not very well maintained with potholes and loose gravel in many areas.
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Sitting on the edge
Banah Cliff Point
The jump-off point
THE VIEWPOINTS AT BANAH CLIFF NUSA PENIDA
You will know you are in the right spot when you see this sign shown in the image above. To the right is the panoramic view and sunset point and to the left is the Banah Cliff Nusa Penida.
The panoramic viewpoint faces west and offers extreme views of surrounding cliffs, perched high above the ocean. On a clear day, you can actually see the tail of the T-Rex at Kelingking Beach.
Be very careful when taking photos as there is no safety barrier to protect you from falling hundreds of feet to the ground. Know your limits.
The other viewpoint faces east and offers an awesome viewpoint of an arched rock island just off of the coastline. Again, please watch your step along these rocky cliffs.
Hanging out on the cliff
Exploring the cliffs
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to visit is anywhere between 9 am and sunset for the best lighting and when it’s not too hot under the midday sun.
I would have loved to experience a sunset here, though due to the limited time we had on Nusa Penida we decided to head to Kelingking Beach instead.
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WHERE TO STAY IN NUSA PENIDA
Nusa Penida has hundreds of accommodations to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay to fit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers, and everyone in between.
See this list of accommodations in Nusa Penida that I personally recommend:
Luxury: Pandawa Beach Resort & Spa
This amazing beachfront 5-star resort is centrally located and close to some of the best Nusa Penida beaches. Pandawa Beach Resort offers beachfront rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, free wifi, and ocean views. The rooms have air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, private bathrooms, and a modern interior. A continental or buffet breakfast is included for all guests.
Mid Range: La Roja Bungalows
La Roja Bungalows is the most Instagrammable accommodation in Nusa Penida! These cute wooden bungalows sleep up to 2 people featuring spacious rooms, a private bathroom, air-conditioning, and free wifi. There is also an outdoor swimming pool, a shared lounge, and a restaurant. An à la carte breakfast is also included. Perfect place to stay for couples and friends.
Budget: Nusa Garden Bungalow
The best budget accommodation in Nusa Penida! There are dorm rooms, double rooms, and family rooms available at Nusa Garden Bungalow at a very affordable price. These Balinese-style bungalows are fitted with a fan, mosquito net, and ensuite bathroom. Perfect for solo travelers and friends.
FOR ALL OTHER PLACES TO STAY, SEE MY COMPLETE GUIDE ON WHERE TO STAY IN NUSA PENIDA
AIRBNB NUSA PENIDA
Another option for accommodation when visiting Nusa Penida is to stay in an Airbnb, which has some great deals!
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