Pig Stone Beach Bali – A Complete Guide

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Pig Stone Beach Bali is quickly becoming a popular spot to visit and it’s only a short drive away from the more crowded beaches in Canggu, such as Old Man’s and Echo Beach.

I have put together this complete guide including how to get there and what to expect you arrive.

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WHERE IS PIG STONE BEACH BALI

Pig Stone Beach Bali is approximately a 20-minute drive north of Canggu, depending on the traffic.

The drive to Pantai Pig Stone will take you past beautiful rice fields, traditional villages, and small temples and you will get a taste of the real Bali and what Canggu used to be like before the mass influx of tourism and infrastructure.

Click here to see the location on Google Maps.

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HOW TO GET THERE

The best way to get to Pantai Pig Stone is to rent a scooter in Canggu and make the short drive north to this awesome location.

Don’t feel confident riding a scooter? Another great option for getting around Bali is to hire a private car and a driver for the day and experience all that the island has to offer.

Includes:

  • Experienced Driver
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Mineral water
  • Petrol

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Pantai Pig Stone is an isolated black sand beach that is very raw and untouched. There is an uncrowded left-hand surf break in front of the palm tree hill at Pig Stone Beach Bali which is best surfed on a mid to high tide.

If you are a motorbike enthusiast like myself, Pig Stone is a great spot to take a bike down onto the black sand and cruise up and down the coastline at your own will.

The locals are really chill and you won’t get into trouble with them and chances are you won’t be the only one burning around Pantai Pig Stone as this location is a popular spot for a motorbike session, especially around sunset.

There are no local warungs to buy food or water, so be sure to come prepared. The palm tree hill makes a great spot for a lunchtime picnic or afternoon sunset beers, a perfect excuse to round up your mates and make a day of it!

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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

There is no cost to visit this beach compared to some of the more popular beaches in Canggu that tend to have parking fees and entry fees.

If you are taking snacks, water, or beers to Pantai Pig Stone, always remember to take your rubbish with you and leave the place cleaner than you found it.

Plastic pollution is one of the biggest problems in Bali and Indonesia as a whole, so the last thing we need is for people to be adding to this issue by leaving rubbish behind.

There is not much shade and it can get really hot during the middle of the day, especially on the black volcanic sand. Make sure to bring sunscreen if you plan to spend the day out here.

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WHERE TO STAY IN CANGGU

Canggu has thousands of accommodation options to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay to suit the need of luxury travelers, budget backpackers, and everyone in between.

See this list of accommodations in Canggu that I personally recommend:

Luxury: Villa Vanilla

Villa Vanilla is a modern 3-bedroom villa that sleeps up to six people. Just 500m from Berawa Beach in Canggu, this accommodation features a swimming pool, equipped kitchen and a spa centre. The rooms are large with air conditioning, free wifi and private ensuites. Free bicycles are also available for all guests. Perfect place to stay for families or a group of friends.

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Mid Range: Surf Motel Canggu

Awesome 3-star accommodation for less than $50. The Surf Motel boasts a rooftop pool and bar with ocean views, shared lounge with working space, close to beach clubs, cafes, restaurants and the beach. There are double rooms available with air conditioning, spacious living, private ensuites and free wifi. Scooter rental is also available. Great place to stay for couples and friends.

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Budget: Mojo Surf Camp Canggu

The best budget accommodation in Canggu. Featuring an outdoor pool and terrace, restaurant and bar, free wifi and close to the beach. There are dorm rooms and double rooms available for as little as $11. There is also a shared lounge, currency exchange and tour desk at Mojo Surf Camp. Recommended for solo travellers, couples and friends.

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WHAT TO PACK FOR BALI

When visiting Bali, here is a list of items I highly recommend bringing with you;

  • Sunscreen – the Indonesian sun is very strong, so make sure to pack some high-quality sunscreen.
  • Quick-dry travel towel – the most compact and lightweight towel for traveling.
  • Reusable water bottle – stay hydrated by bringing along a reusable water bottle.
  • Backpack – The Nomatic 30L Travel Pack is the ultimate backpack for everyday adventures.

If you’re interested in taking awesome photos and videos on your travels, this is the camera gear that I use and recommend;

  • GoPro HERO10 – the most popular camera on the planet for action-packed adventures.
  • Canon EOS R – perfect for traveling, this is the most affordable, compact camera on the market.
  • DJI Mini 3 Pro – take your photos and videos to new heights with this user-friendly drone camera.

 

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FINAL THOUGHTS

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