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Green Bowl Beach, A Secret Paradise in Bali for Surfers

When you heard about Green Bowl Beach, you may wonder why people call it that name. Green Bowl or a bowl of green has the name is because when the low tide occurs, it will form a kind of bowl of rock as you see the green of the hill surrounding the beach. The beach has a clean and white sand. Apart from the unique name, you may wonder about the number of visitors. 
There is only a few visitors in the beach, about 25 per day. The reason is that because the beach lies in an isolated place. The beach is located behind hills and trees. You have to go through hundreds of steps descending from the hill top to the base of the area. Because of the difficult track to reach the place, there are only few tourists interesting in visiting the beach.
          As previously mentioned, the beach lies behind hill of Ungasan, Jimbaran, Bali. To reach the beach, it takes some efforts that most tourists may not want to do it. However, once you have reached the beach, all of your difficulty will pay with the stunning panorama around the beach. The only thing you need to do to go to the beach is to learn the track you need to go through. From Jimbaran, you can take drive to Uluwatu temple. Then, take a straight lane toward the intersection of Uluwatu and Dreamland Beaches. Having arrived at the intersection, take the left toward the beach. You will find a parking lot. From the parking lot, you can then simply follow the track toward the beach.

What You Can Do
          Green Bowl Beach is a paradise for those who love surfing. The beach is one of the best surfing spots in Bali. The waves in the beach are nice and strong. Although it is a popular surfing spot, there are only few visitors surfing in the beach. There are not many publications about the beach making it less known among tourists. Tourists who surf in the beach will say that the beach is an amazing spot, it can be comparable to other beaches in Bali. Because the beach is not too crowded, you can also do other activities such as swimming, sunbathing or snorkeling.  

          It is quite difficult to find a hotel or even a lodge in the beach. The only hotels available in the beach are those lie in Kuta or other places near the beach. Among the hotels where you can stay when you visit the beach is Billy Pendawa Homestay, which lies about 9.9 km from Green Bowl. This is a budget traveller inn, with  S$43.00 and up per night. Otherwise you can select Radha Bali Hotel, which lies about 9.8 km from Green Bowl for S$67.00 and up per night. Last, you can stay in Sun Island Hotel Kuta, which lies about 10 km from Green Bowl for S$103.00 and up per night.   
          Include this beach in your travel destination plan. You will never regret once you step on the beautiful sand of Green Bowl Beach.
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