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Bali Will Close Kuta Beach Early On New Year’s Eve

Authorities from the Denpasar police department have officially announced that Kuta Beach will close at 11:00 pm on New Year’s Eve. The Head of the Denpasar Police Department, Kombes Pol Jansen Avitus Panjaitan, confirmed that Kuta Beach would stop receiving visitors before midnight on New Year’s Eve. “Following the Home Affairs Minister’s Instruction Number 66 …

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400 Tons Of Garbage Found On Bali Beach

Over 400 tons of garbage that have been left along Berawa Beach were collected on Saturday (11/12). The Head of Toxic and Dangerous Materials from Badung Environmental Agency (DLDK), I Putu Suantara, confirmed that 400 tons of garbage consisting of logs, tree branches, and plastic waste were stranded on Berawa Beach. He admitted that this …

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Bali Official Tells Kuta Beach Local Vendors To Stop Extorting Tourists

A Bali official has warned local vendors along the Kuta Beach area to stop extorting beach visitors. The Head of the Kuta Beach Handling Task Force, Wayan Sirna, confirmed that he warned all local vendors in the Kuta Beach area to stop their bad behavior towards tourists. “We told them last Saturday (4/12) to give …

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Bali Officials Announce Free Wifi Connection For Kuta Beach Visitors

An official from the Badung Communication and Information Agency announced the provision of free Wifi connection for Kuta Beach visitors. The Head of the Badung Communication and Information Agency, I Nyoman Wiranata, confirmed that a total of five routers were installed to provide free internet access to beach visitors. This program was initiated to help …

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Woman Takes Care Of Dozens Of Abandoned Dogs On Bali Beach

A 60-year-old woman named Sumiati has decided to take care of 56 stray dogs that have been dumped by their owners on Padang Galak Beach. Sumiati who has been scavenging unused items around Padang Galak Beach for a living admitted that she has been taking care of dozens of dogs that were dumped by their …

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Local Vendors Protest Bali Officials Closing Kuta Beach Gates

Local vendors of Kuta Beach have protested the policy that was recently implemented to permanently close 17 beach’ entrances. As The Bali Sun previously reported officials of Kuta Village have recently set a daily limit for visitors on Kuta Beach by utilizing the PeduliLindungi tracing app at several entrances to the beach area, and permanently …

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Hundreds Of Expats Participate In Charity Swimming Competition On Bali Beach

Hundreds of foreign nationals have participated in a swimming competition that took place on Kuta Beach on Sunday (3/10). The competition that was organized by a non-profit organization called Bali Sports Foundation (BSF) was held to raise money to support disabled children on the island. The Director of BSF, Rodney James Holt said that this …

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Two German Nationals Swept Away On Bali Beach

Two German nationals have been evacuated after getting swept into the sea on Sunday afternoon (3/10). Officials from Badung Balawista, Wayan Suyadnya confirmed that two German nationals who have been identified as a 33-year-old woman named Alexia and 33-year-old man named Dominic were evacuated from Pererenan Beach after getting swept away by large waves while …

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New Visitor Limit Policy At Kuta Beach In Bali

Bali officials have implemented a new visitor policy at Kuta Beach by only allowing a certain number of visitors each day. An official from Kuta Village, I Wayan Wasista confirmed that authorities have set a limit for visitors on Kuta Beach by utilizing the PeduliLindungi tracing app at all the entrance points as of Sunday …

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Bali Activists Collect 10 Tons Of Garbage In One Month After Installing Barriers On Rivers

Activists from Tabanan Sungai Watch have been collecting large amounts of garbage after installing trash barriers on their rivers. The Coordinator of Sungai Watch for Kelating Village Kerambitan Tabanan, Made Suryani confirmed that 11 trash barriers have already been installed on 2 big rivers and 9 rice fields’ irrigation systems in the Kerambitan area. They …

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Tracing App Requirement To Gain Access To Bali Beach

Each Legian Beach visitor will soon be required to scan a QR code before entering the beach area.     The Head of Legian Society Empowerment, I Wayan Puspa Negara stated that as one of the most popular beaches in Bali, Legian Beach will potentially gather large amounts of crowds as the beach was recently reopened when …

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A Domestic Tourist Is Missing After Swimming At A Beach In Bali

Domestic visitor Fajar Alam Semesta Wisrana has been reported missing after swimming at Dreamland Beach, Pecatu. The Head of Bali Search and Rescue, Gede Darmada confirmed that a man who was swimming at Dreamland Beach with his three other friends on Sunday afternoon (12/9) was reported missing around 2:00pm. “The victim was allegedly dragged by …

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