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Foreigner Missing After Being Swept Away By Large Waves In Canggu

A foreign national has gone missing after being swept away by large waves and strong current at Batu Balong beach in Canguu. The Denpasar search and Rescue office was dispatched to the beach on Friday (7/17) after getting reports of an unidentified foreigner that went missing. “A total of 13 personnel have been dispatched to …

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Big Changes To Kuta Beach Tourists Need to Know

Kuta beach will officially open to the public on July 9th with some big changes that tourists need to know.  Kuta beach is one of the most popular beaches in Bali and local officials have been busy organizing new protocols to help prevent the spread of covid-19.  Here is everything you need to know about …

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Popular Tourist Beaches In Bali Officially Reopening

Popular tourist beaches in Bali are officially reopening according to the Badung Regency Government.  Head of the Badung Tourism Office I Made Badra confirmed on Monday that restrictions will be loosening in the coming days and that beaches in Badung will be open to the general public.  “After Melasti Beach, in Ungasan Village which has …

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Ocean Claims Second Victim in 24 Hours As Bali Officials Warn Residents

A second person has drowned in Bali in less than 24 hours after strong currents and large waves created dangerous swimming conditions on the island. The body of a 26-year-old foreigner was found floating in the ocean after he went missing while surfing at Berawa Beach, Tibubeneng Village in Kuta.  The man was first reported …

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Two Students Dragged Out To Sea In Bali

Two students were dragged out to sea by strong currents at Tegalwangi Beach in Jimbaran, Bali. One male student was pronounced dead at the scene while the female was rushed to nearby hospital.  (Image: Basarnas Bali) According to a witness statement received by the Denpasar Search and Relief Office (Basarnas Bali), the witness saw two …

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Badung Police Hand Out Masks At Bali Beach Instead of Enforcing Closure

Badung police handed out masks to tourists at Batu Bolong beach in Canggu on Sunday (06/14/2020), instead of enforcing the closure implemented by the Bali Governor.  On June 2, 2020, Governor Wayan Koster reclosed Bali beaches after local Badung officials began allowing foreigners to surf and use the beach.  It appears once again that Badung …

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Police Will Patrol Bali Beaches After Tourists Continue To Disobey Health Orders

According to Badung police, foreign tourists continue to flood closed beaches forcing them to step up patrols to control the crowds.  The main culprits disobeying the health orders have been foreign tourists according to Radar Bali.  Badung Regional Police official, Iptu Jiwa Antara told Radar Bali that they will be stepping up beach patrols to …

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Closed Beach In Canggu Packed With People Defying Governors Orders

A popular beach in the tourism hotspot of Canggu, Bali was packed on Thursday with locals and foreigners in defiance of the Governors orders to reclose all beaches.  Canggu village officers did not have the man power or resources to contain the crowds at the beach.  People on the closed Batu Bolong Beach in Canggu …

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Bali Beaches Prepare For Reopening

Beaches on the tropical island of Bali could be reopening as new Covid-19 prevention measures are being installed.  The forced closure of all tourist attractions expired on May 29th and there has been no word from the Governor on if the closures would be extended. Kuta village official, Wayan Wasista said “the beaches remain closed and we …

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Warning: Coastal Flooding In Bali From High Tides and Large Surf

Coastal floods hit parts of southern Bali yesterday, which saw streets near some of the island’s most popular beaches flooded with seawater. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BALI_UNDERCOVER 🆔 (@jeg.bali) on May 27, 2020 at 3:57am PDT Officials have issued a warning and cautioned local residents to remain alert for any …

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4 Meter Waves Smash Bali Beaches And Threaten Businesses

4 meter waves have been reoprted by witnesses at Double Six beach as locals scrambled to save their businesses from high tides and large surfs. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MEDIA INFORMASI SEPUTAR BALI (@denpasar.viral) on May 26, 2020 at 11:26pm PDT Surf’s up on the west coast of Bali today …

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Tourist in Bali Caught On Closed Beach In Tabanan

Some tourists still aren’t getting the message that beaches are closed in Bali.  An unidentified female tourist in distress was spotted by locals using the beach in Tabanan. A local Bali resident at the scene reported that when they approached the woman to find out why she was digging frantically in the sand, she told …

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