Nusa Penida Island has many hidden, exotic and natural tourist attractions and still not many people know, one of which is Crystal Bay or often called Penida beach which is one of the popular tourist attractions in Nusa Penida. Crystal Bay is located on Penida beach, in Banjar Penida, Sakti Village, about 15 kilometers from the nearest port in Banjar Nyuh or about 40 minutes drive from Sampalan Traditional Market.
Crystal bay, a beautiful white sand beach with very clear sea water and surrounded by natural green hills, which makes it the most visited beach by tourists visiting Nusa Penida.
About 50 meters from the shoreline there is a small coral island, called Batu Mejineng, at the top of the small hill is the Batu Mejineng Temple. The uniqueness of this small atoll island is as a natural protector of Penida beach from very violent sea waves, so the beach will be more secure from coastal abrasion.
Crystal Bay seems to offer a variety of tourist activities ranging from beach walks, swimming, snorkeling and diving. We see the rush of speed boats in the Penida beach area every day, tour operators are likely to offer underwater activities, because many of them want to snorkel and dive to see the underwater beauty inhabited by colorful coral fish, and if they are lucky, they will see a very rare mola mola.
If visitors want to see the whole view of Crystal bay from a height, visitors can climb the hill to the southwest of the coast past dozens of stairs made of concrete. Crystal Bay view from the top of the hill is amazing, can look at the beach thoroughly and see the beautiful little island of Batu Mejineng, and just behind the atoll island, Nusa Lembongan Island and Ceningan are very clear and only separated by the narrow strait of Ceningan island.
In the southern part of the Penida coastal area, springs can also be found managed by the PDAM to supply raw water to the local community in Nusa Penida.
So, if you want to visit or vacation on the island of Nusa Penida, Crystal bay is one of the right choices for you and your beloved family to visit to enjoy the natural, comfortable and beautiful Penida beach, just 40 minutes drive from Sampalan, the center of Nusa Penida city. The access road is now quite good and very easy to reach.
Crystal Bay Nusa Penida saves the beauty that is very attractive for tourists. This beach is famous for its very clear sea water conditions. This place is also a lot of choice for snorkeling and scuba diving by tourists.
The name Crystal Bay Nusa Penida is indeed used because it is adapted to the conditions there. The water conditions are very clear, making visitors also name this place with Crystal Bay. Not only has crystal clear water conditions, this place also has an amazing underwater nature.
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Those who like snorkeling or scuba diving will be satisfied if they come to this place. Coral reefs in this place are home to various types of colorful fish or other marine animals. No wonder this place is also worthy of being called a paradise for snorkeling and scuba diving.
Not only has beautiful underwater scenery. This beach also has a land view that is no less amazing. This beach has a vast expanse of sand, with a coastline reaching 1 kilometer. Not only that, the beach is also surrounded by the existence of a small cluster of atolls and green hills that refresh the view.
Visiting Crystal Bay Nusa Dua, tourists will be able to feel a very calm atmosphere. There are also interesting spots to be able to see the beauty of nature at Crystal Bay. To get there, there are hundreds of steps to go through.
But after climbing the steps, you will be able to see the sights of Crytal Bay as a whole. Starting from the presence of atolls, temples that are not far from the coastal area and the presence of Nusa Lembongan Island and Ceningan can also be witnessed.
Another uniqueness that can be witnessed in this place is the existence of a small island not far from the beach location. The island has a size of no less than 1 hectare. The existence of this tiny island is a natural breakwater provided by God for this place. As a result, visitors can freely do snorkeling and witness the beauty of the underwater world here
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