Jimbaran Bay is one of the most visited beaches in Bali. It is located just south of Ngurah Rai International Airport, approximately 10 to 15 minutes drive to reach the bay. Jimbaran itself is a small town in South Kuta, well known as a fishing village and daily market. But this small village started to transform into a popular tourist destination since the 1980’s, now Jimbaran is the home of several world class beach resorts and hotels. Jimbaran Bay is a beautiful white sand beach which is said to be one of the best beaches in Bali. It has a pleasant white sand and calm water which is very safe for swimming, both children and adults can enjoy the beach. Stunning sunset view is also offered in the evening, it is one of the most popular place to see the sunset.
Jimbaran bay is also very popular for its seafood restaurants, the best seafood restaurants in Bali is found in this Bay. There are about 50 different seafood restaurants situated along the bay. The bay consists of 3 different sections, Muaya (southern part), Kedonganan (middle part) and Kelan (northern part) all sections are popular especially in the evenings. Many visitors come and have dinner at one of the seafood restaurants where the tables are set up right on the sand. Visitors can enjoy delicious seafood while viewing the beautiful sunset and when it is dark, the whole area is lit by oil torches.
Visitors can also go up to the seafood tanks and chose which seafood to eat. All the seafood that are served in the restaurants are fresh. The prices in the restaurants are standard depending on the quantity and type of seafood selected, they are also negotiable. Set menus are also provided in the restaurants for visitors who would like to try different types of seafood combination. The great beach atmosphere and delicious food makes this place as the best place to spend the evening.