Bali / Turtle Island (Serangan Island) Search Add Picture Edit

Continent
Asia
Country
Indonesia
Next Big City
Denpasar
Next Town
Denpasar
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
None

Water

Type:
Chop
Hazards:
Animals, Ships, Corals, Stakes
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The channel, about 1 kilometers wide is between Sanur and Turtle Island, is very deep even with dead low tide, the water is quite flat and the wind here is always a few knots stronger than elsewhere. It is the best place for beginner kitesurfer in the dry season as the wind is perfectly sideshore. You need to wear shoes.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Shells, Other
Beach Users:
None

Be careful the beach is covered with small pieces of coral and there are some wooden sticks near the beach that at high tide are covered by water but at low tide are exposed, also watch out for turtles!

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

The dry season is from April till October and wind months as well. Temperature is tropical, no wetsuit needed. Water is 25-32┬░C. Air from 20-35┬░C. It is possible to surf all year around.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
E
Main Direction:
E

Is the best place for beginner kitesurfer in the dry season as the wind is perfectly sideshore. May: 50% of the days with 12-14 knots. June and July: 80% of the days with 12-14 knots. August: 50% of the days with 12-14 knots. September: 30% of the days with 12-14 knots. The wind in Bali during the Easterly trades is always on the range of 11 to 16 knots, no more. December and January: 30% of days with wind 12-20 knots from the West.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Serangan is a small island lying just off Bali's southern coast near Sanur. Turn on the white road in front of Makro and drive until the beach of the village.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information