Kusamba in Bali, own the marvelous view with the splashing wave from the ocean with the atmosphere of soft sea breeze. You can see the fishermen looking after the prawn seed, send the rice, vegetables, fruits and other materials to Nusa Penida.
This beach especially for the Hindu ritual activities in line with Ngaben Ceremony (Cremation Ceremony), Nganyut.
There is also a fish market that usually held between 10 am until 4 pm. At the west side of this coastal, Banjar Batur, there are fishermen that have occupation as the traditional salt maker.
Kusamba Beach is the object is interest to tourist that very interesting to visited, it located around 7 km to the east from the Semarapura city. This beach is the fisherman’s beach and also the place of the production of salt traditionally. Every day, we could see the fishermen looking for the fish and the salt farmer is making salt at the edge of the beach. The fisherman’s boat lined up at the edge of the coast under the coconut palm, also production huts of lined-up salt all along the beach, this scenery really interesting for them who visited to this beach. For tourists who visiting Bali, this tourist object very ideal to be chosen as one of the tour.
How to get to Kusamba Beach :
1. 1 hour from Sanur
2. 45 minutes from Gianyar
3. 45 minutes from Candidasa
What you can see around Kusamba Beach :
1. Goa Lawah Temple, The temple is known as Bat cave temple and one of tourist’s stop for sightseeing to East Bali. The location is on the stop of a hill on the beach. The view of Nusa Penida Island across the sea is a beautiful panorama. The name of Goa Lawah means cave of bats. Where hundreds of hanging bats are never leave the cave, only flying around the area and back again. Beside bats there are snakes which some times sleeping among the cliff on the mouth of the cave.
2. Kamasan is a traditional community of the painting artist. Because of intimate and old of the traditional painting expansion in Kamasan, the artists mention that the paintings in Kamasan has a special style wich is called the traditional Kamasan painting.
3. Puputan Klungkung Monument, The big nation is the nation that could appreciate his hero’s services, that is the series of word motifated the regional Regency government of Klungkung to build the Puputan Klungkung Monument in order to recalls and appreciates services of the heroes who fell and was willing to sacrifice his body and soul as well as his property in maintaining and holding the self-esteem from the rape by colonial.
4. Kertha Gosa (Courts Of Justice), the more famous painted ceiling of the Kerta Gosa has also gone through numerous changes this century. It had to be restored after the devastating earthquake of 1917 and was again repainted during the 1930’s by Pan Sekan, a master artist from nearby village of Kamasan.