Single Fin is Uluwatu’s hippest cliff-top bar. It evolved from a surfers’ hangout where one could observe the rolling surf before going down for some thrilling rides, and into the full-fledged sunset chill out and live entertainment spot it is today. The bar has become regularly packed at sunset time and over the weekends when its jamming sessions take place, and with seating around its enormous main deck, which must be booked in advance.
At any given time however, you can simply go up to the bar and order a cold Bintang to enjoy with the view until the sky turns crimson. Non-surfers can simply kick back and enjoy the gruelling action by pros down on the waves below. Single Fin then brings Suluban Beach, otherwise known as Blue Point, to life with its great live music roster featuring a line-up of international guest DJs and notable local bands. Come Wednesdays in time for their acoustic jams through midnight, or Sundays with rock sessions into the small hours.
Those feeling peckish can order a selection of pleasant bites that includes anything from hearty salads and delicious pizzas to share (IDR 65,000 – 90,000), to well-varied plates such with pastas, satays and nachos (all well under IDR 100,000). There’s a Nalu Bowl shack onsite that serves surfers a healthy and filling treat for breakfast through lunchtime, filled with Acai berries, homemade granola and slices of fresh and naturally colourful tropical fruits. Fresh juices, smoothies or Revolver coffee in between surfs work great.
Onsite is also a surf shop chock-full of men’s and ladies’ surf wear, gear, books, photos and surf memorabilia. Among the notable international board riding and surf lifestyle brands in store at Single Fin are O’Neill, Banana Boat, Nixon, Afends, Havaianas, Insight and Globe.
The bar can seem to get a little hectic sometimes during the weekly jam sessions, but in a way that’s a good thing if you love a great crowd. For the weekend sets they strongly recommend advanced bookings for the most coveted booths. Any other spots are on ‘first come, first serve’ basis.
Single Fin Bali
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 01:00
- Location: Jalan Mamo, Labuan Sait, Uluwatu, Bali
- Tel: +62 (0)361 769 941