Batu Payung is a beach located in Lombok Island in the sub district of Pujut, Central Lombok south part area. From Mataram to Batu Payung is around 65 km and it takes more or less 1 hour by motorbike or car with speed 65-75 km/hours.
Batu Payung starts to be famous after it is present in cigarette commercial break. In this beach you will only see coral along the beach. Things that make this beach is unique and different from other beach in general, that is it doesn’t have white or black sands along the coast, but you will see great rocks and one of it looks like an umbrella.
The route to this beach is easy, you can go directly to Mandalika Beach or known as Kuta beach, or you can directly follow the route to Tanjung Ann Beach. It takes 15 minutes from Mandalika Beach to Tanjung Aan. Once you arrive at Tanjung Aan, if it is your first time you may look around where is Batu Payung. You will find that this beach is behind the hill across the ocean which can be seen from Tanjung Aan Beach.
From Tanjung Aan you can walk across the coast for about 30 minutes.