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How to reach Kuta from Bali airport?

You can take a direct taxi from Ngurah Rai International Airport, also known as Denpasar International Airport (DPS), which is in fact directly south of Kuta. It takes about 15 minutes to reach Kuta by taxi and the fare will fluctuate between INR 250 to 300 depending on the time of day.

What are prepaid taxi services at the airport?

The prepaid taxi services that will take you from Ngurah Rai International Airport to Kuta charges anywhere between INR 350 to 500.

When is the best time to take holidays in Kuta?

Kuta is accessible to tourists for most time of the year. However, the best time to spend a enjoyable holiday in Kuta depends mostly on you. You can visit the Kuta during summer and spring seasons, as they are pleasant. You can also choose to holiday in Kuta during winters and enjoy sightseeing in the warm sun on a cold wintery morning! During the winter time, you can enjoy the outdoor activities without getting dehydrated or feeling the pangs of heat. Mostly around all times of the year, the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing and enjoying the various activities Kuta has to offer.

Is travelling to Kuta safe?

Yes, it is safe to travel to Kuta. Bali is a very gentle, laidback and safe place to be. For female travellers particularly, as long as you take the same precautions that you would do at home, Bali is a great safe place for a single, female traveller. That is, travel in groups, practice restrain while drinking and have a phone on you all the time so that you can immediately notify your group members, or the police in case of emergency.

What are the essential items that one must pack while travelling to Kuta?

While packing for your trip, the best advice one can give you is to pack light. You need to find that delicate balance between packing light and making sure you have everything you need.

Here are some of the things that you must carry:

  • Toiletries – toothbrush, paste, deodorants, tampons or sanitary napkins for women, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, shaving items, hairbrush, sunscreen, lotion, cleanser, moisturizer
  • Medicines that you may need
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sunglasses
  • Sea sickness tablets (just in case)
  • Mosquito repellant
  • Camera
  • Phone charger, electronic adapter
  • Headphones
  • Documents as needed

Here is a recommendation of the types of clothes you should carry:

  • Cotton clothing is your savior – never forget. Cotton and linen are good lightweight choices as they let your skin breathe in Bali’s tropical humidity that will greet you.
  • Good quality, lightweight, and breathable walking shoes are a must pack. Flip-flops provide more freedom and so you can carry a pair of those for the beaches. The breathable walking shoes score more on comfort, support, and protection.
  • A fleece or hoodie is great in case of cold evenings or if you’re in a heavily air-conditioned environment like airports, airplanes or minivans. Also, they work well as an impromptu pillow.
  • A quick drying towel is a super useful and multi purpose item – and it packs away to a tiny size. Similarly, a sarong is useful as a beach wrap, towel, and blanket and for general lounging around. They can also be used to cover yourself while visiting temples and holy sites.
  • Socks, long maxi dresses, kaftans, skirts or trousers are essential for wearing at dusk when the mood is relaxed. This is also the time when the mosquitoes are most active – you want to make sure you’re covered up to avoid getting bitten.
  • Bring several bikinis or swimsuits (pack according to your comfort). Carry both, so you can alternate between them and avoid any skin rashes from the salt water.
  • A big hat to keep the sun off, and for covering your face during the occasional naps on the beach while sun bathing.
  • If you’re traveling to Bali in monsoon season (that is anywhere between October to April), be prepared for heavy downpours. Of course, there will be still plenty of sunshine, but when it rains; it really rains. Therefore, a lightweight hooded waterproof jacket, raincoats or umbrellas that you can stash in your bag are a good idea. Also, remember to keep your phone and other valuable items waterproofed – wrapping them in a plastic bag will do at a pinch. Ziploc bags are a more durable option.

Is Kuta an expensive destination?

Bali is a very affordable place in general. Similarly, Kuta can be as cheap or as expensive according to your needs and budgets. However, since most people visit Kuta to enjoy the water sports, activities and the party scene that Kuta is world-famous for, it can be a little expensive if you want to enjoy it all and experience the best.

What is the duration of yoga courses in Kuta?

The duration can be of anytime in between 5 days to 14 days depending on your level and interest.

Do we need to book in advance for the yoga classes?

Yes, it is advisable to book the yoga classes well in advance because of the high demand.

Does the rooms costs include yoga courses as well?

If you are going for a specified yoga course, then the yoga courses will include all the charges including accommodation and food.

What is the cost of yoga courses in Kuta?

The cost of yoga courses highly depends on the number of days the courses are for, and the level of expertise. Depending on that, the yoga courses may range from anywhere between INR 30,000 to 1,00,000. All the meals are included.

What should be worn to a Yoga class in Kuta?

For yoga classes wear comfortable cloths. Try and wear yoga pants which are stretchable and the tops must be a little loose, but not very much because yoga involves a lot of movements. Men can do yoga in shorts and t-shirts.

What benefits I can get from Yoga?

Yoga is extremely beneficial for your body, mind, and soul. Apart from giving you the health benefits, it also brings peace to you and is an amazing stress buster. Some of the benefits of Yoga are as follows -

  • It increases flexibility.
  • It increases muscle strength and tone.
  • Improves respiration, energy, and vitality.
  • Maintains a balanced metabolism.
  • Helps in weight reduction.
  • Improves cardio and circulatory health.
  • Improves athletic performance.
  • Protection from injury
  • Fights depression
  • Increases blood flow, strengthens bones
  • Keep you young and your skin glowing
  • Lowers blood sugar, helps you focus better

The benefits you get from yoga are innumerable, so do not think twice and indulge.

What other activities can be done in Kuta besides Yoga?

You can do ample water sports and activities in Kuta. Here is a list of all the activities you can do in Kuta –

  • Enjoy at WaterBom Bali – there are 22 rides and attractions available, which includes a swimming pool with a swim-up bar – whether you want to relax, eat and drink, or go absolutely crazy on all the fantastic rides – then Waterbom Bali has it all.
  • Try out the water activities like jet pack, surfing, flying fish, parasailing – these are a must to do here
  • Local theater - If you are visiting Kuta with your family then the Kuta Theater is perfect for a great night out as it has theatrical and cultural drama, and magic shows.

Which are some must visit places in Kuta? Some of the must visit places in Kuta include Legia, Kuta Beach, Uluwatu Temple, Kerobokan, Water Bom bali (voted as the best water park in Bali), Seminyak Beach, Museum Pasikia, Garuda Wisnu Kencana (Vast green spaces with hindu statues), Circus Water park, Bali Sea Turtle Society.

What kind of food I can find in Kuta? Which is a special ethnic food?

Kuta is very diverse in terms of the food it has to offer, you will find every cuisine you might be craving at that time. Be it authentic Italian food or the traditional Balinese food (including every speciality of the archipelago) is available just a stone’s throw away. craving American? You have Hard Rock cafe. Want some sushis? Go to Sushi Tei! The traditional food includes seafood mostly, and you can find it in Koris, Batan Waru, Made’s Warung, Pondok Tempo, etc. The local dishes that are a must try include tahu isi or fried stuffed soybean curd, otak-otak fish cakes, and savoury chicken martabak, while heavier choices include nasi campur that consists of tempe, red chili chicken and satay, fried egg and mixed veggies, nasi goreng, nasi campur, gado gado and a wide variety of satays.

Which are some famous restaurants in Kuta? Can I find vegetarian food easily there?

There are a lot of amazing food serving restaurants in Bali. The list of restaurants that serve the best food in Kuta are as follows –

  • Ma Joly Restaurant & Lounge – Located at the serene beachside of the Sandi Phala Boutique Resort on Kuta’s southern border, the restaurant embraces several different dining settings, from a long table shaded by a leafy arbor to a main fine dining area under a thatched roof and open beam ceilings. There is also a special romantic tent on the sand for romantic sunset dinners.
  • Rosso Vivo – Located at Kuta Seaview Hotel, Rosso Vivo redefines cozy and comfortable for you. The place offers a classic menu of soups, pastas and homemade pizzas together with a broad selection of cocktails, mocktails, and a sizeable wine collection. All you need!
  • Made’s Warung – One of the longest running restaurants in Kuta, it has grown from the traditional roadside roots into the cosmopolitan restaurant. The place is famous for serving a wide variety of food including Indonesian, Japanese and Western dishes
  • Papa’s Limoncello Bali Ristorante – This family restaurant is famous for serving Volcano Pizza. Do try if you are there
  • Ketupat Restaurant - named after the traditional Indonesian rice packet dish, offers an authentic Indonesian dining experience. Ketupat serves a kaleidoscope of Indonesian flavors, including cuisines from most of the regions in the archipelago. There is also a rijstaffel option that lets you experience the famous rice table feast of Indonesia through a number of dishes.
  • Hard Rock Café – The name says enough!
  • Kori restaurant and Bar – the place serves a wide range of international and Asian cuisine in its leafy and cozy garden settings. Yes! Bali is a vegetarian’s paradise. Unlike other foreign location where vegetarian food is not easily available, Similarly, Kuta offers a lot of options to choose from. Even if the menu is predominantly non-vegetarian, there will be enough to choose from nonetheless. In case the menu has hardly any veggie options available, request the waiter and the chef to make food according to your choice and palate.

How expensive meals are in Kuta?

Depending on where you choose to eat, meals can range from being very affordable to obnoxiously expensive. A meal for two persons in a decent restaurant will cost you anywhere between INR 600 to 900.

Is there ease in accessing alcohol in Kuta?

Yes, alcohol is easily accessible in Kuta. The legal drinking age in Bali is seventeen, however the policy is rarely implemented. However, be careful.

Is smoking legal in Kuta?

Yes. You can smoke in hotel balconies, sidewalks, streets and even in some restaurants and bars. However, just be courteous and take everyone’s permission to make sure you are not making any individual uncomfortable.

What laws must be kept in mind before visiting Kuta?

The laws in Bali are pretty relaxed, just ensure if you are planning to ride bikes or scooters the Indonesian law requires you to have an international driver’s license. Do not do drugs there as the Indonesian laws related to drugs are very strict. However, you should keep in mind the cultural implications of your actions. For example, do no touch the head of the people there, not even for children as it is considered the most sacred part o body, wear a Sarong or long clothes when entering a temple, don’t enter a temple if you are menstruating or have an open cut in your body, use both hands when giving or receiving anything, wave your hands palm down while asking for someone, while you are invited for dinner do not empty your plates – leave a little food as an offering to the gods and open your shoes outside when you enter someone’s home or a temple.

How should I handle any medical emergency in Kuta?

Bali’s medical infrastructure is very advanced. Facilities like air ambulances, multilingual staff and specialists in difficult emergency disciplines all represented on the island to ensure the tourist are safe and in best care. The BIMC Hospital is one of the most recognized hospitals in Kuta. It mostly exclusively caters to foreigners, so all doctors and nurses speak English. Most insurance companies have a tie-up with them so you probably won’t be have to pay upfront and the hospital will directly bill your insurance company. So do not worry, in case things go wrong, you will be in the best of care.

Which are some prohibited good in Kuta?

Prohibited and restricted goods are goods which are prohibited or restricted for import into and export out of Indonesian territory without the approval of government agencies. The violation of these provisions will lead to action if you are caught. Here is a comprehensive list of all the items that are prohibited/restricted in Kuta –

  • Narcotics
  • Psychotropics
  • Explosive Materials
  • Firearms and Ammunition
  • Fireworks
  • Defined Books and Printed Materials
  • Audio and/or Visual Recording Media
  • Telecommunications Equipment
  • Color Photocopy Parts and Equipment Thereof
  • Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and Parts Thereof
  • Food and Beverages Not Registered at Department of Health
  • Dangerous Materials
  • Pesticides
  • Ozone-Depleting Substances and Goods Containing Ozone-Depleting Substances
  • Wastes
  • Culturally Valuable Goods Certain amounts of Rupiah in Cash

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