Things to Do in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua, literally translating to “two islands” is named after the two islands on the eastern shoreline of Bali. There is a diverse range of the things to do in Nusa Dua, that make it a delight for travellers. Nusa Dua is best known for its stretch of luxury hotels and resorts complete with markets, shopping complex, boutiques, a 18 hole golf course, grounds for Lawn Tennis and world class restaurants. This part of the Bukit peninsula is just the place to retire to when one wants to take it easy and relax in luxury as part of the holiday agenda.

Nusa Dua is technically away from the rest of the chaos of the island but then museums, temples are only a few miles away and remain easily accessible. One can visit the carved Pura Greger stone temple, known for the intricacies of its carvings. It sits atop a forested scaffold overlooking the ocean. It effectively gives one the feeling that despite being in the most modern and luxurious resort zone of Bali, one is never too far away from the cultural life of the island. For the art lovers, the Museum Pasifika is just the place for a casual stroll to take in the various influences of artistic traditions on the culture of the Asia Pacific region. The paintings remind one of the landscapes and cultural life almost as if in technicolour dreams.

The beaches are alluring and have a section particularly popular for adventure sports activities like jet skiing, surfing, parasailing, snorkelling, etc. As if that is not enough, the tourism experience in Nusa Dua is compounded by bringing in the likes of experiences as one reads about in novels like Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island by a recreation of the experiences of stranded sailors and pirates at Pirates Bay. Right from organizing treasure hunts to musical evenings and provision of bamboo decks to look out for help across the ocean, the best things to do in Nusa Dua brings out in essence every bit of basking in a fantasy world.

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Pura Geger

Pura Geger Temple is a significant cultural monument in Nusa Dua. Geger Beach, after which the temple is named, is visible from the temple. On bright mornings, you can see Mount Agung on the horizon and get a panoramic view of the bay. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Nusa Dua. Every Purnama Kanem, or ‘sixth full moon,' the temple holds a major festival.

You may easily visit the temple's outside grounds and peek through its gates to see the shrines and interior courtyards, but temple gates are generally shut and only opened for important occasions with priests and pilgrims present. A tiny pathway leading down to a secret stretch of beach may be found south of the temple walls. It is advisable to visit this location during low tide.

Jl. Pura Geger, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia

Devdan Show

Devdan is a familiar name for all Bali lovers, the treasure of the Indonesian archipelago. The famous stage performance depicting high energy visual treat for the spectators, Devdan represents the wide variety of Indonesia’s culture. It is a combination of traditional Indonesian dance activities with modern contemporary dance, internationally recognized acrobatic attractions, colourful yet glittering costumes, and of course the brand new high-tech special effects. 

On this 90 minutes long performance, the audience will be taken to a magical extravaganza that displays the tradition and diversity of the Indonesian archipelago, extending from Bali to Sumatra to Java to Papua etc. The costumes and music that accompany the performance are quite Indonesian and thus it attracts people fast and they will be amused to see the unpredictable mélange.

Highlights: While you are on a tour of Bali, Devdan Show must be included in your itinerary as it promises complete entertainment and fun-filled time for you. The show is featured to entertain the guests with the artistic and natural attractions that are the part of Indonesian lifestyle.

Devdan show is performed four times a week at the newest and most advanced theatre of Bali in the heart of Nusa Dua. The artists and performers from the different parts of Bali are well trained and experienced. They have done a number of performances at the theatre for many years and still continuing in pulling the crowds.

Timings: The show will be on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 07:30 pm and the duration is for 90 minutes approximately.

Entry fee:

   -Adult: VIP- 1,560,000 IDR, Prime View- 1,105,000 IDR, Good View- 8,45,000 IDR and Rear View- 5,20,000 IDR

   -Child: VIP- 1,560,000 IDR and for other seats child has to pay 50% of the published rates.

Location: Komplek ITDC, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia

Geger Beach

A neat and clean beach in Nusa Dua is Geger Beach which calls tourists and travelers to spend a good time there with the playful waves. The busy beach is a great attraction located in Nusa Dua. It is situated from the highway leading to Nusa Dua and the white sand beach always glisten and the sea is calmer when compared to the beaches in Kuta or Balangana Beach. 

You can find a lot of seaweed farmers here who work to drive their lives ahead. Along the shore, there are a lot of cafes and small restaurants where you can spend time and sit happily for hours. Also there is a temple at the end of the beach.

Activities: Geger Beach is a beautiful host for multiple activities; both water based and land based. Still, it is famous for swimming, diving, surfing, beach games including golf. Or, you can simply sit and relax watching the waves approaching the shore and the serenity which is quite appreciative all the time.

Highlights: There are glittering star restaurants and hotels near the beach making it familiar and easily accessible for the tourists.

Location: Desa Adat Peminge, Sawangan, Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

Museum Pasifika

When you visit Bali, you should visit Museum Pasifika an important art museum founded by Moetaryanto P and Philippe Augier in 2006. It represents the Asian Pacific’s variety of cultural artefacts. It displays more the 600 artworks created by 200 artists belong to 25 different countries. It was initiated by a small circle of French and Indonesian art lovers and artists. The collections in the museum are roaming around the cultural and traditional lifestyle themes. 

One of the famous painters in Bali Nyoman Gunarsa’s and a Javanese artist Raden Saleh’s works are depicted inside the museum to set some examples. The purpose of such museum ranges from awareness to education to the visitors as well as the locals of Bali about protecting the powerful art forms the country has ever witnessed.

Highlights: Museum Pasifika has a number of galleries, around 11 of them which display different artefacts from different countries around the world. Room 1 showcases Indonesian artists while room 2 has Italian artists in Indonesia. Dutch artists in Indonesia are in room 3 and French ones are in room 4. Room 5 collects the Indo-European artists in Indonesia while room 6 has managed to act as a temporary exhibition centre. 

Artists on Indochina Peninsula, on Polynesia and Tahiti are preserved in room 7 and 8. Room 9 possesses premier art of Vanuatu and the Pacific Island Paintings of Aloi Pilioko and Nicolai Michoutouchkine. Room 10 preserves Tapa of Oceania and Pacific artefacts while the last room has several artworks from Japan, China, Thailand, Malaysia etc.

Timing: The museum is open on all days from 10:00 am to 06:00 pm.

Entry fee: For adults, the entry fee is IDR 70000 and for children under 10 years of age, the entry is free.

Location: Complex Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) Area Block P, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia.

Pantai Pandawa

Located on Bali's southern Bukit Peninsula, Pandawa Beach (also known as "Pantai Pandawa'') is a fantastic addition to the island's collection of beautiful beaches. The scenic one kilometer coastline strip is located near Kutuh, eight kilometres south of the ITDC complex's main centre, Nusa Dua. Pandawa beach is noted for its seaweed plantation and the steep slope of gigantic sculptures carved inside the enormous wall, in addition to its stunning white sand and clean ocean, blue sky, and waves.

This beach boasts amazing topography and artificial limestone structures that serve as a one-of-a-kind welcome into this coastal location, and provides broad views of the Indian Ocean. This is one of the most important Nusa Dua places to see if you are an advanced surfer or a swimmer.

Regency, Badung; District, South Kuta; Province, Bali; Country, Indonesia

Serangan Island

Turtle Island, another name of Serangan Island in Bali is located near to Denpasar around 10 km distance away and why it got the name related to turtles because it is considered to be one of the important nesting ground for green sea turtles. Since the emergence of turtle conservation, the consumption of turtle meat and the use of the creatures during ceremonies were decreased. Another feature of the island lies in the beautiful Sakenan temple situated on the western edge of the island.

Earlier, the island was accessible only by traditional wooden boats can be easily accessed by 110 meters long bridge now. Though some find it an unlikely attraction, some visitors have pointed out that many features of the island let it stand out from other islands in the archipelago.

Highlights: The population on the island meet their both ends by involving in the fishing industry. The Muslim communities live in harmony with the Hindu communities here. There is a turtle breeding spot where green turtles are laying eggs and they will be hatched under the surveillance of the operator Citra Taman Penyu. The annual ceremonies held at the temple attract many visitors toward the island

Activities: The watersports done on the island are one of the main reasons why tourists love to arrive here. Surfing has its unbreakable clutches on the beach. Other activities like windsurfing, swimming, boating are also done by the tourists arrive here.In 2008, the first Asian Beach Games was held on this beach as it was one of the three venues. The Shark Island conservation project plays an important role in making the island safe for swimming with white tip reef sharks.

How to reach there: You can reach the island easily from Denpasar and it is lying about 15 minutes away from the Kuta and Sanur areas. 

Puja Mandala

Bali’s religious tolerance and cultural diversity are well known to the outer world and they become obvious when you visit Puja Mandala located on a hilltop in Nusa Dua in Badung regency. It is a place of worship as the words describe and now it is one of the precious tourist attractions in Bali which depicts how Bali has transformed to become the perfect island welcoming cultural diversities and religious tolerance.

The area of Puja Mandala extends up to 2.5 hectares filled with glittering towers and buildings, Puja Mandala agrees with nature and expresses a quiet, serene atmosphere, though.

Highlights: The idea of Puja Mandala was in the head of former tourism minister Joop Ave as to develop a worship complex for all the religions in Bali and it became a reality when the president nodded his head in agreement with him. The construction of the complex was finished in 1997 and the inauguration was done by the then minister of religious affairs, Tarmizi Taher.

The complex houses Ibnu Baitullah Mosque, Maria Bunda Segala Bangsa Catholic Church, Budhina Guna Buddhist Temple, Bukit Doa Protestant Church and Jagat Natha Hindu Temple.

They all stand in harmony, side by side, letting people believe that religion is to unite people not to divide. Tourists, as well as locals, find this place a unique concept which portrays a distinguished architectural style as well. During the religious celebrations, the real tolerance comes into light when all people will take part in the celebration of any religion and work together to make it grand.

People come together to help each other during the special occasions and festivals of each religion, thus showing the respect to other religions.

Location: Jalan Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.

Pantai Geger

Pantai Geger Beach is a quiet spot in the Nusa Dua region. This is a hidden treasure which makes it one of the most beautiful Nua Dua places to see. Sunbathing chairs and water sports equipment rental, such as scuba diving equipment, a Catamaran boat, snorkelling equipment, and surfboards, are all readily accessible.

For all tourists, the dawn and sunset are must-sees. Before you travel, be sure to verify the tide information. However, because of the algae and pebbles that cover the beach's shore, it is not a good location to swim. It features a collection of decent clean restaurants a few hundred meters away from the beach.

Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan No.5, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

7:00 AM - 10:00 PM


A romantically superb attraction in Nusa Dua is the Water Blow, nature’s miraculous work of art makes it a wondrous landmark where a lot of tourists come to visit and take photographs. Water Blow lets you watch the powerful waves from the Indian Ocean crashing against the limestone edges on the southeastern cliff. If you want to reach this attraction, you have to walk along the paved footpaths on the southern half of the so-called twin islands.

At the entrance, you will read an arch written Water Blow that shows you the way to the site. The reef with a narrow opening at the edge gives the waves touching it pressure and thus let them rise up to a few meters above and crash land like a huge wave. There is a circular cement stage protected by guardrails. It is built with a huge stone in the middle and with benches where you can sit and wait for each wave to touch you.

Highlights: Remarkably, it is a place for a perfect photo shoot and thus newly wedded couples and honeymoon goers come to the site to be a part of the amusing photos with these crashing waves as the stunning background. Near the site, you will see a stone slab with inscriptions saying, strong currents, dangerous shore break, slippery rocks, sudden drop off and so on.

These are the precautionary suggestions to each visitor to take care of yourself to prevent from falling onto the waves. Visiting the place and enjoying the high waves are at your own risk. But the views are extraordinary to pull a lot of people toward the site regardless the risk factors behind it.

Location: Peninsula Island, Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

The Pirates Bay

 It is on the sandy coast of the peninsula, exactly at the north eastern part. There you can see multiple tree houses where you can enjoy climbing up to the top and watch the sea and the surroundings very well. On the shore, there are thatch roofed beach huts, bonfires, huts, tents, picket fences etc.

Highlights: The concept was established in 2012 and since then it has been claimed to attract thousands of tourists because of the uniqueness and the distinguished charm. The master attraction is the pirate ship which is a salvaged wooden boat, reconstructed and decorated with sails and blackjacks. At the Pirates Bay, people can enjoy doing the flying fox, rope walks, swinging bridges etc. 

After sunset, you will be invited to penetrate into an amazing scenario highlighted with beach torches and candle lit dinner. Romantic couples will definitely fall for it. Families also find this place packed with entertainment and fun to the maximum. Kids will love to participate in treasure hunt games and amazing races.

Opening hours: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Price range: Depending on the package and activities you choose, the price varies as well as the food items also cost separately.

Location: The Bay Bali ITDC Area Lot C-0, Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.

Pantai Mengiat

Mengiat is a 800-meter long public sand beach in Nusa Dua's tourist sector. It is a well known Nua Dua attraction for being a peaceful and calm location, ideal for a family holiday. The beach has no strong waves, making swimming with kids a breeze. Sun loungers, umbrellas, showers for changing clothes, restrooms, and lockers are all available on the beach.

It has a lovely ocean view. Visitors to Mangiata may participate in glass-bottom boat tours, beach volleyball, surfing, snorkelling, parasailing, water skiing, banana and jet skiing, among other beach sports. It is best to visit the place from May to August, to escape the rainy months of December to March.

Ayodya Hotel, Jl.Pantai Mengiat Kawasan ITDC Nusa Dua, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park

The Hindu god Vishnu and his mount, Garuda, a legendary bird that became his friend, are honored in Kencana Cultural Park. The park is around 60 hectares in size and is at a height of 263 meters above sea level. The monument was unveiled in September 2018 and has since become one of the most important Nusa Dua places to see.

The sculpture is believed to weigh about 4000 tonnes and is made up of brass and copper. The Balinese Kecak dance in the amphitheatre, on the other hand, is a one-of-a-kind event that will enthral you and provide you with insight into the natives' traditional rites and dramatic performances.

Uluwatu St, Ungasan, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80364, Indonesia

Geger Temple

Attractions in Bali are never ending. In all sorts, in all types, Bali outshines every other tourist destination in Asia. Nusa Dua plays a crucial role in bringing in more number of visitors to Bali and Geger temple is one of the mostly visited spot here. It is a historical and cultural attraction standing with its head high amidst the long array of modern five star luxury resorts and hotels as Nusa Dua is a glistening tourist area with everything modern and of international standards. 

For capturing some unbeatable visuals of the serenity, Geger temple located at the end of the white stretch of sand and above a limestone cliff gives you the proper space. Early morning is the best time to witness some picturesque beauty of the location with the views of Mount Agung far in the horizon.

Highlights: The greenery trapped the temple, it looks like. The tropical trees encircling the cliff give the temple shades in a proper way and the amazing views of the Indian Ocean and its beach are the prominent offers the temple will give you. The tender atmosphere mixed up with the nature exhibits an unbreakable spell that will bewitch you inescapably.

Location: The temple is located near Geger Beach which is very close to Nusa Dua. It is in Peminge Village and you can reach their by walking also as the beach and the temple are connected closely.

Tanjung Benoa

As every other beachside location in Bali, Tanjung Benoa was also once a fishing spot and dock and now its face has been changed with the presence of star lit hotels and restaurants. The number of tourists arriving at this Nusa Dua attraction is incomparably huge.

Watersports available on the beach are the reason why travelers and tourists love Tanjung Benona as all the activities will leave you a spark of coming back and doing them again, repeatedly.

Activities: Tanjung Benoa is famous for Jet Ski, Parasailing, Sea walking, flying fish,etc.available at reasonable rates. The beach is claimed to be the perfect one for multiple adventure activities since the waves to Tanjung Benoa are calm and safe so that kids can also take part in some of the them.

Highlights: There are numerous water sports providers at the beach that give you different activities at different prices but the safety of the customers is the prime focus of all those providers. All the companies have trained staff to help each customer and they are well informed about the conditions of the sea when it is suitable for water sports and not.

Though the beach is full of tourists and glittering buildings on the shore, the locals have preserved the mangrove marsh on the western side of the entrance. People come here for a group tour or family tour as it is a sedate place making it enjoyable for everyone.

Timings: Water sports on the beach are usually available from 09:00 am to 02:00 pm and after that the seawater will have low tides extending unsuitable conditions to do sports activities.

Location: Tanjung Benoa is located at a distance of 15 kilometers from the international airport and it extends up to 4 kilometers from north of Nusa Dua to Benoa Village.

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Nusa Dua Things To Do FAQs

What are the adventure sports to enjoy in Nusa Dua?

Nusa Dua is a great place to enjoy the adrenaline rush that makes adventure sports exciting and memorable. Renowned primarily for its beaches, water sports reign supreme in Nusa Dua. But there are several other exciting adventure options that you can try out too which will add depth and variety to your holiday. Some of the best adventure sports that can be enjoyed in Nusa Dua include:

  • Adventure Trekking
  • Cycling
  • Rock Climbing
  • Canyoning
  • Jet Packing and Jet Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Flying Fish
  • Quad Biking
  • Jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Sea Walking

Which are the adventures activities to do in Nusa Dua?

Here are some adventures activities to do in Nusa Dua

1. Dua Beach Grill

When on the island, visiting the Dua Beach Grill and tasting its food is one of the top Activities to do in Nusa Dua. Considered amongst the best restaurants to indulge in local Balinese cuisine, the Dua Beach Grill offers spectacular views of the sea and beach, in addition to good food, drinks and ambience.

It is here where you can tuck in fresh seafood, delicious salads and other things like pan-seared scallops with tomato-ginger reduction, coconut chilli chicken and more whilst soaking in the cool sea breeze.

Location: Jalan Pura Geger Sawangan, Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 08:00 p.m

2. Take a boat to Serangan Island

Taking a short boat ride to Serangan Island is one of the most serene Activities to do in Nusa Dua. Also popularly known as Turtle Island, the boat ride here is nothing less than extraordinary. This is because you get to ride on a glass-bottom boat, which allows you a chance to catch sights of beautiful coral reefs, vibrant species of fish as well as other marine creatures.

Upon reaching Serangan Island, you can pay a visit to the Serangan Turtle Island Conservation Centre, where you can interact with turtles, see their eggs and even witness how their newborns are released into the ocean.

Location: Tanjung Benoa, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
Timings: 09:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.
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3. Just Keep Swimming at Nusa Dua Beach
Swimming along the Nusa Dua Beach locally known as Pantai Mengiat can be listed out as one of the best things to do in Nusa Dua. It is the main beach of the entire place and easily accessible. Crystal clear water along with clean white sandy beach spread a peaceful serene atmosphere all the time. Lined by a number of resorts, it is a mainland tourist attraction as well. The waters closer to the beach are obviously meant for swimming and snorkeling.

Also, you can see the wooden fish boats being floating on the water going for fishing in the traditional style. If possible, you will be going for glass-bottom rides as well for an authentic fishing trip. The calm beach is suitable for adults as well as kids since the waves create a smooth playground always.

Location: Nusa Dua Beach, Benoa, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia

Price: No Entry Fee
Timings: Always Open
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4. Where History Meets Culture - Geger Temple

Pura Geger Temple is a sacred and ancient site of worship. Every day many devotees and tourists visit this, one of the most strikingly impressive Nusa Dua Temples. It is a grand Hindu temple with intricate carvings that is also an epitome of cultural things to do in Nusa Dua.

If you visit this temple in the early morning, you get to enjoy a scenic view of the Geger bay as well as the magnificent Mount Agung on the horizon. During full moon and new moon, the Geger temple is swarmed by the devotees. Also, a lot of people reach the temple on Purnama Kanem festival to take part in the celebrations.

Location: Jl. Pura Geger, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Timings: daily - 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Price: Entry free
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5. Visit Turtle Island

The turtle island tour is an interesting tour to visit turtle conservation on the white sandy beaches. It is one of the best activities on this island that offers you a chance to interact with turtles, see their eggs and the little hatchlings. If reached in the right season, you can even witness how they are released into the ocean. So, if you are looking for knowledgeable yet fun things to do in Nusa Dua for kids, this activity is a must.

Additionally, while here, you can also take the glass bottom boat tour to see beautiful corals and various colourful fish. It’s a safe activity to go with family and let your kids learn about the life cycle of turtles.

Location: Tanjung Benoa, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
Timings: Daily - 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Price: INR: 752 & IDR: 150,000
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6. Experience Luxury at Hilton Bali Resort

Want to have private beach access with all the luxuries? Hilton Bali Resort is for you. Wake up every morning with sand under your feet at this cliffside resort that will cater to all your leisure demands for a fuss-free staycation. The amenities are grand, including the infinity pool, spa, kids pool and club, an executive lounge with complimentary snacks, tea, and coffee.

Further, there are many on-site restaurants that are serving authentic Balinese, Japanese, and International cuisines. The Shore Restaurant offers the most splendid dining ambiance with a delectable seafood buffet around stunning scenes of the Indian ocean.

Location: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Timings: Check-in: 3:00 pm Check-out: 12:00 am
Price: INR 9000/day & IDR: 1,794,000/day (Approx)
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What are the various water sports activities in Nusa Dua?

If you’re looking to soak in the sun and breath in the salty air in Nusa Dua, its beaches are the perfect places to enjoy yourself in. There is so much in terms of adventure to be had on the beaches that knowing where to begin can often be confusing. But no matter which adventure activities you indulge in when in Nusa Dua, there is a wealth of memories waiting to be created with them. The best of Nusa Dua’s water sports include:

  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Sea Walking
  • Wakeboarding
  • Parasailing
  • Banana Boat trip
  • Flying Fish

what are the off beat activities to do in Nusa Dua?

Here are some best activities to do

1. Explore the Aquatic World at Tanjung Benoa

Unlimited beach fun coupled with perfect golden sand turn Tanjung Benoa a mind-blowing tourist destination. One of the best things to do in Nusa Dua contains swimming with the aquatic lives here. Multicoloured fishes and other animals underwater open a new vista for pure entertainment and it will shoot up your enthusiasm as well to the next level. Waterskis, water jets, banana boat ride, wakeboards are a few among the most thrilling water-based activities you can indulge in while you visit this unique beach.

In its proximity, there is another but extraordinary beach named Bukit beach as well. Mulia Hotel is also located in the vicinity of Tanjung Benoa. Swim with proper equipment along with the turtles, rare fishes of the island; observe the flora and other types of fauna abundantly seen in the depth.

Location: Jl. Kubu Anyar I No.17, Kuta, Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia

2. Relish a Sunday Brunch at Soleil

The scrumptious choice of food available at the Sunday Bruch at Soleil is favorite for all the visitors. This amazing time that could be spent with your friends and family is one among the best things to do in Nusa Dua. Mulia Hotel is a new hotel that serves a huge collection of luscious traditional items of Indonesia which make the tables look colorful. It is a never-miss destination if you are a foodie; it is sure that you will die for the delicacies once you have food from here.

The traditional food items that consist of oysters, sashimi, tartar, salads, meat and fish grill are some of the featured items to name. Memories will be woven enigmatically afterward pulling you towards the spot again and again. It would be a perfect spot to fulfill the needs of your appetite.

Location: Jl. Nusa Dua, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
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3. Live Your Dream of Becoming Jack Sparrow at The Pirates Bay

Become Captain Jack Sparrow with this chance and feel like you are in the Carribean islands. Image yourself as in the game of treasure hunting while you dine at Pirates Bay. On the beach, you will see a replica of the pirate ship executing the exact atmosphere as it is depicted in the movie. The perfect setting acts as a wonder to your eyes. The tree-house, a bay lookout tower or a pirate’s kitchen can be seen on the sand that looks exactly the same as in the movie.

The whole beach extends the opportunity to make your holiday extravagant with the remarkable settings around. Bonfire, tent, picket fences, pirate costumes etc are available here that soothe your souls. If you are a pirate freak, come and join this package for an ultimate makeover to look like Jack Sparrow or to feel as a member of the pirate family.

Location: The Bay Bali, BTDC Area, Lot C-0, Nusa Dua
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4. Try Out the Surf & Turf Surf Rider

A combination of the beach club and water park, Surf & Turf in Nusa Dua Beach is a go-to destination for adults and kids alike. This place will no doubt make your holidays a fun event whether you're planning a vacation with family or friends.

The water park offers activities like surf rider, space bowl, and various other slides. On the other hand, you can pick to do canoeing or relax in cabanas, sun lounger, and swimming pool with a striking view of Nusa Dua Beach. This unique waterpark is all about hours of fun thrills, light bites, and drinks.

Location: Kawasan Wisata BTDC The Bay Lot C-0, Nusa Dua 80363, Indonesia
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5. Shop at Nusa Dua Night Market

Pasar Senggol is a real market-style spot nestled within the shopping village of Grand Hyatt Hotel in Nusa Dua. It is an unusual shopping endeavour where you get to wander around a traditional Balinese night market with many stores selling an assortment of arts and crafts goods.

Further, around 7:30 pm, you can also revel in a nightly performance of Balinese dancing ranging from Kecak dance to the traditional "Ramayana" ballet. After shopping and show, you can conclude your visit by relishing tasty on-premise buffet food.

Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Nusa Dua Bali
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6. Party at ZJ's Bar & Lounge

This is an affluent nightclub which is a part of The Mulia - Mulia Resort & Villas. The lounge has a classy and comfy indoor with a sophisticated ambiance. Also, the outdoor area has cozy couches, where visitors get to enjoy around the breezy atmosphere and eye-pleasing view of Nusa Dua.

The lounge frequently hosts events featuring international DJs and singers as the guest stars. So, whether you want to groove on the dance floor or crave to relish a delicious meal, this place will definitely make your night happening.

Location: The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas Nusa Dua, Bali
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Which are the best places for scuba diving and snorkeling in Nusa Dua?

Scuba diving and snorkelling form a crucial part of Nusa Dua’s water adventures. If you are heading to the region, it is impossible to miss out on a bout or two of these underwater activities. There are many scuba diving and snorkelling schools to be found in and around Nusa Dua, and you can train with them if you are an absolute beginner. Many resorts around the region also offer opportunities for snorkelling and scuba diving. While you can enjoy the two activities anywhere around the region, some places are better than the rest. These include:


  • Liberty ShipWreck
  • Manta Point
  • Crystal Bay
  • Secret Bay in Gilimanuk
  • Pemuteran
  • Nusa Penida
  • Nusa Lembongan
  • Sanur
  • Padang bai
  • Candidasa
  • Tulamben
  • Amed

Where to go for Camel rides in Nusa Dua?

Camel rides are a unique indulgence in Nusa Dua and can only be enjoyed in a select few places. Beaches are the best places to enjoy camel rides in, and riding atop a camel while it walks through the dappling waves will prove to be a memorable experience for all tourists. You can also engage in village camel safaris in Nusa Dua. Camel rides can be enjoyed at:


  • Jimbaran Beach
  • Nikko Beach
  • Tanjung Benoa

Where can I enjoy rice field trekking and ploughing in Nusa Dua?

Rice fields are a well-known aspect of Bali’s picturesque landscape. The sight of the rippling fields stretching out to the horizon is a beautiful one to experience, and trekking through these fields is a fairytale experience. Light mists forever hang delicately upon the crops, and the scents of fresh earth and blossoming plants delight the senses, bringing peace and harmony to your being. While rice field treks can be enjoyed anywhere in Nusa Dua, some great locations include:

  • Jatiluwih Rice Terraces
  • Tegallalang Rice Terraces
  • Tanah Lot Rice Terraces

Which are the best locations for windsurfing in Nusa Dua?

Windsurfing is very popular amongst tourists in Nusa Dua. Zooming through the salty seas is a wonderful way to create lasting memories of your time in the region, and can be enjoyed at most of the beaches around Nusa Dua. Some of the best locations for windsurfing in the region include:

  • Black Sand Beach
  • Sanur - Kite Beach
  • Geger
  • Tanjung Benoa
  • Pecat

Where can I enjoy Golfing in Nusa Dua?

If you are looking for some alternate adventure during your trip in Nusa Dua, golfing is a great pastime to enjoy. And golfing in Nusa Dua, with its lush natural greenery and vast, open spaces, is an experience unlike any other. It gives you the chance to enjoy the leisure of golfing along with the serenity of the environment together, thereby making for a lovely activity. Some places where golfing can be enjoyed include:

  • Bali National Golf Club
  • New Kuta Golf
  • Bali Beach Golf Course
  • Bukit Pandawa Golf and Country Club

What are the activities to do at Pirates Bay in Nusa Dua?

The Pirates Bay in Nusa Dua is a pirate themed restaurant and open-air cafe in the Nusa Dua peninsula. It offers a wide range of options with regard to seafood. One can enjoy a lot more than just food here, since the party culture runs deep in Pirates Bay. Some great activities to enjoy in Pirates Bay are:


  • Enjoy the sight of the sea from the small tree houses
  • Enjoy bonfires
  • Enjoy relaxing on the pirate styled stranded ship in the middle of the Bay
  • Children can enjoy rope walks, flying foxes
  • Children can participate in treasure hunts
  • Musical evenings
  • Cooking together


Where can I go for parasailing in Nusa Dua?

Parasailing in Nusa Dua is a wonderful way to indulge in adventure. Soaring through the skies as the seas roll below you and paddy fields wave friendlily is an experience that leaves behind beautiful memories that last for life. There are many places where you can enjoy parasailing in Nusa Dua, including:

  • Tanjung Benoa beach
  • Denpasar
  • Kuta beach
  • Pecat

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Reviewed: 22 Sep 2016
West Bali is simply beautiful and offers an array of adventure activities to indulge in, these days tourism agents have understood our needs and are customizing our trips and giving, I am an adventure lover and so I took up this two day and one night adventure tour to Bali. West Bali is one place th... Read More

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