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A must-visit travel destination in Indonesia, Nusa Dua is a well-maintained area in South Bali. Spread over a peninsula, Nusa Dua is located just 40km from Denpasar, the capital of Bali. Famous for its outstanding beaches and serene waters, the area features high end hotels dotted around well-manicured lawns. Nusa Dua offers visitors some very exciting things to see and do and is a fabulous place to visit with friends and family. From adrenaline pumping sports to relaxing on the beach, visitors to Nusa Dua can enjoy the best that Bali has to offer. Nusa Dua is a beautiful place to relax, consisting of a complex of hotels and resorts, and surrounded by beautiful scenery and a number of beaches. The beaches in the area are quite calm and ideal for non-swimmers and children. The area is secluded and allows travellers to enjoy privacy and a number of fun-filled activities. Geger Beach is the main beach in Nusa Dua. It is a public beach and is quite safe for swimming. Along the beach there is a site known as 'water blow', where waves splash along the rocks giving an effect of water blowing up. Other good beaches in the area are Blue Point Beach and the Pandawa Beach. From Nusa Dua visitors can take boats to the Serangan Island also known as the Turtle Island. There are several water sport activities that visitors can enjoy around Nusa Dua. There is a small mall in Nusa Dua; the Bali Collection. There are several shops in the mall that offers different things and some good souvenirs....more

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A must-visit travel destination in Indonesia, Nusa Dua is a well-maintained area in South Bali. Spread over a peninsula, Nusa Dua is located just 40km from Denpasar, the capital of Bali. Famous for its outstanding beaches and serene waters, the area features high end hotels dotted around well-manicured lawns. Nusa Dua offers visitors some very exciting things to see and do and is a fabulous place to visit with friends and family. From adrenaline pumping sports to relaxing on the beach, visitors to Nusa Dua can enjoy the best that Bali has to offer.

Nusa Dua is a beautiful place to relax, consisting of a complex of hotels and resorts, and surrounded by beautiful scenery and a number of beaches. The beaches in the area are quite calm and ideal for non-swimmers and children. The area is secluded and allows travellers to enjoy privacy and a number of fun-filled activities.

Geger Beach is the main beach in Nusa Dua. It is a public beach and is quite safe for swimming. Along the beach there is a site known as 'water blow', where waves splash along the rocks giving an effect of water blowing up. Other good beaches in the area are Blue Point Beach and the Pandawa Beach. From Nusa Dua visitors can take boats to the Serangan Island also known as the Turtle Island. There are several water sport activities that visitors can enjoy around Nusa Dua.

There is a small mall in Nusa Dua; the Bali Collection. There are several shops in the mall that offers different things and some good souvenirs.

Nearby Airports

The nearest airport to Nusa Dua is the Ngurah Rai International Airport. The airport is located about 20-30 minutes from Nusa Dua. Pre-paid taxis are easily available from the airport to Nusa Dua and ideally cost Rp 95,000 and 110,000 for a one-way trip. Most of the hotels and resorts offer free airport pick-up and drops.

Halal Restaurants

There are a few halal restaurants in Nusa Dua. The best Muslim-friendly restaurant in Nusa Dua is Raja's Balinese Restaurant (halal certified). Faces Restaurant and Bawang Merah Restaurant offer some delicious vegetarian options, however it is best for visitors toenquire before dining.

Mosques

There are quite a number of mosques within close reach of Nusa Dua. Some mosques in Nusa Dua and around the area are Masjid Ibnu Batutah, Masjid Al Fattah, etc.

Things to Do and See in Nusa Dua

  • Pantai Geger/ Geger Beach
  • Pasifika Museum
  • Serangan Island
  • Blue Point Beach
  • Pandawa Beach
  • Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa | A Halal Sanctuary In The Heart Of Nusa Dua, Bali

    Imagine crystal blue waters, the pristine strip of beach with fine golden sand. A private sanctuary right one of Bali's most relaxing provinces – Nusa Dua. Wake up to the best sites of nature and savor being just five minutes away from the beach. via GIPHY Take a breather from the hustle and bustle of life when you're a Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa. Meet the locals and experience the amazing Bali hospitality. This 5-star sanctuary was designed with accents of the Indonesian culture in a serene botanical setting. Here, you'll breathe the new ambiance and be surrounded by the beautiful architecture and natural elements that resemble Bali.  Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Just 15 minutes away from the airport, you don't have to ever worry about having to sit through a long bumpy ride. This also means that you could leave a little later than usual before catching your flight back home. Image Credit: Nate Johnston on Unsplash The best time to visit Nusa Dua is some time between the end of May till the end of October – from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). During this time, Nusa Dua is in the high season of clear blue skies with temperatures ranging from 24°C to 25°C on cooler days and 30°C to 31°C on warmer days.  Also Read: Pop By These Hidden Gems Of Bali The Next Time You're On This Island The Rooms Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Nusa Dua understands that everyone has different preferences and styles, hence whilst you have the choice of bigger deluxe family rooms constructed to satisfy tired parents and excitable children, or deluxe rooms that offer just the right amount of space for solo or couples. There are also opportunities to splurge in a personalized manner and be transported to your dream. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Authentic hardwood floors, spacious balconies with the view of lush tropical gardens and perfectly crisp bedsheets and intricate wood carvings that accentuate the Bali ambiance. The rooms in Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa captures Balinese luxury and identity in even into the littlest details of the room.  Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Palace Club Lagoon Wake up to their immaculate outdoor lagoon and when the sun starts beaming, lounge at the patio just outside your room or take a quick dip in their outdoor pool. The Palace Club Lagoon Room and suites give you instant access to Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa's various pools or savor the breathtaking view, peering over palm trees at their spacious balconies. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Royal Residence The Royal Residence incorporates vintage drapery, heavy textiles, vintage wood within 2 levels. It ensures to encapsulate what classic Balinese royals once experienced. The Balcony extends out into the pool and garden views and it also has a private plunge pool for the whole family. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Nusa Dua Suite The Nusa Dua Suite gives a homely feel, with different levels, neutral and warm tones. It has an upper level with encompassing views of the palm trees line the beach. The separate living area truly makes you feel you have rented a home in Bali. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Batur Suite The Batur Suite ensures that people who enjoy the outside nature, are gifted with a sleek lagoon swimming pool, decks for sunbathing all in a modern marble feel as well as a lush tropical garden. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Agung Suite The Agung suite with its white and lighter tones has an airy feel, with a spacious living area. The mature designs, making it the perfect place for 4 adults to come to relax their stresses away in a highly deserving manner. Note: Feel free to request for a copy of the local prayer time table to keep track of your prayers.  Also Read: Get Your Dream Floating Breakfast And Feel Like Royalty For A Day At These 5 Resorts in Bali! The Spa Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Nusa Dua Spa A 5-star hotel with a 5-star top-notch spa makes the trip here an unforgettable experience. Nusa Dua Spa makes it their mission to offer traditional Balinese beauty and spa treatment. The product they use has been a national treasure to Balinese women for centuries. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Nusa Dua Spa They encapsulate modern luxuries that do not stray from providing their cherished clients with a genuine Balinese experience they will never forget; with coffee and lime body scrubs, milk baths, body, and skin oils that are carefully pressed, natural essential oils to relieve tensions, mixtures of spices, herbs, and plants native to Bali. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Nusa Dua Spa The Nusa Dua spa ensures to offer a relaxing, restful but also healing wellness experience as well as a traditional experience that could only be experienced in Bali. Dining The dining options are balanced at just enough for your stay of a week, 7 options to experience. Here is a break down of your breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Raja’s Balinese Cuisine Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa has four Halal-certified restaurants, each set to serve different types of cuisines. The Indonesian council of Majelis Ulama Bali has declared that the food served is Halal and according to the Islamic law. All ingredients and production processes are in accordance with the decree of Fatwa Commission of the Indonesian Council of Majelis Ulama Bali. If you're planning your stay within the Ramadan period, Halal iftar and sahoor will be made available upon request in the 4 restaurants and room services.   Raja’s Balinese Cuisine Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Raja’s Balinese Cuisine For an authentic Balinese experience, this dining experience not only serves award-winning food but it does so in an elegant fine dining ambiance. The architecture is wooden inspired, with engraved wooden planks, high planked ceilings in rich mahogany. This ensures that when your dinner of Kunyit coconut curries, sambal tapas, warm spiced Ayam Betutus arrive all your senses are overfilled with Balinese hospitality. Not forgetting the delectable traditional desserts. Note: The menu has an in-depth description of each meal for newbies. Tamarind Mediterranean Brasserie Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Tamarind Mediterranean Brasserie This halal-certified restaurant will call you from afar, with its complete structure in wood. The bamboo thatched roof houses an incredible restaurant. The views of the ocean will accompany the wide range of dishes from the west along with side contemporary Asian dishes. From Pizzas to linguine, aubergine dishes to chicken tikka, you can find the traces of Greece, Italy, India on the menu. The options don’t end there, go for dinner for an entirely different menu Tamarind understands the sweet tooth well, with beautiful exotic flavors such as tamarillo, mango and papaya pulp, and mandarins but it also understands classical flavors with inclusions of Toblerone, chocolate, and vanilla. Maguro Asian Bistro Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Maguro Asian Bistro If you are craving a different type of Asian cuisine, namely Hong Kong styled street foods, Japanese sushi or Korean barbecues, Maguro condenses the variety of Asian foods into a hip cool setting beside the pool. The fresh seafood will explode in flavor, the combinations of fresh local fruit and spices of Bali to add a kick to your dishes do not fail to spice up the holiday you’re experienced. There is also an international dessert list. Wedang Jahe Restaurant Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Wedang Jahe Restaurant Set in an idyllic setting with Balinese women artistically painted on a brick wall. The restaurant doesn’t offer a menu online due to its endless choices that change. Just be prepared for a mixture of local dishes as well as international ones. There you have it, Nusa Dua Hotel and Spa. You have an opportunity to make your dream holiday come true. Free Download: Wonderful Indonesia | Get Your Halal Travel Guide Address: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali 80361, IndonesiaPrice Range: IDR 1,778,502 onwardsMosques Nearby: Masjid ITDC Nusa Dua                                Masjid Agung Ibnu BatutahHalal Food Nearby: Bebek Tepi Sawah Nusa Dua                                   Queens of India Nusa Dua Website | Facebook | Instagram  ...

  • Witness Beauty And Experience Excitement At These 9 Islands In Indonesia!

    The archipelago of Indonesia is made up of at least 17,000 islands which are blissful spots that will entice anyone yearning for a tropical getaway. You can get immersed in the local culture when you visit the islands in Indonesia, and marvel at the unique features of each island. If exploring tropical jungles or enjoying the vibrant sunset on a secluded beach sounds appealing, a vacation in Indonesia might be just what you need. Here are 9 of the most exciting and beautiful islands in Indonesia you should visit for your next trip! Visit These Amazing Mosques in Surabaya - Indonesia 1. Bali Picture: NomadCapitalist Bali attracts numerous travelers for its charm - from natural beauty to city attractions, and of course beaches. You can also stay at eco-lodges or traditional style hotels for a unique experience. There is just so much to explore and boredom is never an option! You can take in a serene view of the winding green Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud or spend a fun day out at the white sandy beaches of Seminiyak or Jimbaran and take a dip in the clear blue waters. Picture: MountBaturTrekking If you are feeling adventurous, try trekking up the famous Mount Batur to catch the beautiful sunrise. You can even go flyboarding at Tanjung Benoa Beach in Nusa Dua for a great thrill. Last but not least, don’t miss out on a water splashing experience at the Waterbom Bali park especially if you are traveling with your family. Finding Halal food here wouldn'n’t be too hard. You can drop by spots such as Bale Udang or the cafes that line Jimbaran Beach. You can also opt for some delicious seafood or vegetarian options at other dining spots too. 2. Lombok Picture: JourneyEra From luxurious accommodation in tranquil locations to unspoiled natural landscapes, Lombok is really ideal for a peaceful vacation. Lombok is the idyllic getaway for a honeymoon or relaxing vacation in Indonesia, especially if you prefer a chilled-out exception to Bali. It is best known as a surfer’s paradise because of its attractions such as the Tangsi Beach, with its pink sands and excellent spots for diving and snorkeling. If you are a nature buff, trek along Mount Rinjani, where the Segara Ana lake reflects the blue sky or drop by Senaru Village to take in the lush green setting. You have an option to trek to Tiu Kelep Waterfall as well. When it comes to Halal food, Lombok is known to be quite Muslim-friendly. You will easily find great restaurants that serve the local fare, as well as big chain restaurants such as KFC and Mc Donald’s. 3. Gili Islands Picture: Bali Pocket Magazine After Lombok, head down to the Gili Islands to continue your island adventures. Gili Trawangan is ideal for diving and exploring vibrant streets at night, which is great if you are looking for a lively holiday. Gili Meno is just 2km long and great for that peaceful romantic trip and for those looking for a serene spot - and there is a bird sanctuary as well. For thrill seekers, Gili Air has a lot to offer in terms of beach activities such as parasaling. There are plenty of places that serve excellent seafood and more Halal food spots on Gili Trawangan. You can really experience the local flavours at the islands. However, you can enjoy swimming, diving, snorkelling, kayaking or admire the sunset at all three islands mentioned so far. 4. Bintan Island Picture: Bintan Resorts Bintan is a known favourite weekend getaway among Muslim travelers in Singapore. From lush mangrove forests to delightful beaches and plenty of engaging water sports - there is something for the adventurers and beach loungers alike! Some of the highlights of Bintan island include the seaplane rides, where you can get an impressive view of the island scenery, and the Sultan of Riau Grand Mosque on Penyengat Island. Bintan Island is dotted with gorgeous resorts which makes this the perfect spot for relaxation, honeymoons or big family vacations. You will be pleased to know that finding Halal food won’t be a problem here - you can easily visit the Pujasera Hawker Stalls or simply go for the delicious seafood options. There is a popular restaurant known as Sederhana Restaurant Nasi Padang as well. 5. Wakatobi Islands Picture: Wakatobi.com The Wakatobi Islands are best known for diving and snorkeling spots that are teeming with brightly colourful marine life and coral gardens. If you are a beginner or an advanced diving enthusiast, do drop by The Wakatobi National Park where you can appreciate the underwater scenery. The island is located within the Coral Triangle and is ideal for an escapade for something quieter rather than the ever-popular Bali. If you prefer something more engaging – motorcycle tours, kayaking, and kitesurfing are some of the livelier things to do on the Wakatobi Islands. It might be a bit hard to locate Halal food on the Wakatobi Islands, but there are few spots such as WarKop Sombu DIVE and Kopi Paste Shop that you can visit. There are plenty of seafood options here as well. 6. Flores Picture: CruiseMapper This beautiful island with lush greenery gets its name from the Portuguese word ‘flores’ which means flowers. The island beaches are known for their pinkish sand that frames the blue waters. You can swim or dive in this serene paradise. Some of the unique aspects of the island include the uniquely beautiful crater lakes on Mount Kelimutu with their ever-changing colours. Liang Bua Limestone Cave, is another unique aspect of this island. Home to a number of fossils, it would definitely appeal to trekkers and backpackers. In addition, when it comes to Halal food options, there are a few restaurants that serve Halal food such as Blue Corner and Warung Mama. You can stick to seafood or vegan/vegetarian options as well. 7. Komodo Island Picture: Unesco World Heritage Centre After your trip to Flores, head to the home of the famous Komodo dragons – Komodo Island. This island, with its diverse marine life and gorgeous coral gardens, is ideal for those who enjoy diving and snorkeling. You can stroll along the pink sandy beaches and enjoy the beautiful sunset too. Even though island is quite popular among tourists, don’t let that deter you from enjoying the wonderful scenery or going trekking among the dormant volcanoes. Of course, you must visit the famous Komodo National Park to observe the Komodo dragons and enjoy the wonderful outdoors. Do note that there are very few restaurants on the Island. However, the island has a Muslim majority so you have high chances of finding Halal food options. Do not hesitate to ask the locals for help. 8. Belitung Picture: Indonesia.Travel Belitung is a peaceful getaway from the bustle. Located east of Sumatra, it is notable for its white sandy beaches lined with large granite boulders. You can enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters, or go snorkeling to admire the diverse marine life and bright corals at the Tanjung Tinggi Beach or Tanjung Kelayang. Some island highlights include the Danau Kaolin or the Blue Lake where you can take insta-worthy photos. You can also climb the old lighthouse on Pulau Lengkuas for a bird’s eye view of the area. When it comes to Halal food options, you can stop for some delicious seafood at Pulau Kapayang or enjoy most of the restaurants on Belitung as the island is a seafood heaven. However, it might be hard to locate Halal restaurants on this island. 9. Nusa Lembongan Picture: AirBali Nusa Lembongan is a tropical paradise which is located southeast of Bali. The first things you will notice as you approach the island are azure waters and unique rock formations. Along with some great resorts, the island is another spot that is extremely popular for snorkeling and diving sites. If you’re for up something adventurous, you can head to the famous Blue Lagoon for cliff diving! Nusa Lembongan is ideal for beach lovers who doesn’t mind small crowds and loves breathtakingly gorgeous ocean scenery. From catching the sunset at Jungut Batu Beach to unwinding at Mushroom Bay, this island is a great spot for a beach holiday in Indonesia. Unfortunately, finding Halal food on this island will be quite a challenge. However, you can stick to the seafood or vegetarian/vegan options during your stay. Read more about Indonesia...

  • Finding Mosques in Bali

    Bali, the ideal holiday destination to rejuvenate your thoughts. A land where nature meets culture, with jaw-dropping views, spectacular waves and stunning sunsets. Enter into a very exotic and warm atmosphere that will leave you breathless. While Bali is renowned for its beauty and staggering beaches, visiting its mosques will plunge you into a spiritual realm that is otherworldly. More on Bali Find a Halal Hotel in Bali   1. Masjid Ibnu Batutah Picture Credit - duniamasjid.islamic-center.or.id Located in Nusa Dua, the Masjid Ibnu Batutah shares ground with a Hindu temple as well as a Christian church.The Masjid comprises 2 levels: the first one is used for educational purposes and Qur'an recitations, while the second floor is dedicated for praying. Location: Puja Mandala, Jalan Kuruksetra, Nusa DuaTel: +62 (0)361 771 010 Facebook   2. Masjid Agung Sudirman Picture Credit - www.masjidagungsudirman.com Masjid Agung Sudirman is situated in the city center of Denpasar. Known for being the largest Masjid in the island, the Agung Sudirman Masjid has gained popularity amongst the locals as well as tourists for its original architectural structure. Designed with an almost wall-less feature, the Masjid is highly appreciated by Muslims for its natural ventilation, making it an ideal place to pray the night prayer or organize Islamic events. Location: Jalan Slamet Riyadi, Dauh Puri, DenpasarTel: +62 (0)361 264 595   3.Masjid Ar-Rahmat Picture Credit - Sylvia Nurhadi, vienmuhadi.com Found in Kuta, Masjid Ar-Rahmat is one of the most visited Masjids in Bali. It is very popular amongst Muslim tourists, which makes it a place where different nationalities and ethnicities meet. During the Friday prayers, the Masjid is filled with Muslims who come from different countries and nations. Location: Jalan Raya Kuta No.75, KutaTel: +62 (0)361 224 435   4. Masjid Nurul Huda Gelgel Picture Credit - situsbudaya.id With its 17 meters tall minaret, it is impossible not to notice the Nurul Huda Gelgel Masjid. Built during the 13th century, this Masjid is the oldest Masjid found in Bali. It is located in the center of one of Bali's largest Muslim communities. The history of this Masjid dates back from the times of a Hindu King whose 40 soldiers converted to Islam while returning from a royal meeting. Location: Jalan Waturenggong, Kampung Gelgel, Klungkung   5. Masjid Nurul Huda Tuban Picture Credit - phinemo.com The Nurul Huda Tuban is another Masjid which is international in nature. Situated in the vicinity of the Ngurah Rai International Airport, the Nurul Huda Tuban Masjid welcomes Muslim travelers, tourists as well as staff of the airport. Location: Jalan Ngurah Rai, Tuban   6. Masjid Besar Al Huda Picture Credit - bimasislam.kemenag.go.id Located on the main road of Tabanan, Majid Al Huda can barely go unnoticed with its imposing green dome. With a capacity of up to 2,000 people, the Masjid is divided into 2 sections, where the first section is dedicated to praying and the second one, to Quranic studies. Due to its accessibility, the Masjid is visited daily by locals as well as Muslim tourists for prayers. Location: Jalan Ahmad Yani, Kediri, Abian Tuwung, TabananTel: +62 (0)857 3700 2959   7. Masjid At-Taqwa Picture Credit - indoplaces.com Another edifice that Muslim tourists will notice easily, with its twin minarets facing the main road and imposing structure. Found in Denpasar near the Bali Police Head Quarters, Masjid At-Taqwa is daily visited by a number of worshipers, including members of the police force as well as the public. Location: Komplek Polda Bali, Jalan WR Supratman, Denpasar   8. Masjid Raya Ukhuwwah Picture Credit - simas.kemenag.go.id Found near the Kumbasan Night Market, the Raya Ukhuwwah Masjid is principally occupied by shop owners. Located in the commercial part of Bali, the Masjid rents out spaces to the traders, whereby the money of the rented places is invested in the Masjid. Location: Jalan Kalimantan No.19, Dauh Puri Kangin, DenpasarTel: +62 (0)361 248 868   9. Masjid Baitul Makmur Picture credit - www.cendananews.com Unlike the other Masajids who are imposing and easily found, the Baitul Makmur is found away from the main road. The Baitul Makmur Masjid is, however, a well-maintained building with the capacity of welcoming up to 700 worshipers daily. Quranic lectures are held on a weekly basis in Baitul Makmur Masjid, and foreign preachers are sometimes invited. Location: Jalan Gunung Merbuk No.4, Tegal Kertha, West Denpasar, Denpasar   10. Masjid Agung Al-A'la Picture credit - ayra_jo5, flickr.com Being the central place of worship of Gianyar , Masjid Agung Al-A'la is situated a few kilometers away from the Gianyar Night Market. It is known amongst the locals as "Gianyar Masjid. Tourists can stop by to pray if they are in the vicinity or just want to relax a bit. Location: Jalan Kesatrian No.16, Gianyar Facebook   Find a Mosque near you in Bali Find a Halal Restaurant near you in Bali...

  • A Muslim Traveler's Guide to Bali : Exploring Hidden Gems in Bali

    In today's society, sustainability has become an important aspect to life, which has gradually improved over the years and has brought people closer to one another. In addition, different cultures can be discovered throughout different parts of the world. Just south of the equator and east of Java, lies a small Indonesian island recognized as Bali. We know of Bali as a beach heaven, a place for rest, relaxation and a great tan. But few people know the hidden gems in Bali, the places that could take your travel adventures to the next level and reveal the cultural significance of Bali. The Balinese people are a momentous example of how culture has been formed through art, food production, marriage, social organization, and religion. If you don’t experience the extraordinary, you’ll never know what you’ve been missing out.   Check out the best period to travel to Bali   Best vacation package to Bali   So Go off the beaten track and discover Bali through our Muslim- friendly guide to hidden attractions around this Island!   Photoshoot in the Sacred and Secret Canyon of Sukawati Photo Credit - www.bestthingstodoinbali.com   Although Bali is best known for amazing beaches and beautiful rice paddies, Bali also has plenty of Canyons and beautiful rock formations which maybe new to some Muslim travellers. The Guwang Hidden Canyon – yes, people named it as hidden as the location – is located in Guwang, a small village in Sukawati, Gianyar Regency just around 30 minutes from the city center of Denpasar through Bypass Ida Bagus Sumantra. You might find that entrance of the canyon is next to the temple, Pura Dalem Guwang.   For any artist, photographer, creative, or simply anyone who wants to be wowed by a real life view of nature’s masterpiece – this secret canyon is a must-visit in your muslim-friendly travel to Bali.   Located Near Pura Beji Guwang in Sukawati, it is just a short 5 – 10 minutes walk along the shallow river. However, do take note that some climbing over rocks are required to reach the canyon. You will also pass a river, which may very in depth and flow. Many parts of the river are very shallow, but some can be deeper than it seems so watch your step. Don’t worry about looking for Bali Travel Guides For Muslim Travelers in Bali as there are many available in Bali that can direct you to find halal food in Bali. You can also browse our Muslim Travel Blog before you visit this Bali for more information.   Travel to Bali, Indonesia   Plan your Muslim-friendly family tour to Bali now!     Take a camel on a joyride in Nikko Beach Nusa Dua Photo Credit - www.bernardbaliadvisor.com Would you like to try unusual things in Bali? Then, take a camel on a joyride on the beach with the white sands of Nusa Dua Bali and immerse yourself in the nature around it with the surrounding temples. The Camel Safari in Bali is as popular as an Elephant Safari. The Bali Camel Safari have packages that include lunch at the restaurant of Nikko Bali Resort or at seafood restaurant in Jimbaran. On the back of these camels, the view is picturesque - you can even have a brief Middle-Eastern moment right here in Bali. There are many photogenic places for potential wedding photo shoots along the way and also chances to stop for some refreshing and complimentary drinks by friendly locals.   Beside that, if you want to find nearby mosques and prayer places in Bali, Nusa Dua, you can visit the Ibnu Batutah Grand Moswue. The mosque is right next to a Hindu temple and a Christian church. It features dominant gold-yellow linings in its exterior and a prism-shaped roof.   Plan your Halal trip to Bali, Indonesia now!     Get Picnic on Bukit Teletubbies, Nusa Penida Photo Credit - www.www.thebalibible.com   Another unusual thing to do in Bali is picnic on Bukit Teletubbies. The name is a reference to the rounded green hills that were home to the fuzzy aliens from the children’s television program. During or just after the rainy season is when the hills are a vivid green and most resemble the cutesy world of our gobbledygook speaking space critters is the best time to visit there.   You can also find nearby Halal food in Bali, and there are so many restaurants to visit. If you want to enjoy Indonesia cuisine, do visit Warung Pondok Nusal Penida, a cute little breezy place right on the beach. Enjoy well-prepared Indonesian dishes and seafood (or an odd international dish or two) while taking in the views to Bali. You might want to try the 'seaweed mocktail' dessert as well.   Find nearby Halal restaurants in Bali   Visit Ubud Art and Culture Photo Credit - www.baligreentour.com   Maybe you know the book and movie Eat, Pray, Love, yes it caused Ubud to be famous and became epicenter of Balinese art and culture. This is where the modern Balinese art movement was born, with the surrounding royal palaces and temples acting as the main patrons. Until now several excellent local museums and galleries can be found to celebrate its evolution and traditions. Art gazing is particularly rewarding here, as many collections are housed in traditional Balinese buildings surrounded by serene tropical gardens.   For an overview of Balinese art, your first stops should be Agung Rai Museum of Art(ARMA) and the Neka Art Museum, which lie within a short stroll of the Ubud Monkey Forest. Both display works spanning from traditional to contemporary works, including kris (ceremonial daggers), photography, and classical wayang (puppet-figure) paintings. Other worthwhile art galleries and museums in the Ubud area include Setia Darma House of Masks & Puppets featuring ceremonial masks from Asia and beyond; Museum Puri Lukisan, which showcases a range of Balinese artistic styles; and the Don Antonio Blanco Museum, at the artist's former home and studio.   FYI, The Bali people also have domestic shrines, which portrays carved figures of god like deities. Culture and art throughout Bali has become popular amongst tourist. It has become an asset to the Island, which has given them the opportunity to continue to create cultural art, while helping their economy. The men typically make paintings, sculptures, and musical instrument. While the women put the dyes and weaves together. The art that they create is unique because it is intertwined with their culture and religion.   If shopping for art is more your style, don't miss the the Ubud Art Market. You will find many things there, this labyrinth of stalls brimming with carvings, sculptures, jewelry, sarongs, paintings, and homewares is one of the top tourist attractions in town as well.   What to do and see in Bali   We’ve had the adventure of a lifetime discovering these hidden gems in Bali. Go forth and have the time of your life!   Check out shopping places in Bali  Find nearby Halal food and restaurants in Bali, Indonesia Halal/Muslim-friendly travel and holiday packages to Bali Where to find Halal food in Bali   ...

  • Beautiful Bali - Is the Food Halal?

    If you're looking for Halal food in Bali, this article is for you. Bali is one of the top tourist destinations in the world with wildlife, nature and beautiful islands to visit. However, finding restaurants and hotels serving Halal food in Bali is not too hard, but most places will not have a 100% Halal-certification. Most of Balinese cuisine contains pork, but there are plenty of other dishes that you can enjoy. Well known items like sate are prepared with chicken, beef and other meats including pork and might sometimes be placed together. The main issue in almost all places is that food is not served as 100% Halal, but is usually free of pork and pork based items and alcohol. Before you order your meal, ask the owner or manager of the restaurant about the food items they serve. Where to Find Halal Food in Bali Denpasar, Kuta and Seminyak have become popular tourist spots for Muslims in Bali since there are a number of Muslim-owned warungs or street vendors. There are many of warungs who sell local cuisine and Muslims in Bali can experience traditional and authentic food too. Some cafés and warungs in Jimbaran noted for their seafood do not serve pork or alcohol but it is always better if you check before ordering. In Ubud, the uplands of Bali, there are places with vegetarian options but first inquire if they serve alcohol as most them do.  You can stick to ordering seafood and vegetarian items but ask the staff beforehand whether any pork is a part of the meal preparation. Halal Restaurants in Bali to Visit Most of the chain restaurants like Pizza Hut, McDonalds and KFC are Halal-certified but then you would miss out on traditional cuisine. Most Muslims in Bali also recommend the Nasi Padang restaurant chain which is not only Halal certified, but owned by Muslims too. In the Discovery shopping mall you can even find restaurants in the food court with the Halal logo displayed. Before going ahead with your travel plans get online, search for Halal-certified restaurants and make a list when you can, just to be prepared or ask any friends for their recommendations. for more information about Nasi Padang, click here! Finding Muslim-Friendly Facilities in Bali To ensure Muslim-friendly holidays, the less stressful way to go would be by traveling on a Halal tour package where you are assured you will be taken to restaurants that serve Halal food in Bali and stay in hotels with Muslim-friendly facilities in Bali. For a Muslim honeymoon in Bali, look for special tour packages with meals and entertainment included as there are holiday villas you can stay in and be directed to Halal restaurants for meals.  But there is a significant rise in Muslim tourists from Asia and the Middles East, so hotels are now trying to provide more Muslim-friendly facilities in Bali to make visiting Muslims in Bali feel more welcome. You will find mosques located in Denpasar, North and South Kuta and Nusa Dua. Traveling Muslims in Bali can now experience Muslim-friendly holidays since there are Halal certified hotels and villas that can be checked for their certification online, or by getting information from the management. Click here for more Muslim-friendly guides to Indonesia ...



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