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. From various exhilarating water sports to relaxing beachside attractions, visitors to Nusa Dua can enjoy the best that Bali has to offer.
Nusa Dua is surrounded by beautiful scenery and a number of beaches. The area is secluded, so visitors can enjoy and relax in peace. Geger Beach is the main beach in Nusa Dua. It is a public beach and is quite safe for swimming. There is a site known as 'water blow', where waves splash along the rocks giving the effect of water blowing up.
White sand beaches and turquoise waters aren’t everything Nusa Dua has to offer. This region is famous for its rich culture as well! Visit Melasti Beach to witness the traditional Kecak Dance with a beautiful sunset and crashing waves in the background. Perhaps, take a look at Asian Pacific’s cultural artifacts at Museum Pasifika where you can also volunteer at their workshops learning how to play gamelan, make batik, carve, and many more!
If you are ever looking for anything, go to The Bali Collection—the largest shopping mall in Nusa Dua—where several shops in there offer different kinds of necessities, souvenirs, and local cuisine! You will surely find everything you need in The Bali Collection.
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-ups and drops.
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, but it is best for visitors to enquire before dining. Other famous halal restaurants in Nusa Dua are Natrabu Minang, Jejaton Restaurant, and Warung Mak Ijah.
Masjid Agung Ibnu Batutah is the largest mosque in Nusa Dua. Other famous mosques in this region are Masjid BTDC Nusa Dua and Masjid Puja Mandala. For a closer mosque or praying facility, be sure to ask the locals!