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.
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.
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.
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.