Lembongan is a small island located off the coast of Bali. The island is among the prime attractions of Bali and is a great place to visit. The beaches of Lembongan are fabulous and are the main draw for visitors. Lembongan is separated from Bali by the Badung Strait which spans about 12 km. Lembongan spreads over 8 square kilometers and consists of three major villages. Visitors to Lembongan are sure to enjoy their time on the island. There are several sport activities available in the area and the waters around Lembongan are excellent to explore.
There are mainly two beach areas on the island namely the Jungut Batu and the Mushroom Bay. Jungut Batu is the larger of the two areas and features a variety of facilities. In comparison to Jungut Batu, the area of Mushroom Bay is quite calm and attractive. The area becomes quainter after 3pm. There are also several other beaches on Lembongan like the Paradise Beach, Mushroom Beach, Sandy Beach, Dream Beach, etc.
Visitors to Lembongan have the opportunity of enjoying a wide variety of water sports like swimming, surfing, scuba diving and snorkeling. There are numerous diving sites around Lembongan, as well as several diving shops around the area from where visitors can rent diving gear.
There are a number of shops around the island that offer a variety of items.
The nearest airport to Lembongan is the Bali Ngurah Rai Airport in Denpasar. The airport is about 20 miles from Lembongan. From Bali visitors can take boats to reach Lembongan. There are several scheduled boats that leave from the Sannur Beach and Benoa Harbour.
Finding Muslim-friendly restaurants in Lembongan can be difficult. However there are quite a number of restaurants that serve vegetarian dishes. Seafood is available in plenty in the area and visitors can relish different varieties of both vegetarian and seafood delicacies.
There are no mosques in Lembongan.