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10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise


If Bali feels a bit hectic and you’re aching for some time on quiet beaches, or a surf break that isn’t full of other surfers, take a look at Nusa Lembongan, just a 30-minute ferry ride away from Bali.

Just a hop and skip away from mainland Bali, the Nusa Lembongan offers a refreshing change from the hustle and bustle of busy Bali locations and it is perfect for a relaxing day trip.

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-1 Stepping onto Nusa Lembongan feels like taking a step back in time to Bali 20 years ago, with less development and tourists. Although, smart Indonesian have built some very innovative things to draw the attention of tourist from all over the globe(the beauty of Lembongan is still the prime reason). If you are someone who is planning a Bali trip, check out the best experience you can take in Nusa Lembongan. We're sure after reading them; you won't be able to stop yourself from adding Nusa Lembongan to your Bali trip.

Stay In Luxurious Accommodations

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-2 Accommodation choices are plentiful on Nusa Lembongan but why settle for a hotel room when you can book a private Villa? No matter you are travelling with friends, family or your better half, Lembongan Beach Club & Resort is one the best place to stay. Set on Jungut Batu beach, Lembongan Beach Club & Resort overlooks the ocean while giving all the facilities like private pool villas, multi cuisine restaurants & bars, spa centres and multiple water activities. Although, it has many surf break options but if you are not an intermediate or advanced surfer, afternoon by the pool on a sun lounger is an excellent alternative. We bet you will love it to the core of your heart.

See Devil's Tears

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-3 Have you ever dreamt of a place where waves crash along the cliffs sending spray high in the air? Well, if this is the case, Lembongan can make your dream come true. Being one of the most famous attractions on the island, Devil's Tear is an easy drive from the central area in Lembongan. If you want to see the power of the ocean, this is the place. Just be careful if visiting this place as it is not uncommon for people to slip or even a massive wave to come and sweep you off. Swimming here is a big NO as the tides below the cliff are very strong and can bash you against the rock wall. This is a much better place to click some epic Instagram shots as the blue water, and green algae add vivid contrast to photos of the drama.

Take a Mangrove Boat Tour

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-4 If you need a break from the beach and sun and you’ve never experienced a mangrove ecosystem, Mangrove boat tour is a great ‘filler’ activity. The mangrove forest along the eastern side of Nusa Lembongan is extensive. The thick, shady tangle provides shelter to many interesting species. Although touring the mangrove forest isn’t “big” among the things to do in Nusa Lembongan, it’s a good option for bird lovers—especially ones in search of kingfishers.

For just $5-6, you get to kick back and enjoy the ride as the older local lads paddle the ‘gondola’ style boat through the mangrove-filled estuaries. This 20-minute boat ride is cheap, peaceful and fascinating if you are into the environment.

Drive Across The Yellow Bridge & Visit Nusa Ceningan

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-5 located on the south side of the island, the Yellow Bridge connects Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan, the iconic bridge is another famous spot. Although it collapsed in October 2016, it has been rebuilt stronger and opened again paving the way for the local to travel, tourism to thrive, and selfie-loving Instagrammers for the perfect shot. Well, this was about the bridge, now let's talk about the smallest of Nusa Islands, Nusa Ceningan. It is a bit more laid back, and the colour of the water around most of the island is baby blue. There are some really good cafes where you can enjoy the blues of the ocean and the sky with your margarita. Sounds interesting, right? You go once and thank us later for the suggestion.

Enjoy Various Water Sports

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-6 Clean waters, a variety of exquisite fish and tanned people welcoming you, that's what Nusa Lembongan has in store for you. Activities like Jet ski, kayaking, snorkelling will fulfil your primary criterion for water sports, and coming to the glass-bottom boat ride; it will enable you to look closely at the beautiful patterned fish in Bali’s waters(especially Manta Rays). Which is the best activity of them all? Without a doubt, it's the Sea Walker. This marine-life exploration activity enables you to walk on the seabed in a simple headgear without going through the anxieties of underwater breathing as are evident in snorkelling or scuba diving. You can literally touch and feed the fish with your own hands and to top it all- a personal photographer accompanies you down under!

Lounging At Dream Beach

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-7 At a small distance from the ‘Devils Tears‘ outcrop lies a land of pristine white sand and possibly one of the best beaches of Bali. This hidden cover is very adeptly named ‘Dream Breach’ – with incredibly soft sand and accompanying turquoise ocean, it's not hard to see why. Further, it’s the only beach on the island with no boats. Moreover, there’s even an adorable swing for the perfect Instagram shots. Being frank, you can spend all day lounging on this beach. There are many quaint restaurants to meet all your refreshment and toilet needs too. Meanwhile, the beach itself is slightly off the main ‘tourist’ track, meaning you’ll often get the cove to yourself!

However, Dream Beach is not one for swimming or cliff jump as a strong swell and massive waves make it quite dangerous. None the less, a visit certainly makes the list of one of the Top Things to do in Nusa Lembongan.

Taste The Lip-Smacking Food

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-8 When it comes to Nusa Lembongan, tasty food options come with it. If you are staying in a villa, you can eat in the inbuilt eateries, or explore the cliff side restaurants. Whereas, Nusa Lembongan has some fantastic Warungs offering amazing traditional Indonesian cuisine too. They might appear very basic from the roadside, but do yourself a favour and step inside, order a few dishes and you will soon be thankful. But what to order? Try granola bowl at breakfast(also pancakes are never a NO), tofu burger, sautéed veggies and chicken, shrimp cocktail, sate in the lunch and Nasi Ayam, Nasi Campur, Bali Guling or Tuna Sambal Matah for dinner. Trust us, if you try out these dishes, you'll definitely come back home with extra weight because the food is so delicious you wouldn't stop.

Learn To Surf

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-9 If you’re keen for a surf, Nusa Lembongan offers three surf breaks for a range of abilities, plus Nusa Ceningan is a destination for experienced surfers. Warm waters and rolling waves are the perfect conditions to learn to surf or re-acquaint yourself with your board. Playgrounds, Lacerations and Shipwrecks depending on conditions are the preferred break for first-timers and those easing back into their surfing mojo!

If we had to recommend where to learn to surf, Monkey Surf School would top our list. With a humble french owner, the team has been in business for more than a decade, and they know all the best spots to learn to conquer the waves. So, just go, grab an expert to help you make it so much easier and FUN!

Sunset Drinks At The Deck

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-10 Residing upon the Lembongan hillside, The Deck is more than just a groovy restaurant/bar. It’s the place you can visit to chill out while soaking up the island atmosphere, write in your journal, shoot off emails if you’re on a ‘working holiday’ and sip on a cocktail while enjoying the sunset. The coffee is quality, the food and beverage list is impressive, and it’s ever so stylish. Make sure you stalk their website and social pages before your trip and visit during the famous ‘Sunday Sunset Sessions’ for a sexy afternoon and night of pumping beats. Well, the pictures is saying enough what the Deck has in store.

Explore The Island On a Two Wheeler

10 Experiences In Nusa Lembongan To Make The Most Of Paradise-11 Get your paddle or motor running and head out on the island roads. For a minimal amount, you can hire a bike/scooter and go exploring. Nusa Lembongan is small, which makes it easy to buzz around in one day. You can hire your bike/scooter from small businesses or straight off the locals who are keen to make some extra dollars. If you can ride then hire your own, otherwise hop on the back with a driver and off you go. Head off over the mountains, along with the coast, to beaches, bays and lookouts. Remember to wear a helmet!

Also, there are very few cars – just some transport vans to take people around the island – so it’s very safe. If you’re up for it, it’s a great way to discover the island.

If you are in and around Bali, don't miss this paradise in a paradise. Trust us, visiting this scenic beauty will turn out to be one of the best decisions of your life. Looking for Bali with Lembongan package? Shoes On Loose have some very exclusive Bali Tour Package.
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