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Awesome Things to Do at Nusa Lembongan

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Sep 27, 2019
Nusa Lembongan sounds like a place out of this world. It is a beautiful place in Indonesia to surf and chill out at the beach. This small island is located just off the south east coast of Bali. It has a steady stream of holiday crowd which is attracted to its blue waters and amazing beaches.

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There are many things to do in Nusa Lembongan island. You could laze around on the beach, go exploring on the island or even capture some epic moments during sunset. If you have some time on your hands, make sure you add the beautiful island of Nusa Lembongan to your itinerary.

Reaching Nusa Lembongan

You can take the ferry from Sanur (east Bali) which leaves multiple times a day. If you book it in advance, then a hotel pick up is included. Speak to your travel agent for including Nusa Lembongan in your itinerary.
You could even plan spending a day at Nusa Lembongan. Book a Bali to Nusa Lembongan Cruise Day-trip which will include snorkeling and meals.

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You will be traveling in style on a luxury catamaran. And go around discovering the island with a guide. You can get back to Bali by evening.

Where to Stay at Nusa Lembongan

There are three choices for staying at Nusa Lembongan. Budget backpackers can stay at Swara Homestay. It is completely basic and won’t be a problem if you are here to enjoy the beaches and not the hotel room.
Those opting for a value stay can try the beautiful huts at Sukanusa Luxury Huts. It is a unique accommodation experience which gives you the feel of luxurious island life. Luxury backpackers can try the Tamarind Resort. If you don’t mind spending and want to experience luxury on a cozy island then Tamarind Resort is what you need.

Things to Do During Nusa Lembongan Day Trip

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Snorkeling in Clear Blue Water

The main reason why people love snorkeling at Lembongan is the manta ray. You can get the rare opportunity to see these majestic creatures sail along with you, feeding on plankton. But there is no guarantee of a chance encounter with the manta when snorkeling in Lembongan.

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Try Surfing

Surfing the blue waters of Nusa Lembongan is the most thrilling adventure you can have on your trip. It is not just a game for professional surfers, but beginners can try their hand too. Most of the wave-catching action is concentrated around Jungut Batu.

Take a Walk Around Mangroves

Shady, tangled, thick mangrove forest is the best place to relax and enjoy nature. You can enjoy sighting birds or explore the mangrove with a kayak. You could even enjoy the paid service of numerous guides who will take you on a tour of around 20 minutes.

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is the most sought after things to do at Nusa Lembongan. You can enjoy diving with giant mantas next to you. You could even chance upon the odd-shaped mola-mola fish.

Devil’s Tear

If you wish to spend some time on the dry land, then visit the Devil’s Tear. It is dry-land made from lava. Waves crash on the sea cliffs and send spray high in the air. You could walk north from Dream Beach or south from Sunset beach to reach Devil’s Tear. It is easy to reach using public transportation or renting a scooter.

Explore the Island

If you can ride a scooter, then drive on the back roads of the island. But be careful as the region is quite hilly and has caused numerous accidents. You could try reaching the rocky sea cliffs; visit a few Hindu temples, mangrove forest, and many interesting places to explore.

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You could visit the Devil’s Tear and reach Dream Beach. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant at the cliff overlooking the ocean. There are so many places to explore such as Paradise beach, Mushroom Beach, Tamarind Beach, each offering a unique experience. One day trip to Nusa Lembongan won’t be enough to explore this beautiful island.