Nusa Dua

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Nusa Dua Bali Guide

Nusa Dua is an area in the southern part of Bali, Indonesia, known as an enclave of large 5-star resorts. It is located 22 kilometers from Denpasar, the provincial capital of Bali, and administered under South Kuta District. Nusa Dua means two islands (nusa ‘island’, dua ‘two’), because there are 2 islands in the bay of Bali Tourism Development Corporation area. On the southern side lies Peninsula Island, and on the northern side lies Nusa Dharma Island, which is smaller but shadier, and which contains the Pura/Temple Nusa Dharma

When to Visit Nusa Dua

Peak travel: Jun–Sep & mid-Dec to early Jan.
Climate: warm & tropical year-round, with a rainy season Oct–Mar.
Travelers typically stay 4–9 days.
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Getting to Nusa Dua

By Plane:

The international airport is about 20 to 30 minutes by car and a pre-paid taxi fare from there will cost between Rp 95,000 and 110,000. If you are staying here, then your hotel will no doubt arrange to pick you up at the airport.
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By Taxi / Uber:

Metered taxis (taksi berargo) are available in Nusa Dua and are a relatively cheap and reliable way to get around, especially at night. Avoid any taxi where the driver refuses to put the meter on.
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By Car / Bike:

Nusa Dua is located 40km south of Denpasar, the provincial capital of Bali. Access is easy from the Kuta area (20-30 minutes) and Jimbaran (15 minutes) on the main southern route called Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, which becomes Jalan Bypass Nusa Dua as it approaches the enclave.

By Bus:

Public transport is far from regular in the area, but some bemos from Tegal terminal in Denpasar do ply the main bypass.

Accommodation in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua offers a wide rage of accommodation and places to stay. From Luxury resorts to cheap hotels. 3 Star Hotel Average $35 a night

Budget Accommodation ($5-$50)

  • Rasa Sayang Beach Inn
  • Langon Bali Resort and Spa Nusa Dua
  • Manuh Home Stay

Mid Range Accommodation ($50-$100)

  • Litus Mesten Hotel Nusa Dua
  • Bali Tropic Resort and Spa
  • Goodway Hotel
  • The Puri Nusa Dua

More Expensive Accommodation ($100+)

  • Residence in Tanjung Benoa Bali
  • Aman Nusa
  • Holiday
  • Ayodya Resort Bali
  • The Bale
  • The Bali Khama
  • Grand Hyatt Bali
  • Heavenly Residence
  • INAYA Putri Bali
  • The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
  • Melia Bali
  • Nikko Bali Resort
  • Novotel Nusa Dua
  • Nusa Dua Beach Hotel
  • Sekar Nusa Villas
  • Sunset Villa
  • St Regis Bali Resort
  • Westin Resort
  • Grand Mirage Resort and Thalasso Spa

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Nusa Dua Bars and Clubs

Nusa Dua does not have much of a nightlife. It is known more for its luxurious 5-star resorts where cocktails on the beach are the go.

Things to do in Nusa Dua

  • Pantai Geger
  • Water Blow.
  • Pasifika Museum
  • Serangan Island
  • Blue Point Beach
  • Pandawa Beach
  • Watersport Bali
  • Nusa Dua Golf and County Club
  • Alam Alang Bali Spa
  • Spa Sekar Jagat
  • Tamara Spa Bali
  • Thalasso Bali Spa

Restaurants in Nusa Dua

There are not too many quality restaurants in Nusa Dua outside of the luxury hotels. The main Jalan By Pass which connects Nusa Dua to Jimbaran, the airport and Kuta is the home of a large number of Japanese and other Asian restaurants aimed at tour groups. Generally, these are best avoided.

Other Places:

  • Benoa Cafe
  • Bumbu Bali
  • Nusa Dua Beach Grill,
  • Lotus Garden
  • Bawang Merah