Many travellers do not travel to see Nusa Lembongan on their first trip to Bali. However, when these travellers finally do arrive at Nusa Lembongan, their first thought is often “why didn’t I come here earlier?” Because we want you to enjoy everything that Bali has to offer, we have a few reasons why no Bali itinerary is complete without travelling to Nusa Lembongan.
The scenery is spectacular
You get a stunning panoramic view of the entire island when you travel to the aptly named ‘Panoramic Point’. You can overlook the tiny local villages, the bobbing fishing boats, and the natural splendour of the palm trees. The natural beauty found at Nusa Lembongan is truly stunning.
You can relax in peace
Because of its popularity, it is no surprise that the mainland is often referred to as chaotic and busy. If you want time for yourself and bask in the tranquillity, Nusa Lembongan is the place to do. Despite the fact that there is plenty to see and do once you get there, you are also able to get away from it all. Watch the sunset disappear into the glistening ocean or just take a moment to rest on the golden beaches. If you really want to relax, there are many different yoga retreats at Nusa Lembongan.
Nusa Lembongan might be a tiny island, but that does not mean that you are not going to find a great place to eat. Even on a small budget you can eat well, but there are also fine dining options available. You have everything ranging from Spanish to Japanese, from Italian to traditional Indonesian restaurants
You can get out on the scooter
If you travel to Bali, you must try the ‘scooter experience’. However, it is understandable that some people intimidated by the hectic atmosphere at Bali. Nusa Lembongan is different though. Getting on a scooter is not only the best way to explore the island, and because there is very little traffic is also very safe. This offers a tremendous amount of freedom, allowing you to stop wherever you think looks interesting or appealing.
A completely different side to Bali
Bali is often called ‘touristy’ and a place to party. While there are certainly places within Bali where you can party the night away, Nusa Lembongan is different. It shows that Bali has a much quieter side as well. Here you can find beauty, nature, relaxation, and peace.
The people make a difference
We know the Balinese people to be friendly, warm, and kind. The people of Nusa Lembongan take this a little step further and go out of their way to be helpful. These are people with incredible generosity. The authenticity of Nusa Lembongan also sets it apart, because these a real people, a community that are doing things that they can based on their surroundings.
Bali is an amazing experience, and certainly worth your time. However, if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle and see a different side of Bali, Nusa Lembongan is absolutely a great place to unwind and spend a few hours or days.