Bali Backpacker's Guide

NUSA DUA – The White Sandy Beaches with Collection of luxurious Hotel, Resort, Spa, World-class Convention Center and Exclusive 18-hole Golf Course

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS PLACE?

AWESOME TROPICAL PARK
Manicured grass and beautiful tropical tree and flower.
Many high and heavy tree around the area.

EXOTIC PLACE
You visiting exotic place with nice view, quiet and peaceful.
You can see the nice landscape with nice park and fresh air.

OUTDOOR EXERCISE
This place is the best place for jogging, cycling, walking, etc.
Also a place for refresh and energizing your mind.

BEAUTIFUL SUNRISE
You can catching the sunrise here.
This beach offering nice panorama and the ‘two islands’.

THE TWO ISLAND FROM THE SKY VIEW

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DESCRIPTION:

Nusa Dua consist of two words, Nusa and Dua. Nusa means island and Dua means two. So, Nusa Dua means two islands. It  refers to the two small islands on its eastern coastline. One of the island called as Nusa Dharma island and the other island named as Nusa Gede (Peninsula) island.

In 1948 Tan Sie Yong, a chinese descent built a Hindus shrine (Pura) and named as Nusa Darma. Today Nusa Darma sometime visited by pilgrim and tourist who explored the island. The other island, Nusa Gede (Peninsula island) used for any event or festival. Music concert, Lights festival, Coffee festival, etc.

NUSA GEDE (PENINSULA) ISLAND

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Nusa Dua was designed to fulfill the needs of world-class hotel and resort based on the research on 1971 by SCETO, a french consultant and UNDP.  In 1972 Indonesian government established the state-owned enterprise called (BTDC) Bali Tourism Development Corporation and gave the rights to develop and manage Nusa Dua tourism area.

Now Nusa Dua turned to be collection of luxurious hotel, resort, spa, mall, world-class convention center and exclusive 18-hole golf course. It become favorite conference delegates to relax, go swimming and return completely refreshing, re-inspired and energizing their mind.

In 2014 name BTDC changed to ITDC, Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation. So, it can handle and manage in outside of Bali such as Mandalika, Lombok, etc.

NUSA DUA BEACH

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HOW MUCH THE ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRANCE FEE:
Free

PARKING FEE:
Scooter : IDR 3K
Car       : IDR 4K – IDR 10K.

*) First time i visited Nusa Dua is free for scooter. Today they charge it. But, it’s free for the first five minutes.

THE CORAL

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WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT IT?

OPENING HOURS:
24 hours.

SUNRISE:
6.10 – 6.20 AM.

*) Gradation of color start on 5.45 AM.

WATER BLOW IN THE PENINSULA ISLAND

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Benoa
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Kuta Selatan
Regency (Kabupaten): Badung
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 20 km south of Denpasar or 30 minutes.
About 41 km southwest of Ubud or 1 hours and 10 minutes.
About 18 km southeast of Kuta beach or 30 minutes.
About 13 km southeast of Ngurah Rai airport or 20 minutes.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is cheap public transport to get there. Trans SARBAGITA Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans SARBAGITA. Then, you must reach/stop at BTDC 1 halte/shelter/bus stop. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. 🙂

From DENPASAR :
please to reach Ngurah Rai Stadium – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
or reach ‘Kamboja’ or ‘Surapati’ or ‘Sudirman’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in Jimbaran 1 bus stop/halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in BTDC 1 bus stop/halte.

From UBUD :
please to reach Batubulan Bus Station – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the BTDC 1 Shelter/Halte.

From KUTA :
please to reach Kuta Central Parking – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the BTDC 1 Shelter/Halte.

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the BTDC 1 Shelter/Halte.

THE TEMPLE IN THE PENINSULA ISLAND

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THE TEMPLE IN THE NUSA DHARMA ISLAND

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet. Better bring your own tissue.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
Some shops selling foods, snacks and souvenirs.

*) There are so many fashion shops selling international brands at ‘Bali Collection’. You can buy your favorite brand and have a meal here.

NUSA DHARMA ISLAND

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NUSA DHARMA ISLAND

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THE SQUIRREL IN THE NUSA DHARMA ISLAND

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*) You will found so many squirrel, birds, butterfly in the Nusa Dharma island.

SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ IN AND NEAR NUSA DUA BEACH BALI:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Nusa Dua beach:

1. Tanjung Benoa beach (4.2 km or 12 minutes).
2. Pandawa beach (9.7 km or 25 minutes).
3. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) culture park (10 km or 25 minutes).
4. Dreamland beach (16 km or 35 minutes).
5. Uluwatu temple + monkey forest + sunset + bali dance show (19 km or 40 minutes).

You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 8 itinerary.

NUSA DUA BEACH AND THE SEA WEED

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MOONRISE AT NUSA DUA BEACH

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NUSA DUA BEACH IN THE NIGHT

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