6 AWESOME THINGS TO DO IN NUSA LEMBONGAN
If you are looking for Island retreat experience and a short escape from mainland Bali, Nusa Lembongan is your answer. Nusa Lembongan is part of the trio Islands including Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan. Getting to Nusa Lembongan from Bali is quite easy and fast, which only takes a 45-minute fast boat ride that departs from Sanur.
The exotic beaches with stunning clear blue water are the gem of this secluded Island. Everything seems quiet, peaceful, slow living, and relaxing on Nusa Lembongan. However, the amazing nature of the Island also welcomes you to embrace your own adventure in exploring its beauty. For those who still wonder about what to do at Nusa Lembongan, this short recommendation list can help you to prepare your fantastic itinerary for your next getaway on the Island. Take a look!
1. Capturing An Impressive Water Blow at Devil’s Tear
When you arrive at this spot, you may think it’s only a cliff with a picturesque landscape ocean view. Just wait until waves crash into the cliff sides, you will be impressed with the massive and powerful water blow that reaches meters-high into the air. Now, you know why it’s called the Devil’s Tear. Even though this natural phenomenon looks breathtaking, you should be aware to keep your distance from the cliff edge. On some occasions, the spray from water blow also creates dazzling rainbow effects. What an adventurous and beautiful thing at the same time!
2. Taking Mangrove Forest Tour
Mangrove Forest Tour is one of the best activities that lead you to soak in the serenity of the Island. Calming rivers, fresh air, exotic green lush mangrove trees, and picturesque landscape are the beauty of Mangrove Forest that simply soothes your mind and soul. To do this tour, you just need to find a local guide and rent a small boat or paddle board to explore. Nestled in the northeast corner of Nusa Lembongan, the mangrove forest is preserved as its essential function in protecting the coastline from erosion.
3. Hangout at Dream Beach
Dream Beach is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Nusa Lembongan that offers a dreamy white sandy beach and crystal-clear water. Take a swim, have a sun bath, or just walk around at this secluded beach. You can also explore some little caves near the shore.
The beach is the perfect hangout place to spend with your friends as you can easily access restaurants, café, hotels, and infinity pools in this area. If you want to stay away from tourist crowds and enjoy a tranquil beach day out, you should consider visiting this beach early in the morning before 9 AM.
4. Cliff Jumping at Dream Beach and Devil’s Tear.
If you’re expecting some fun adrenaline activity to do in Nusa Lembongan, cliff jumping can be considered. It’s only recommended for those who have no acrophobia (fear of heights) and are able to swim. Devil’s Tears and Dream Beach are favorite spots to do cliff jumping in Nusa Lembongan.
There is a cliff jumping point near main Devil’s Tears with 3-4 meter of height. If it’s not challenging for you, just try cliff jumping at Dream Beach with its phenomenal 5-meter of cliff height. After jumping, if you want to get back to the dry land, you either have to climb out up the rocky cliffs or swim back to the shore.
5. Island Hopping to Nusa Ceningan
Nusa Ceningan is a neighbor of Nusa Lembongan, and both make up a trio of Islands with Nusa Penida. However, only Nusa Ceningan is easily accessible to reach from Nusa Lembongan without a fast boat, due to both Islands being connected by an iconic long yellow bridge. Not only becoming a pathway to connect with Nusa Ceningan, this Yellow Bridge is instantly popular as a tourist attraction as it has a perfect spot to take pictures.
If you have long nights in Nusa Lembongan, visiting Nusa Ceningan must be on your itinerary list. This pristine and exotic small Island is worth it to explore. The idyllic nature, beautiful local villages, and fantastic landscape are captivating elements that you will experience as memorable as Nusa Lembongan.
6. Sunset Chill at Jungut Batu Beach
You can say Jungut Batu as the heart of Nusa Lembongan, where most of the tour and fishing boats are moor here as well as any best Nusa Lembongan restaurants and accommodations are easily found. This white sandy beach is also a beautiful spot to enjoy the sunset, whilst sip your fresh cocktails or savor coconut water at local restaurants. After a long day of exploring Nusa Lembongan, Jungut Batu Beach can be your perfect closure.
Now, you know what to do at Nusa Lembongan. May we know which one of your most anticipated activities for your upcoming trip on this Island? Can’t wait to hear your opinion. Just leave your comment below!