Nusa Dua and Kuta are two of many popular tourist destinations in the Island of Gods of Bali. Both are in Badung, a district with Mengwi as its capital city. Besides Nusa Dua and Kuta beach, there are still many tourist attractions that you can explore when visiting this region. Like other tourist destinations, Badung has natural beauty, artistic and cultural assets, and excellent facilities to welcome tourists. As a sector that supports 90% of the region's original income, tourism in Badung will never disappoint you. So, wait no more, search for flight tickets and find various interesting places by visiting Badung Bali.
Despite representing a small part of Bali, Badung offers a lot of things. Panoramic views of nature, cultural and historical sites, and fantastic photo spots are ready to welcome you. Check out the following Badung tourist attraction recommendations!
This temple is famous for its eye-catching spot on the cliff of the beach. Here, you can enjoy the sacred atmosphere of the temple along with the extraordinary scenery around it. From above, you can see the vast Indian Ocean with waves breaking to the edge of the cliff. Besides enjoying the sunset, you can also eat a variety of types of food and drinks in the stalls around Uluwatu Temple. Lodging choices with various rate ranges are also ready to accompany your vacation in Badung.
Garuda Wisnu Kencana is one of the famous landmarks of Bali. The statue of Lord Vishnu riding the eagle is the hallmark of this tourist attraction. You can watch historical sites, see traditional Balinese dance performances, taste various culinary delights, and shop. Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park also holds national and international music events at a certain time.
If you want to look for contemporary photo objects in Badung, come to Dream Museum Zone on Jalan Nakula No. 33X Legian, Kuta. This 3-dimensional museum presents a variety of unique paintings. By paying the entrance ticket, you can explore the world full of surprises and photography illusions in DMZ.
As the most popular area in Badung, Kuta offers many things for visiting tourists. Besides white sandy beaches with big waves, you can take a leisure walk or surf as well. For shopping, there are four modern shopping centres to visit around the beach, i.e. Kuta Beachwalk Mall, Discovery Shopping Mall, Lippo Kuta Mall, and Park 23 XXI Mall which is adjacent to Kuta Water Park. As for culinary, Kuta provides many options, ranging from fast food, roadside stalls, to luxurious restaurants to choose.
The village—once became the bases of the struggle of Balinese independence—is famous for its historical values. Besides enjoying the panoramic views of nature, you can also fish or see Legong performances and traditional or religious ceremonies held by local.
A vacation in Badung will never complete if you don’t taste a variety of existing culinary specialities. To satisfy your dining desires, don’t forget to visit some of the best culinary places in Badung!
Bali is indeed famous for its babi guling (pig roast). If by chance you are in Badung, then Warung Babi Guling Pak Dobiel is a must to visit. The favourite menu here is a serving of babi guling completed with rice, lawar, pork cutlet, and rich-spiced soup. The pig cooked with various spices for two hours. It tastes incredible. No wonder this stall is very popular among the locals and often becomes a tourist destination.
If you travel to an area with many beaches, seafood is culinary that you surely must try. In Kuta, precisely on Jalan Nakula No. 88X, you will find bale (shacks) with a rural atmosphere in the middle of the city. Its name is Bale Udang Mang Engking. The restaurant, which has a branch in Ubud, serves a variety of delicious seafood dishes. Friendly waiters will serve you delicious seafood cooked with Balinese spices. You can have memorable outdoor dining with the fountain view. To make sure you get a seat, you should make a reservation beforehand.
Located on Jalan Bakung Sari, Gg Biduri No. 6A Kuta, Warung Nikmat serves a variety of delicious Javanese dishes. Various culinary, such as lodeh, rendang, and rawon are displayed on the display window. Choose which menu do you want. The taste of the dish is as delicious as the name, yet with a quiet friendly price.
During the vacation or business trip to Badung, you need the right accommodation. Not only equipped with great facilities, but its strategic location should also ease you to go to attractive destinations in this district. Some of the following hotels can be your options to choose from
Strategically located, this hotel is in the north of Kuta. You can choose various types of rooms, complete with breakfast and free internet. You can also enjoy outdoor activities, such as sunbathing on the beach or swimming in an outdoor pool.
Hotel Horison Legian is at Jalan Sunset Road No, 159, Legian, Kuta. Close to Seminyak Beach, Kuta Beach, and Double Six Beach, this hotel offers you a wide selection of rooms at pocket-friendly rates. Looking for a budget hotel with a variety of attractions around, Horison Legian is the best choice.
Located in Nusa Dua Tourism Area, LOT S-3, you will find accommodation by the beach. While staying overnight, you can also spend time playing beach volleyball, diving, or just stretching tense muscles in the fitness centre.
The three accommodations above are only a small selection of places to stay while you explore tourist attractions in Badung Bali. Find a variety of other hotel options, attraction tickets, to flight tickets only at Traveloka.