Located only 30 minutes' drive from Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport, Nusa Dua is known for its calm and white sand beaches, beach-front luxury hotels, peninsula island, and BTDC (Bali Tourism & Development Corporation) complex where some of the international five-star hotels are located. Here are some of the best beaches in Nusa Dua Bali to relax and chill on.
Nusa Dua Beach Bali (Pantai Mengiat)
In BTDC complex Nusa Dua, you can stroll around Nusa Dua Beach Bali, or known locally as Pantai Mengiat. The beach is protected by the reef, making it very calm and safe to swim and play. If you want to surf, you should be heading 500 meters (547 yards) from the beach coastline to get the right waves for surfing. Along the coastline, there are many luxury hotels, beach clubs, and restaurants, including a pirate-themed open-air playground and restaurant that can keep you and your kids entertained in Nusa Dua.
Tanjung Benoa Nusa Dua Beach Bali
This area is famous for the water sport activities along the beach, including the parasailing, banana boat, glass-bottom boat, jet ski, water ski, flying fish, sea walker, scuba diving, wakeboarding, etc. Besides water sports, it also has some beach-front luxury accommodations along the main road with restaurants, café, minimart, and spa.
Samuh Nusa Dua Beach Bali
Samuh Nusa Dua Beach Bali is located before Tanjung Benoa Beach, right behind the Westin Resort Nusa Dua Hotel. Facing the East, it is known as one of the best beaches to spot the sunrise. Locally called as Segara Samuh, it is very suitable for kids to swim as it has the shallow and calmest water out of other beaches in Nusa Dua Bali.
Geger Beach Nusa Dua
Geger Beach Nusa Dua can be accessed by the public trough the road and pathway besides The Mulia Hotel. Along the coastline, you can find small local restaurants selling local food and drinks, or simply rent the sun loungers and sip the fresh coconut from the local vendors. Geger Beach offers the clean beach, calm seawater with shallow depths – very ideal for relaxing and chilling on in Nusa Dua Beach Bali.
Sawangan Nusa Dua Beach Bali
After Geger Beach, you can reach Sawangan Beach, right behind the Hilton Resort Bali. The public entry is through the road beside Hilton Resort, named Jalan Gunung Payung I. In Sawangan Nusa Dua beach Bali, the waves can be quite rough, making it challenging to swim around. This beach is famous for the camel-ride for the kids or pre-wedding photos.
Gunung Payung Nusa Dua Beach Bali
Gunung Payung Beach can be reached within 15 minutes drive from Nusa Dua Beach. Arriving on the top of the hill surrounded the beach, you will be spoiled with the exotic view of the vast natural beach with the white powdered sand. To get to the beach, you need to take some stairs down from the parking lot. You can do some surfing or paragliding from this area, also visit the temple called Gunung Payung Dhang Kahyangan.