Archive for the 'Nusa Lembongan' Category

Oct 17 2013

Two days on Nusa Lembongan

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Almost relaxing.

If you’re a keen island hopper, visiting Bali simply isn’t going to be enough once you spot those vast looming cliffs off the east coast in the distance. Now those actually belong to Nusa Penida, a rugged, desolate, stunning island in its own right; next door though is the slightly more easily accessible Nusa Lembongan. … read the full post

Jul 29 2011

A good mid-range spot on Nusa Lembongan

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UPDATE: This place has now closed. It’s been taken over by Sandy Bay Beach Club and been converted into a Glo spa. We’ve done cheap and we’ve done pricey on Nusa Lembongan; but often you do want something a bit better than average that won’t have you whipping out plastic. Seaweed Lounge, next to the … read the full post

Jul 23 2011

Nusa Lembongan’s Batu Karang spa

Having had a splurge dinner on Nusa Lembongan, what better way to follow up than a splurge spa visit? Batu Karang Lembongan Resort and Day Spa is one of the island’s higher-end spots to stay or to go for a massage, so expectations for a visit here were high. I called in advance and couldn’t … read the full post

Jul 18 2011

Which is the best boat service from Bali to Nusa Lembongan?

Nusa Lembongan is a beautiful little patch of an island just off the east coast of southern Bali. It’s famous for its surfing, sunsets and snorkelling, and is growing in popularity among those looking for a less crowded, unadulterated flavour of Bali. But the big question: how to get there? It’s an island, there’s no … read the full post

Jul 17 2011

Drinks with a view on Nusa Lembongan

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I’ll be honest: I’m a sucker for expensive cocktails, even when I know cheaper places are nearby. So on Nusa Lembongan, after a visit to the spa at Batu Karang, I couldn’t go past a stop at The Deck, its attached gleaming panini and cocktail place. Located right next to the path running along the … read the full post

Jul 13 2011

Splurge meal on Nusa Lembongan

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You can certainly eat well on a tight budget on Nusa Lembongan, but you can also successfully indulge in haute cuisine — you know, fancy food — at prices that are very good value by Western standards. The top spot to head on the island, we heard, is Ylang Ylang at Indiana Kenanga, which boasts … read the full post

Jul 04 2011

A good place to eat on Nusa Lembongan: Warung Bambu

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The silence is deafening, up here on the north of Nusa Lembongan. Further around to the east, where the surf thunders on the offshore reef, the constant hum could be drowning out anything. But here it’s just the occasional motorbike zipping past, the crunch of a seaweed farmer’s feet on the sand as she walks … read the full post