Water views, Toyo Pakeh, Nusa Penida, Indonesia

Water views, Toyo Pakeh, Nusa Penida, Indonesia

Water views, Toyo Pakeh, Nusa Penida, Indonesia


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Nusa Penida dwarfs nearby Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan, yet is almost devoid of tourists. For all intents and purposes there are only three (yes, three) places even worth considering staying at, despite miles upon miles upon miles of beautiful beaches, an attractive hinterland and a generally "unspoilt" vibe about the place.

Before you pack your bags, a couple of disclaimers:

The vast majority of beaches, with the notable exception of Crystal Bay, are given over to seaweed farming. While there is often coral beyond, it's not a simple throw-yourself-in-off-the-beach affair — do that and you'll likely satay yourself on one of the seaweed poles.

The interior is very pretty, with the north side of the island's interior offering some great views. It is also dotted with hamlets, where kids will dash out and wave hello. Of note is the Read our complete Nusa Penida travel guide

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