Photo: Resort views.

Eat and meet

Nusa Dua and Tanjung Benoa

While it may be tempting to eat in at your resort, there are some interesting spots to try in the greater Nusa Dua and Tanjung Benoa area.

Warung Babi Guling Pak Dobiel
Jalan Srikandi 9

After asking for a portion, you will be presented with a bowl of spicy soup with some bones and scraps of meat on them — this soup is incredibly delicious and be sure not to consume the lot as you may well want it to mix with your rice when the main meal arrives. The pork arrives on a bed of rice and is heavily spiced, accompanied by some vegetables and usually a bit of crackling and some... Read our full review of Warung Babi Guling Pak Dobiel.

Bumbu Bali
Jalan Pratama
T: (0361) 774 502

The dishes are prepared to Western standards but still retain Balinese flavours of dishes such as sate, banquet-style rijsttafel and even a range of vegetarian options. This is the place to come for Balinese food if you are worried about hygiene standards in the warungs. Because of its popularity, bookings are... Read our full review of Bumbu Bali.

Cheap places to eat in Nusa Dua

That headline is a touch misleading. When I say cheap, I mean not a meal at a five-star hotel; and when I say Nusa Dua, I mean up the road in Tanjung Benoa, the finger of land stretching toward Benoa harbour away from that government-created ghetto — because Tanjung Benoa is where you’ll want to base yourself while that rich relative gets married in Nusa... Read our full review of Cheap places to eat in Nusa Dua.

Bali Collection
Centre of Nusa Dua complex

Bali Collection feels a little deserted because it is so massive and there are so few visitors here. In fact, it’s a little creepy to walk through a place like this and see a Starbucks, Baskin & Robbins and Quiksilver shop completely empty. One of the problems of visiting this place is that it requires a cab from most of the hotels in Nusa Dua and if you’re going to go to the effort of getting a... Read our full review of Bali Collection.

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Nusa Dua and Tanjung Benoa? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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