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Two days on Nusa Lembongan

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Jump on a speedboat from Sanur in Bali and 45 minutes later you can enjoy an island-getaway-from-an-island-getaway. Here’s how we’d spend a two-day break on Nusa Lembongan.





Bag the earliest fast boat to make the most of your stay, and if you haven’t booked lodgings, ask the boat company to watch your bags while you wander around for a look. Jungut Batu offers the largest choice of hotels and restaurants, but hundreds of other options for every budget pepper the entire island. If you prefer things a little more planned than us, the boat companies will usually drop you at your pre-booked accommodation, or ask your hotel to include a transfer.

Nusa Lembongan is none too shabby when it comes to food. Photo taken in or around Two days on Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia by Sally Arnold.

Nusa Lembongan is none too shabby when it comes to food. Photo: Sally Arnold

Many of Nusa Lembongan’s highlights are below the sea. So first up we’d head out for a day of diving or snorkelling (you may have to prearrange this to fit it in on day one). Be warned that the currents around Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida can be very strong; choose a reputable operator and if diving, a divemaster you feel confident with. If you’re on the island on a Tuesday or Thursday, be sure to catch Marine Megafauna Foundation’s talk in the evening to learn about the critters you’ve seen (18:30 at Secret Garden ... please log in to read the rest of this story.


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