On the southernmost tip of Indonesia’s Bali, the village of Kuta has long attracted travellers from around the world. Renowned for its incredible surfing, endless stretches of beach and magical sunsets, it is truly the ideal beach holiday destination. Here’s a few of our favourite things to do in Kuta.
Beginner or pro, the gentle waves make Kuta the ideal place to learn how to surf. Take a lesson from one of the local schools. With several very close to major hotels including the award winning Pro Surf School on the beachfront road Jalan Pantai, you’ll be riding huge waves in no time. For all those seasoned professionals, the nearby Halfway break and Kuta Reef are both popular spots and boast some crazy swells. For travellers who prefer fresh waters, the Waterbom waterpark is a fun-filled place to spend an afternoon.
Eat, Drink, Laugh
Kuta has got some incredible places for casual sundowners or a huge night out with friends. With amazing DJ’s regularly making appearances, it is the ultimate party scene. Before you head out for a massive night, be sure to check out some of the best places in town for a bite. For incredible Balinese fare, try Poppies restaurant or for a taste of something different TJ’s Mexican makes an amazing enchilada.
As the night wears on, head to Skygarden. The quintessential night spot, it is known for cheap drinks and amazing entertainment throughout the night. If you want to dance, The Bounty Ship is the place to do it. Designed like a big pirate ship, its loads of fun.
Take advantage of the endless stretches of perfect sand and sunshine with some time on the beach. Relax and listen to the waves roll onto the shore at Legian Beach or watch the sun set and the sky turn from light blue to pinks and purples. Get some shopping in along the popular Jl. Legian or at Kuta Square. With major global brands from Adidas to Versace it’s the ideal spot for a little retail therapy. Or, head to the spa for some pampering. Indulge in an incredible array of beauty and relaxation therapies. Let fragrant oils and a delicate blend of eastern and western traditions transport you to a place of complete tranquility.