Things to Do in Nusa Penida
Nusa Penida Island, a small island in the south-east of Bali, is a hidden treasure and a traveler's shelter. Blessed with exceptionally beautiful beaches, waterfalls and cliffs, the island is becoming one of the most sought-after holiday destinations among couples and families.
While planning a trip to Bali, you will have to spend a day or two on this amazing island. To make the most of your time here, be sure to include the following activities in your list of activities to do in Nusa Penida.
Enjoy a refreshing swim in the waters of the hidden Atuh Beach
The crystal-clear turquoise waters, abundant coral reefs, and uninterrupted white sand coastline surrounded by greenery make Atuh Beach one of the best beaches in Nusa Penida. Enjoy a long walk along the peaceful shores of the beach or just lay back and watch the day pass by. You can dive into the sea to explore the rich coral reefs and the amazing underwater life of Nusa Penida. A refreshing swim on Attu Beach is definitely one of the most fascinating things to do in Nusa Penida.
Best time to visit: September to May is the best time to visit Attu Beach, because the weather is pleasant during this time.
Watch a beautiful sunset with your partner from the Teletubbies Hill
Named after Teletubis, a British television series for children, this lush green spot is one of the famous places to visit in Nusa Noida. Teletubbies Hills or Bukit Teletubbies with its rolling hills covered with lush green pastures and lavender fields is an iconic tourist attraction. Witnessing a beautiful sunset with your partner from the verandah and quiet hills is one of the most romantic things to do in Nucida.
Best time to visit: Mornings and evenings are the best time to visit.
Trek to the top of Kelingking Cliff and overlook the T-Rex head
The biggest attraction is the cliff cliffing 150 m tall, formed naturally in the shape of a Tyrannosaurus rex. It is undoubtedly one of the most attractive places to visit in Nyssa Penida. You can trek to the top of the cliff watching the top of the T-Rex and click some amazing pictures here. Later, walk towards Klinging Beach to enjoy some relaxing time by the sea. Keelingking Beach, also known as Secret Point Beach, is considered by many to be one of the best beaches in Asia due to its untouched white sand and clear turquoise waters.
Best time to visit: The afternoon is the ideal place to visit the reef if you want an excellent view of the place and enjoy a beautiful sunset view.
Visit the natural Infinity Pool at Angel’s Billabong
Angel's Bilbong is yet another major attraction on the island of Ensa Penida. It is a symbol of natural infinity that is tinted in emeralds and surrounded by rocks of rock. A trip to Nusa Penida is incomplete without taking a dip and taking in this iconic infinity pool.
Best time to visit: Mornings are the best time to visit Angel’s Billabong.
Enjoy Snorkelling at Crystal Bay
One of the best beaches in Nusa Penida, Crystal Bay is a popular destination for adventure lovers and water sports lovers. Pristine waters surrounded by hills and dense greenery, Crystal Bay is a great place to visit if you want to see the rich marine life of Bali.
Best time to visit: Mornings and evenings are the best time to visit the spot, as it gives you a chance to watch a stunning sunset/sunrise.
Take a walk on the natural bridge at Broken Beach
Pantai Pasih Uug or Broken Beach is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Nusa Penida, Indonesia. Its most prominent attraction is the nature-built arches that wrap around the bay and allow water from the sea to flow in and out. You can go for a walk and spend some leisure time on the bridge, capturing some excellent views of the sea on your camera.
Best time to visit: Tourists are strongly recommended to visit the place in the mornings or evenings to experience a beautiful sunrise/sunset.
How to reach Nusa Penida: You can take a fast ferry from Sanur to Bali to Nusa Penida. The journey takes about 30-40 minutes, and pre-booking your trip is highly recommended. Since this small island has no public transport, visitors need to rent a bike to get around Nusa Penida or pre-book transportation with a place to stay.
A visit to Nusa Penida will surely leave you with a lifetime of memories.