10 Reasons to Visit Lembongan
Hello Bali friends, we understand COVID has dealt some serious blows to everyone and especially the economic impact that no international visitors has had on businesses and the Balinese people. Air travel has been hugely restricted this year, making us all explore our backyards and discover we have so much we haven’t seen that is so close to home.
Nusa Lembongan is open to Bali residents and for those who have never been, is a hidden gem waiting for you, or to be re-visited for those who have already ventured island side to enjoy Nusa Lembongan’s laid back village vibe and crystal clear waters.
NOW is the time to take advantage of no crowds and here are 10 (VERY GOOD) reasons why you should visit Nusa Lembongan.
We have deals and discounts you will not see again once travel resumes. Get in QUICK, whilst rates are super low. Not all accommodation are open, however we have plenty that are, including Villas, Resorts and Bungalows to suit couples, families or larger groups.
Have you made plans for Christmas / New Year this year? Lembongan is the perfect place to treat yourself to a Christmas staycay – contact our reservations team with your nightly budget, dates, number of people and they will come back to you with options.
2. No COVID test
No COVID test is required to travel to Nusa Lembongan. Standard COVID protocols apply when travelling to Lembongan and we ask you respect these for the safety of YOU & the Lembongan locals. READ MORE
3. Great places to Eat
Lembongan has some fantastic restaurants and warungs ready to serve you island goodness to fuel your soul. See our EAT GUIDE page for updates on where is open. Some standout favourites include: Sandy Bay Beach Club, Hai Bar & Grill, Lemongrass, Ginger & Jamu, The Coconut Hut, Bali Eco Deli.
4. Surf with no crowds
Lembongan’s renowned surf breaks ( Playgrounds, Lacerations, Shipwrecks and Mahana Point), are open of business. Delivering clean waves, with no crowds and crystal clear waters. Or perhaps it’s time to Learn to Surf with one of the surf schools, a few lessons might be the perfect gift for you or the family for Christmas. We highly recommend Lembongan Surf Lessons & Nusa Islands Surf School.
5. Family Fun on the weekend
It’s FUN SUNDAY everyday Sunday at The Coconut Hut with Mini Golf, Sunday Roasts, Ploughman Platters and cocktails! PLUS every second Sunday The Coconut Hut hosts the Lembongan Community Market, where you will find a diverse range of fresh produce, local products & services being showcased. Some of our favourites include: home made Mie goreng sauces, locally made Jamu and power pamper sessions.
7. Island Hop to Nusa Ceningan
Grab a scooter and cross the famous Yellow Bridge ( always easier with less traffic) to explore beautiful Nusa Ceningan. We suggest a pit stop at Seabreeze where you can enjoy a meal, have cocktails in the pool, laze in the hammocks or get the perfect “swing in the water shot” for Instagram to send to your friends!
8. Explore beautiful beaches
One of the silver linings of COVID is Lembongan’s pristine beaches are crowd free and ready for you! Imagine having Dream Beach without day trippers and being able to soak up the sun & get salty without crowds. Read our blog about Lembongan’s best beaches for more information.
9. Things to do
So many island adventures await, and best of all you will have the rare opportunity to explore and discover at your own pace and more than likely with very few others, making your island escape even more special. The options are endless; swim with the manta rays, take a day trip to Nusa Penida, hire a buggy to explore the island or get your zen on with a yoga class.