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Why book with The Lembongan Traveller

Why book with The Lembongan Traveller

Have you been searching for the perfect Nusa Lembongan accommodation or for a different choice of Bali accommodation?

At The Lembongan Traveller we take care of all your Lembongan accommodation needs and handle boat transfers from mainland Bali.  We list a wide range of accommodation choices for Nusa Lembongan villasresorts, hotels and bungalows to suit any budget.

With a wealth of knowledge on all things Nusa Lembongan, we are Lembongan’s largest dedicated travel agent and will make your island escape one to remember.  Allow us to assist you with all you need to know about booking accommodation on this beautiful holiday destination.

If you dream of a island holiday with crystal clear waters and a relaxed village vibe then an escape to Nusa Lembongan is the perfect answer. Just a 30 minute boat ride from Bali, Nusa Lembongan is an idyllic island where you can forget the hustle and bustle of mainland Bali.

An island where the days of old Indonesia are blended harmoniously with the comforts of Nusa Lembongan resort and villa accommodation. Here relaxation and adventure go hand in hand. Nusa Lembongan, Bali has a truly relaxed island atmosphere and will have you feeling like you are miles away from the stresses of life.  The waters are clean and pristine, making Nusa Lembongan a water playground.  Ocean activities take front row with surfingsnorkellingdiving and paddle boarding a popular way to spend the day for holidaymakers and families.

Picture yourself relaxing in your Nusa Lembongan hotel accommodation gazing over turquoise seas, the sound of waves breaking and a mild tropical heat warming your skin.  A rooster can be heard faintly crowing from a local village. The smell of handmade banana pancakes tickles your nose as you ponder the day’s activities.  Perhaps a traditional boat ride and snorkelling in the warm waters where tropical fish abound is on the cards?  Or maybe surfing the infamous breaks of Playgrounds, Shipwrecks or Lacerations are more your style?  Or is it time to unwind poolside in your Lembongan villa and allow your staff to attend to your needs.

If your next Bali holiday break sounds something like this contact us to book your Nusa Lembongan Accommodation.

We are a trusted Australian owned business, match all online prices, plus provide discounted boat transfers when you book your accommodation.

Let us help you discover beautiful Nusa Lembongan.

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Lembongan’s Best Beaches

Nusa Lembongan and neighbouring island Ceningan have beautiful beaches, making it an island paradise for holiday makers.  There are beaches suitable for: families with young children, snorkelling, surfing, catching some sun-rays, beachcombing & beachside bintangs!

The waters surrounding Lembongan can experience large tidal changes and currents can be strong especially on a turning tide. It is essential to always take care, have respect for the ocean, be aware of the conditions and how quickly they can change.

Jungut Batu

This is the main bay in Nusa Lembongan, where the majority of boats from Bali arrive. It is home to Lembongan’s 3 surf breaks (Playgrounds, Lacerations & Shipwrecks) and is also great for SUP boarding.  The northern stretch is ideal for “beach-time” with its white sand and turquoise waters, the inner lagoon is generally calm & protected by the outer reef.  There are plenty of beachfront restaurants where you can dine with your feet in the sand and enjoy a Bintang or cocktail or two! The perfect place to also watch Lembongan’s beautiful sunsets.  Jungut Batu has the largest range of accommodation in regards to budget and style options including private villas, some of Lembongan’s most popular resorts & great value beachfront bungalows.

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Coconut Beach

Coconut Beach is nestled between Jungut Batu and Tamraind Bay. It is a favourite with everyone, ideal for families with kids who want to swim and play on the beach ( there is also shade under the trees),  perfect for snorkelling when the tides & currents are right, and the place for surfers to paddle out to Playgrounds or onto Lacerations surf breaks. We have a range of villas, resorts & bungalows all in close walking distance or it can be accessed from Tamarind Bay via a track around the headland.

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Tamarind Bay

Located between Coconut Beach and Mushroom Bay, the beach is best swimming and snorkelling on mid to high tide. The far northern end has a beautiful mini lagoon which is accessible on all tides, making it a stunning spot for beach lovers staying in Tamarind Bay.  It is a great bay for SUPing, and on a larger swell a fun left hand wave can form across the middle of the bay.  We have a range of Villas & Bungalow style accommodation in Tamarind Bay which are all in walking distance to the beach.

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Mushroom Bay

Renowned by many as the most protected beach and most suitable for great children, great for swimming , SUP boarding & snorkelling.  The northern end has an all-day dedicated swimming area as there are commercial boats bringing visitors from 11am – 3pm, making it best early in the morning and from mid afternoon at the main beach area.  There are some great beach front restaurants to enjoy, offering bean bags and relaxed feet in the sand style hospitality. Mushroom Bay also has a great range of accommodation including, private Villas, Resorts and Bungalows.

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Sandy Bay

Sandy Bay is home to Sandy Bay Beach Club and a number of private villas.  The water is not safe for swimming, with large swells and strong currents. However, on mid-low tide it is the perfect for kids playing in the sand and rock pools.  Sandy Bay Beach Club also offer beachside bean bags and is renowned for its spectacular sunsets.

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Dream Beach

Dream Beach is a stunning beach for sun bathing and swimming for experienced swimmers as you must be mindful of rips, large swell and tides. It is a favourite stop off point for day trip visitors, so if you are looking for some solitude it is best to visit early mornings and late afternoons. If you are looking for accommodation here, check out Dream Beach Huts.

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Secret Beach at Mahana Point

Located at the southern end of Nusa Ceningan. Secret Beach is a stunning cove of sandy white beach, crystal clear waters that fill the rock pools and lagoons. If you have a scooter, this should be on your list, especially if you have a partner who is an experienced surfer as it overlooks Mahana Point surf break. We also list a range of Bungalow style accommodation very close by.

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Please take care at all times as the waters surrounding Nusa Lembongan are renowned for extreme tidal movements and strong currents.

Nyepi Day

NYEPI DAY 2019

Nyepi Day, falls on 7th March this year, a day of silence, celebrating the start of the Hindu new year, for the Balinese this is a time to reflect on the year past and plan for the year ahead.

 

The Melasti Ceremony is a purification ritual usually held a few days before Nyepi Day. This takes place on the beach, is a colourful spectacle where people bring offerings and pray to cleanse their bodies and earth of bad spirits.

On the eve of Nyepi, villages and communities gather with their Ogoh Ogoh ( large paper mache sculptures) and parade through the streets which end with them ceremoniously being burnt, symbolizing purification.

Nyepi Day itself is a spiritual day reserved for self reflection, observed from 6 a.m on 7th March until 6 a.m. on 8th March,  with anything that may interfere with that purpose being restricted. The main restrictions are no power, no working, no entertainment, no travelling (people stay at home) and, for some, no eating.

Although Nyepi is primarily a Hindu holiday, non-Hindu residents and tourists are not exempt from the restrictions.  We ask all visitors to Lembongan during Nyepi Day to respect these traditions and to remain within their accommodation confines. Whilst some hotels on Bali receive special permission to use limited power, it is far stricter on Nusa Lembongan with many places closing or operating without power and minimum or no staff for the day.  It is advised you check with your accommodation to find out their policies surrounding this special day.

We trust all visitors will be mindful and respectful of Nyepi Day and the importance it plays in the Hindu culture.

Rocky Fast Boat Schedule

6th March 2019 – special schedule
From Sanur – Lembongan   : 10.00am & 12.00noon
From Lembongan – Sanur   : 09.00am & 11.00am
 
7th March 2019
There will be NO boats operating, schedule returns to normal on 8th March 2019.
 
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On top of the world at Aqua Nusa, Lembongan

“On top of the world” is exactly how you feel when you walk into Villa Luar Biasa & Villa Asri, two of 4 new villa recently completed by Aqua Nusa.  These stunning 1 & 2 bedroom properties add a new level of style to the selection of Nusa Lembongan villas.  With an eye for detail, love of clean chic lines, the fit-out by Aqua Nusa is beautifully completed to make you feel you are walking into to a “home away from home”.  Divine soft furnishings, teak furniture, comfy couches & extra touches throughout gives these villas an edge that sets the bench mark for private villas on Nusa Lembongan.

Positioned high on the Jungut Batu hill above their existing villas; Villa Bunga and Villa Chantique the new complex consists 0f 2 x 2 bedroom villas and 2 x 1 bedroom villas.

The two bedroom villas, Luar Biasa and Tinggi, have 2 spacious bedrooms, exquisite ensuites with floor to ceiling marble, massive open air living areas and private pools with ocean views.  The views from Luar Biasa take in all three surf breaks: Playgrounds, Lacerations and Shipwrecks with clear days giving you a chance to eye ball Mt Agung!

Both 1 bedroom villas, Asri and Sempura are completed with similar detailing as the 2 bedroom villas including private pool, and an expansive alfresco area where surf checks and sunsets are on demand!

The Lembongan Traveller is thrilled to have partnered with Aqua Nusa to showcase their newly completed private villas, and to be able to present more quality private villa options in this prime location for our guests.

Following is a summary of each villa in the Aqua Nusa holding:

Villa Chantique

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Private plunge
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Incredible ocean views

Villa Luar Biasa

  • 2 bedroom
  • 2 bathroom
  • Private pool
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Amazing ocean views

Villa Asri

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Private pool
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Amazing ocean views

Villa Bunga

  • 3 bedroom
  • 3 bathroom
  • Private pool
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Limited ocean views

Villa Tinggi

  • 2 bedroom
  • 2 bathroom
  • Private pool
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Ocean views

Villa Sempura

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Private pool
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Amazing ocean views

All villas can be set up with twin bedding, can accommodate extra beds (at $50 / night)  and a cot can be provided at no charge.

Click HERE to see more info,  check rates & availability.

The Lembongan Traveller matches all ONLINE RATES & provide discounted boat transfers when you book your accommodation.

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Sheraton Day Use Package – Beat last day “Bali Blues”

Beat your last day “Bali Blues” with the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort Day Use Package

You will have no last day Bali “blues” when you book the Day Use Package at the Sheraton Kuta.  We all know that feeling when you have to check out of your accommodation on Nusa Lembongan and then have evening flights home. “What to do, where to go?” are usually the standard questions.  The Lembongan Traveller has partnered with Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort to make sure this problem is solved and your last day in Bali can be relaxing and enjoyed in style.

We have two packages on offer, the standard and a premium package which has some significant upgrades and extra benefits. Both ensure once you leave Lembongan & land in Sanur, Rocky Fast Cruises will transfer for you to the Sheraton where your final day in paradise begins.

Upon arrival you will be greeted by traditional Balinese dancers and met by the lovely concierge staff who will handle your luggage (always accessible if you need to grab something during the day) before escorting you to the lobby to check in for your Day Use Package.

We chose the Premium Package, as a massage is a must on your last day in Bali, plus it also provides two meals and an added beverage allowance … why not, its your last day before reality hits hard!!!!

First step was to choose our fragrance, Rose was my choice, the beautiful fragrance lasted well after the massage, constantly reminding of how important it is to stop and take time out.

Our massage, in the stunning Shine Spa was nothing less than AMAZING.  The pre massage foot wash, set the tone as we were then pampered, pressure spots released, soothed and physically nurtured which in turn let the mind ease.

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We floated out of massage to the resort’s sunset spot, Bene Rooftop, to enjoy cocktails as mother-nature turned on sunset to remember as we watched locals and holiday makers stroll the beach, catch a wave and savour the golden glow.

Next stop was Feast Restaurant where we indulged beyond believe on one of the BEST buffets ever, with cuisine from around the world and a dedicated team of staff on the floor ensuring we tasted way more than we should have!!  The buffet is extensive, and definitely deserves a good initial scoping and then multiple subsequent visits! We LOVED how they also catered for the little ones with a very cute mini buffet for the kids with fun, creative & healthy inspired options.

The neighbouring Beachwalk shopping Mall was the perfect way to walk off some of dinner, its got retail options for everyone including: Zara, Victoria’s Secret, Nautica, Pull & Bear, Timberland, Mango, H&M plus everything in between.  BUT if you are looking for some cheaper delights, PoppiesLane boarders the other two sides of the Sheraton where you will can bargain, buy and bring home all your favourite Bali bits.

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After the shopping we re-shuffled our bags to make room for our last minute purchase, before the Sheraton transferred us to the Airport.

Thanks to the Sheraton our last day in Bali was beautiful, stress free and left us ready to return ASAP! But first back to Australia for a little reality check.

See below for full details of each package:

Day Use Package
IDR 475,000/adult
IDR 237,500 /kids (4-12 years)

  • Airport Transfer
  • Luggage Storage
  • Welcome cocktail at The Loungeor Poolside area
  • Use of Pool and Spa facilities
  • 3 course Italian set menu (lunch or dinner) at Bene
  • Complimentary use of Play@Sheraton
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout the resort
  • Complimentary use of business center at Link@Sheraton

Additional Benefits:
Become SPG member at no costs and enjoy 30% off on food and 15% off at Shine Spa.

 Day Use Package Premium
IDR 999,000/adult
IDR 499,500 /kid (4-12 years)

  • Airport Transfer
  • Luggage Storage
  • IDR 200,000 beverage credit per person
  • Light lunch package at the poolside area
  • Use of Pool and Spa facilities
  • 60 minutes massage at Shine Spa
  • Dinner at Feast Restaurant
  • Complimentary Use of Play@Sheraton
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout the resort
  • Complimentary use of business center at Link@Sheraton

Additional Benefits:
Become SPG member at no costs and enjoy 30% off on food and 15% off at Shine Spa.

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Why Choose Bungalow accommodation on Nusa Lembongan?

There is something exotic about bungalow style accommodation on Nusa Lembongan accommodation.  Choosing a bungalow gives you a real feel for island life.  You somehow feel a little closer to nature without sacrificing your comfort. Bungalow accommodation choices on Lembongan range in size and services. Usually built in the traditional Indonesian “lumbung” style with natural materials of timber and alang alang used in the design to add to the organic feel and experience.  Many include gorgeous open air bathrooms which adds to that sublime island feeling when you stand under the open sky to shower.

Bungalow accommodation is often a popular choice with the budget conscious seeking a true island experience.  However, choosing simplicity does not necessarily mean compromising other aspects.  We have listings for under $100 per night that offer ocean views, beachfront access or just a few minutes walk from the beach.  The Lembongan Traveller also lists some luxurious bungalows to choose from for your next holiday that offer resort facilities.  We have bungalow Lembongan accommodation to suit anyone from the intrepid traveller, the honeymooner or family with no need to sacrifice comfort or views when you make your choice.

Here are some of our favourites:

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HAI TIDE BEACH RESORT

From AU$140/ night

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LEMBONGAN REEF BUNGALOWS

Under AU100/ night

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DREAM BEACH HUTS

From AU$70/ night

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SONG LAMBUNG HUTS

Under AU$100 / night

See link below for our full range of Lembongan Bungalows:

BUNGALOWS
Nusa Penida Day Tripping Adventure, The Lembongan Traveller

Nusa Penida Day Tripping Adventures

Nusa Penida Day Tripping Adventure

Blog by The Nomadic Shopper

If you haven’t discovered the island of Nusa Penida that lies a stones throw from Nusa Lembongan then you are resting on your laurels!

A popular diving destination, Nusa Penida is promising to be latest hot spot and is now attracting more day trippers from Nusa Lembongan looking for land based experiences with natural beauty and earthy ruggedness. Relatively undeveloped from a tourism perspective, Penida should be on your bucket list if you are chasing an unspoilt and breathtaking taste of Indonesia that just can’t be found on Bali mainland any longer.

With a little prior organisation, a sense of adventure and some form of skill on a scooter you can easily jump across to Nusa Penida and have what is truly a spectacular day. If the views themselves are not enough to get you there, throw in a pinch of cultural exposure and if you are feeling really adventurous, a treacherous, cliff hugging stair descent to get your blood pumping. I promise you will return to your accommodation at the end of the day weary but buzzing from stepping out of your comfort zone.

Our first visit to Penida was in a group of 7 friends and I promise that if we only experienced half of what was on offer we would have been blown away. We arranged our transport on and to Penida a few days prior with The Lembongan Traveller and set off via long boat for the short sea crossing to Penida where we ‘transferred’ to our scooters (privately owned by local residents and “hired” for a small day fee).

First stop was the small local market. Whilst the customary Indonesian local market is not exactly a shopping mecca, it was wonderful to wander the aisles and be greeted with smiling (and scowling) locals and observe the weird and wonderful fruits, herbs and spices, together with ducks, chickens, jewellery, sarongs and cooking utensils that are part of the Indonesian lifestyle. Whilst you may not be tempted to purchase a local treasure, I strongly recommend taking some small change to purchase some bananas or mangoes for the journey ahead. It is a small gesture but means you have some yummy fresh sustenance for the day whilst removing the voyerism aspect and leaving a token of goodwill with the locals!

Swinging our legs back over our scooters, we headed through winding roads (sometimes more like tracks) and up and over hills, all the while surrounded by incredible views the higher we climbed. You don’t see much in the way of traffic so you really can relax and take in the visual feast of rural Indonesia. Small huts, sometimes groups of huts forming small villages, cows tethered, chickens fossicking, pigs lulling, seaweed farmers gathering, there are countless photo opportunities. One local saw me observing her pig from a distance and with excited gestures beckoned me over so I could meet the pig! Whilst the pig was not the highlight, her excitement and pride was simply delightful.

Next stop: Giri Putri Cave Temple (Giri means hill and Putri means princess) which refers to the cave as the holy site of Siva, a hindu goddess who is represents living and existence. Climb the structured steps to the entry and mouth of the cave and if this is as far as you make it then again a spectacular coastal view will make the small climb worth it. Be prepared to be cleansed with water on your face and to contribute a small entry fee before accessing the cave. You will also need to be respectful of the local customs and beliefs, and cover your legs with a sarong. The entry to the cave is a small man size hole you climb down and completely under estimates the size of the cave beyond. I am incredibly claustrophobic but the well lit passageway is only a few metres long allowing me to enter without panic, before I find myself in the most expansive, beautiful, cool cave with massive scopic ceilings, complete with stalagmites, trickling water and bats! I recommend you stand still and take a quiet moment to observe the culture and beauty in ritual as local Indonesians pray at one of 4 temples that are spread out within the cave. The exit is on the opposite side of the cave and we are surrounded by an expanse of trees and greenery, complete with monkeys.

We make our way down the track back to where we left our scooters at the base of the cave entry stairs and buy an ice-cream from the small shop based here (you can also “borrow” sarongs for a small fee here to enter the cave).

We are now heading to perhaps the jewel in the crown as far as vista photographic opportunities and we meander on our scooters on rough roads and dirt tracks to continue on foot to Pantai Atuh. Be prepared to be wowed at this spectacular coastline view that is not found in most popular guide books. This vista will blow you away and to add to the amazement there is not another person in site. There are no railings here to prevent falls down the sheer cliff so remember to exercise caution, although the lack of human structures and involvement really do add to the beauty. WOW to drink in this drop dead view (the perfect pun ? ) with the sparkling azure sea and have it all to ourselves is nothing short of a magical!

We are weary and hungry so grab a quick refreshment on our way back out and on to the next destination; Peguyangan Waterfall. Water cascades out of the steep, perilous cliff face and pools in natural springs at the bottom of the cliff. These natural springs are accessible by steep, treacherous steps that cling to the cliff face. Our group of seven became only four as we braved the climb down, as vertigo, fear or sensibility kicked in for those left behind. (Please note this descent requires a good level of fitness, is not for the faint hearted, nor would you find any tour operators recommending you try it). The ascent and descent is extremely perilous with broken steps and missing railing – one wrong step and you are in trouble, if not toppling to a spectacular end. Of course, this just added to my desire to reach the springs at the bottom! Making it to those springs and immersing myself in the clear, cold water was close to a religious experience. To be immersed in a natural spring whilst the adrenalin abided, with not another tourist in sight, with the surf pounding on the rocks below, a gorgeous temple perched on the rocks and looking out at yet another mind blowing view was truly a special moment.

Nusa Penida will take just a day to discover but will have you on a high for many days to come. Get there before the rest of the world discovers its undeveloped natural beauty.

Tips

  • Take some food or snacks with you as you won’t really find any restaurants.
  • Remember to take a sarong for covering when you visit the cave.
  • Small denominations of Rupiah for the markets and cave entry.
  • Wear closed shoes as some of the tracks you access can be rough.
  • The usual sun protection is required.
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TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NUSA LEMBONGAN

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NUSA LEMBONGAN

The joy of discovering Nusa Lembongan is the list is endless; there are so many places to explore, exquisite crystal clear waters to swim in,  and island tracks to take to secluded places. Nusa Lembongan villas, resorts, hotels and bungalows offer diverse range of accommodation, facilities and prices to suit families, couples and the wanderlust.

Here are The Lembongan Traveller’s top 5 things to do in Nusa Lembongan.

Eat Local – Lembongan Warungs

Nusa Lembongan has some fantastic Warungs offering amazing traditonal Indonesian cuisine.  They may appear very basic from the road side, but do yourself a favour and step inside, order a few dishes and you will soon be thankful.  One of our favourites and for so many others too, is Nyoman’s Warung (#7 on the map via this link)  at the northern end of the island, near the Mangroves.  Nyoman is an inspiring,  family focussed, hard working woman, with a heart of gold and a natural talent that will impress any chef.  Our tip is to try the fish wrapped in banana leaf (OMG it’s so good!) or if you are with 4 or more friends order one of the banquet options.  PLUS she has ICY COLD beers! Guaranteed you will be visiting again & again.  More info…

Island Cruising on Aristocat

There is no better way to see Nusa Lembongan and surrounding islands of Ceningan and Penida than from the water.  This day trip will be one you will NEVER forget and includes a full circum-navigation of Nusa Lembongan.  Aristocat is a luxury 64 ft catamaran and the perfect way to take in these three amazing islands.  The staff aboard will ensure your every need is taken care of … prepping you with snorkelling tips & equipment, serving you an amazing gourmet lunch, making sure you always have a drink in your hand as you soak in the sights from the front deck and just being their delightful selves!  Finding Nemo at Crystal Bay is one of our fondest memories …… BOOK NOW.

Yoga – time for YOU

Serenity Yoga is a shala set in a beautiful tranquil setting and provides a daily schedule of classes that includes: hatha, vinyasa & yin classes. Drop in classes  cater for beginners to advanced yogis and are guaranteed to leave you revitalised and realising yoga should be part of your every day life!  To add to the island yogi feel, fresh coconuts are offered after each class.    Serenity Yoga, head teacher and founder, Caroline is also available for private lessons …. the ultimate way to get back into your yoga mojo.  More info…

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Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida is expansive, spectacular and has a natural beauty that will be with you forever.  Our first visit to Penida was only a year ago, from the moment we landed and set off on our scooters ( following our guide) it was clear this was a place that has so much to offer but also had yet to be discovered by mainstream tourism – such a positive.

Due to the size and undulating terrain, you can only see part of it in one day.  We packed all we could into one day, arriving back on Lembongan at dusk, exhausted, exhilarated and already planning to go back!

As a result we have teamed up with a local operator and guides, offering two different day trip packages from Nusa Lembongan and one for Bali based day trippers.

Island adventurers …. this is for you. MORE INFO

Learn to Surf

Lembongan offers 3 surf breaks for a range of abilities, plus Nusa Ceningan is a destination for experienced surfers.

Warm waters and rolling waves are the perfect conditions to learn to surf or re-acquaint yourself with your board.

Playgrounds and Lacerations, depending on conditions are the preferred break for first timers and those easing back into their surfing mojo!  Grab an expert to help you make it so much easier and FUN! CLICK HERE for Lembongan surf schools we highly recommend.

Glo Day Spa

GLO DAY SPA at Sandy Bay

Sandy Bay

REVIEW BY The Nomadic Shopper

If an island destination is not enough to get your tropical glow on then you must check in to Glo Day Spa at Sandy Bay, Nusa Lembongan where a relaxed island vibe is only a spa treatment away.

Glo Day Spa at Sandy Bay Nusa Lembongan is tucked in the corner with beach sand and pandan trees at the doorstep.  Step up off the beach and experience total pampering and relaxation by beautiful smiling therapists who are GOOD at what they do.  Choose from a range of specialised treatments on the menu and delight in the ocean elements just a stone’s throw away.

We delighted in a “Lembongan Rituals of Joy” spa package which was 2 hours of blissful scrubbing, rubbing and relaxing for just under AUD$60 each.  Upon arrival pick your body scrub and massage oil from a range of specifically targeted ingredients and check in ready to be transported to a state of pure tropical island bliss.

Our personal double treatment room embraced the island outlook with beautiful tropical vegetation and views of the ocean.  First our feet were gently bathed as we looked out the window to the waves crashing on the sandy beach before we lay on the massage tables and were rubbed and scrubbed with our personally chosen scrub, leaving our skin tingling.  Next, kneading hands and lavender scented oil massaged out any tension in our bodies.  Pressure points and knots seemed to drift away with the rolling of the surf and we were left to tackle another hard day at the beach.

If full body treatments are not your thing there are a range of delicious treatments to choose from that will leave you feeling revitalised and simply Glo(w)ing!

Where:  Glo, Sandy Bay, Nusa Lembongan, Bali

Phone: +628289 7015600

To Book: reservationsb@glospabali.com

Words by The Nomadic Shopper

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GOLDUST 24K Facial

Review by The Nomadic Shopper

Goldust Beauty Lounge is gathering attention and a heap of exposure on social media for it’s signature treatment – the 24K GOLD facial.  I thought it best to discover what the hype was all about.

Located in Canguu, Goldust Beauty Lounge is by no means a huge salon but instead an intimate space spread over two levels and includes a boutique with some gorgeous goodies.

Gold is on the menu everywhere from the decor to the VIP customer service you receive so you really feel you are travelling gold class.  It is not hard to understand why they are finalists for the coveted award in the Esthetics category for Bali’s Best Brand Award.

The 24K Gold treatment is pivoted as “the ultimate Goldust treatment” and I have to agree.  This facial really is the BEST facial I have experienced.  My skin was cleansed, massaged and gently exfoliated by the therapist before it was pressed with beautiful gold.  It is at this point you can opt to recline in the treatment lounge surrounded by things dripping in gold (and a photo opportunity).  I really am channelling Cleopatra at this point and feeling like ancient Egyptian royalty!

But the decadence doesn’t stop there!  Whilst your gold mask works it’s magic, you will be purring when your therapist treats you to a gorgeous scalp, hand, shoulder and foot massage.  Simply sublime!

As I sat completely relaxed sipping my ginger and honey tea, I slip into a state of pure bliss as I read my take home message on my tea tray,  “Beauty is not about having a pretty face, it is about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and most importantly a beautiful soul.”  I shall take that with me to contemplate later.

Cleopatra was onto something!  My skin feels soft and looks radiant. I  might just fill the bath with milk and honey whilst I am on a roll…

 

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