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5 Best Beaches in Nusa Dua: From Swimming to Camel Ride

nusa dua beach, 5 Best Beaches in Nusa Dua: From Swimming to Camel Ride

Looking for a beach to spend time with your family in Bali? The beaches at Nusa Dua are ideal for you! Combining cleanliness and safety for the youngsters as you enjoy some tranquillity.

We’ve selected some of Nusa Dua’s best beaches to assist you in planning an enjoyable trip. The ones that will make you want to return again and again. So, prepare your swimwear, sunscreen, and a camera to capture the moments. Let’s go!

Here are the top 5 Nusa Dua’s beaches

1. The Nusa Dua Beach

One of the most beautiful beaches in Bali can be found in Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) Nusa Dua. This place will give you a great combination of outstanding beauty and cleanliness for your tranquil moments.

Nusa Dua Beach has white sand and calm, shallow seawater, which make this beach perfect for swimming. Therefore, this place is really suitable for family holidays and honeymoons.

Get up early in the morning to see the sunrise! Nusa Dua Beach is noted for its breathtaking views as the upper rim of the sun appears on the horizon. Start your day with vitamin D and breathe in some fresh air. You can also jog along the pristine beach to get some sweat or rent a bicycle for around IDR25,000 per hour.

Location: Benoa, South Kuta, Badung, Bali 80363  [MAPS]

2. Geger Beach, Nusa Dua

Geger Beach, Nusa Dua, is also well-known among international visitors as this is one of the best beaches in Nusa Dua. The quiet and shallow seawater make the beach a good place for your youngsters to dive in.

How do I enjoy this beach to the fullest? At this Nusa Dua beach, you will be able to indulge in a variety of water sports, such as canoeing, surfing, snorkelling, and stand-up paddle boarding. However, because the seafloor lacks corals, you will encounter just a few aquatic species.

If water sports are not for you, then you can just enjoy the quiet ambience of this pristine beach while sitting back and relaxing in a beachfront cafe.

A tiny hill on the south side of Geger Beach marks the location of the Geger Dalem Pamutih Temple. The temple is open to the public as long as you dress modestly, and for women, you can’t be on your period. You can enjoy panoramic views of the sea from the temple.

Entrance Fee: IDR3,000

Location: Benoa, South Kuta, Badung, Bali 80363  [MAPS]

3. Mengiat Beach

Mengiat Beach is one of the cleanest and best beaches in Nusa Dua, Bali! But don’t worry, you don’t need to stay at one of Nusa Dua’s luxury resorts to visit Mengiat Beach. Numerous roads and parking spaces lead to this beautiful escape.

Mengiat Beach is surrounded by two enormous rocks that resemble a little island. It causes the sea waves to be low, therefore, this beach is a great place for kids to swim. If you are into surfing, you must rent a boat and then go about 500 metres to the Mengiat beachfront for a great wave.

Entrance Fee: Free

Location: Jl.Pantai Mengiat Kawasan ITDC Nusa Dua, Benoa, South Kuta, Badung, Bali 80363  [MAPS]

4. Samuh Beach, Nusa Dua

Samuh Beach is well-known for its breathtaking sunrise, and locals refer to it as Segara Samuh. Your soul will be healed once your feet touch the white sand and you enjoy the calming ambience.

The gentle waves and the shallow sea water make this beach suitable for family outings. Kids could easily plunge into it and enjoy the pristine beach. When the tide is low, you can easily spot starfish stuck in the muddy sand. It’s definitely a nice activity to do with the kids.

There are several aquatic attractions here. You can snorkel or dive here and enjoy the beautiful underwater scenery. You could surf too, but you have to go to the centre to catch big waves.

On the left side of Samuh Beach, there is a small island called Nusa Darma. People frequently go biking or walking while observing the magnificent scenery. Go try it and feel the vitamin it absorbs!

Entrance Fee: Free

Location: Benoa, South Kuta, Badung, Bali 80361 [MAPS]

5. Sawangan Beach

Besides the pristine beach, white sand, and chill atmosphere, this is one of the best beaches in Nusa Dua that offers you something you may never have found on another beach before. It amounts to nothing more than a camel ride.

Yes, you read it right. Here, you can do a camel ride along the beach area. You just need to pay around IDR120,000 to IDR175,000 for a 30-minute ride. It is definitely a unique and fun experience you cannot miss. Especially for the kids, they are going to love it!

But of course, it would be nice to just stroll around the beach and dip yourself in the calm seawater. And if you happen to feel tired from strolling around, you can enjoy foot massages and reflexology from lovely ladies who offer massage services along the beach.

Location: Jl. Gunung Payung I, Benoa, South Kuta, Badung, Bali [MAPS]

So, those are the five best beaches in Nusa Dua. All of them offer you a serene, calm, and pleasant atmosphere. It could totally be the best choice if you visit Bali with your family. But those are also perfect for those who want to enjoy a calming atmosphere while dipping their bodies in calm and pristine seawater. Therefore, don’t hesitate to include Nusa Dua as one of the must-visit places on your Bali itinerary.

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