Kempinski Blog Article
Bali is one of the most popular destinations in Indonesia, and is known for its beautiful beaches, volcanic mountains, rice paddies and year-round warm weather. Bali is also one of the most spiritual destinations on earth and home to over 10,000 Hindu temples and religious sites.
An excellent destination for friends, families and couples, this guide will help you enjoy an unforgettable stay in Bali, more specifically the beautiful province of Nusa Dua
Stay at The Apurva Kempinski Bali
The Apurva Kempinski Bali is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the tranquillity of Bali. Located in Nusa Dua, and standing atop the Nusa Dua cliff, the Apurva Kempinski Bali offers guests the ultimate in beachfront luxury, with breath-taking views of the Indian Ocean.
The hotel has 475 rooms, suites and villas, with 60% of these featuring their own private plunge pool for ultimate luxury and relaxation in the comfort of your own room. The onsite luxury spa provides an array of Japanese healing treatments, while the onsite restaurants offer delicious local and traditional cuisine.
And if you want to explore the surrounding Nusa Dua area, take a look at our top picks below.
Take in the Devdan Show
A spectacular theatre show in Bali, the Devdan takes viewers on a 90-minute journey through the Indonesian archipelago. The show has dancers and acrobats to tell the story, with traditional dances from the Indonesian, Balinese, Sumatran, Javan, Bornean and Papua cultures. It’s a great show for all the family, and definitely worth a visit if you’re in Nusa Dua.
Relax at Nusa Dua Beach
Nusa Dua is the main beach in the area, and one of the most popular in Bali. The beach has calm and peaceful shallow waters, so is suitable for swimming and snorkelling, while the waves beyond are great for surfers. Local fishermen head out to sea in their wooden boats, while tourist companies offer daily glass bottom boat trips to enjoy too. Whether you’re looking to relax on the white sands or explore the deep waters, Nusa Dua is the perfect beach for all the family to enjoy.
Explore the Pasifika Museum
The Pasifika Art Museum is home to a collection of historical and cultural artefacts from over 200 international artists. Pasifika Museum is dominated by cultural and Balinese themes, and home to a number of artworks by famous Balinese painter Nyoman Gunarsa. It’s a great place to spend an afternoon and learn more about Indonesian culture and art.
Visit Puja Mandala
A unique landmark, Puja Mandala is a cultural and religious complex consisting of five religious sites in Nusa Dua. In this one single compound, there is a Hindu temple, Islamic mosque, Buddhist temple, Catholic church and Protestant church. It’s a perfect example of Indonesia’s major religions living peacefully together, despite their different beliefs, and is a must-visit while in Nusa Dua.
Witness the powerful Water Blow
Water Blow is a famous peninsula cliff in Bali where visitors flock each year to witness the enormous water splashes that are often taller than the trees around it! Plus, you will get beautiful views of the island and Indian Ocean from here. Just be careful if you’re visiting with young children, as the water can become very powerful.
So, whether you are looking to visit Bali, or perhaps somewhere different, make sure your stay is even more special with Kempinski. Click here to view all our hotel destinations.