If you have never visited an island in Indonesia for your holiday, you are missing out on a thrilling experience! The Indonesian islands are the best picks when you need to experience a serene, pleasant, and adventurous holiday. Nusa Penida is one of the Islands in Indonesia, South-east Asia, that you should consider.
If you love hiking, mountain climbing, swimming and relaxing in the beautiful outdoors by beaches with crystal clear turquoise water, then Nusa Penida is the place for you. Here are five reasons why you should visit Nusa Penida for your next holiday…
Visit Peguyangan Waterfall
Peguyangan Waterfall is one of the most visited locations in Nusa Penida. The waterfall gushes and water cascades into the ocean below, and is a real treat to visit. The best pictures can be taken in the morning, or at dusk, just before the sun goes down.
Spend Quality Time at Kelingking Beach
Kelingking Beach has been described as the hottest tourist destination in the region. Many tourists come from all around Bali to have a wonderful experience at this beach located in Nusa Penida.
Kelingking Beach is surrounded by protective looking hills, and the beach is famous for its blue sea and white sand. The serene beach environment is complemented by the lashing of the waves, which creates a relaxing rhythmic sound that all visitors can sit back and enjoy.
Explore Crystal Bay
There is so much to do at Crystal Bay. You can go snorkelling, diving, or go swimming with the exotic marine life that can be found. The water current is always low, and it is perfectly safe to swim in. If you would like to have an adventure, exploring the coral reefs is an excellent idea. You will find fishermen who can tell you captivating stories about the island and the coral reefs.
Experience Local Rituals in a Real Temple
Temples in Nusa Penida, such as Pura Dalem Ped and Goa Giri Putri, are open to the public. You can spend time exploring the temples, admiring carvings, and the architecture which reflects the Balinese culture. Always be on the lookout for amazing souvenirs that you can buy to remember your wonderful visit to the Nusa Penida Temples.
Enjoy the Local Markets
In the local markets, you will find fresh food, fruits and souvenirs. The residents are friendly, and you will get all the assistance you need when buying or interacting with the sellers in the local markets.
The hotels in Nusa Penida are affordable and comfortable. The hotels are strategically located to allow tourists to access the main tourist attractions.
Try the Local Cuisine
Give your taste buds a thrill by trying the local cuisine of Nusa Penida. Their diet features a variety of seafood and meats and fresh vegetables.
Of course, we would also advise that you should visit the Central Java province for something off the beaten track – more specifically Semarang. Hotel Aruss offers a great base for exploring the local area. Most people will visit the Lawang Sewu Building, as well as the Central Java Grand Mosque, but we would also recommend checking out the Sam Po Kong Temple and Semawis Market. Have you been? Comment below!