If you are traveling without a budget, the Nusa Dua Bali resort is definitely a great value. The area is mainly for the wealthy few, so you will mainly find luxurious condos here and there may be only a few budget accommodations. Because of the higher prices, you can also expect more amenities and superior customer service.
When looking for a place to stay in Nusa Dua, it is important to determine how much you are willing to spend. While prices here are higher than in other parts of Bali, there is some variation in pricing. For example, you may want to choose a 3-star mid range hotel or a 5-star suite. These days, any rooms you book will include air conditioning, room service, and in-house cafes, restaurants, and shops.
Nusa Dua is located at the southernmost tip of Bali and is just a quick drive from the international airport. The area boasts white sand beaches and is very well developed with paved roads and beautifully maintained gardens. However, there is no highway in Nusa Dua so you can be assured of a nice quiet town that may not be as crowded as other areas in Bali. Nusa Dua is definitely one of Bali’s most prestigious holiday resorts.
There are many things to do in Nusa Dua and many of them can be organized through your hotel. This is advantageous for you because you get your own personal tour guide and will only be traveling with other guests of the hotel. If you are interested in diving, the lagoon is the ideal for you since it is protected and there are no big waves. Also, the water here is warm year round so sea life is plentiful. Lessons are available for those interested.
Nusa Dua even features two islands that you can walk to or hire a boat. These islands are uninhabited so you may be lucky enough to have the whole island to yourself and enjoy relaxing in the sand. Just be weary of incoming tides.
For those who like to shop, Nusa Dua offers a plethora of shopping areas and is known for its exquisite boutiques. You can definitely find many great deals here. Nusa Dua also boasts a fantastic night life with high-end bars and clubs.
If you are planning on traveling inland, here are some things to keep in mind. The more rustic areas aren’t as accommodating when it comes to toilets, so make sure you always have some toilet paper with you and hand sanitizer. Also, if you plan on visiting a temple, you will need to wear a sarong, which can be purchased at any shopping area.
As with any area in Bali, resorts are booked for months, so it is really important that you reserve your hotels in advance. You will be really disappointed if you do not, since it may be almost impossible to find accommodations once you get there.