Nusa Lembongan is no longer just a day trip destination. According to Bali villa experts Easy Villas, it has become a popular place to stay thanks to modern villas that are very affordable and tons of things to do. In fact, this location has some of the best places to eat and it has a lively nightlife, yet at the same time, you can stay off the beaten track and not have to deal with the high levels of congestion that other areas of Bali often have. The pace of life may be slower but you aren’t going to be disappointed.
Part of your Bali vacation experience is enjoying the sights and sounds that the country has to offer. That includes enjoying local cuisine. Of course, if you prefer to stick to western dishes rather than Balinese specialties that’s never a problem as most restaurants offer both.
Eating out is pretty laid back in Nusa Lembongan with many of the beachfront restaurants offering Balinese specialty dishes in addition to Western dishes and of course, fresh seafood is always on the menu. Let’s look at a few of those restaurants.
The Beach Club
This is considered one of the best dining places in Nusa Lembongan. You’ll enjoy some of the most stunning views around, high quality tasty dishes, great service and signature evening BBQs.
Muntigs Bar & Restaurant
This one definitely sets itself apart from many of the other restaurants. This is a fine dining experience that offers Balinese cuisine and a variety of international dishes along with an excellent selection of imported wines. Dining here might cost you a little more but it’s worth every dime.
This family run restaurant is a true treasure to the local area. It’s well known for its delicious Thai soups and curries as well as the large servings for the rock bottom price. Come enjoy a local Indonesian dish or two.
This little gem is known for its pizzas, which are delicious! In addition, they serve the traditional Indonesian dishes at great prices.
This Robinson Crusoe style restaurant overlooks the beach at the end of the Mangrove forest. You’ll enjoy both delicious European and Indonesian dishes here. There’s something for everyone. Great! Now you know where to go to have a good meal but Nusa Lembongan actually has a fantastic nightlife, even though it’s not actually known for it. However, don’t expect to party through the night here as things do tend to close-up earlier.
Blue Corner Bar
This has become a popular island hangout. It’s a great place to relax and it’s located right on the beach so often they host late night Friday parties complete with beach fires.
Scooby Doo Beach Bar
This is a favourite with the surfers, especially the Australian ones. It’s one of the most popular nightlife hangouts on the entire island. Play pool, watch live sports, socialize, and drink another beer. You won’t be disappointed.
Nusa Lembongan is a great place to not just visit but stay. This quiet, relaxed island has so much to offer – as much as many other areas of Bali but without all the demand on resources.