Balitraveldiary.com – Nusa Lembongan is escape destination for those who are bored with the crowds of tourism centers in mainland Bali. On this 8 square kilometer island, visitors can find a beautiful natural panorama. Like a patch of land surrounded by a vast expanse of ocean. Although it has been equipped with various tourism facilities, the main advantage of this island is the absence of traffic crowds or hawkers as often found in mainland Bali tourist areas. Visitors also can feel more free, as if nothing is blocking when enjoying the beauty of exotic nature.
One of the main attractions possessed by this island is underwater biodiversity. Until now, the Nusa Lembongan-Nusa Ceningan-Nusa Penida region is a reference to the underwater beauty. That is still sustainable in Bali. in addition to the Menjangan Island on the north side of Bali. The area which covers three islands holds more than 20 dive and snorkeling spots. One popular spot on Nusa Lembongan is the shallow sea around the mangrove forests of Jungut Batu. The northeastern side of the island.
In addition to snorkeling and diving. There are many other choices for activities as tourism support facilities on the island become more complete. Activities that can be done include swimming, trying the sensation of a banana boat, parasailing that stimulates adrenaline.
In addition to water activities, visitors can also explore the island by land. By motorbike, visitors can see the expanse of seaweed cultivated around the Nusa Lembongan-Nusa Ceningan. Crossing bridge or visit to see the underground houses of the Gala-gala.
Compared to Nusa Penida which is larger and has more population. Nusa Lembongan is more advanced in terms of tourism infrastructure. In addition, Nusa Lembongan has quite a large selection of accommodation facilities with varying specifications and prices. For this reason, local and foreign tourists more often make this island as their vacation and recreation destination. Generally, these tourists come to use public speedboat services from Sanur Beach with a travel time of approximately 25-35 minutes.