An island which lies in the southeast of Bali, Indonesia is part of the three islands which make up the Nusa Penida which in turn is a part of the lesser Sunda islands group. This magical island is part of klungkung regency and resembles like a more sophisticated personified form of its other two brothers Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan. It’s a quiet tourist-friendly island compared to its other Nusa brother Islands with just 5000 (estimated) population residing on it. There is a small bridge linking Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan which can handle traffic of foot and two-wheelers only. This small Island is served with motorboat in regular 30 minutes interval in the day time.
The economy of this mini-Island is based on tourism because it’s the most tourist-friendly Island out of the three neighbouring islands with a significant fishing and agriculture base. You will find myriad of guesthouses to stay and even a small gym there. Marine Conservation of many endangered species like olive Ridley turtles can be seen there.
If planning a trip for this wonderful island it may cost you around 2.5k in a 3-star hotel. To get there on the Island ferry leaves multiple times per day from Sanur east Bali. You can even book it online in advance at the lowest price. Some places to stay in good locations in the island are Swara Homestay which offers a basic room with beach scenery for around rs.1200 per night. The other option is Sukanusa Luxury Huts its unique construction can make anyone fall in love with it. The places which you will love to visit include Dream Beach indeed a pool restaurant can make you forget everything with its white sand and so clear water with good food and drinks. Another interesting spot is Devil’s tears you can find it the best thing to explore on Nusa Penida it’s a place more to feel and not just to watch where the water sucks inside the outcrop and come out with an explode which create a rainbow-like phenomenon to see and that’s why called as Devil’s Tears. Exploring further you will find a secluded beach known as Sandy Bay which offers luxurious food, drink and stays in villas for up to 2400rs per night. Other scenic beauty it offers includes Mushroom Bay and Jungut Batu Beach.
For Adventurous crowd out there the island offers Snorkel with Giant Manta rays, Dream Beach and Devil’s Tears Cliff Jump can be the most amusing events that gonna be unforgettable for many. Jungut Batu offers some shops for the people who love to do the shopping and an array of good restaurant which offers some scrumptious dishes that your taste buds will not forget easily. Last but not the least make sure to keep a selfie stick with you as you will be capturing most of the moments thereto and of course will cherish the beauty of this island and the memories you have created here for your whole life.