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12 best things to do in kuta

Kuta is mainly remembered for its long golden white coastline and as a surfing paradise since the 1970s. Since then, Kuta has been revolving thanks to the development of hotels, bars, and restaurants.

Though yes it has been touted as over-visited by tourists, it still holds some sort of charm that continues to attract travelers from far and wide every year without fail. It is now one of the most famous fishing villages in Bali.

If you are planning to visit Kuta, here are the top things that you can do during your trip to make it worth the crowd hustling.

1.Starting with the beach:

  • It’s impossible to be in Kuta and not participating in any beach activities. The best beach that comes to mind is the Kuta Beach, which has one of the finest coasts especially if you are looking to catch a great sunset view.
  • It has a marked beach footpath where you can take a romantic stroll or walk. Many free activities can be enjoyed at the beach including relaxing, horseback riding, sunbathing, and swimming, which is just unavoidable as the blue and clear water is just irresistible.
  • 2.Meeting Sea Turtles
  • The Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conservation is the place in Kuta where visitors get to be up close and get personal with sea turtles.
  • The Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conservation consists of a sea turtle hatchery and educational facility, whose aim is to protect sea turtles due to its decreasing numbers.
  • Breeding season is around June and July and this is the time when thousands of sea turtles turn up around the sands of Kuta to hatch their eggs.
  • 3.Surfing at the Beach
  • If you are in Kuta, then trying your hands or feet at surfing is compulsory. Even if you cannot surf, it’s not a big deal as Kuta is filled with a lot of surfing schools where beginners can learn to surf.
  • There are various kinds of learning packages for individuals, families, and couples. The amazing waves in Kuta are one of the main reasons that tourists cannot resist surfing on and it is mainly one of its top attraction.
  • 4. Enjoying live music on the beach
  • Located on the main strip of Jalan Legian Bali Beach Shack is one of the best music places in Kuta and features a semi-open air environment with some soft sofas and a stage playing live music.
  • Different bands perform in the rotation but you can expect them to play all the classics such as famous pop and rock songs, or they also take requests and perform according to the guests.
  • You will also find a dance floor here in front of the stage and the bar is open into the early hours of the morning.
  • 5.Visit the temples
  • Kuta is filled with a number of beautiful temples that represent the religious backgrounds of the many cultures in Bali. There are two famous temples in Bali, which are the Kongco Bio Kuta Chinese Temple and Leung Gwan Kuta Temple.
  • Temples in Kuta are some of the oldest temples that were built long before hundreds of years ago. The temples in Kuta are landmarks of vivid colors and very far eastern architectures.
  • There is the sense of spirituality when entering these temples, something that is not felt elsewhere in Kuta.
  • Vihara Dharmayana Kuta
  • Vihara Dharmayana, also called by the names Leeng Gwan Kuta Temple and Kongco Bio Kuta Chinese Temple, is one of Kuta's considerable landmarks, but it is slightly hidden and located on the side-street off the popular beach roads.
  • The Buddhist temple is one of the oldest in the area, dating back two centuries ago. However, its main structures are well-maintained and feature intricate Far Eastern architecture painted in vivid and bright colors.
  • The courtyard is calm with constant wafts of incense smoke from the large bowls and altars. The red roof tiles are easily visible from the nearby busy road.
  • Opening timing: 09:00 – 8:00pm
  • Location: Jalan Blambangan, Kuta
  • 6.Enjoying at Waterbom Bali and Circus Waterpark
  • The Waterbom Bali is one of the largest water parks in Asia and it is a very popular tourist attraction located only in Kuta.
  • Since you are already paying a visit to Kuta, Bali, it’s definitely worth your time to spend at least a day if not more than three hours at Waterbom Bali.
  • The thrills are plenty here, where visitors of all age groups can enjoy. There are water slides, including the Climax ‘super-loop’ body slide, Superbowl, Race Track and much more, and a recreational part.
  • There’s also the Circus Waterpark, which provides the same fun as the Waterbom Bali in Kuta. Although it’s smaller, the Circus Waterpark is cheaper than the Waterbom Bali.
  • The Circus Waterpark has many interesting activities, such as a range of water slides and a great kids’ corner with a lot of fun activities. The Circus Waterpark is another good place for families with kids or couples to have fun.
  • 7.Eating
  • Kuta is filled with many great places to eat. There are high-class and simple restaurants. If you are looking to have a taste of what local food is like in Kuta, then local restaurants are the perfect places to be.
  • Small restaurants catering the local food of Kuta are Warung Indonesia and Poppies Lane 1 & 2. The most famous local food here is the Banana Leaf with Rice and the Nasi Goreng.
  • The availability of western food in Kuta is unlimited as there are many restaurants that serve pizza, fish, pasta, and chips, chicken cordon, spaghetti and much more.
  • Anyone, who has been visited Kuta, can vouch for the fact that it is one of the cheapest places for tourists. That is why Kuta is one of the most popular places for backpackers and travelers for many years despite its increasing popularity.
  • 8.Kuta Theater
  • Kuta Theater started out as a unique flavor to the entertainment scene in Kuta, presenting a stage of magical tricks performed by the Bali’s handful of a stage magician and then developed to include theatrical aspects in the show.
  • Now it is a must-see place in Kuta Jalan Kartika Plaza and serves as a great night out for the family. For only USD 10, you can enjoy this interesting show that blends stage magic with a theatrical and cultural drama, known as the Lights of Faith.
  • It tells a story of the traditional friendship faced with many challenges of modernism. There are hilarious and fun moments mixed in between tense and thrilling illusion scenes.
  • Opening Hours: Daily shows start at 8:00 pm for an hour and dinner package are also available.
  • Location: Kuta Centre, Jalan Kartika Plaza, Kuta
  • 9.Dream Museum Zone
  • Dream Museum Zone (DMZ) Bali offers a great time indoors with the collection of galleries that are filled with immersive large-scale wall paintings that create a three-dimensional effect for photos.
  • You can set up your tripod and camera timer to share wonderful group shots with your friends, or simply pose and play around with the numerous themes available there.
  • From being chased by a number of great white, to crossing a treacherous causeway and sitting in an ancient temple garden, you'll easily spend a whole day here.
  • Location: Jl. Nakula No. 33X, Legian
  • 10.Armada Flow House
  • Armada Flow House offers many fun flow riding action and a relaxed dining spot in Kuta. Designed to offer a year-round wave, it features a Flowrider which lets you practice or show off with ease – just take your pick between a body board and a flow board.
  • The effort level is ideal for both adults and children alike, which makes this Flow House a great choice for the family outings. Ticket prices start at IDR 300,000 (USD 22) per hour.
  • Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 11:00am - 12:00am, Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 02:00am
  • Address: Jalan Dewi Sri No. 72, Kuta
  • 11.Pandora Experience Bali
  • Pandora Experience Bali offers interesting escape game adventures with its specially designed rooms in Kuta.
  • Designed for teams of 2 to 10 people, you will be put into thrilling scenarios where you’ll have to work as a team to solve puzzles, face endless surprises and discover many hidden passages in order to escape the room in 2 hours or less.
  • The games are bound to give your brains a great workout and get your adrenaline rushing. The games also serve as great team building activities, making it ideal for family vacations as well as corporate outings.
  • Opening Hours: 10:00 - 20:00
  • Location: Jalan Dewi Sri 45D, Kuta
  • 12.Enjoying the Flying Fish Boat Ride
  • Get ready to fly high up in the air in the fish boat over the waves of the sea by getting pulled up by a speedboat.
  • Flying fish is a new water game, extremely popular among European and Asian tourists.
  • Enjoy this flying fish boat ride with your family and friends.
  • This is just 20-minute activity.

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