Nusa Dua is a collection of the five-stars resorts and luxe beachfront hotels. A sort of village within a village, Nusa Dua offers all the necessary tourist amenities including plenty of opportunities for dining, shopping and relaxing on the beach. The are also a few terrific venues located just outside this exclusive resort town.
Known as a one-stop destination for families looking for luxury, you might write off nightlife in Nusa Dua as pretty much non-existent. But if you know where to look, Nusa Dua offers some epic fun after the sun goes down. Check out our picks for the best of nightlife in Nusa Dua.
1. King Cole Bar
Exquisite, upscale and glamorous, King Cole Bar at the St. Regis Bali is a place to put on your little cocktail dress and wear your high heels. Chic and elegant, this bar serves designer cocktails and offers a palatial lounging experience, so if you like spending your evening in the lap of luxury, this exclusive establishment is a perfect match.
2. Agendaz Beach Club
Though most of the bars in Nusa Dua exude luxury, there are a couple of midrange and affordable venues with a friendly and laid-back atmosphere and Agendaz Beach Club is a prime example. Simple yet appealing and cosy, this beachfront venue provides chilled out vibes and reasonably priced tropical cocktails for blissful beachside relaxation.
3. ZJ’s Bar and Lounge
ZJ’s Bar and Lounge exudes sophistication, attracting a fashionable crowd. Located at the lavish Mulia resort, ZJ’s offers a breezy outdoor lounge and sleek indoor nightclub featuring plush leather seats and music pumping well into the night.
4. Nyoman’s Beer Garden
Nyoman’s Beer Garden is set outside the Nusa Dua resort town, but it’s easily reached on foot or by a free shuttle service available for visitors. The bar serves an ample range of local and international beers along with stronger spirits. You can sample a selection of Indonesian and Western dishes and finish your dinner with a delicious cocktail.
5. Budaya Cultural Theatre
The Budaya Cultural Theatre offers a different way to spend your evening out on the town. The theater offers a family-friendly show every evening. The show includes traditional Legong dance performances with live gamelan music and various theatre performances. A great way to take a closer look at Balinese traditions and culture.
6. Pica Tapas Bar and Churrasqueria
Pica Tapas Bar and Churrasqueria is a lively addition to Nusa Dua’s laid-back bar scene. This modern establishment exudes energetic vibes and invites visitors to sample amazing tapas, Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine with all-you-can-eat promos. You can also dance the night away to the fiery rhythms of Samba and Latin music.
7. Cascade Garden Lounge and Bar
Cascade Garden Lounge and Bar is a sophisticated open-air establishment, featuring an incredible selection of wine, Champagne, custom cocktails and tropical mocktails. Indulge the venue’s romantic ambience, watch the mesmerising fire performancea and unwind from the daily routine in this oasis of peace and serenity.
8. The Tavern International Pub
Located outside of the main gate of the Nusa Dua resort complex, the Tavern International Pub is a fantastic getaway from the polished luxury. An elaborate menu offers a variety of signature and classic cocktails, along with some yummy snacks for those feeling a bit peckish.
9. Pirates Bay
If you’re planning a night out with the family in Nusa Dua, Pirates Bay is a terrific choice. The beachfront restaurant sits right on the sand and delights guests with all ages with a life-sized pirate ship sitting on the beach and whimsical tree houses tucked into the foliage. The restaurant offers a menu of dominantly western fare nd a kids’ menu is also available. The venue is particularly atmospheric after sunset with live music played most nights.
Luxurious and relaxed, Nusa Dua is a wonderful location for a family vacation. Offering great restaurants and stylish nightlife, the area is a dream come true for discerning travellers looking to be pampered.