Kuta Beach is one of the most visitedattractions in Bali. Its white sand and warm water attract millions of visitorswho come to relax with drinks and massages or get active swimming, snorkellingand surfing. Enjoy your preferred activity in a laid-back party atmosphere.
Kuta Beach connects the village of Kutawith Legian, Tuban and Seminyak, although you won’t notice any clear boundariesbetween the towns. Kuta Beach is one long entertainment strip packed withrestaurants, bars, shops and attractions. The surfers and fishermen have longmoved on from Kuta today the beach is all about tourist dollars and loads offun.
Hire a surfboard and take to the waves.The ocean’s sandy floor and gentle waves are perfect for beginners. If you’rebrand new to the sport or want to brush up on your technique then sign up for alesson with a surf school.
Grab a partner and go parasailing or fora ride on a banana boat. Away from the water there are massage tents, hairbraiding stands and temporary tattoo artists.
One of the highlights of the day on KutaBeach is the sunset. Get a table at a café along the sand and have your cameraat the ready. Buy souvenirs and handmade goods such as jewellery from friendlylocals who approach the tables.
After dark is when the famous partyscene kicks off. Stay for drinks and if you’re up for it, dance until daybreak.
Kuta is a popular holiday spot and, likemost busy tourist hubs, suffers from petty crime. Take precautions and keepvaluable belongings close or leave them somewhere secure like a hotel safe. Onthe whole the Balinese people are incredibly friendly and welcoming and KutaBeach is a safe place to visit.
The best time to come is between May andOctober when the weather is cooler and generally dry. Get around by bike or onfoot.
Kuta Beach is 20 minutes by road fromDenpasar, the capital of Bali. Come by taxi or motorbike.