Most people in the world must have wanted to visit Bali. It is a paradise island where we can do so many fun things. This is a perfect place to spend our vacation with family or friends.
On this island, there are plenty of places we can visit. One of the most popular spots is Kuta. This place is always crowded with tourists, either domestic or international. Planning on coming to Kuta?
Then be sure to recharge your energy to do a lot of things in this region. Here are 10 cool things to do in Kuta Bali.
Learn to Surf
Surfing is definitely the most obvious as well as exciting thing to do here. Kuta Beach is quite well-known as a place for surfing.
You will see a number of people riding the waves with their surfing board. This is one of the more popular things to do in Kuta Bali.
The waves in this area is quite mild, which is perfect for beginners to try their skill. Have no skill to surf yet? Don’t let this reason to stop you. There is a facility available for people to learn how to surf in Kuta.
Get a Temporary Tattoo
Surfing and sunbathing are common things to do in Kuta. How about trying something different like getting tattoo? Don’t get scared right away as the tattoo we are mentioning here is not permanent.
At Kuta Beach, you can actually get a temporary tattoo, which are quite popular especially among domestic tourists. You can get one from a local tattoo artist.
The ingredient used for the tattoo is completely safe since it is made of henna. What’s more, the price to get one is pretty affordable.
The range price is between IDR50,000 – IDR300,000 depending on the size and pattern of the tattoo.
If surfing is too tiring for you, then simply lay around the beach and sunbathe yourself. Many visitors to Bali do the same thing so they can get a fine tan colour for their body.
However, do not forget to apply a sunblock cream to prevent your skin from getting sunburn. If you forgot to bring your mat, you can rent one from a nearby rental shop.
Go To Waterbom Bali
Need some more actions going on for your vacation in Kuta Bali? Then come to Waterbom Bali. This is one place you certainly would not want to miss, especially when you are traveling your kids.
It is one of the largest water parks you can find in the island. In this park, there are plenty of various rides such as Twin Racers, Superbowl, Python, Lazy River and many more.
The facilities and services here are very complete. If you are hungry, you can go to their cafe, food court or even pool bar.
Drinking and Watch the Sunset
Bali is also popular as a spot to view breathtaking sunset. But, to make it more delicate, how about enjoying the view while having some delicious drinks.
If you are looking for this, visit Ku De Ta.
It is an outdoor bar that offers you a magnificent scenery of the sea. The view is more outstanding during sunset, and you can enjoy it while making yourself in comfort with some tasty drinks.
When night has come, don’t put yourself into sleep just like that. Get up and be ready for some more fun with night party in Kuta. Potato Head Beach Club in Seminyak or Skygarden is the best place for that.
The atmosphere in this place is very exciting and full of energy. Some of the best DJs from around the world also join to play some amazing musics.
Of course there are some other spots in Kuta where you can experience a great nightlife.
Giant Sea Turtle Statue
Bali is a good place to educate yourself about sea turtle. And, you can learn about it in Giant Sea Turtle Statue (Patung Penyu Raksasa).
The location is right beside the office of Kuta Beach Task Force.
This is a place specialized for sea turtle cultivation. The purpose of this facility is to increase the number of sea turtle, which are decreasing from time to time.
In this place, we can directly see the process of how the staff take care of all the sea turtles. It is even possible to witness a sea turtle hatching from the egg.
Furthermore, you may also have the opportunity to release the sea turtle babies back to the ocean. So, if you are a turtle lover, then this is a must-visit place for you.
Most tourists usually prefer to lie down at the shore for relaxing. To get a better relaxation, get yourself a massage by the local masseurs. You can easily find them around Kuta beach.
Imagine laying your body under a tree while having a relaxing massage. That will complete your vacation for sure. The cost for one massage is fairly cheap, which around IDR60,000 to IDR80,000.
Traveling with Dokar
There is nothing better to know about Kuta than traveling around the area. For this activity, we highly recommend you to do it with dokar.
Dokar is traditional pedicab pulled by a horse. One ride can load up to 4 people, including the driver. It only costs IDR100,000 for one-way travel. The journey will be started from Kuta Beach, which is also the ending point.
This service is available from day to night.
Try Upside Down World Bali
Kuta has several fun attractions which offer you a whole different atmosphere. One of them is Upside Down World Bali. As you can guess by its name, this is a place of which all of the furniture is upside down.
When you come into a room, you will feel like you have entered into a new world where it defies gravity. The other recommended attraction is Dream Museum Zone Bali. This place has varieties of artistic murals with optical illusion effect.
Here you can get some unique and interactive pictures for your social media.
Where to Stay in Kuta
Kuta has a good variety of guest houses, hostels and hotels. Here are a few places to check out and give you an idea of what is available in Kuta if you are planning to visit Kuta.
Remember to check the reviews and book a place that suits you interests while traveling.
Grandmas Plus Hotel Airport
Rating 8.6, Prices start from $17 for Double room
Situated 10 minutes’ drive from Bali Galeria Mall, Grandmas Plus Hotel Airport features free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and has an outdoor swimming pool.
Rooms are air-conditioned and fitted with a flat-screen cable TV, safety deposit box, desk and seating area. The en suite bathroom has a shower and free toiletries.
Cara Cara Inn
Rating 9.0, Prices start from $24 for Double room
Cara Cara Inn is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Strategically located in Kuta, Cara Cara Inn offers accommodation with an outdoor pool and a restaurant.
Free WiFi is accessible in all areas and free parking is available on site. Simply furnished, rooms at Cara Cara Inn are fitted with air conditioning, a personal safe and a cable TV.
The Tusita Hotel
Rating 7.5, Prices start from $22 for Double room
The Tusita Hotel is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Located a 10-minute walk from Waterbom Water Theme Park, The Tusita Hotel features an outdoor pool, restaurant and 24-hour front desk. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the building.
Each air conditioned room comes fitted with a flat-screen cable TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and a personal safe.
Finally, those are some of the cool things to do in Kuta Bali. Of course there are still plenty of others you might not want to miss out like bungee jumping, sling shot, etc. All in all, you can do many different fun things in Kuta Bali.
And that’s it for now! I’d love to know if this guide on the things to do in Kuta Bali has helped you. Let me know if you have any questions and let me know if you go too.