Kuta travel and tourist guide

Just a 10 minute taxi ride away from Bali’s Ngurah Rai airport is Kuta, the biggest, brashest and most colourful beach resort in Indonesia. Unashamedly hectic and noisy, this is where Bali’s young clubbers and surfers gravitate to in their thousands. Modern day Kuta is an urban sprawl of cheap guest houses, boutiques, bars and the island’s most eclectic nightlife. The resort also boasts plenty of luxury options especially at tranquil Tuban beach.

Dining out is one of its major pleasures and offers every conceivable choice from elegant beachfront bistros to cheap and cheerful streetside food stalls. Away from the beach there is a myriad of exciting activities for all ages including hair raising bungy jumps, go karting and one of Southeast Asia’s finest aqua parks.


Kuta is home to some wide ranging attractions from ancient temples to water theme parks that are brilliant for keeping the entire family perfectly entertained for their entire stay...more


Bali is a place for active people to indulge their passions and Kuta is no exception, with diving, football, parasailing and windsurfing all possible in the vicinity...more


There are plenty of accommodation options in Kuta ranging from cheap fan rooms to charming boutique guesthouses and the best luxury resorts on the planet...more


Kuta is a place to indulge one’s palate with countless sumptuous restaurants serving the best cuisine from around the world and delicious local specialities as well...more


Bali is a family holiday island and Kuta has some great places to entertain younger visitors whilst ensuring mum and dad have the time of their lives whilst in Bali as well...more


Bali is well know for it’s decedent spa treatments which have been perfected over hundreds of years. Read our insiders guide to Kuta’s best spot for the ultimate in pampering...more


The pounding waves may look intimidating but it is the most fun and rewarding place in Bali to learn how to surf. Join a school for some expert tuition or just chill in the surfer pubs...more


Kuta is also a thriving marketplace of trendy street fashions, traditional arts and crafts, tacky souvenirs, cheap DVDs and stylish home wares. See this compete guide...more

Nightlife and bars

There are many hardcore dance clubs, live music venues and stylish lounge bars and late night hunger can be satisfied in numerous 24 hour restaurants and cafes...more


Our thorough guide on how to get to Kuta and then explore the wider area through car hire, bus, taxi or old fashioned shoe leather including what prices to pay for getting from a to b...more

Kuta guide - hospitality, sightseeing and beach fun

Hectic Kuta may not be to everyone’s taste but it does have an irrepressible sense of fun that is utterly unique in Indonesia. The nightlife scene is a vibrant one with colourful nights out guaranteed whatever your age.

Kuta’s major draw is its spectacular golden sands which stretch for over five miles and produce some of the most breathtaking ocean sunsets in Asia. Kuta is a great place to base oneself before exploring the cultural centres of the island.

Suggested hotels near Kuta Beach

Kuta beach plays host to the most vibrant surfing scene in Indonesia and a laid back bohemian charm that is pretty intoxicating. Kuta has the best infrastructure outside the capital of Denpasar which will provide you with all the freedom you need to get out and explore this fascinating island yourself by motorcycle or car.

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