Kuta is the tourist hub of the island. So having spent nearly two weeks adventuring the south coast, here are our top 6 awesome things to do in Kuta Lombok.
The Top 7 Things To Do In Kuta Lombok
1. Check Out The Beaches
Kuta is home to some of the most beautiful beaches and crystal clear water on the island.
From the more popular Tanjung Aan Beach to the lesser known Seger Beach, whether you’re backpacking or on holiday, hitting the beaches is definitely going to be top of your things to do in Kuta Lombok list.
2. Hit The Kuta Surf
From beginners to pros, Lombok is one of the best places in Indonesia for catching waves.
Either way, if you’re a water baby at heart then surfing in Kuta could definitely be added to your things to do in Kuta Lombok list.
3. BATU PAYUNG LOMBOK – THE FAMOUS LOMBOK ROCK
Batu Payung is home to one of the most unusual and amazing coastal landforms we’ve ever seen.
It’s quickly becoming a hotspot on Lombok amongst tourists, as well as a beautiful place to chill at low tide. So if you’re planning to visit make sure to check the tides before you go!
4. BANGKANG CAVE – THE MYSTICAL LOMBOK BAT CAVE
Bangkang Cave is an underground bat cave like no other.
With bamboo stairs leading down and burning coconuts making for a memorable smell, the light rays that come in around midday will blow your mind!
5. Sunset At Merese Hill
Merese Hill, or Bukit Merese as it’s known by the locals, is the perfect place to catch sunset in Kuta.
With stunning views of the southern coastline, and epic lighting in the evenings, this spot is not to be missed on your things to do in Kuta Lombok list.
Either here or Semeti Beach were our best sunsets of Kuta!
6. Refuel on good food
So coming over from Bali we thought we’d been spoiled for choice. But as soon as we arrived there was one place in town that stood out and we just had to try.
Kenza Cafe, and their sister eatery El Bazar, serve up some of the best food on the island. So whether you’re looking to replenish yourself with smoothie bowls or sit back and chill in the evenings these two are our pick of the bunch in Kuta!
7. BENANG STOKEL & BENANG KELAMBU WATERFALLS
Ok, so this one isn’t actually in Kuta but it’s only an hour and a half drive away and well worth a visit.
For a thrilling day out at some of the best waterfalls in Lombok, Benang Stokel & Benang Kelambu are awesome.
We scootered up from Kuta and spent the day chilling and taking in the beauty.
Luxury – Mana Retreat – An exquisite retreat where relaxation completely takes over, creating an unforgettable stay!
Mid Budget – Puri Rinjani Bungalows – A beautifully luxurious getaway with stunning facilities and a swimming pool to persuade anyone to stay there.
Budget – Kebun Homestay – Kebun Homestay is clean, cheap and everything you could possibly need if you’re travelling on a budget!
For more places to stay in Kuta you can check the latest prices here.
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