Kuta & Tuban

A bustling part of Bali that never sleeps, welcome to Tuban and Kuta. Located just north of Bali's, Ngurah Rai International Airport, Kuta and Tuban are extreemly popular with Australias and New Zealand visitors due to it proximity to the airport, cheap accommodation, wild nightlife, restaurants and it's famous beach.

Walk the streets, hunting for a holiday bargain stop at one of the many restaurants offering delicious Indonesian and Western cuisines, or sit on the beach watching the glowing sunsets with an ice-cold beer. No matter what time of day it is, you will never run out of things to do or see!

while young travellers revel in the abundance of bars, nighclubs and cheap shopping.


Once a humble fishing village, Kuta is now a thriving urban area and Bali’s busiest beach resort. The first site in Bali to wander down the tourist track, the five-kilometre-long sandy stretch of Kuta is arguably the best beach front in Bali. Here you can enjoy learn-to-surf classes, followed by a beachside massage, some of Bali’s best bargain shopping and a great night out. Kuta is still going through a development boom, with brand-new hotels and shopping centres, such as the new Boardwalk, springing up all along the ocean front.

Surf boards on Kuta beach

Tuban (South Kuta)

Catering to a wide-range of holiday makers, familes will love the huge resorts, mostly located in South Kuta. Officially known as Tuban, the term South Kuta is becoming increasingly popular, as both regions are essentially one and the same. South Kuta is slightly further away from the hustle and bustle of central Kuta, but equally as good for its picture-postcard sunsets, wide range of accommodation, bargain shopping and restaurant choices. Its proximity to all the fun of Waterbom Park also makes it an attractive option for families.

Waterbom Park in Tuban

Food Glorious Food

You can find any manner of international and local food here. Restaurants are usually either very cheap or in the mid-range. Beach-stall food is delicious, filling and very cheap, and are dotted along Kuta and South Kuta beaches beneath the trees or road-side awnings. Local delights include nasi campur (a mixed rice dish), bakso (meatball soup) and banana fritters, which are all cheap and tasty at any time of day or night.

Yummy Satay treats

The Infinity Experience

Poppies Lane
The heart of Kuta is Poppies Lane 1 and Poppies Lane 2. Here you'll find endless bars, restaurants, shopping and day spas, as well as the sobering Bali Bomb Memorial.