Budaya Cultural Theatre at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel
The Budaya Cultural Theatre at the Nusa Dua Beach Hotel forms the centrepiece of the resort, which shows traditional Balinese dances on a large open stage, together with lavish dinners. Performances include the eloquent Legong dance performance, shown on Wednesdays, and buffet dinners feature food stations that include Bali’s famous ‘babi guling’. Dinner is served from 19:00 and the stage comes to life with the dancers and live gamelan troupe accompanying the performances from 20:00. When it’s wet, the events are moved into the hotel’s Kertagosa function room.
- Opening Hours: Wednesday, 19:00-23:00
- Location: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)361 771 210
Cabaret Show at the Sol Beach House Benoa
Sol Beach House Benoa in Tanjung Benoa, just south of Nusa Dua, presents exciting cabaret shows every Sunday for its all-inclusive guests. From lip-syncing drag queens and Whitney Houston look-alikes, to Vegas-style dancers in lavish costumes, the dazzling cabarets are a winning highlight at the resort, held previously in its grand ballroom, but now has become a regular addition to its live entertainment agenda at its open beachfront venue. Balancing off the contemporary dancers is an addition of various Balinese cultural shows that include traditional dances and gamelan orchestra accompaniments. The show stays on schedule but moves back into the ballroom in case of unfavourable weather.
- Location: Sol Beach House Benoa, Jalan Pratama, Tanjung Benoa
- Tel: +62 (0)361 771 714
Devdan Show at Nusa Dua Theatre
Devdan is one of the island’s best theatre shows, featuring nightly, four times a week at the Bali Nusa Dua Theatre. Located adjacent to ‘The Bay’ dining complex of beachfront restaurants, you can go before or after dinner at Nusa Dua’s peninsula area on foot to the theatre and enjoy this spectacular treat. Devdan, ‘Treasure of Read More...
- Location: Beside the Bali Collection, Nusa Dua
King Cole Bar
Paying homage to the original bar at the St. Regis New York, the King Cole Bar is said to be the most refined and authentic bar in Bali. The bartenders are happy to advise guests on the recommended cocktail of the day and waiters in tuxedos play an integral part of the warm sophisticated service. Their Read More...
- Opening Hours: 15:00 – 24:00
- Location: The St. Regis Resort, Nusa Dua
- Price Range: Pricey
Kupu-Kupu Amphitheatre at the Hilton Bali Resort
Kupu-Kupu Amphitheatre at the Hilton Bali Resort offers a different way to enjoy ‘nightlife’ in Nusa Dua. The Balinese open-air amphitheatre is located at the resort’s beachfront, with a backdrop of a towering limestone cliff carved with a magnificent statue that looms over the dining area and stage. Lavish buffet dinners accompany the live Balinese dance performances and regular traditional culture shows. Guests are usually welcomed with signature drinks and don a traditional Balinese ‘kamen’ waist cloth and sash, and ‘udeng’ headwear for men. A great way to experience Balinese culture and cuisine, the presented dishes usually comprise great local favourites, and after performances, the audience is welcome onstage for pictures with the vibrantly costumed dancers.
- Opening Hours: 18:00-23:00
- Location: Hilton Bali Resort, Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)361 773 377
Luna Bonita is one of the best restaurants along Jalan Pratama in Tanjung Benoa, located between the Novotel Bali Benoa and the Grand Mirage Resort, where great dining with an eclectic range of dishes, from local Balinese and Indonesian selections to Mexican, combine with live entertainment in the evenings. Live acoustic guitarists take to the stage nightly, together with traditional Balinese dancers for a more grounded cultural twist. Most of the time, the performers interact with guests and so do the waiting staff, to get everyone dancing and joining in on the fun. Its bar presents a good selection of cocktails too.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 08:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Pratama, Tanjung Benoa
- Tel: +62 (0)361 774 380
Nyoman’s Beer Garden
Nyoman’s Beer Garden is a bar and restaurant located outside the southern gates of the BTDC, which offers a great place to hang out with a selection of international and local cuisine, together with cocktails and a range of international beers from its bar. While it is easily reachable on foot from most of the hotels within the Nusa Dua complex, the bar provides free shuttle services, adding to the convenience of getting to and from your hotel nightly. There’s live international sport feeds screened by default, and Sundays feature Bali’s favourite ‘babi guling’ spit roast pig, best served with cold draft Bintang or Kilkenny.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 10:00-24:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Mengiat, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 361 775 746
Pasar Senggol at the Grand Hyatt Bali is an open buffet dinner venue inspired by a traditional market, where an eclectic range of food is offered from uniquely designed stalls and carts, each with their own specialised kitchen and culinary teams. There are seafood grills, Asian wok stations, Indonesian favourites and dessert carts. The venue is located at the resort’s west wing and right down from the lobby. There’s even an evening activity area for guests, comprising a Balinese handicraft exhibition and market. Typical evenings at Pasar Senggol feature a range of traditional Balinese performances onstage, including the mesmerising ‘Kecak’ choral dance.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 19:00 pm to 11:00 pm daily
- Location: Grand Hyatt Bali, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)361 771 234
Pica Tapas Bar & Churrasqueria
Pica Tapas Bar & Churrasqueria is Nusa Dua’s popular Spanish and Mediterranean restaurant, located at the Bali Collection arcade. Its bar scene comes to life every evening with a festive vibe, and all-you-can-eat promos featuring a blend of caipirinhas, rodicios and a good deal of samba is featured every Wednesday and Saturday. Live bands take to its broad stage playing Latin and good selections of music to help those ‘livin’ la vida loca’ have a great time with new friends. It’s one nook in the generally quiet Nusa Dua where you can enjoy grills, barbecues and beers with great like-minded company.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 10:00-23:30
- Location: Bali Collection, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)361 775 340
Sakala Beach Club
Mantra Sakala Resort and Beach Club offers all the perks of a luxurious beach resort in Tanjung Benoa, just north of Nusa Dua. As one of the signature venues of the five-star Mantra Sakala Resort & Beach Club, Sakala Beach Club boasts an absolute beachfront location and an infinity pool opening out to unobstructed views Read More...
- Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00
- Location: Mantra Sakala Resort, Jalan Pratama No. 95, Tanjung Benoa
- Tel: +62 (0)361 775 216, extension 7406
The rooftop Salsa Bar is the place to be if you want to enjoy cocktails under the starry sky with a panoramic view of neighbouring islands and the ocean. The Salsa Bar can accommodate up to 150 people for parties.
- Opening Hours: 17:00 – 01:00
- Location: Grand Hyatt Bali
- Price Range: Pricey
Tapa Bistro at The Bale in Bali
Tapa Bistro offers tasty tapas and an alfresco setting for relaxed mingling, with occasional DJ sets and live music. Located at the five-star The Bale resort in Nusa Dua, the bistro is open to both in-house guests and casual visitors. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 17:00 - 23:00 daily
- Address: THE BALE, Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan P.O. Box 76, Nusa Dua, Bali
- Tel: +62 (0)361 775 111
The Tavern International Pub
The Tavern offers a brief escape away from your five-star luxury resort in Nusa Dua, located just at the main entrance gates of the BTDC. With a relaxed pub atmosphere, a menu full of snack varieties and fancy cocktails, this cosy nook also has a happy hour between 18:00 and 19:00. Attentive and friendly staff let you have a pleasurable time with good company. Steaks, pastas and Mexican food are ready for those feeling peckish, and the interiors feature vintage photographs and posters, as well as old English landscapes. This pub is great place to hang out and chat with friends over ice cold beer, and just a stroll away back to your Nusa Dua hotel along garden footpaths.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 09:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)361 775 126