Nestled in the nook of Nusa Dua enclave, Tanjung Benoa might not be as popular as the party-centre Legian, the sophisticated Seminyak, or the trendy Canggu. Tanjung Benoa is quite secluded it you compare it with other Bali’s seaside town. However, its gentle waves repels youngsters and surfers, leaving the region as a mature and family-friendly vacation spot. Staying in a Benoa resort is definitely recommended if you are visiting this region. While you are here, don’t forget to visit this interesting places.
Caow Eng Bio Chinese Temple
The Chinese has long been staying in Nusa Dua, and this red temple is one of its valued heritages. The vivid red hue of this temple, as well as some beautiful carved wood and stone, make it stand out. The temple itself is restricted in terms of access because it is a Buddhist temple where Buddhists pray. However, it is rather open, allowing you to view the design’s exquisite intricacies. A magnificent dragon boat sculpture stands beneath a finely carved pagoda that appears to guard the temple. Tanjung Benoa’s tip is where you’ll find it.
Jump in Adventurous Water Sports
Tanjung Benoa is ideal for a variety of water sports because it is surrounded by vast bodies of water. Under the beautiful sunny weather, you will have a great time participating in numerous water sports such as banana boats, jet skis, and snorkeling. You’ll get a great view of the ocean directly in front of you or the beach stretching as far as your eyes can see from the banana boat. You may even have a good time with your family and friends while surfing the calm waves on a jet ski. If you don’t know how to find a good water sport, ask the resort! The Benoa resort where you stay in will gladly help you to book an affordable and trusty water sport agent.
Visit the Turtle Island Conservation, Serangan Island
Hop to a boat and sail to the nearby Serangan Island to visit a turtle conservation island! It’s a conservation centre where they take care of injured turtles and release them back to the wild. There is also a hatchery here, and when the young turtles are mature enough to care for themselves, they are released into the nearby beaches. You’ll also see birds, snakes, and other Balinese wildlife here. It’s a wonderful day out for anybody interested in marine conservation.
Serangan Island is accessible by boat or highway from Nusa Dua and is a fantastic day trip if you want to see more of the island. Make sure you’re visiting the Serangan Turtle Island Conservation Centre, as there are other so-called “conservation centers” that are more concerned with their own wallets than with the ecology.
Visit the Pasifika Museum
Not many people know about the Pasifika Museum, even the local Balinese. It’s one of a fun thing to do to spend a day in Tanjung Benoa. The museum, which is near to the Bali Collection, exhibits the work of a number of European painters who went to Bali and later created art there. There are other galleries dedicated to local painters, as well as a Polynesian display and an Indochinese exhibition. As This museum also displays works by greats like Paul Gauguin, Rudolf Bonnet, and Emilio Ambron, so if you’re a fan of art, this is a must-see.
Spend Leisure Days at Your Benoa Resort
Lastly, you can just choose to do nothing at all and just enjoy your time at the Benoa resort. Swim in the pool, get your tropical cocktail, or get pampered with rejuvenating Balinese Spa. And if you want some vitamin-sea, just walk to the back of the resort to find a secluded strip of Benoa beach!