Nusa Ceningan is a small island located between its famous cousin Nusa Lembogan and Nusa Penida, easily accessible by on foot, bicycles, or motorbikes from Lembongan through a newly constructed yellow bridge of love (Jembatan Cinta). It can be reached by a mere 30-minute boat ride from Sanur harbor in Bali with various companies offering quality boat ride at hourly interval.
The surfers led the popularity to Ceningan as they were chasing the wave to find better surf break, but found more than what they were looking for. Nusa Ceningan offers tranquility and a sense of adventure to those willing to spice up their travel a bit away from the hustle bustle of Nusa Lembongan. It boasts various scenic roads and paths, from peaceful local seaweed farms to the thrilling Mahana Point diving spot.
The breathtaking sunset over Bali observed from central Ceningan ridge would make all the effort getting up there worthwhile. Apart from all the natural beauties, being in vicinity from Lembongan, this island still offers easy access of various water sport activities for every type of visitors, be it canoeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, banana boat, or an altogether fun cruise.
When you are standing at Blue Lagoon overlooking the wonderful turquoise sea, don’t you have the urge to dive in and discover what’s underneath? Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembongan are home to the abundant marine ecosystem, including the majestic giant manta ray. Snorkeling in the water and swim with these magical creatures are the favorite pastime for locals and tourists alike.
Everybody, either a seasoned diver or amateur, would not miss any opportunity to dive into the ocean of Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembongan. On both islands, there are experienced and certified diving instructors that offer various diving routes and courses tailored to divers of all level of skills. If you would like to get a proper international diving certificate, there are various institution that offers international standards diving course on Nusa Lembongan and Ceningan.
The most iconic and magnificent view point of them all is the Blue Lagoon, where Avia is located, which is a rocky cove with one of the clearest blue water there is on the island. This venue has a diving spot overlooking the lagoon, allowing travelers to cliff jump at respective 4,6,7,13 meters’ height into the translucent water. Travelers would spend a few nights exploring the island in full to enjoy all the wonder it has to offer.
The Estuary channel connecting the two island still has a significant number of seaweed farms and is home to the pristine mangrove forest. The view at the forest is truly an inspiring journey, witnessing the wonder of mother nature and listening to the musical chirping of various birds. You can either rent a local boat, small gondola, kayak or even stand up paddle board to cruise through the forest.
The newly built yellow bridge of love connecting Nusa Lembogan and Nusa Ceningan has become the most instagrammable place on the island with its sharp contrast of yellow color to the verdant woods and azure sea. Taking a motorbike or bicycle to cross the bridge would only mean 1 minute travel time.
The breathtaking view on the central Ceningan ridge on sunset over Bali is a must go for all travelers. You would be simply mesmerized by the beauty of it all with this unique image.
Easily accessible from Nusa Lembogan, Nusa Ceningan also has many dreamlike beaches for a lazy sunbathing and reading session. The Dream beach close to the Devil’s tear cove, sandy bay or mushroom beach are all very close the offers distinctive views.
Jalan Sarang Burung, Ceningan, Bali, Indonesia