Top things to do in Kuta & Legian

Top Choice Bar in Kuta & Legian

Double-Six Rooftop

An infinity pool, suave lounges, a commanding location and tiki torches: this ostentatious bar above the Double-Six hotel could be the villain's lair from an alt universe Bond film. Amazing sunset views are best enj…
Top Choice Japanese in Kuta & Legian


Flee Bali for a relaxed version of Tokyo just by ducking under the traditional curtain over the doorway at this ever-expanding restaurant. Hyper-fresh sushi, sashimi and more are prepared under the keen eyes of a te…
Top Choice Indonesian in Kuta & Legian


All sorts of goodness emerges from the ever-bubbling deep-fryers at this narrow storefront near the airport. The pisang goreng (banana fritters) are not to be missed and you can enjoy more esoteric fare such as ote-…
Top Choice Indonesian in Kuta & Legian

Poppies Restaurant

Opening its doors in 1973, Poppies was one of the first restaurants established in Kuta (Poppies Gang I is even named after it). It's popular for its elegant garden setting and a menu of upmarket Balinese, Western a…
Top Choice Beach in Kuta & Legian

Kuta Beach

Tourism in Bali began here and is there any question why? Low-key hawkers will sell you soft drinks and beer, snacks and other treats, and you can rent surfboards, lounge chairs and umbrellas (negotiable at 10,000Rp…
Top Choice Club in Kuta & Legian


A very slick, high-concept nightclub in the TS Suites hotel, spread over several levels. DJs rev it up with disco, R&B, funk, soul and techno. The crowd is a mix of well-heeled locals and expats. The restaurant …
Top Choice Bar in Kuta & Legian


The sunset views can't be beat at this large terrace bar and cafe at the beach end of the Beachwalk mall. It morphs into a club after 10pm Wednesday to Sunday. Grab a lounger for two.
Top Choice Sports & Outdoors in Kuta & Legian

Luke Studer

Legendary board-shaper Luke Studer works from this large and glossy shop. Short boards, retro fishes, single fins and classic longboards are sold ready-made or custom-built.
Hatchery in Kuta & Legian

Bali Sea Turtle Society

The Bali Sea Turtle Society is a conservation group working to protect olive ridley turtles. It's one of the more responsible turtle hatcheries in Bali, and re-releases turtle hatchlings into the ocean from Kuta Bea…
Ice Cream in Kuta & Legian


In a hot tropical place, what is better than ice cream? The soft-serve treats here come from a well-known Korean brand renowned for its rich, creamy swirls. Enjoy in a cup, cone or on sweet 'snail' bread. Toppings i…