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Top Choice Hindu Temple in Ped

Pura Dalem Penetaran Ped

The important temple of Pura Dalem Penetaran Ped is near the beach at Ped, 3.5km east of Toyapakeh. It houses a shrine for the demon Jero Gede Macaling that is a source of power for practitioners of black magic, and…
Top Choice Cafe in Ped

Penida Colada

The cocktails at this charming seaside-shack cafe, run by an Indo–Aussie couple, are a must. Fresh, creative concoctions include mojitos and daiquiris to go with a menu of grilled fish, BLTs and chips with aioli. Th…
Top Choice Indonesian in Nusa Lembongan

Green Garden Warung

Tucked into a lovely garden on a side street off Jungutbatu Beach, this locally owned warung serves up tasty smoothie bowls and creative Indonesian dishes, many of which are vegetarian-friendly (ie crumb tempe with …
Top Choice International in Nusa Lembongan

Hai Bar & Grill

This wide-open bar with wide-open views of the bay and sunsets is the most stylish restaurant bar along Tanjung Sanghyang (Mushroom Bay). The menu mixes Asian and Western dishes, and there are comforts such as fresh…
Top Choice Seafood in Nusa Lembongan

Warung Bambu

On the road to the mangroves, past the lighthouse, this family-run restaurant serves excellent seafood meals. The menu depends on what's caught offshore. Tables are on a large covered terrace with a sandy floor. By …
Top Choice Cafe in Ped


A popular spot for volunteers at the NGOs, this small cafe and shop is run by the ever-charming Mike, a Brit who is a font of Penida knowledge. There's art on the walls, hand-roasted filter coffee, house-made rosell…
Top Choice Cafe in Nusa Lembongan

Deck Cafe & Bar

Straddling the main hillside walkway, the stylish bar and cafe of the Batu Karang hotel offers creative drinks from a long list, gorgeous views and interesting snacks (it has a good bakery) plus upscale pub fare. On…
Cafe in Nusa Lembongan

Bali Eco Deli

This irresistable cafe has great green cred and is noted for giving back to the community. But what it gives customers is also good: fresh and creative breakfasts, healthy snacks, delicious baked goods, good coffees…
Indonesian in Nusa Lembongan

Pondok Baruna Warung

The dining part of the Baruna empire boasts some of the best food on the island. Look for excellent Balinese dishes as well as a range of fine curries. Many order not one but two chocolate brownies.
Beach in Nusa Lembongan

Pantai Tanjung Sanghyang

This beautiful bay, unofficially named Mushroom Bay after the mushroom corals offshore, has a crescent of bright white beach. By day, the tranquillity can be disturbed by banana-boat riders or parasailers. Otherwise…