10 Islands Around Bali For A Relaxing & Fun Vacation!
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Islands Near Bali

1. Nusa Lembongan
2. Nusa Ceningan
3. Nusa Penida
4. Lombok
5. Menjangan Island
6. Gili Trawangan
7. Gili Gede
8. Gili Meno
9. Komodo Island
10. Java

Enjoy a trip to the stunning islands located around Bali, each boasting a unique charm and offering various adventures. A visit to these islands serves as the perfect addition to your Bali trip. With rugged coastlines and verdant forests to scenic beaches as well as colorful corals, these islands are perfect for both relaxation and adventure. One of the best islands to visit near Bali is Nusa Lembongan, which boasts clear waters and colorful coral reefs perfect for diving and snorkeling. Nearby, Nusa Ceningan boasts a stunning blue lagoon and exciting cliff-jumping spots.

Nusa Penida, the largest of the Nusa islands, offers dramatic landscapes with towering coastal cliffs and the secluded Kelingking Beach. The Gili Islands are also quite popular, consisting of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Gede. These islands feature exquisite white sand beaches and opportunities for turtle spotting. To the west, Java's cultural heartland tempts with ancient temples, vibrant markets, and volcanic landscapes. Each of these islands around Bali promises unique experiences and is rich in natural beauty and local culture.

Here are the 10 islands to visit near Bali:

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Nusa Lembongan

Discover Nusa Lembongan, one of the most popular islands around Bali, ideal for couples. Located towards the southeast of Bali, it is accessible by a 30-minute speedboat ride. Nusa Lembongan is famous for its dreamy beaches, clear waters, and low-key nightlife. You can explore the underwater world here by snorkeling and diving at Crystal Bay.

Couples can walk the sandy shores or enjoy a scenic motorbike ride across the island.You can also dine by the beach at quaint, romantic restaurants offering local cuisine. For the ultimate romantic experience, enjoy a stay in the overwater bungalows here. Head to the Mangrove Forest and enjoy kayaking in serene, green waters.

Approximately  41.9 kilometers from Bali

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Nusa Ceningan

Explore Nusa Ceningan, one of the best islands around Bali, renowned for its calmness. It is just 15 miles from Bali, a quick 10-minute boat ride from Nusa Lembongan. The island is celebrated for its Blue Lagoon, with cliff jumping and stunning ocean views. It is also ideal for a tranquil retreat with several serene beaches and minimal crowds.

Here, you can experience the thrill of ziplining over aquamarine waters. You can also take a leisurely stroll on the connecting yellow bridge from Nusa Lembongan. The island offers opportunities to snorkel in clear, shallow waters to see vibrant marine life. Take some time to enjoy the sunset at one of the cozy beach bars or upscale cafes while you are here.

Location: Approximately 43.3 kilometres from Bali

Nusa Penida

Visit Nusa Penida, one of the best islands near Bali, to witness natural beauty. It is about 20 miles southeast of Bali, a 45-minute ferry ride. Nusa Penida is a haven for birdwatchers, with species like the Bali Starling often spotted. The island is also known for its dramatic cliffs at Kelingking Beach and lush greenery. Here, you can dive with manta rays at Manta Point for an unforgettable experience.

You can also explore ancient temples and caverns scattered across the rugged terrain. Take some time to relax at Atuh Beach, renowned for its stunning panoramic views. Witness the underwater world and coral reefs as you snorkel in Crystal Bay, noted for its pristine waters.

Location: Approximately  52.7 kilometres from Bali

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Ranked among the most famous islands around Bali, Lombok offers diverse landscapes and cultural richness. It is located about 70 miles east of Bali, a two-hour speedboat ride away. Lombok is home to Mount Rinjani, Indonesia's second-highest volcano, which offers scenic treks.

The Gili Islands off Lombok's coast are perfect for snorkeling and party vibes. Head to the Senggigi Beach, which is excellent for surfing, with lush forests as a backdrop. Explore local Sasak villages to experience traditional pottery and weaving. Visit the historic temples scattered around the island for a cultural excursion. Lombok's diverse marine life, including whale sharks and batfish, makes it a top spot for scuba diving.

Location: Approximately  181.7 kilometres from Bali

Menjangan Island

Menjangan Island is one of the best islands around Bali for diving and snorkeling. It is located in northwest Bali and is part of the West Bali National Park. The island is famous for its wall-diving sites with vibrant, well-preserved coral reefs. Menjangan is home to a diverse range of marine species, including the rare Menjangan deer, Mandarinfish and Pygmy Seahorses.

Explore the old Gili Kencana temple that sits majestically on a cliff overlooking the sea. Enjoy guided birdwatching tours here, and spot the endangered Bali Starlings and Scops owls here.

Location: Approximately  81.8 kilometres from Bali

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Gili Trawangan

For a unique experience, head to Gili Trawangan ranked among the top offbeat islands near Bali. Gili Trawangan is known for its lively beach parties and abundant dive spots. Snorkel alongside turtles, reef sharks and cuttlefish in the clear, turquoise waters here.

Enjoy sunset views from the exotic beach swings and hammocks, or sunbathe under the trees. Tackle the sea waves by surfing near the Ko-Ko-Mo resort on the island's southwest corner.
Visit the local night market for delicious, fresh seafood and local dishes like Nasi Goreng and Gado-Gado.

Location: Approximately 93.6 kilometers from Bali

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Gili Gede

Gili Gede is the place to be if you seek some serenity in the islands around Bali. Relatively unspoilt, the island is located off the southwestern coast of Lombok. The island is perfect for those looking to escape tourist crowds for peace and authenticity. It offers excellent opportunities for snorkelling with less disturbed coral reefs.

Here, you can fish with the locals or enjoy a quiet sunset on untouched beaches on the northern coast. With one of the safest natural harbours in Indonesia, it is perfect to enjoy activities like diving, sea kayaking, diving and boat cruises.

Location: Approximately 88.7 kilometres from Bali

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Gili Meno

Gili Meno is one of the most romantic islands around Bali and is perfect for a honeymoon. It is situated between Gili Trawangan and Gili Air and is easily accessible by boat. The island is famous for its secluded beaches, clear waters, and quiet, romantic vibe.

Here, you can snorkel in the turtle sanctuary and get a chance to swim with sea turtles. Head to the Goli Meno Bird Park and witness tropical birds like Flamingos, Fire-scented Barbets, and  Parakeets. Relax amidst the natural beauty of the island at the saltwater Asin Lake and mangrove forest. Dine at beachfront restaurants offering fresh seafood and romantic settings.

Location: Approximately 95.6 kilometres from Bali

Komodo Island

Komodo Island ranks among the most popular islands near Bali, and is famous for its unique wildlife. Head to the UNESCO-listed Komodo Island National Park and witness Komodo dragons, the largest lizards in the world.
Enjoy diving around the island, and spot coral reefs, the rare manta rays, and other marine species.

Spend a day sunbathing at one of the pink beaches on the island, known for its pink sand and clear waters. Explore the island and discover the Cunca Waterfalls, hidden amongst the lush jungles. Visit Le Pirate Hotel and indulge in delicious Indonesian and continental delicacies.

Approximately  468 kilometres from Bali


Lying between Sumatra and Bali, the volcano-dotted island of Java is one of the best islands around Bali. It is Indonesia's economic and cultural hub and is home to numerous historical sites. Visit the Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, considered the most beautiful in Indonesia with a volcano in the background.

Head to Yogyakarta, home to ancient temples like Borobodur, Prambanan and Plaosan, among others. Visit the bustling capital city of Jakarta to witness the region's nightlife. Take the Mount Bromo sunrise tour, where you can climb up an active volcano and see its crater. Explore the floating market at Lembang and try local delicacies like Rujak, Pisang Goreng cheese, satays and more.

Location: Approximately  674.2 kilometres from Bali

People Also Ask About Bali

  1. Which are the best islands to visit around Bali?

    Here are some of the best islands to visit around Bali:

    1. Nusa Penida: Discover rugged beauty and adventure on Nusa Penida, the largest of three Nusa Islands around Bali. It is famous for the spectacular Kelingking Beach with its T-rex-shaped cliff face. The island is also a haven for snorkelers and divers seeking manta rays.

    2. Gili Trawangan: Gili Trawangan offers a vibrant escape with lively beach bars and late-night parties. It is the largest of the three Gili Islands near Bali. It is also a paradise for water sports enthusiasts, especially divers looking to swim with turtles.

    3. Lombok: Explore the breathtaking beaches and volcanic landscapes of Lombok. Home to Mount Rinjani, this island provides perfect trails for trekkers. You can also get an authentic glimpse into rural Indonesian life away from Bali's hustle.

    4. Komodo Island: Visit Komodo Island to see the magnificent Komodo dragons in their natural habitat. The island boasts one of the world's richest marine environments. It is also a top spot for diving and observing diverse wildlife, including the famous pink sand beaches.
  2. What are the best places to visit near Bali?

    Bali is surrounded by other mesmerizing destinations that enhance your holiday experience here. Here are some of the best places that you must visit near Bali:

    1. Nusa Lembongan: Just a short boat ride away, Nusa Lembongan is one of the best places and islands around Bali. Its crystal-clear waters offer a peaceful retreat ideal for snorkelling and diving. The island also has beautiful beaches perfect for sunbathing and relaxation.

    2. Mount Batur: For a challenging yet rewarding experience, trek up Mount Batur in northeastern Bali. Here, you can witness a breathtaking sunrise from the summit and enjoy panoramic views of Lake Batur and its surrounding landscapes.

    3. Gili Meno: Gili Meno is the quietest of the three Gili Islands around Bali. It offers unspoiled beaches and a tranquil atmosphere. It is perfect for honeymooners or anyone seeking a secluded paradise with excellent snorkelling opportunities.

    4. Ubud: Ubud is the cultural heart of Bali, known for its rice terraces, historical monuments and the famous Monkey Forest. Here, you can discover traditional crafts, witness dance performances, and soak in the tranquillity away from the busy tourist areas.
  3. How many days do you need to explore Bali?

    You need at least 7 days to explore Bali thoroughly. Seven days allow you to visit key attractions like Ubud's cultural sites, Seminyak's beaches, and Kuta's nightlife. During this time, you can also enjoy day trips to nearby islands like Nusa Penida and Gili Trawangan.
  4. What is the best time to visit Bali?

    Bali is a year-round destination due to its warm tropical climate. However, the ideal time to visit is from April to October in the dry season. This period offers the best conditions for beach activities, outdoor explorations, and water sports. The weather is sunny, and the humidity is lower, making it the perfect time to enjoy everything Bali offers.
  5. How to reach Bali?

    Reaching Bali from India is relatively straightforward, with multiple airlines offering flights to Ngurah Rai International Airport (also known as Denpasar International Airport) in Bali. Direct flights are available from major Indian cities, including New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore. These flights last about 9 hours. Additionally, you can take connecting flights from cities like Kolkata, Chennai, and Hyderabad. These flights usually have layovers in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, or Bangkok and take around 8 to 15 hours. Airlines such as Air Asia, Malaysian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways, etc. frequently operate on these routes.
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