Nusa Lembongan is just a small island located in the southeast of the island of Bali, which is administratively entered the district of Klungkung, along with two other small islands, Ceningan and Nusa Penida.
Barren island with the structure of scoot fast cruises review the white sandy coral beaches, home to about 4,000 inhabitants. The main livelihood of the local population are farmers, seaweed and tourism.The development of tourism on the island with a length of 4.6 kilometers and a width of 1-1.5 km it is very promising.
Foreign tourists continue to flow to the island if it is already saturated enjoy exotic travel in Bali. The island is located about 11 kilometers southeast of Bali that can be quickly reached by boat in just 30 minutes after the “war” against the ferocity of the Badung Strait.
About 30 journalists from Bali, West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara had felt the onslaught of swift currents and waves in the Badung Strait from Sanur to Nusa Lembongan Beach for training journalists organized by Bank Indonesia from December 5 to 7, 2014.
When landing on the beach of Nusa Lembongan, the first story that emerges from the journalists is a matter of toughness fast boat lunged and hit the sound waves in a high speed when crossing the Badung Strait that separates the island of Bali, island of Lembongan, Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan.
Nobody laughed with joy, others pleading smile that just shows that all the group reached the island destination safely. “I almost seasick so choose to sleep even if just by closing your eyes,” said Aloysius Tani of RRI Kupang, tells the journey of the sea for 30 minutes.
When all the group walked slowly toward the “Rock Resort” to rest while waiting for the opening ceremony by the Chief Representative of Bank Indonesia Region III Bali Bali Nusara Benny Siswanto, a group of journalists from NTT chose to discuss the figure of Nusa Lembongan.
The figure of the beach of Nusa Lembongan, not much different from the structure of the coral beach in Kota Kupang, capital of East Nusa Tenggara province. They were a bit stunned when I saw a beautiful and charming resort named “Rock Resort” was built on a rock ongokan.
Group of rocks that do not form it, as if conjured up by an investor from Australia to build the resort. The situation is then pushed the journalists of NTT was to discuss briefly about the figure of Nusa Lembongan.
“Why did our government (Kupang) was not able to present the investor to manage the coral coast into a tourist destination,” said Mathilde Dhiu Apolonia, a reporter of Pos Kupang.
“The government of Kupang need to conduct a comparative study in Nusa Lembongan in terms of tourism arrangement, how to exploit the existing potential into an attractive tourist destination,” added Agus Steel from a private radio station in Kupang in the discussion.
In view of Nia, such Apolonia Mathilde Dhiu called, the greatness of tourism management at the Nusa Lembongan, for their innovation and creativity of the local government in managing the coastal area to make it a tourist destination that tempt any traveler.
Kupang, which does not have attraction and only used as a transit point for foreign tourists to visit the various attractions on the island of Flores, Sumba, Rote and Alor, can take advantage of the potential of existing coral coast into a tourist area.
“Maybe that way, tourists longer survive in Kupang before enjoying the other attractions are scattered in various provinces of the archipelago,” said Ferdinand Talok of Daily Timor Express Kupang,
Nusa Lembongan only consists of two villages namely Lembongan Village and Village Jungubatu. Lembongan village in charge of six villages and 12 custom banjo, whose territory is located in Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. Sixth hamlet support Lembongan Village is Hamlet Kawan, Kaja Kelod, Kangin, Ceningan Kawan and Ceningan Kangin.
Lembongan Village has a number of attractions that attract tourists such as white sandy beaches, natural caves and man-made unique, sea cliffs challenging, and marshes full of mystery.
Some beaches tempting travelers in Lembongan Village include Cape Coast Trance, Dream Beach, Selagimpak, Selambung, Sunset Beach, Pemalikan, and Lebaoh (central beach seaweed).
Another tourist attraction is the House Underground (Underground House) Gala-gala, Goa Batu Melawang Swallow’s Nest, Art Shop Center Buanyaran, Swamps Pegadungan and romantic locations Kolong Pandan Sunset Park.
Bali is known as one of the best tourist islands in the world so that the world’s travelers call it “The Best Exotic Destination”. Because of the variety of beautiful places in Bali developed into tourist attractions.
One of the new tourist area that is now widely known is the beauty of Nusa Lembongan.Although only a small island, Nusa Lembongan capable of presenting a wide range of recreational facilities. On the island are nearly coincident with Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan, it has become clear that the sea nan toy arena rating.
The island is very well known by surfers (surfers) and divers world, because it has a variety of exotic coral reefs and diving arena alluring.
Nusa Lembongan not only has the “Rock Resort”, but there are also Lembongan Beach Club and Resort, Lembongan Sunset Coin, NusaBay By Lembongan, Lembongan Cliff Villas, Lembongan Island Beach Villas, Poh Manis Lembongan, Nunuks Lembongan Bongalows and The Well House Lembongan Island ,
All of the resorts and bungalows are built on top of a pile of rock creeping along the coast of the island. The investors in the tourism sector to be very interested to develop the island as one of the alternatives to accommodate tourists who travel eksostik saturated enjoy on the island of Bali.
“Had heaps of coral along the coast of Kota Kupang is well managed, it is not impossible Kupang be one of the attractions of tourists to enjoy the beach. Now only the innovation and creativity of the local government, how efforts to promote tourism in this area, “said Nia in soft tones while leaving Nusa Lembongan toward Sanur, Bali.