Lying 18 miles to the southeast across the Badung Strait, Nusa lembongan is Bali's version of romantic island getaway, with an unspoiled culture and an ambiance exceptionally tranquil and unhurried even by the standards of the neighboring paradise isle.
Nusa Lembongan is one of three neighbouring islands of Bali, approximately 12 miles from south east Bali and 20 miles from Lombok. The other two islands are Nusa Penida being the bigger and Nusa Ceningan being the smaller.
Low, protected island about 11 km southeast of mainland Bali, measuring only four by three km and ringed with mangrove swamps, and palms and white sandy beaches. Inland the terrain is scrubby and very dry, with volcanic stonewalls and processional avenues crisscrossing the small cactus-covered hills.