Known as an enclave of large 5-star resorts
Nusa Dua, built in 1970s, is situated in the southern part of Bali, Indonesia. Known as an enclave of large 5-star resorts, it covers 350-hectares of land and encloses more than 20 resorts. It is located 22 kilometers from Denpasar, the provincial capital of Bali, and administered under Kuta South District. Nusa Dua means two islands (nusa ‘island’, dua ‘two’), because there are 2 islands in the bay of Bali Tourism Development Corporation area. On the southern side lies Peninsula Island, and on the northern side lies Nusa Dharma Island, which is smaller but shadier, and which contains the Pura/Temple Nusa Dharma.