Nusa Ceningan or sometimes called Ceningan Island is included into small island with broad 300 hectares. The island has a maximum length of 3.7 km and 1.5 km wide. It is located approximately 15 km in the southeast of Bali. You can go there with in approximately 1,5 hours trip by boat from Sanur beach or via a bridge from Lembongan island. Along the way to the location, is filled with natural beauty. Administratively, this island became a part of Klungkung regency, Bali.
The location of Nusa Ceningan is opposite of Lembongan island. To get there from Nusa Lembongan, you have to cross through the straits by a bridge. This bridge is the one and only transportation routes from the island of Nusa Lembongan to the Ceningan. There is no other way to connect it, or if you want a little more trouble you can ride a boat to get there. The Bali beach of Ceningan is one of the many exotic and beautiful beaches. Most of beaches in Ceningan is covered by a clean white sand. The water is ‘so blue’ with its calm wave except for the beaches that located on the cliffs of the island, are usually has large waves and dangerous.
The first beach you will see at Nusa Ceningan called “Ceningan beach”. This white sand beach can be seen from the Nusa Lembongan. The Ceningan beach is clean and beautiful, makes a distinctive impression on your holiday beach. Its calm waves is making everyone can enjoy its crystal clear water.
Nusa Ceningan is famous for the beauty. The lovely Bali beach and the hot sun also become its attraction. Visitors can also enjoy the beautiful coral reefs. The Bali diving and snorkeling are also favorite activities due to the beauty of the undersea world. Visitors can do surfing as well, since the beach of Ceningan island has supporting waves to do it. Many visitors prioritize Nusa Ceningan as the first choice to do surfing.
The beach itself is a place for colorful seaweed plantation. Yes, Nusa Ceningan is indeed famous as a major seaweed producer. Nearly 95% of its people is a seaweed farmer. Selling seaweed is the local people’s main occupation. In the island, also exist another tourism objects, that is Bakung temple and swallow bird caves. Bakung temple is a historical temple in this area. As a scared place, many people visit this temple to pray. While the swallow bird cave located in the west side of the island. Visitors can see groups of swallow birds fly in and out the cave. To breed swallow birds is the second main occupation for the local people.