Best area to stay in Kuta
Kuta was one of the first towns to be developed for tourism in Bali and is where most of the activity and atmosphere is concentrated. It is an essential stop-off point in Bali due to it being home to the International Airport of Ngurah Rai.
The best area to stay in Kuta is the town centre, which is just 10 minutes from the airport. If you are looking for somewhere lively then you should stay on Poppies Lane, the main street for nightlife. If you are craving beach time then it´s just a 10 minute walk from there, although if you are after sea views, you can stay on Jalan Pantai Kuta which is right on the sea front. There are restaurants, bars and shops on every corner.
The main street in Kuta is Jalan Legian which, together with Pantai Kuta, is where the majority of the island´s shopping is concentrated. You will also find a large selection of restaurants, souvenir shops and exchange bureaus. Kuta Square is the area’s hotspot, where the majority of the action takes place.
Most tourists choose to visit different parts of the island and it´s magnificent beaches, with Kuta offering daily trips to different tourist areas, both by land and by sea.