Stuck on a Bali layover at Indonesia’s Bali-Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)? The airport is located in Tuban on the island of Bali, only a couple of miles from the resort area of Kuta, which makes the region a great stop for long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Bali layover, click here for useful tips.
If you’re stuck inside the Bali airport during your layover, there’s plenty to do. The airport offers a number of shops and restaurants, as well as services including banking, ATMs and currency exchange, spa and massage services at the CV. Putra Jaya Abadi in the International Terminal 1 and the Pt. Nu Prasada in the International Terminal 2. There is also VIP services, a drug store, post office and prayer rooms.
If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest during your Bali layover, there are a number of hotels near the airport. For a full list of Bali hotels of varying price points, click here.
If you’re planning on leaving the airport and traveling into Bali during your stopover, pre-paid taxis are available outside of arrivals. You can also take a shared taxi (bernos), and buses run regularly from the airport to Tegal.
Layover Guide’s Suggestions of Things To Do On A Bali Layover:
There’s a ton of tours in Bali which is a great way to use a short period of time to do exactly what you enjoy. There’s dozens of tours and activities to choose from including sightseeing tours, cooking classes, bike tours, water sports, surf school, cultural shows, and tons more!
Bali Kintamani Volcano
With magnificent views of Batur Lake, Bali Kintamani Volcano is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bali. The volcano is active and visitors come up and have lunch at the volcano, enjoying the surrounding views.
Bali Safari and Marine Park
Bali Pura Luhur Batukaru Temple
The Bali Pura Luhur Batukaru Temple (known as the Garden Temple) is located out of Tabanan along the volcanic slopes and was originally built to protect Bali from evil spirits from the west.
Tired from your flights, and need a little rest and relaxation? The Karma Spas in Bali are a great way to relax with an assortment of services including yoga, massage, facials and more.
None of these interest you for your Bali layover? For a list of other activities, click here!
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