Kuta’s southernmost district offers superb shopping, excellent family entertainment and a quieter atmosphere than you’ll find in the town center. 

Stay in colorful Tuban to explore large shopping malls, dine on local delicacies from street vendors or restaurants and spend lazy afternoons at the beach. Hunt for bargains in the markets and enjoy fun-packed days at the nearby amusement parks. If you want to head into Kuta, it’s just a short walk or bemo ride away.

Walking south from Kuta town center you would be unlikely to spot where Kuta ends and Tuban begins. The air remains scented with incense from the colorful offerings outside the houses, and street vendors can be seen selling snacks, coconuts and clothes. However, Tuban is known as a quieter alternative to the non-stop buzz of Kuta and its borders are generally defined as the area south of Maharati and the airport.

Many families choose to stay here because of the proximity to amusements such as the Waterbom Park. Spend a day riding the waterslides and other exciting rides. Hunt for a bargain at the Discovery Mall, where there are genuine branded clothes at discount prices. Look around the markets and the bargains will be cheaper still, although branded items here are unlikely to be real.

You’re never more than a short walk away from the beach in Tuban, so make sure you plan your day around regular dips in the sea. Indulge yourself with a relaxing massage at one of the spas and end your day with a meal in one of Tuban’s many restaurants. Prices in this area are often cheaper than in the center of Kuta, so it’s worth exploring here even if you stay elsewhere.

As with the rest of Bali, Tuban’s climate is warm year-round, though you’re likely to see more rain from December to February.

Traffic can become congested in Tuban, so reach nearby destinations on foot. If you want to head slightly farther afield, hail a bemo or hire a driver for the day to explore the glorious beaches and historic temples of the Bukit Peninsula to the south.

Where to stay in Tuban

Jimbaran Beach showing a beach as well as a large group of people

Jimbaran Bay

4/5Very Good!(65 area reviews)

Jimbaran Bay is beloved for its stunning beaches. Take some time to explore sights in the area like Jimbaran Beach and Samasta Lifestyle Village.

Jimbaran Bay

Top Hotels in Tuban

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hilton Garden Inn Bali Ngurah Rai Airport
Hilton Garden Inn Bali Ngurah Rai Airport
4 out of 5
Jalan Airport Ngurah Rai, No. 7 Kuta, Tuban, Bali
The price is NT$1,021 per night

Located in the heart of Tuban, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Waterbom Bali, Kuta Beach, and Beachwalk Shopping Center. Krisna and Tanjung Benoa Beach are ...

4.2/5Very Good! (609 reviews)

"Excellent property. Beautiful pool and a super staff"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/21

Hilton Garden Inn Bali Ngurah Rai Airport
Best Western Kuta Villa
Best Western Kuta Villa
3.5 out of 5
Jl. Nyang-Nyang Sari No. 2, Tuban, Bali
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$757 per night

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mall Bali Galeria, Kuta Beach, and Jimbaran Beach. Legian Beach and Double Six Beach are also ...

3.9/5Very Good! (211 reviews)

"Great experience."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/11

Best Western Kuta Villa
Novotel Bali Ngurah Rai Airport
Novotel Bali Ngurah Rai Airport
4 out of 5
Jalan Raya Ngurah Rai, Tuban, Bali
The price is NT$1,678 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pantai Jerman, Tuban Beach, and Discovery Shopping Mall. Waterbom Bali and Kuta Beach are also ...

4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"It was clean and very neat and pleasant feel after long fl8ght"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/24

Novotel Bali Ngurah Rai Airport

Popular places to visit in Tuban

Kuta Beach
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Kuta Beach

4/5(716 reviews)

Head to Bali’s most popular beach to surf, snorkel or socialize, and enjoy the spectacular sunset that has captured the hearts of so many.

Ubud Monkey Forest
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Ubud Monkey Forest

4.5/5(779 reviews)

Enter a dense rain forest full of banyan trees and flowing streams to visit ancient Hindu temples and baths and see agile macaques swing in the treetops.

Legian Beach
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Legian Beach

4/5(325 reviews)

Panoramic views, perfect waves, stunning sunsets and nightlife await you at this hotspot for surfers and other vacationers in Bali.

Sanur Beach
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Sanur Beach

4/5(338 reviews)

Uncrowded shorelines, beautiful blue water and a village with a laid-back atmosphere makes this beach an oasis of calm in bustling southern Bali.

Nusa Dua Beach
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Nusa Dua Beach

4.5/5(436 reviews)

Relax on the idyllic beaches and see a temple complex and a museum in one of Bali’s most developed vacation spots.

Seminyak Square
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Seminyak Square

4/5(462 reviews)

Spend a day in this upscale shopping complex with boutique stores, English books and designer clothing in one of Bali’s most elegant resort towns.

Reviews of Tuban


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5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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4/5 - Good


Feb 2, 2020

Lovely area to stay in. So many restaurants and shops around it as well. It was easy to get around via motor bike.

5/5 - Excellent


Oct 2, 2019

I love this place and plan to come back in the future.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Aug 8, 2019

Kuta beach and nightlife in and around the area should be better

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Aug 8, 2019

This area was good because it was close to the airport and there were a few places to go get food in walking distance. Definitely recommend Oyo for breakfast it was wonderful. Krisna was good for souvenirs too.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Apr 10, 2019

Just move on from here. There are much better parts of Bali to see. Some good food though

4/5 - Good


Mar 11, 2019

Close to airport

Cities near Tuban

Bajra Sandhi Monument showing interior views, heritage architecture and a monument


Jimbaran Beach which includes food and a sunset