Lombok Island is an island in the Lesser Sunda islands or Nusa Tenggara are separated by the Lombok Strait from Bali to the west and the Alas Strait to the east of Sumbawa. This island is roughly spherical with a kind of “tail” on the southwest side whose length is approximately 70 km. The island reaches 5,435 km ², placing it on the list based on the breadth of the island in the world. The main town on the island is Mataram City.
Kuta Beach: Lombok is a tourist spot on the island of Lombok,West Nusa Tenggara , Indonesia. Beach with white sand is located in a village called “Desa Kuta” . Kuta village started to become attractive tourist destination in Indonesia since the establishment of many new hotels. Besides the natural beauty that can be enjoyed in this village,once a year Sasak ceremony held in the village . It is a ceremony of Bau Nyale. In this ceremony Nyale sailors looking for worms in the sea. According to legend,there was once a princess , named Princess Mandalika , very pretty, lots of prince and youth who want to marry her. Because she can’t take a decision, then she plunged into the sea water. She previously promised that she will come back once a year . Her long hair became the Nyale worms .
Kuta Beach is likely to become a new icon for tourism Lombok Island. It could be said that because of development around the Kuta Beach area solid start , just as the construction of luxury hotels and also Lombok International Airport.