Located north of Nusa Dua, this is a beautiful white sand beach area where visitors can enjoy many types of water recreation and sports such as snorkeling, parasailing, diving. Boating, sailing, glass bottom boat and more. This area is an extension of Nusa Dua Resort, with easy access to its luxurious hotels and other tourism facilities.
Benoa is a major seaport, and the starting point for many cruises around Bali and to the Lesser Sunda Islands. It is also becoming a centre for leisure and sporting activities, catering for tourists who wish to try parasailing and windsurfing.
Just outside the Nusa Dua complex, a turning north takes one into the narrow peninsula of land, which terminates in a small village of Benoa. From the concrete pierced you can see ever the Serangan Island, lying lee on the water. The patch of sea enclosed by this narrow stretch of land and the long break water of the island, it is from this fishing village, people can depart daily by Cruise, Mabua Express trip to Lombok, Sojurn, and Wakaloka Cruise trip to Lembongan and other Cruise. Out in the bay is an anchorage for ocean-going yachts and the Bali International Yachts Club has base here.
At this harbor is frequently held The International Yacht Festival which involves the participants in the world where the started from Benoa harbor and finish at Tanjung Perak Harbor in Jakarta.
The Benoa harbor has distance more less 6 km from Denpasar City, has been arranging as well as facilities and infrastructure. So that it possibility for international yacht or local yacht to hang down as well as to ascend and to descend the passengers that is why Benoa harbor to be the international tourism harbor besides. Padang Bay Harbor at Karangasem Regency.