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Local Vendors Protest Bali Officials Closing Kuta Beach Gates

Local vendors of Kuta Beach have protested the policy that was recently implemented to permanently close 17 beach’ entrances. As The Bali Sun previously reported officials of Kuta Village have recently set a daily limit for visitors on Kuta Beach by utilizing the PeduliLindungi tracing app at several entrances to the beach area, and permanently …

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New Visitor Limit Policy At Kuta Beach In Bali

Bali officials have implemented a new visitor policy at Kuta Beach by only allowing a certain number of visitors each day. An official from Kuta Village, I Wayan Wasista confirmed that authorities have set a limit for visitors on Kuta Beach by utilizing the PeduliLindungi tracing app at all the entrance points as of Sunday …

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Man Arrested For Extorting Visitors On Kuta Beach

A 37-year-old man named Riandi Efendi from Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara has been arrested for extorting visitors on Kuta Beach. The Head of Kuta Police Department, Kompol I Nyoman Gatra confirmed that the man who has been staying on Jalan Bhineka Jatijaya was arrested on Friday (30/4). When the suspect was arrested, he admitted that …

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Dozens of Women Surfing Kuta Beach While Wearing Traditional Balinese Clothing

Dozens of both expat and local women were partaking in a surf event called ‘Kartini Go Surf’ on Kuta Beach on Friday morning (16/4). This event was initiated as a tribute to Raden Ajeng Kartini, an Indonesian woman who contributed to fighting for gender equality in Indonesian history before celebrating the Kartini Day on Wednesday …

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Officials Patrol Kuta Beach On Nyepi Day of Silence

36 officials from Kuta village were on standby along Kuta Beach to prevent hotel guests from visiting the beach during the Nyepi Day of Silence celebration. The Nyepi Day is a holiday in the Hindu tradition in which people take the day to meditate and refrain from external activities. The Head of Kuta Beach Operation …

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Domestic Tourists In Bali Shift To North Kuta To Avoid Strict Regulations

Kuta Beach has received special attention from Badung Regency Government and Police this holiday season. In effect, many tourists are shifting north in search of a more lenient vacation. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) According to the Head of Badung Transportation Agency, AA Rai Yudha Dharma, tourist activity in Kuta declined since …

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Bali Authorities Will Limit Gatherings At Kuta Beach On New Year’s Eve

As the most popular beach in Bali, Kuta Beach is normally packed with tourists during the holidays. This year however, the beach will not be the same as the new governor’s decree has banned any kind of celebration this upcoming New Year’s Eve. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The Head of Kuta …

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Large Garbage Build Up On Bali Beaches As Seasons Change

Waste accumulation is an annual concern for several beaches in Badung District, especially Kuta Beach. Gathered logs, branches, plastic and other material are pushed to shore by ocean currents during the wet season each year. The massive pile of waste began to appear at Kuta Beach on Sunday (20/12). Authorities informed the Environmental Service Agency …

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