Kuta beach is one of the most popular beach tourist spots and becomes the main destination in Lombok Island of Indonesia. The beach has sparkling white sand with beautiful scenery and located in Kuta village, Lombok. The village becomes a very famous tourist attraction spot places and main destination since the establishment of numerous new hotels, restaurants, spa center and local handicraft stalls around the beach.
Besides natural beauty could be enjoyed, there is also a Sasak ceremony which always done by local people in Lombok every year and it called Bau Nyale Ceremony.
In the ritual ceremony, sailors at sea looking for worms of Nyale specified a place. According to legend, there was a princess named Princess Mandalika. She was famous as pretty daughter from the kingdom in Lombok, there were a lot of princes and the youth who wants to marry her. It was not so easy to choose one of them and she rejected every one.
Princess Mandalika could not make any decisions and desperate. She did not choose one applicant and plunged into the sea. Princess Mandalika previously promised that she would come back every year. Her hair was long and disheveled from princess Mandalika was believed by local people that it became the worm of Nyale.