Kuta is a thriving tourist resort, popular mainly with young people. It has a beach for surfing although currents make it less suitable for swimming. Coast guards are on constant duty during the day. Kuta faces the west offering beautiful sunsets. Accommodation ranges from international hotels to home-stays. It is easy to find regular performances of Balinese music and dance in Kuta. The village is ideal for meeting and mixing with other people, locals as well as visitors from abroad.