Bau Nyale Putri Mandalika is an event which held once a year during a full-moon Feb at Kuta beach on Lombok Island is full of colorful sea worms, called “Nyale”. People flock to the beach to catch the Nyale and indulge in a night of merry-making. It is linked to a popular folktale of a beautiful princess, Putri Mandalika, who willingly sacrificed herself by jumping into the sea and promising to return in the form of the Nyale once in a year