Places to be in Bali
Calling out to all party animals is Legian, a very famous tourist area, nestled between two other favorite tourist spots of Bali, Seminyak and Kuta. If you want to party hard or just chill out, then this should be a stop in your itinerary. It has Sky Garden, Engine Room and many other lounges where the night never ends. Legian also has clean, white, sandy beaches, accessible through a whole range of family accommodations, ideal for children looking for surfing lessons.
Kuta is a fun place to be –for tourists of all age groups. The golden white coastline offers some rigorous surfing activity. A visit to the Waterbom Bali, the best water park on the island, is a must. Among other interesting things to do in Kuta – Go shopping at Lippo mall or just relax on the Kuta beach. Dream Museum Zone (DMZ) is fun to be a kid again and have some nice photographs for memories. On the not-to-miss list is 5GX Bali Reverse Bungy as well.
Whether you want to surf, swim or sunbathe, Seminyak provides a better option with its pretty, less-crowded beaches. With its lineup of amazing beach bars and cafes, you won’t go hungry or thirsty here. Seminyak is also known for its nightlife and beach clubs, where you can have a drink out on the beach. With some of the biggest brand names choosing to open shop here, Seminyak has also become a favorite for shoppers.
Nusa Dua, meaning ‘Two Islands’ in Indonesia, is a favorite destination for tourists looking for a relaxing beach holiday. A pristine beachfront boasts of beaches like Pantai Mengiat, Geger & Sawangan. The island is famous for the numerous water sports facilities as well as its breathtaking turtle island. There are world class hotels along the beaches suitable for honeymooners as well as families with kids. Nusa Dua also has the only camel safaris on the island. Adding a touch of culture is the ‘Devdan Show’ – where performers present amazing acrobatics.
With majestic royal palaces & ancient temples, magnificent terrace fields & cultural landmarks – Ubud is an ideal tourist destination. Some of the exciting tourist attractions in Ubud are – Monkey Forest, Campuhan Ridge Walk, Bali Bird & Reptile Park, Setia Darma House of Masks & Puppets, and the Tegenungan Waterfall. The Lovina beach is popular for the many dolphins, which you can watch and play with. For the adrenaline-driven tourists, Ubud has white river rafting, Hidden canyon ‘Beji Guwang’ and a trek upto the Gitgit waterfall.
Formerly a fishing village, Sanur is a charming beach & provides an eclectic mix of tourist options. Beaches in Sanur include the Mertasari, Semawang, Pantai Karang and Sindhu. Walk with the marine life in the depths of the ocean with Bali Seawalker. Witness history in the magnificent stone inscription while visiting the Pura Blanjong Temple. In mood for something quirky? Visit Taman Festival Bali, an abandoned theme park. A visit to the Bali Orchid Garden is a must for nature lovers.
The Canggu coastline is made of black-sand beaches, popular with surfers from all over the world. Berawa, Batu Bolong, Pererenan, Mengening are some of the famous beaches. You can choose to stay either at one of the many beachfront hotels or some of the greatest villas here. The most iconic sea temple of Bali, Tanah Lot, is just 30-minutes from Canggu. For an equal amount of fun and adventure, there is Bounce Bali Trampoline Centre and Splash Waterpark to choose from. However, slowly but surely, Canggu is becoming popular even for its night clubs.
Known by its namesake cliff temple, Uluwatu is famous for its gorgeous beaches, globally famous surf spots, rich cultural scene and a lot more! You should start with the Uluwatu temple, sitting on the edge of a limestone cliff. Don’t forget to visit the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, a major landmark having a half-built statue of Hindu God Vishnu & his guardian, Garuda. Enjoy a lively performance of Kecak Fire dance or laze around on the beaches like Padang Padang, Suluban or Balangan.