Explore Bali : Popular Places to Visit in Bali

Top Places to Visit in Bali

If you are looking for the best places to visit in Bali, below is a recommendation places that we suggest you, not only for a romantic gateway, but it can be a destination so bewitching and an all-rounder.

If you are questioned : “What makes you love to visit Bali (again) ?” , you can find the answer by coming to this island. And we guess you will find “the undescribable answer“, cannot be explained by any words at all.

Basically, popular places in Bali are not only located in one area, but scattered in several areas.

Here we recommend you some areas you need to visit with a lot of interesting place in those areas.

So, check it out!

1. Lovina: For a Laid-Back Holiday and Dolphin Watching

Wild Dolphins at Lovina Beach

If you are amongst those who love to relax, explore and meet new people over a few beers, Lovina is where you can plan your escape. Being one of the largest resort areas in the north coast of Bali, Lovina let you relax on the stunning black sand beaches, enjoy dolphin watching, go snorkelling and scuba diving, enjoy hot springs at Banjar, canyoning at Sambangan and a Buddhist Temple tour to Brahmavihara-Arama. Also, the sunrises and sunsets of Lovina beach are a feast to the eyes and shouldn’t be missed.

2. Canggu: For A Peaceful Break Away From the Crowd

Woman drives Canggu area Bali Indonesia

A coastal village, Canggu is for all kinds of travellers especially those seeking tranquillity or a place to enjoy surfing. This place retaining its rural charm isn’t much crowded which makes it ideal for a peaceful escape when in Bali. You can simply sit at the beachside with a drink or two, watch the mesmerising sunset and enjoy the sound of the waves. If not this, the place is even good for refreshing swimming and exhilarating surfing activities.

3. Ubud: To Witness Balinese Art & Culture and Indulge in Shopping

ubud art market

Yet another top place to visit in Bali, Ubud is home to Balinese art and culture. Take a stroll in Ubud to come across a number of art studios, galleries, local craft market selling textiles, paintings, jewellery, antiques, wood carvings and more. To take a glimpse of the Balinese art, make sure you visit the Agung Rai Museum of Art, Neka Art Museum, Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets, Museum Puri Lukisan and The Blanco Renaissance Museum. Also, if you wish to take home some pieces of art, don’t miss out on shopping from Ubud Art Market. Apart from this, you can take a walk along the rice terraces or end your day with a soothing meditation and massage session at Yoga Barn.

4. Tanah Lot: To Marvel at Tanah Lot Temple and Watch the Mesmerising Sunset

tanah lot bali

Home to ancient Hindu temple Pura Tanah Lot (Tanah Lot Temple), Tanah Lot is also one of the beach holiday destinations in Bali. Perched on top of a large rock formation with constantly crashing water waves, Tanah Lot temple is among the seven sea temples situated in the coast of Bali. Also, the unique offshore settings and the backdrop of Tanah Lot is a wonderful for photography.

Best Travel Tip: The sunset is mesmerising here, so make sure you go early to catch the best spot to witness the spectacle.

Note: International tourists can’t enter any of the temples of the Tanah Lot complex but can take a stroll across the main temple at low tide.

5. Seminyak: To Enjoy Night Partying at Some of the Best Venues and Indulge in Shopping

first time seminyak

An upscale beach resort area, Seminyak is in the southwestern coast of Bali. The tourism place in Bali is home to some of the island’s most luxurious resorts. The streets here are lined with some of the high-end boutique hotels and fine dining restaurants. Also, the place offers a great nightlife scene at sophisticated bars, clubbing hotspots and chic entertainment venues. The visitors who wouldn’t like to indulge in partying or surfing, can simply sit by the beachside with a beer and watch the amazing sunset views. Also, one can head to attain blessings at the Pura Petitenget temple or indulge in shopping from the top boutiques including Biasa, Magali Pascal, and Bamboo Blonde, Kody & Ko, and more.

6. Uluwatu: To Get the Best Surfing Experience amidst Five Surf Breaks

Trevor Murphy Uluwatu

For the surfers, there can be no better place than Uluwatu in Bali for indulging in this thrilling activity. The waves of the beach comprise the five surf breaks and this is the reason why you should visit Uluwatu if you love surfing. So, bring your board and test your surfing skills. In addition to this, located at a short distance from Uluwatu, Padang Padang Beach (also known as Taplau) is yet another important surfing destination in Bali which you can visit. If you aren’t an adventure enthusiast, the place is ideal for simply relaxing at the beachside with a beautiful view. You can also head to visit tourist attractions like Uluwatu Temple that has ornate architecture and is renowned for its monkey population.

7. Nusa Lembongan: To Witness a Slower-Paced Bali and Try a Variety of Fun Activities

Nusa Lembongan

If you are looking to witness a slower-paced Bali, Nusa Lembongan is a place that you shouldn’t miss adding to your Bali travel itinerary. With no hawkers and traffic, Nusa Lembongan is one of the most beautiful places in Bali that offers plenty of experiences to the tourists. If you have the zeal for indulging in some adventure, you can try some of the activities like surfing at Mushroom Bay; go for snorkelling, diving or cruise ride; witness the Devil’s Tears rock outcrop and discover the discover the hidden dream beach.

8. Green Bowl Beach: To Sit, Relax and Enjoy the Solitariness at the Secluded Beach

Green Bowl Beach

If you are looking for a lesser-visited or hidden beach in Bali, head to Green Bowl Beach in Ungasan. Being a secluded beach, it attracts only water adventure sports junkies and die-hard surfers. But if you are not fond of adventure and just want a perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the solitude, you can visit some of the limestone caves that are present on the beach.

9. Sanur: To Witness the Night Market Amidst the Relaxed Coastal Ambience

sindu market

A seaside town, Sanur is yet another place to consider when looking for place to see in Bali. With a relaxed coastal ambience, Sanur manages to cling on to its charm and uniqueness of art and culture. On visiting Sanur, make sure you visit the night market, which is a perfect place to trya diverse range of Balinese meal. Also, heading to Sanur Beach is something that you shouldn’t miss where you can watch the beautiful view of sunrise; enjoy wind and kite surfing; glass bottom boat ride; kayaking; parasailing; and fishing.

10. Nusa Dua: For a Romantic and Adveturous Getaway with Your Partner

For a Romantic and Adveturous Getaway with Your Partner

Well, writing about the places to visit in Bali, we cannot miss out on talking about its romantic side. And if you are planning to visit this most preferred honeymoon destination in the world with your significant other, don’t miss out on Nusa Dua that ticks all the classic honeymoon itinerary boxes. With romantic five-star villas offering relaxing spas, candle-lit dinner for couples, manicured beaches overlooking golf courses, your romantic getaway to Nusa Dua will be a cozy one. Also, the place offers a number of water sports like snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing, parasailing where you and your partner can see adventurous side of each other.

Those are the most popular areas in Bali you need to visit.

You should not be worried how about the accomodation to get there or to stay there.

We provide you the best services for accomodation and transportation option to enjoy your days in this beautiful island.

So, Let’s holiday with Si Petualang!

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