10 Best Places to Visit in Bali, Indonesia

10 Places You Would Wish to Visit in Bali, Indonesia

Bali is a unique island among thousands of other volcanic islands in the Indonesian archipelago. While many people are thrilled by the scenic and aesthetic beauty of the island due to its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, sandy beaches, and coral reefs, I am thrilled by the cultural part of the people inhabiting the island. The island is home to religious sites including cliffside Uluwatu Temple. It is well known for its precious yoga and meditation retreats.

There are other million reasons you would want to visit Bali including endless choices of local or far-flung cuisine,  famous nightspot offering fascinating and lively open dancefloor and a tonne of other interesting stuff. Bali is indeed a paradise worth exploring in your next stop at Indonesia.

10. Lovina 10 Best Places to Visit in Bali

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Lovina Beach | Photo by Farizun Saad

It is a beautiful resort area sandwiched between the Bedugul mountain range and the Bali sea. This is a precious stone when it comes to attractions, for it offers a wide variety of entertaining events including Dolphin-watching, trekking to waterfalls, hot springs, and diving or snorkeling around Menjangan island, home to the best-preserved coral reef in Bali. The sea is calm and overwhelming and fit for swimming, hence a good place to use as glue to bond families together.

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9. Sanur Beach

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Sanur Beach | Photo by Wahyu Saputra | Unsplash

Sanur is unique beach resort Located on the eastern side of the island’s isthmus, it is the opposite of Kuta. The beach continues to be hotspot continuing to attract mainly older people from Europe. It is a very silent and peaceful and well-kept place buzzing with an eclectic mix of restaurants, shops and bars and an assortment of innovative and modern entertainment venues.  Sanur beach maintains its wealth mainly when it comes to art and culture making it the perfect spot to get peace of mind.

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8. Sekumpul Waterfall

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Sekumpul Waterfalls | Photo by Lindsey Costa | Unsplash

Sekumpul waterfall is located in North Bali with a beautiful and breathtaking natural surrounding. It is a place that can be ground for a lot of fantastic things to do including swimming and taking walk within rice terraces and local villages. 10  Best Places to Visit in Bali

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7. Nusa Lembongan

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Nusa Lembongan | Photo by David Henrichs | Unsplash

Nusa Lembongan is an island located southeast of Bali, Indonesia. It is part of a group of three islands that make up the Nusa Penida district, of which it is the most famous. Nusa Lembongan is a place to visit, as it offers a range of revolutionary recreational activities such as diving and snorkeling, with abundant marine life and healthy coral reefs. Surfing can get a bit crowded, but the waves are good. There are several sandy beaches away from the main areas which are good if you want peace of mind. This is a place worth giving a shot. 10 Best Places to Visit in Bali

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6. Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple

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Uluwatu Temple | Photo by Omer Rana | Unsplash

Bali which is often referred to as “The land of the Gods” deserves a gold medal when it comes to religious issues. Uluwatu Temple, also known as the (Pura Lahur) is among Bali’s nine key directional temples. It may not offer a lot of activities but watching the Balinese Dance Performance can be very interesting though it can be very crowdy sometimes. Beware of the monkey lest you lose your wallets!

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5. Kuta Beach

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Kuta Beach Photo by Sven Scheuermeier | Unsplash

Kuta beach is among the most popular tourist destinations in Bali, Indonesia as it offers a decent surfing beach even though its overdeveloped. In Kuta, buying stuff from hawkers is considered a very fun activity not to mention other activities such as marine life, then this is the place to be. Learning how to surf and releasing baby turtles are also one of the main reasons why Kuta Beach is popular.

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4. Pura Besakih Hindu Temple

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Besakih Temple Photo by Krisna Udiana | Unsplash

Besakih is an artistic and unique complex that comprises at least 86 temples which include the main Pura Penataran Agung (the Great Temple of State) and 18 others. The temple is surrounded by beautiful hills, mountains, streams, rice paddies and more. The mountain is reached at by going through a lot of stairs before coming to many different temples. The scene is breathtaking and the history is very fascinating.

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3. Seminyak

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Seminyak Photo by Coleen Rivas | Unsplash

It is located along the coast of Kuta Beach and offers a more welcome alternative to Kuta. The main reason many people go there is not that of the beach but because of the bars and cafes along the coastline. Many people love to visit this place because it offers great beach clubs and one is able to enjoy a cold drink with their feet buried in the sand. One may also try scuba diving and watching gallery at Nyaman Gallery.

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2. Tanah Lot Hindu Temple

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Tanah Lot Temple Photo by Maksim Shutov | Unsplash

This is a very popular tourist destination in Bali with the most visits due to its cultural and religious significance to the people of Bali. The beauty around all this is the breathtaking and natural appearance of the buildings, and from Pura Tanah Lot, you can usually get a view of the clifftop site of Pura Ulu Watu far to the south, and the long sweep of seashore west to Perancak, near Negara which is really breathtaking.

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1. Ubud 10 Best Places to Visit in Bali

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Ubud, Bali Photo by Hector Periquin | Unsplash 10 Best Places to Visit in Bali

The area is famously known for traditional crafts and dance. The place also crawls with the Balinese culture’s arts and crafts. It is also the home of museums and galleries. In this area, activities are close to infinity ranging from Ubud monkey forest, Goa Gajah ‘Elephant Cave’, Puri Saren Royal Palace to the famous Ubud Art Market. You can’t afford to miss this place on your next visit to Indonesia.

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