Best Places To Visit In Bali 2024 – FINNS And Far Beyond FINNS

Whether it’s your first time in Bali, a seasoned visitor who comes every year, or if you are lucky enough to live here, you’ll never run out of places to explore and things to see.

You could be on a family holiday, backpacking alone, travelling with friends, or treating yourself to an adventurous trip or a romantic break with your partner. 

Bali truly is the Island of the Gods and has something for everyone.

Of course, no trip to Bali is complete without a stop at the world-famous FINNS Beach Club, as well as some fitness or Bali family activities at FINNS Recreation Club.

But we’ve also got a huge number of the best places to visit in Bali to tantalize you with, let’s take a look at the island and the region and each place you should visit while here on holiday.

Bali’s Best Places To Visit: Our Quick Guide To The Island Of The Gods.

Other than visiting us at FINNS Beach Club and FINNS Recreation Club, our top recommendation for your Bali holiday is to get out and explore the island. 

You’ll find endless wonder from beaches, temples, local foods and restaurants, volcanoes, waterfalls and more! 

Let’s start with the best places and areas of Bali to visit so you can plan your trip wisely and know what to expect from each part.

Getting Around Bali

Bali isn’t really known for having easily navigable roadways, but that’s what you can expect from tropical paradise islands.

If you have a licence and experience, you can cheaply hire a motorbike or your own car.

If you have never driven a motorbike before, don’t risk it!  Download apps for Gojek, Grab, and the Blue Bird taxi company.

Riding a scooter is dangerous here. The roads are not in good condition and the local rules of the road are completely opaque to outsiders, even experienced riders struggle in Bali.

It’s also worth noting that it’s not easy to be legal on a bike here and if you’re not legal, you’re not insured, no matter what your travel insurance paperwork says.

We strongly recommend that you stick to ride-sharing apps rather than ride a scooter on the island.

The ride-share app drivers are insured, safe, and know the streets better than anyone.

Alternatively, you can explore at your own pace and book a driver for the whole day.

Never catch rides on random bikes or unmarked cars, even though friendly locals are always willing to offer rides. Without metres, you risk getting overcharged if you don’t know the routes. 

For tours and day trips, you can hire a car and driver for a full day. For more information on how to get around Bali or for your Bali day trip,  contact a reputable Bali travel agency.

The Best Places To Visit In Bali By Area

Canggu Bali

We’ll start here because that’s where you’ll find FINNS Beach Club and FINNS Recreation Club. 

We love this area, there are many things to do in Canggu. Not only is it home to the best beach club in Bali but there’s also shopping, spas in Bali, gyms, gorgeous beaches, incredible sunsets, beautiful rice fields, digital nomad cafes and a huge array of trendy restaurants and quirky clubs.

You’ll see surfers and beach lovers all over the shores of Echo Beach and Batu Bolong Beach.  It has grown enormously in popularity over the past few years and is buzzing with fresh and inspiring energy.

When staying in Canggu, accommodation ranges from luxury villas, cheap homestays, hostels and perfect hotels for families.

Just a short drive north of Canggu, there is one of the most spectacular temples and the most visited location for tourists to visit.

Tanah Lot is an astonishing sea temple on a rock formation, where you can take in the spirituality, local markets and breathtaking sunsets.

The Tanah Lot Temple complex can get very busy at times, but it’s worth the effort.

FINNS Beach Club Is Bali’s Best Beach Club!

the beautiful sunset in bali at finns beach club

When planning your Bali holiday, put FINNS Beach Club at the very top of your list!  You must stop in and see why the venue is world-famous, and we can proudly say that FINNS is the World’s BEST beach club.  

There’s a good time to be had from Mondays through to Sundays. Beach club fans will find FINNS Beach Club is an experience worth repeating too.

It’s the perfect place to spend a day poolside and beachside, with 170m of beachfront views along Berawa Beach.

Lounge under the sun or the shade of an umbrella with friends, family, or a solo visit. 

The vibe is always fun, from day to night, and you can explore the space with 3 pools, 9 bars (including 2 swim-up bars), and a total of 3 restaurants. Beach clubs don’t get any better than this.

The Canggu beach and sunset views are epic, and the party atmosphere continues throughout the evening into the night, with happy hour from 7-9 pm, live DJs and vocalists, and Bali’s best beach parties.

Bali’s best beach club doesn’t disappoint, so stop in for a lazy, cool day by the pool or a pool party in Bali and an unforgettable experience during your Bali holiday.

FINNS Recreation Club Is Non-Stop Fun For Everyone!

FINNS Recreational Club aerial view

For the best activities with kids in Bali, FINNS Recreation Club certainly delivers. One day is not enough. Nowhere else in Bali, or maybe the world, can you do so much under one roof. 

First off, it’s a world-class health and fitness centre and one of the best gyms in Bali, where guests can use the weights, sign up for personal training or choose from a schedule of classes. 

Don’t forget to soothe your muscles and aches in the sauna and ice bath afterwards! 

But if you really need to relieve tension, book a blissful treatment at Body Temple Spa

Other than the top gym in Canggu, there are plenty of kids activities in Canggu at Splash Water Park, Bounce Trampoline Centre, Strike Ten Pin Bowling, or the Junior Sports Academy and Cubby House Kids Club. Everyone can enjoy a day (or more) at Bali’s best spot for family fun, FINNS Recreation Club.

Other Places to Visit In Canggu include:

Sunset at echo beach in Bali

Echo Beach – this is one of the most famous surfing destinations on the island and an interesting section of black sand beach (but the song wasn’t named after this or any other Echo Beach, sadly)

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Shopping – Canggu isn’t quite in the same league as Seminyak for shopping but if you love beach brands, there’s plenty to keep you occupied

Concept of global trash pollution of the seas and oceans

Beach Cleanup – if you feel moved to give something back when you’re on holiday, we can recommend taking part in a beach cleanup and seeing what the challenge of keeping Bali a great place to holiday in looks like

Kuta

Kuta beach in Bali

Kuta is famous for its beachfront, surfing and bustling markets. The stylish Beachwalk shopping mall is very popular as it’s only across the road from Kuta Beach.

There are many luxurious ocean-view hotels if you’d like a room with a view by Kuta Beach.

Make sure you go for a walk down the winding back streets and you’ll find all the lively markets and friendly happy-hour bars.

If you’re looking for a few chic cocktails, there are some incredible rooftop sunset bars or if you’re more laid back you can grab a coconut on the beach from a local beach seller.

For food, you’re spoilt for choice with so many restaurants and cheaper local eateries.

Things to do here include:

  • Discovery Shopping Mall – this sizeable mall is one of the most popular places to shop on the island

  • Beachwalk Shopping Mall – you can’t beat shopping and dining within a stone’s throw of Kuta Beach and that’s what you get at Beachwalk

  • 5GX Reverse Bungee – this insane ride quite literally reverses the bungee jumping experience and throws you into the air so fast that you will experience 5 G-force speeds!

  • Vihara Dharmayana Temple – a fascinating Buddhist temple complex on an island of Hindu temples, the colours are fascinating.

  • Bali Bombing Memorial – if you want to pay tribute to those who died in the early 2000s, the official memorial is in Kuta.

West Bali National Park

west bali national park

Bali is only home to a single one of Indonesia’s national parks, West Bali National Park but it does take up nearly 15% of the land and sea area of the province!

It’s one of the best places to visit here if you love to spend time in nature. You can only enter the park at a couple of points and from there you can arrange your tours, treks, etc.

Things to do here include:

  • Diving at Menjangan Island – Menjangan or “Deer” Island is home to a large herd of wild deer, it’s also one of the most popular dive spots on the island. You can find a wide range of exotic marine life and coral here.

  • Trekking – nearly all types of terrain are represented at the West Bali National Park and you can opt to trek through any or all of them. You will need to use a guide provided by the park for a reasonable fee to hike the trails here.

  • Mangrove Swamps – there is also an interesting area of mangrove swamps attached to West Bali National Park and you can take a boat trip around them.

Legian

Legian Beach
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Legian is on the border of Kuta and has a similar vibe. If you love great beaches, value accommodation and family-friendly fun, then you should find Legian to be very much to your taste.

There’s some great food in this part of the city from local street food to fine dining restaurants.

Things to do in Legian include:

  • Legian Beach – also known as Blue Ocean Beach, this is a very relaxed place, perfect for swimming, surfing and sunbathing.

  • Garlic Lane – this shopping street is named after a restaurant and it’s full of art shops, fashion boutiques, galleries, etc.

  • Dalem Kahyangan Temple – this is one of the more unique temples in this busy tourist town and it’s worth a visit to familiarize yourself with the local culture.

Denpasar

Denpasar City View
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The capital of the island and often unfairly avoided by tourists, Denpasar is going through something of a renaissance at the moment and it’s very much worth a day or two of your time.

Get out in the early morning and take a stroll through the busy streets, go shopping and eat and drink at some of the best bang-for-buck places around.

Things to do in Denpasar include:

  • Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (TCEC) – this is the most reputable turtle conservation centre on the island and a great place to see how the Balinese people treat their environment with respect and care

  • Pura Sakenan – this temple dedicated to Shiva is in an area of pleasing natural beauty and is best visited at its piodolan anniversary where people walk out to the island at low tide bearing offerings.

  • Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali – this museum of art and history is probably the most interesting national cultural heritage site on the island.

  • Bajra Sandhi Monument – this extraordinary monument is a symbol of the struggles that the Balinese people have undergone throughout the centuries.

Candi Dasa

Candi Dasa View from the Sea
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This gem of East Bali is only an hour’s drive from Sanur and it’s one of the most relaxing places to visit in Bali.

However, that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to do in the area around this seaside village and, in fact, the area is home to some of the most interesting places in Bali.

Things to do in Candi Dasa include:

  • Goa Lawah (Bat Cave) Temple Complex – this extraordinary temple houses a cave that is full of local bats. Don’t worry, they’re not dangerous to humans. Come at sundown to see them swarm out of the cave and into the local fields.

  • Lempuyang Temple – the Gates of Heaven at this temple may be the most Instagrammable shot in all of Bali (if you can endure the queues to get one) and the temple itself offers amazing views ovr the local countryside.

  • Candidasa Lotus Lagoon – this attractive body of water is one of the places to visit in Bali if you love to see lotuses floating on water. Just make sure to go when they’re in bloom to get the best from your visit.

Umalas

Batu Belig Beach After Sunset View

This pleasant area of rice fields stretches along the inland stretch by Seminyak, Petitenget and Canggu.

It’s a popular spot for luxury villas and pleasant restaurants and bars and you can find a fair few things to do in the surrounding area.

Things to do in Umalas include:

  • Batu Belig Beach – this lovely golden sand beach goes on forever and it’s one of the calmer beaches in the area. Ideal for a family day out.

  • Petitenget Beach – this beach is rarely crowded and it’s great for long walks on the soft sands and watching the waves gently crash against the shore.

  • BIASA Cube – this was a temporary art installation that has grown into a permanent fixture in the area.

Tabanan

Man with traditional balinese cap at rice fields of Jatiluwih in

This area of central Bali is known as the “rice bowl” of the island and it’s full of outstanding natural beauty.

It’s the perfect place for a walk in tropical gardens or for nature lovers to explore the local environment to the fullest.

Things to do in Tabanan include:

  • Jatiluwih Rice Terraces – a UNESCO World Heritage site – Jatiluwih Rice Terraces are harder to get to than Tegallalang outside of Ubud but that means you’re more likely to enjoy your time here uninterrupted by other tourists.

  • Bali Butterfly Park – the original butterfly park on the island and home to all the native species of butterflies and other exotic creatures. It’s a solid choice for a family day out.

  • Subak Museum – the Subak system is one of the world’s oldest agricultural engineering systems and the water management system is entirely unique to Bali. It shows how man and nature can live in real harmony.

  • Angseri Hot Springs – one of the real joys of having an active volcano or two on the island is that they lead to natural hot springs where you can enjoy a refreshing soak in mineral-heavy waters.

 

Tuban

You could say that Tuban is “South Kuta” and its big advantage over Kuta is that it’s cheaper than anywhere called “Kuta.

If you’re in South Bali and seeking a pleasant beach holiday, then you can’t go wrong with Tuban.

Things to do in Tuban include:

  • Kelan Beach – this small beach is quite close to the airport, so don’t expect perfect quiet but it’s a great spot to catch the sunset.

  • Chinatown – there’s only one Chinatown on the island and if you love Chinese food and culture, you will want to check it out.

  • High Flyers Bali Trapeze School – it’s the only place on the island to learn some trapeze skills!

Jimbaran

Happy Family on the Beach

Jimbaran is famous for its tasty seafood and quiet secluded bay that offers beautiful views of the ocean.

Surfers love this area and the limestone cliff-faced coastline is great for photographers too.

Things to do in Jimbaran include:

  • Jimbaran Beach – this narrow beach is covered in soft golden sand and is often considered to be one of the finest beaches on the island.

  • Blahbatuh Village – this village is a great place to visit the local waterfalls, museum and art market.

  • Jimbaran Fish Market – the tastiest market on the island. Choose some of the freshest catch anywhere in the world and then have the local warungs cook it for you.

Kintamani

Landscape view of volcano mount Gunung Batur, Kintamani, Bali

Kintamani is, perhaps, the last unexplored frontier of modern Bali and it’s where you go, when you want to go away from the crowds and hear yourself think.

Things to do in Kintamani include:

  • Mount Batur – Mount Batur is an active volcano and it’s one of the easiest climbs here in Bali. The sunrise at Mount Batur is considered to be one of the most dramatic sights possible. Go in the dry season to be sure of the best view when the sun comes up.

  • Kintamani Highland – one of the best places to visit in the area is the highland itself. Go camping and enjoy the natural scenes in front of you.

  • Mount Abang – this dormant volcano is one of the most popular climbing spots on the island and it’s a great area for spectacular views.

Karangasem

Mount Agung visable in the distance. Mount Agung is both a mountain and volcano
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The biggest part of East Bali is the Karangasem Regency it’s home to the holy mountain, Gunung Agung and many other interesting sights.

The area is also popular with divers who want to explore the marine environment here.

Things to do in Karangasem include:

  • Mount Agung – hiking Mount Agung is for the brave but the reward is to see the best view in Bali.

  • Tirta Gangga – a water palace with a holy mountain spring drawn from Mount Agung.

  • Ujung Water Palace – another equally impressive water palace that, for some reason, sees fewer visitors.

  • Virgin Beach – an unspoiled white sand beach that everyone should see.

Gianyar

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This part of Central Bali is home to many of the island’s main tourist attractions and there’s plenty to do in the area.

Things to do in Gianyar include:

  • Bali Zoo – this zoo is much better than you’d expect in Southeast Asia and is home to several conservation projects

  • Bali Bird Park – an amazing collection of local wild birds and part of the Bali Starling Conservation project

  • Taro Village Experience – it’s not often that you get to journey to the centre of the universe, is it? Yet, that’s what the Balinese believe Taro Village is.

Bedugul

Young couple at the Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, Bali

Bedugul in North Bali is a long way from where most tourists dare to tread which is a shame as the cooler climate and spectacular natural views are truly desirable.

Things to do in Bedugul include:

  • Besakih Temple Complex – the “mother temple” and the most important temple in Bali. It’s actually a collection of over 40 temples and worth spending a day at.

  • Bali Botanic Garden – if you love plants and flowers, this collection of charming tropical gardens is the ideal place to sit with a book and enjoy the fresh air.

  • Lake Batur – this volcanic lake has some sparkling and crystal clear water, it’s a photographer’s dream.

Seminyak

Seminyak Square
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Seminyak is Bali’s chic streets, the top location for food, shopping, spas, beaches, sunset spots, live music, hotels and bars, and even some colourful beach bars.

Seminyak is constantly buzzing with a trendy, energetic vibe. Famous for the range of accommodations; from upmarket private villas to some of the best luxury hotels and beach resorts, it’s a special place to stay on the island. 

For food lovers, you’ll be thrilled with the huge range of restaurants and bougie cafes, serving contemporary vegan, plant-based, gluten-free options.

Seminyak is a fabulous place to watch the sunset before heading to dinner, and one of the legendary bars or clubs for a night of dancing. 

Things to do in Seminyak include:

  • Seminyak Beach – is one of the most popular spots on the island, get there early if you want a spot on the sand to yourself.

  • Double Six Beach – a clean and pleasant beach that connects Legian to Seminyak.

  • Petitenget Temple Complex – one of the few remaining traditional features of Seminyak, this temple is used by locals to ward the area against evil.

  • Go shopping – if there’s one thing that Seminyak’s famous for, it’s shopping and there are boutique malls and stores galore in the area.

Ubud

Woman at Tegalalang rice terrace in Bali

Coming away from the beach into the mountains, Ubud in Central Bali is a spiritual experience full of Balinese culture, the famous rice paddies, creativity, yoga retreats and a great deal to explore.

You can do a day trip here or spend a few days, with a huge range of hotels, small homestays, exclusive resorts and guesthouses there is something for everyone. 

In recent years there has been a rise in coffee culture and modern restaurants and this part of Central Bali has become a foodie’s paradise. You will be able to find vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian specialties here.

Also close by is Mount Batur volcano, enjoy the sunrise trek that is held every day to get the best views from another perspective. 

There is a lot to do in Ubud, Central Bali:

  • The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary – the Ubud Monkey Forest is home to temples and some of the cheekiest monkeys in the world.

  • Local Art Workshops and Ubud Art Market – if you love art, Ubud’s the place to be everything here is locally made and designed.

  • Tegalalang Rice Terraces (or Tegallalang Rice Terraces) – the most popular and easy to get to rice terraces on the island.

  • Campuhan Ridge Walk – a wonderful sunset walk in the jungle.

  • Tirta Empul Holy Water Temple – home of the world-famous purification rituals.

  • Bali Swing – the first and original jungle swing for all the Instagrammers out there.

Lovina

In the North of Bali, take a trip to Lovina for an experience of Old Bali. Famous for diving, snorkelling, old villages, hidden waterfalls, uncrowded beaches and little Westernisation.

Escape from the hustle and bustle and witness wild dolphins in this area of the North.

Things to do in Lovina include:

  • Gitgit Waterfall – this lovely waterfall is surrounded by lush jungle and the flow is incredibly attractive.

  • Dolphin Journeys – the biggest draw in Lovina, get a boat from the harbour at dawn and see dolphins in the wild.

  • Singsing Waterfall – an ideal waterfall for those who like a little adventure in their lives.

  • Lovina Beach – black chromatic sands make for a very interesting beach, indeed.

Sidemen

Sidemen Village Bali
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Sidemen is a more traditional experience set in one of the traditional Balinese villages, surrounded by nature, hidden waterfalls, local villages, rice fields and peace and quiet; it is a nice peaceful way to explore Bali.

Enjoy the village life and stay in a homestay or a hidden luxury resort.

Things to do in Sidemen include:

  • Gembleng Falls Infinity Pool – this fall may not be huge but it has a perfectly lovely natural infinity pool to enjoy.

  • Tukad Cepung Waterfall – this may be the most Instagram-worthy waterfall on the island.

  • Iseh Village – this lovely village offers an insight into what life was really like on the island before the tourists arrived.

  • Pura Bukit Sangkan Gunung – a truly spectacular temple a long way from the beaten path.

Amed

Amed

Take a trip to the East coast of Bali for incredible beaches, famous for its diving spots and snorkelling.

Amed is a small fishing village and very relaxed but with a lot to discover.

There are lots of quaint places to stay from small beach huts to bigger hotels with ocean views and many contemporary restaurants and local warungs. 

Things to do in Amed include:

  • Amed Sea Salt Farm – if you’ve never been to a salt farm before, then you’re going to love watching this process.

  • Japanese Shipwreck Diving – diving is what Amed’s about and this is one of the most famous dive spots in Bali.

  • Jemeluk Beach – is one of the best snorkelling beaches and has a stunning stretch of black sand too.

Sanur

Sanur Beach during scenic sunrise in Bali, Indonesia

Sanur has a slower pace than Kuta/Seminyak and Canggu which is perfect for families and the older crowd, with a village feel and calm ocean. 

There is an 8 km pathway along the beach to cycle on and take your morning walk.

The beach is calm and there are plenty of cafes and restaurants close by.

Things to do in Sanur include:

  • Sanur Beach and Boardwalk – sunrise is the time to enjoy the best walk along a beach in Bali.

  • Sanur Morning Market – an authentic local market perfect for souvenir and grocery shopping.

  • Le Mayeur museum – this wonderful museum helps to recapture some of Bali’s “innocent days.

Nusa Dua

young male surfer riding in ocean at Nusa Dua Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Visit the gorgeous white sand beaches, suitable for swimming, Nusa Dua is the island’s most luxurious location with international hotels, resorts and private villas.

The streets are flawless, there is a pleasant beach pathway to cycle or walk on and a few shops. There are many restaurants within resorts and a Sunday Brunch culture. 

Things to do in Nusa Dua include:

Uluwatu And The Bukit Peninsula

Aerial Photo of Dreamland Beach at Sunset, Bali, Pecatu, Uluwatu, Indonesia

If you’re looking for a more laid-back vibe, epic world-famous surfing, dramatic cliff-top views, white sand beaches and surf culture; then head down to the south of Bali. Uluwatu is the place to visit. 

Soak it all up in a luxury villa with spectacular views or resort close to the beach or if you’re looking for the backpacker experience there are many cool hostels.

The Uluwatu Temple (Pura Luhur Uluwatu) is famous for its spirituality, remarkable cliff, sunset views over the Indian Ocean and Kecak Fire Dance Show (a not-quite-so-traditional Balinese dance performance).

Other things to do in Uluwatu include:

  • Dreamland Beach – as the name suggests, this is a very dreamy beach, indeed.

  • Balangan Beach – this beach has one of the best sunsets in Bali and Bali is famous for great sunsets

  • Nyang Nyang Beach – this “secret beach” is the ideal spot for a romantic sunset walk.

Padang Bai

Most people skip Padang Bai and head straight onto a ferry to Lombok or the Gili Islands but the area does have some hidden charms worth investigating before you leave.

Things to do in Padang Bai include:

  • Blue Lagoon Beach – this lovely beach has some of the best snorkelling opportunities on the island

  • Catch A Ferry – it’s the only place to get a ferry off the island to Lombok and the Gili Islands

  • Bias Tugel Beach – it’s just 130 meters long and a short walk from the harbour and a lovelier stretch of white sand is hard to find

Nusa Islands – Nusa Lembongan

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One of Bali’s neighbouring islands is definitely worth a day trip or longer. Its beautiful white sand beaches and coral reefs are exquisite, which is why the tiny island is popular for diving and snorkelling.

Devil’s Tears is a cliff that overlooks the ocean and is known for its powerful waves. Crystal Bay and Mushroom Bay are both beautiful beaches known for clear waters and pristine beaches. Mushroom Bay

We’ve only just scratched the surface to give a glimpse into Bali’s most famous locations. When here for a holiday, we recommend getting around the island for day trips or even staying a few days in different spots.

You’ll notice that each location has its own vibe and energy, but together they make Bali truly a magical place to come on holiday. 

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan include:

  • Cross the Yellow Bridge – you can get to the smallest of the Nusa Islands on foot from Nusa Lembongan, just walk over this picturesque bridge to Nusa Ceningan

  • Jungut Batu Beach – if you want an amazing view of Gunung Agung over on Bali, you can’t go wrong on this beautiful white sand beach.

  • Mangrove Forest Tour – if you’ve not visited some mangrove forests before, this is a great place to do so and it’s much less crowded than the National Park

Nusa Islands – Nusa Penida

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The third Nusa Island has plenty for you to do too and as with Nusa Lembongan it’s a laid-back place which, once the main tour groups leave at night, is perfect for relaxing.

Things to do in Nusa Penida include:

  • Kelingking T Rex Beach – this awesome beach looks like a T-Rex from above and is one of the most Instagrammable spots on the island.

  • Peguyangan Waterfall – this waterfall gets fewer visitors than many other Balinese waterfalls and it’s great for photographers.

  • Angel’s Billabong – the natural infinity pool here is dangerous but makes for some great Instagram shots.

  • Swim With Manta Rays – there’s nowhere else on Earth where you can so easily swim with these gentle giants of the seas.

FAQs

Which Part Of Bali Is Best To Stay?

That’s entirely up to you. Some prefer to stay in Central Bali and enjoy the traditional villages, rice paddies, famous temples and luxury villas.

Others prefer South Bali and its famous stunning beaches, luxury resorts, natural beauty, etc.

While some opt for East Bali and its amazing scuba diving, quieter pace of life and traditional Balinese architecture.

Many nature lovers go to Lovina and other parts of North Bali where they can enjoy a good time dolphin watching and kick back at authentic local beach bars.

One of the best things about Bali is that it’s full of the best places to visit and you could put a finger anywhere on the Bali map and have a great time.

Which Is The Most Beautiful Part Of Bali?

This is a matter of personal taste. Some would say that the beach town of Nusa Dua which is stuffed with luxury resorts and white sand beaches is the most attractive part of the island.

Some might choose Canggu and its mix of the traditional and modern with epic beach sunsets and the world’s best beach club.

Others might prefer Ubud and its sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Sacred Hindu Temple Complex and so on…

You can only really decide which of the best places to visit in Bali is the most beautiful after you’ve seen and explored them all.

Where Should I Go For The First Time In Bali?

We’re quite biased on this point and would always tell you to visit Canggu first. It’s a charming beach town and the home of FINNS.

Canggu is also a short drive from many of the other top attractions on the island and a great place to base yourself out of while you’re learning what’s here on the island.

What Not To Miss On Bali?

We could make a list several pages long on this subject but we’d say the top highlights are FINNS (1 in 8 people who enter the country at Denpasar Airport visit FINNS), Ubud Art Market, Bali’s Spiritual Pillars (its stunning temples), the lush rice terraces, the beautiful beaches, etc.

Is 7 Days In Bali Enough?

We don’t think that a lifetime is enough in Bali, but 7 days is a pretty good length of time for your first holiday in Bali.

You can visit Bali and explore some of the main destinations in 7 days and never get bored. In fact, it’s just going to leave you thirsty to come back and explore some more.

How To Book A Bali Holiday?

We always recommend that when you’ve decided where you want to visit in Bali, you contact the Bali Res Centre to book your holiday.

They are a local specialist travel service for Bali that has an encyclopedic knowledge of places to visit in Bali and they can ensure you get a great deal on flights, accommodation, and tours too.

The best thing about opting for the Bali Res Centre is that it means your money stays in the local economy and doesn’t get sent overseas to a multinational corporation’s bank account.

Final Thoughts On The Best Places To Visit In Bali

From boutique hotels to ancient shrine reliefs carved into cliff faces, there’s something in Bali for absolutely everyone.

The best way to decide what you love most about Bali is to explore the island for yourself and we hope our guide to the best places to visit will help you decide where to begin.

We hope to see you soon at FINNS while you’re working out what you love most about Bali.

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