10 Amazing Things to Do in Bali

10 Amazing Things to Do in Bali
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Date : 28 Dec 2022
Categories: Bali Travel Guide

If there’s one place on the planet you will never be tired of visiting, it is Bali. And why not? From water sports to amazing treks, from beaches to temples, this place has it all. With some much going around, Bali ensures that its visitors are never bored or alone. It doesn’t matter what you are looking for from your vacation: an adventure or a relaxing time, you can get both of these in Bali.

If you are yet to decide which you want to go for your next vacation, this list of 10 amazing things to do in Bali will definitely make you choose Bali:

1. Explore Bali’s million beaches: If there is anything that Bali is most famous for, it is its beaches. Bali has innumerable beaches, so many that you probably cannot cover them all in just one trip. Most of the beaches are easily accessible and tourist-friendly. Some of the best beaches of Bali include the Jimbaran Bay beach, Kuta, Padang Padang, Blue Point, and Seminyak, etc. If you are feeling lazy, you can lie down on the beautiful white and golden sand beaches and witness the day just flicker away with the bellowing waves of the Indian Ocean. Going to the beach is one of the most amazing things to do in Bali.

2. Go scuba diving and snorkeling: What is even the point of going to Bali if you are not going to enjoy some of its best water sports? Bali has some of the best scuba diving spots in the world and it is one of the best things to do in Bali. You can explore the magnificent coral reefs or swim among its rich marine life, including sea turtles, manta rays, and sharks! If you are not into scuba diving, you can always try the myriad of water sports available in Bali like parasailing, snorkeling, sea walking, surfing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Jet skiing, etc. In fact, Bali is a surfer’s paradise, and every year a lot of avid surfers from around the world travel to Bali to surf in its beautiful waters.

3. Go island hopping: One of the best things to do in Bali is island hopping. Bali may be one of the few places on Earth where you can go island hopping. Indonesia has over 17,000 islands and some of the most beautiful islands are close to Bali. You can visit some of the famous islands in Indonesia like Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, Lombok Island, and Komodo island, from Bali. In fact, a lot of these islands can be accessed by ferry rides or speed boats that can take anything between 1 hour to 4 hours. You can also take a flight to some of these islands like Komodo. Most of these islands have resorts, restaurants, and beaches with water sports activities. The best part is that these islands are less crowded than Bali and are best for anyone planning a romantic getaway.

4. Stay at luxurious resorts and hotels: Who has not been enticed by the glamourous pictures of Bali’s flamboyant resorts? One can get amazing views of the rice paddy fields and the brilliant verdant landscape from these resorts. Many, of course, are located by the beaches and offer awe-inspiring views of the majestically blue Indian Ocean. The good news is that not luxury comes at a high price. There are many resorts and hotels that offer good hospitality and a luxurious stay without charging a hefty fee. Booking your rooms in advance also helps in getting into great resorts at a reasonable price.

5. Party at beach clubs: If you love partying, Bali is definitely the place for you. Partying is perhaps one of the most amazing things to do in Bali. At certain times of the year, Bali is alive and bursting with energy throughout the night. You can groove to the sound of DJs playing live music in the open air or attend a concert by some famous band. While the beach clubs are open throughout the day, most light up in the evening. You can actually check if any of the clubs are playing your favorite DJ or are hosting your beloved band and hop on the party truck!

6. Go trekking: An island with a magnificent landscape is a trekker’s heaven. Explore the volcanic peaks of Mount Batur and Mount Ayung or hike through the jungles of the West Bali National Park. Bali has a lot to offer in terms of flora and fauna making hiking one of the best things to do in Bali. You can also take dips in some of Bali’s famous rivers and waterfalls en route to your trek. Some treks take you through the immensely wide and lush rice paddy fields of Bali. Trekking is one of the best and easiest ways to explore traditional life in Bali as you are bound to come across many small villages and farmlands on your journey.

7. Visit ancient temples: Bali is a place that is deep-rooted in spirituality. Its large Balinese Hindu population has ensured that its many temples are situated across the island. You do not always have to be religious to visit these temples. In fact, most tourists visit the temples in Bali to appreciate their magnificent architecture including the famous split gates that are a must-spot for pictures for anyone visiting Bali. Most of the temples are well-designed and have beautiful green gardens and surroundings that you can enjoy. Some of the most visited temples in Bali are Pura Luhur Lempuyang, Uluwatu temple, Taman Ayun, Tanah Lot, and Besakih temple.

 8. Eat mouth-watering food: If you are someone who enjoys food, Bali is the place to be for you. Being located near a massive water body gives the place access to a wide variety of seafood. You can eat Pepes Ikan, a steamed fish in cooked in banana leaves or Nasi Campur, a mixed rice with a variety of side dishes like tofu, fish, meat, etc. You can also enjoy vegetarian food like Mie Goreng which is stir-fried noodles with many local vegetables. If you love desserts, try some Laklak, a sweet Balinese cake made of rice flour, or Bubur Sumsum, a black rice pudding. Since tourists from across the world visit Bali, the island almost all restaurants offer international cuisines.

9. Explore Bali’s villages: Bali is home to some of the most beautiful villages on the planet and exploring these villages is one of the amazing things to do in Bali. All its villages are lush green and picturesque. Many tour companies even take tourists for village exertions through Bali’s numerous villages. In the villages, you can understand how traditional Balinese people live in their daily lives. Some of the well-known villages in Bali include Trunyan, Penglipuran, Celuk, Mas Village, Denpasar, and Tenganan etc. You will also find many offbeat resorts and hotels to be located in some of these villages.

10. Go river rafting: Who would have thought that Bali – a place full of beaches – could also be famous for river rafting? But isn’t Bali the place for everything and more? River rafting is one of the best things to do in Bali. There are many rivers in Bali where tourists can go for white water river rafting. You can even choose a river based on the difficulty level. There are many rivers in Bali where people go for rafting, but three of the most popular rivers for rafting are Telaga Waja, Ayung, and Melangit. If you want to go for a relaxing river rafting experience, visit the Ayung river.


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