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Best places to cover in Bali for a remarkable holiday

One of the most visited destinations in the world and the pride of the Indonesian archipelago, Bali is an exotic destination also commonly known as ‘The Island of Gods’. Bali is bursting with a plethora of attractions and experiences for tourists from all over the world. It is loved for its surreal beaches, temples, watersports, luxurious resorts, Balinese cuisine, traditional art and culture, paddy fields and so much more. It is a bit of paradise for all kinds of travellers as it does not disappoint anyone. For your Bali tour package, let’s jump onto the list of best places to visit in Bali:

  • Nusa Lembongan

A part of the Nusa Islands, Nusa Lembongan is a place where you will witness a slow-paced life, fewer crowds, traffic, tourist rush, etc. It is a popular one-day trip destination attracting travellers for clear turquoise waters, snorkelling, ample marine life, surfing, and more. The island is small in size and can be explored by foot in approximately 3 to 4 hours.

Things to do: Diving, surfing, cruising, boating at Mangrove Park, snorkelling with fish, going banana boating, relaxing by the beach, etc.

  • Nusa Ceningan

Another one from the Nusa Islands, Nusa Ceningan can be reached by a 45-min boat ride from Sanur Beach. It is a small island spread over 3 km only and can be covered in a few hours. Many travellers visit Nusa Ceningan to experience snorkelling, explore the Blue Lagoon, and more. Getting popular day by day, Nusa Ceningan is rapidly developing over the past few years introducing new restaurants, hotels, villas, etc.

Things to do: Trekking, hiking, witnessing seaweed cultivation, exploring the secret beach, visiting the bridge of love, surfing, enjoying the Blue Lagoon, diving, snorkelling, etc.

  • Ubud

Ubud is one of the most loved tourist areas in Bali. It is a compact version of the entire Bali. Commonly known as the cultural heart of Bali, Ubud is known for its nature, culture, paddy fields, temples, museums, traditional dance forms, art galleries, yoga retreats and so much more. Ubud got popular after it got mentioned in a book and movie named “Eat, Pray, Love”.

Things to do: Shop at Ubud market, swing on the Bali swing, explore Monkey Forest, spend some days at one of the yoga retreats, capture the beauty of Tegalalang rice paddies, etc.

  • Kuta Beach

Kuta is another famous destination in Bali loved by travellers, especially for adventure and nightlife. One of the most popular adventure activities to try in Kuta is surfing. In case you are a beginner do not worry you will have fun giving it a shot. You can also book surf lessons and rest surfboards, sun loungers, umbrellas, boogie boards, and more from vendors. If you are fond of surfing you must explore Dreamland, Canggu, Bingin, Uluwatu, Balangan, etc. Kuta’s nightlife is the most happening as the island beach is surrounded by bars and restaurants open till late.

Things to do: Explore Waterbom WaterPark, try surfing, go clubbing, go for a refreshing spa, etc.

  • Tanah Lot temple

No Bali trip can be complete without exploring the Tanah Lot temple. It is located in Beraban village on a large rock offering stunning views of the unique shoreline and sunset. Tanah Lot temple attracts many tourists from all over the world due to its breathtaking architecture and beautiful backdrop. Built as a part of Balinese mythology, local people believe that the temple is protected from vicious snakes and evil spirits.

Things to do: Walk along the beach, sunbathe, enjoy the sunset, taste some local dishes, etc.

  • Seminyak

Seminyak is situated on the southwestern shore of Bali, considered one of the best places for getting away in Bali. It is loaded with high-end boutiques, luxury hotels and resorts, five-star restaurants, and more. It also boasts a strip of beach bars and restaurants offering panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Seminyak is well-known for shopping as well and is home to some top boutiques like Magali Pascal, Biasa, Bamboo Blonde, etc. Popular shopping malls in Seminyak include Seminyak Square and Seminyak Village. If you are a flea market person then you must visit the Seminyak flea market close to Seminyak square where you will be able to bargain for real.

Things to do: Rejuvenate yourself with some quality spas, explore some beach clubs, go bar hopping and party your heart out, go shopping, etc.

  • Uluwatu

Balinese meaning of Uluwatu is ‘the rocky end of the land’. It is located at the southernmost tip of Bali. Uluwatu is famous for surfing, seafood, and beautiful sunsets. Uluwatu temple also known as Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of Bali’s most famous temples especially due to its magnificent clifftop location. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple, but the Kedak dance acts are performed every day by the sunset and are worth experiencing.

Things to do: Enjoy the most epic sunset by the Uluwatu temple, enjoy the sunset dance show, experienced surfers can go surfing, visit Sunday’s beach club, etc.

  • Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida is the largest island of the Nusa Islands. Just a short boat ride from Sanur port, Nusa Penida is loved for its beautiful rock formations, caves, diving, bird sanctuary, Hindu temples, and more. If you are fond of diving, Nusa Penida is the perfect destination for you where you might get a chance to witness the manta rays, turtles, sunfish, and more. 

Things to do: Go beach hopping, swim with manta rays, go scuba diving, and witness some hidden waterfalls and epic views.

  • Bali zoo

Bali Zoo is one of the top attractions in Bali, home to a variety of wildlife species like mammals and birds. The zoo is spread across 8 hectares of dense forest assuring an authentic atmosphere for the animals. Here you will get to witness African lions, white tigers, elephants, orangutans, and more.

Things to do: Breakfast with orangutans, enjoy interactive sessions with the zoo creatures, witness the elephant mud fun, spend a night at the zoo, etc.

Well, this is it! Are you excited to explore these top attractions in Bali? Bali is one of the most magical holiday destinations offering a range of experiences to mesmerise travellers from across the world. It’s time you plan your Bali tour with flamingo travels and make memories for a lifetime.

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