With its charm enchanting you as soon as you step on the island, there is no doubt that Bali is known as The Land of the Gods. The sheer beauty of the island’s volcanoes, pristine beaches, and lush rice fields are nothing short of a paradise for nature lovers who are seeking ideal moments of serenity. By day, the island is home to exotic temples standing proud against Bali’s stunning natural backdrops that continue to keep ancient traditions alive. By night, the island is a hub of vibrant nightlife activities to indulge in with your holiday squad.
It is time for stunning sunrises, peaceful walks, and a sumptuous breakfast.
The best way to boost up your morning and greet the day is to see the sunrise as you get ready for an inspiring journey!
1 | Adventure seekers can climb up Mount Batur for a spectacular panoramic view from the top of a volcano looming over a crater and a crystal-clear lake.
2 | The Kusamba Beach in Bali offers a unique sunrise viewing experience. Not only would one enjoy the black sand beach of Kusamba, but would also be greeted by locals harvesting sea salt at the crack of dawn. Watching daily village rituals coming to life next to a beautiful backdrop is indeed a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
3 | As the sun rises over the horizon, it is time for you to discover the beauty of Bali in the soft morning light.
The Campuhan Ridge Walk in Ubud is a popular hiking trail that stretches across scenic grasslands and lush rice fields.
4 | The Tegalalang Rice Terrace is another major attraction for tourists. A walk around these lush fields is the perfect retreat to the hustle and bustle of one’s daily life and definitely deserves a spot on your Bali itinerary.
5 | Do not miss out on the fantastic floating breakfast, an exciting way to start your day.
Noon is Here!
Time to Visit the Temples, Stroll around The Monkey Forest, and Enjoy Lunch with A View.
Tourists from all over the world visit the mesmerizing temples that Bali has to offer. One of these temples is Pura Besakih that’s perched on the inclines of Mount Agung, Bali’s biggest volcano. It has a collection of over 80 temples and offers a picturesque view from the top.
1 | Another popular tourist destination you’d want to visit is Tanah Lot temple. Part of the charm lies in the tricky challenge to access this holy place. You would only be able to get here during low tide because it sits on an offshore island-like rock formation. The temple is also famous for its beautiful sunset.
2 | A must-see place in Bali is the lush and calming Ubud Monkey Forest where you can greet friendly monkeys. This nature reserve is a perfect example of the peaceful coexistence of humans and animals. Be careful with your belongings, secure your bags properly, and enjoy the company of these cheeky creatures.
3 | It’s noon and you must be hungry. Well, don’t worry, for Bali has the most spectacular views to accompany your lunch. Rock Bar at Ayana Resort offers you lunch on the most luxurious seats on top of the rocks that overlook the stunning sea. Boni Restaurant provides a lush-looking rice field view rather than the conventional beach view. Discover your own “Eat, Pray, Love” moment as you enjoy traditional Balinese food and take in the stunning view of the exotic jungle.
Afternoon Vibes in Bali!
Relax, Enjoy the Sunsets and the Traditional Dances
Afternoon is the best time to chill out and unwind. You can choose from a wide range of spa services, from traditional massages to luxurious treatments. Sounds heavenly, doesn’t it?
1 | Head over to the famous Potato Head Beach Club to enjoy a relaxing swim in a pool with magnificent views of the beach in the background. Check out the breathtaking sunset of Bali at the luxe beachfront Ku De Ta.
2 | You can also spend your afternoon looking for tourist attractions that offer traditional Balinese dance performances. Try visiting the Uluwatu Temple Amphitheatre. Here you can watch the legendary singing and dancing ritual, the Kecak, against the backdrop of a spectacular sea. For theatrical art performances based on a Balinese legend, you can try visiting the Bali Agung Show at Bali Theatre. The amazing dance choreography, vibrant costumes, and Bali’s iconic dramatic music will definitely leave you wanting more.
The Night is Young!
Experience Bali Coming to Life with Music and After-Hours Fun
You can start by enjoying the calmness of the evening as you splurge on a lovely dinner.
Then get ready for a lively and exciting night because you will be tempted to join Bali’s never-ending nightlife as Bali does not sleep!
1 | A great restaurant you can try out for a nice dinner to end the day is Swept Away restaurant in Ubud. This restaurant offers you a dining experience on an elevated deck that overlooks Ubud’s serene river. It is also known for its décor, plus the lanterns and candles that make the night more romantic. For something more luxurious, try out Kubu Restaurant at Mandapa. Enjoy listening to the calming sounds of nature at this open-air restaurant that overlooks the picturesque Ayung River. It has nine private dining cocoons that offer a romantic and intimate experience.
2 | Make your night memorable and fun. Bali has a variety of clubs or bars to choose from and most of them are located in popular areas like Seminyak, Kuta, and Legian. One of the most famous nightclubs is the SkyDome Super Club. It is one of the numerous bars and clubs inside La Favela and is the main clubbing space.
One day might be too short a time to spend on the magnificent island of Bali, but it's still enough to enjoy the best of it. No wonder that Bali is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and now it is your turn to experience it. So, what are you waiting for? Book a trip to Bali and have an adventure of a lifetime!
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