9 Wonderful New Year Ideas for #ItstimeforBali

#ItstimeforBali and with the reopening that is close to New Year’s Eve, you definitely have some thoughts of spending the end of the year in the Island of the Gods, right? Well, guess what? We have some ideas for you. Explore Bali in many different ways and come out as a new you in a big bang at the start of a whole new year!


1. Set your sustainable travel goals


An eco-friendly adventure is a thing nowadays, and it’s a good one. Traveling with consideration in order to contribute to the sustainability of the destination would surely bring the best not only for the natural and cultural wellbeing, but also for yourself. Therefore, we fully support your intention! Here, we have some ideas for you on where to start in Bali. Have fun and be proud of yourself, because we are proud of you!


2. Have some healing moment among nature

You deserve a time to heal, to focus on rejuvenating your body, mind, and soul. We can assure you, there are no better places to have some healing moments than amongst the natural wonders of Bali. If you’re looking for quietness, privacy, and lushness, we recommend you to visit these waterfalls in the Tabanan region. Find peace and feed your mind with comfort and ease.


3. Hone on some new skills


Some people find excitement in learning new things. If that includes you, then we recommend you to explore these cultural travel ideas in Bali. You can try mingling with the locals on some tourist villages and learn their way of life, such as how to brew a traditional Balinese arak or cooking some authentic Balinese cuisine. After all, there's nothing better than spending your New Year holiday by finding an abundance of new knowledge and ability for you to bring back home.


4. Choose to be more active


You wouldn’t want to miss getting some adrenaline-rushing adventures, right? In Bali, there are a lot of things to do, and these are our best recommendations. Aqua yoga in Sanur, flying fish raft in Denpasar, flyboarding in Tanjung Benoa, kitesurfing in Canggu, and many others will get you thrilled all the way to New Year’s Eve!


5. Go on a contemplative journey

Tirta empul

Transform yourself into a “new you” with a contemplative journey, and there’s no better place to do it than Tirta Empul Holy Springs. Follow the rituals, bathe yourself in their sacred spring, and find clarity within the spirituality. While you’re there, don’t forget to also learn the cultural context of Tirta Empul Holy Springs. Immerse yourself into the tradition and find new philosophy for you to grasp.


6. Indulge your senses


Bali is an island blessed with plenty of jaw-dropping wonders. Therefore, it’s a good idea to find some activities that can indulge all of your senses. Here, we have some interesting ideas from having a relaxing spa treatment to going on a shopping spree in local markets. If you prefer to treat your palate with local Bali cuisine, here are 10 mouthwatering dishes that you should definitely never miss.


7. Enjoy some countdown by the sea


Now we’re getting to the highlights: New Year’s Eve countdown! During these times, the best way to welcome the future is to celebrate it with your loved ones, close friends, or relatives together on a secluded beach. Here’s a list of secluded white beaches that might accommodate your current needs and situation. Whatever your countdown plans will be, make sure to always be a responsible traveler! 


8. Join the sunrise catchers


After the night has ended, you might want to start your first day of 2022 in a memorable spot. Luckily, we have some good recommendations for you. Embark on a trip to pursue the sunrise in one of these locations. Whether it is a trip to Ulun Danu Bratan Temple or a hike to Mount Batur, it surely is going to be an unforgettable New Year experience.


9. Write your next best adventure


Backpacking is not only about getting an affordable way of adventure, it’s also an art of being in control of your whole experience. If you’re up to it, we suggest you write down the complete details of your backpacking experience to the Island of the Gods. If it’s your first time backpacking, then you can refer to these 7-day backpacking ideas for starters. Who knows? Maybe your New Year’s Eve backpacking trip will turn out to be the future’s best-selling travel book of all time.


Whatever your plan is for New Year’s Eve in Bali, make sure to understand all the international travel regulations before visiting the island. Last but not least, we kindly urge you to comply with our health protocols and keep practicing healthy habits such as wearing a mask in public places, washing your hands frequently, and social distancing. Happy New Year’s Eve and may you be blessed with a wonderful journey!