Have you heard the news? Indonesia is preparing for a tourism recovery plan with Bali as its pilot project destination. The government has also declared Ubud, Sanur, and Nusa dua as the green zones. It means that you can finally have the chance to revisit the Island of the Gods and feel the wonders like it used to be, though now you are expected to be more responsible by complying with the health protocol and practicing healthy habits.
With that being said, have you been planning for your future holiday back to Bali? If you need some inspiration, here are 9 exciting trip ideas for you!
The first thing you need to do when you arrive in Bali is, of course, find a cozy place to stay and have yourself some tan at the beach. If you can have both at the same time, why not? Therefore, we recommend you to stay at Fairmont Sanur Hotel. It’s just a 25-minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport and situated exactly in Sanur Beach. Who would’ve thought that you can savor the majestic sunrise view from only five steps away from where you’re staying?
FAIRMONT SANUR HOTEL
Jl. Kusuma Sari No.8, Sanur Beach, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80227
Looking for an eclectic experience in Bali? Go to the Denpasar area and visit Interactive Art Museum Bali. Often abbreviated to IAM BALI, this museum is one of the new tourist attractions in Bali and has been there since 22 August 2016. The place has been regarded as one of the largest 3D museums in Indonesia with a lot of interactive 3D installations made exclusively by Balinese artists. Take some cool pictures and make some memorable moments while you’re here!
INTERACTIVE ART MUSEUM BALI (IAM BALI)
Bajra Sandhi Monument Ground Floor, Jl. Raya Puputan, Panjer, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Denpasar, Bali 80234
A visit to Sanur wouldn’t be complete without tasting the authentic Balinese seafood dishes. Therefore, we recommend you stop by Warung Mina Renon whether it’s for lunch or dinner. Aside from their mouthwatering cuisine, this restaurant also offers a lush and comforting atmosphere of nature and also top-notch hospitality service. If you’re bringing a whole family with you, we suggest you try their “Megibung” package menu for an unforgettable palate experience.
WARUNG MINA RENON
Jl. Tukad Gangga No.1, Panjer, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80234
If you have visited Bali before, then you must be familiar with this place. Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bali because of its lush peaceful and natural vibes. Also known as Mandala Suci Wenara Wana, it is the sanctuary and natural habitat of approximately 1,049 Balinese long-tailed macaques. Meet the monkeys as you wander in this beautiful forest while and vibing with nature.
UBUD MONKEY FOREST
Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Hanging out from the swing while enjoying the stunning scenery has been a popular tourist activity in Indonesia lately. If you want to experience the thrilling sensation, we suggest you go to Aloha Ubud Swing. The attraction is situated in the Tegallalang area only, so you can savor the green rice paddies scenery by swinging around and screaming your heart out.
ALOHA UBUD SWING
Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561
Now let’s meet the animals in Bali Zoo! By only an hour drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport, you can experience many activities more than just seeing animals while walking around. There are three activity highlights you can do in Bali Zoo: Breakfast with Orangutan (eating breakfast while accompanied by an orangutan), Night at the Zoo (exploring the zoo after sunset), and Elephant Mud Fun (get down and muddy with Sumatran elephants). Whichever you choose, you won’t regret it!
Singapadu, Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali 80582
Image by westin resort nusa dua bali
Seeking top-class luxury? Look no further than The Westin Nusa Dua Bali. Situated on the white sandy Nusa Dua Beach, this place has exactly what you’re looking for in a tropical paradise resort: contemporary design, five-star hospitality service, and exhilarating beachfront view. Furthermore, you can also enjoy the privilege of its idyllic private beach club where you can have fun and relax with the ultimate leisure sensation.
THE WESTIN RESORT NUSA DUA BALI
Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, Btdc, Jl. Nusa Dua No.3, Bali 80363
Known as one of the secret beaches in Nusa Dua, Pandawa Beach is located behind a very high limestone cliff that separates it from the hustle and bustle of the city. To enter the beach, you must pass a road flanked by steep rocky cliffs and continue until you find the statue of Panca Pandawa from the epic of Mahabharata. When you finally reach the beach, the breathtaking view will definitely make your journey unforgettable.
Image by baliconventioncenter.com
When you’ve been through many activities that demand your energy, it would be cool to just hang out and chill and Bali Collection provides more than enough for that. Often regarded as one of the few outdoor shopping malls in Bali, Bali Collection consists of 8 hectare open space ambience and leafy area surrounded by 5 stars resorts in a relaxing area. The design preserves the richness of the natural environment mixed with Balinese contemporary style. You can shop, dine, and have fun while also enjoying the stroll like you’re in a park.
Jl. Kw. Nusa Dua Resort, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Feeling inspired and excited already? Keep yourself up-to-date with the latest news about Bali tourism reactivation while preparing for the next journey. We can’t wait to welcome you here with a warm smile. Kindly be aware of new regulations regarding international travel to Indonesia during pandemic situation. For more information, visit this article.
2 Million Balinese will Receive COVID-19 Vaccination by July 2021
1,861 Tourism Stakeholders in Bali are Targeted to Receive InDOnesia CARE Certification by the End of 2021
1,006 Tourism Businesses in Bali Has Been Granted InDOnesia CARE Certification
Bali Tourism Recovery Preparation
Indonesia in Top 10 Countries for COVID-19 Vaccination Rate
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