Increasingly, visitors to Bali have become aware of the fact that Bali is so much more than just a world class beach destination. Travelers to this tropical paradise have begun to seek out the hidden treasures that this island holds for those waiting to explore. With its unique cultural heritage, magnificent countryside, world heritage sites, adventure sports, and luxurious spas, Bali truly offers a comprehensive package to visitors. If this has piqued your interest, then read on to learn more about the activities and sights that Bali has to offer.
Tempt your taste buds
Bali is home to some amazing restaurants offering food and drink from around the world, not to mention the delicious Indonesian dishes that are served up everywhere from road side warungs to fine dining restaurants. You can still have great food in a fun atmosphere too. Step aboard the good ship Sea Vu Play – a fun filled nautical themed venue. As a member of the crew gives you a bright smile and warm welcome, you’ll see the ship shaped bar and deck area, or you may choose a table under the palm tree. Specially developed by an international chef, their menu serves up an inviting range of dishes from sea-side classics like fish and chips to sharing plates, and pizzas
The best seminyak Bali nightlife can be found right here. The list of drinks specials is inviting too – sample a few while you listen to the beats provided by some of the islands best DJs. You can also check out the regular Sunday markets and all the live sports are on big screen covering the latest sports action from across the world. Sea Vu Play is the perfect place for a fun night night and don’t forget to bring the entire family.
Enjoy the hospitality at a Balinese villa
Balinese villas are a truly outstanding alternative to hotel stays. Unlike hotels that are often crowded, you can expect a sense of calm and enhanced privacy at the villa. Hu’u Villas is located in Petitenget in central Seminyak. They have a range of one, two and three bedroom villas. Modern, contemporary design fuses loft style living with tropical island life. Each villa has its own private pool and sun deck and living areas are fully air conditioned. You’ll also find a well equipped kitchenette. Bedrooms have large comfortable beds and en suite bathrooms. You’ll find a complimentary mini bar to welcome you and there’s even free transport around the Seminyak area.
If you’re looking at a honeymoon villa in Bali then Hu’u Villas is perfect for that romantic escape. They have so many inclusions when you book so it is best to book direct and save. With private pools, luxury accommodation and your very own staff it is the perfect place to unwind after a frantic wedding. Ask the staff about their honeymoon specials you won’t be disappointed
Explore Balinese countryside on a quad bike
Discovering Bali becomes both fun and an adventure when you do so on a quad bike. You’ll get out of the main tourist areas and ride across deserted beaches, feeling the power of the bikes and the wind through your hair. A bali ATV tour with Bali Island ATV will take you through expansive areas of rice paddies where you’ll experience the tranquility of this beautiful landscape. You’ll also be able to ride through traditional Balinese villages, little touched by tourism. Bali Island ATV are based in the beautiful area of Yeh Gangga, just along the coast from the famous Yeh Gangga Beach. They have fully automatic bikes that are easy to ride, and you can enjoy a tour solo or tandem, with two people sharing a bike, making it a great activity for all the family. They have friendly and knowledgeable English speaking guides and bikes undergo regular maintenance so you can be assured of a safe, enjoyable experience that will give you fond memories for years to come.
Visit the Agung Rai Museum of Art
Named after its founder Agung Rai, this beautiful oasis provides you a glimpse of the past and contemporary Balinese culture through artwork. The galleries have some of the finest masterpieces from local artists on show. The museum also offers dance lessons on its premises. The museum is housed in a tranquil surrounding with rice fields and several water features at the back.
Soothe your senses at a spa
Since Bali is an acknowledged global center of spas and alternative healing practices, there is no doubt that visitors should check in at one of the many establishments here. If you’re looking for the best massage in bali AMO Spa are one of the leading on the island, have been perfecting their craft in range of massage, beauty hair and nail treatments for nearly a decade. They have locations in Seminyak and Petitenget, as well as a mobile spa and will soon be opening a further location in Canggu, meaning you’ll never be far from the AMO experience. Take advantage of their unique simultaneous treatment philosophy where you can relax and indulge as you enjoy several treatments at the same time. From their signature manicures and pedicures which is where it all started, to specially designed massages and whole range of other treatments, you can be sure to left looking and feeling great.
Early morning hike to Mount Batur
Mount Batur is home to an active volcano and offers some of the grandest views of the island and ocean below. But the most important reason to go on this hike is to witness a memorable sunrise in the clouds. The hike takes 2-3 hours depending on your fitness level so you will have to start early. Tour organizers often plan a breakfast up on the volcanic mountain making it a truly worthwhile trip. The ancient Batur caldera is home to Batur lake and a number of villages. This ethereal landscape is a wondrous place to explore taking in both the scenery and the atmosphere, showing the exceptional beauty of inland Bali. If you want to truly capture the magic of Bali, a Mount Batur trek is highly recommended.
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Learn the art of yoga from a qualified instructor
Yoga is an ancient practice to attain physical and spiritual well being. The tropical island seems a perfect fit to learn this craft with many qualified and highly acclaimed yoga studios present here. The studios often complement yoga with dance classes and even special culinary lessons that focuses on cleansing your body. A truly wholesome experience. Ubud is undoubtedly the home of Yoga in Bali and has a range of world class yoga studios offering classes and top teaches delivering retreats throughout the year. What ever yoga discipline you follow, you’ll find a class for you. And it doesn’t matter if its your first time to experience this ancient practice, or your true yogi you’ll find classes to suit your ability. As the yoga scene grows in Bali, you’ll find classes and studios in areas outside of Ubud too – the hip seaside town of Canggu is home to a flourishing yoga scene and you’ll even find yoga events in 5 star resort hotels in Nusa Dua
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Pay a visit to the majestic Tirta Gangga
One of the most charming temples in Bali, the Tirta Gangga has so much going for it. Visitors would enjoy the shallow pools with steps allowing you to walk through it. The koi fishes in the pools are a sight to behold. There is also a separate pool, fed by fresh mountain water, where visitors can take a swim. The beautiful landscaped gardens add to the peace and tranquility here.
Spend time in different parts of the island.
With so much to see and do, why not make it easier, and cut down on daily travelling time by staying in a few different areas around the island? That way you’ll be able to see and do more, and really experience what different parts of Bali have to offer. Don’t worry about that being an organizational nightmare though. Bali Villas and More have a range of villas and hotels all over Bali, to suit all budgets. So why note head out of the south of the island and spend a couple of days relaxing in peaceful Amed on the north coast, before travelling around to Pemuteran and the West Bali National Park? Head inland and enjoy some time in Ubud, and finish off back in trendy Seminyak for world class meal and night out?
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Drift Over And See The Incredible Gili Islands
The Gili Islands are famous with tourists from across the Globe. You can take a day trip or spend a few days. And why wouldn’t you want to? With a more laid back lifestyle all Gili Island are considered to be like Bali of old. With crystal clear blue waters and white sandy beaches you can relax and unwind in a beautiful tropical atmosphere with no cars or bikes and only the sounds of horse and carts up and down the dirt tracks.
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