Bali is beyond ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ fame for people who really know the city. Most travelers love Bali beyond its overwhelming rush of tourists in the high season and the small businesses that only exist to cater to tourists.
The following are the top seven places in Bali that will blow your mind:
Uluwatu Temple is for all travelers who wish to actually witness Cliffhanger. This temple is situated on the edge of a huge rocky limestone cliff, to add to its grandeur. The Uluwatu Temple is located on the island of the Bukit Peninsula, which also included great surfing spots, and Balangan, which is among the best beaches in Bali. The temple has been preserved since the 11th century, making it a great historical and cultural symbol of this glorious city. Perfect for having a sunset view, this temple is appreciated by both tourists and backpackers.
Ubud is the heart of Bali with the best energy and people that you can find all over the world. Ubud has all the flavors of this city: parks, synthetic gardens, rice fields, temples, museums, etc. For adventure seekers, Ubud has outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting and for those who love peace; You can also visit massage centers and spas. It has something for everyone.
Splendid restaurants, beautiful villas, hotels, resorts, and lively beaches are the highlights of Semiyak, making it a tourist’s dream come true in Bali. Like Ubud, Seminyak is also a mix of many things: art, good food, temples, beaches, and water sports.
Pure Tanah Lot
Pura Tanah Lot is an impressive rock formation and is famous for being a pilgrimage temple. It is popular for its cultural significance and serenity, as it is known as one of the seven temples in Balinese mythology that shape the southwestern ring of Bali. This temple is especially recommended for a visit at low tide to enjoy the water, along with some cultural beauties.
Pure Ulun Danu Bratan
Located right next to Lake Bratan in Bali, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is an artistically structured temple with a million times more beauty, reflected in the water next to it.
Nusa Dua Beach
Tourists on a good budget can choose to spend it all, spending a day on the private beach at Nusa Dua Beach. Ideal for couples looking for a comfortable and private getaway, this beach will provide serenity and relaxation.
Ayana Bar, known as one of the best bars in Bali, is located right on the cliff. Numerous visitors line up daily to enter the bar and have a drink or two, while gazing at the water crashing against the rocks below. Travelers visiting Bali for the first time can choose to dance, relax and drink at Ayana Bar to experience the intoxicating nightlife.