Top 3 Areas To Stay In Bali

Top 3 Areas To Stay In Bali



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If you didn't know it yet, Bali is a true paradise. White sandy beaches where you can watch the most beautiful sunsets, cascading rice terraces surrounded by palm trees, ancient temples and shrines with colorful offerings as far as you can see. The island is home to mountains, volcanos, waterfalls. And then we didn't even mention the food yet.

Let us be clear, book that trip if you haven't already! We promise you won't regret it. And to make things really easy for you, these are our top three areas to stay when you're on the island. Just get yourself a motorbike, find a driver or book a tour and you're ready to explore!

1. Ubud

Ubud is probably Bali's best-known city and it's considered to be the cultural and spiritual center of the island. Tucked away in a tropical rainforest, you'll definitely get to see some monkeys passing by, and surrounded by temples and rice fields. This city is a unique place and its vibe is one you've never experienced before.

Ubud is located in the middle of the island and therefore the perfect base to explore central Bali. And whether you're into nature, adventure, culture, spirituality, food or shopping, Ubud literally has it all.

Wake up early to walk the Campuhan Ridge Walk or climb Mount Batur. Take a trip to the Munduk Waterfalls or the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces. Book a yoga class, a Balinese foot massage or get your nails done at one of the numerous spas. Find the perfect souvenir at the Ubud Market, relax by an infinity pool and have a lovely vegan meal at Zest. Ubud is a place you'll never forget.

Monkeys at monkey forest in Bali

2. Seminyak

If you're into a little luxury, Seminyak is the place for you. Bali's coolest city is packed with luxurious resorts, fancy restaurants and stylish beach bars. And it's is also known for its nightlife. Think multi-story clubs with international DJ's behind the turntables. This is definitely where you come for a good party!

Located at Bali's West Coast, Seminyak has some of the island's best beaches. Make sure you put watching a romantic sunset at La Plancha or riding Bali's famous waves on your bucket list. And don't worry if you're not a big fan of salty water, just find yourself a seat at one of the famous day clubs. Infinity pool, cocktail in your hand, the hottest music in the background. What more do you need?

And then there's food. Asian, Western, traditional or modern, Seminyak is a foodie Hot Spot. Sip from a turmeric latte at Kynd Community, put your teeth into a smoky Argentinian steak at Barbacoa or share some delicious plates at Bikini Restaurant. And if you ate too much, head over to Jalan Raya Legian and go shopping! Just walk it off.

Seminyak Bali Beach Club

3. Canggu

Canggu quickly went from unknown little surfer's town to hipster paradise, and rightly so. Good vibes, Instagram friendly coffee shops, finger-licking food and the best waves on the island. There's really no reason not to love this awesome little village.

Canggu is located a little north of Kuta and Seminyak, at Bali's West Coast. Just a few miles away from the Tanah Lot Temple, a beautiful Hindu shrine and definitely worth a visit. Not that into culture? Get sporty and go to one of the many gyms for a crossfit, MMA or yoga class. Or go shopping at Jalan Batu Bolong! After that surf lesson, obviously.

Getting hungry from exploring the area? Crate Café offers the best coffee and breakfast bowls. For a true Indonesian lunch, head to Dandelion. And if you do, tell the house bunnies we said hi (yes, they have real bunnies jumping around). The Shady Shack is always a good idea in the evening. Or, if you like it a little more fancy, The Slow. We're mouthwatering already.

Surfing in Bali


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