Bali is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Also known as the ‘Island of the Gods’, it is one one of the most beautiful places you could visit on earth. Edged with pristine, golden beaches and turquoise waters, Bali is the perfect place to go whether you are a surfer or just looking for a relaxing holiday with the family. The island has many exciting sights and activities to offer so you can enjoy every minute of your stay, and there are fantastic Bali tour packages to help you make the most of your holiday. Here is a list of what you can do in Bali during your holiday
Go Surfing in Kuta Beach
As it is surrounded by the azure sea, it is only natural that Bali is a surfer’s paradise. Kuta Beach is one of the most popular beaches for surfers, both beginners and the experienced. Sitting across from a sand bar, the beach has rolling surf, meaning that there are no sharp reefs to worry about. You can surf freely without worry, or rent a body-board if you prefer a less-strenuous activity.
Go to Tanah Lot Temple
When it comes to the many temples in Bali, Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most famous temples that attracts countless visitors every day. This Hindu temple is situated on top of a large rock formation,and it is definitely one of the most awe-inspiring sights you will see on the island. Over decades, the rock was separated by the sea from the mainland. At high tide, this rock formation is surrounded by water, making it one of the most spectacular sights in Indonesia. Make it a point to visit the Tanah Lot Temple before sunset – it is a spectacle you will never forget.
Watch Kecak Dance
Bali is known all over the world for its dances, and the Kecak dance is one of the most famous. Developed in the 1930s and based on the story of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana, this traditional dance derives its name from the “cak” sound which you will hear throughout the performance. The Kecak dance is a spectacular sight to see and gives you a brief look into the island’s heritage and culture. You can enjoy performances all over the island – many of Kecak dance shows take place outdoors under the stars.
Enjoy Bali Treetop Adventure Park
Who does not like a bit of thrill and adventure when they are on holiday? If you are looking for a way to get your adrenaline pumping for a few hours during your stay in Bali, you should definitely visit Bali Treetop Adventure Park. Ideal for couples, groups and families, the park offers a variety of thrilling rides surrounded by lush green trees. Apart from rides, some swings and nets allow you to fly through the air and get amazing views of the forest below.
Visit Ulun Danu Temple
Ulun Danu Temple is a uniquely designed temple that lies at the edge of Baratan Lake in Bedugul. One of the quietest and most peaceful places on the island, the temple is dedicated to the goddess of the lake. You should take the time to explore the different shrines in Ulun Danu Temple – each one is dedicated to a different god. Also, do not forget to check out the intricate carvings and ornate architectural style in each area of the beautiful temple.
Try Muck Diving in Padang Bai
Situated in the eastern part of Bali, Padang Bai is known for its diving spots. You can choose from seven different dive sites that you can reach after a short boat trip from the shore. You can get PADI certified in Padang Bai and go on a diving adventure that matches your diving experience. If you like muck diving, there is no better place in Bali than Padang Bai to do it. Explore the underwater world of the island and get a close glimpse of pygmy seahorses, blue-ringed octopus, and maybe even sharks and coral gardens!
Snorkel in Amed
If you are looking for a place in Bali without throngs of tourists and where you can have some peace, you should head for Amed. This part of Bali is still relatively untouched by tourism and is not exactly a town, but more of a collection of villages located near the sea. It is serene and beautiful, and the perfect place for snorkeling. The waters here are crystal clear,and diving rates are still relatively low, which is why it is one of the most popular diving and snorkeling spots on the island.
Take a Trip to Sanur
A sleepy seaside town, Sanur is an awesome place to visit when you are in Bali. The town’s main attraction is the main strip of beach which has a long pavement where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shoreline and see magnificent views of the surrounding scenery. Sanusr is also known for its seafood restaurants, so if you want to taste the freshest seafood, this is the place to go.
Go Silver-Shopping in Celuk
Located in Sukawati, Celuk is a village that is renowned for its talented silver smiths. Just 30 minutes away from Ubud, it is one of the places you must visit when you are in Bali. Jalan Raya Celuk is the village’s main street where you can stroll at a leisurely pace and shop for ornately designed silverware from the many silver studios here. You can buy traditional souvenirs to take back home, or even custom order an item of your choice.
Bali has something for everyone regardless of what they are looking for in your holiday. Whether you are a thrill seeker or looking to enjoy the beaches , there is no better place in the world to go on a holiday. With Bali tour packages, you can have the best time here with out-of-this-world attractions to ensure that you enjoy of a minute of your stay on the Island of the Gods.
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