I live in Indonesia, but Bali is way more popular than Indonesia itself. Well, maybe it’s because Bali has many beautiful places to visit. Bali has a friendly citizen, and anything friendly (including monkeys!). Basically, Bali is summer all year long and you can enjoy Bali whenever you need a holiday. If you have never been to Bali before and about to visit Bali first time, you might enjoy these places below. Don’t forget sunnies and hat! (Read: The It Girl’s Travel Journal: 5 Must Visit Places in Bali)
If you’re looking for a gorgeous sunset, you must visit Seminyak. Other than that, there are many cute cafes and amazing shopping spots in Seminyak. Don’t bring empty wallet here.
Organic lovers will absolutely love Ubud. If you’re not a beach type person, and more into the forest person, you will enjoy Ubud. You can find some restaurants that offer organic choice. And if you want to splurge your money, you can stay at Ubud Hanging Gardens. They have an infinity pool with beautiful forest view.
There are many beaches you can find in Uluwatu. Padang padang beach, dreamland beach, and bingin beach are some beaches you will enjoy. These places are perfect to enjoy the sunset. Another way to enjoy sunset is by spending your time at Rock Bar at Ayana Resort. La vie est belle.
#4 Pandawa Beach
Located 3 kilometers from Nusadua area, Pandawa Beach is the most happening beach in Bali now. So, what does make it special? When you go to Pandawa Beach, you’ll pass through beautiful white stone cliff right before the beach. The new access to Pandawa beach is better than before. You will also find Pandawa statues (5 brothers from Mahabharata epoch). And it’s super instagrammable.
#5 Mount Batur
Not enjoying the beach? This could be your option when you visit Bali. Mount Batur is the highest mountain in Bali. It’s as wonderful as Bali beaches. You can visit nearby restaurants in Kintamani that offer the view of Mount Batur.
#6 Tegallalang Rice Fields
This should be on your bucket list during your holiday in Bali. Rice paddies can be really enjoyable. You can enjoy this greenery from restaurants at the top of the fields. There are some restaurants here and you should select carefully.
#7 Pura Tanah Lot
This building was built in 16th century by local fisherman as a place to worship. And this is one of the most important temples and most popular. Do not expect this place to be quiet. This place is so crowded but could be the perfect spot to enjoy the sunset.
#8 Nusa Penida, Nusa Ceningan, and Nusa Lembongan
These places might not be as popular as those places on the previous list, but trust me, you must visit these islands. There are many sights you can see in these islands that will spoil your eyes. To reach them, you must take a forty-five minutes boat ride.
#9 Ujung Water Palace
This place is a little old but still in excellent state today (build in 1909-1921). If you want to learn more about Balinese culture and history, this place will give you a lot of information about it. There are beautiful pools, and fountains you can see here.
If you plan to visit Bali, don’t forget these beauty essentials when traveling. Bali is the heaven for beach person. Don’t forget to bring some beach vacation essentials to make your first visit in Bali totally unforgettable.