Bali ~ Indonesia
♦ Tanah Lot ♦ Bali Swings ♦ Uluwatu ♦ Mount Batar ♦ Tegallalang Rice ♦
♦ Terrace ♦ Ubud ♦ Tampaksiring ♦
Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats. The language in Bali is Balinese, a Malayo-Polynesian language.
~ Bali Swing ~
Bali is famous for the iconic swings and a trip to Bali wouldn’t be an experience without swinging over the landscape!
Address: Jl. Dewi Saraswati, 80352 Bongkasa Pertiwi, Kapubaten Bandung, Bali | Admission $15 AUD per person | $50 AUD Bali Package Includes admission, swing and lunch buffet | Hours: 8am – 5pm Daily
Bali Fashion | Swimwear
~ Tegallalang Rice Terrace ~
Perched on the gentle slopes leading up towards the central mountains, Ubud is the other half of Bali’s tourism duopoly. Unlike South Bali, however, Ubud’s focus remains on the remarkable Balinese culture in its myriad forms. It’s not surprising that many people come to Ubud for a day or two and end up staying longer, drawn in by the rich culture and many activities. Besides the very popular dance-and-music shows, there are numerous courses on offer that allow you to become fully immersed in Balinese culture.
Address: Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia
~ Ubud Monkey Forest ~
With over 700 monkeys, The Ubud Monkey Forest lies within the village of Padangtegal. The Monkey Forest is an important spiritual, economic, educational, and conservation centre for the village and an interesting forest to play and interact with some monkeys.
Address: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali |Hours: 8.30am – 5.30pm Daily | Admission: Adult $5 AUD | Children $4 AUD |
~ Tampaksiring ~
Tampaksiring is a town in central Bali. It is the home to the Gunung Kawi Temple and archaeological site and the Senang Hati Foundation. The word “Tampak” in Balinese means foot, while “Siring” means Oblique. According to the legend the slope of the mountain where the town stands today, was created by footstep of a king named Mayadenawa. Tampaksiring was also one of the major kingdom during Bali’s pre-colonial period. The town is home to Tirta Empul Temple Villages around Tampaksiring are: Manukaya, Pejeng, Pejeng Kaja, Pejeng Kangin, Pejeng Kawan, Pejeng Kelod, Sanding, and Tampaksiring
~ Tanah Lot ~
Tanah Lot Temple is a stunning temple built on an iconic rock formation and one of Bali’s most important landmarks famous for its unique offshore location settings and sunset backdrops.
Address: Beraban, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali 8217, Indonesia | Temple Hours: 7am – 7pm Daily
~ Uluwatu ~
Uluwatu is the most popular area on Bali’s peninsula, best known for the Uluwatu Temple. The cliff-side limestone region is popular venue for weddings for the magnificent sunsets and is home to Bali’s most scenic luxury villas and resorts located on the towering cliffs that overlook the Indian Ocean.
~ Pura Penataran Sasih ~
Pura Penataran Sasih is a Hindu temple found in Bali’s Pejeng village. This temple has a rich Balinese history and iconic for its beautiful architecture. Please note respected dress code as follows: visitors must ensure they wear a sarong to cover knees and ankles. Also ensure shoulders and midriffs are covered.
Address: Jl. Raya Tampaksiring, Pejeng, Tampaksiring | Hours: 7am – 6pm Daily | Admission: No entry fee | Donations welcome
~ Mount Batur ~
Mount Batur is an active volcano located at the center of two concentric calderas north west of Mount Agung on the island of Bali, Indonesia. The so uth-east side of the larger 10×13 km caldera contains a caldera lake. The inner 7.5-kilometerwide caldera, which was formed during emplacement of the Bali ignimbrite, has been date about 23,670 years old.
~ Neka Art Museum ~
The Neka Art Museum is a museum located in Ubud. Established by Suteja Neka, a Balinese teacher who collected Balinese art with the advice and help of and advice from the painters Rudolf Bonnet and Arie Smit among others, it opened in 1982.
Address: Jalan Raya Sanggingan Campuhan, Kedewatan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia | Hours: 9am – 5pm Daily
~ Blanco Renaissance Museum ~
Blanco Renaissance Museum is an unofficial landmark in Ubud, the house and studio of the late flamboyant Philippineborn maestro, Don Antonio Blanco. The private residence and lavish studio has guided tours of the facility, with the artist’s family members hosting you if you’re lucky. The thought-provoking collections, lush garden surroundings and a fine restaurant established in the name of the artist’s late wife and muse all provide a great stopover on your trips to Ubud.
Address: Jalan Raya Penestanan No.8, Sayan, Ubud, Sayan, Ubud, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia | Hours: 9am – 5pm Daily
~ Ku De Ta ~
Be there early to secure a spot to watch the sunset over the beach. One of Bali’s stunning sunset destination where you will find a restaurant, bar and beach lounge with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.
Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No.9, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia | Hours: 8am – 2am Daily | Admission: No entry fee
~ Potato Head Beach Club Bali ~
Potato Head Beach Club is home to one of the best sunset beach venues with facilities including infinity pool with a built-in bar by the beach. An iconic Indonesian lifestyle here by the beach. A relaxing resort-style venue during the day and great atmosphere by night.
Address: Jalan Petitenget No.51B, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung | Hours: 10am – 2am Daily | Admission: No entry fee
~ Mrs Sippy Bali ~
An exciting holiday spot in the heart of Seminyak and Bali’s largest saltwater open indoor pool with day beds and home to glamorous events, pool parties, weddings and music festivals.
Address: Jl. Taman Ganesha, Gang Gagak 8, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
DINING RECOMMENDATIONS IN SEMINYAK
~ Breeze at The Samaya Seminyak ~
Dictated by the local harvest within a modern menu of elegant foods and a simple atmosphere in an alfresco ambiance under the stars in a romantic hideaway
Address: Jl. Laksamana Basangkasa, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali | Hours: Lunch 12pm-3pm | Dinner 6pm – 11pm Daily | Phone: +62 361 731149 * Reservations highly suggested
Dress code: Casual Resort Chic
~ The Plantation Grill Seminyak ~
Bali’s hottest seafood and meat grill in a 20’s-style luxury with a probation-style bar upstairs Sling Bar with a ‘Great Gatsby meets Hemingway’ atmosphere through asecret door leading to the mischievous hideaway boudoir. Finished with vaulted double-height ceiling, marble finishes and large g lass windows looking out to the sea.
Address: Double-Six Luxury Hotel 4th floor, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361, Indonesia | Phone: +62 361 734300 | Hours: Dinner 6pm – 12am
~ The Restaurant at The Legian ~
The Restaurant at The Legian Bali seamlessly incorporates Asian influences and local ingredients with European concept that is in line with its overall brand style. Focusing on locals, organics and sustainable ingredients, this spacious fine dining brasserie-style restaurant offers a range of light, healthy and delicious meals from breakfast through dinner. The dining room opens out onto a poolside terrace, offering a postcard worthy seascape of the shimmering Indian Ocean.
Address: The Legian, Jalan Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Kuta | Phone: +62 361 730622 | Hours: 7am – 11pm Daily
DINING RECOMMENDATIONS IN KUTA
~ La Laguna ~
An enchanting location to watch the sunset in an outdoor setting over the ocean. A great social atmosphere in a gypsy-inspired beach club, another stunning location to watch the sunset and even more breathtaking by night.
Address: Jalan Pantai Kayu Putih, Berawa, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia | Phone: +62 819-9901-5777 | Hours: 9am – 12am Daily
~ Bambu Restaurant ~
A fine dining venue in a beautifully designed venue specialising in classic Indonesian cuisine with a French twist.
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.198, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia | Phone: +62 361 8469797 | Hours: Dinner 6pm – 12am Daily
~ Teatro Gastroteque ~
A boutique fine-dining restaurant found in the epicentre of Bali’s finest dining destination offering French cuisine with a Asian twist.
Address: Jalan Kayu Aya Blok C No.1-2, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 803 61, Indonesia | Phone: +62 851-0170-0078 | Hours: 6pm – 11pm Daily