Collected by Renyung Ho
Jalan Kebun Raya, Candikuning, Baturiti, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 82191, Indonesia
While quality time on the beach might be the first thing that comes to mind for many visitors to Bali, Bedugul—a mountain lake resort area at the heart of the island—is an experience not to be missed. There are three major lakes (Bratan,...
Lovina Beach, Anturan, Buleleng Sub-District, Buleleng Regency, Bali, Indonesia
Lovina is a quiet beach village way up on the north coast of Bali. Back in the 1980’s and 90’s it was a bustling tourist destination, but since the bombs in 2002 and 2005, tourism in the north has been pretty much wiped out leaving Lovina and its...
Jl. Penestanan Kelod No.75, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Alchemy is one of the most popular spots on the Ubud clean eating scene and it's also one of the most serious. It offers everything from raw and vegan food, an amazing salad and juice bar, eco and body friendly products and if you really want to...
Pejeng, Tampaksiring, Gianyar, Bali 80552, Indonesia
The wax resist dying technique of batik is one of the symbols of Indonesian culture. Although it actually came from Java to Bali with the Majapahit Kingdom in the 14th Century, the Balinese now consider it as much part of their culture as the...
Padangbai, Manggis, Karangasem Regency, Bali, Indonesia
There are some big fish out there in the Indian Ocean and you can get out and try to hook one for yourself. Arranging fishing trips in a small traditional boat or a bigger more modern boat is easy. The best fishing spots are on the east coast from...
Jalan Suweta No. 88, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Warung Bodag Maliah, often just called Sari Organik is a fabulously simple spot with a view to die for about 2km up a twisty ricefield path to the north of Jalan Raya, Ubud. The menu features a rainbow of fruits and vegetables from the Sari...
Abang, Karangasem Regency, Bali 80852, Indonesia
Going to Amed feels a bit like stepping out of the real world and into a sleepy fishing village from a bygone era. There is absolutely nothing to do but read, sleep, swim and snorkel or dive. Waking up before dawn to watch the sun rise behind the...
JL. Pancasari, Candikuning, Baturiti, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 82191, Indonesia
High in the mountains above Lovina Beach, are Lake Buyan (Bali's second largest lake) and Lake Tamblingan, two volcanic lakes separated by a swath of rainforest and home to some of Bali's best hiking options. If you just want the panoramic view,...
Br. Rendang Karangasem, Telaga waja, Menanga, Karangasem, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Good rafting with awesome views of the surrounding Balinese countryside... Two famous rivers offer places to join the fun: Ayung River in Ubud, and Telagawaja River at Karangasem Regency. Some rafting companies offer a professional river guide to...
Jl. Villa Kandara Banjar Wijaya Kusuma Ungasan Benoa Kuta Sel., Ungasan, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362, Indonesia
For an incredible beach experience make your way down the wooden stair case (on the left side) to the slightly hidden Karma Beach. The workout is worth it. You'll find space to enjoy the strip of white sand and plenty of aquatic life in the clear...
Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Kedonganan, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Just a short bike ride from the resorts around Jimbaran Bay is the local fish market. We bought a red snapper and a lobster which the chef at our hotel grilled up for us Balinese style. There's also stalls nearby where you can have your finds...
Jalan Hanoman, Desa Padang Tegal, Ubud, Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
We were thrilled to find two young modern artists plying their wares in downtown Ubud. With a wry sense of humor, and a style not unlike Basquiat, this is art you can actually afford, and something no one is going to expect you to bring home from...