Bali with Friends
Collected by Max Power
Bali is among the most naturally beautiful destinations on Earth, with a spiritual culture that enlivens every corner of the isle. From ancient temples along the coastline, to the mountain lakes of Bedugul, Bali’s rich colors and traditions will make you long to return.
Suluban Beach, Bali, Indonesia
The SURF LIFE Yoga Surf Retreat is much more than yoga and surfing, it is a life-changing adventure. While a philosophy is woven throughout the retreat and it follows a general program—blending yoga and surfing lessons with thoughtful writing...
Jl. Srikandi No. 9, Nusa Dua, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
The roast pig (babi guling) served in small warungs, or casual roadside restaurants, throughout Bali is justifiably lauded. With a mix of juicy meat and crispy, caramelized skin, all flavored with turmeric, lemongrass, galangal, coriander seeds,...
Jl. Pantai Bingin, Pecatu, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
One of the best rewards after our daily surf sessions was enjoying a post-surf smoothie at Kelly's Warung in Bingin Beach. Many kinds and flavors, from berry smoothies to coffee milkshakes to detoxifying nutritious juices, all are ice-cold and...
Jl. Pantai Cemongkak, Pecatu, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
The bar at El Kabron restaurant, right on the beach in Pecatu, is known as a great place to have a drink as the sun sets. Chill out by the pool on the bean bags. Hard to imagine a more relaxing place to be!
Beraban, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali 8217, Indonesia
Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most important and most iconic temples on Bali, which also makes it one of the most visited. It is one of the six cardinal temples, and on a very clear day you can see all the way to Uluwatu Temple on the very...
Jl. Raya Candidasa, Sengkidu, Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871, Indonesia
Visit this quiet village in eastern Bali for hand-loomed geringsing ikat weavings. Protected from outside development, the village still operates according to ancient traditions, and the residents are descended from one of the oldest Balinese...
Br. Padapdapan, Jl.Ke-cagaan, Pejeng, Pejeng, Tampaksiring, Pejeng, Tampaksiring, Ubud, Bali 80552, Indonesia
Our guide's Mom tried to teach us how to make these simple split palm frond baskets, which cooked up the softest, most succulent rice I've ever had. We made chicken kebabs (mashed chicken and fresh spices), corn fritters, a green jello-like...
Jl. Kutat Lestari No.4, Sanur Kauh, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, Indonesia
There are three traditional options at Warung Krishna in Sanur: Babur ayam (shown), Nasi ayam, and Tipat ayam. Babur ayam is a local comfort food—a warm chicken and rice porridge that is soothing and nourishing.
Jl. Raya Taman, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Bali is most certainly the perfect place on earth to have a spa experience. There are spas here that will bring you to a whole new level of serenity and spirituality. That being said, sometimes you just want fabulous hair. Shampoo Lounge is a...
Jl. Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, Kuta Selatan, Ungasan Kuta Selatan, 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...
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