Collected by Katie Banach
Jalan Jepun III No.14, Sibang Kaja, Abiansemal, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80352, Indonesia
On the hunt for a real "raw" Balinese experience? Make your way beyond the typical tourist destination of Ubud and visit the world's largest bamboo structure: Big Tree Farms, a bean-to-bar chocolate factory. With a model based on transparency,...
Jl. Kayu Aya, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Sea Circus in not a circus, or by the sea. Don't hold it against them. It's still a really cool place. What is it? It describes itself as a restaurant, cocktail bar, and hangout den. If you want a cocktail at noon, or a coffee at night, there's no...
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...
Jl. Goutama Sel., Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Down To Earth on Jalan Goutama Selatan, just off Jalan Hanoman, sells itself as a whole lifestyle brand, catering mostly to expat families who want the same organic produce and eco friendly products they are used to back at home. Part shop, part...
No., Jl. Kayu Jati No.3x, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
As you can see by the picture, Kody & Ko is a mad mix of fluorescent housewares, clothes, and accessories. It's pretty hard to pass by without at least having a peek and trying out the fantastically comfy beanbags and peacock chairs. Even if the...
Jl. Kayu Jati No. 2, Petitenget, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Bodyworks is an oldie but a goodie. It's been around for 15 years and has had consistently excellent service and a wide range of treatments with reasonable prices that makes it the go-to spa for tourists and expats alike. The decor is a slightly...
Jl. Kayu Aya Gang 51, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Revolver is the trendiest coffee shop in Seminyak. It ticks all of the boxes: hard-to-find location, painted brick walls, an eclectic mix of furnishings, and, most importantly, excellent coffee. The cold-pressed is especially good on a hot day....
Kayubihi, Bangli Sub-District, Bangli Regency, Bali 80652, Indonesia
The hot springs at Mount Batur are rich in minerals and said to heal rheumatism, muscle pain and stiffness, fatigue, and even to enhance fertility. Even if you don't have any such complaints, soaking in these pools and looking out over the lake is...
Jalan Hang Tuah, Sanur Kaja, Denpasar Selatan, Sanur Kaja, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Painter Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur arrived in Bali in 1932 planning to stay 8 months and ended up living his whole life on the island. He began painting 15-year-old dancer Ni Pollok shortly after her arrival and fell deeply in love with her; the couple...
Jl. Villa Kandara Banjar Wijaya Kusuma Ungasan Benoa Kuta Sel., Ungasan, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362, Indonesia
Karma Spa is a gorgeous place to spend an afternoon being pampered. It's simple but luxurious, and the treatments combined with the sea breeze leave you feeling light and fresh. If you want something a bit more specific for a medical condition or...