Bali is beyond the ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ fame for people that truly know the city. Travelers mostly love Bali beyond its overwhelming rush of tourists in the peak season and small businesses that just exist to cater to tourists.
The following are top seven places in Bali that will just blow you away:
Uluwatu Temple is for all the travelers who would like to witness Cliffhanger in real. This temple is situated on the edge of a huge rocky limestone cliff, to add to its grandeur. Uluwatu Temple is situated on the island of Bukit Peninsula, which also comprises excellent surfing spots and Balangan, which is among the best beaches of Bali. The temple has been preserved since the 11th Century, which makes it a great historical and cultural symbol of this glorious city. Perfect to have a sunset view, this temple is cherished by tourists and backpackers alike.
Ubud is the heart of Bali with the best energy and people you can find in the worldwide. Ubud has all the flavours of this city – parks, synthetic gardens, paddy fields, temples, museums etc. For adventure seekers, Ubud has outdoor activities, such as whitewater rafting and for the peace lovers; massage centers, and spas can be visited as well. It has something for everyone.
Lavish restaurants, beautiful villas, hotels, resorts, and lively beaches are the highlight of Semiyak, making it a tourist’s dream come true in Bali. Just like Ubud, Seminyak is also a mixture of many things – art, great food, temples, beaches, and water sports.
Pura Tanah Lot
Pura Tanah Lot is a breath taking rock formation and is famous for being a pilgrimage temple. It is popular for its cultural significance and serenity, as it is known as one of the seven temples from the Balinese mythology that shape southwestern ring of Bali. This temple is especially recommended for a visit during the low tide to enjoy the water, along with some cultural beauty.
Pura Ulun Danu Bratan
Situated right by the Lake Bratan in Bali, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is an artistically structured temple with a million times more beauty, which is reflected in the water it is situated by.
Nusa Dua Beach
Tourists with a good budget can choose to spend it all, spending a day at Nusa Dua Beach’s private beach. Ideal for couples looking for a comfortable and private escape, this beach will provide serenity and relaxation.
Ayana bar, known as one of the best bars in Bali, is perched right on the cliff. Numerous visitors line up on a daily basis to get into the bar for a drink or two, while looking at the water crashing on the rocks below. Travelers visiting Bali for the first time can choose to dance, chill, and drink at Ayana Bar to experience intoxicating nightlife.