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  • Batukaru Temple (Pura Luhur Batukaru)

    Batukaru Temple, referred to by locals as Pura Luhur Batukaru, is one of Bali’s key temples, located at the foot of namesake Mount Batukaru. At an altitude of 2,270m above sea level on the second highest peak in Bali after Mount Agung, the temple is surrounded by cool natural forests, providing a pleasant sightseeing ...

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  • Barong Dance

    The Barong is triumphant display of graceful movement and vibrant colour. The dance is basically a contest between the opposing forces of Rangda - chaos and destruction, and Barong - order. (Basically good and evil.) Location: Suwung and Kesiman, in the suburbs of Denpasar. Batubulan: Daily from 09:00 or 09:30 Banjar Abasan, Singapadu: Daily from 09:30 Puri Saren in Ubud: Fridays ...

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  • Banjar Hot Springs in Bali

      Banjar Hot Springs, locally referred to as ‘Air Panas Banjar’, are located approximately 5km southwest from the famous Lovina coast in North Bali. The hot water springs share the same district as the Brahmavihara Arama Buddhist monastery which is located only 1.5km to the east. The centuries-old hot springs have been upgraded with modern facilities over time, and have become a favourite retreat and recreational site among locals and international visitors.

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  • Bali Zoo

    Bali Zoo, locally referred to as ‘Kebun Binatang Bali’, is the only animal attraction in Bali using ‘zoo’ in its name. The zoo is set over 8ha of lush tropical gardens in the village of Singapadu, Gianyar regency. The zoo is a convenient stopover before Ubud on tours from the island's south. Bali Zoo is home to various tropical plants and an extensive collection of fauna ranging from mammals, birds and ...

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  • Bali Safari & Marine Park

      Bali Safari & Marine Park offers a fun day out, and serves as one of the island’s largest and most visited animal theme parks which opened its gates in 2007. The Bali Safari & Marine Park was established by Taman Safari Indonesia; covering 40 hectares of land in the Gianyar regency. It is home to over 60 species, all of which roam free in large enclosures that mimic their natural habitats. Enjoy riding ...

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  • Bali Botanic Gardens

      Bali Botanic Gardens provides a great escape to enjoy the cool central Bali upland, popular among locals and visitors who love the highlands and scenery, together with the rare tropical flowering plants and specimens in its vast collection. A trip to the gardens is commonly combined with recreational activities at Beratan Lake, where you’ll also find the iconic Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Besides the vast collection of tropical plants and wildlife in their ...

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  • Bali Bombing Memorial Monument

    This is a permanent memorial on the site of the destroyed Paddy's Pub on Legian Street. (A new bar, named ‘Paddy's: Reloaded’, was reopened further along Legian Street). The memorial is made of intricately carved stone, set with a large marble plaque which bears the names and nationalities of the victims, flanked by their national flags.

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  • Bali Bird Walk in Ubud

      Bali Bird Walk offers fun birdwatching tours around the lush countryside of Ubud. It is easily one of the most well-established operators on the island offering tours of its kind. Set up by ornithologist Victor Mason in 1990, who is well-known for his books on exotic birds and butterflies in Bali, the walk takes you on a day out through some of the highland area’s most beautiful nature trails. The insightful walks ...

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  • Bali Bird & Reptile Park

    Bali Bird Park & Reptile Park is a unique and educational attraction fit for the whole family. Two hectares of fine tropical gardens offer an interesting leisurely walk amidst the rich compilation of nearly a thousand exotic birds from the Indonesian archipelago and around the world. The Bali Bird Park is located in the village of Batubulan, Gianyar Regency, is a fun and attractive playground for bird lovers and a convenient stopover for ...

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  • Bali Agung

    AN ULTRAMODERN THEATRE SHOW IN BALI   Bali Agung is a theatrical art performance combining a Balinese legend, lively dance choreography, vibrant costumes, dramatic music compositions, state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems, luxurious seating, roomy lounges and modern facilities. The Bali Agung show is performed at the Bali Theatre, located within the Bali Safari & Marine Park in Gianyar. The Bali Theatre brings a whole new dimension to theatrical art performances by presenting a combination of ...

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  • Balangan Beach in Bali

    Balangan Beach, locally referred to as Pantai Balangan, is one of Bali’s most popular and most scenic, featuring a gorgeous half-kilometre stretch of golden sand bordered between vegetated limestone cliffs and a reef with one of the longest left-hander breaks on the island. This surfing paradise attracts wave riders from around the world, who enjoy most of the south-western Bukit coastline together with Balangan’s sister breaks of Dreamland, Impossibles, Padang ...

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  • Amed Beach

    Amed Beach in Bali is most likely already in your Bali travel itinerary if you're a keen diver. The island’s eastern shoreline boasts an underwater playground, and Amed Beach is among the favourite between two main sites (the other being Tulamben, 25km to the north). Amed Beach in Bali was once best known for its traditional salt farming. Soon after its beautiful underwater trove was unveiled, with an historical shipwreck ...

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  • Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest

    Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest and Sanctuary ('Obyek Wisata Alam Alas Kedaton' in its local designation) is located in the village of Kutuh in the district of Marga, Tabanan, approximately 25km northeast of Denpasar, the island’s provincial capital city, and 4.5km from Tabanan. The small forest of 12ha is inhabited by hundreds of grey long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis). Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest is easily regarded as the island’s ‘other monkey forest’ after ...

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  • Jimbaran Seafood Cafes

      Jimbaran seafood cafes must already be on your must-visit places for your Bali holiday, especially if you're a seafood lover. Not only is Jimbaran Bay one of Bali’s best places for memorable sunsets, but it is also the most popular coast to enjoy grilled seafood. Seventeen seafood cafes line the white-sand beach locally known as ‘Pantai Muaya’. Mostly open afternoon until late, each of the venues within the row of Jimbaran seafood cafes ...

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  • Scruffy Murphy’s Bali Irish Pub

    An Irish Pub with a presence in the Bukit area, Scruffy Murphy’s offers a great time with cold beers, cheerful faces and live sport feeds. Step inside this green building you will find a pub scene with LCD TV screens that show all types of live sporting events, together with a larger screen for special grand events. On any evening ...

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  • Single Fin

    Single Fin is a surfer’s bar, café and chill-out spot that overlooks one of Bali’s most famous surf spots. The relaxed setting not only has won the hearts of surfers, but also non-surfers who come for the great cocktails, bites and most of all, great views over the Uluwatu surf. Choose from a selection of coffee brews, wholesome salads, pastas and pizzas, or share some ...

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  • Kecak and Fire Dance Show at Uluwatu Temple

      For a totally different nightlife scene, head down to the open amphitheatre beside the Uluwatu Temple, which showcases the famous Kecak dance at sunset. The show uses the dramatic sunset as its backdrop, and in the middle of the stage is a standing torch that adds to the dramatic appeal of ...

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  • Smoqee Lounge and Sky Bar at Le Meridien Jimbaran

      Smoqee Lounge and Sky Bar is among the very few rooftop bars to grace the favourite sunset and seafood dining destination that is Muaya Beach, fondly known as Jimbaran Bay. As one of the highlighted food and beverage outlets at the Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran, Smoqee invites resort and public guests to its two levels, with the upper main space featuring a laidback vibe with an open-air bar, and a unique water ...

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  • Chiringuito El Kabron

      Formerly one of Bali’s best kept secrets since its quiet opening in June 2011, Chiringuito El Kabron serves authentic Mediterranean cuisine and a great selection of signature cocktails with a laid-back cliff-top setting in Pecatu. With a freeform infinity pool as its centrepiece and a borderless edge overlooking some of Bali’s most favourite surf breaks, El Kabron adds to options for chilling out to awesome sunsets far away from south Bali’s crowds. Known ...

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  • Sundara at Four Seasons Jimbaran

      Sundara at the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, is the full makeover of the resort's former legendary beach club known as PJs, now adding more chic to the Jimbaran Bay beachfront dining and chill-out scene. The luxurious venue on one of Bali's best sunset beaches boasts a striking design that blends in well with the bay’s settings. Occupying most of the southern alcove and bordering the resort’s grounds, Sundara adds gorgeous ...

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