Bali has been getting a lot of attention lately with growing tourism and wonderful sights of nature. Some have even called it overrated, but in truth, Bali deserves all the hype and more. It has a wide variety of small businesses that are there to help aid tourism and tourists. Fall in love with Bali and its natural attractions; make sure you visit the following 10 wonderful attractions of Bali.
1. Uluwatu Temple – Pura Luhur
The Uluwatu Temple is located on a large rugged limestone cliff. It’s an extremely scenic sight and is situated in an island known more commonly as Bukit Peninsula. The temple has an air of majesty about it and has been expanded several times since the 11th century. It is perched 70 meters above the Indian Ocean on a steep cliff. Reward yourself with beautiful sunrises and sunsets atop either side of the temple.
2. Pura Tanah Lot
This is a majestic formation of natural rocks that lays the foundation for the basis of a well known pilgrimage temple. It is known for serenity and a cultural significance as it is associated with the Balinese mythology as being one of the seven temples that make a circular ring-like formation in the southwest of Bali. It is advised to go here during low tide so you can enjoy walking across the water for an enthralling experience.
3. Pura Ulun Danu Bratan
This is a very famous temple of Bali that serenely resides near Lake Bratan. It has a beautiful structure that is magnified by its reflection in the crystal clear waters of Lake Bratan.
4. Dolphin Sightings At Lovina
This is the perfect and most ideal place for sighting dolphins in their natural habitat. The boats leave at dawn from the beach in search of them. It may be a little crowded due to its popularity, but it is definitely worth the wait. There are various other activities in Lovina besides dolphin watching such as relaxing in cafes.
This place is known as the heart and life of Bali where all energy and action is focused at. This place contains the best Bali has to offer in terms of nature, culture, people, museums, temples, rice fields, parks and has places for several exciting activities such as cooking or adventure explorations. You can also relax and unwind with yoga and meditation or go hiking and biking. With spas and massages, this one place is sure to entertain and appeal to every member of the family.
6. Party At Kuta Beach
This is one of the most popular beaches in Bali with an active party life. It is the ideal place to socialize, make friends, and have fun. The best part is that there are different atmospheres that suite different budgets.
7. Private Beach At Nusa Dua Beach
If compromise is a word you know nothing of, this is the place to be. It has high end hotels that offer you the five star experience along with pristine beaches that are perfect for getting an envious tan. This spot is ideal for honeymooners and those looking for a relaxing getaway.
8. Hike/Climb Mount Batur At Kintamani
In the east highlands of Bali is Mount Batur. It is an active volcano and an exciting spot to go hiking for active tourists who wish to embark on an adventure. The hikes start at dawn, as early as 4 am, and enable tourists to enjoy the sunrise at 6 am. The hike is easy and conveniently marked for safety while offering you breathtaking and serene views of nature.
9. Ayana Restaurant On Rocks
This is a restaurant placed on a cliff. It is considered to be one of the best relaxing places in Bali with a long line of people awaiting their due enjoyment. It’s perfect for not only food, but also for socializing, and relaxing with a beautiful view of the sea water crashing on to the rocks below.
10. Coffee Plantation At Bali Pulina Agro Tourism
This coffee plantation has an entirely different feel to it that will make you be glad about your coffee while you look at the plantations below. You can taste several different varieties of coffee while enjoying the experience of watching how expensive Kopi Luwak is made. If you are a lover of coffee and tea, then don’t forget to visit this place.
The above mentioned places are just a few places covered in order to justify the hype about Bali as a tourist location. If you ever do spend some time here, you’ll finally understand why people love the serenity and peacefulness of Bali.