Looking for places to visit in Bali? Browse our collection of fun Bali destinations and discover why Bali is the island that keeps traveller’s coming back all year round.
This Indonesian island paradise has something for everyone, providing the perfect blend of culture, food, nature, relaxation and nightlife that creates an unmistakeable energy, making visitors feel right at home the minute they arrive.
With iconic rice paddies in the island’s remote north, bustling nightlife and shopping precincts along the coastline and breathtaking white-sand beaches in the south of the island, Bali is an amazing destination that offers travellers a bit of everything, serving up the ingredients for the perfect holiday.
Some of Bali’s most popular destinations and best places to visit include Seminyak, Ubud, Kuta, Canggu, Uluwatu and Nusa Dua.
Seminyak is home to a number of luxurious beachside resorts and world-class hotels, and it’s streets are lined with great cafes and amazing restaurants, as well as dozens of bars and nightclubs where visitors can party the night away well into the early morning. Seminyak also boasts a fantastic shopping scene, with many boutiques and fashion outlets.
In the centre of the island lies Ubud, a yoga lover’s dream, nestled amongst rice terraces and ancient temples, whilst further south on the island lies Kuta, Bali’s original entertainment quarter and a favourite place to visit for many travellers.
Canggu, a short drive north of Seminyak, is Bali’s “next big thing” and up-and-coming resort town. Home to many expats, Canggu is a laid-back community best known for its surfing, beaches, cafes and relaxed lifestyle.
Uluwatu is one of the best places to visit in Bali for surfers looking to catch a few waves. Home to some of Bali’s best beaches, Uluwatu is an unmissable stop on any surfing trip. About a 40 minute drive south of Bali’s Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport, Uluwatu boasts some of Bali’s biggest and best surf breaks, and is a well-known meeting spot for International and local surfers alike.
Those looking to escape the crowds can head to family-friendly Nusa Dua, a picturesque area of Bali away from the hustle and bustle. Situated between two headlands, Nusa Dua’s main strip is lined with all-inclusive resorts and luxury accommodation, featuring an 18-hole golf course.
Bali is also home to an amazing array of wildlife and marine life, including 2 species of monkeys, manta rays, reef sharks and sea turtles. Teeming with life, Bali’s waters are great for scuba diving and snorkelling so make sure you pack your waterproof camera.
From pristine, white-sand beaches, ancient temples and jungle yoga retreats to bustling bars, restaurants and beach clubs, Bali offers it all and more.
There are so many places to visit and things to see in Bali that you really can travel here at any time of year, with temperatures averaging 30°C throughout. The dry season is generally between April and October, but this can also be the busiest time to visit Bali, especially between June and August, so be prepared for crowds.