Who does not know the island of Bali? This tourist destination is the pride of Indonesia because it is quite popular with its beauty that is quite charming which makes it visited a lot, both domestic and foreign tourists. Bali has always been a recommended tour to spend vacation time and build beautiful moments that will not be forgotten. What are some interesting attractions in Bali to visit?
List of 15 Tourist Attractions in Bali Which Hits & Popular
1. The Basket of Bali
When discussing tourist attractions in Bali, it seems like you must visit The Basket Bali, which is located in the Kuta area. Only 5 minutes from Ngurah Rai Airport, this Bali tourist spot presents a new experience in enjoying Bali in one place. Here you will be able to find lots of really instagramable spots coupled with cultural tours that allow you to take pictures using traditional Balinese clothing. For those who like shopping, The Basket presents a variety of Balinese souvenirs ranging from clothing / fashion, crafts to food and drinks. The presence of Goerih Bali Restaurant also adds to the experience of enjoying Balinese special food directly from the kitchen. 1 meter long Betutu Chicken Sausage is a special menu recommendation that you must order when visiting The Basket Bali tourist area.
2. Campuhan Hill
Nature tourism in Bali is indeed quite viral lately on instragram lately because it presents an enchanting natural landscape. Green hills filled with tropical trees complete with rice fields and valleys. Because the place is so romantic and exotic, this Hill is also dubbed the Hill of Love Campuhan. Unfortunately due to its location which is somewhat hidden, not many tourists visit this place. But that’s why this area is still very natural and maintained its beauty. There are many activities you can do, ranging from jogging, trekking, or taking the best photos at Campuhan Hill.
3. Pandawa Beach
This white sandy beach is quite popular these days because it offers so exotic and enchanting views. Located in Kutuh Village, Kuta Selatan, Badung, this beach has a sloping stretch of coastline, clean, and the beach is rather broad, so it is very suitable to be used as a tour with the family. There are many activities that you can try in this place ranging from swimming, canoeing, visiting 5 Pandava knight statues, surfing, relaxing for a moment with traditional massage, and many others.
4. Waterboom Bali
Water park tourism on the island of Bali has been 3 years in a row to get the title as the best waterpark in Asia and the second best in the world. So you can imagine how the excitement of the water rides in Bali’s Waterboom. If you like games that can test adrenaline, then you can try WSuper Bowl, Jungle Rides, Ace Tracks, Boomerang, and many others. Not only is the place interesting, the scenery around Waterboom Bali is also truly worthy of appreciation. Tropical gardens in this tourist area are so enchanting and pampering eyes. The tour, which covers an area of 3.8 hectares, is open every day from 9 am to 6 pm WITA.
5. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK)
Garuda Wisnu Kencana or GWK is one of the cultural tourism parks in South Bali. This tour is indeed quite popular, especially now the construction of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana giant statue has been successfully completed. You can enjoy the splendor of the statue by I Nyoman Nuarta which is also accompanied by the beauty of the surrounding limestone hills. And not only is that, at GWK there an art theater where you can see various types of Balinese arts and dances every day.
6. Kuta Beach
Who doesn’t know Kuta Beach? This beach tour feels to be one of the icons of the island resort. The charm and exoticism of Kuta Beach really can’t be doubted. So it’s no wonder that Kuta beach is filled with local and foreign tourists every day. That’s why if you want to visit Kuta beach, then you can try to use a motorcycle or walk from certain spots because this area is quite crowded. There are many interesting activities that you can do while you’re in Kuta Beach, from sunbathing, playing beach soccer or volleyball, surfing, sunbathing, and many others. Kuta beach is open to the public and visitors are not charged at all.
7. Besakih Temple
The biggest Hindu temple is located in Besakih Village, Rendang, Karangasem, precisely this temple stands at the foot of Mount Agung, which is the highest mountain on the island of Bali. In the Besakih Temple complex there are 1 Basukian temple and 17 other temples. It can be said, if Besakih Temple is the center of activities of all the temples on the island of Bali.
Besakih Temple is not only thick with its religious atmosphere, but its beautiful scenery with the background of Mount Agung. No wonder the temple which was built since 1007 AD entered into one of the World heritage. Because it is a very sacred place, make sure you wear polite clothes when entering this area. For women who are menstruating, are not allowed to enter the Besakih Temple area.
8. Bali Bird Park
This family tour opened the first time in 1995. Located in an area of 2 hectares, Bali Bird Park has become one of the largest bird parks in Indonesia. There are approximately 1,000 animals from 250 species of ungags in the Bali Bird Park. Not only can you see a variety of interesting birds directly, but visitors can also feel the sensation of being in the 4D Theater. This tour is open every day, except during the Nyepi day, starting at 9 am until 17:30.
9. Bali Safari and Marine Park
Bali Safari and Marine Park is Taman Safari Indonesia 3 which is another interesting tour that you can visit while in Bali. This place is a breeding place for animals that are vulnerable to extinction. The concept of the Bali Safari and Marine Park, visitors can enjoy a safari experience starting from the area of Modern Bali and then entering the ancient Bali area which provides some education about history, myths, philosophy, and others related to wildlife.
Animals that live in Bali Safari and Marine Park are species of animals originating from 3 regions, namely, India, Indonesia and Africa. About 400 animals start from leopards, Sumatran tigers, sun bears, white starlings, Himalayan bears, black buck, one hump camel and many more that you can see.
10. Sanur Beach
Sanur Beach is located in the eastern part of Denpasar. One of the special attractions at Sanur Beach is the enchanting sunrise. Because this beach is open 24 hours, you can come whenever you want. Just sitting relaxed while enjoying the atmosphere of Sanur beach is also a fun thing to do. To get into Sanur Beach, visitors are not charged at all entry fees. Visitors only need to pay a parking fee for motorbikes of Rp 5,000 and for cars of Rp 10,000.
11. Uluwatu Beach
Uluwatu Beach is the next tour that you must visit while on the island of Bali. Although the location of this beach is quite hidden, but the natural beauty that is in it is like a hidden surge. The beach, known by the other name Blue Point, requires visitors to descend a number of narrow stairs to get to Uluwatu Beach. Even so, the sea view it offers absolutely will not make you disappointed. Interestingly, most people who come to visit Uluwatu Beach are foreign tourists. It is very important to find local tourists who play on this beach. Most tourists come to Uluwatu Beach to just sunbathe or surf. To be able to enjoy the beauty of the beach, you only need to pay a parking fee of Rp 2,000 – Rp 5,000.
12. Monkey Forest Ubud
One of the attractions in the Monkey Forest Ubud is that here you can directly interact with the long-tailed macaques that indeed inhabit this tourist area. In this area, monkeys do live freely. Local people consider if the monkeys are sacred that should not be disturbed. So you really can feel the atmosphere like one with nature, coupled with a very cool natural atmosphere will certainly be very suitable for those of you who are looking for the best place to refresh for a moment. However, because of the many monkeys that inhabits this place; do not bring items that look striking. This is because it can invite the ignorance of the monkeys who can suddenly take your luggage. For domestic tourism, an entrance fee of around Rp 30,000 is charged. You can visit these natural attractions starting from 08.30 – 18.00.
13. Penglipuran Village
If you often see soap operas on one television station, maybe you are already familiar with the appearance of Penglipuran Village. Asat village in Bali has become one of the tourist destinations that should not be missed while vacationing on the island of Bali. Located in the village of Kubu, Bangli, Penglipuran village is located at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level. So you can imagine yourself how cool the air when you enter the area of Pengan Penglipuran. In the village of Penglipuran, you can still see the atmosphere of Balinese customs that are so thick. You can see the appearance of houses that are almost the same shape. Even the similarity can be seen on the roof, walls, to the door of the house. The uniqueness of Penglipuran Village can be an interesting tour that you can visit while on vacation.
14. Lake Batur
This exotic lake is located in the Kintamani region, Bali. The name “Batur” refers to the name of a mountain that is located not far from this lake, Mount Batur. Lake Batur is located right on the slopes of Mount Batur, at an altitude of 1,050 meters above sea level so that the air around this lake will feel very cool. The calm turquoise waters of the lake make anyone visiting this lake feel peaceful. Not only can enjoy the beauty of Lake Batur, visitors can also sail to the middle of the lake or try fishing around the lake. And if you want to see the whole of the scenery in Lake Batur Kintamani, you can go directly to Penelokan village. Here you can see the view of Lake Batur from a very high altitude against the background of Mount Batur.
15. Lovina Beach
Maybe for most tourists who have visited Bali, the name of Lovina Beach is still very strange to be heard. Lovina Beach is one of the beaches in the North Bali region, precisely close to Singaraja City. Here you can see a collection of dolphins swimming while jumping up and down because Lovina beach is indeed the natural habitat of the dolphins. If you want to see this group of dolphins, you must come in the morning. Usually at these hours, dolphins in Lovina Beach are playing on the beach.