THINGS TO DO IN BALI
Discover Bali, from its spectacular landscapes to its rich culture and time, take time and explore this magical island. With all the abundance of things to do lets us know what your preference is and we'll tailor it for you be it a tour with a private butler and a picnic or exploring the local fishing village of Sanur, whatever your interest, just asks at the Concierge and it shall be arranged.
Sanur is a seaside town in the southeast of the island of Bali, in Indonesia. Its long stretch of beach offers shallow waters. Colorful jukung fishing boats rest on the sand, backed by a paved cycling path. The Pura Blanjong temple is built from coral and has inscriptions dating from the 10th century. The leafy main street Jalan Danau Tamblingan is lined with art galleries and restaurants. Sanur features several small connected beaches that are all quiet, with a pleasant paved path where locals and expats enjoy morning jogs against the rising sun.
Bali is an undeveloped underwater paradise waiting to be explored. Near The Pavilions, you can dive at Nusa Dua / Sanur. Here, soft coral and colourful fish can be seen in 3-20 metre deep water. The slow current makes it ideal for every level of diver. Other main diving locations in Bali are: Amed, Nusa Penida, Nuse Lembongan, Padangbai and Gili Tapekong.
Bali is home to many temples including the famous Tanah Lot temple, a Hindu temple set on the huge rock just offshore and surrounding by sea water and the Uluwatu temple, a temple built on the cliff of Indian Ocean where a spectacular Balinese Kecak dance performs daily during sunset.
One of the most favorite tourist destinations in Bali, where the beautiful lake and active volcano of mount Batur are located. Continue your trip by visiting Tampaksiring, one of the major centres in Bali during the era of kingdoms, where you may call in at the coffee plantation.
These best Bali night markets offer you a unique shopping and dining experience after dark. These night markets, otherwise referred to locally as ‘pasar senggol’ or ‘pasar malam’, are where you can discover favourite local snacks that you can try for yourself, and you can gain insight on traditional household items and their uses.
- Sanur Night Market (Pasar Malam Sindu)
- Gianyar Night Market (Gianyar)
- Taman Sari Market (Seminyak)
- Kereneng Night Market(Denpasar)
- Badung Market and Kumbasari Market (Denpasar)
If you love watersports, we can arrange a great day of fun and discovery, starting out from these nearby beaches.
Jimbaran beach has yellow sand and the waves are not too big for swimmers. This beach still has a sleepy fishing village feel and there is a fishmarket and beach cafes.
Bali is a good place for surfing with its warm water and relatively uncrowded breaks. There are 4 main surfing regions in Bali, West Bali (Medewi, Balian), South Bali (Canggu, Gado Gado, Padma, the Bukit (Bingin, Balangan, , Nusa Dua, Sri Lanka) East Bali (Ketewel, Keramas,Nusa Lembongan (Playgrounds, Shipwrecks, Lacerations).
The village of Ubud is a treasure trove of arts and crafts, dance and music. It is surrounded by scenic rice fields, small villages, rivers, a palace, and shops. If you have an interest in anything from batik to life drawing, you'll also find courses to join in Ubud.