38 Popular Tourist Attractions in Bali for Holidays

Who does not know the island of Bali? This popular tourist attractions in Bali is the pride of Indonesia because it is quite popular with the beauty in it which is quite enchanting which makes it visited by many, 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 the interesting tours in Bali to visit?

List of Popular Tourist Attractions in Bali

Here are 38 tourist attractions in Bali that you must visit during the holiday season.

1. The Bali Basket

If you talk about tourist attractions in Bali that are hits, it seems that you must visit The Basket Bali, which is located in the Kuta area. Located on 2 main roads, Jalan Raya Kuta and Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai, The Basket is a new tourist area on the island of Bali. 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 many instagramable spots coupled with cultural tourism that allows you to take pictures using traditional Balinese clothes. For those who like shopping, The Basket presents a variety of Balinese souvenirs ranging from clothes/fashion, crafts to food and drinks.

The presence of Goerih Bali Restaurant also adds to the experience of enjoying Balinese food directly from the kitchen. The 1 meter long Betutu Chicken Sausage is a special menu recommendation that you must order if you visit the tourist area of ​​The Keranjang Bali.

2. Campuhan Hill

Nature tourism in Bali is indeed quite viral on Instagram lately because it presents natural scenery that is so enchanting. The green hills are filled with tropical trees complete with rice fields and valleys. Because the place is so romantic and exotic, Campuhan Hill is also dubbed as Campuhan Love Hill.

Unfortunately, because of its location, which is a bit hidden, not many tourists have visited this place. But that’s why this area is still very natural and maintained its beauty. There are many activities you can do, from jogging, trekking, and taking the best photos at Campuhan Hill.

3. Pandawa Beach

This white sandy Pandawa Beach is quite popular these days because it offers a view that is so exotic and enchanting. Located in Kutuh Village, Kec. South Kuta, Kab. Badung, this beach has a sloping stretch of coastline, clean, and a rather wide beach, 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, from swimming, canoeing, visiting the 5 Pandawa knight statues, surfing, relaxing for a moment with a traditional massage, and many others.

4. Bali Waterbom

This water park tour on the island of Bali has been awarded the title as the best waterpark in Asia and the second best in the world for 3 years in a row. So you can imagine how exciting the water rides are at Waterboom Bali . If you like games that can test your adrenaline, then you can try wsuper bowl, jungle rides, ace track, boomerang, and many others.

Not only the rides are interesting, the scenery around the Bali Waterboom also really deserves appreciation. The tropical gardens in this tourist area are so enchanting and spoil the eye. This tour, which is located in 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 located in South Bali. This tour is indeed quite popular, especially now that the construction of the giant statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana 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 limestone hills around it. And not only that, at GWK there is an art theater where you can see various types of Balinese arts and dances every day.

6. Kuta Beach

Who does not know Kuta Beach ? This beach tourism seems to be one of the tourism icons of the Island of the Gods. The charm and exoticism of Kuta Beach really cannot be doubted. So don’t be surprised if every day Kuta beach is filled with local and foreign tourists.

That’s why if you want to visit Kuta beach, then you can try using a motorbike or walking from certain spots because this area is quite crowded. There are many interesting activities you can do while on 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 an entrance ticket at all.

7. Besakih Temple

The largest Hindu temple is located in Besakih Village, Kec. Rendang, Kab. Karangasem, to be precise, this temple stands firmly at the foot of Mount Agung, which is the highest mountain on the island of Bali. In the Besakih Temple complex , there is 1 Basukian temple and 17 other temples. It can be said, if Besakih Temple is the center of activity of all temples on the island of Bali.

Besakih Temple is not only thick with its religious atmosphere, but also has a beautiful view against the backdrop of Mount Agung. No wonder the temple, which was built since 1007 AD, is included in one of the world’s heritages. Because it is a very holy place, make sure you wear polite clothes when entering this area. For women who are menstruating, they are not allowed to enter the Besakih Temple area.

8. Bali Bird Park

This family tour was first opened in 1995. Located in an area of ​​2 hectares, Bali Bird Park is one of the largest bird parks in Indonesia. There are approximately 1,000 animals from 250 species of bird species in the Bali Bird Park.

Not only can you see various kinds of interesting birds directly, but visitors can also feel the sensation of being in a 4D theater. This tour is open every day, except during Nyepi Day from 9 am to 17.30 WITA.

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 ground for endangered animals. The concept of this Bali Safari and Marine park, visitors can enjoy a safari experience starting from the Modern Bali area and then entering the ancient Bali area which provides some education about history, myths, philosophy, and others related to wildlife.

The animals that live in the Bali Safari and Marine Park are types of animals that come from 3 regions, namely, India, Indonesia, and Africa. Approximately 400 animals ranging from spotted deer, Sumatran tiger, sun bear, white starling, Himalayan bear, black buck, one hump camel and many others that you can see.

10. Sanur Beach

Sanur Beach is located in the eastern part of Denpasar. One of the special attractions in Sanur Beach is the stunning sunrise. Because this beach is open 24 hours, you can come whenever you want. Just sitting and relaxing while enjoying the atmosphere of Sanur beach is also a fun thing to do.

To be able to enter Sanur Beach, visitors are not charged an entrance fee at all. 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, the natural beauty in it is like a hidden paradise. The beach, known by another name Blue Point, requires visitors to descend several narrow stairs to get to Uluwatu Beach.

Even so, the sea view it offers will not disappoint you at all. Uniquely, most people who come to visit Uluwatu Beach are foreign tourists. It is very rare to find local tourists playing 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 IDR 2,000 – IDR 5,000.

12. Monkey Forest Ubud

One of the attractions at Monkey Forest Ubud is that here you can directly interact with the long-tailed macaques that inhabit this tourist area. In this area, monkeys do live freely. Local residents consider that the monkeys are sacred and should not be disturbed. So you can really feel the atmosphere as one with nature.

Coupled with the very cool natural atmosphere, of course it will 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 inhabit this place, do not bring items that look flashy. This is because it can invite the pranks of the monkeys who can suddenly take your belongings. for domestic tourists, an entrance fee of around Rp. 30,000 is charged. you can visit this natural tourism starting from 08.30 – 18.00 WITA.

13. Penglipuran Village

If you often see soap operas on one television station, maybe you are already familiar with the appearance of Penglipuran Village . This traditional village in Bali has become one of the tourist destinations that should not be missed while on vacation on the island of Bali. Located in the village of Kubu, Kab. Bangli, this Penglipuran village is located at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level. So you can imagine for yourself how cool the air is when you enter the Penglipuran Village area.

In Pengliperan village, you can still see the Balinese traditional atmosphere that is so thick. You can see the appearance of people’s houses that look almost the same. Even the resemblance 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 area, Bali. The name “Batur” refers to the name of a mountain not far from this lake, namely Mount Batur. Lake Batur is 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 water of the lake makes anyone who visits this lake feel at peace. Coupled with its natural charm which is very enchanting, it makes tourists feel at home to linger in the Lake Batur area.

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 view of Lake Batur Kintamani, you can go directly to Penelokan village. Here you can see the view of Lake Batur from a very beautiful height with the background of Mount Batur.

15. Lovina Beach

Maybe for most tourists who have visited Bali, the name Lovina Beach is still very foreign to hear. Lovina Beach is one of the beaches in the North Bali area, precisely close to Singaraja City. Here you can see a collection of dolphins swimming while jumping because Lovina beach is indeed the original habitat of the dolphins.

If you want to see this group of dolphins, you have to come in the morning. Usually at these hours, the dolphins at Lovina Beach are playing on the beach.

16. Melasti Beach

Another beach tour that you can visit on the island of Bali is Melasti Beach . This beach, which is located in the South Bali area, has a quite unique attraction, along the way to the location you have to go through winding roads and derivatives that are on top of sturdy limestone cliffs that stand tall. The exoticism of this limestone cliff is what makes it a place that is often used as a photo shoot location for pre-wedding.

Here you can sit back while looking at the beauty that is in the Melasti Beach area. Because the waves are not that big, this beach is also safe if you want to play water or swim. For those of you who like snorkeling activities, you can bring your equipment because the sea water here is so clear with the underwater scenery on the outskirts of the beach which is very beautiful.

17. West Bali National Park

Maybe not just anyone can visit West Bali National Park because this area is protected by the government. For that, you need permission from local officials if you want to enter this national park area. This area is used as a place for wildlife research that has been established since 1911. There are 2 alternatives for those of you who want to visit this West Bali National Park.

If you are from Gilimanuk, then you can directly visit the Balai office in Gilimanuk Village. However, if you are from Denapasar and want to visit Menjangan Island, you can go through Labuhan Lalang Bay. Here you only need to pay a ticket of IDR 2,500-20,000.

18. Lake Beratan

Lake Beratan , or known as Lake Bratan is a lake tour located in the Bedugul area, Candikuning Village, Kec. Baturiti, Tabanan, Bali. Because it is located at an altitude of 1,240 meters above sea level, it is not surprising that the air temperature around the lake is very cool and fresh. This second largest lake in Bali has a main function as a source of irrigation in areas located in the central part of Bali.

Even so, the natural scenery around the lake is amazing which makes it the 20 best and most beautiful lakes in the world. One of the attractions in this lake is the Ulun Danau Berayan Temple which is at the end of the lake. The exoticism of the lake with the existence of Ulun Temple is a charm that cannot be missed.

19. Tamblingan Lake

Tamblingan Lake is the smallest of the three lakes in the Bedugul area. If seen from a distance, maybe Tamblingan lake is not at all interesting. But when you get closer, Tamblingan Lake has its own undeniable characteristics. Most visitors who come to Lake Tamblingan, try to enjoy the scenery around it by camping or camping.

The atmosphere is very quiet and calm, making the mind more fresh. You can also try to fish or ride a canoe around the lake, but you should not swim in the Tamblingan Lake area.

20. Tegal Wangi Beach

Tegalwangi beach is located in the Jimbaran Traditional Village, only about 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai airport. The advantage of this Tegal Wangi Beach is the panorama from the high cliffs decorated with green trees that stretch widely before entering the Tegal Wangi Beach area.

This beach is one of the hidden beaches on the island of Bali, so to reach the beach location you have to pass through the limestone rock trails which are quite steep. But even so, when you arrive at the beach you can see a beautiful view of the beach with a beautiful stretch of white sand and clear turquoise water.

21. Seminyak Beach

Because of its location on the same coastline with Legian Beach and Kuta Beach, it’s no wonder that the character of Seminyak Beach is not much different. The waves are big enough so that many visitors use it to surf.

The sloping white sand and sunset views are the main attraction that makes it crowded. Around the Seminyak Beach area, you can also find many entertainment facilities such as bungalows, hotels, malls, and many others.

22. Canggu Beach

Maybe the name Canggu Beach is already familiar to local and foreign surfers. This beach, decorated with black sand, is often used as a venue for the international scale ISC (Indonesia Surfing Championship).

Not only can you enjoy the big waves on Canggu Beach, you can also see views of the expanse of rice fields and birds flying above the sky across the coast.

23. Sukawati Market

It’s incomplete if you visit the island of Bali without buying souvenirs typical of the Island of the Gods. If you want to buy Balinese art items, then it is mandatory for you to take the time to visit Sukawati Market. Here you can find various items, even interestingly you can bid to get the items you want to buy.

A little advice, come to Sukawati market around 08.00-10.00 WITA, after the sellers have finished praying. Usually at these hours the price offered will be cheaper.

24. Uluwatu Temple

This temple tour is located in Pecatu Village, southern Bali. This tour is never lonely visitors. Here you can see the splendor of Uluwatu Temple which has a height of up to 97 meters with a very amazing view. You can see directly the expanse of the open sea from the Indian Ocean from the top of the cliff.

Uluwatu Temple is open every day, starting at 09.00-19.00 WITA, but the best time to enjoy the scenery in the Uluwatu Temple area is at sunset. If you want to see a Balinese Kecak dance performance in this place, you can spend around Rp. 85,000.

25. Mount Batur

One of the best locations in Bali to watch the sunrise is at the top of Mount Batur. To reach the top of Mount Batur, it usually takes about 2.5 hours. While trekking, you can see the beautiful scenery around the Mount Batur area.

Unlike Mount Agung, you don’t have to hire a guide to find the location of the summit of Mount Batur. You only need to pay an entrance ticket of IDR 10,000/person.

26. Elephant Safari Park

In this 2 hectare area, you can try to have memorable experiences with elephants. Not only can you ride elephants, but at Elephant Safari Park you can feed elephants, take pictures with elephants, enjoy elephant shows playing ball and painting, and many others. Elephant Safari Park is open every day, starting at 08.00-18.00 WITA

27. Land Lot

Who is not familiar with the Tanah Lot Temple tour? This tour is famous for its beautiful scenery, especially before sunset. The main uniqueness of this Tanah Lot tour is the existence of a temple located on a large rock on the edge of the sea.

When the sea is high, you cannot approach the temple because the area around the rock will be inundated with sea water. At low tide, you can see some tame sea snakes. It is said that local residents believe that these snakes are the guardians of the Tanah Lot temple. In addition, in the Tanah Lot area you can also try holding a sacred snake that is completely harmless.

28. Amed Beach

One of the beaches in Bali that is still relatively quiet from visitors. Amed Beach is different from other beaches in Bali. The sand is black, unlike the typical popular beaches in Bali.

Apart from this, Amed beach has beautiful underwater wealth, you know. This beach can be an alternative destination for your vacation in Bali.

29. Museum Blanco

One of the alternative tours in Bali is to visit the Blanco Museum . In this museum you can enjoy a variety of beautiful world-class works of art. Not only that, the atmosphere of the museum and its surroundings is very thick with a distinctive Balinese feel.

30. Bedugul Botanical Garden

The Bali Botanical Gardens, or better known as the Bedugul Botanical Gardens , is one of the tourist attractions as well as education in Bali that is often forgotten. In fact, this place holds a large collection of stunning natural wealth, you know. In addition to holidays, we can also increase knowledge about botany.

31. Nusa Penida

Looking for a hidden paradise in Bali? just visit Nusa Penida . This small island holds a lot of natural beauty that is still relatively untouched. Unlike in Bali, the beauty of the beach here is still clean, far from the hustle and bustle of immigrants.

32. Gunung Payung Beach

One more beach tourism in Bali which is still empty of visitors; umbrella mountain beach . In this place, you will not find the hustle and bustle of visitors like at Kuta beach.

The location is not so far from the Pandawa beach, so you can make it a package when visiting there.

33. Nusa Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan is one of the cool tourist areas in Bali. It seems, Nusa Lembongan is more popular in the eyes of foreign tourists, because the majority who come are more foreign tourists.

This place is recommended if you are looking for an atmosphere that is a little different from other tourist attractions in Bali.

34. Tirta Empul

One of the sacred temples in Bali with a high historical richness, Tirta Empul . Tirta Empul has a purification pool that is actively used by Balinese people. If you visit here, it is mandatory to always respect local customs.

35. Lempuyang Temple

One of the temples in Bali which is famous among tourists. The unique angle at Lempuyang Temple that is really unique is the gate with a free view.

If you are on vacation in Bali, Lempuyang Temple is one of the recommended places to get to know more about Balinese culture.

36. Blangsinga Waterfall

The name Blangsinga became widely known after becoming a place to marry the son of a famous Balinese businessman, Ajik Krisna. This tourist village in Bali is still quite rarely known by tourists outside Bali.

In fact, there are many beautiful places here. One of them is Blangsinga Waterfall.

37. Balangan Beach

Balangan Beach can be said to be still less well known by tourists who vacation in Bali. But, now it is starting to be better known with the help of social media and promotions. Just like other beaches in Bali, here you can enjoy a beautiful beach atmosphere with a wide stretch of white sand.

38. Elephant Cave

Goa Gajah is one of the ancient sites, as well as a place of worship that is still used today. Here, you can see firsthand evidence of the history of civilization in Bali which is still awake until now.

F.A.Q.

What are the transportation options in Bali?

To get around Bali, you can use various transportation options such as the following; Trans Sarbagita buses, Kura-kura Bus, Komotra shuttle buses, conventional taxis (Bule Bird and the like), online motorcycle taxis and online taxis (gojek/gocar, grab).

If you want to visit many places, it will be easier if you just rent a car or motorbike.

What are some hotel recommendations in Bali?

Depends on your needs. You can choose from various hotels with various price ranges. Ranging from suitable for backpackers to luxury hotels.

What you can buy in Bali?

The choice of Balinese souvenirs is quite diverse. In general, it can be in the form of food and snacks (Milk Pie, Disco Nuts, Salted Peanuts, Bakpia, Pork Skin Crackers, Chicken Feet, Kintamani Coffee, Balinese Salak, etc.), souvenir items (Joger T-shirts, Rattan Bags, Barong Clothes, Balinese Beach Cloths , Balinese Batik, Balinese Bracelets, Balinese Silver Jewelry, Balinese Mukena, etc.), or in the form of displays/decorations (paintings, wood crafts, coconut crafts, etc.).

Where is the place for a romantic honeymoon in Bali?

If you want a quiet honeymoon, then the recommended place for a romantic honeymoon in Bali and the most chosen is the Ubud area. The natural and unique atmosphere of Bali will make your honeymoon more memorable.

What are the mountains in Bali?

Some of the mountains in Bali include; Mount Agung, Mount Abang, Mount Batur, Mount Batukaru, Mount Catur, Mount Sangyang, Mount Pohen, Mount Tapak, and Mount Lesung. Some of them are quite favorite among trekking lovers, such as Mount Agung and Mount Batur.

What are the lakes in Bali?

There are several lakes in Bali which are famous and often become the main vacation destination. These lakes include; Lake Batur, Lake Beratan, Lake Tamblingan, and Lake Buyan.

What are the temples in Bali?

Some of the temples in Bali include; Tanah Lot Temple, Luhur Uluwatu Temple, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Tirta Empul Temple, Taman Ayun Temple, Saraswati Temple, Gunung Lebah Temple, Goa Lawah Temple, Gunung Kawi Temple, Besakih Temple.

What are the museums in Bali?

If you want to visit a museum in Bali, here is the list; Pasifika Museum, Neka Ubud Museum, Antonio Blanco Museum, Bali Denpasar Museum, Setia Dharma mask and doll house, Puri Painting Museum, Subak Museum, Gunung Batur Museum, Bali Shell Museum, and Dream Museum Zone.

What are the choices of unidirectional Bali tourist routes?

Several choices of unidirectional Bali tourist routes that you can choose include;

The choice of the route to Taman Ayun Temple, Bedugul, Alas Kedaton / Jatiluwih, continues to Tanah Lot.

The choice of routes is Batubulan, Goa Gajah, Kintamani, Tampaksiring/Tegalalang, Sukawati/Ubud.

The choice of routes is Batubulan, Tegenungan waterfall, Bali Zoo, Taman Ayun, Alas Kedaton, Tanah Lot.

The choice of routes is Tanjung Benoa, Garuda Wisnu Kencana, Pandawa beach, Uluwatu, Jimbaran.

Choice of Lovina Beach, Kintamani, Tampaksiring, Ubud monkey forest routes.

Lovina Beach route, Gitgit waterfall, Beratan Lake, Bedugul Botanical Gardens, then Tanah Lot.

Choice of routes Kerta Gosa, Besakih, Bukit Jambul, Goa Lawah.

Conclusion Tourist Attractions in Bali

Hopefully the information above can be useful for you. So, those are the list of tours on the island of Bali that you must visit while on vacation. Make vacation moments even more special by visiting the Island of the Gods with your family and loved ones.

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