Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

Top Tourist Places to Visit in Bali, Indonesia

Bali, the province of Indonesia is a pristine island and also a popular tourist destination. The endless sea and the lovely beaches make Bali a romantic destination for couples. There are a large number of places to visit in Bali and above all, the surreal natural beauty of the place will make you fall in love with it. Tourist places in Bali have a lot to offer to lure the bag packers and the leisure seeking travellers. A breathtaking landscape accompanied by a serene ambience truly defines this gorgeous island. The inland beaches, authentic traditional art forms, dance, music and hospitality of Bali are enough to entice your jaded senses.With so much to offer, this island is definitely a must go place. So here is a list of attractions that you must visit when in Bali.

Best Beach Destinations to Visit in Bali

kuta beach in Bali

Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach is one of the best tourist places in Bali. The beach is crowded with bars, clubs, souvenir shops and shopping centers. Watch the sunset while you take a leisurely stroll or relax on the beach. If you are a party animal than you must head to Kuta beach, where nights are longer than days. The atmosphere is lively at this beach. There are Hard Rock cafe and pubs where you can chill with amazing people. It is located very close to Ngurah Rai International Airport in Tuban.

  • Best Hotels to Stay – Kuta Paradiso Hotel , The Kuta Beach Heritage Hotel, Grand Inna Kuta , Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort , Kuta Seaview Boutique Resort & Spa , Kartika Plaza Hotel
  • What to Do – Waterbom Bali , Odysseys Surf School , Dream Museum Zone , Vihara Dharmayana, Kuta Theater , Circus Waterpark , Trick Art 3D Gallery , Ground Zero Memorial.
Nusa Dua Beach

Nusa Dua Beach

Nusa Dua as one of the tourist attractions in Bali and is quite famous for its cleanliness. This place has a number of luxury resorts that are suited for people of all age groups. The greenery of Nusa Dua is very impressive.Nusa Dua beach houses lavish hotels and five star restaurants which offer the finest dining experience. There are private beaches where you can soak in the sun and relax by the sea. This place is ideal for honeymooners and those looking for a relaxing getaway.

  • Best Hotels to Stay – The Laguna Resort Bali, Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali , Conrad Bali, Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Mulia Resort , Hotel Grand Nikko
  • What To Do – Devdan Show, Nusa Dua islands, Museum Pasifika , Bali Camel Safaris , Geger Temple , Garuda Wisnu Kencana Bali National Golf Club .
Tanjung Benoa Beach

Tanjung Benoa

Tanjung Benoa Beach has calm waters and promotes many water sport activities like such as jetski, banana boat, parasailing, flying fish, snorkeling, and diving along with surfing.  The most favorite game in this place is the flying fish. It used to be a fishing village earlier but with development it has become one of the most famous beach in Bali. International Airport is located about 15 Kms from here, so it is a great place to stay and enjoy sun and sand.

  • Best Hotels to Stay – The Laguna Resort Bali, Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali , Conrad Bali, Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Mulia Resort , Hotel Grand Nikko
  • What To Do – Tanjung Benoa Beach, Water Sports at the Beach, Caow Eng Bio Shinese Temple, Pura Dalem Ning Lan Taman Beji Temple, Bumbu Bali Cooking School.
Jimbaran Beach in Bali

Jimbaran Beach

Jimbaran Beach is the one of the best beaches known for its nightlife. Jimbran used to be the fishing village earlier and a orignal backwater destination of Bali. The cafes are functional and the people are all set up for the party. The night sky creates the perfect setting for a date night. The sand is fine and white, and the calm waters make it very suitable for swimming, children and adults alike. The place is also famous for its stunning sunset views along the beach.

  • Best Hotels to Stay – InterContinental Bali Resort , Jimbaran Cliffs Private Hotel & Spa , RIMBA Jimbaran Bali , Ayana Resort and Spa , Le Meridien Jimbaran Bali , Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate and Spa
  • What to Do – Uluwatu Temple, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, New Kuta Green Park , Padang Padang Beach , Kedonganan Fish Market, Balangan Beach , Jenggala Gallery
Seminayak Beach in Bali


Seminyak is a great vacation place in Bali. It is a place that offers you a perfect amalgamation of old and new. The landscape is scenic, the beach soft and sandy and the surrounding areas are calm. It is known for mostly luxury accommodation and fashionable high-end restaurants and bars. Located North of the Legian Beach, Seminyak Beach is a 3 km long stretch of white sandy beach which have become one of the most famous tourist spot in Bali.

  • Best Hotel to Stay – Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak , TS Suites Bali & Villas , The Bali Dream Suite Villa , The Seminyak Beach Resort and Spa , Ananta Legian Hotel , The Haven Bali Seminyak , Amadea Resort and Villas Seminyak .
  • What to Do – Petitenget Temple, Biasa ArtSpace , Echo Beach , Trick Art 3D Gallery , Drifter Surf Shop , Seminyak Square
Lovina Beach in Bali

Lovina Beach

Lovina Beach is located 10 km to the west of Singaraja City. It is very famous for its performances of wild dolphins in the sea. You get to see the best dolphins act early in the morning before 6-8 AM.
Bajra Sandi Museum: Bajra Sandhi Balinese People Struggle Museum located in the central government of Bali in Renon, Denpasar. It was inaugurated in 2003 and offers you an insight of the history of Balinese struggle against the invaders.

  • Best Place to Stay – Damai Lovina Villas, Frangipani Beach Villa and Hotel Bali, Lilin Lovina Beach Hotel , Puri Bagus Lovina, Bali Taman Lovina Resort and Spa, Nugraha Lovina Seaview Resort & Spa.
  • What to Do – Brahma Vihara Arama, Munduk, Dolphin Sightseeing, Banjar Buddhist Temple, Lovina Hills, Munduk Rice Terrace Trekking .
Uluwatu in Bali


If surfing in the challenging waves is your passion, then Uluwatu is the right place for you in Bali. It is not only famous for its waves but is also the perfect spot to spend some time in tranquility. The picturesque setting makes this place an ideal place to spend some time with your beloved. Uluwatu must be the top choice for tourists if you’re looking for a stay in Bali that is far away from the chaotic and crowdy places common to Bali’s south, such as Kuta, Legian and Seminyak.

  • Best Place to Stay – Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bulgari Resort, Karma Kandara Resort, Blue Point Bay Villas, Balangan Sea View Bungalows, Pak Manuh Guest House, Chocky’s Place.
  • What to Do – Uluwatu Temple, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, New Kuta Green Park , New Kuta Golf , Padang Padang Beach , Suluban Beach, Bingin Beach
sanur-beach in Bali

Sanur Beach

Sanur beach is a famous tourist spot in the island of Bali. This place is located just east of Denpasar and is a great place for surfing, diving and snorkeling. Even beginners can participate in water based activities at Sansur Beach.

  • Best Place to Stay – Mahagiri Villas, Prama Sanur Beach Bali , Kamuela Villas & Suites Sanur, Sudamala Suites & Villas , Puri Santrian Beach Resort and Spa , Maya Sanur Resort & Spa.
  • What to Do – Bali Seawalker , Le Mayeur Museum , Serangan Shark Island Project, Blanjong Temple, Griya Santrian Gallery, Bali Orchid Garden

Temples to Visit in Bali

Uluwatu Temple in bali

Uluwatu Temple, Pura Luhur

Uluwatu temple sitting atop a limestone hill appears like a beautiful scenery from a fairy tale is one of the most famous tourist place in Bali. This temple is nestled in Bukit Peninsula which includes some pristine beaches. It is situated 70 meters above the Indian Ocean since 11th century. There is also a very scenic cave underneath with rock formations leading onto a beach close to the temple. This is a popular spot for surfers. It is also one of the best place to enjoy sunset in Bali.

Pura Tanah Lot Temple

Pura Tanah Lot

This awe inspiring rock formation embraces the seven sacred temples nestled in the southwest of Bali. This tranquil place is famous for its cultural significance as it is associated with a famous Balinese mythology. According to the legend this place forms a ring around the seven temples. During low tide one can cross the waterways and reach the temple and experience a divine confluence with the nature.

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan in Bali

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

Built in 1663, This stunning temple proudly sits by the lake Bratan of Bali at the height of about 1200 meters above sea level. Located on the edge of the placid Lake Bratan, the temple offers peace and contentment. You can feel utmost bliss, by looking at your reflection on the crystal clear water of the blue lake.

Other Famous Places to Visit in Bali / Things to Do

Garuda Wisnu Kencana  in Bali


GWK or Garuda Wisnu Kencana symbolized by the statue of the god Vishnu. The statue stands on the hill Unggasan and has a height of 23 meters. GWK is also equipped with a display area for theatrical dance performance. It is located about from Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport. Located about 263 meters above the sea level, it also offers spectacular views of the island and ocean.

Dolphin Sightings at Lovina Beach

Dolphin Sightings at Lovina

This is probably the best place where you can have a rendezvous with the coral life. The travellers can have a boat trip and if you are lucky enough you can also spot school of dolphins. There are a number of exciting things; one can do in Lovina such as chilling in the cafes and watching live music.

Ubud in Bali

Ubud in Bali

Cocooned in the heart of Bali at Ubud you can have a mystical experience with nature and  get in touch with the local people. You can go for biking, do cooking and take part in adventure activities like white water river rafting and have some outdoor fun. Rejuvenate your senses by relaxing on the beach side or simply recharge yourself by meditating and practising yoga. There are spas that offer one of the best services, you can also enjoy arts and theatre or have a shopping spree.The traditional village atmosphere with tranquil surrounding and green paddy fields makes it a great picnic spot. Goa Gajah, Mount Kawi, Pura Kehen, Puri Saren Agung, Tirta Empul and Yeh Pulu are the major attractions of Ubud.

Mount Batur  in Bali

Hike/Climb Mount Batur at Kintamani

Mount Batur Caldera in Kintamani is perched on the highland, in the east of Bali. The adventure enthusiasts can hike on the summit of 1700 meters, active volcano. The breath taking natural trails and the aesthetic beauty of Mother Nature will sweep you off your feet. Trekking the Mount Batur will take you to the place with the best mountain view in Bali, 2 hours trekking allow you to walk across the Black Sandy & Lava deposited by eruption hundreds year ago.

Ayana Bar in Bali

Ayana Bar on Rocks

This bar is perched on a cliff at Ayana in Bali. It is one of the best bar in Bali, where people relish exotic drinks and have scrumptious cuisines. The ambience is spine chilling as the bar is located on a cliff, offering views of the waves crashing the shore. While enjoying an amazing seafood cuisines you can enjoy one of the most breathtaking sunset of your life.

Bali Pulina Agro Tourism

Coffee Plantation at Bali Pulina Agro Tourism

Bali Pulina located nearby Jalan Raya Tegallalang allows the visitor to learn about and take part in the coffee, chocolate and spice preparation process.A place where you can have Zen feeling while you sit back and relax with a cup of coffee in your hand. You’ll be served with various coffee and tea for tasting. You can also see how the famous Kopi Luwak is made.

Bedugul in bali


Bedugul is a mountain lake resot area located in Baturiti Tabanan Bali at a distance of about 62.6 miles from Ngurah Rai International Airport. It offers natural scenic beauty of the mountains and lake. Ulu Danu is one of the most famous temple in Bali, which seems to have risen out of Bratan Lake 1,200 metres above sea level. Bratan, the largest lake in bedgul area is famous for water sports such as para sailing, motor boating, jet skiing, water skiing, canoeing, etc.

Kintamani in Bali


Kintamani is a district located in Bangli regency. The view of Mount Batur and Lake Batur is the key attractions of this place. Kintamani is another important tourist place in Bali that is frequented not only by locals but also international tourists. Pura Ulun Danu Batur is one of the major temple in Bali located here which is among Bali’s key nine directional temples.

Bali Bird Park

Bali Bird Park

Bali Bird Park is one of the largest bird parks in Indonesia. It is spread over an area of 2 acres and houses birds from Indonesia as well as other countries. The Bali Starling which is a rare bird is found in this park. The park features more than 1000 birds of about 250 species.

Bali Safari Marine Park

Bali Safari Marine Park

Bali Safari Marine Park is home to animals from three countries, namely Indonesia, India and Africa. It is one of the three animal gardens in Indonesia and promotes natural habitat for animals.The most epic on display are the legendary Indian white tigers. Guests board safari buses to travel through different areas of the park.Bali Safari Marine Park is one of the must visit tourist destination in Bali Indonesia.

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