5 Interesting Towns and Localities in Bali You Should Visit
Bali, the world-famous romantic destination in the Indonesian archipelago. This tropical paradise has so much to offer for holidaymakers lucky enough to vacation here. The sandy beaches, traditional spa treatments, and tropical rainforests are enough to make any vacation enjoyable and memorable.
Bali consists of several towns and localities; each with its cultural flavor and holiday features. There are over 20 localities- towns, villages, and beaches- to explore in Bali. Here are five of the most exotic and popular locations you should visit while vacationing here:
Ubud town is a tropical wonderland full of culture, nature, and religion to be enjoyed and explored. Every adventurous holidaymaker should visit Ubud town to get a feel of the local traditional cultures through dance, rituals, cuisines and traditional rice farming. Ubud town is also home to the dense Ubud forest. There are ancient temples and shrines to explore as well in Ubud town.
Visitors love to venture into the Ubud rainforest to see the monkeys, birds, plants and giant trees that line this dense upland ecosystem. The monkeys are everywhere in Ubud but you will find most of them in the Ubud forest. Some are even used to humans; you can grab a selfie or two but be careful as they love to snatch items from tourists.
2) Jimbaran Village
Many visitors know Jimbaran for its warm sandy beaches and high-class resorts. However, it also happens to be a mature fishing village. There are numerous resorts in Jimbaran for visitors to enjoy while vacationing here. Ayana has one of the best Bali Indonesia hotels 5-star resorts standing on a cliff edge and with breathtaking sunsets over the sea.
Jimbaran village is a must-visit for those who want to spend their vacation in Bali. You would easily spend your entire holiday here! If you are done with the spa treatments and swimming, you can venture northwards and see the colorful fish boats lining the coast, eat or buy some fish at Kedongan market or even head southwards and ride the waves at the Balangan or Dreamland beaches if you are the surfing type.
3) Canggu Village
This is the best locality for the loners and romantic couples looking for a quiet, isolated beach to enjoy the sun and sunset while still being near the exciting nightlife of Kuta. Canggu Village is home to rice growing Balinese folks. Echo and Canggu beach are nice and serene with picturesque sunsets that will make your evenings priceless. Kuta town is just a few miles off Canggu village so you will still have access to the exciting nightlife should you get bored of the ocean. It’s also close to the airport.
Kuta is where the tourism story began in Bali. It’s where you will find most newcomers and party lovers during the high season. It might be overcrowded at times but you can’t afford to miss the exciting atmosphere in Kuta. Looking for a party? You will find a party in Kuta village. Besides the nightlife, Kuta is one of the most established vacation spots in the whole of Bali with sandy beaches where you can surf or swim, malls and marketplaces and so much more.
Kuta is also conveniently located within three or so miles from Ngurah Rai International Airport. There are several beaches in the village such as Legian and Tuban. Visit Kuta if you want to indulge in the nightlife, mix with other holidaymakers and enjoy the high-end social life in Bali. However, beware that Kuta can be a bit overcrowded as many first-time visitors flock here in the high season.
5) Lovina Village
Lovina village is the perfect place to visit if you are into dolphins and endless diving adventures in the ocean. This North-coast locality is also home to black-sand beaches, hot springs, picturesque waterfalls and so much more. Lovina village is definitely worth visiting.
As you can see, Bali does deserve the title of being the romantic and vacation mecca of South-East Asia. There is so much to see and enjoy in this tropical paradise. Join millions of visitors who make Bali their vacation hideaway every year and you will love it. Bon Voyage!