Bali and its exotic scenery makesall the tourists’ eyes attracted to it. Here we have summarized some places in Bali that you must visit when you spend your holiday in that extraordinary island.
1. Kuta Beach
Kuta Beach is one of Bali attractions that is very famous and most visited due to its location which is not far from the airport, its beautiful shore, low cost to pay, and the good tidal wavesfor the beginner. It is also well-known for its stunning sunset panorama. Uniquely, Kuta Beach was a big harbor back then, also functioning as a trading center. With its white sand and blue sea, equipped with complete supporting facilities, Kuta Beach becomes the Queen of Bali attractions.
2. Tanah Lot
Tanah Lot Temple is one of Bali attractions that is well-known for its beauty, especially at evening when the sun sets. Tanah Lot Temple consists of two temples, seeming to be a temple for worshiping the God of Ocean. he uniqueness of this temple is the location which is on a huge rocky island on the shore. When high tide comes, we are not allowed to approach Tanah Lot Temple since sea water will sink the rocky island surroundings. At the base of the rocky island, venomous sea snakes are believed to guard the temple from evil spirits and intruders. The temple is purportedly protected by a giant snake, which was created from Nirartha’s selendang (a type of sash) when he established the island.
3. Beratan Bedugul Lake
Bedugul Lake is sited in the mountainous area with the very natural view. There is a temple in there named Ulun Danu. This temple becomes a special attraction of this site, since it is located beside the lake. Also, the tourists can enjoy some watersports or rent a canoe/boat there.
4. Garuda Wisnu Kencana
Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park or commonly called GWK is a recreational park in the southern Bali, exactly in Nusa Dua, Badung, for about 41 kilometers far from Denpasar, the capital city of Bali. It displays a gigantic statue, a masterpiece of I Nyoman Nuarta. Currently, the state has not been done yet. Beside the statue, you can also view the greatness of limestone hill cut into huge limestone blocks. And, there are theatrical art and performance, which delights you with the various kinds of dance every single day.
Lovina Beach might not be as familiar as other famous beaches are. But, this beach is quite lovely since dolphins are likely seen there as Lovina is indeed their territory. Located in northern Bali, near to Singaraja, you may also enjoy the view of dolphins swimming, using the fisherman boat. The dolphins there commonly drop by the shore at mornings, thus the tourists have already been there at 6 a.m.
6. Besakih Temple
Besakih Temple is situated on the slopes of Agung Mount, and also the biggest temple in Bali. There are usually rituals or ceremonies since Besakih Temple is believed as the holiest place and is one of the main temples in Bali. This temple is built based on the essential belief of the Balinese known as Tri Hita Kirana, meaning that life on earth must be lived and kept in balance and harmony between man and God, man and society and his fellow human beings, and man and his natural environment. To enter the Besakih area, you must wear a special sarong you can rent from the entrance.
Uluwatu Temple is perched on the edge of Uluwatu’s towering cliffs leading down to The Indian Ocean. Not only the religious atmosphere, but it also provides its spectacular panoramic scenery, particularly the renowned sunset view. You can also find some live monkeys believed as the guard of the temple’s holiness. It is a must for visitors to wear sarong and sash which seems to be the symbol of respect to the temple.
Jimbaran Beach is one of the famous beaches in Bali. First time you will see at Jimbaran Beach is the row of dining tables and chairs on the splendid white sand. It is known for the casual dining restaurant, especially the seafood cuisine. Very appropriate for you who want to enjoy the culinary experience along the coast due to the tranquil ambience you might taste.
9. Tanjung Benoa
Tanjung Benoa is one of the watersport centers in Bali. You can enjoy some watersports and come visit the turtle conservation.For you who love to enjoy marine attractions, you can try some underwater activities such as snorkeling and diving.The kinds of watersport offered at Tanjung Benoa are like parasailing, banana boat, jet-ski, snorkeling, wakeboarding, waterskiing, Flying Fish, Scuba diving, and sea-walking. To visit Turtle Island, you can go there by boat, and when you have arrived there, you can go sightseeing by glass-bottom boat.
10. Batur Lake, Kintamani
Batur Lake at Kintamani is one of Bali attraction that is situated on the second highest mountain of Bali. The weather there is pretty mild and the scenery is absolutely appealing. Being the biggest lake in Bali makes this spot frequently visited by most tourist, both local and foreign.
11. UluwatuKecak Dance
Kecak Dance is an interesting dance performance, authentically originates from Bali. Uluwatu Kecak Dance is the most attractive since it is performed with the gorgeous sunset view as the background. Tickets are available, but it can run out so fast. So, you have to order immediately.
12. Rafting at Telaga Waja River
Rafting at Telaga Waja River is perfect for those who like challenging actions. The river’s water is crystal clear, clean, and extremely challenging terrain. At the finish point you will jump over a water gate, very exciting. After that, you will get the bonus, like mount trekking. Therefore, prepare yourself well by taking enough rest since it will exhaust yourself.
13. Rafting at Ayung River
This rafting area has different characteristics from Telaga Waja River. Telaga Waja River offers the challenge, while Ayung River provides the panoramic beauty. The scenery along the stream is undeniably exquisite. Completed with the unique carve on the river’s cliff, and the greenish trees around the river.
That’s all about some places of Bali attraction you can visit. Hopefully this article can help to guide you while being in Bali. Thanks for reading!Read More »