Exploring Canggu - Guide to Canggu, Bali

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Canggu on Bali’s south-west coast is a haven for surfers, foodies, and digital nomads alike. The wide, sandy beaches are speckled with sunset bars, and the locals make a daily ritual of sundowners overlooking the waves.

There’s accommodation to suit every taste and budget, from luxurious villas and 5-star stays to charming little homestays.

It’s also a hub for dining, with vegan cafes galore, Australian-style eateries, and great date-night venues.

If yoga’s your thing, you’ll fit right in. Classes are well priced and a wide variety of yoga styles are catered for.

And with such an array of interesting locals and visitors, it’s a people-watcher’s paradise, too!

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Where to Stay in Canggu , Bali

Whether you’re a solo traveller, a honeymooning couple, or a family on their annual vacay, there’s a stay to suit you. And we’re here to offer insider advice on the best places to call home here.

Looking for luxury? Worry not, there are plenty of beachfront hotels that won’t disappoint.

If you’d prefer a private villa, we can recommend options for parties of all sizes.

For travellers on a budget, there are some cool hostels and studios to choose from, too.

Looking for the perfect place to hustle, work, rest and play? There are plenty of options in Bali, but the one that stands out to us is Tribal Hostel in Canggu. Not only is it located just minutes from the beach; you should definitely check out the massive coworking area with dedicated booths, plentiful power sockets, high-speed wifi and super tasty coffee and kitchen to fuel a day’s hard hustle! 

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Know Where to Go for Food and Drinks in Canggu

If, like us, you’re a foodie, you’ll be spoiled for choice in Canggu.

Australian food and coffee culture is strong here, with plenty of kick-ass cafes to get a decent brew or smashed avo.

Local warung (simple eateries) abound too. Be sure to explore them for a taste of Bali, from nasi campur (rice with assorted veg and meat sides) to babi guling (spit roasted pig with Balinese spices).

Finally, visiting a beach club is a Canggu must. Sip cocktails by the pool, nibble grilled seafood, or watch the sun go down as the island’s best DJs spin.

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Things to Do in Canggu

As far as day-time activities go, surfing is Canggu’s number one. It’s hard to go anywhere without spotting the hipster surfers that have made the neighbourhood home.

Meanwhile, the yoga scene is second only to Ubud’s. Gorgeous studios overlook rice paddies, gardens, or the sea. And whether you’re looking for a strength and flexibility class or a one-on-one session to help you relax, you’ll find it here. 

Like the rest of Bali, Canggu has its share of temples. One of the most spectacular is Tanah Lot, a sea temple perched atop a rock formation. Accessible only at low tide, it’s the west coast’s most visited tourist attraction.

While we’ve only named a few activities, there’s much more to be explored, and we encourage you to check them out!

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