Play & Relax

Things To Do In Bali

So you’ve got the logistics for your next trip to Bali down pat. The flights, the accommodation, even the crew that will be with you every step of the way are all secured. If we have any say in it, that’s a feat worth celebrating. Nonetheless, your journey to a well-planned vacation isn’t over yet as your things to do in Bali are still missing.

If there’s one thing that’s missing, it’s what you’ll do while you’re in Bali, not just how you’ll get there and who you’ll spend your time with. After all, fun and relaxation are the most important parts of the holiday, and it’d be a shame if you didn’t prioritize them!

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Play & Relax in Bali

So where will you enjoy an ice-cold Bintang on the beach? And when will you hop on a boat and savor the seas that surround Bali? What trails will lead you into the jungle, and which waterfalls will you take a dip into when the midday heat rises? Your itinerary is a blank slate just waiting to be filled with novel experiences that you and your loved ones can enjoy.

For all the answers on island-style outings and R&R, Bali Buddies has the hookup. There’s no shortage of spas and salons, with plenty of treat yourself businesses to choose from. So too is there a plethora of temples and spiritual sites, all of which can provide a setting to dig deep within yourself and find what really matters in life.

Bali’s Best Day Tours

With day tours covering every corner of the island and village outings led by folks who know Bali through and through (us!), you’ve got a world all its own at your fingertips. By the end of your adventure, you may just have eclipsed your comfort zone and entered a realm where beauty really does lie in the unknown.

At the end of the day, how you play and relax in Bali is your choice. Don’t be the one to stop you from having the time of your life. Instead, snap that photogenic scene, ride in a hot air balloon like your life depends on it and take in a way of life that’s the antithesis of all you’ve ever known. If there’s anything that’s worth doing, it’s trying something new, especially if it means playing and relaxing while you do it.

If nothing else, you’ll have memories that will stay with you long after you depart Bali, and that’s an itinerary that’s well worth your while.

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  • Kids in Bali
  • Pampering
  • Temples
  • Waterfalls
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Bali’s Best Hairdressers

Bali has become one of the hottest destinations for all things hair! Bali has an array of amazing hair salons and in the last few years, some of the best salons in the world have popped up around the island.

Whether you are looking for a complete makeover, hair for a special event or just a quick freshen-up, you will find a Bali hair salon perfect for you. If you’re on holiday, go on, treat yourself or if you live here and you are looking to forge a new long-term hairdresser relationship, check out our favourite Bali hair salons.

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Rest, Recharge & Retreat to COMO Shambhala Estate

Bali has always been a great place to rest & recharge from the daily grind of working life. Even a simple holiday to the Island of the Gods, enjoying being on “Bali time” and all of the relaxation of Island life. For those wanting to indulge in an even more focused retreat experience Como Shambhala Estate offers not only everything there is love about a Bali holiday, but also a time to focus on yourself and any goals you wish to experience during your time on the Island.

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Balinese Village Experience

Embark on an immersive experience into the daily lives of the Balinese; meet the locals, make your own offerings and receive a blessing at the Holy Water; one of Bali’s best kept secrets.

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Natural Baby Care Collection by Sensatia Botanicals

For the past 20 years Sensatia has been a trusted brand for natural beauty products. You may have visited one of their stores in Bali or seen their products in many resorts throughout the Island. Sensatia has now release a line of products that is suitable to use on newborn babies and children up to five years old.

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The Flower Power Collection has landed at Indigo Kids

Indigo Kids’ brand new and much anticipated collection Flower Power is now available both online and instore to get your kids holiday ready! Indigo Kids is a children’s fashion label which has been born and bred in Bali but is designed to be loved and worn all over the world.

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Sunday Brunch + Craft Makes Everyone’s Day Fun & Delicious!

During October Westin, Nusa Dua is hosting Prego Crafternoon Sunday Brunch. Prego Brunch has always been one of our favourite family Sunday Brunch options, and now you have a chance to enjoy their delicious Italian food, family fun AND get crafty with their special activities during October.

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Bali may have the reputation of being a party island with sizzling nightclubs and bars teaming with party people, but it also is a mecca for kids.

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Your Balinese shopping experience is yours and yours alone. These are our favorite Bali Shopping Tours.

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Our Take on the Best Cinemas in Bali

From the top local chain picture houses to independent cinemas, we cover them all. Read our blog for more inspiration about cinemas in Bali.

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25 of Bali’s Most Stunning Waterfalls

Are you in for an adventure and to discover Bali’s incredible nature? Then a day of exploring the island’s most (or least) popular waterfalls is an activity to add to your list.

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One thing is sure: when in Bali, one should visit at least one temple. Not sure which one to visit? Here’s an overview of Bali’s 20 most populair temples.

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Eat Pray Love Tour

Explore where the famous Elizabeth Gilbert memoir got its start on this one-of-a-kind Bali exploration. Book the famous Eat Pray Love tour here.

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Bali Horse Riding Tour

You can imagine experiencing the idyllic views of Bali by way of horseback, or you can choose to embark on this Bali Horse Riding Tour and live it.

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Balinese for a Day

Learn about all things Balinese, from food to religion and everything in between. That’s what this special day tour is designed for.

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North Bali Tour

A tour through Bali’s mountainous region in the north may prove to you that this island is more than its sand and sea.

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Bali Instagram Tour

If you’re a traveler who’s keen on sharing photos, this tour through Bali will get you to all the picturesque places you need to be.

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Bali Wake Park

Experience a new adventure at Bali Wake Park. This premier watersport experience boasts a cable park and an aqua park for a fun day out.

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Bali Zoo

The Bali Zoo is a fully functioning habitat for a number of the world’s most exotic species. Bali Zoo offers fun activities for the whole family.

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Central Bali Tour

Central Bali is chock full of amazing sites, and this full-day Central Bali tour lets you see them all. Click through to read more.

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