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!

Woman in red dress on a swing in the rice paddies in Bali

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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Meduwe Karang Temple

Meduwe Karang Temple

The main shrine of Meduwe Karang Temple is a bas-relief of Nieuwenkamp, a Dutch artist considered to be first European to visit Bali in 1906.
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gunung kawi temple

Gunung Kawi Temple

With 10 shrines cut out of the rock face, the Gunung Kawi temple is considered one of the most unique temples in Bali.
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Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple

Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple

Built on natural spring, Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple is considered to be one of the most peaceful, tranquil, and prettiest sanctuaries.
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Goa Gajah Temple

Goa Gajah Temple

A holy archaeological site, Goa Gajah Temple is a very popular tourist site and is still in active use as a site of worship.
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Bukit Sari Temple

Bukit Sari Temple

You'll find Bukit Sari Temple inside the Sangeh Monkey Forest. It's one of the largest of four temples ruled by grey long-tail macaques.
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Masceti Temple

Masceti – 9 Directional Temples of Bali

The Masceti Temple is located on the sacred beach of Masceti, a place to find true spiritual escape as it's barely visited by the tourists.
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Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu – 9 Directional Temples of Bali

Resting on top of a steep cliff, Uluwatu Temple is popular for its magnificent location. It's one of the top places to visit for sunset.
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Ulun Danu Bratan Temple

Ulun Danu Bratan – 9 Directional Temples of Bali

Mostly surrounded by calm lake, Ulun Danu Bratan Temple is probably one of the most iconic and scenic temples of the island.
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Ulun Danu Batur Temple

Ulun Danu Batur – 9 Directional Temples of Bali

Bali's second most important temple was rebuilt by the villagers after it was destroyed by the Mount Batur volcano when it erupted in 1926.
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Pasar Agung Temple

Pasar Agung – 9 Directional Temples of Bali

Pasar Agung Temple protects the island from evil spirits and is considered the market of the gods. The place is full of power and energy.
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Lempuyang Temple

Lempuyang – 9 Directional Temples of Bali

Also known as the "Stairways to Heaven," the Lempuyang Temple has seven temples built long the stairway to the peak of the mountain.
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Besakih Temple

Besakih – 9 Directional Temples of Bali

The mother of all Hindu temple and also considered as Bali's most important temple complex, Besakih Temple houses 86 temples.
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Bali Wake Park | Bali Buddies

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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Family Fun at Bali Zoo

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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Lembongan Day Trips

Nusa Lembongan Day Trips Nusa Lembongan is a lovely Island and can be reached by boat from Bali within only 30 minutes. This piece of paradise offers world-class snorkeling for both the experienced snorkeler and novices. You can venture out on a snorkeling

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Ghost Hotel Bedugul - View | Bali's Best Haunted Places | Abandoned Places in Bali

Abandoned Places in Bali

If you always liked listening to ghost stories, then go on an read ours. We’ve visited some of Bali’s abandoned places. Read our experience in this blog.

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Yeh Mampeh Waterfall

Yeh Mampeh Waterfall

Yeh Mampeh Waterfall is very suitable for those who like to go for an adventure as it’ll take a 1.5km trek to reach the place. Read more.

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