When planning a vacation to the island of Bali, the first thing you will look for is information about tourist attractions on the island of Bali.
After you get information about interesting tourist attractions on the island of Bali, then you will discuss with your family, friends, partners who you will invite to vacation in Bali. For those of you who have already been on vacation to the island of Bali, planning the tourist attractions that you will visit is much easier.
However, for those of you for the first time on vacation to the island of Bali, chances are, you will not know, which tourist attraction in Bali is suitable for you to visit. So, on this page, I will write a guide to 20 tourist attractions to visit in Bali.
Here is a list of 20 tourist attractions to visit in Bali which awere very popular and always a priority for tourists to visit during a long vacation to the island of Bali.
- Tanah Lot Temple
Number 1 in the list of 20 tourist attractions to visit in Bali is the Tanah Lot Bali temple. Tanah Lot if translated into Indonesian means land in the middle of the sea. Tanah means land, Lot means sea. As the name implies, when you have a vacation to the Tanah Lot temple, you will find a temple that sits on top of a large rock against the background of the southern sea. This large rock is in the middle of the sea and at high tide, the rock looks separate from the land. The main attraction of the Tanah Lot temple is the beautiful sunset view, with the silhouette of the Tanah Lot temple. Chime in with the waves of the south sea that hit the rocks. At this moment, you will see many tourists who will take photos.
- Kuta Beach
Kuta beach attractions will always be included in the list of tourist attractions to visit on the island of Bali for tourists who have their first vacation to Bali. The main thing that makes Kuta beach crowded with tourist visits because it offers a long stretch of white sand beach and sunset views.
The waves on Kuta beach are quite large and suitable for beginner surfing activities. If you want to swim with children, your child must always be under adult supervision. The main activity of tourists while on vacation to Kuta beach is sitting relaxed on the beach, swimming, and watching the sunset view.
Due to the high interest of vacationers to Kuta beach, traffic jams will occur almost every day around the beach. In addition to beach attractions, tourism facilities around the Kuta tourist area are very complete. You will easily find accommodation, places to eat, shopping malls and nightclubs.
- Pura Ulun Danu Beratan Bedugul
Before you go on vacation to Bali, you will see a lot of beautiful temple photos on Instagram, and you don’t know where it is and the name of the temple. If you have ever seen a photo of a temple that looks in the middle of a lake, the name of this tourist spot is Pura Ulun Danu Beratan Bedugul.
Ulun Danu Temple, located on the edge of Lake Beratan in the tourist area of Bedugul. According to Wikipedia, the location of Lake Beratan Bedugul is at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level. Therefore, the air around the Ulun Danu Beratan temple area is very cool. The interesting things that make Ulun Danu Beratan temple popular with tourists;
The unique view of Ulun Danu temple which looks floating in the middle of Lake Beratan, so it looks unique in the photo, cool mountain air, garden arrangement around the temple area. The location of the Ulun Danu Beratan temple is close to the location of the Bali Botanic Garden.
- Uluwatu temple or Pura Luhur Uluwatu
Uluwatu temple or Pura Luhur Uluwatu has always been a popular tourist spot for tourists who are first on vacation to the island of Bali. Interesting things that tourists can see at Uluwatu temple such as;
- The temple is located at the top of a high cliff, with a cliff height of about 70 meters.
- The uniqueness of temple architecture.
- There are many long tailed macaques around the temple area.
- From the top of the cliff, tourists can see the view of the Indian Ocean.
- Towards sunset, tourists can watch the sunset view of the Indian Ocean from the top of the cliff without obstruction.
- The location for watching the Kecak Api dance is the most famous on the island of Bali.
- View of Lake & Mount Batur Kintamani
Apart from the Bedugul area, the tourist area on the island of Bali which is also in the mountains is the Kintamani tourist spot. The altitude of the Kintamani area is around 1,500 meters above sea level, so the air in the Kintamani area is very cool.
The main attraction of vacationers to Kintamani is seeing the view of Lake Batur and the view of Mount Batur. There are many locations to see the scenic views of Lake Batur and views of Mount Batur. The favorite location to see the view of the mountain and lake Batur is in the village of Penelokan. Most tourists see the view of the mountain and lake Batur in Penelokan village, while enjoying a buffet lunch at the Grand Puncak Sari Kintamani restaurant.
- Bali Safari Marine Park
If you are on a family vacation to Bali with children, then you must visit the Bali Safari & Marine Park tourist attractions. Bali Safari & Marine Park is a zoo which has a very large area, approximately 400,000 square meters. The uniqueness of Bali Safari & Marine Park, every type of animal roams freely in a large area. Because the area is very large, so that visitors can see animals directly, visitors will ride a safari vehicle. This activity is known as the Safari Journey. Interesting things that make many tourists interested in having a vacation to Bali Safari & Marine Park such as;
There are more than 400 species of animals.
Visitors can see endangered species of Indian white tigers and Komodo dragons.
There is a theater show, called the Bali Agung Show.
- Tanjung Benoa Beach
Most tourists who have a vacation to Tanjung Benoa beach are interested in participating in Tanjung Benoa water sports activities. There are many choices for Bali water sports activities on the Tanjung Benoa beach. For example, parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat, rolling donut, snorkeling and many other options.
The things that make Tanjung Benoa beach a favorite location for water sports activities in Bali are because;
- The waves on the Tanjung Benoa beach are very calm.
- The stretch of Tanjung Benoa coastline is very long, with a smooth, yellowish white texture.
- There are many choices of marine tourism rides at low prices.
- All choices of water sports rides are designed for beginners or participants who have no experience in water sports.
The location of Tanjung Benoa beach is close to the Nusa Dua tourist area.
- Ubud Monkey Forest
Ubud tourist attractions have many choices of vacation objects. Of the many choices of tourist attractions in Ubud, Ubud Monkey Forest has always been a favorite tourist spot for tourists who are first on vacation to the island of Bali.
Interesting things that tourists can see while on vacation to Ubud Monkey Forest such as;
- Protected forest area with very tall trees.
- Tourists can see long tailed macaques.
- A temple in a forest area.
- Nusa Penida Island
Adjacent to the island of Nusa Lembongan, there is the island of Nusa Penida which is also included in the territory of the provincial government of Bali even though it is separated by the sea. Since the last 4 years, Nusa Penida Island has become very popular and has received many tourist visits. Most tourists who have a vacation to the island of Nusa Penida are tourists who are looking for a natural atmosphere and want to get good and unique photos.
There are several tourist attractions in Nusa Penida that are currently very famous and often seen on Instagram, such as Kelingking beach, Broken Beach, Angel’s Billabong, Atuh beach Nusa Penida. If you have more vacation time in Bali, it’s a good idea to also visit the island of Nusa Penida.
- Tegalalang Rice Terraces
Apart from white sand beaches, Bali tourism is also famous for having many terraced rice fields. There are two famous rice terraces in Bali, namely, the Jatiluwih rice terraces and the Tegalalang rice terraces.
Because the location of the Tegalalang terraced rice fields is close to the center of the Ubud Bali area, making Tegalalang terraced rice fields more visited by tourists.
- Interesting things that tourists can see or do in the Tegalalang terraced rice fields such as,
- Photo with a background of terraced rice fields.
- Hang out at one of the cafes with a view of the terraced rice fields.
- Currently, Bali swing activities are available in the Tegalalang terraced rice fields.
- Trekking around the rice fields.