Bali Travel Guide


Bali Travel Guides:
Nothing beats a travel guide book when you’re on the ground and traveling in Bali. Here are some of our recommendations as Bali experts:

Bali has many areas of interest, each with great places to eat, activities and places to shop. Here is a selection of the top destinations in Bali.

SOUTH BALI

Tuban:

  • Map:
Map of Tuban

  • Area Guide:
Kuta Area Guide

  • Restaurants:
Batan Waru: Indonesian restaurant in Tuban Bali
B’Couple Bar N’ Grill: Tuban Bali
Bluefin: Japanese Fusion in Tuban Bali
Yan’s Cafe: Tuban Bali

  • Shopping:
Nike Store: Tuban Bali

  • Activities:
Tuban Bali
Mads Lange’s Tomb: Kuta Bali

Kuta:

  • Map:
Map of Kuta-Legian
  • Area Guide:
Kuta Area Guide
  • Restaurants:
Stadium Cafe in Tuban Bali
Hallo Restaurants: Bali guide to eating out
Fat Yogi’s Kuta Bali
Classic Cafe: Kuta Galeria Bali
ESC: Giant portions in Kuta Bali

  • Shopping:
Pasar Seni Kuta Bali
Kuta Kidz: Clothing for youngsters in Kuta Bali
Omahara – Paintings Art Shop
Global Chiropractic Kuta Bali
Guitars in Matahari Kuta Square
Camera Shopping in Kuta Bali
X-treme Store: Kuta Galeria Bali
CBN Internet Service Provider: Kuta Galeria Bali
Kuta Galeria Bali
The Station: Surf gear in Kuta Bali

  • Activities:

  • Services:
Bali Bombing Monument: Kuta

Legian:

  • Map:
Map of Legian Bali

  • Area Guide:
  • Restaurants:
Barcelona Bar & Restaurant in Legian Bali
Blue Ocean Beach Bali

Legian hotels & restaurants
Rituals Cafe Legian Bali
Seaside Restaurant: Legian Bali

  • Shopping:
Vespa scooters in Legian Bali
Dyene Square: Fashion & Gallery in Legian Bali
Jl. Legian in Legian Bali

  • Activities:

Seminyak:

  • Map:
Map of Seminyak-Petitenget

  • Area Guide:
  • Restaurants:
Ku De Ta: The crown jewel in Bali’s beachside crown
Hu’u: Cosmopolitan relaxation in Kerobokan Bali
Hot tips for Indonesian food in Seminyak Bali
Cafe Moka: French Cafe in Seminyak Bali
thE sunseT: A Latin Flavoured restaurant in Seminyak
Lunch at Warung Kolega in Kerobokan Bali
Cafe Cure Seminyak Bali
Warung Mimpi: Seminyak Bali

  • Shopping:
Suka Asih Art Shop: Seminyak Bali
Lulu: Seminyak Bali
Neko: Colorful clothing in Seminyak Bali
Bali Kaya: Womens beachwear in Seminyak Bali
Bravo Lamps in Seminyak Bali
Furniture in Seminyak Bali
Bintang Mulia: Drums in Seminyak Bali
Dejong clothes shop in Seminyak Bali
Mayong Tailors: Seminyak Bali
Ligora Lamps: Seminyak Bali

  • Activities:

  • Nightlife:
Bacio: Luxury nightlife in Bali

Sanur:

  • Map:
Map of Sanur
  • Area Guide:
Sanur Area Guide

  • Restaurants:
Pregina: Balinese restaurant in Sanur
Warung Mak Beng: Sanur, Bali
The Cat & Fiddle Pub in Sanur Bali
Cafe Batujimbar in Sanur Bali

  • Shopping:

Wage Silver: Jewelry in Sanur Bali
Wage Silver is a silver jewelry shop located on Jl. Danau Tamblingan, in Sanur. Items on offer include silver and shell bracelets for 272,500rp, earrings for 78,000rp, small necklaces with a stone for 93,500rp, silver rings for 85,000rp-110,000rp, ankle bracelets for 90,000rp. Wholesale prices of 25% discount, can be had for 10 pieces, or a repeat customer.

Gopi Style: Cushions in Sanur Bali:
Gopi Style is a cute little shop in Sanur, that specializes in cushions. Located on Jl. Danau Tamblingan Perahu, the shop is quite visible, due to the bright colored cushions in the window. Cushion covers are stacked inside the shop and available for 40,000rp-70,000rp. The inside stuffing is an extra 22,500rp. Cushions come in a variety of styles, including Japanese, Chinese and Indian. The staff told me that all the items are made in the shop and the predominant material is cotton.

Paris Van Java: Shoes in Sanur Bali:
Paris Van Java is a shoe shop in Sanur. Located on Jl. Danau Tamblingan, the small shop stocks ethnic wooden shoes, made in Bandung Java. Checking out a couple of pairs, I saw that they are made of wood, with a black, rubber, thread, the tops sections coming in a selection of colors and styles. The shoes are all handmade and can be made to order. When I visited, there was a sale on, 20% – 50% off of selected items.

Bali Primitive Design: Ethnic t-shirts in Sanur Bali:
Bali Primitive Design is located on Jl. Danau Toba in Sanur, and sells t-shirts, with primitive designs. There is something like this on Jl. Legian in Kuta too. While I was in the shop, I asked the female staff where the t-shirts were made. A deep voice said, “We make them here.” Sitting behind the counter, was a Balinese man working on a computer. He designs all the shirts and creates them.

Agus Art Shop in Sanur Bali:
Sanur Bali has a decent beach and was really the first resort area in Bali. Sanur appeals to European tourists and is family friendly with good hotels, plenty of shops and places to eat and a lower stress environment than Kuta.

  • Activities:

The Le Mayeur Museum in Sanur Bali
The Le Mayeur Museum is a house structure containing some examples of the work of Belgian artist Adrien Jean Le Mayeur de Merpes.

Turtle Facility Serangan:
Serangan island or Turtle Island is reached is connected to the mainland by a causeway and really only accessible at low tide. The island is also home to one of Bali’s six most sacred temples – Pura Sakenan.

Mangrove Information Centre Sanur:
Located on Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai at Suwung Kauh, the information centre is an education in itself on the ecology and management of Mangroves. There are two trails to choose from – a short route of about one hour, and the other, a longer route of nearly two hours.

Sanur Village Community Farmers Market:
Sanur Beach began offering shoppers a new way to do their weekly purchases of home-made breads and organic farm produce through the trial-launch of a new concept Farmers Market according to an article in the Bali Discovery.

Bukit:

  • Map:
Map of Bukit Peninsula

  • Area Guide:
Bukit Area Guide
Garuda Wisnu Kencana Complex: Bukit Peninsula, Bali
  • Restaurants:
  • Shopping:
  • Activities:

Nusa Dua:

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  • Map:
Map of Nusa Dua & Tanjung Benoa
Nusa Dua Area Guide

  • Map:
Map of Bukit Peninsula
Nusa Dua & Tanjung Benoa

Pantai Geger: Nusa Dua Bali

Nusa Lembongan:

Nusa Lembongan Bali
Accommodation in Jungutbatu & Mushroom Bay on Nusa Lembongan
Map of Jungutbatu & Mushroom Bay: Nusa Lembongan

Denpasar:

  • Map:
Map of Denpasar
  • Area Guide:
Denpasar Area Guide
Denpasar: Bali’s only municipality

  • Shopping:
Pasar Badung market in Denpasar Bali
Ramayana Shopping Mall Denpasar Bali

  • Activities:
Bali museum: Denpasar

Canggu:

  • Map:
Map of Canggu

  • Area Guide:
Pantai Berawa: Canggu Bali

  • Restaurants:
Sukerti’s Restaurant Canggu
Tugu restaurant in Canggu Bali
The Beach House in Canggu Bali

CENTRAL BALI

Kintamani:

  • Map:
Map of Gunung Batur & Danau Batur

Accommodation in Kintamani Bali
Kintamani: What’s the deal with it?

Kintamani: What’s the deal with it?
Accommodation in Kintamani

Central Bali:

The Holy Springs of Tirta Empul: Tampaksaring, Bali
Accommodation in Bedugal Bali
Map of Bedugal, Munduk and Lake Bratan

Jatiluwih:

  • Map:
Map of Gunung Batukaru & Surrounding Areas

Bali highlands scenic walks: Wongayagede / Jatiluwih
Jatiluwih: World Heritage Site

Candi Kuning:

  • Map:
Map of Bedugal, Munduk and Lake Bratan
Bali Botanical Gardens: Candikuning

Munduk:

  • Map:
Map of Bedugal, Munduk and Lake Bratan

Where to stay in Munduk Bali
Munduk & Tamblingan in the highlands of Bali

North Central Bali:
North-Central Bali: What to do on a 3 day trip

Ubud:

  • Map:
Map of Ubud

  • Area Guide:
Ubud Area Guide
Transport in Ubud Bali
Ubud: The perfect base for a peaceful Bali trip

  • Restaurants:
Two of Ubud’s finest offerings
Pura Sarawati & Cafe Lotus in Ubud Bali
Warung Nasi Pak Sedan: Ubud Bali
Cafe Moka vs. Starbucks in Bali
Casa Luna: Dessert & a drink in Ubud Bali
Nomad : Ubud Bali
KAFE : Ubud Bali

  • Shopping:
Suena Handicraft: Carved faces in Tegallalang Bali
Putna Sari – Carved jewelry display in Tegallalang Bali
Mustique: Carved bowls in Peliatan Bali
Jepun Bali: Stoner carver in Sukawati Bali
Gender Mas & Suarti: Ubud Bali
Celuk in silver capitol of Bali

  • Activities:
Simon’s Art Zoo: Ubud Bali
Threads Of Life in Ubud Bali
Smaller museums in Ubud Bali
Gaya Fusion Of Senses Ubud Bali
Sanggeh Monkey Forest Bali
Museum RUNA in Ubud Bali
The Blanco Renaissance Museum in Ubud Bali
Visiting the Lempad House in Ubud Bali
Monkey Forest Ubud Bali
Spoiling yourself in Ubud
Sunrise walks and adventure activities in the Ubud area
Ubud area scenic ride
Museum Blanco: Campuhan Bali
Ubud Spas
Affordable accommodation in Ubud Bali
The Very Bare Necessities of Art: Ubud, Bali
The Neka Art Museum: Ubud Bali
Downtown Ubud accommodation options

EAST BALI

Klungkung:

  • Map:
Map of Klungkung

Klungkung: Accommodation / tourist office / post office
Klungkung Bali: What’s of interest?
History of Klungkung Bali
Gunarsa Museum of Classical & Modern Art: Klungkung Bali
Art in Klungkung Bali: Kamesan village and Art Center

  • Map:
Map of East Bali

  • Area Guide:
East Bali area Guide

Amlapura:

Amlapura

Candi Dasa:

  • Map:
Map of Candi Dasa

  • Area Guide:
Perama bus times in Candi Dasa
Services in Candi Dasa
Candi Dasa: History
Beaches in Candi Dasa

Candi Dasa diving centers

  • Nightlife:
Nightlife in Candi Dasa
Accommodation in Candi Dasa Bali

Amed:

East Bali: Bunutan
East Bali: Lipah beach
Amed Bali
Map of Amed & Aas

Tenganan & Tirtaganga

Tenganan to Tirtaganga hike
Legend of Tenganan
Tenganan: Bali Aga village

Padangbai:

  • Map:
Map of Padangbai

  • Area Guide:
East Area Guide

Beaches at Padangbai Bali

Amed:

  • Map:
Map of Amed & Aas

  • Area Guide:
Amed Area Guide

Amed Area Guide

WEST BALI

Bali Barat National Park:

  • Map:
Map of Bali Barat National Park

Bali Barat National Park
Bali Barat National Park and Marine Reserve: Bali
Waka Shorea: Jungle Huts in Bali
The Tegal Bunder Trail: Bali Barat National Park
Secret Bay

Gilimanuk:

  • Map:
Map of Gilimanuk

Gilimanuk: The port to Java

Yeh Gangga:

  • Map:
Map of West Bali

Yeh Gangga Bali: Where to stay

NORTH BALI

Bunut Bolong: North Bali
Bali’s NE coast: A quiet place to enjoy – Bali’s NE coast: A quiet place to enjoy

Bunut Bolong: North Bali

Lovina:

  • Map:
Map of Anturan
Map of Banyualit
Map of Kaliasem-Temukus
Map of Kalibukbuk
Map of Lovina
Map of North Bali
Map of Tukad-Mungga-Pemaron

  • Area Guide:
Lovina Area Guide

Lovina watersports Bali
Lovina area hike: Asah Gobleg to Selat
Pengastulan: North Bali
What is up in Lovina north Bali?

Singaraja:

Klenteng Ling Gwan Kiong: Singaraja, Bali

LOMBOK

  • Map:
Map of Lombok

Lombok Guide
Bali’s neighbor: Lombok history
Senggigi: The gateway to Lombok
Tembowong, Bangko Bangko & Pandana: SW Lombok
SW Lombok
Lombok overview
Accommodation in Kuta Lombok – https://www.baliblog.com/travel-tips/accommodation-in-kuta-lombok.html
Accommodation in Tetebatu Lombok
Tetebatu Lombok and surrounding areas
Map of Tetebatu Lombok
Map of Kuta Lombok

Gili Islands:

  • Map:
Map of Gili Air
Map of Gili Meno
Map of Gili Trawangan

Travel times in the Gili islands- Perama bus
Boats in Lombok & the Gili Islands
Dangers and annoyances in the Gili Islands / Lombok
Diving in the Gili Islands overview
Gili Meno accommodation
Gili Trawangan accommodation
Gili Air accommodation
Getting to the Gili Islands
The Gili Islands: Overview
Learning to dive in Gili Trawangan Lombok
Gili Meno: Nuts & Bolts
Accommodation on Gili Meno
Map of Gili Meno