Leisure Activities in Bali

All year round, leisure activities in Bali provide a wide range of options for every age group. Bali is loaded with lavish shopping areas, resorts, restaurants, and spas that ensure that your trip to Bali is hassle-free. From a convincing landscape and outdoor to some world-class stay options and facilities, Bali packs an incredible amount of diversity in the luxury activities it offers. So be it a family vacation, a friends reunion or a solo trip to feed your wanderlust, these activities in Bali are a must try for a leisurely vacation!

Let's explore our list of recreational & leisure places in Bali:

  1. Tirta Empul

    4.6 (5778 Votes)
    Tirta Empul

    Religious Site, Temple, Water Body, Hot Spring

    Settled near the town of Tampaksiring, Tirta Empul is a beautiful Hindu water temple and a popular attraction in Bali. The place is known to see a lot of visitors every day. Walking inside the temple, you will come across the temple compound that has petirtaan in it. A petirtaan is a bathing structure filled with holy spring water used for purification rituals and festivals. Apart from petirta...Read more
  2. Jemeluk Beach

    4.4 (2254 Votes)
    Jemeluk Beach

    Beach, Leisure

    This pretty beach is in Purwakerti Village. Its lovely landscape is worth strolling over, canoeing, and taking photographs of. The beach is clean, the water is clear and shallow. For all that it looks pretty on the outside, the main beauty of this beach lines under its waves. The marine life here living in the beautiful coral is exotic and colorful, and it is one of the best places on the isla...Read more
  3. Jimbaran Bay

    4.7 (13279 Votes)
    Jimbaran Bay

    Outdoors, Beach, Restaurant, Leisure

    One of the best beaches in Bali! The white sands are fascinating and having dinner here is a great pleasure because of the variety of restaurants serving local seafood. A great way to spend evenings when in Bali! Added to this, the little canopies of leafy tropical forest form as hidden spots where you would love to get hidden behind the greenery without getting bothered about the outside worl...Read more
  4. Seminyak

    Outdoors, Beach, Restaurant, Leisure

    This is a beach town in Bali offering some of the finest beach experiences in the Bali Island. The Seminyak beach is a white sand beach with alluring view of the sea and ideal for surfing. Seminyak also has an interesting 16th century temple called Pura Petitenget good for a quick visit. Petitenget Beach is also a temple beach worth visiting. World-class hotels, spas and restaurants are availa...Read more
  5. Legian Beach

    Outdoors, Beach, Water Park, Walking Area

    This sugary sand beach is probably the second best after Kuta for the people of Bali as well as tourists. With the turquoise blue water bordering the shore, the white sand looks more prominent from a distance. Enjoy a soulful evening walk along the beach. The experience will surely lift your mood. Not to miss out is its extravagant nightlife. With numerable party places located right on the bea...Read more
  6. Gitgit Waterfall

    4.3 (5279 Votes)
    Gitgit Waterfall

    Forest, Water Body, Leisure, Picnic Spot

    Located slightly away from the bustling city life, this mesmerizing waterfall is surely going to impress you. A narrow hiking trail for few distance from the main road connecting Bedugul and Singaraja will lead you to this waterfall. As the 40meter cascade fallsinto a rocky pool, the roaring sound of the water will definitely put you in trance. If you are game, take a plunge into the cool water...Read more
  7. Echo Beach

    4.3 (745 Votes)
    Echo Beach

    Temple, Beach, View Point, Cafe

    Its original indigenous name refers to a deity whose temple can be found close by. But that is not the beach’s main attraction. Echo Beach is part of a series of beaches - Berawa, Seseh and Pererenan - in the Canggu region that is appreciated by surfers. The reef breaks sends up wonderful swells of waters; these waters are for advanced surfers only. There are shacks along the beach sellin...Read more
  8. Banjar Hot Springs

    4.3 (387 Votes)
    Banjar Hot Springs

    Hot Spring

    1.5 kilometers to the west of the Brahmavihara Arama Buddhist monastery is a centuries-old hot spring complex. It's not hard to find the hot springs. Just follow the signs and the lines of souvenir shops. There are four major pools, supplied with amenities such as restrooms, changing rooms, spa and lockers. There's also a restaurant and snacks. Surrounded by lush green tropical vegetation on al...Read more
  9. Taman Nusa

    4.4 (287 Votes)
    Taman Nusa

    Art And Culture, Park, Historical Site

    This 15 hectare park with 60 traditional historic houses accurately recreated, exhibits inside the houses and in the open-air, with artefacts from across all of the Indonesian islands is a fantastic cultural aggregation. The whole point of the park is to highlight the uniqueness of the characters of different corners of Indonesia. It will take you through history from Prehistory, to the Bronze ...Read more
  10. Lipah Beach

    4.4 (240 Votes)
    Lipah Beach

    Beach, Leisure

    The locals are nice. You can sun bath at the beach. It's a lovely place to relax, especially with the traditional masseurs at the beach. But none of these are the reason you are here. There's only one activity that beats all else. Snorkelling: Almost immediately into the water from the beach, just a few meters down, you will spot an underwater wonder world. The thriving coral reefs over here ar...Read more
  11. Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park

    Park, Monument, Leisure

    This sixty hectare cultural park is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu and his mount, the Garuda. As of time of writing, construction on the gigantic statue monument of Vishnu is ongoing, with the upper body and hands completed, and also the Garuda’s head. It is being sculpted by Nyoman Nuarta, a Balinese artist. See the fountain next to it, which is called the Parahyangan Somaka Giri; it ...Read more
  12. Lovina Beach

    Outdoors, Beach, Leisure, Picnic Spot

    Stay here, have a sunbath, dive in the sea, have a soothing swim, relax and pamper yourself- Lovina beach is one of the most beautiful beaches and Bali and needless to say, is a must-visit! Don’t forget to catch a glimpse of the dolphins. Infact, dolphin watching is considered as one of the prime factor responsible for attracting tourists throughout the year. 
  13. Nyang Nyang Beach

    4.6 (170 Votes)
    Nyang Nyang Beach

    Beach, Leisure

    The high cliff that tower over this beach also make access to it quite difficult. On the upside, that means this is one of the most untouched beaches you’ll find on this side of Bali. There are two halves to Nyang-Nyang beach, divided by a large headland. If you like shipwrecks you should have definitely had to down to the eastern half of the beach, where on the western end you will find ...Read more
  14. Berawa Beach

    4.4 (119 Votes)
    Berawa Beach

    Beach, Leisure

    This beach has two stand out features. The first is the largest lagoon on this side of the coast on the island of Bali. The second is the rocky reef that churns up large surfing waves. The beach isn't most conducive to swimming or snorkeling as the currents are strong, but it's a pleasant place otherwise. It is especially beautiful at sunset. There are always sunbeds and loungers on the beach, ...Read more
  15. Gunung Payung Beach

    4.5 (101 Votes)
    Gunung Payung Beach

    Beach, Leisure

    Taking its name from the temple up on the cliff, the Pura Dhang Kahyangan Gunung Payung, this beach isn’t the easiest to access, but is definitely worth getting to. Approach the cliffs past the temple and look for a long flight of steps that lead down - about 300 of them - and remember that you’ll have to climb all those steps back up. The remote location and the difficult access ke...Read more