Beach Travel Guide

Beach Travel Guide

Exploring Bali

If you're dreaming of a tropical paradise with stunning beaches, lush landscapes, and vibrant culture, Bali should be at the top of your travel bucket list. This Indonesian island offers a diverse range of experiences, from thrilling outdoor adventures to serene moments of relaxation. Whether you're an adventure seeker, a beach lover, or a culture enthusiast, Bali has something for everyone.

Indeed, it isn't just a destination for adventure seekers and honeymooners—it's also a fantastic place for families to explore together.

Here's our guide to the best activities, beaches, sights, and eating options in Bali

Best Activities

Surfing in Uluwatu 

Head to Uluwatu, home to some of the best surf breaks in Bali. Whether you're a seasoned surfer or a beginner, you'll find waves suited to your skill level. Don't miss the iconic Uluwatu Temple perched on a cliff overlooking the ocean.

Hiking Mount Batur

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Bali's landscapes with a sunrise hike up Mount Batur. Trekking to the summit in the early morning hours is rewarded with panoramic views of the sunriseover Lake Batur and the surrounding volcanic scenery.

Exploring Ubud

Immerse yourself in Bali's rich culture and arts scene in Ubud. Visit the Ubud Monkey Forest, explore traditional markets, and discover the region's artistic heritage at local galleries and workshops.

Waterbom Bali

Treat the kids to a day of aquatic fun at Waterbom Bali, Asia's number one water park. With thrilling slides, lazy rivers, and splash zones for little ones, there's plenty of excitement for the whole family.

Bali Treetop Adventure Park

Let the kids unleash their inner Tarzan at Bali Treetop Adventure Park. Located in Bedugul Botanical Gardens, this treetop adventure course offers thrilling challenges and zip lines suitable for children of all ages.

Taman Safari Bali 

Embark on a safari adventure at Taman Safari, where families can get up close and personal with exotic animals from around the world. Enjoy safari bus rides, animal encounters, and entertaining live shows.

Most Beautiful Beaches 

Kuta Beach 

Known for its lively atmosphere and excellent surf, Kuta Beach is a popular spot for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports. Watch the sunset while sipping on a cocktail at one of the beachfront bars.


Nusa Dua Beach

If you're seeking tranquility and luxury, head to Nusa Dua Beach. This pristine stretch of coastline is lined with upscale resorts, offering a serene retreat away from the crowds.

Kelingking Beach

Probably the most photographed beach in Bali, it is known for its rocky cliff looking like a T-rex. Make sure to wear good shoes as the access is quite perilous. Once there, you’ll enjoy pristine white sand as well as crystal waters.

Padang Padang Beach

Hidden beneath towering cliffs, Padang Padang Beach is a hidden gem withcrystal-clear waters and soft white sand. It's a favorite spot for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing.


Sanur Beach

With its calm waters and shallow depths, Sanur Beach is ideal for families with young children. Spend a day building sandcastles, swimming in the gentle waves, and enjoying beachside picnics.


Must-Visit Sights

Tanah Lot Temple

Marvel at the beauty of Tanah Lot Temple, one of Bali's most iconic landmarks. Perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the sea, this ancient temple is particularly stunning at sunset.

Tegallalang Rice Terraces

Lose yourself in the beauty of Bali's lush green rice terraces in Tegallalang. Take a leisurely stroll through the terraced fields or enjoy a meal with a view at one of the nearby cafes.

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Get up close and personal with Bali's cheeky residents at the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud. Home to hundreds of playful macaques, this lush jungle sanctuary is a must-visit for animal lovers.

Where to eat?


BKeto Bali $$ Super lead-back local and dishes to choose from including ketogenic-friendly options.  Breakfasts here are a must try with pancakes and homemade jam!

Blacklist Coffee Roasters $$ Coffee lovers? This is your place to enjoy the so awaited morning coffee in a cozy setting, featuring a selection of specialty coffees and a brunch menu.

Blou Cafe $$ For night owls alike, here you can enjoy an all-day breakfast with a wide variety of dishes to choose from including fruit platters, freshly squeezed juices, acai bowls, toasts…


Waroeng Bernadette $ located in the heart of Seminyak, a place where you can taste the famous Indonesian Rendang with a lot more options also available for vegans. Everything is homemade in the traditional style and from fresh ingredients.

Grazing on the green $$ The beach club offers a mix of relaxation and lively entertainment with sunset views, a variety of food and drink options.

Sukun $$ Indonesian Cuisine in a tropical setting, with a laid-back summer vibe. The menu is made from fresh produce and seasonal specialties featuring home-style dishes with a modern twist.

Locavore$$$: Experience contemporary Indonesian cuisine at its finest at Locavore. This award-winning restaurant in Ubud showcases the best of Bali's culinary heritage with innovative dishes crafted from seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.


Warung Mendez $ Enjoy delicious Indonesian comfort food at Warung Mendez in Seminyak. This cozy eatery serves up hearty dishes like nasi goreng and mie goreng at affordable prices.

Naughty Nuri's $$ One of the best steak house of the island. The ribs are to die for. The meat is flavorful and tender. The staff Is amazing and so friendly with kids, making it a family-friendly spot to try absolutely.

Bumbu Bali $$$ Treat the family to an authentic Balinese dining experience at Bumbu Bali in Nusa Dua. This upscale restaurant offers a family-friendly atmosphere and a menu of traditional Balinese dishes served in a charming garden setting. 

Swept Away at The Samaya$$$: Indulge in a romantic riverside dining experience at Swept Away. Set amidst lush tropical gardens, this upscale restaurant offers a menu of gourmet dishes featuring fresh local ingredients.

Enjoy your trip to Bali and don't forget your ultimate beach ally; My Summer fan beach broom! xoxo

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