Top things to do in Bali

Top Choice Waterfall in Munduk

Banyu Wana Amertha Waterfalls

Newly developed as a tourist attraction in early 2018, the falls here are among the best on Bali. It’s about a 20-minute walk from the car park; a 500m trail, which is paved only with concrete stones and logs, winds…
Top Choice Bar in Seminyak

La Favela

An alluring, mysterious entry seduces you into full bohemian flair at La Favela, one of Bali's coolest and most original nightspots. Themed rooms lead you on a confounding tour from dimly lit speakeasy cocktail loun…
Top Choice Literature in Ubud

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

Southeast Asia's major literary event brings together writers and readers from around the world in a five-day celebration of writing – especially writing that touches on Bali.
Top Choice Gallery in Ubud

Agung Rai Museum of Art

If you only visit one museum in Ubud, make it this one. Founder Agung Rai built his fortune selling Balinese artwork to foreigners in the 1970s, and during his time as a dealer he also built one of Indonesia's most …
Top Choice Waterfall in Singaraja

Sekumpul Waterfall

Sitting 18km southeast of Singaraja, some six or seven separate waterfalls – all fed by upland streams – pour up to 80m over cliffs in a verdant bamboo-forested valley. From the car park, it's a hilly 45-minute, 1km…
Top Choice Hindu Temple in Gunung Agung

Pura Besakih

Perched nearly 1000m up the side of Gunung Agung, this is Bali's most important Hindu temple. The site encompasses 23 separate but related temples, with the largest and most important being Pura Penataran Agung, bui…
Top Choice Hindu Temple in Ulu Watu

Pura Luhur Ulu Watu

This important temple is perched precipitously on the southwestern tip of the peninsula, atop sheer cliffs that drop straight into the ceaseless surf. You enter through an unusual arched gateway flanked by statues o…
Top Choice Museum in Sanur

Museum Le Mayeur

Artist Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres (1880–1958) arrived in Bali in 1932, and married the beautiful Legong dancer Ni Polok three years later, when she was just 15. They lived in this compound back when Sanur was …
Top Choice Hindu Temple in Gunung Batukau Area

Pura Luhur Batukau

On the slopes of Gunung Batukau, Pura Luhur Batukau was the state temple when Tabanan was an independent kingdom. It has a seven-roofed meru (multiroofed shrine) dedicated to Maha Dewa, the mountain’s guardian spiri…
Top Choice Gallery in Ubud

Neka Art Museum

Offering an excellent introduction to Balinese art, this impressive museum displays its top-notch collection of works in a series of pavilions and halls. Don't miss the multi-room Balinese Painting Hall, which showc…