Top things to do

Top Choice Hindu Temple in Ulu Watu & Around

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 Nusa Dua

Pasifika Museum

When groups from nearby resorts aren’t around, you’ll probably have this large museum to yourself. A collection of art from Pacific Ocean cultures spans several centuries and includes more than 600 paintings (don't …
Top Choice Balinese in Tanjung Benoa

Bumbu Bali

Long-time resident and cookbook author Heinz von Holzen, his wife Puji, and their well-trained and enthusiastic staff serve exquisitely flavoured dishes at this superb restaurant. Many diners opt for one of several …
Top Choice Beach in Jimbaran

Jimbaran Beach

One of Bali’s best beaches, Jimbaran’s 4km-long arc of sand is mostly clean and there is no shortage of places to get a snack, a drink, a seafood dinner or to rent a sunlounger. The bay is protected by an unbroken c…
Top Choice Cafe in Bingin

Cashew Tree

The place to hang out in Bingin. Surfers and beach-goers gather in this large garden for tasty vegetarian meals. Expect the likes of burritos, salads, sandwiches and smoothies. It's also a good spot for a drink; Thu…
Top Choice Dance in Ulu Watu & Around

Kecak Dance

Although the performance obviously caters for tourists, the gorgeous setting at Pura Luhur Ulu Watu in a small amphitheatre in a leafy part of the grounds makes it one of the more evocative on the island. The views …
Top Choice Market in Jimbaran

Jimbaran Fish Market

A popular morning stop on a Bukit Peninsula amble, this fish market is smelly, lively and frenetic – watch where you step. Brightly painted boats bob along the shore while huge cases of everything from small sardine…
Beach in Ungasan & Around

Green Bowl Beach

One of the Bukit's southern-facing cove beaches, Green Bowl is reached by a pretty and strenuous walk down 300 concrete steps that begin near the Pura Batu Pageh temple and the failed Bali Cliff Resort. This splotch…
Ceramics in Jimbaran

Jenggala Keramik Bali Ceramics

This modern warehouse showcases beautiful ceramic homewares that are a favourite Balinese purchase. There’s a viewing area where you can watch production, as well as a cafe. Ceramic courses are available for adults …
Cafe in Bingin

Drifter

Right at the turn to Bingin, this new outlet of the awesome Seminyak surf shop has a great cafe that will tempt anyone driving past. All the Drifter surf goods are on offer, plus you can settle back at a table insid…