Things to do
Whatever scene you’re looking for, you’ll find it in Bali. Party all night in Kuta and Seminyak, relax alongside temples and nature in Ubud or indulge at five-star resorts in Jimbaran. For a day of peaceful reflection, wander through the lush green rice paddies of Jatiluwih or take a walk along the palm tree-lined beach of Lovina dotted with traditional outrigger canoes.
More than just its beachside resorts and pampering spa treatments, Bali is covered in fascinating culture, religious sites and otherworldly landscapes. An immersion into Balinese culture wouldn’t be complete without visiting at least one of the ancient temples found around the island, such as Uluwatu Temple and Pura Besakih. For a postcard-perfect photo of Bali, visit Pura Tanah Lot at sunset and glimpse this unique wonder perched on a rocky islet.
Water-based activities, such as snorkelling and diving, are always rewarding in Bali, where colourful reefs offer an adventurous day of exploring unique marine life. Try white-water rafting along the Ayung River, catch a wave in the surf town of Canggu, or reach new heights at the active volcano Mount Batur, where you’re spoiled for choice with beautiful landscapes.
End your days dining on a variety of traditional fares such as chopped coconut with pork or duck stuffed with spices, or head to a market for fresh, local seafood and gourmet eateries along the coast. For a perfect escape from the traditional tourist areas, start your day with a sunrise dolphin-watching cruise or watch the famous surf breaks on nearby Nusa Lembongan.
The best way to get around Bali is via a hired car and driver. With its chaotic traffic and affordable taxi prices, visitors can have the freedom of roaming the country without the stress of navigating its streets themselves. Scooter rentals are also available, in addition to bicycles, for traversing shorter distances.
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W Bali – Seminyak
Featuring a private beach, a saltwater swimming pool and free Wi-Fi, W Bali – Seminyak is situated in Seminyak and offers art deco accommodation. Some of the facilities provided at this vibrant 5-star resort are a Jacuzzi and a Turkish steam bath.
Guests can enjoy the sun on the terrace or have a beverage at the bar. It offers family-friendly amenities, with room layouts and services for families of all sizes, plus babysitting/child services and a kids pool. It also features a sun deck with impressive sea and garden views.
W Bali – Seminyak provides trendy rooms equipped with an iPod docking station, a refrigerator and a mini bar, plus all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Each includes its very own bathroom with slippers, a hair dryer and bathrobes.
Breakfast is served daily at Starfish Bloo, specialising in Asian fare. A variety of cafés and restaurants are also found in close proximity to the property.
W Bali – Seminyak is surrounded by the area’s popular tourist attractions, including Batu Belig Beach and Petitenget Temple, which are a short walk away. Canggu and Kerobokan are located a short drive away.