43 Reasons Why You Will Fall in Love with Bali

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If you’ve been to Bali before, it’s more than likely you wont need any convincing to go back. Right from the moment you land, you’ll notice Bali is like another world, and the more you explore the island, the more you’ll fall in love. Whether it be the people, the spirituality, the picturesque scenery or exotic weather – it has an atmosphere that will reinvigorate you.

1. Bali is home to the friendliest and most heart-warming people in the world.

2. You will always be greeted with a smile, and locals will go out of their way for you.

3. Because you can adventure through lush tropical rainforests – by foot, ATV, bike or elephant.

4. The Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud.

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5. Because you can take a day trip to other surrounding islands like Lombok, or the Gili Islands.

6. Watching the sunset at Rock bar. Actually, any time of day at Rock bar.

7. Quad biking (with absolutely no safety or instructions). Happy we survived that one.

8. Pink sunsets.

9. The monkey forest in Ubud (with over 7,000 monkeys!).

10. Fresh fruit markets.

11. Indonesian food. Fun fact: If you didn’t eat a serving of rice with your meal, to the Balinese, you haven’t eaten.

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12. Lemon bintags.

13. Seafood platters on the beach at Jimbaran.

14. Waterbom theme park.

15. Because there’s an abandoned plane chilling in someones backyard, and no one knows how or why it’s there.

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16. Coffee farms tucked in the rainforest.

17. Beach clubs.

18. Infinity pools. Especially this one at Munduk Moding Plantation.

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19. There’s over 20,000 temples on the island.

20. Because watching the sunrise from Mount Batur is worth the 4am wake up.

21. Nalu smoothie bowls.

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22. Single Fin in Uluwatu.

23. The Sekumpul waterfalls.

24. The tranquility in Ubud (Note: Eat, Pray, Love).

25. Palm trees.

26. Yoga and meditation retreats.

27. Handmade jewelry from the markets (real silver rings for $5? Um yes!).

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28. Because it’s Summer all year round.

29. This quote from my taxi driver: “No matter how broken, things can always be fixed. There’s no need to throw anything away.”

30. Cocktails. All day, every day.

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{Drinks at Potatohead}

31. Colourful, culture-rich festivals and ceremonies.

32. Because you have the option to stay in a treehouse.

33. Or somewhere completely surrounded by water.

34. The hanging gardens in Ubud.

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35. Luwak Kopi coffee. I dare you to give it a try.

36. Discovering hidden beaches.

37. Cliff jumping at Aling Aling.

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38. Horse riding on the beach during sunset.

39. Sacred caves.

40. Because animals are treated respectfully.

41. Fresh coconut straight off the tree.

42. The natural swimming pool at Nusa Penida.

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43. Because Bali will make you feel alive, at home and at peace – all at the same time.

Over to you! What’s your favourite thing about Bali?

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Related: The best bars in Bali & 10 things you must do in Bali.

  • Oh wow looks like a must visit!

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

  • It looks amazing!! I would absolutely love to visit there! xx

    Jessie | allthingsbeautiful-x

  • You’ve given me wanderlust for Bali now, it look and sounds gorgeous!

    Jodie, xo // Jodie Loue

  • Looks so lovely!! Wish I could go, I’ve been wanting to go for so long! If only flights were a bit cheaper! x

    Ariadna || RAWR BOWS

  • Laura Mareno

    It looks so awesome and lovely!! I loved this post so much! Sooner or later I HAVE to go to Bali! kisses:D

    http://laurasavenue.blogspot.com.es/

  • GoFashiondeals

    bali looks amazing!!! would love to see a pink sunset

  • Bali is definitely on my travel bucket list! Such a beautiful place according to so many people!

    Miriam ♥ A whole lot of serendipity

  • Amazing!! I would love to go here. Sounds like a dream.
    kelseymarie.co

  • I know Bali is very touristy, but this post makes me want to go!

  • Diana Maria

    I’ve heard so much about Bali I have always wanted to travel there! The infinity pool honestly looks like a dream I can’t believe that’s even real, more the reason to go visit!

    My Lovelier Days

  • Dan Bac

    I myself am not a big fan. I found it too third world and tacky in parts. But if you’re after cheap travel and enjoy spending time in hotels that are affordable you will probably enjoy it. It also attracts to many backpacker and lower end budget travellers from Australia so the crowds can be quite feral.

  • Those 43 reason is awesome :) it’s great reason to share the feeling to be in love with Bali, mostly some tourist staying longer in Ubud, they are fall in love as well by yoga retreats there.

    Yoga Searcher Bali
    http://www.yogasearcher-bali.com

  • Irena Menšíková

    Hi, I really love your blog! Me and my best friend are planning to visit Bali, as a kind of a “girls holiday”. When do you think is the best time to go? We originally wanted to go in January but then i heard it’s the rainy season over there at that time.
    Anyway, I enjoy reading other articles as well. I am a travel blogger and journalist myself, so if you are interested, I would be more than happy if you check my blog at http://www.mensikova.com/en .