Bali is known for its tumbling rice paddies, beautiful culture and world-class surf. But delve deeper and you’ll discover that every area of the island has its own distinctive personality. Artistic Ubud is home to centuries-old temples, yoga shalas galore and some of the most inventive plant-based restaurants in the world. On the south coast, Seminyak is all about designer boutiques and vibey beach clubs with swim-up bars and sunset soundtracks. Head north and volcano bagging, rice-terrace trekking and exceptional scuba diving all become possibilities. This guide also includes a selection of field trips that encourage you to get off the beaten path and visit areas further afield including North Bali and the neighbouring island of Lombok.
With the worst of the pandemic behind it, Bali remains a popular holiday destination where locals welcome tourists with open arms. Slip this guide into your pocket and head off on an adventure, experiencing the most fascinating sights and surrounds, just like a local.