5 Best Things To Do in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia [DIY Travel Guide to Canggu]

By Lyza Paloma April 25th, 2021 Posted in Asia Travel Blog, DIY Travel, Travel Blog, Travel Guides No comments

Do you want to travel to Canggu, Bali, Indonesia? Read our tips below on the things to do in Canggu with suggested tours.

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A coastal region on the south coast of Bali, Indonesia, is Canggu. It is pretty famous for surfing. You will get a great opportunity to learn how to surf here as well as get a peaceful and relaxing vibe. Read our travel guide to Canggu to know what to do, where to stay, and where to eat!

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Things to do in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia

1. Learn Riding a Wave

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Canggu is very popular for surfers; there are 3 main surfing spots in this area. Batu Bolong is for beginners, Berawa Beach is for intermediate level surfers, and Echo Beach is for intermediate to experts. So, enroll in a surf school and surf. You can learn a new skill as well as enjoy it. It’s t the top of our travel guide to Canggu, Bali.

Suggested Tours: Surfing Lesson at Canggu Beach in Bali

2. Check out the rice fields!

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Growing rice and making gorgeous rice terraces are part of the Balinese culture. Compared to other parts of Bali, it’s not as big or as sloping, but it still is a breathtaking sight. However, these have been cultivated and grown through methods passed from generation to generation. So, if you are in Canggu, go out of the beach and see some amazing rice fields.

Suggested Tours: Plataran Encounters Experience: Jatiluwih Rice Fields and Mount Batur Sunrise Jeep Tour

3. Do some Yoga

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As the vibe of Canggu is calm and peaceful, you should join a Yoga Class. If you are not a yogi, you should definitely try it as it’s really beneficial physically, mentally, and spiritually. There are many studios and resorts where you could experience those.

Suggested Tours: Day Pass and Wellness Yoga with Lunch at Plataran Canggu

4. Tour on a motorbike

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The best and easiest way to tour a place like Bali? Motorbike. Why? Because it’s cheaper than cars and you are more in control and avoid scams compared to public transportation. In case you have a license and know how to drive one, then rent a Motorcycle! You can easily change where you want to go – a beach or a rice field!

5. Visit Tanah Lot Temple

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Near Canggu is one of the best temples in Bali, the Tana Lot Temple (Land in the Sea). It’s a Hindu Temple located in a Rock Formation surrounded by the sea, where believers worship the sea god. Because of its beauty and location, many tourists come and visit it. Plus, it’s so picturesque, especially during sunset.

Suggested Tours: Tanah Lot Sunset Tour

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Where to stay in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia

Budget Hotel

Eastin Astha Resort

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Boasting a pool and a fitness center, Eastin Ashta Resort Canggu is a modern accommodation located only a 6-minute walk from Echo Beach. Featuring chic interiors with Balinese elements, all guest rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a personal safe, and a coffee/tea maker. Bathrooms are private and fitted with separate shower and toilet, bathrobes, and a hairdryer.

Price: Starts at USD 32 for a Superior Room

Mid-Range Hotel

The Haven Suites Bali Berawa

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Located in Canggu in the Bali Region, a 5-minute drive from Echo Beach, THE HAVEN SUITES Bali Berawa boasts suites with wooden furniture and Balinese touches. There are spacious outdoor pool and a kids pool. Each room comes with a TV with satellite channels. All rooms have a private bathroom.

Price: Starts at USD 63 for a Suite

Luxury Hotel

Hotel Tugu Bali

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Hotel Tugu Bali is about 7.5 mi away from central Seminyak and Tanah Lot. The air-conditioned suites at Hotel Tugu have Asian décor and wooden furnishings. Rooms come with a satellite TV, mini-bar, and a personal safe. Some units open up to views of the ocean and have access to a private plunge pool. Private bathrooms are fitted with rain showers and spacious bathtubs.

Price: Starts at USD 129 for a Suite

Where to Eat in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia

Green Spot Cafe

 

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Address: Jl. Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Hotel Ecosfera

Start your day with an amazing breakfast at Green Spot Café! Their breakfast burger, fresh fruit juice, tuna poke bowl, and poached eggs are recommended by those who come here. Not only do they serve breakfast but lunch and dinner as well. It’s one of the best and affordable places to eat in Canggu.

Warung Dandelion

 

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Address: Jl. Batu Bolong No. 10

Offering Indonesian and Asian cuisuine with a healthy twist is Warung Dandelion. The atmosphere and the service are amazing, especially the cute bunnies roaming around. Try their delicious Balinese food and you won’t regret it!

Beachgarden – Organic Kitchen

 

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Address: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong no. 103-107

To end our travel guide to Canggu, order delicious healthy food at Beachgarden. The Veggie Burger, Linguine, and Pad Thai are highly recommended. It’s a stunning restaurant that will make both your eyes and stomach full. Cocktails and drinks are also available.

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About the Writer

Lyza Paloma

Hey, I’m Lyza! I once was a person who just imagined going to places “one day” but decided to pursue my dreams. My first travel abroad was in Japan, solo, last 2018, and I fell in love with the experience. I aim to visit 10 countries before turning 30 and 2 new places in the Philippines every year. Besides traveling, I love organizing trips, taking pictures, reading, and making new friends. Follow my adventures through my Instagram.

 

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Written by Lyza Paloma

Lyza is a native of Leyte who spent 10 years studying and working in Cebu before working for Two Monkeys Travel. She decided to stop daydreaming and started to pursue her dreams of traveling to the Philippines and the world. She has already been to 4 countries in Asia and 18 provinces in the Philippines. She’s flexible and can travel solo, with friends, or family. Besides traveling, she loves organizing trips, taking pictures, reading, and making new friends.

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