Bali is a highly popular travel destination. Its popularity arises from the numerous beautiful sights and sounds that you can feast your eyes on when you get there.

There are beautiful beaches and lots of historic places to visit and enjoy. A trip to Bali is not complete without a visit to any of the numerous historic temples that dot the island and are well-loved by the locals.

Here are some of the must-see things and places when you visit a Bali resort.


Bali has beautiful waterfalls. There are more than ten waterfalls dotted around the island and you can have a waterfalls day on your Bali sightseeing itinerary.

The Sekumpul Waterfalls, in one of the most breathtaking waterfalls you can find in Bali. It is a beautiful waterfall that is formed in the shape of a dome surrounded by seven waterfall entrances.

You can dive into the sparkling cool waters and take beautiful photos to keep the memorable experiences forever ensconced in your mind and in the form of something you can show others who have not experienced the falls.


Like waterfalls, there are numerous temples that you can visit within Bali. These temples are not only places of worship, but also historical landmarks. Most of the temples have been in existence for centuries and are a reminder of historic architecture and store of the culture of the people of Bali.

Most of the temples are built in unique locations. Besides visiting the temple, you are also able to enjoy the sights and sounds around it. The Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is one of the most beautiful temples you will get to visit. 

Surrounded by Lake Bratan, the temple seems to float on the lake in high tide. Its thatched roofs reflect on the waters and this is one beautiful site that you should not miss on your visit to Bali.

Ubud Monkey Forest

This is one of the numerous unique sights to visit in Bali. The Ubud Monkey Forest is a thick forest that is a conservation center for the macaque monkey. In this forest, they swing around in tall trees and thick foliage of the forest.

You can have firsthand experience by visiting the forest and passing through the paved paths. Visitors to this forest are advised not to laugh or smile at the monkeys as they may take it as a sign of aggression and they will not hesitate to attack.

Within the forest also are several temples that were built in the 14th century.

Beautiful beaches

Another must-see in Bali is the numerous beautiful beaches. Beaches that have appeared in popular movies and that are loved by numerous tourists as well as by locals.

In the beaches here, one can learn how to surf or just relax on the beach. Beach vendors are plenty, and you can try a cold coconut juice on the hot and humid day on the beach.

Another experience to get on the beach is a sunset. The Bali sunset is best experienced as you lie on a beach and capture the picture-perfect dimming of the sun.

The Bali Swing

This is a swing seat set high above a palm tree forest. The forest is in a valley and has a river passing through it. There are several swings in this forest on varying heights. Swinging high above this forest is an unforgettable adventure.

The Bali swing, however, is quite popular for the beautiful photos that one can take when swinging above the forest. Many people visit this swing for the social media likes that their photos of them swinging above the world will get.


Bali has got numerous attractions and places to visit. This is just a tip of the iceberg; however, it gives you the best spots that a short trip to Bali will offer you. Bali is a beautiful island with beautiful sights and numerous interesting things to do. Enjoy it to the fullest.