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5 best activities to do in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia [DIY Travel to Canggu]

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

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A coastal area on the south coast of Bali, Indonesia, is Canggu. It is quite famous for surfing. You will have a great opportunity to learn how to surf here as well as get a sense of peace and relaxation. Read our travel guide to Canggu to know what to do, where and where to eat!

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Things to do in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia

Things to do in Canggu
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Canggu is very popular among surfers; There are 3 main surf spots in this area. Batu Bolong is for beginners, Berawa Beach is for intermediate surfers, and Echo Beach is for the intermediate to expert. So, enroll in a surf and surf school. You can learn a new skill as well as enjoy it. This is not the top of our travel guide to Canggu, Bali.

Recommended tours: Surfing Lessons at Canggu Beach in Bali

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Rice cultivation and stunning terraced farming are part of Balinese culture. Compared to other areas of Bali, it’s not as big or steep, but it’s still a breathtaking sight. However, they have been grown and developed through methods passed down from generation to generation. So if you are in Canggu, get out of the beach and take in the wonderful rice fields.

Recommended tour: Experience the Plataran encounter: Jatiluwih Rice Fields and a Jeep Batur Sunrise Tour

3. Practice Yoga

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Because Canggu feels calm and peaceful, you should join a Yoga Class. If you are not a yogi, you should definitely try it as it is really beneficial for your body, mind and soul. There are many studios and resorts where you can experience them.

Recommended tour: Day Card and Wellness Yoga with Lunch at Plataran Canggu

4. Sightseeing by motorbike

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The best and easiest way to visit a place like Bali? Motorcycle. Why? Because it’s cheaper than a car and you are easier to control and avoid getting scammed compared to public transport. In case you have a driver’s license and know how to drive, rent a motorbike! You can easily change where you want – the beach or the rice fields!

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

Recommended tours: Sunset Tour Lot Tanah

Where to stay in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia

Budget hotels

Eastin Astha Resort

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Boasting a swimming pool and fitness center, Eastin Ashta Resort Canggu is modern accommodation just a 6-minute walk from Echo Beach. Featuring luxurious interiors with Balinese elements, all rooms at the hotel are air-conditioned, with a flat-screen satellite TV, personal safe and coffee / tea maker. Bathrooms are private bathrooms equipped with separate shower and toilet, bathrobes and hairdryers.

Price: Start at 32 USD for 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 offers suites with wooden furnishings and Balinese touches. There is a spacious outdoor swimming pool and a children’s pool. Each room is equipped with a TV with satellite channels. All rooms have a private bathroom.

Price: Start at 63 USD for a Suite

Luxurious hotel

Tugu Bali Hotel

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Hotel Tugu Bali is about 7 km from the center of Seminyak and Tanah Lot. The air-conditioned suites at Hotel Tugu feature Asian décor and wooden furnishings. Rooms are equipped with satellite TV, a minibar and personal safe. Certain rooms have views of the ocean and have access to a private plunge pool. The private bathroom is fitted with a spacious shower and bathtub.

Price: Start at 129 USD for a Suite

Where to eat in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia

Green Spot Cafe

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

Start your day with a great breakfast at Green Spot Café! Those who came here introduced burgers, fresh fruit juice, tuna bowls and boiled eggs. They not only serve breakfast, but also lunch and dinner. It is one of the best and affordable places to eat in Canggu.

Warung Dandelion

Address: Jl. Batu Bolong No. ten

Offering Indonesian and Asian cuisine with a healthy twist is Warung Dandelion. The atmosphere and service were great, especially the cute bunnies that roam around. Try their delicious Balinese food and you won’t regret it!

Beachgarden – Organic kitchen

Address: Jl. Batu Bolong Beach number. 103-107

To conclude our tour guide to Canggu, order delicious healthy treats at the Beachgarden. Veggie Burger, Linguine and Pad Thai are highly recommended. It’s a beautiful restaurant that will fill your eyes. Cocktails and drinks are also available.

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About the writer

Lyza Paloma

Hey, I’m Lyza! I used to be a person who only imagined going to “one day” places but decided to pursue his dreams. My first overseas trip was in Japan, alone, this past 2018, and I fell in love with the experience. I aim to visit 10 countries before turning 30 and 2 new locations in the Philippines each year. Aside from traveling, I enjoy organizing trips, taking photos, reading books and making friends. Track my adventure through Instagram.

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