Be the envy of your friends with perfect Instagram moments from these places.
Bali, with its myriad heavenly goodness, truly epitomizes the ideal tropical holiday destination. Dubbed the Island of the Gods, Bali offers bountiful sights that capture the imagination, with not only beautiful beaches but also divine jungle forests, stunning cliffs and endless rice paddies.
With the rise of social media to document all of life’s moments, here are some great picks for perfect Instagram moments in Bali.
Pura Luhur Lempuyang
Mostly referred to as the Gateway to Heaven, Pura Luhur Lempuyang is situated in the east of Bali. Believed to pre-date the majority of the Hindu temples on the island, this is one of the six key directional temples in Bali. Located 1,175m above sea level, this temple also offers gorgeous sunset views.
Ulun Danu Bratan Temple
A popular attraction for locals and tourists, this famous landmark has been found on postcards and in travel magazines for decades. Strategically located to connect Bali’s north and south, the temple is surrounded by a lake giving the dreamy impression that it is floating.
Tegalalang Rice Terraces
Located in the popular area of Ubud, Tegalalang’s rice terraces provide a stunning scenic view. The storied steeply terraced rice fields are dramatic and a beautiful deep green that offer a dramatic example of Bali’s beauty.
Campuhan Ridge Walk
Also in Ubud, Campuhan Ridge Walk is a 9km hiking trail with uninterrupted views of the jungle. When the sky is clear, and if you are lucky enough, you might also see volcanic Mount Agung in the background.
Kelingking Beach, Nusa Penida
A popular travel spot with international tourists, Kelingking Beach is also known as T-Rex Bay. With uninterrupted views of the ocean, a selfie in front of the Tyrannosaurus head-shaped bay is a must and has garnered more than 500,000 photos on social media.
Tanah Lot is an ancient Hindu temple perched atop an outcrop amid crashing waves. A major landmark for both locals and tourists, this iconic venue also counts as one of the best places in Bali to see the magnificent sunset.
Pura Luhur Uluwatu
Renowned for its majestic sunset view, Pura Luhur Uluwatu, or Uluwatu Temple, is one of Bali’s six spiritual pillars. Perched atop a cliff, this temple not only offers gorgeous views but is also home to cultural performances, including a nightly Kecak dance, at dusk.