THE LIST - Bali, Indonesia


Our recommendations for places and things to do in our FAVORITE PLACE ON EARTH...

COCKTAILS

SEMINYAK:

~ Potato Head...GREAT CLUB...Djs from around the world...go at night and sit on the lounge beds by the pool...GREAT concept shop.

~ Ku De Ta...Great for sunsets...Always a must for my first night in Bali. Sit on right side near the beach at the lounge...usually a DJ...Great concept store...GREAT bathrooms...not just for drinks; we stay into the night for dinner too. ALSO perfect to lounge by the pool on a Sunday.

~ W Hotel...Perfect place to spend a Sunday afternoon...Djs, drinks, sunshine..

JIMBARAN:

~ Rock Bar at the Ayana...try to make reservations for sunset...take the funicular down to an amazing setting.

CANGGU:

~ Old Man's (at the beach)..."the scene" for young Aussie surfer types.

~ The Lawn Beach Club...rent a daybed and stay all day...we did :)

UBUD:

~ Como Shabala...Great place for cocktails or coffee by the river...also great restaurant.

~ Four Seasons Sayan...cocktails on the sofas by the river listening to the gamelon orchestra play...HEAVEN...ask to see a villa.

~ Como Uma...sister resort to Como Shambala...Have a drink at the pool lounge...Best Gado Gado; next to Putu's :)

~ Amandari Resort...old traditional Bali.

~ Alilia Resort (previously Chedi)...great edgeless pool...on the river.

 

Restaurants

SEMINYAK:

~ Mexicola...FUN is all we can say.

~ La Lucciola...Great Sunday brunch...great lunch...beautiful setting on the beach.

~ Sea Circus...perfect breakfast spot. 

JIMBARAN:

~ Cafe Bagus at the fish warongs...Our personal favorite...Basic tables and chairs on the beach serving the freshest fish available.

CANGGU:

~ La Cocalita Mexican restaurant

~ The Slow (hotel/bar/restaurant/gallery)...Great vibe...healthy food.

~ Canggu Beach Club...right on the beach.

~ Koi...great breakfast and smoothies.

~ Beetlenut...our daily breakfast spot. Go early; it gets very busy.

~ Dues ex Machina...eat, drink, shop...

UBUD:

~ Moksha Restaurant...Vegetarian / no alcohol, but that didn't stop us :) Owner is friends with Patrick in Santa Fe.

~ Alchemy...Vegan restaurant.

~ Naughty Nuri...Australian BBQ...old Bali.

~ Room 4...Dessert restaurant near Living Light.

~ Mosaic...fancy French Laundry type of restaurant

 

Spa Treatments

UBUD:

~ Nur Spa...great Balinese Lalur treatment (2 hours)...not fancy, but great.

 

To Do

ULUWATU

~ Kecak dance on the full moon...A MUST.

UBUD:

~ Yoga Barn...Our favorite classes are the bowl medition class, and the breath work classes with Levi Banner.

~ Green School...Tours at 9 am (book online)...mention Sonoma as they've had lots of kids from Sonoma attend for a semister.

~ John Hardy Factory...Amazing architecture...can arrange to have lunch.