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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Café
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“Popular with families as it has a playground for the children. Two for one pizzas on certain nights also”
  • 94 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“You can’t really compare this one to the bigger, noisier clubs, as it is anything but. A relaxed, surfer vibe permeates this shack-like restaurant and club, and you can spot everyone from families to solo travellers doing their own thing. You can plop yourself on one of the day beds with the bartender’s signature concoction and chow down on some seafood or groove to the live band playing some mellow tunes. The terrace seating and grassy outdoors are definitely an added appeal.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Great Beach where surfers, tourists and locals meet up anytime of the day! Sunrise run or surf, walk the dogs or sunset walk with the kids.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Temple
“PETITINGET TEMPLE - The traditional name is - Masceti Temple - Where local villages prey for protection. - You will pay a small fee (IDR2.000-5.000) to enter and you must wear a Sarong, which you will be provided with to go over the top of your clothes. - Close to the beach. - Local food stalls between the temple and the beach open most days/evenings. - Intricate architecture. MADE HARI COMMENTS - Sunday is a nice time to go as there will also be many locals on the beach. - Less than 5-minute walk from home.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Get comfortable on one of the many beanbags that dot every nook of the La Brisa beach club on Echo Beach. Designed using rustic, sustainable elements like reclaimed wood, seashells, fishing nets, woven chairs and swings, La Brisa has a relaxed, lounge-like vibe that’s hard to beat. Seafood is a must-try here, and the grounded experience with swaying palm trees is pretty spectacular.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Amazing club! It’s a beautiful place very modern and really spacious as well. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Café
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“Amazing pool club!!! Great techno music and fantastic location! Small menu and amazing food!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“CUISINES Cafe, International, Bar, European SPECIAL DIETS Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options MEALS Lunch, Dinner, Drinks FEATURES Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront. HOURS Mon-Sun 10:00 AM - 1:00 AM MADE HARI COMMENT - Great for sunset - 10-15 minute walk (5-mins in Taxi) - Part of the stunning W Hotel complex.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Beach
“Batu Belig Beach is perhaps the closest beach to the Villa with many restaurants, bars and the Tropicola Beach Club all to be found on the beautiful and quiet sandy beach there. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The best french bakery in Bali. Must come & try the layer of pastry. Delicious!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“My secret place - Shhh This is a beach club with cool funky soul/house music. Great food, pool and breach. Great to get away from the crowds and chill out with the cool people”
  • 39 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“The Shady Shack has become an institution in Canggu. It opened its doors in 2016, and has been drawing in crowds who want to indulge in a little veg-perfection. It’s a delicious vegetarian and vegan restaurant in Canggu.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Indonesian Restaurant
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“CUISINES Indonesian SPECIAL DIETS Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options MEALS Dinner FEATURES Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront. HOURS Mon-Sun 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM MADE HARI COMMENT - Highly rated on trip advisor. - Must make a reservation. - 10-15 minute walk - 3-minutes by Taxi (Less than IDR30.000 by meter)”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
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“Café Organic offers health conscious vegetarian meals with a passion for simple dishes using fresh, locally farmed produce.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“(Halal) Located in Kerobokan, just a short drive away from Seminyak, you will find Bali Buda, an iconic health food restaurant in Bali with outlets in Canggu, Sanur and Ubud. Locally sourced products, organic meat, free range eggs, halal and healthy, Bali Buda makes a great spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Indonesian dishes, pizza, sandwiches, homemade soup, pasta, tacos, earth bowls – the menu is extensive and everything on it is halal.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
“Seminyak’s latest hot-spot Saigon Street has become the place to “be seen” in Bali, serving Vietnamese with a western twist. The healthy and light “sharing” dishes will excite your taste buds whilst you soak up the 80s vibe surrounded by the familiar settings of the bright Saigon lights.”
  • 12 locals recommend