The Island of the Gods What to Do in Bali

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While Bali is just one of Indonesia's many islands, it stands out as the "island of the gods" and offers compelling reasons to be on your travel list.

The extensive coastline of Bali, spanning hundreds of kilometers, boasts numerous captivating beaches. Whether you're into surfing at Canggu or Kuta, diving off Amed or Candidasa, or enjoying a beach party under the stars at Seminyak, Bali caters to various water-centric activities. Uluwatu's Bingin Beach is a haven for swimming enthusiasts.

Bali is often referred to as "the land of a thousand temples," with over 20,000 scattered across the island. Ubud, in particular, hosts some of the oldest and most revered temples. Explore the 8th-century Gunung Lebah Temple or immerse yourself in the Monkey Forest Sanctuary, home to three temples and a vibrant population of over 600 monkeys. Ubud also offers cultural delights, such as traditional Balinese dance shows at Ubud Palace, providing a serene backdrop reminiscent of Julia Roberts' journey in Eat Pray Love.

For those seeking a change of scenery, Bali facilitates island-hopping adventures. Nusa Penida, renowned for the "Instagrammable" Kelingking Beach, is less than an hour away by boat. Alternatively, Gili Air, a car-free island with pristine white-sand beaches, provides a tranquil retreat.


1- What is the primary activity at Uluwatu's Bingin beach?

2- Which cultural hub in Bali is mentioned as hosting some of the oldest and most revered temples?

3- What is the name of the car-free island near Bali with white-sand beaches?


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Parts of this lesson are based on: An article Engoo Daily News.