If you're looking to explore the real Bali, a stay in serene Ubud followed by the coastal resort of Candidasa is a great combination.
Experience the spiritual charm of Ubud, a bohemian town situated inland among the hills of central Bali. Trek among the rice terraces, search for batik paintings and wood carvings at the art markets and discover the many temples in this area before retiring to your hotel and soaking up the beautiful scenery that surrounds you.
Combine this with Candidasa found on the tranquil east coast. This small coastal town is surrounded by lush rice fields, traditional villages and close to some excellent diving and snorkelling sites. The sleepy pace of life and charming boutique hotels here are the perfect hideaway for a few days of rest and relaxation.
- Trek among the rice terraces near Ubud
- Discover the tranquility of eastern and central Bali
- The ideal unspoilt Balinese holiday combination
- Early risers should book a Chasing The Sunrise excursion in Candidasa
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Destination 1: Ubud
We suggest spending 5 nights in Ubud to allow you enough time to explore all this inland region has to offer and relax in the beautiful surroundings of your hotel. If you're feeling active you might like to trek or cycle among the rice fields, or why not immerse yourself in the spirituality of the local people with a visit to some of this areas many temples? The famous monkey forest can also be found in Ubud along with many arts and crafts villages and markets selling beautiful wood carvings, paintings and souvenirs.
Destination 2: Candidasa
This tranquil coastal town with its small boutique resorts is the perfect place to relax for around 5 nights. Soak up the sea views from your hotel, or make the most of the diving and snorkelling opportunities nearby and on an evening enjoy a romantic meal under the stars. This place is all about peace and tranquility away from the bustle of Bali's livelier resorts.
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