Bali is full of beautiful waterfalls, beaches and temples. You’re sure to find endless amounts of breathtaking places! In this blog post we’ll give you our top 9 best Instagram spots in Bali as well as a route map to help you plan out your whole trip!
Best Instagram Spots in Bali Plus a Route Map
Pura Lempuyang is one of the best Instagram spots in Bali and rightly so. It’s a long journey to reach Pura Lempuyang but the view of Mount Agung through the temple gates will leave you speechless. Once there, it’ll seem like a gateway to heaven as you are up in the clouds. This spot is definitely one of the most sought after Instagram photos meaning it can get busy so to avoid the crowds try get there as early as possible.
For more information and how to get to Pura Lempuyang, check out our full blog post here.
Tegalalang Rice Terrace is the most iconic rice field in Bali and if you’re able to get there in time for sunrise, you’ll be rewarded with a magical sight. The fields have many layers and are incredibly lush and green during the right seasons. There is a particular spot hidden in the rice fields where the morning light shines through from behind the palm trees, lighting up the green terrace in an orange glow.
For more information and how to find the hidden spot, check out our full blog post here.
3. Tirta Gangga
Tirta Gangga is the perfect spot for the girls as you can stand on a stepping stone and be surrounded by massive golden koi fish. This water temple consists of many ponds, pools and fountains. In order to get the perfect photo, you’ll have to buy some fish food so that you can get the fish to surround you while you stand on the stepping stones in the pond.
For more information about Tirta Gangga, check out our full blog post here.
4. Pasut Beach
Pasut Beach is currently a little hidden gem that is still not so well-known among tourists. It is known as the black sand beach in Bali. You’ll even be able to ride your motorbike along the black sand, making for some pretty epic photos. As a bonus, there is also a palm tree forest to the left of the entrance that looks beautiful during sunset. This beach is still fairly unknown but its definitely on the way to becoming one of the best Instagram spots in Bali.
For more information on where this black sand beach is, check out our full blog post here.
Sekumpul Waterfall is the biggest and most famous waterfall in Bali. If you’re up for the long drive to northern Bali, you won’t be disappointed. Sekumpul Waterfall is so large and powerful that it creates large clouds of mist and spray, so be extra careful with any camera equipment. The waterfall itself is surrounded by thick and luscious greenery. Once you visit for yourself, you’ll have no doubt as to why it’s the most famous waterfall in Bali.
For more information on how to get to Sekumpul Waterfall , check out our full blog post here.
The Handara Golf Course Gate is another incredibly popular and sought after Instagram spot in Bali. This tall, traditional Indonesian gateway looks like the entrance to an ancient temple although it’s simply the gateway to a golf course and resort. The Handara Golf Course Gate is an easily accessible photography spot so there’s sure to be a crowd. If you can manage the crowds, this spot is a perfect backdrop for a classic Bali photo.
For more information about the Handara Golf Course Gate, check out our full blog post here.
Ulun Danu Bratan Temple is a very unique temple structure which is located in the middle of a lake. The lake is located high in the mountains so you can observe the beautiful foggy hills and misty lake. Another very unique part to this temple is that you can rent out a little paddle boat and paddle yourself around the structure. You can capture some incredible shots while you paddle around the water.
For more information on Ulun Danu Bratan Temple, check out our full blog post here.
Nung Nung Waterfall is one of the most powerful and insane waterfalls in the whole of Bali. The force of the stream hitting the water below creates a loud rumble and clouds of mist. Nung Nung Waterfall is the perfect backdrop for a photo among the large waterfall and greenery. You definitely shouldn’t miss out on visiting this waterfall as it’s one of our favourites in Bali! It’s mesmerising to watch the incredible power of the falls.
For more information on how to get to Nung Nung Waterfall , check out our full blog post here.
While Kelingking Beach isn’t technically on Bali itself, it’s only a short boat trip away. Kelingking Beach is probably one of the most recognisable photo spots in the whole of Indonesia and one of the best Instagram spots in Bali. This incredible cliff formation resembles the head of a T-Rex which looks incredible in photos. A popular photo is on the stairs of the cliff as you head down to the beach at the bottom. If you make it down the tough and exhausing hike, you wont be disappointed. Once at the beach, you’ll find yourself surrounded by tall cliffs, white sand and perfect blue water.
For more information on how to get to Kelingking Beach, check out our full blog post here.
Where to stay in Bali
Bali has a large variety of accommodation options, although we believe the best place to stay is in Canggu! You’ll find a variety of quirky cafes, awesome stores for shopping and laid back vibes. If you’re after some amazing beach front bars to enjoy the sunset, then you’re in the right place! Accommodation options in Canggu range from hotels, hostels as well as private villas. No matter your budget, there will definitely be an option for you. Canggu is famous for its exceptional and reasonably priced tropical villas.
Theanna Eco Villa and Spa – Luxury: If you’re looking for a luxurious getaway in Canggu, then we definitely recommend Theanna Eco Villa. They have different villas for you to choose from with some even having their own swimming pool. The villas are incredibly modern, clean and well maintained. They also offer spa services for when you want to have some ultimate relaxation time.
The Apartments Umalas – Midrage: The style of The Apartments Umalas is a combination of beautiful white Greek architecture combined with tropical Bali vibes. It’s the ideal place to stay for anyone hoping to get some perfect vacay photos lounging by the pool. The rooms are large, clean and have everything you’ll need! They even offer massages so you can have a relaxing massage without having to leave your villa. You can’t beat this place for the price and the insane boho vibes.
Riyuri Guesthouse – Budget: Riyuri Guesthouse is our go to accommodation when we’re in Bali. It has everything we need for a super affordable price. For roughly $17AUD per day, you’ll have your own private room with a patio, private bathroom and large glass windows so you can look out into the beautiful garden. The rooms are also very clean and are cleaned daily by the maid.