Is Uluwatu on your list of vacation spots in Bali? Bali Villas R Us hasthe complete guide right here to finding 8 tourist attractions in Uluwatu that are a bang for your buck. Trust us, this Indonesian gem is definitely worth flying for long hours from your home country.
#1 Visit the Breathtaking Uluwatu Temple
One of the most cultural things that you can do in Bali is visit their amazing temples, such as Luhur Uluwatu Temple which happens to be one of the most famous ones. Can you imagine being in a peaceful holy site while sitting by the ocean listening to crashing waves? It’s just enchanting! To go to the temple, the visitors have to walk up the cliff-edge passages. With the classic and gorgeous architecture alongside, the serene sound of the sea, and the beautiful sculptures to adore and photograph, you will enjoy your short climb. The Balinese people believe that the temple was established for the sea spirits and that the numerous macaques are there to protect the sacred temple. Every evening they usually commence a Kecak Fire Dance that you surely cannot miss out on.
#2 Beach Day at Some of Uluwatu’s Best Sand Heavens
You’re coming to Bali because you miss the exotic beaches, don’t you? So, make sure you are not leaving these beaches behind:
Padang-Padang Beach (perfect for swimming and also a setting where a scene from Eat, Pray, Love was filmed).
Melasti Beach (the cliffs along the way to Melasti Beach make instaworthy shots, and the glittering water is calm and safe for swimming). The locals neatly organize the beach emphasizing its beauty and making it super comfortable with a spacious parking park. Also, find laid-back beach clubs facing the ocean such as Minoo Beach Club, Cattamaran Beach Club, Palmilla Bali, and The Warung Beach Club
These beaches are a surfer paradise with top-notch breaks, they include Dreamland Beach, Balangan Beach, and Nyang-Nyang Beach.
#3 Get Some Booze and Dance along with the DJ Performance at Oceanfront Clubs in Uluwatu
Here are some of the top ones, and a must-visit on our recommendations’ list:
Sundays Beach Club: temporarily closed today. Although we’re not sure when they will reopen, guests who left terrific reviews on this beach club have proven that they offer top-quality service. Try their VIP bungalow and you will get exceptional butler service and direct access to the beach.
One eighty: perching on the cliffs of Uluwatu, they’re also famous for their impressive infinity pool. It’s a perfect setting to view the ocean for the sundowners.
Ulu Cliffhouse offers a gorgeous lounging view experience (access the bed by minimum spend). The stairs on the cliffside lead to a beautiful beach.
#4 Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park Uluwatu
It’s one of the most hype tourist attractions in Uluwatu. Located within 10-15 minutes from Ngurah Rai Internation Airport, the GWK towering statue is Bukit Peninsula Bali’s iconic landmark. The dramatic figure depicts the God Vishnu riding his Garuda companion, a mythical eagle very enormous in size. The cultural park is 60 hectares wide, with the statue sitting tall at 122m, about 400ft.
#5 Lux at 4 to 5 Star Bali Villas Rental
Imagine how rejuvenating it is to relish your fatigue at one of our Bali villas rental after long-hour flights. Find out what our Bali Villas management offers are for renting some Bali Villas, you can pick out one in Uluwatu and the nearby areas which are only around 10 to 20 minutes from the Ngurah Rai International Airport, including Legian and Seminyak. The moment you’re done with recharging your energy you can surely continue your adventure with a more positive attitude.
Our services for your trip to Bali varies from airport pick-up service, restaurant and booking reservation, BBQ arrangement, yoga retreat, spa, car rentals, and even bodyguard service.
#6 Enjoy Fresh Seafood Grilled Delicacies
What’s better than your favorite partner with you and fresh, finger-licking seafood meals in the sundown setting? Aside from tourist attractions in Uluwatu, it would be a waste if you don’t visit these seafood specialist eateries, such as:
Delicious BBQ, fish soup, and diverse seafood menu at OFF THE HOOK, all made with love and of course, at affordable prices. They also provide:
Comfy and warm dining setting.
Variety of alcoholic beverages alongside live music performance in the late afternoon.
Bingin Bagus Seafood BBQ
Their take on bringing seafood delights on a beach scene is what people love about Bingin Bagus Seafood BBQ. You can choose the seafood you want to enjoy: snapper, squid, shrimp, tuna, you name it and they will cook them in a perfect Balinese style.
#7 Bless Your Eyes at Sunset Point
Not many people fancy the sand feels on their legs and the bottom of their feet after spending some time on a beach. However, if you’re looking for a place where you can just sit down and chill out while waiting for the opportunity of catching the sunset, this venue is your dreamy exception. Sunset Point Uluwatu is basically a restaurant that caters to hungry guests with a light Italian menu selection and any spots you choose offers a beautiful sunset view. However, it might be a struggle to locate the restaurant, but overall, it’s definitely worth it!
#8 Grab a Dose of Caffeine Boost in the Morning at These Famous Cafés
If you love coffee breaks as much as we do, don’t fret, we got your back. Here are three of the most popular cafes in Uluwatu areas where you can get your caffeine dose with no worries.
It’s a wonderful café situated really close to Uluwatu Temple. They also have one of the best breakfast deals for Rp50-60k and other affordable vegetarian food selections. Come for a fresh bake every morning and some coffee and maybe try the taste of their homemade coconut milk.
Our last but not least recommendation is Refresh Coffee Shop, and you’ll love it. They don’t overprice their menu and you don’t have to break the bank to savor their delightful buttery croissant and some nice coffee. Pay for Rp 35k only and you can already enjoy a nice start of your day around the cozy atmosphere sipping your coffee and munching your croissant. The good news is, they serve the best soy milk in town.