Canggu is a resort village on the south coast of the Indonesian island of Bali. It’s surrounded by terraced rice paddies and known for beaches like Canggu and Echo, with strong surf. The nearby Seminyak resort area has high-end shops and restaurants. Just south of Seminyak, the beachside town of Kuta is known for its nightlife. North of Canggu, Tanah Lot is a Hindu temple that sits just offshore on a rocky outcrop.
Canggu come from the other side of Bali that will spoil you elegantly humble, divide into three major areas; Batu Bolong, Berawa, and Pererenan. Spend a few nights of your journey at a boutique hotel, fill your taste with delicious Western and Indonesian food, have a surf and feel the Canggu vibe in these areas. Find out about all the things to do in Canggu.
Old Men’s Market
Old Men’s is one of Canggu’s well-known bars to have a drink or good party until the early hours. Every last Sunday of the month Old Men’s bar transforms into a great market filled with clothes, handmade items, organic veggies, and so much more!
In Canggu, new clothing shops are opening their doors every month. A mix of foreign and local brands selling products like clothing and interior. Some shops are more hidden than the other, follow our Canggu shopping in guide to find our favorites.
Relax at a beach bar or pool bar
Spend your afternoon at one of the hip pool – or beach bars in Canggu. All beautifully decorated bars Canggu’s best bars are a great place to hang with friends, enjoy music, drinks and a chilled afternoon with friends.
Berawa Beach sunset
Grab a fresh coconut or Bintang, and enjoy the sunset at Berawa Beach. Just next to the bigger beach clubs like Fins are a few smaller local beach bars with bean bags in front. This is an excellent spot to spot loads of locals walking their playing dogs, all the surfers in the water and see the sun go down in the sea.
The Organic Sunday Market
The weekly organic market near Echo Beach is on every Sunday for everyone who likes fresh, healthy and creative. The small market offers local fruits and vegetables, music, baked treats, fresh juices, and organic coffees and chocolates.
Pura Tanah Lot Temple
Pura Tanah Lot is one of those things you must do in Canggu. The Pura Tanah Lot Temple complex is a famous religious site located on top of a rock formation. Although Tanah Lot is extremely popular with foreign visitors throughout the whole day, Balinese people still come here to worship the Bali Sea gods.
Canggu is literally a food heaven. During your holiday it is possible to have mouth-watering meals every single time you go out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Canggu hosts 311 restaurants and counting. We lived in Canggu for over 5 months and every day we hear about new amazing restaurants.
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