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  • Uluwatu began life as a surfer's haven. Now the area has sprouted an impressive collection of expensive villas and resorts as well. So if you like some luxury activities, this is the place to be! When you wish to spoil yourself with luxury combined with breath taking view across the great Indian ocean, Uluwatu can fulfill your desires! World-class spa treatment and luxurious delicacies are ready to dive into your world. This area is rather less touristic compared to Kuta and Seminyak.

    The divine architecture of the Luhur temple attracts most of the travelers, an absolute must-see. If you like more cultural activities, you should go to The Uluwatu Temple: once you set foot on the trail journey here, you will be mesmerized by the natural beauty and wonder. The sun setting is just awesome and the whole experience is priceless. Take a peek on the blue sea water, hear the sounds of the waves and here I called it the great wall of Uluwatu.

    Here are 10 Things to do in Uluwatu:

  • 01Surfers and Sunet view at Uluwatu Beach

    "Uluwatu Beach is the most famous area on Bali’s Bukit peninsula, famously known for the namesake landmark cliff-top temple. The rugged limestone region is a base to Bali’s most spectacular luxury villas and resorts, with facilities on towering cliffs, overlooking the Indian Ocean and beautiful sunsets. The cliff-fringed coastline is also home to world-class surf breaks, a mecca for wave riders from around the world. The extraordinary and exotic location makes for a perfect setting for featuring restaurants with a view – among the finest on the island and activities for your holiday getaway in the area.

    How to Reach: The beach is located close to the center of the Uluwatu town and can be accessed by any local transport."
  • 02Sunday Night Party at Single Finn Club

    Uluwatu’s fabulous Single Fin started from modest beginnings and has promptly moved to the top of any Indonesian bucket list. If you just really want to let your hair down with a few cocktails at Bali’s most celebrated Sunday session, Single Fin is the venue for you. The comfortable setting not only has conquered the hearts of surfers, but also non-surfers who come for the excellent cocktails, bites and most of all, stunning views over the Uluwatu surf. Pick from a wide range of coffee brews, nourishing salads, pasta, and pizzas, or share some cocktails or margaritas with a company as the sun drops down after a great day out surfing. A neighboring surf shop emphasizes surf gear and surf memorabilia. Not to be abstained are its Sunday sunset sessions, with live bands and DJs on the stage for a freakish evening out in Uluwatu.

    Timing: The venue is opened daily from 10 AM to 11 PM

    Location: Only 10 minutes drive from Seminyak, you preferably reach the venue by taxi.
  • 03Saturday Night Party at Padang Padang Beach

    "Padang Padang Beach is regionally referred to as Pantai Labuan Sait, is one of Bali’s most well-known surf spots and also known for its Saturday night wild parties, perched on the north-western coast of the Bukit Peninsula, and just a kilometer southwest of the Anantara Bali Uluwatu. This beach emphasizes an exotic setting; a simply spectacular one hundred meter-long stretch of sand that is easily accessible down a row of stairs through a unique hollow rock entrance. Then get greeted by the edged beach with fine, white sand, azure waters, and a faraway horizon.

    How to Reach: The beach is located at Labuan Sait in Pecatu village and can be easily reached by any local transport."
  • 04Visit Uluwatu Temple

    Uluwatu Temple, or Pura Luhur Uluwatu, one of six fundamental temples thought to be Bali's holy pillars, is famous for its majestic location, rested on top of a sheer cliff approximately 70 metres above sea level. This temple also yields the marvelous sunset backdrops as that of Tanah Lot Temple located on the island's western shores. This temple is unquestionably one of the top points on the island to enjoy the stunning sunset delight, with uninterrupted views overlooking the gorgeous Indian Ocean. Balinese structure, traditionally-designed gateways and antiquated sculptures add to Uluwatu Temple's appeal. Without an uncertainty, what makes Uluwatu Temple spectacular is its cliff-top environment at the end of a plateau 250 feet above the waves of the Indian Ocean. Several archaeological relics found here confirm the temple to be of megalithic origin, dating back to the 10th century. There are two entrances to Uluwatu Temple, from the south and the north.

    Timings: The visiting hours for the temple is from 9 AM to 6 PM. As a place of worship, however, it is open 24 hours daily.

    How to Reach: Take the bypass main road to Nusa Dua and to Jimbaran and then follow the ascending road up to Uluwatu.
  • 05One of its kind - Remedial Deep Tissue Massage

    "Be it is only a sensational body massage using fragrant oils or remedial deep tissue massage, to fully stretched day packages that enable you to totally unwind. Uluwatu is considered as one of the world’s best massage therapy destinations with prolific facilities and wellness centers. Most of the massage are highly prestigious, although not exclusively priced accompanied with stunning views. While Balinese-style treatments remain a feature, each center offers recommended signature packages and service that set them apart. Enjoy your special time, alone or as a couple, at these best massage centers. A day of tissue massage can be the highlight of a relaxing holiday so make sure you choose the right one for you!

    Timings: Most of the massage centers are opened daily and you set your preferred timing.

    Price: Approximate price starts at 250 USD depending on the package you choose."
  • 06Get ready for a fire dance - Kecak

    Get ready for a fire dance - Kecak
    As one of fascinating dance performances, the Kecak dance, also named as the monkey chant or the fire dance due to its association with tall fire torch as its centerpiece, is one of the island’s most famous performances. It features a dramatic live performance of an episode from the Ramayana epic, expressly involving the monkey army and its main warriors and adversaries, namely Rama and Sita, and the wicked Ravana. The absence of any instrumental accompaniment throughout the performances makes the Kecak dance novel, and the only strains are the result of the polyrhythmic singing by the male dancers, sounding like ‘keh-chuck’, giving the dance its name. The best place to witness the show is at the open amphitheater near to the Uluwatu Temple, which uses the setting sun and ocean skyline as its hypnotic theatrical backdrop.

    Timings: Opened daily from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
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  • 07Beat the heat at Blue Point

    " Blue Point also known as Suluban Beach, is one of Bali’s most unprecedented coasts, hidden by natural limestone structures and accessed via steps and log ramps through tight gaps in the rock. Canopied by a looming rock face, this small beach may not be ideal for sunbathers, but offers pro surfers well as a base. There are numerous rocky openings and mini caves that you can explore around the beach and even claim as a leisurely spot for the day, and which also leads to multiple divisions of the beach. The best time to visit is during low tide, which exposes more spaces and accessible sandy trails. Be sure to watch the tides, as currents can be powerful, and waves can smash through cave openings, sometimes posing a hazard. Suluban Beach is also not prescribed for young children.

    How to Reach: The beach lies at the end of Jalan Mamo in the coastal area of Labuan Sait and can be easily accessed by hotel shuttle, taxi or motorbike.
  • 08Enjoy Panoramic Views At Pura Luhur Uluwatu

    This significant temple is perched fiercely on the southwestern tip of the peninsula, atop steep cliffs that drop down straight into the endless surf. You enter through a unique arched gateway haunch by sculptures of Ganesha. Inside, the walls of coral bricks are overlaid with elaborate carvings of Bali’s mythological menagerie. Only Hindu worshippers can enter the small inner temple that is constructed onto the jutting tip of land. However, the glimpses of the endless swells of the Indian Ocean from the cliffs are almost holy. At sunset, walk around the clifftop to the south of the temple to lose some of the crowd and witness the panoramic views of the surrounding.

    Timings: The visiting hours for the temple is from 9 AM to 6 PM. As a place of worship, however, it is open 24 hours daily.

    How to Reach: Take the bypass main road to Nusa Dua and to Jimbaran and then follow the ascending road up to Uluwatu.

  • 09Go surfing at Padang Padang and Balangan Beach

    "Padang Padang Beach and Balangan Beach are Bali’s most well-known surf spots, perched on the north-western coast of the Bukit Peninsula, and just a kilometer southwest of the Anantara Bali Uluwatu. These beaches emphasize on exotic setting edged with fine, white sand, azure waters, and a faraway horizon. There are board rentals here rendered by the locals if you don’t have your own but would like to try. These surfing heavens draws wave riders from across the world, who possess most of the south-western Bukit coastline together with Balangan’s sister breaks of Dreamland. Non-surfers can simply experience the surrounding views and the coastline, with shaded beach beds available for rent, or you can simply relax under the sun, and bury yourself in the soft sand. The shore is great for family fun and leisure, and there are local food stalls serving light meals and refreshments.

    How to reach: You can preferably the beach by taxi, or ask your hotel concierge for available shuttle services."
  • 10Unwind yourself to the rhythm of waves at an Ocean Spa

    Whether you’re looking for the royal therapy or a quick rub-down, Bali's ocean front spa choices are seemingly limitless. Indulgent travelers could easily craft a full plan around day spas, and find themselves floating from oiled-up acupressure massage to flower petal baths and mani-pedis. If this sounds like bliss, check out Bali's upmarket hotels first, almost all of which open their doors to the public for spa treatments. Plan ahead, as many of the best day spas are booked well in advance. Don’t forget to dabble in traditional Balinese treatments – they rarely disappoint.

    Price: Approximate price starts from 250 USD depending on the package.

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