3 Most Instagrammable Spots In Bali
Are you travelling to Bali soon and want some tips about the most beautiful, Insta-friendly locations? Or are you just looking for some travel inspiration? Whether you need tips on where to visit or are currently deciding where to book your accommodation, this post will give you lots of food for thought. Continue reading to find out the top three most Instagrammable spots in Bali, which will have you wanting to hop on the next flight to Indonesia!
The town of Ubud is nestled into the uplands of Bali’s rice-growing region. Known as the cultural hub of Bali, Ubud offers travellers amazing views and awesome adventures. Rice paddies, jungles, Hindu temples and shrines, make Ubud one of the best places to visit if you want to experience Bali as authentically as possible.
Full of history, some attractions also offer fantastic photo opportunities, for instance, the ancient holy Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) and Gunung Kawi which is an 11th-century temple and funerary complex featuring shrines sculpted into the cliff face.
One of the most popular spots in Ubud, that also happens to be Insta-ready, is the Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest Park and Sanctuary. For a small fee, visitors can walk freely around a forest teeming with the rare Balinese long-tailed monkey. Just be careful that you don’t get too close, they have been known to bite tourists!
2. Danau Buyan Lake “Selfie Park”
If you are always looking for that perfect selfie, you will know how difficult it is to get yourself into that prime position. Whilst Bali is famous on Instagram for people in bikinis standing in front of waterfalls and infinity pools; it is also known as a great place to take selfies. Locals have realised that tourists (and locals) love to take selfies, so they have ingeniously created so-called ‘Selfie Parks’ all the way along the Danau Buyan Lake. Although they are only small, and there is a fee, the selfie setups (props included) are inventive and fun. So whether you want to have your picture taken on a bird’s nest, a swing or even a pirate ship – you can do it here!
While you are in the area, why not visit the Ulun Danu Buyan Temple? It is a large, ancient building set into the edge of a hill, and with its misty mountains and forest background makes for an atmospheric photo opportunity.
3. Gitgit Waterfall
No list of Instagrammable places in Bali would be complete without mentioning at least one waterfall. Gitgit waterfall is one of the most famous waterfalls in Bali, and it is consistently ranked as one of the best by locals and tourists alike. But if you prefer something a little bit more adventurous, why not try some water sports activities? 1Cover’s Bali Survival Guide also recommends Bali as one of the best places in the world to learn how to surf. A short ride away from Gitgit is Lovina Beach, world-renowned for its amazing waves and surfing schools; this would be a great place to learn a new hobby. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your surfboard and get going!