Recommended Tourist Attractions in Badung, Must Enter This List

Recommended Tourist Attractions in Badung, Bali Indonesia

Badung Regency is known for its beautiful beaches that are so charming and eye-catching. This destination is also often the target of foreign tourists who like to surf. For the past two years, during the COVID-19 pandemic, tourist attractions in Badung have been very empty of visitors.

Now with various concessions provided by the government, both through a no-quarantine policy and the application of Visa on Arrival for foreign tourists, as well as the regulation of antigen swab tests being lifted, Bali tourism is starting to swell. Well, for those of you who miss a vacation to Bali, as reported by the official website of the Bali Provincial Tourism Office, discard.baliprov.go.id, here are recommendations for tourist attractions in Badung Regency that you can visit.

  1. Uluwatu Temple

Pura Luhur Uluwatu is located on a cliff. Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of the six main temples in Bali. Hindus believe this temple is a spiritual pillar of Bali.

The view of the sea around Uluwatu Temple is amazing. Especially at sunset. This beauty is what many tourists admire.

  1. Jimbaran Beach

Jimbaran Beach is popular for windsurfing and sailing boats. Jimbaran Beach’s sand is gray. The serenity and peace on this beach will make the tourists feel very relaxed.

The beach, which is located in Jimbaran Village, South Kuta District, Badung Regency, is also known for its beautiful scenery at sunset.

  1. Kuta Beach

For decades Kuta Beach is well known by tourists. Especially for those who like to surf. Those who want to learn to surf can rent a surfboard on this beach. Of course, it will be guided by the coach.

Like other beaches, Kuta Beach is also very popular for its beautiful sunsets. Kuta Beach is close to other interesting places such as Airport Reef, Kuta Reef, Legian Beach, and Seminyak Beach.

  1. Nusa Dua Beach

Nusa Dua Beach is often referred to as the cleanest beach on the Island of the Gods. Especially with the white sand. Many also do pre-wedding activities in this place.

Nusa Dua comes from the word Nusa which means island, and Dua means Two. So in this place, there are two small islands and now it is more like a peninsula.

  1. Pandawa Beach

Pandawa Beach is known for its beautiful panorama of high cliffs flanking a 1.5 km long road. Tourists can also see a white stone statue inspired by the Panca Pandavas. The name Pandawa Beach is taken from the names of 5 brothers in the Mahabharata, namely Yudhisthira, Bima, Arjuna, Sahadewa, and Nakula.

Tourists can also do recreational activities around this area, such as paragliding, so they can see the beauty of Pandawa Beach from a height. The location to start this activity is not on Pandawa Beach, but on Timbis Hill which is not too far from this beach.

  1. Tirta Mumbul Park

Tirta Taman Mumbul is located in Sangeh Village, otherwise known as Monkey Forest. This tourist spot is only 5 minutes away from Monkey Forest Sangeh. According to local legend, this place was once known to be a dry place. Then a white pig dug deep into the ground until water emerged from the ground.

The running water then forms a lake. The local community currently uses the spring for irrigation. Usually, during the celebration of the holy day at the temple, people will take holy water from the spring.

  1. Water Blow Nusa Dua

Water Blow Nusa Dua Bali is also the right choice of tourist attraction. Tourists can see the waves crashing against the rocks on the coastal cliffs. The spray of water usually always attracts the attention of tourists.

  1. Green Bowl Beach

In addition to Kuta Beach which is widely known, tourists can also try the beauty of another beach, namely Green Bowl Beach. The location of this beach is quite remote, which is located in Ungasan.

If you want to enjoy the beauty of Green Bowl Beach, tourists must descend hundreds of steep stairs. There are still not many tourists who come to this beach. Usually only visited by a few surfers and tourists who want adventure.

  1. Sangeh Monkey Forest

Sangeh is famous as a village where monkeys can roam freely. Local people have great respect for the monkeys which are believed to be sacred and sacred animals.

In the middle of the forest, there is a temple called Pura Bukit Sari. This Sangeh Monkey Forest tourist spot is located in Sangeh Village, Abiansemal District, Badung Regency.

  1. Garuda Wisnu Kencana

Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) is located in the southern part of the island of Bali. The location is at an altitude of 263 meters above sea level. Garuda Wisnu Kencana is a cultural park that presents sculptures of Lord Vishnu and the Garuda Bird which are also masterpieces of Balinese artist, I Nyoman Nuarta.

Tourists can also watch various art performances at no additional cost. You can see the schedule and details of the show directly on the GWK website.

  1. Taman Ayun Temple

Taman Ayun Temple was built by the King of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Putu, in 1556 Saka (1634 AD). This temple is a place of worship for the ancestors of King Mengwi in Mengwi Village, Badung Regency.

In 2002 the Provincial Government of Bali proposed to UNESCO that this temple be included in the World Heritage List.

So, those are some recommendations for tourist attractions in Badung Regency. Don’t forget to add it to your travel list.