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Where To Escape The Tourists In Bali

Here are some of the best places to avoid the crowds in Bali!

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Bali is such a loved location for a holiday, and that’s for a good reason. However if you’re one that wants to avoid the touristy destinations and the hustle and bustle of the crowds then perhaps you would think Bali isn’t the place for you.

Experiencing Bali like a local can be virtually impossible in an area with a consistent wave of worldwide visitors, nonetheless there are a couple of little treasures in Bali that have not been polluted by thousands of tourists just yet.

So research some cheap Bali deals and explore our favourite places to visit when we are attempting to avoid the crowds in Bali.


In North Bali, you will discover the charming little treasure of Lovina, a 12 kilometre stretch of coastline. Traveling from Kuta? Then in terms of transport, the very best method for you would be to travel by car, taking simply under 3 hrs.

With a relaxing vibe, you can spend you days in Lovina soaking up the sun on the beach, spotting dolphins in the distance, snorkeling and gazing at the sunsets.

Looking to explore a bit more of the area? Then you can head out in search of waterfalls and explore the Brahmavihara Arama, an incredible Buddhist temple as well as swim in the thermal springs.


Want simple accessibility to all the touristy points in Bali however do not wish to be based in a hectic city? Being in between Bali's most well-known coastlines, Kuta Beach and Seminyak Beach, Legian is an excellent location to kick back and stay clear of large groups of people.

There are lots of alternatives when sourcing Legian accommodation. With several resorts and hotels surrounding the area, you are bound to discover the excellent area for you to base yourself for your travels.

Regardless of its lack of popularity in comparison to its bordering beaches, that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do. Waterbom Bali, is the perfect excursion for the whole family if you’re after a little adventure. Only 20 mins from Legian, there are a number of water slides and dining establishments to keep everyone entertained.

If you're not up for that type of excitement then you ought to make your way to the Legian Art Markets. Jalan Mertanadi is a huge art market where you could grab a nick knack, or something a bit more nostalgic like a handmade product which will certainly function as the excellent keepsake in remembrance of your time in the beautiful Legian!


If you're a fan of yoga, fitness and history, Ubud is the best place for you. Situated simply a hour north of the airport terminal, up in the hills Ubud is a conventional community, exuding in arts as well as crafts, nature and traditions.

Roam your way around the town and you'll see various stores and stalls offering neighborhood crafts, fabrics and woodcarvings. Head to one of the very best art galleries in the nation to appreciate some regional art or even better, go to a neighborhood art workshop and embrace your creativity.

If you desire to immerse on yourself among the local culture, make certain you make time to discover several of the best temples in the community.

Look into Tirta Empul, this nationwide social heritage website is the excellent area to obtain spiritual and also appreciate the peacefulness

Nusa Penida

This little island off the southern shores of Bali is incredibly still unknown to the majority of travelers, making it the ideal area to avoid groups of people. Nusa Penida is just a brief half an hour boat trip from Sanur, as well as there is lots to do right here.

Some individuals endeavor out this way to snorkel and discover the island, nevertheless if you opt to base yourself here you can! The choices are limited in regards to lodging, however even if it's simply for 1 or 2 evenings I’d very much advise it, as it's a wonderful means to see all the island.

Go to Atuh Beach, an excellent location to go if you wish to evade the travelers. Since it's so remote and also fairly difficult to get to, you will certainly be among the only couple of individuals there.

This is a wonderful area to invest a whole day; there are lots to take a look at with a remarkable rock development and also magnificent sights of crystal clear waters.

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