Bali is one of the world’s great tropical hideaways. An adventure seeker’s paradise and a spiritual sanctuary rolled into one, and it’s a destination that appeals to families and retirees as much as it does to digital nomads and young hedonists. And while specific goals are verging on over-tourism, when you venture outside the usual spots, you’ll find Bali lives up to its reputation as one of the world’s most beautiful islands.
So what are the best things to do in Bali? We’ve rounded up a perfect mix of Bali’s best experiences, from the justly popular to the unexpectedly exciting. With enough stuff to inspire the most tireless adrenaline junkie or the most demanding culture vulture, this locally-curated list will turn a visit to the Island of the Gods into a heavenly vacation.