Top Things to Do in Canggu, Bali

In this guide, we’ll share some of the best things to do in Canggu so you can soak up its unique atmosphere and create unforgettable memories on your next trip to Bali.

Bali, the Island of the Gods, is blessed with stunning beaches, lush rice fields, and a rich cultural heritage.

One of its most charming and laid-back areas is Canggu, a coastal village that has become a favorite destination for travelers seeking both relaxation and adventure.

Best Things to do in Canggu: Beaches

Batu Bolong Beach

Batu Bolong Beach is a perfect spot for beginners who want to try their hand at surfing. With gentle waves and friendly instructors available, you’ll be catching waves in no time! After riding the surf, enjoy the relaxed vibe at one of the many beach bars and cafés lining the shore.

  1. Surfing lessons at Batu Bolong Beach
  • Odyssey Surf School
  • In Da Surf Bali
  • Santai Surf School
  1. Chill beach bars and cafés
  • Old Man’s
  • The Lawn Canggu
  • Gypsy Kitchen & Bar

Echo Beach

Echo Beach attracts surfers from around the world with its consistent waves and stunning scenery. Once you’ve had your fill of surfing, immerse yourself in Canggu’s vibrant nightlife scene by visiting one of Echo Beach’s lively bars or restaurants.

  1. Surfboard rentals at Echo Beach 
  • Boardriders Echo Beach Bali
  • SeventyOne Percent Bali
  1. Vibrant nightlife spots near Echo Beach 
  • La Brisa Bali 
  • Deus Ex Machina – Temple of Enthusiasm 

Berawa Beach 

Berawa Beach offers a more tranquil vibe, making it perfect for picnics and beach games with friends and family. The calmer waters also make it a great spot for kids to play safely in the shallows.

  1. Family-friendly beach clubs at Berawa Beach 
  • Finn’s Beach Club 
  • Café del Mar Bali
  •  COMO Beach Club

Experiencing Unique Cafés and Restaurants in Canggu

Organic cafés serving healthy meals and fresh juices

Canggu is known for its health-conscious eateries offering delicious organic meals, smoothie bowls, and fresh juices. Here are some of our top picks:

  1. Peloton Supershop
  1. The Shady Shack
  1. Crate Café

Local-flavored warungs for authentic Balinese cuisine

Experience the rich flavors of traditional Balinese dishes by visiting one of these local warungs:

  1. Warung Bu Mi
  1. Warung Dandelion
  1. Warung Heboh

Cozy coffee shops with amazing views

Sip on freshly brewed coffee while taking in breathtaking views at these picturesque coffee shops:

  1. Monsieur Spoon Canggu
  1. Hungry Bird Coffee Roaster
  1. RUKO Café

Discovering Cultural Attractions in Canggu

Pura Tanah Lot Temple

Pura Tanah Lot is an iconic sea temple perched on a rocky outcrop, offering stunning sunsets and a glimpse into Balinese culture through guided tours and ceremonies.

Pura Batu Mejan (Echo Beach Temple)

Overlooking the ocean, this ancient temple is a perfect spot for contemplation and meditation as you take in the mesmerizing sound of crashing waves against the rocky shore.

Immerse Yourself in Wellness Activities in Canggu

Yoga studios offering various classes

Find inner peace by joining one of the many yoga studios in Canggu:

  1. The Practice Bali
  1. Samadi Bali
  1. Serenity Eco Guesthouse & Yoga

Spa treatments to pamper and rejuvenate

Treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa experience at one of these top spas in Canggu:

  1. AMO Spa Canggu
  1. Goldust Beauty Lounge
  1. Spring Spa Canggu

Experiencing Canggu’s Thrilling Activities

Horseback riding on the beach 

Explore Canggu’s stunning coastline on horseback with these providers:

  1. Kuda P Stables 
  1. Bali Island Horse

Quad biking through the lush countryside

Experience the thrill of quad biking through rice fields and traditional villages with these operators:

  1. Bali ATV Ride 
  1. Quad Bike Adventure Tours 

Shopping at Unique Boutiques and Markets in Canggu

Local market for fresh produce and traditional crafts

Visit Pasar Seni (Traditional Art Market) on Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong for a colorful array of fruits, vegetables, textiles, and handmade crafts.

Boutique shops for clothing, art, and souvenirs

Explore these popular boutiques for unique clothing, art, and gifts:

  1. Love Anchor 
  1. The Offering 
  1. Quince Bali 

Canggu has something to offer every traveler—stunning beaches, mouthwatering food options, enriching cultural experiences, and thrilling adventures await you in this beautiful corner of Bali! We hope our guide to things to do in Canggu inspires you to embark on your own memorable journey soon!

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