Bali is the ultimate destination for a relaxed island holiday. The island has beautiful golden sandy beaches, emerald green paddy fields and great hotels. If you are looking to simply relax and enjoy the Balinese culture during your holiday then I’ve got you covered. Here are some great Bali travel ideas to give you that relaxed holiday feeling.
Cycling in Ubud
If you are looking to start the day the right way then a cycle ride through the paddy fields surrounding Ubud will be right for you. In the fresh morning air you’ll cycle through small villages, pass ancient temples and see a slice of village life. The cycle ride lasts one hour and ends before the sun get high in the sky and the temperature gets too hot.
Bali Food Safari
Join a group of food lovers on an intimate tour of the best restaurants in Bali on a Bali Food Safari. Each tour showcases some of the best restaurants on the island, giving you a chance to sample great food prepared by award winning chefs. Over the course of a Bali Food Safari you can sample up to 12 dishes. It’s a nice way to meet interesting people and sample some great dishes.
Indonesian Cooking Classes
The best way to relive your holiday is by taking some of those local recipes home with you. When you join a Balinese cooking class and discover the secrets to making some of your favorite Indonesian dishes in a relaxed and friendly environment. During the class you’ll learn about the local ingredients used in Balinese cooking and then prepare your own meal. At the end of the class you’ll get to eat the results for yourself. Classes last half a day and include pick up and drop off at your hotel.
Jewellery Making Workshop
If you like creating things with your hands then you will really enjoy the silver-making workshop. During a class, which lasts 2-3 hours, you will get to design and then make your own piece of jewelry that you can then take home with you. The classes are also an opportunity to learn more about silver making, something that Bali is especially famous for.