This trendy and lively area is home to high-end boutiques, some of the best restaurants on the island, hip and happening bars, and luxurious beach clubs. If you're looking for an upscale town with international allure, this is it.
Once a sleepy fisherman's village mainly frequented by surfers, Canggu has recently been discovered by a larger crowd of yogi's, digital nomads, and flashpackers. The village still has its mellow atmosphere, but nowadays also features trendy boutiques, healthy restaurants, and cozy beach bars.
Located in the highlands, Ubud is considered the spiritual and cultural heart of Bali, popular with expats and long-time travelers. This is the ideal place to watch Balinese dance and music performances, browse art galleries and craft shops, and explore the surrounding green rolling rice paddies.
If you're keen on diving or snorkeling and looking for a rustic Bali experience, Amed might be your top pick. The series of villages attracts a varied crowd of travelers with a shared love for the underwater world and has a laid-back, old-school vibe.