Canggu Bali – A Quick Guide To Hippies Hideaway

It’s no wonder why travellers flock to Bali to spend some good times on their vacations. It has best beaches, picturesque rice terraces, romantic resorts, pristine waterfalls and plenty more to get lost in its sheer diverse beauty.

You’ve read about what are things to do in Seminyak Bali in my previous blog post. Known for its trendy cafes, sexy beach clubs that run along the coastlines and surfing spots, Seminyak is the indeed the best place to visit in Bali because it is still an undiscovered tourist attraction in Bali.

But today, I’m going to share with you the cool cousin of Seminyak – Canggu in my writeup and will give you full proof reasons to visit Canggu along with how Canggu Bali will amaze you with its myriad of things to do.

Canggu Bali

The cool cousin of Seminyak, Canggu Bali is the perfect synonym of laid back lifestyle. From Boho culture to long stretch white sand beaches to Instagram envy rice fields, there is no other destination in Bali which has a heavy influence of surfers, digital nomads, yogis which makes Canggu the new hippies hideaway in Bali.

Canggu Bali – Overview of The Cool Cousin of Seminyak

Canggu town is around 10 km from the Seminyak Bali, and it takes just 40 – 45 minutes to reach Canggu. If you’re visiting Bali for the first time, landed on the Ngurah Rai Airport, it will take around 1 hour, 20 km to reach Canggu. The best way to explore Canggu is to rent a scooter. It will give you better exposure to avoid traffic in Seminyak and Canggu.

Tips: Drives in Bali are very , and if you’re visiting Bali for the first time,  I suggest you take a guided tour to Canggu with all-inclusive Bali tour package through Culture Holidays.

Avoid hiring a cab or taxi, as it is an expensive choice.

Canggu is a great destination to visit in Bali even if you’re travelling solo. Tourists stay in Canggu because Bali’s prominent tourist attraction places like Ubud is around 29 km, and Kuta is also around 15 km from Canggu. Though, it is very safe for a female traveller to visit Canggu and stay solo.


Now Dive Into Canggu Bali – Things To Do


  • Surfing Adventure


Canggu is the surfer paradise for decades, With its beach clubs, world-class surf breaks, gorgeous white sand beaches, surfing is the ultimate thing to do in Canggu. There are local surfing schools to learn surfing in Canggu also.

Also Read: Top Places to visit in Bali


  • Yoga Retreat


Though Ubud is the heart and soul of Bali when it comes to best places for yoga classes, if you’re in Canggu, you don’t need to venture far to fix your cravings for rejuvenating yoga classes. Canggu Bali has well-established yoga studios that offer world-class yoga retreat programs amidst the rice paddles. Hymning the mantra while doing yoga on the rice paddles gives you a more focusing ability and calm your mind, thus, doing yoga in Canggu is the best thing to do.


  • To Gaze Gorgeous Sunset Views

No matter whether you’re in Seminyak, Ubud, or in Kuta, the sunset in Bali are famous for a myriad of reasons. So, if you’re in Canggu, you should hunt the opportunity of gazing the absolutely stunning sunset views with your sweetheart at Canggu Beach while sipping your favourite drink and discussing further to have good times in Canggu.

Tip: To enjoy stunning sunsets, head to the Lawn or Batu Bolong Beach, Finn’s Beach Club at Berawa Beach and Echo Beach.


  • Venture Sunday Market

On your Bali tour package, if you’re finding to buy some clothes, food and ornaments to impress your sweetheart, then the Sunday Market is a place to be. Sunday Market is an open-air shopping hub sets next to the French Bakery Monsieur Spoon.


  • Visit Ubud For Day Trip


The best thing about Canggu is its proximity to Ubud – the cultural heart of Bali. Located just around 29 km from Canggu, Ubud is the ultimate place to indulge in Balinese spa treatments, Balinese culture and Balinese hospitality. It has rice terraces, best waterfalls, traditional markets and one Monkey Forest where you can fancy a selfie with the Monkeys.


Advice: Day trip to Ubud from Canggu is the new best things to do in Canggu. If you’re keen to know more about what to see and do in Ubud, click here.


Best Time To Visit Canggu Bali

best time to visit canggu bali

Canggu experiences a warm, humid climate all year round with an average temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. It is best to visit Canggu from April to September. It is the right time, and you’ll get discounted deals on resorts also.

I hope this quick guide to hippies hideaway – Canggu Bali haven given you an adrenaline kick to pack your bags, book your flight tickets and flock to Canggu Bali. But frankly, there is more to know about Canggu Bali and its myriads of other things to do and places to visit.

So, do mention in the comments section what is your plan to about Canggu, and what are the things you found not in my this blog section. I promise, next time I will fix your concern with more healthy reasons.


Author: Culture Holidays

Culture Holidays is known worldwide as a premium International Luxury Tour Operator giving travelers the best experiences of their lives. Culture Holidays has an unparalleled experience of 18 years and is still getting stronger with every passing day.

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