A Traveler’s Guide to Making the Most of Bali: 7 Tips from ZEN Rooms

A main item in every traveler’s bucket list, you’ll never run out of things to love about Bali. Staying there for only a week? Fret not! Here’s a list of activities and places you shouldn’t miss out! These are all backpacker budget-friendly! 😉  

Enjoy a Sunrise Surf in Old Men’s Beach or Berawa

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Indonesia has a good wave throughout the season, no wonder many world-class surfers travel here. So why not take a surf course in the morning, right at sunrise, at Old Mens Beach, Bali? Beginner? No worries, you can find lots of good surfing schools in Bali. Try Charlie Brown Surf School.

Stay here: ZEN Rooms Canggu Rice Field View, ZEN Rooms near Echo Beach, ZEN Rooms Pantai Berawa Gang Kunti.

End the day watching the world’s best sunset from Uluwatu Cliffs with a glass of champagne in EL Kabron

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Bali has an amazing mysterious aura at sunset. So go and enjoy the beautiful sunset from the romantic cliff of Uluwatu to cap off your day. Best place: El Kabron Spanish Restaurant & Cliff Club.

Take a guided mountain bike tour in Ubud

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The cool air, plus the picturesque view of paddy field, forest, and shady trees make outdoor activities, such as cycling, fun to do in Ubud. Try Infiniti guides: they have tracks from beginners to advanced.

Stay here: ZEN Villa Tebongkang Ubud, ZEN Premium Purana Kumbuh Ubud, ZEN Rooms Tukad Mas, ZEN Premium Ubud Hanoman II.

Unleash Your Inner Indiana Jones by rafting on the Ayung River

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Bali is no stranger to extreme sports!

Take out your adventurous soul and get ready to be an adrenaline junkie like Indiana Jones by trying out rafting with friends along the Ayung River. Surrounded by tall cliffs, clear air and challenging currents, you’ll definitely have an unforgettable ride!

Stay here: ZEN Villa River Side, ZEN Villa Tebongkang Ubud, ZEN Premium Pegosekan Ubud 3.

Experience the Nightlife in Seminyak

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Bali may be peaceful at day but it could satisfy your wildest dreams at night! 😉 Go to Seminyak area! ZEN recommends you to start from Da Maria, 40 Thieves, and end your day at Jungle. Go get wild!

Taste the Best Seafood in Jimbaran Fish Market

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Complete your seven-day islander experience by spoiling your tongue with the best seafood from Jimbaran Fish Market!

Relax and Get Lazy in Sunday’s Beach Club

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Lastly, it’s time to relax, sitting on a bean bag by the beach, enjoying the flavors and cocktails to close the day. Best time, head to Sunday’s Beach Club from the afternoon before sunset.

Stay here: ZEN Rooms Uluwatu GWK, ZEN Rooms Jimbaran Udayana, ZEN Rooms Tanjung Benoa Pratama 2, ZEN Premium Uluwatu Complex

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