Possibly the location for most of the Insta-feed of virtual nomads in Southeast Asia, the picturesque island of Bali has a bit of everything to capture the eyes of the Instagram audience. Here, you have got the beauty of rice fields, mountains, waterfalls, volcanoes, beaches, and temples to occupy your lenses.
Abyandauh, Karangasem, Kec. Karangasem, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80811, Indonesia
Find yourself an unforgettable sunrise with Bali’s highest mountain, Mount Agung, in the background. At 3,031 metres, this giant strikes the perfect pose in the background of green fields with a splash of red in the horizon.
THE ICONIC WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS SWING
Jalan Munduk – Wanagiri, Wanagiri, Sukasada, Pancasari, Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia
Once an unknown swing installed on the garden of an AirBnB host, this now popular Bali swing can be an expensive shot for 35USD. The good news is that all great ideas are seldom left uncopied and there are now cheaper options in the area. You just need to get creative to get that seemingly authentic Bali swing shot. For 40,000 rupiah, just a mere USD2, this option will be kinder to your budget.
SACRED MONKEY FOREST SANCTUARY
Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Make a new friend or two and take a selfie with these cute furry creatures on each of your shoulders. Just watch it! Your friend may bite. Other than 700 monkeys that are eager to grant you an audience, you will be surrounded by 12.5 hectares of thick forest and beautiful sculptures hiding between trees.
TEGALLALANG RICE TERRACES
Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia
With the dramatic views of sprawling rice terraces across the valley, you will be scampering to find the right angle for this amazing vista. For more photos, walk around the village and take snapshots of the carvings of the Balinese craftsmen that reside here.
Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
One of the six major temples of Bali, Uluwatu has a beautiful perch on top of a 70-metre high sea cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, making it one of the most scenic locations in Bali. Take a picture over the cliff edge to show off your dauntless self.
TUKAD CEPUNG WATERFALL
Jl. Tembuku, Dusun Penida Kelod, Tembuku, Kabupaten Bangli, Bali 80671, Indonesia
Tukad Cepung may not be as tall as the waterfalls, but there is something special about the way the cascade catches sunbeams that make it seem like an ethereal fairy pool.
RUMAH POHON TREEHOUSE
Pejukutan, Nusapenida, Klungkung Regency, Bali 80771, Indonesia
Well, nothing says ‘I’m in Bali’ like a picture of a treehouse amidst rocky formations and the sea.
THOUSAND ISLAND VIEWPOINT
Pejukutan, Nusapenida, Klungkung Regency, Bali 80771, Indonesi
Standing on a cliff with the blue waters and rocky formations around you will definitely make a statement. #befreeinbali
LA PLANCHA BALI
Jalan Mesari Beach, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesi
Possibly one of the most photogenic beach bars in Seminyak with its colourful parasols and beach bags. Stay here for a sunset and it will add even more colour to your pictures.
SEA CIRCUS BALI
Jl. Kayu Aya No.22, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
When you head to the Sea Circus for brunch, you also get a whimsical background for your Instagram shot.
22 Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan Kuta Selatan Indonesia
So you’ve got some mountains, rice fields, monkeys, and beaches. Why not complete the collection with an abandoned airplane?
SHARE YOUR BEST BALI PICTURE
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Cover photo: @unearthwithus