The Ultimate Canggu Experience Guide: Must Dos for Every Canggu Traveler

When travelling to new places, there’s always an advantage to be prepared and have a few thoughts of what you like to see or do. To make sure your Canggu visit will be as incredible as it possibly can be, so follow our Ultimate Canggu Experience Guide: Must Dos for Every Canggu Traveler!

Breakfast at Crate Café

Another step in The Ultimate Canggu Experience: Must Dos for Every Canggu Traveler is to enjoy a breakfast at Crate. It is literally the best. You get a huge portion with meat, vegetarian and vegan options for as little as 55 000 IDR (3.5USD).

And when i say that the portions are huge, they really are! The food is super tasty and everything is fresh from the day. They also have tasty smoothies and a coffee to kill for!

THE ULTIMATE CANGGU EXPERIENCE GUIDE: MUST DOS FOR EVERY CANGGU TRAVELER
THE ULTIMATE CANGGU EXPERIENCE GUIDE: MUST DOS FOR EVERY CANGGU TRAVELER: Eat at Crate Cafe

Taste and value for the money – this is the place. 

Jl. Canggu Padang Linjong, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351 Open daily from 6am-5pm

Surfing

It’s time to get in the water and surf for the first time! Head down to Batu Bolong Beach, just below Old Man’s and take a lesson from a local on the beach. They will give you the surfboard and all equipment needed for 220 000IDR (15USD). 

The lesson is 2 hours and who knows, it might be the start of your surfing career! It’s possible to leave your belongings safely at the places where you decide to take the lesson. There´s plenty of surf school options down at the beach. 

If you’re a more experienced surfer head down to Echo Beach and choose a break that looks appealing. There’s four different breaks to choose beteween! Yeew!

Day Trip Temple

While travelling always try to utilize the day, and what’s better than a day trip. Drive a scooter or rent a car over to Tirta Empul Temple. Tirta Empul Temple – also called holy water temple has a lot of history and if you feel like reading on a bit, have a look here.

Amazing scenery that provides a bigger insight in the religious and spiritual world of Bali.

It’s an exciting and a very interesting experience where everyone that’s visiting Canggu should see!

Open daily from 7am-6pm and it takes just over 1h to get there.

THE ULTIMATE CANGGU EXPERIENCE GUIDE: MUST DOS FOR EVERY CANGGU TRAVELER
THE ULTIMATE CANGGU EXPERIENCE GUIDE: MUST DOS FOR EVERY CANGGU TRAVELER

Day Trip Waterfall

The best waterfall around Canggu is about 2h drive away. The wonderful place is called Aling-Aling waterfall and there’s different jumps ranging from 1 to 15 meters. Food and drink options are available before entering the waterfall.

You can also go on the natural water slides to experience some adrenaline kicks! 

Open daily from 7am-5pm.

Happy hour at Old Man’s

If you’re in the mood for a drink, some good vibes and a cool view – check out Old Man’sclassic happy hour from 5-6pm. They offer 2 for 1 on any beverage (yes, including cocktails). Super tasty food options are also avaiable troughout the day. 

On Wednesdays they’re also running their famous International Beer Pong Tournament, where different prices from Gili trips to surfboards can be won. Sign up starts at 6pm with free entry!

Party Time

If it’s a party you’re looking for Canggu is definetely the right place. It has a big party scene and it’s possible to go out every night.

Old Man’s, usually open until 1am and Sandbar, open everyday until 4am are always good options. Sandbar is on the beach just below Old Man’s and it’s pretty much always pumping!

If you’re in to techno, check out techno bar which is located just next to the places listed above. 

They play some sick music and are also open until 4am every day. Get ready to dance all night!

Sunset Echo Beach

In a tropical place like Indonesia, a surrealistic sunset while enjoying an ice cold Bintang, is essential. Head over to Echo Beach and go to the wooden built restaurant La Brisa.

A Magical place with a breathtaking view, where you can watch people surf and enjoy that little extra special sunset.

THE ULTIMATE CANGGU EXPERIENCE GUIDE: MUST DOS FOR EVERY CANGGU TRAVELER
THE ULTIMATE CANGGU EXPERIENCE GUIDE: MUST DOS FOR EVERY CANGGU TRAVELER

Massage

While in Canggu, it’s a must to get a massage! They’re unbelievably good… And cheap!

Canggu offers a variety of different massage spa’s so it could be a bit hard to choose.

Recommendations here is without a doubt AMO spa. They offer everything you can expect while wanting a treatment and they do it with style. Everything is super clean and it got a feeling of luxuriousness.

Have a look at their website here!

AMO Spa Canggu, Jl Pantai Batu Bolong No. 69, Canggu. Open daily 9am – 10pm.

You are now ready to experience everything Canggu, Bali has to offer during your time here. If you are looking to take some time to check out a few beaches (which you should) pop on over to our post Top 5 Beaches in Changgu, Bali

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