10 Bali Hiddens Gems, Anti Mainstream Tourism Destination

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 Bali Hidden Gems – Bali, which has become a popular tourist spot among domestic and foreign tourists, does have a myriad of exciting activities. Starting from the natural beauty, the ranks of restaurants, as well as interesting attractions.

There are so many tourist attractions that are popular among foreign countries. This tourist spot is a favorite destination for foreign tourists, something that cannot be missed when visiting Bali.

10 Bali Hidden Gems

So, for those of you who have been to Bali several times and want to see something different, here is a list of hidden gems that must be added to your bucket list!


Gili Putih, Bali Hidden Gems

Gili Putih is a land that arises in the middle of the Buleleng sea or better known as sandbar. Gili Putih is located in Bangsal Harbor, Mandasari Hamlet, Buleleng Regency. This location is quite far from the city so it takes approximately three hours to get to the location. Not to forget, it is also necessary to rent a boat to arrive at Gosong Gili Putih. For those of you who want to visit here, there are facilities for snorkeling, as well as photogenic spots such as swings and pavilions to relax.

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Enjoy delicious Balinese food on a relaxing riverbank, what if it’s not the hallmark of the Swept Away restaurant. This restaurant has a romantic concept for couples who want to celebrate special moments with a natural feel. Swept Away also provides beautiful decorations to support a romantic atmosphere. This restaurant is divided into outdoor and indoor sections, with a Balinese design. Well, for those of you who have a certain diet, don’t worry! Swept Away provides a special menu for vegans and vegetarians that you can enjoy.

  • Addres: Baung Street, Sayan, Ubud, Gianyar.
  • Price Range: 500.000 IDR or about 35 USD


Enjoying the sunset while surfing in a calm atmosphere is the dream of many people who want to get away for a while from the crowds of the city. You can find this at Green Bowl Beach Ungasan. This beach, which is located in the southern part of Bali, is still unknown to many people, you know. The blue water and white sand show a very beautiful natural scenery. In addition, the waves here are also suitable for those of you who like to surf. For those who want to visit, don’t forget to stop by this hidden cave around the beach, OK!


The clarity of the water and its beauty deserves the nickname Bali Hidden Gem. Blemantung Waterfall is located approximately one to two hours from the center of Tabanan. If you visit this waterfall, you will pass through the expanse of coffee plantations first. Here you can feel calm because of its location far from residential areas. In addition to capturing the moment, you can also try the fresh water by swimming in this waterfall.


Another natural tourism that is still hidden is Gunung Payung Beach. This beach is located in South Kuta which is not too far from the city. The uniqueness of this beach is that you can picnic and even do barbecues. This beach also has a natural beauty that is no less interesting than other beaches. In addition to the still green water, there are beautiful caves that you can stop by to watch the sunset on the Island of the Gods. Oh yes, for only IDR 4,000* you can enter and enjoy the beauty of this beach.


As the name suggests, Taman Ujung Sukasada is located at the tip of the island of Bali and takes two hours from the city. This park has a variety of Instagramable spots. Starting from the architecture of the building to its natural beauty. Taman Ujung Sukasada has buildings with Balinese carvings and ancient Balinese architecture. This view is complemented by a beautiful lotus pond and a panoramic view of the mountain that can be seen directly with the naked eye.

You can enjoy this panoramic view more clearly when you climb 100 stairs and arrive at a building without a roof. There, you will enjoy beautiful landscapes ranging from mountains to the ocean. Not far away, you can visit Candidasa Temple which is also no less interesting.


A small beach with beautiful views and a relaxing atmosphere can be found at Bias Tugel Beach. This Bali Hidden Gems is located in Karangasem Regency close to the Padang Bai port. The facilities provided here are no less interesting than other beaches. Local tour guides will offer umbrella rental services along with beach chairs and drinks to relax while quenching thirst.


Peguyangan Waterfall is Bali Hidden Gems that located in Nusa Penida Bali. This waterfall has extraordinary beauty with water clarity that is second to none. If you want to visit, there is no need to pay a fee to enter. However, you have to rent cloth and parking fees.

To reach the waterfall site, you have to descend hundreds of stairs. It is certain that all will be paid off if you have met a natural infinity pool, springs, and temples located in this waterfall area. Guaranteed, you will not regret visiting this site!


Soka Beach is a tourist attraction that is not far from the city. This beach is located on the edge of the main Denpasar-Gilimanuk highway. This beach is famous for its black sand and surfing area. If you visit this beach, don’t forget to feel the sensation of swinging or fishing. Well, if you are not satisfied, not far from this beach, you can visit the Ogoh-Ogoh Museum which provides monsters and Balinese mythology.


The next Bali Hidden Gem is temple with a variety of history and beautiful scenery is the hallmark of Gunung Kawi Temple. Apart from being a temple, this place is also the burial complex of the kings of the Udayana Dynasty. This temple is a protected historical cultural heritage. This temple is now functioned as a temple and a means to worship the royal family of King Anak Wungsu. If you are interested in archeology and history, you can take a deeper look at the reliefs and niches in the walls that tell about harmony in religious life.

So, those are some hidden Bali tourist attractions that we can call Bali Hidden Gems. If you are bored with the same tourist attractions and are looking for anti-mainstream tourist attractions, you can try visiting one of the tourist destinations above.