The Voyage Bali – Canggu Bali is an amazing little town. it’s a popular place to visit among travelers, surfers and clout chasers. The town is hidden behind the bigger and busier cities in Kuta and Seminyak, which are also very popular cities for tourists. Canggu is a perfect town for backpackers. The town is very laid-back and relaxing, surrounded by lush green rice fields and countless hip and chick cafes, great restaurants, yoga studios and full of inspirations.
Accomodation in Canggu Bali
It’s honestly not difficult to get an accommodation is Canggu Bali. It won’t take you much time to find one Canggu accommodation. But since there are hundreds of those, you might get confused on which one to pick. There are three major areas in Canggu. These areas are the perfect balance of strategic location and affordable price.
Batu Bolong is the main area with all the major shops, bars and restaurants available in the location. This area is good for people who want to walk to go somewhere. The best places to go are within walking distance. Berawa is new and getting more and more popular. There are a lot of fantastic restaurants and shops that are newly opened in the area. Since it’s relatively new, the area isn’t crowded like the rest and you will encounter the locals and interact with them more often. Pererenan has the best beach compared to the other two. Also close to the rice fields, the area feels very peaceful and refreshing. The only downside is that, you’d need to drive for 5-10 minutes to go to all the hip and chick restaurants.
That being said, here some of the best places to stay in Canggu Bali.
Eastin Ashta Resort Canggu. Located only 200 meters away from the famous surfer’s beach in Canggu. Enjoy your time in Canggu and surf to your heart’s content. Go back and forth between the hotel and the beach within walking distance. The resort has a total 119 rooms and suites with sizes ranging from 37 – 60 sqm. The overall design is very crowdy, with a mix of casual, business and creative. You can feel the contemporary Balinese influences throughout the interiors. All rooms are provided with free Wi-Fi and in-room deluxe amenities. You can also use their signature facilities, such as: restaurant, gym, large swimming pool, library and a small function room. There are three options you can choose; superior, deluxe and executive room.
Theanna Eco Villa and Spa. A great hotel for people who prefer to relax more in Canggu Bali. Located in serene Canggu, the villa is about 35 minutes away from the busy Kuta. The atmosphere in the area around the villa is much quieter and more peaceful. Beautiful beaches, romantic sunset and calming terrace right at your doorstep. The villa management believe that paying high respect to nature and local community culture is the best way to do their business. The overall design is gorgeous, combining the best of Balinese and Japanese architecture. It’s not often to see this kind of design. The villas are located within walking distance from the best beaches, restaurants and cafes.
The Kirana Canggu Hotel. There is something about this hotel that is very calming. It’s probably because of the design. The design gives laid-back vibe that is progressive yet still shows the cultural roots and a way of life that remind us of easier and simpler times.
Things to Do in Canggu Bali
Canggu is popular for many reasons. There are so many things to do, including enjoying the local life and culture. But, for this section we have two suggestions for you.
First, is the The Lawn Canggu Bali. It’s a great place to enjoy the most delicious food and enjoy the relaxing beach. There many places in Canggu to get great food. Especially if this is your first-time visiting Bali, you might get overwhelmed by the choice you got. The Lawn is a good starting place to try all kind of Balinese food in one place.
The place has a warm atmosphere to it. The place also gives out the romantic vibes. There two spots you can choose here. First is indoor and second is outdoor. With indoor, the whole design is minimalist. The rooms are filled with all kind of decorations and ornaments and each decor has its own meaning. They also have unique lanterns. These lanterns are created from branches and shaped like a bird cage. The rooms look a bit dim and give out that romantic feeling.
Outdoor on the other hand, is also a very interesting place in The Lawn. Here, you can see how beautiful the beach in. There are two ways to sit on the beach, on a wooden chair or table, or on the floor on top of the sitting pillow, complete with a low table for your food. One more thing before you visit, during nighttime they have a dress code, you’re not allowed to wear a singlet or shirts with any alcohol brands on it.
Second is La Laguna Bali. you can treat it like a beach-side cafe. Surrounded with landscaped fields, you can sit anywhere you want. There are VIP rooms with very unique designs. They provided many great spots for guests to take pictures with the beach on the background. The best way to describe this place is that it’s photogenic and instagrammable. It’d be better for you to visit the place before sundown, so you can explore the place and take as many pictures as you want. The menu is a not that long, you can try their soups, salad and sandwiches. They also have desserts, to freshen your mind.
These two places are great to try all the Canggu local food. The best things to remember are to immerse yourself with nature and local culture, and always respect nature and the locals. With that, your time in Canggu Bali will be the best memories for the rest of your life.