Rainforests glistening in every shade of green give way to pine forests, coconut groves, and bamboo thickets that lead to talcum-soft sand beaches. In hillside temples, stone statues of Hindu deities gaze out towards the sea, guarding against misfortune. Known as the “Island of the Gods”, Bali is a natural beauty steeped in the customs and rituals of an ancient culture.
Experienced surfers and novice waveriders are all welcome to splash around in the ocean with the certified surf instructors at Odyssey's Surf School. Paddle out from Kuta beach, one of Bali’s best surf spots, and the school guarantees that all will be standing and Hanging Ten by the end of the lesson.Learn More
Explore this 27-acre ecological reserve and with a sacred Hindu temple complex dating back to 1350, set deep within a densely forested park. Hike the hillside paths to explore the three temples. Be sure to buy a bunch of bananas from the local vendors to feed to the Balinese macaques roaming freely throughout the park.Learn More
Practice a diverse range of yoga styles, such as Kundalini, Yin and Vinyasa, or a led mediation class at the Yoga Barn. This tropical perch set amongst terraced rice paddies in the village of Ubud, is a world-renowned center of healing and renewal. Following a class, stop by the Garden Kafe, the first raw food restaurant in Ubud, for a nourishing snack.