The only things that should be on your list when touring around Bali are good vibes, good vibes, and some more GOOD VIBES. And what’d be better to bring out these vibes than a night full of music, drama, romance, fun, adventure and ahem, a little intoxication? Well, it’s no secret that the nightlife in Bali is full of glamour, relaxation, and satisfaction. The only trouble that pops up is to decide what to do and where to go. And this is where we come in! So, to help you decide your ‘scene for the night’, we have 10 must-dos for your nights in Bali.
To give yourself a break from the usual deep bass, dubstep and dominant EDM trend, head towards the live music venues to enjoy stage performances with great local and international bands. Lay back and groove to some soothing and pumping live music to hype up your trip a bit.
Beach clubs in Bali are a must-do if you’ve got that beach bum and a water baby inside. Having a nice drink by the beach with a beautiful sunset view is one of the most relaxing nightlife experiences for couples as well as singles. Few of the top places you can visit are Ku De Ta in Seminyak, Potato Head, Mozaic and Cocoon for a spectacular evening.
The trend of rooftop bars is comparatively new in Bali, but is doing wonders for the travelers in every sense. The beautiful combination of aesthetic settings, innovative drinks, and a breezy starlit sky is what these bars offer. Some of the best rooftop bars to visit are Vertical Point, where a foaming jacuzzi on the rooftop takes the relaxing element to another level, Townhouse which is shaped like a staircase and U-Paasha, where you get a rooftop pool bar.
The unique collection of live shows in Bali takes you through a range from cultural dance performances to modern theatrical shows. Watching the dramatic light shows, storytelling, dance troupes, aerial acrobatics, and Hindu epics constitute a perfect nightlife in Bali for single or couples either! Making your evenings a little artsy is something you should definitely go for in Bali.
Another thing to try while exploring the nightlife in Bali is surfing through the amazing night markets. This awesome experience of roaming around the streets with the lights on and passing by the aroma of the delicious food is something itself. The most popular markets are in Sanur, Kereneng, Gianyar, and Badung where you get the best snacks like local food, smoking grills, and frying woks.
The nightlife in Kuta is all about touring around the city, exploring the markets, clubs, pubs, and plenty of performances. The dramatic sunset at the Uluwatu Temple, the Balinese Kecak dance, dinner at Jimbaran Bay are some of the things that should keep you up all evening and make you do best with your time in Bali.
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Try hitting a theatre instead of a club for a change. The awestrucking cultural shows such as the Kecak fire dance in an amphitheater near the Uluwatu temple is an eye-pleasing delight to watch. Apart from the adventurous live performances, there’s also a tour of the Indonesian archipelago known as Devdan, which shouldn’t be missed. The fire dance is usually performed on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays around 4:00 pm and the Devdan from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
For your inner glam hogger, the cabaret shows in Bali will promise you an appetite plenty to digest. These cabarets bring out songs and music with lip-syncing drag queens and stunning acrobatics for a little show. The venues are usually housefull due to these shows being hotspots for tourists and locals. Feed yourself some glamour and don’t miss out on these.
Known for its diverse wild side, Bali has the best nightlife safaris to offer. The excitement, adventure, and thrill you possess while being in a cage and journeying through the African Savannah is something one never forgets. The Safari & Marine Park lets you experience such safaris which also includes cocktails and unlimited BBQ, just for you.
No matter if you are here with your partners, friends or families, Bali will always have something to offer and excite you. So enjoy your nights and days in Bali like a king/queen!