An Adventurous Day at Bali Bike Park – Mountain Biking in the Island of Gods!

If it’s pedal-powered adventures you are after, then the Bali Bike Park with its jungle trails is a definite must visit and offers plenty of fun adventure for novices and pros alike.

Planning Your Visit

This attraction can be found in North Bali in Pancasari Village; those staying at Bali resorts further afield including at properties such as Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort can plan a day excursion here. The ride to the bottom takes about 10 minutes, while you do get a jeep shuttle that takes you back to the starting point.

The Trails

Mountain bikers can look forward to tackling various trails at Bali Bike Park each with something different to offer riders of different experience levels. Amidst the natural setting, you can expect to find trails featuring natural berms (banked turns), gap jumps, ladder drops, hip jumps and more!

What About the Bikes?

While dedicated mountain bikers may bring their own bikes, you can rent bikes as well as the needed equipment at the Bali Bike Park. Do keep in mind that the bike hire is not included in the price of the entrance ticket.

Other Helpful Points

When it comes to attire, wear something comfortable like a t-shirt, shorts and shoes. Remember you can get maps of the site’s trails and if you want, even have a guide join you on the ride. Also, keep in mind that the park is closed on Sundays.

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Walking into the new year in Bali – A sunny tropical haven

Looking to escape into the wonders of a tropical haven this new year? Then Bali should be at the top of your list. Check out our guide on how you can spend the new year in this sunny destination.

Relax by the beach

It should come as no surprise that people visit Bali for their beaches. Some of the best luxury Bali hotels come attached to these beaches and shouldn’t be an issue accessing. Relaxing by the beach with a cocktail in hand should be the number one thing you do on your visit.

Pamper yourself

Bali is the ideal destination to take care of your body, mind and soul. Pamper and relieve yourself of all the stress you had last year at a good wellness spa in Bali. The Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas have some magical spa treatments at all their properties to help you achieve a stress-free holiday.

Fun Activities to do

Looking for some fun things to do in Bali? Surfing and other water activities are a definite must try. Choose from an array of water activities such as jet skiing, wind surfing and river rafting to have an adventure filled trip with your friends. Animal lovers can also check out the Bali bird park and zoo.

Party Away

The nightlife in Bali is quite happening. You will find most tourists and locals lining the streets filled with nightclubs and pubs. The bars are quite inexpensive, and drinks are quite affordable. Enjoy a night of good music and drinks and party till dawn.

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Secluded beach gateways in Bali – Where sunset is more than a reverie

You can just imagine how stunning the coastlines would be in a place that is often referred to as the Island of the Gods. The air still cool with fresh breeze is what any tourist would crave for. But then, why choose Bali for your private beach getaways? The reason is simple. The sea is calm, yet the tide is full – just what you look for.

Kuta Beach

What strikes you more than anything here is the stunning sunset. This is also flanked by enough eateries to satisfy your taste buds. You can also look for surfboards and lounge chairs which are available for rent.

Balangan Beach

Take a while to take in its formation: long and the rocky cliffs. And those palm trees in the surrounding guarantees protection from the scorching sun, if you happen to hang around during the daytime. The distant scenery of sun umbrellas and surfer bars could be more than tempting to visit Balangan Beach.

Balian beach

Flickr user: Edie209, Balian Beach Sunset, CC BY 2.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Flickr user: Edie209 Beach SunsetCC BY 2.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Now, if you are a surf pro, you shall not miss Balian beach. The beach is quite popular for its dunes and knolls and you can get more information on best beach getaways in Bali from travel blogs such as Sandy Beach Trips. The evening is the best time to visit the beach. There are other water sports such as bodysurfing. The beach is also home to an eclectic range of eateries

Sanur Beach

Sanur Beach’s cleanliness is simply impeccable. That is such a sight to see. This five-kilometre beach is ideal for surfers. Sanur is one of the most beautiful – as well as popular – beaches. The beach has a plenty of activities such as sun-tanning. Despite its popularity, you will also find a relaxed atmosphere here.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.