Canggu is a coastal village in southwest Bali, located about 20 minutes from Seminyak, or about 50 minutes from Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport by taxi, car, or motorbike. Its black sand beach and big waves offer challenging surfing spots, and its hipster vibe and dynamic community have been inviting many people to live here, including expatriates and digital nomads. To get around Canggu Bali, it is easier to rent the motorbike; you can refer to the guide for best Bali transportation to get around.

Canggu Bali beaches

Facing the west, the black sand beaches in Canggu Bali are known for its sunset and serve as one of the best surfing spots in Bali. You can do a lot of activities on Canggu beaches, such as:

  • Surfing in Echo Beach, Berawa Beach, and Batu Bolong Beach
  • Horse riding along the Yeh Gangga Beach, Pererenan Beach
  • Visiting the iconic Tanah Lot
  • Enjoying the sunset in Berawa Beach
  • Signing into the cozy retreats in Nelayan Beach
  • Relaxing on the beach bars or pool bars, like The Lawn, Cabina Bali, La Brisa, Panama, and Finns

Activities and things to do in Canggu Bali

Packed with tons of places to play and learn, Canggu Bali offers some fun to:

  • Play in the Bounce Bali Trampoline Center, Splash Waterpark, Strike Bowling, sports center, and kids club – all are located in Finns Recreation Club Bali
  • Ride the horse in Bali Equestrian Centre
  • Explore Canggu rice fields around Pererenan and Seseh
  • Do the cooking class
  • Do the jewelry making class
  • Do some yoga and fitness class
  • Do surfing lessons
  • Play golf in one of the best golf courses in Asia, Nirwana Bali Golf Course
  • Go shopping in the bazaars
  • Pamper yourself in the spa
  • Play with the kids at La Casita Bali, The Joglo,

Bazaar and community events in Canggu Bali

Canggu Bali is also very popular for its weekend bazaars in numerous venues, such as:

  • Pop art in The Temple of Enthusiasm by Deus Ex Machina Bali
  • Gypsy Sunday Market in La Laguna, Berawa
  • Organic Sunday Market near Echo Beach
  • Love Anchor Canggu Bazaar
  • Samadi Sunday Market
  • Canggu Makers Market at Berawa Kitchen
  • Sunday Market in Old Men’s

Eat and drink in Canggu Bali

You can find endlesss places to eat and drink in Canggu, including restaurants, cafés, and local food places, such as:

  • Best coffee at Hungry Bird
  • Drinks at Old Man’s
  • Vegan food at Shady Shack
  • Breakfast at Ruko Café
  • Local Indonesian food at Warung Bu Mi
  • Dinner at Manggis
  • Japanese Food at Ji Sushi
  • Italian Food at Da Romeo Italian
  • Quince Café
  • Cinta Café

Where to Stay in Canggu Bali

The Bohemian Canggu got everything covered, including a wide range of accommodations in this area. For mid-range options, try Vassany Stay, Aston Canggu Beach Resort, Alternative Beach, The Kirana Hotel, Ecosfera Hotel, Desa Seni, Eco Gypsy Houses, Rama Village Canggu. Some luxury stays include The Slow, Hotel Tugu Bali, Mandala The House, Theanna Eco Villa and Spa, The Palm House, COMO Uma Canggu, Ametis Villa, Lautan Kupu-Kupu Villas, The Haven Suites. If you are looking for budget accommodations, Canggu has The Green Room, The Farm Hostel, Mojo Resorts Canggu, Canggu Surfing House, Clandestino, Echoland Bed and Breakfast.