Heavy rain all day! Had a plan to enjoy hot and sunny day in Kuta Beach but in the end you stuck in your hotel room, watching television, surfing on the internet all day till you feel bored. Don’t let the rain get you down! As you know, even when it’s raining, Bali can be a great destination with exciting activities and things to do.
We have summarized a varied list of activities you can enjoy when it’s raining in Bali!
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Over time, Yoga become popular in Bali. If it‘s raining and you have none activities, join a yoga class can be your choice to spend your day. Anyone can attend Yoga Class, even thought you are a beginner. Besides being healthy, Yoga is also useful for reducing stress, depression and sleep disorders.
Balinese traditional spa treatment are among the best thing the island has to offer. Rainy days provide an even more relaxed atmosphere to enjoy various spa treatments. Grand Inna Kuta Spa is one of our favourites on the island. Situated on the white sandy beach of Kuta, Grand Inna Kuta Spa offers direct access to the famous Kuta Beach. With its refreshing concept, the spa has undergone a spectacular makeover to ensure guests’ complete comfort and convenience during treatment.
Many people like to save shopping for the last days of their holiday, but if it’s raining, shopping is the perfect activities you can do. Bali has some decent shopping malls where you can find great international and local brands. You can find the best shopping mall at Beachwalk, Discovery Shopping Mall and T-Galleria Mall in Kuta; Seminyak Village in Seminyak; and Bali Collection in Nusa Dua.
Bali has a few very nice movie theatres showing latest international movie releases. What’s best, most of them are located inside shopping malls, so you could combine a day shopping with a night at the movie. Get yourself VIP tickets, which means you will have a couch front-row, blankets and service at your seats!
If you love Balinese and Indonesian cuisine and curious about what ingredients the chef used to make the food becomes delicious, join a cooking class is the answer. Whether you consider yourself a master or a beginner, taking a cooking class will give you a lot of fun and giving you great insight on tropical flavors with rich ingredients.
Enrich your Balinese art, history, or artifact knowledge by visiting Bali‘s museums. Bali has some world-class art museums to visit. Head to Ubud to visit Antonio Blanco Museum, ARMA Museum, or Puri Lukisan Museum; Bali Museum in central Denpasar; or Museum Le Mayeur in fisherman village, Sanur.
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Bali has endless choice of great restaurants to keep your appetite satisfied. Enjoy the rainy day sheltered in the best Indonesia restaurants while munching from an excellent traditional menu. You may also choose restaurant by their view: ocean, mountain, paddy field, or coastline - it‘s still beautiful even when it rains.
There‘s nothing like the warmth of a hot cup of coffee on a rainy day. While the beverage warms you from the inside you watch the window drip wet with rain and all your worries are being washed away. Our newest favourite place is Starbuck Dewata Coffee Sanctuary in Sunset Road, Seminyak. Opened on January 12th, 2019, Starbucks Dewata is one of the 185 best Starbucks outlets in the world. It is also the biggest Starbucks in Southeast Asia. Not only to enjoy their coffee, here you can also learn how coffee is made, from how to growing coffee beans, harvesting, processing, roasting, and how to serving the coffee.
Enjoy some great indoor fun and games with your friends or family when rain pouring. In Legian, head to Dream Museum Zone, a museum that offer three-dimensional trick art and life-size murals. There‘s also Upside Down World in Denpasar, where everything‘s inverted to give out that gravity-defying effect. If you a fan of detective, mystery and escape games, you will love to try Totem Room Escape in Seminyak.
It’s raining, and why not we just go with the flow? You can do a lot of fun activity during the rain and one of them is visiting one of the biggest and the most enjoyable Waterparks in Bali, Waterbom! Just remember to bring some warm clothes to wrap yourself into afterwards.