Ulu Watu, on the southern tip of Bali, is renowned for its temple by the same name, Uluwatu Temple (Pura Uluwatu). The temple is dedicated to the spirits of the sea and the views from the cliff are stunning. In addition to the spectacular views, the temple is also famous for the mesmerizing Kecak dance performance held every evening at sunset.
Ulu Watu is also famous for its wild coastline of surf breaks and high cliffs. The Pantai Suluban region is considered to be Bali's surfing Mecca, and has been featured in several classic films. Other must do activities in Ulu Watu include paragliding, beach combing and golf.
On the way to Ulu Watu, check out the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, set amidst dramatic natural backdrops and breathtaking panoramic vistas. Hacked out of limestone quarry, the complex showcases the rich cultural heritage of Bali. Deceptively simple, the cultural park is on scale of ancient classical monuments.
Ulu Watu offers a plethora of vacation villa options for a comfortable stay. Depending on your preferences, you can choose from a wide range of small vacation villas with views to die for or luxury cottages complete with staff, private pool and in-house spa facilities. The vacation villas in Ulu Watu are perfect for tourists who want to experience the best of Bali hospitality and outdoor living away from the crowds.
Open-sided warungs along the beach serve delicious seafood every evening. Nothing compares to a dining experience of watching the sunset with cool sea breezes in the background. You can pick your own fish from the ice box and have it barbecued right in front of you. Fine dining options are also available in Ulu Watu and the neighboring Jimbaran.
Located in the Bali International Resort, the restaurant is a must visit to enjoy some of Asia's best cuisines. You can dine indoors or outdoors and enjoy the spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.
KO Japanese Restaurant
This restaurant has long been Bali's ultimate destination for authentic and delicious Japanese food.
Nelayan Jimbaran Café and Homestay
There is a rooftop café here that provides spectacular views of the ocean front.
Ulu Watu's renowned entertainment offering is the Kecak dance performance held every evening at sunset at the temple complex. The dramatic cliffs and the ocean backdrop make the Ulu Watu temple by far the best place to watch the stunning kecak dance performances in Bali.
The Spas in Bali encapsulate the Balinese health and beauty traditions that have been in existence for hundreds of years. For the people of Bali they are rituals which can be relied upon to cure simple ailments, beautify the self, relax the mind, and soothe the soul.
Uluwatu Spa at Bali Inter-Continental Resort: Set amidst idyllic surroundings, the resort is the perfect venue for relaxing, taking in the views of the panoramic vistas and being pampered to various spa treatments such as traditional Balinese and Indonesian massages, acupressure, aromatherapies, steam baths and beauty treatments.
Jamahal Spa at Jamahal Private Resort & Spa: The spa, nestled in the colorful surroundings of the Jimbaran village, is a haven of tranquility. The spa here features, among others, traditional Lulur treatments, hot stone massage and Bali coffee scrub.