Bali Nature – Best nice places to visit surrounding Bali Island

Bali has beautiful nature landscape including beaches, rice terrace, river valley, volcano, mountain, rice field, waterfalls, monkey forest and more. The garden has lush green rolling rice terraces and greenery everywhere and you may do some walks around for your Bali holidays. Best rice terrace near Ubud to visit is Tegallalang Rice Terrace and Jatiluwih Rice Terrace. The beaches also very nice with white sand and black sand color. Visit south of Bali for white sand beaches including Nusa Dua Beach and Kuta Beach. North and east Bali has black sand beach color including Lovina and Candidasa Beach.

Nusa Dua Beach Bali
White Sand at Nusa Dua Beach

Tegallalang & Jatiluwih Rice Terrace

These 2 rice terraces has lovely view, Tegallalang Rice Terrace with coconut trees and beautiful small river valley located in the middle of Bali near Ubud. Rice field also can find along the road in country side all over Bali Island. Jatiluwih Rice Terrace has amazing view and there is a path to do hike around the field. Jatiluwih Rice Terrace located a little bit west side of Bali.

Tegallalang Rice Terrace
Tegallalang Rice Terrace

Ubud Sanctuary Monkey Forest

The monkeys within the Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal are commonly called long-tailed macaques. Their scientific name is Macaca fascicuiaris. On Bali , there are Balinese long-tailed macaque troops (populations) that live in areas where they have little to no contact with humans and troops that come into contact with humans on a regular basis. Beside of monkey and forest, there are some temple inside of Ubud Monkey Forest. In western part is Dalem Temple (temple dedicated to Siwa Gods), in eastern is the cemetery and Merajapati Temple, this temple is adjacent to the cemetery. In this temple Hindus worship to the God (Hyang Widhi) in personification as Brahma Prajapati. The cemetery is used temporarily, while waiting for the day of the mass cremation which is held every 5 years. One small temple located at the river bank call Spring Water Temple use for purification ceremony during there temple anniversary at Dalem Temple.

Ubud Monkey Forest
Ubud Monkey Forest

Ubud Monkey Forest

Ubud Monkey Forest – Habitat type of Long-Tailed MacaqueThe monkey at Ubud Monkey Forest of Padangtegal are commonly called long-tailed macaques. Their scientific name is Macaca fascicuiaris. On…

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