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As the Northern Hemisphere gears up for summer, travelers everywhere are beginning their search for the best travel destinations this year.

Of course, Bali continues to top the charts as one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. These unique destinations are becoming increasingly popular among international travelers to Bali.

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North Bali is becoming more and more interesting for foreign travelers. For decades, the vast majority of foreign holidaymakers in Bali have been drawn to the southern coast, with areas such as Kuta, Seminyak and Nusa Dua proving to be the most popular resorts for foreign tourists.

Now, thanks to social media and investment in tourism infrastructure, foreign travelers to Bali are increasingly interested in what the north has to offer. And it’s not hard to understand why.

North Bali encapsulates the best the island has to offer; Abundant with dense jungle, waterfalls, pristine coastline and plenty of hotels, restaurants, cafes and other tourist essentials, North Bali is what it is!

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Whether you’re a traveler looking to check into a hotel and take a day trip, or want to travel, North Bali has so much to offer.

Travelers all over the internet are jumping on forums looking for details on what’s going on in the north of Bali. So here is a quick overview…

Some of Bali’s most iconic sights and landscapes can be found in northern Bali. If you use social media to plan your photography tours and island adventures, you can guarantee that you will be led to Buleleng Regency, an administrative region that covers most of the north and northwest of the island.

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Lake Buyan tops the list as the most popular and popular destination for international travelers in North Bali, closely followed by nearby Lake Tamblingan.

Lake Buyan and Tamblingan, better known as the Twin Lakes, are close by, just a 90-minute drive from central Ubud.

Twin Lakes has a lot to enjoy, from quaint local cafes to chic eco-hotels nestled in jungle gorges surrounded by waterfalls; it’s too good to miss.

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Culturally, Buyan Lake and Tamblingan Lake also have a lot to discover. Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is only a 15-minute drive from Buyan Lake (and technically in the Tabanan region).

The temple is one of Bali’s most famous landmarks and one of the most culturally significant spiritual sites for Balinese Hindus, and is a must-see on a trip to the island.

All three lakes are incredibly beautiful and are the perfect place to kick back, relax and enjoy the jungle views.

Other key photo spots in the area include Handara Gate and Banyumala Waterfall, which can be included on a North Bali day trip from anywhere on the island.


For all aspiring content creators, influencers and photojournalists, North Bali offers dreamy landscapes and dozens of beautiful views that have been created with social media in mind.

Take Wanagiri Hidden Hill Bali for example. This is one of the most Instagrammed photo spots on the island. The woven nest still sits high on the hill, giving visitors the chance to take those all-important photos and take in the magical views.

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Lovina Beach and sunrise dolphin watching tours will continue to be a huge travel trend this summer, especially as tour operators in the region have begun to make strides in booking tour operations.

This is great news for tourists as they know exactly where and when they can join a North Bali dolphin watching tour and be sure to pay a fair price for the experience.

Boat operators in the area have also pledged to take extra safety measures to ensure the welfare of wild dolphins during sunrise tours, news that has been well received by foreign visitors.

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As a coastal resort, Lovina Beach is a wonderful place in itself, with or without the added bonus of wild dolphins at sunrise!

Lovina is full of boutique hotels and family-friendly hotels that, according to many tourists, retain the authentic charm of Bali, which can sometimes be difficult to find in the larger and busier resorts in the south.


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