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72 Hours in Canggu: Bali's Hipster Surf Town

72 Hours in Canggu: Bali's Hipster Surf Town, Denpasar, Indonesia (B)

If you’re in Canggu for three days there’s a world of fun to be had. From the outdoors to the indoors you’ll be sure to create memories for life in Bali’s premier hipster surf town. In Canggu you’ll get a taste of the “real Bali” while also enjoying the best of adventure and cuisine.

The first activity you’ll want to consider doing in Canggu is surfing. Batu Bolong beach and nearby Canggu beach are popular surfing spots, and Old Man’s beach and Echo beach are also superb. Canggu beach is the best choice for taking surfing lessons because of its rock-free, sandy bottom.

Surfing lessons and surfboard rentals can be booked in the Canggu beach parking lot at a cost of around 50,000 Indonesian Rupiah ($4.95 AUD) for a two-hour rental. Two-hour lessons with a helpful instructor will run you about RP 350,000 ($34.60 AUD).

There are also a lot of accommodation options well-suited to surfers such as Premier Surf Camp, Koa D’Surfer and Big Brother Surf Inn. 

In terms of accommodation, Canggu has a range of options, from the abovementioned surfer-oriented hotels to relaxing holiday villas. Slightly off the beaten track next to Canggu are a number of holiday villas, available for under $130 AUD per night. The Taman Baru Bali villas are also a splendid accommodation option (if you are looking for something a little more high-end). ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 72 Hours in Canggu: Bali's Hipster Surf Town
Guide Location: Indonesia » Denpasar
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/72-hours-in-canggu-balis-hipster-surf-town
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Batu Bolong beach
  • Premier Surf Camp
  • Koa D’Surfer
  • Tanah Lot temple
  • Warung Dandelion
  • Monsieur Spoon
  • Warung Bu Mi
  • Oazia Spa
  • Old Man’s Bar