Experience the diversity of the island of the Gods – visiting smaller communities around the island as you staying around, and then take the opportunity to enjoy the variety of activities available ‘topside’. We will be delighted to accommodate all your Bali leisure needs with a professional and prompt transportation service that attract you with different sights to suit any preference. Our tour program presents you with selected excursions from Bali's treasure trove of attractions including stunning beaches, expanses of terraced rice fields, historical sites, temples, art and the culture that Bali has long been known for. We create fully customized tour packages for individual or groups, a thoroughly enjoyable and memorable tour program which is designed specifically for your need and personal experience.

Whilst staying at The Bale Tokek Villa you may want to visit some of the many fascinating religious, cultural and natural sites near the villa and you will also want to go into Seminyak, Tanjung benoa water sports, Canggu beach, Ubud for shopping, cultural performances, etc. At any time during your stay you will have the option to book a car + driver at reasonable rates with 24 hours notice (or less, depending on availability) by telling the receptionist or villa staff who will liaise with our office. Alternatively, you can take a package tours discovering interesting places at a lower rates.

Sacred Sites, Attractions, and Activities Near to The Bale Tokek Villa

This guide gives you a brief insight into the many fascinating sites, temples and attractions surrounding The Bale Tokek Villa in the rural Canggu atmosphere.


Stay in Natural Tropical Breezes
With its distinctive architecture and wild lush tropical gardens abounding with exotic foliage with a small rice field view, The Bale Tokek Villa is a perfect home to enjoy your holiday. The location of the villa makes you feel the genuine culture of Balinese people as you can always see every time ceremony and culture activities held in the village.


  • Enjoy the Beach

    There is an exotic beach very close from the villa called Batubelig Beach. This beach is a favorite sun bathing point for visitors because the beach is having white sand and good for swimming. The beach is blessed by the stunning panorama of sunset that creates the romantic nuance for every visitor.

    There are many restaurants in the Batubelig Beach area which is a brief collection of well known eateries with local and western food.

  • Enjoy Magnificent Sunset at Tanah Lot Temple

    Tanah Lot is a Balinese Hindu Temple on the rock and the seawater encircles it when the sea water is tide. It is looked to be adrift in on the ocean and owns the magnificent view of sunset in the late afternoon. There are several points to see this temple with all amazing view. At this temple, we can find other Hindu temples like that make it a holy place in Bali.

    There are sea snakes dwell the cave in front of Tanah Lot Temple which you can see with small donation and those of them are believed the holy snake by the local community. Tanah Lot is a popular tourism and one of the best destinations to visit in Bali. The beautiful sunset is naturally made perfect with the dazzling silhouette of Tanah Lot Temple. It is about 30 minutes drive from Desa di Bali and the best time to visit is 5pm before sunset.

  • Play Golf in a Dramatic Coast Line

    Nirwana Bali Golf Club at Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort is beautifully set along the dramatic coast line amongst manicured gardens and traditional Balinese rice paddies. Designed by legendary golfer Greg Norman, the course boosts five ocean-side holes, three cliff-to-cliff tee shots and eight holes sculpted into the terraced rice fields.

    The signature Par 3 7th hole overlooks the famous Tanah Lot temple and is by far the most photographed hole on the course. The diverse and meticulously maintained course provides resort golfers and seasoned professionals with an unparalleled golfing experience. Distance from Desa di Bali Villas: 30 minutes by car.

  • Experience the Horse Riding

    Experience the natural beauty of "Real" Bali on the back of one of our happy horses! It is about 20 minutes drive from Desa di Bali Villas. They offer Rice Padi, Village and Beach rides, of short or long duration, plus Pony Rides for children. There is a suitable ride for every taste and, whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, to complete your Bali holiday. Rate start from IDR 350.000 including return transfers. Please contact your villa manager for more information and to arrange the bookings.

  • Relax in White Sand Beach of Seminyak

    Seminyak Beach is a beautiful white sandy beach situated in south west of Desa Di Bali Villas, approximately 15 minutes by car. The white sand stretch 3 km from Tuban Area has made it as a fascination for tourist to visit this place. Seminyak Beach is favored by the great wave that is ideally for surfing adventures

  • Day Trips Further Afield

    We list some attractions and activities for you to choose. You can plan short trips out to one or two sites or string together a few to make a day trip.



    Once a sleepy hillside village with little more than endless rice fields and earthen pathways, Ubud was nevertheless considered from early times as Bali's artistic center. This pedigree attracted early European artists who developed a wonderful relationship with their Balinese hosts. With royal patronage, these artists settled here and built lives around artistic pursuit.


    Ubud’s Dance & Cultural Performance schedule

    We have a book in the library at the villa that explains all the various dances to help you choose the ones that appeal most to you. Your driver will know the location of each of the dances listed below – all are in central Ubud. It is quite safe to buy tickets from street sellers who are often out in the afternoon selling tickets to that night's performances – they are usually volunteers selling tickets to support their village. The village receives the proceeds of the performances to support their temple and ceremonies. Please treat street ticket sellers with respect – they are not touts.

    Days Time Performance Place
    SUNDAY 7:00 PM Kecak Fire and Trance Dance Padang Tegal Kaja
    7:30 PM Kecak Fire and Trance Dance Pura Batukaru Ubud
    7:30 PM Legong of Mahabarata at Ubud Palace Ubud Palace
    7:30 PM The Peliatan Masters (Legong Dance) Arma Museum
    7:30 PM Womens Gamelan with Child Dance Peliatan
    8:00 PM Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet Play) Oka Kartini
    MONDAY 6:45 PM Raja Pala Story Pura Desa Kutuh
    7:00 PM Barong & Kris Dance Padang Tegal
    7:30 PM Kecak (Monkey Chant Dance) Jungjungan
    7:30 PM Ciwa Ratri Dance Pura Dalem Puri
    7:30 PM Legong Dance at Ubud Palace Ubud
    7:30 PM Kecak Fire and Trance Dance Pura Dalem Ubud
    TUESDAY 7:30 PM Legong Dance (Sekaa Gong Karyasa) Pura Dalem Ubud
    7:30 PM Ramayana Ballet Ubud Palace
    7:30 PM Spirit of Bali Pura Desa Kutuh
    7:30 PM Kecak Fire and Trance Dance Padang Tegal
    7:30 PM Legong Dance Peliatan
    8:00 PM Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet Play) Kerta Accommodation
    WEDNESDAY 6:45 PM Legong and Barong Dance Peliatan
    7:30 PM Legong and Barong Dance Ubud Kelod
    7:30 PM Legong and Barong Dance Peliatan
    7:30 PM Kecak Fire and Trance Dance Padang Tegal
    THURSDAY 7:00 PM Calonarang Dance Mawang Village
    7:30 PM Gabor Dance Ubud Palace
    7:30 PM Kecak (Monkey Chant Dance) Puri Peliatan
    7:30 PM Kecak Fire and Trance Dance Pura Batukaru Ubud
    7:30 PM Barong Dance Raja Peni Pura Dalem Ubud
    FRIDAY 7:00 PM Barong Dance Ubud Palace
    7:30 PM Legong Dance Peliatan
    7:30 PM Kecak Fire and Trance Dance Pura Dalem Ubud
    SATURDAY 7:00 PM Calonarang Dance Mawang Village
    7:30 PM Legong Dance Ubud Palace
    7:30 PM Legong Dance Pura Dalem Puri
    7:00 PM Kecak Fire and Trance Dance Padang Tegal
  • Tirta Empul Temple - Tampaksiring | The Holy Water Spring

    Tirta Empul Temple is one of the important Hindu temples located in the middle of Bali. Tirta Empul Temple was constructed during the rules of Candra Bayangsingha, King of Warmadewa dynasty in 926 AD. The temple is a popular sacred destination where Hindu Bali people visit for purification rituals.

  • Kintamani and Mount Batur Volcano | Kintamani

    Stand on the edge of the caldera and view the active volcano of Mount Batur. Then drive down into the caldera and discover ancient Balinese villages along the shores of Lake Batur whose way of life and customs have been unchanged for centuries.

    Distance from The Bale Tokek Villa: 120mins.

    Recommended visit time: 2 hours+.

    Visit tips: Treks to the central crater are possible but best done with a pre-arranged tour.

  • Tegallalang Rice Terraces | Tegallalang

    The Balinese landscape is very much devoted to wet rice agriculture and this farming is the most important activity in Balinese life. Rice is both the major crop and staple food and is interwoven into spiritual life as well. The rice terraces of Tegallalang offer a dramatic small valley view as well as giving visitors a more aerial view of the 'Subak' irrigation networks that feed the terraces

  • Nature & Adventure Park Bali Safari & Marine Park | Gianyar

    Bali Safari and Marine Park is located on 40 hectares south of Gianyar. There are 60 species represented amongst the 400 animals here, many bred in the park. Combining Balinese cultural ambience with African savannah, Bali Safari and Marine Park is home to Sumatran elephant, Sumatran tiger, white tiger, leopard, komodo dragon and cheetah - just some of the fascinating animals that can be seen at the Bali Safari and Marine Park.

    Distance from The Bale Tokek Villa: 90mins.

    Recommended visit time: Half to full day.

  • Taman Nusa Architecture Cultural Park | Blahpane Kelod, Gianyar

    Situated on 15 hectares, visitors can explore and experience Indonesia’s journey throughout the ages beginning from the prehistory through the bronze age, various kingdoms, and an archipelago of Indonesian cultures. The emphasis is on indigenous architecture, with a dazzling collection of traditional wooden homes. The journey continues to the early national era, independence, modern times and finally to the nation’s future.

    Distance from The Bale Tokek Villa: 120mins.

    Recommended visit time: 4 hours.

    Visit tips: Best visited early, the park involves considerable walking to see all the buildings. Elderly can ask for a golf buggy and driver (they don't officially give tours, but a smile helps!). There are two restaurants here so a morning and then lunch is recommended. More information (and discount tickets at time of writing)

  • Bali Bird Park | Singapudu, Batubulan, south of Ubud

    The Bird Park of Bali is a wonderful place to learn about these beautiful creatures close up. The Bali Bird Park is spread over two hectares of botanical gardens and has ornamental lakes, a traditional Toraja feature building and a restaurant. The park is home to around 250 different species and has the largest collection of Indonesian birds in Indonesia as well as many species from other tropical areas of the world.

    Distance from The Bale Tokek Villa: 90mins.

    Recommended visit time: 2-3 hours+.

    Visit tips: Visit earlier in the day when it is cooler and the birds are more active and then have lunch here or head up to Ubud for lunch and shopping afterward. Open 9am – 5.30pm every day.

  • Bali Zoo | Singapadu, south of Ubud

    Breakfast with the Elephants, spend a day with an Elephant and their 'Mahout' (including swimming) and see hundreds of other species at this respected zoo. By night the zoo comes alive with nocturnal animals, offering a very different experience.

    Distance from The Bale Tokek Villa: 90mins.

    Recommended visit time: 2-3 hours+.

    Visit tips: Open daily 9:00am to 6:00pm. Night Zoo is open every evening 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

  • Adventure & Activities

    There are range of adventure and activities available on Bali, many within driving distance of The Bale Tokek Villa. We recommend contacting our villa managers Bali Individual who also can arrange all your adventure activity and tour bookings. They can book these activities for you to get the best rate and inclusions and they will interface with your driver (most likely you'll be using a driver from Bali Individual's subsidiary company Bali Midori Transport Services, making planning seamless and easy for you).

    Some of the adventure & activities available include the following:

    • White Water Rafting (Ayung River, Ubud) 
    • River Tubing (Pakerisan River, Tampaksiring) 
    • Kayaking 
    • Cycling 
    • Guided walking tours 
    • Trekking (including volcanoes) 
    • Paragliding 
    • Helicopter tours 
    • Paintball 
    • Yacht cruises 
    • etc.
  • Other sites & centers of interest on the island

    If you have hired a car through Bali Midori Transport Services you can ask your driver to take you to a range of sites in addition to those away from the villa.