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Bali on a Budget

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Bali on a Budget
Bali has its share of high-priced tourist attractions, but visitors interested in the arts and nature can still find a number of things to do for free -- as well as places to explore for a very nominal entrance fee.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Latta Mahosadi Museum

The campus of the Indonesian Institute for the Arts (STSI) in the capital city of Denpasar is home to a museum that deserves to receive a great deal more visitors. The welcoming staff in the administration building will dispatch someone to walk you around the Latta Mahosadhi Museum, comprising two floors of ornately decorated gamelan musical instruments and dance costumes representing... More

The campus of the Indonesian Institute for the Arts (STSI) in the capital city of Denpasar is home to a museum that deserves to receive a great deal more visitors. The welcoming staff in the administration building will dispatch someone to walk you around the Latta Mahosadhi Museum, comprising two floors of ornately decorated gamelan musical instruments and dance costumes representing many of the country's diverse island cultures. Visitors in the morning hours may listen in on music classes. Monday-Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
Sanur Beach
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Sanur Beach

The Sanur Beach Promenade is lined with brightly painted outrigger boats along the water's edge, and good restaurants and cafes opposite. Treat yourself to a massage offered by one of the many masseuses with divans on the sand. If you're there in July, catch the Bali Kite Festival, a colorful international competition.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
Children's Balinese Dance Lesson
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Children's Balinese Dance Lesson

The tradition of passing down Bali's extraordinary dance culture to future generations is on display once a week on the grounds of one of the island's loveliest beach hotels built in the local style, Tandjung Sari in Sanur, an eastern suburb of Denpasar. Every Sunday afternoon from 3-5pm, classical dancer Ibu Mama teaches young girls the extraordinary intricacies of Balinese dance... More

The tradition of passing down Bali's extraordinary dance culture to future generations is on display once a week on the grounds of one of the island's loveliest beach hotels built in the local style, Tandjung Sari in Sanur, an eastern suburb of Denpasar. Every Sunday afternoon from 3-5pm, classical dancer Ibu Mama teaches young girls the extraordinary intricacies of Balinese dance, while onlookers are invited to watch Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Le Mayeur Museum
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Le Mayeur Museum

This small museum at the north end of Sanur Beach evokes a time of innocence and beauty before the introduction of relatively recent laws banning "immodest dress." Even more impressive than the paintings by the Belgian artist of the young Balinese dancer he married and her friends is the small mansion in which the art and artifacts are housed: a lovely example of Balinese architecture... More

This small museum at the north end of Sanur Beach evokes a time of innocence and beauty before the introduction of relatively recent laws banning "immodest dress." Even more impressive than the paintings by the Belgian artist of the young Balinese dancer he married and her friends is the small mansion in which the art and artifacts are housed: a lovely example of Balinese architecture decorated with finely carved and gilded wooden shutters. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
Garden Tour at Bali Hyatt
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Garden Tour at Bali Hyatt

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