Bali isn’t just beautiful beaches. If you are looking for an active holiday and golfing and surfing are your thing, then Bali is for you. If you are a keen golfer, there are a range of excellent golf courses to choose from. The 9 hole Bali Beach golf club, in Sanur, with a driving range, set in lush tropical surroundings is a great option. Bali Handara Kosaido Country Golf, a couple of hours drive from Ubud, is an eighteen hole course set in lush gardens with a backdrop of the mountains. Nirwana Bali Golf Club, designed by Greg Norman, is considered to be the most prestigious golf course on Bali. It’s an 18 hole course near Canggu and has stunning views of the coast. The Bali National Golf Club ranks as one of the top ten courses in Asia and is located in Nusa Dua, only 20 minutes from the airport.
The beauty of the size of Bali is you can play a round a golf in the morning and then head off for an afternoon of surfing. If you are a beginner, then Canggu is the beach to head for. With plenty of lifeguards, soft tides and friendly waves with boards for rent along the beach, it makes for a great first-time surf and is also popular with more advanced surfers. Padang-Padang nicknamed the Balinese Pipeline, is on the Bukit Peninsula. Famous for its surfing competitions, challenging hollow wave and larger waves. This is strictly for the advanced surfers.