Great Japanese food has come to town and the regional Indonesian cuisine is superb.
There's no better way to be lulled to sleep or woken in the morning than by an orchestra of the forest.
The food lets the experience down somewhat, but don't let that put you off.
Besides swimmers and sunscreen, pack a few poses for Bali's biggest resort.
Learning to bend a little can help free the mind as well as the body.
Global demand for this coveted condiments led to a brutal conflict between the Portuguese, Dutch and English.
Canggu is home to some of Bali's best surf breaks along with a growing number of cafes, restaurants and hotels.
The Oberoi Bali, still going strong and largely unaltered from the original, is regarded as a seminal resort in Balinese tourism.
It's a smokey, heady scent that fills the Indonesian air; a combination of tropical fruits, grilled chicken, or smokey motorbikes as they roar down the street. While farmers in conical hats work their picturesque rice fields, women sashay through markets in batik sarongs. Outside the cities, gamelan music tinkers from ancient temples, and old forests hum with sounds from exotic critters.