Canggu is a coastal village in the Badung Regency of Bali. Located about 10 kilometres north of bustling Kuta and approximately 20 kilometres from Bali's capital, Denpasar, Canggu's strategic location provides easy access to both cultural richness and economic vitality.
A haven for surf enthusiasts, Canggu caters to all levels of surfers, offering not just waves but a thriving surf culture with surf shops, schools, and accommodations. Beyond the surf, Canggu is a hub for trendy and health-conscious living, and it also boasts some of the best nightclubs in Bali.
For international travellers, the best way to get to Canggu is by flying to Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, with a 45-minute to one-hour drive to Canggu. Travelling from other parts of Bali, on the other hand, usually involves taking a ferry from the nearest harbour. Depending on where you are, taking a taxi, a bus, or travelling on foot are also viable choices.
Some of the best attractions associated with Bali are located in Canggu. These include vibrant beach clubs, with standouts like Finns Beach Club, exceptional surf schools like Dian Surf School, and heart-pounding extreme swing rides, soaring 40 metres high with breathtaking views of Canggu.
To top things off, the lively nightlife of Canggu provides promising nights filled with music, entertainment, and the lively spirit of this bustling Bali coastal town.
When deciding where to stay in Canggu, you'll find two main options that cater to different preferences: accommodations situated amid the lush rice fields and those situated next to the captivating beaches. For an immersive experience amidst nature, consider choices like Planta Luxury Boutique Resort, a grand villa in the heart of Canggu with stunning interior design and proximity to vibrant cafes. Alternatively, if you prefer the coastal allure, options like Swarga Suites Bali Berawa, a serene suite hotel along the Indian Ocean, or BUBU CANGGU Guesthouse near Batu Bolong Beach, offer tranquillity and beachfront access.
While the traffic and congestion in Canggu are challenging for tourists looking for a serene experience, all the attractions and experiences Canggu has to offer are more than worth a visit.
So, without further ado, read our guide for everything you need to know about Canggu. From information on where to stay, the main attractions and activities, and a plethora of recommendations for restaurants and nightclubs, join us as we unlock the magic of Canggu.
Without further ado, here is our guide to Canggu.