45 Bali Pictures That Will Make You Want To Travel Indonesia

by David & Intan

The readers of TripAdvisor recently named Bali, Indonesia as the greatest destination on Earth. That may be a bit of a stretch, but really, check out some of these Bali pictures!

This island fills a niche that few other places in Southeast Asia can compete with. The food is amazing, everything is affordable, the people are so friendly, and there’s lots to see and do.

Bali is a place you either love or hate. I love it. As you can see from some of these Bali photos, the island has beaches, volcanoes, temples, culture, and waterfalls galore.

Hopefully these Bali images inspire your own travels!

Bali pictures photos images Thomas Beach Uluwatu

The Uluwatu beach area is perfect for getting Bali pictures like this.

Fresh fruit juice drinks on the beach at Crystal Bay in Nusa Penida, Bali

Fruit juices are sold at every restaurant in Bali. Pineapple, watermelon, etc.

Rice terrace and mountain view from a restaurant in north Bali

Views to die for, and the meal at this restaurant was only $2!

Bali pictures photos images beaches nusa penida

Nusa Penida island can be visited on a day trip from Bali, and the views there are incredible. You’ll see this place in a lot of the most scenic Bali images.

Bali pictures images photos beaches sanur

Sanur Bali is the perfect place if you’re looking for a bit of peace and quiet.

Bali pictures photos images Monkeys Ubud Monkey Forest

Make sure you visit the wild Bali monkeys at the Ubud Monkey Forest.

Gunung Kawi Ruins

Ancient ruins near Ubud. This spot is called Gunung Kawi.

Bali pictures images photos volcano

The Mount Batur volcano is one of Bali’s most popular hikes. You can reach the top in about an hour, and it’s a great place to watch the sunrise.

Sand and waves at Green Bowl Beach in south Bali

Green Bowl Beach in Bali. This beach has soft white sand like the Philippines.

bali pictures photos images elephants

The Bali Elephant Sanctuary is a great place where you can interact with rescue elephants from Sumatra.

Sanur Beach Sunrise

Fishing boat in the sunrise. This picture was taken at Sanur Beach.

bali pictures photos images temples

Some of the architecture in Bali looks a bit Japanese. This is Ulun Danau Beratan, an old temple that appears in lots of Bali pictures.

Baby sea turtle release in Kuta Beach Bali

In Kuta, you can release baby sea turtles with the Bali Sea Turtle Society, a volunteer conservation project. It’s free!

Small islands at the Raja Lima viewpoint in Nusa Penida Bali

Drones are great for capturing Bali beach photos.

Drone picture of the Mount Agung volcano crater in Bali

Mount Agung is the biggest and baddest volcano in Bali. The hike to the top is very difficult!

Cliffs and purple flowers at Uluwatu Temple in south Bali

Uluwatu Temple is a photogenic temple on a cliff in southern Bali.

Bali pictures images photos waterfall

Sekumpul is a twin waterfall and it’s also the biggest waterfall in Bali.

kintamani Bali terraces

Morning shadows and crop terraces at Kintamani Bali.

Sekumpul waterfall

You feel tiny next to Sekumpul waterfall.

Tanah Lot Temple Bali Indonesia

The Tanah Lot temple looks like it’s floating on the sea. You see this one in a lot of Bali photos, and it’s a popular spot for watching the sunset.

Tourist couple posing at Tibumana Waterfall in Bali

Bali has dozens of scenic waterfalls like this. Seen here: Tibumana waterfall

Giant banyan tree in Bali

A giant, twisted Banyan tree at the Bali Botanical Garden in Bedugul.

Drone view of Manta Point in Nusa Penida, Bali

Drone shot of the epic coastline at Nusa Penida.

Bali pictures photos images Ubud Palace

Intricate carvings and courtyards at the Ubud Palace, also known as Puri Saren Agung.

Artistic fruit smoothie bowls on a table at Cafe Organic in Canggu

The fruit smoothie bowls are nice on a hot day!

Banyumala Waterfall North Bali Banyumala Twin Waterfalls

Banyumala is a hidden waterfall in north Bali. No crowds here.

Old man painting eggs at Sanur Beach in Bali

This Balinese guy paints eggs and sells them at Sanur Beach for a living.

Basket of painted eggs for sale at Sanur Beach in Bali

At Sanur Beach you can buy these hand painted eggs for $3 each. The detail is incredible!

Bali pictures photos images beaches Padang Padang Beach Uluwatu

Padang Padang Beach is a hidden beach on the south end of the island. It’s a good spot for taking Bali pics.

Red parrot and green parrot at the Bali Zoo

The Bali Zoo has a lot of great wildlife, including some species that are local to Indonesia.

Balinese Wood Carvings

Balinese wood carvings are some of my favorites in Southeast Asia.

Bali pictures photos images tegalalang rice terrace Indonesia

Emerald green rice terraces in the countryside! This is one of our favorite Bali pictures.

Pantai Pemutih Beach

South Bali has lots of beachfront hotels like this one in Uluwatu.

Bali pictures photos images kelingking beach nusa penida

Kelingking Beach in Nusa Penida. Easily one of the most famous Bali photos.

Tegenungan Waterfall Bali Ubud Blangsinga

The popular Tegenungan Waterfall sporting a bright summer rainbow.

bali temple

The mysterious looking Tamblingan lake temple. This spot is not as well known, so you rarely see it in Bali images.

Drone view of rice fields near Sanur, Bali

This is what the green rice fields in Bali pics look like from above.

Traditional paintings for sale at the market in Ubud, Bali

The souvenir paintings show some of the rural landscapes you might find in Bali.

Uluwatu Bali Beach Club

South Bali has lots of nice beach clubs where you can relax by an infinity pool.

Sekumpul rice terraces, palm trees, and mountains in north Bali

In north Bali, you can see jungles and mountains that look like something out of a movie. It’s a great place to take Bali photos.

Blue and yellow parrot face at the Zoo

At the Bali Zoo, you can get your picture snapped with tropical birds like this guy.

Bali pictures images photos beaches

A photogenic shipwreck on Bali’s south coast.

Bali pictures photos images Diamond Beach Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida has some of the coolest hidden beaches in the world. It’s a favorite spot to get top notch Bali images.

Colorful pink tropical flowers

You can expect to see flowers like this while hiking through rural areas in Bali.

Bali pictures photos images sanur beach sunrise

Bali beaches are good for catching some incredible sunrises.


My Camera Gear

Thanks for looking! I hope you enjoyed these Bali pictures from our many travels in Indonesia.

Wondering what type of camera, drone, or other gear I use?

I’ve put together a list of My Camera & Travel Photography Essentials to help you get started!

More Bali Images

If you’re looking for more Bali photography, you might enjoy my Bali drone video on YouTube!

Want to see more photos of Indonesia and not just Bali? Head over to my main gallery of Indonesia pictures.

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Andrea DeVito October 25, 2019 - 8:44 am

You did a wonderful job of catching beautiful shots of the island. Thank you for sharing!

David October 25, 2019 - 8:47 am

Thanks Andrea!


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