Denpasar Travel Guide

Articles about Denpasar

By Donna Heiderstadt
By Karrie Jacobs
By Alan Brown
You have just arrived at your resort from the airport and are escorted into a private villa. Not bothering to unpack, you ease into the personal plunge pool and surface to a sweeping view of sea, palms, and cascading bougainvillea. A beautiful you...
By Mimi Sheraton
CAIRO Khan el-Khalili To my mind, the word exotic was invented for the Middle East and its grand bazaars, consummate merchants, and sensuous honeyed sweets (with names— "ladies' thighs," "lovers' navels"— that hark back to the good old harem days)...
By Richard Alleman
The Pura Ulu Danau--with its great beds of tiger lilies and towering shrines stacked with multiple thatch roofs--is one of Bali's most beautiful temples. Built in the 1600's on the edge of Lake Bratan, a magnificent volcanic crater, it is dedicate...

Hotels in Denpasar

Situated on the white-sand beach of Sanur, the Puri Santrian is a quiet hotel just 15 minutes from the village center. Overlooking either the tropical gardens or the ocean, the 182 guestrooms are furnished with tiled floors, all-white bedding, and dark wood accents.

Things to do in Denpasar

The Sayan Valley, along the Ayung River, is one of the island's most stunningly beautiful places - perfect for a quiet walk.