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Uluwatu Leisure Concierge Top Picks - Uluwatu Leisure Concierge Picks for Must-Experience Highlights

As Bali's top holiday hub Uluwatu is a destination littered with attractions. From golf highlights to iconic temples here are the top pick attractions in the area according to our leisure concierge.
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New Kuta Golf

New Kuta Golf
Tipped to be one of Uluwatu's finest golf hubs the New Kuta Golf Course is a one of a king 18-hole golf venue in Bali. Surrounded by breathtaking landscapes the first nine holes of the course are located inland encircled by mountainous terrain with lush rolling lawns. The last nine holes on the other hand all offer ocean views with windy conditions providing a good challenge for experienced golfers.
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Uluwatu Beaches

Uluwatu Beaches
Frequented by surfing enthusiasts all year round Uluwatu is one of Bali's prime surfing destinations for the masses. If one is not adept at wave riding there are the pristine, white, sandy beaches of the island to contend with at every turn. Littered with golden sands and engaging beachfront activities some of the must-visit beaches in Uluwatu include Nyang Nyang beach and the aptly named Dreamland beach. Suluban beach is another favourite among seasoned vacationers while Padang Padang beach and Balangan beach are also within easy distance of one another. Visitors in search of Bali luxury villas by the beach should stay at Alila Villas Uluwatu which offers easy access to some of the area's finest beaches.
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Pura Luhur or Uluwatu Temple

Pura Luhur or Uluwatu Temple
Often regarded as the most stunning religious edifice in all of Bali Pura Luhur or Uluwatu Temple as it is widely known is an iconic temple complex in Bali. Towering above the surrounding landscape at a height of 250 feet the ancient temple is perched on a hilltop located on the fringes of a cloud piercing plateau. Offering pilgrims spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and Uluwatu's pristine beaches the venue is also a sacred cultural hotspot for locals as well as travellers. As the holy site in which Dang Hyang Nirartha's pilgrimage came to its conclusion the venue is also the location in which the High Priest reassumed his human form in order to experience a death close to the Guardian of the Southern Seas, the deity Baruna.
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Bali Golf and Country Club

Bali Golf and Country Club
Another golfing hotspot in Uluwatu golf enthusiasts should not miss the opportunity to tee-off at the Bali Golf and Country Club. The 18-hole course was designer by none other than Nelson Wright and is considered among the top golfing hubs in Bali. Having hosted the Alfred Dunhill Masters in late 1994 the course record belongs to Nick Faldo who scored a 63 shot at the venue. The Championship rating at the Bali Golf and Country Club is an impressive 73.2.
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Bali Collection Nusa Dua

Bali Collection Nusa Dua
Revered as Bali's premier recreational and entertainment heartland Bali Collection Nusa Dua is another must-experience highlight for visitors touring Uluwatu. Occupying pride of place within the tourism enclosure of the Bali Tourism Development Corporation the venue is home to countless retail venues and boutiques as well as excellent restaurants. As the largest mallscape in all of Nusa Dua the Bali Collection is home to fashion outlets including global brands such as Giordano, Billabong, D&G and Polo. The Padi Art market is another popular handicraft spot in the area while Wikowi Art & Craft, Eling Bali and La Brocante are other souvenir stores in the shopping complex.