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Updated by Lavinia Woolf on May 27, 2015
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Bali Beach Activities - Popular Activities in Beach Hub Bali

As Indonesia's favourite beach holiday destination Bali is brimming with engaging activities. From water sports to underwater exploration the best things to do on a beach in Bali are as follows.

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Kite Flying

Kite Flying

Often regarded as one of the most exhilarating and enjoyable activities available on the beaches of Bali, kite flying is becoming a staple activity among seasoned visitors to the paradise isle. Visitors can engage in flying kites all year round thanks to the strong wind conditions that persist on the beaches of Bali. All one has to do is find a Balinese kite from the many beachfront kite kiosks and head to a windy portion of the beach to enjoy this family oriented activity. Kites are available in all shapes and sizes including massive kites in the shape of birds (Janggan) fish (Bebean) and leaves (Pecukan).

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Sunbathing

Sunbathing

As a favourite activity among all visitors to the beach capital sunbathing is a tried and true Balinese tradition among frequent visitors. Blessed with sunny weather conditions for most of the year one can attain the perfect tan by simply lying flat on the white, sandy beaches of Bali. Relaxing and invigorating visitors can catch up on their reading or take a nap while they acquire the perfect holiday glow.

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Beach Soccer

Beach Soccer

As an enjoyable group activity beach soccer is somewhat of an island obsession among locals and tourists alike. Kuta Beach in Bali is a veritable soccer hub with goal posts set up in key areas including near the Discovery Shopping Mall. Also known as a great way to work up a sweat and stay fit during vacation time most resorts also offer beach soccer facilities on its private beach fronts.

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Kuta Beach Surfing

Kuta Beach Surfing

Tipped to be one of Indonesia's surfing heartlands, Kuta Beach is a popular stopover for surfing enthusiasts from around the world. Renowned for its massive waves and awe-inspiring breaks Kuta beach is also the perfect venue to take up the sport and learn the ropes from the countless surf schools that have propped up over the years. The Surfer Girl Surfing School, Rip Curl Surf School and Odysseys are some of the better known institutions offering lessons while seasoned surfers can hit the waves and find some of the country's best breaks at their doorstep. Visitors based in a luxury resort in Bali Kuta such as Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort will have easy access to the island's best surf sites.

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Diving

Diving

With its sea beds littered with vibrant coral gardens what lies beneath Bali's pristine beaches is just as intriguing as what lies above. As one of Asia's most coveted diving hotspots no vacation in Bali would be complete without an underwater expedition to explore its vast coral reefs and marine inhabitants. Divers can expect to catch a glimpse of manta rays, shark varieties and turtles in Bali's waters which are also ideal for wreck dives as well as drift diving tours. Those who wish to learn to dive can also take a PADI certified course from resorts or dive schools in Bali.

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Sea Walks

Sea Walks

Accessible to even those without diving skills sea walks are a unique method of exploring underwater landscapes without diving gear or experience. Wearing a state-of-the-art helmet that is fed by oxygen tanks aboard a boat participants can literally walk on the sea bed and uncover the colourful coral reef and fish species that occupy Bali.