Canggu Bali is the most hit tourist area in Bali today. Previously, this area was a rural area with green rice fields and black sand beaches on the south bank as a place for fishing boats to rest. Now, this area has developed into a tourist spot with the establishment of a world-class beach club and hotels, and private villas. The Canggu area is identical to its exotic beaches, blessed with spectacular sunset views. The beaches along Canggu have good waves for both beginners and professionals to surf. Thus, this area continues to grow with increasing international tourist arrivals.
Bali tourism slumped during the Covid-19 pandemic when many hotels, restaurants, bars, and tourist attractions were closed. Tourists stopped visiting this paradise island because the Indonesian government closed international borders. However, foreign tourists who do not return to their home countries remain in Bali. The Canggu area is the only area in Bali where they live. Meanwhile, other regions in Bali, such as Nusa Dua, Kuta, Seminyak, Sanur, Ubud, and others, are quiet from tourism activities. Hotels, restaurants, and bars outside Canggu are closing and repatriating their employees.
The Advantages of the Canggu Area as a Place to Stay in Bali
Foreign tourists prefer to choose the Canggu area as a place to stay in Bali. We can see many foreign tourists traveling in almost all areas. In addition, the Canggu area is mostly rural and has rice fields. They chose the Canggu area as a place to stay because Canggu has its advantages over other areas in Bali. The benefits of the Canggu area in the eyes of tourists are as follows:
- Location Close to Airport and Other Tourist Attractions.
Canggu is a strategic location close to the airport, Kuta, Seminyak, and other tourist attractions. Tourists only need 25 minutes from the airport by taxi or 10 minutes from Seminyak. Meanwhile, tourists who want to go on an excursion to interesting places such as Taman Ayun Temple, Sangeh Monkey Forest, and Tanah Lot are only 25 minutes away.
- Exotic Beaches for Relaxing and Surfing.
It is the difference between Canggu and other areas in Bali. The beaches throughout the area are black sand with views of the exotic Indian Ocean. Moreover, the beaches in the Canggu area have big waves and are great for surfing.
- World Class Beach Club.
Many beach clubs are built in the Canggu area that offers a relaxing sensation while enjoying fresh drinks and beautiful sea views. In fact, for tourists who want to enjoy a vacation with a modern lifestyle, you can enjoy all the sensations at the beach club.
- Beautiful Environment.
Canggu also has the advantage of a beautiful environment. The lovely rural atmosphere with the friendly Balinese life carrying out their daily Hindu rituals makes tourists feel at home in this area.
- Affordable Accommodation and Food Prices.
The many types of accommodation in this area that offer friendly service at affordable prices make guests feel more at home in Canggu. Likewise, local and international food is also available in this area. Tourists are spoiled with the atmosphere of Canggu during their vacation in Bali.
Canggu Offers Village Tourism
The Canggu area is a village area that has developed into a tourist area. This area was not previously designed specifically for tourism areas. However, along with the development of tourism and the design of Bali tourism is village tourism, the development of facilities in the village is increasingly being carried out. For example, in the Canggu area, many hotels and restaurants have been built in rural areas. Our hotel, The Tunjung Boutique Resort, is also in the countryside. Our hotel is in Tumbak Bayuh Village, about 3 km or 5-10 minutes from the bustling center of Canggu.
Currently, village tourism is a new trend in Bali tourism. Many tourists, especially foreign tourists, choose to live in the countryside. They choose a hotel in the village because the atmosphere is quiet, safe, and comfortable. Likewise, other facilities, such as restaurants, are very easy to find. Our hotel also has one outlet that offers a wide variety of cuisines. Warung Puri Boga Restaurant is our restaurant located in front of our hotel area, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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