Gianyar is a great place to stay while you are in Bali as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Two of the most popular attractions here are the marvelous Elephant Cave and the incredible Puser Tasik Temple. Two more worthwhile attractions nearby Gianyar are the Bali Marine and Safari Park and Rudana Museum.
You’ll find many unique cultural attractions in and around Gianyar. Take the time to see some of the inspiring exhibit spaces such as Blanco Museum in Ubud, Arma Museum and the Puri Lukisan Museum. There are some interesting galleries to visit near here including the Komaneka Fine Art Gallery in Ubud, the Gajah Mas Gallery and the Seniwati Gallery of Art by Women.
If you are looking for family fun, head to the various child-friendly attractions. Take photos, admire the exhibits and learn about animal biodiversity at Bali Zoo in Sukawati.
Get active out-of-doors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Enjoy listening to the birds, chat with the fishermen and make the most of the sunshine at nearby Keramas Beach in Blahbatu and Saba Beach in Sukawati. Stretch your legs at the Ubud Monkey Forest in Ubud. Bring a picnic, read a book, or just relax in the shade at the Botanic Garden Ubud in Ubud.
To really get a feel for the area, head to some of the local sights such as the Pura Taman Saraswati in Ubud, the Taman Kertha Gosa in Semarapura and the Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal. These are popular with locals and tourists alike. Learn more about Bali’s past by seeing some historic sites, such as the Ubud Royal Palace in Ubud.
If you love to shop, head to the various stores of Ubud Market in Ubud and Sukawati Market in Sukawati.
Finding somewhere suitable to base yourself within the Gianyar area is easy. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Villa Sarna, Ubud, the Kamandalu Resorts and Spa, Ubud, and the popular Alaya Ubud.