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Manggis Travel Guide: The Complete Guide to Exploring Manggis in Bali

A Scenic Small village set in the eastern tip of Bali
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About Manggis

Manggis is a coastal area set at the eastern tip of Bali Island, Indonesia. The subdistrict is mainly inhabited by farmers, and exploring Manggis will get you closer to their lives, helping you understand agriculture better. Unexplored by many, Manggis is a hidden gem in Bali and a great place to visit in Bali.

The village is surrounded by lush green rice fields and is home to several traditional Balinese houses and temples. Manggis is also known for its delicious local cuisine and the warm hospitality of its people. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing vacation or an adventure-filled trip, Manggis has something to offer for everyone. You can definitely consider adding this place to your Bali travel packages.

IDEAL DURATION : 2 nights

BEST TIME TO GO: Apr-Oct (Sunny, Moderate)

BEST AVOIDED: Jan-Mar (Rainy, off Season)

IMPORTANT EVENTS: March: Ogoh-ogoh parade

Geography and Climate of Manggis

Manggis is a small coastal village located in the eastern part of Bali, Indonesia. The region's terrain consists mainly of hills and verdant terrain, with Mount Agung to the north. Its climate is tropical, with average temperatures ranging from 22 to 33°C. The wet season occurs from October to April, while the dry season occurs from May to September.

How to Reach Manggis

To reach Manggis, travellers can fly into Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar first and get to know the Bali visa details before that. From the airport, take a taxi or private transport for approximately an hour and a half to reach the village.

Things To Do in Manggis

Manggis is a beautiful coastal town in Bali, known for its serene environment and stunning landscapes. Here are some of the top activities to do in Manggis:

1. Visit the Manggis Traditional Market: This bustling market is a great place to experience the local culture and buy fresh produce, spices, and handicrafts.

2. Explore the Tenganan Village: Tenganan is one of the oldest villages in Bali, famous for its unique customs and traditions. Take a stroll through the village and learn about the history of the Bali Aga people.

3. Go on a trekking adventure: Manggis is surrounded by lush green forests and hills, making it an ideal destination for trekking enthusiasts. Join a guided trekking tour and explore the scenic beauty of the region.

4. Visit the Pura Goa Lawah Temple: This ancient temple is known for its unique location, built around a cave inhabited by thousands of bats. The temple is considered to be one of the holiest places in Bali.

5. Relax at the beach: Manggis is home to several beautiful beaches, such as Bias Tugel Beach and Blue Lagoon Beach. Spend some time soaking up the sun, swimming in the crystal-clear waters, and enjoying water sports activities like snorkelling and diving.

Top Bali Attractions Near Manggis

  • Tirta Gangga Water Palace: a royal water garden displaying traditional Balinese architecture
  • Besakih Temple: Known as the "Mother Temple," this sacred site is the largest in Bali.
  • Candidasa Lotus Lagoon: A stunning lagoon filled with beautiful pink lotus blossoms
  • Taman Ujung Water Palace: A magnificent historic palace surrounded by lush gardens
  • Goa Lawah Temple: A sacred temple built within a cave that houses thousands of bats
  • Lempuyang Temple: a picturesque mountain temple overlooking Agung Volcano
  • Bali Chocolate Factory: Taste local chocolates and take a factory tour.
  • Tenganan Village: Experience authentic Balinese culture and witness traditional crafts like ikat weaving.
  • Pantai Pasir Putih (White Sand Beach): A pristine white sand beach, perfect for swimming and sunbathing.
  • Blue Lagoon Beach: A secluded beach offering turquoise waters and stunning views.
Top FAQs on Manggis

The best time to visit Manggis is during the dry season, from May to September.

A minimum of three days is recommended to experience the highlights of Manggis.

Yes, there are several homestays, guesthouses, and luxury hotels available in Manggis.

Most locals speak Balinese and Indonesian, but many can also communicate in English.

Yes, Manggis is a safe destination for travellers; however, like any location, it's essential to practice standard safety precautions.

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