Destination guide

Find a laid-back island paradise in Canggu

Surrounded by sun-drenched beaches and lush rice paddies, Canggu is an idyllic slice of Bali. If you find Seminyak and Kuta a little crowded, you'll fall head over heels for this laid-back slice of paradise. There are flower-strewn yoga studios, perfectly-shaped waves and a myriad of trendy cafes and beach bars to enjoy. Over the years, Canggu has lured a tightknit community of locals. Want to live the expat dream? Canggu vacation rentals unlock access to a host of luxury villas complete with private pools and lush tropical gardens.

Things to do

Discover Bali's spiritual side in Canggu

Fronted by emerald-green rice paddies, Deus Ex Machina captures the heart and soul of Canggu. The multi-purpose venue wears a host of different hats. You can enjoy third wave coffee, browse the clothing boutique, wander around the contemporary art gallery, admire bespoke motorbikes, check out live music, enjoy a tasty meal and more. For a culture fix, rent a motorbike and make your way to Tanah Lot, one of Bali's most iconic temples. The ancient Hindu temple sits on a rocky island and is famous for its spectacular sunsets.


Riding the waves in Canggu

Canggu is one of Bali's original surf enclaves. Most travelers make a beeline for Batu Bolong, Canggu's most popular beach. It's fringed by breezy cafes, surf rental racks and plenty of beer stalls. Over the past few years, Canggu has crystallized as a hotspot for surfers, free spirits and expats alike. This has led to a flourishing food scene, with everything from organic juice bars to health food cafes. Romantic, exotic and amazingly affordable, Bali is one of South East Asia's top wedding destinations. Whether you're looking for a honeymoon suite or a villa big enough to house your whole wedding party, luxury Canggu vacation rentals have you covered.


Tropical vibes in Canggu

Bali is just a few degrees south of the equator, which means you'll enjoy tropical weather throughout the year. That said, its climate can be divided into 2 distinct seasons. Dry season runs from April to September, with crowds peaking in July and August. It's a great time to surf, swim and sunbathe by the pool. Planning a getaway to Bali? With spacious living areas, boutique decor and private pools, Canggu vacation rentals provide an idyllic setting for family reunions and group getaways. October ushers in green season. The weather cools down and you'll experience the occasional afternoon downpour.

Natural features

Welcome to the "Island of the Gods"

Canggu is a laid-back coastal village on the south coast of Bali. With its golden beaches, lush jungles, leafy coconut groves and volcanic mountains it lives up to its reputation as the "Island of the Gods." Canggu sits around 10 kilometers north of Kuta, the island's main tourist hub. If you prefer organic cafes and serene rice paddies over raucous dance clubs and traffic-choked streets, Canggu will have you charmed. The village is also famous for its rolling waves, with most surfers making a beeline for Echo Beach, Berawa and Batu Bolong.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Canggu

The nearest airport is in Denpasar (DPS-Ngurah Rai Intl.), located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Canggu?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,114 vacation rentals near Canggu. From 4,115 Villas to 371 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Canggu for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Canggu?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Canggu:

  • Seminyak: 2,510 vacation rentals
  • Sanur: 241 vacation rentals
  • North Kuta: 2,372 vacation rentals
  • Central Seminyak: 2,199 vacation rentals
  • South Kuta: 860 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Canggu?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Canggu. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Seminyak Square: 6,563 vacation rentals
  • Uluwatu Beach: 5,555 vacation rentals
  • Ubud Monkey Forest: 5,978 vacation rentals
  • Kehen Temple: 1,536 vacation rentals
  • Honorary Consulate of the Netherlands: 6,537 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Canggu listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Canggu?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4,115 Villas in Canggu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Canggu include:

  • Houses: 371 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 42 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 209 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Canggu?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4,194 vacation rentals with pool available in Canggu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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