Canggu hasn’t been on the tourist map for very long but as of 2018, it has rapidly become a popular spot for travelers. Between the surf breaks, trendy Instagram cafes, and an expat scene, Canggu has something to offer for everyone. Many people favor this area for the luxury life it offers at half the price, compared to other tropical islands around the world.
May is the hottest month in Canggu with an average temperature of 28°C (82°F) and the coldest is January at 26°C (79°F). January also have the most rainfall with an average of 90mm. April through October are the sunny dry months, perfect for swimming in the ocean.
There's a few providers to choose from, but Telkomsel offers fast speeds and plenty of data options. Upon your arrival, you will be able to find a kiosk to purchase from at the exit.
Reloading your data in Canggu is simple. You'll be able to locate a kiosk at nearly every corner.
Generally speaking, there's plenty of places you can work from when it comes to cafes and restaurants. Nobody will bat an eye. However, there's only a couple proper coworking spaces that Canggu has to offer.
Bali is the only Hindu island in Indonesia (all others are Muslim), because of this you’ll be able to find some dietary sensitivity here that you wouldn’t necessarily find in many parts of the world. Perfect for vegans!
The most common way to get around Canggu is by motorbike. Rentals start at about $5 a day or $60 per month. You can simply ask your host or hotel staff if they know someone or a place you can rent from. Take note that accidents happen all the time in Bali, so make sure you are completely comfortable with driving before getting out on the main roads.Taxi Apps
If you're not comfortable driving a motorbike, don't worry, you can easily order a taxi using the BlueBird or Grab app. Similar to Uber, you simply type in your address of you want to go and where you are currently.
Walking isn't very common in Canggu, and you won't really want to either. There's a lot of traffic and it's not easy to escape the blazing sun.
Travelers come together in Canggu. With all the public activities and get togethers, such as surfing or community meet ups, you have the choice to mingle as much or as little as you'd like. Everyone is on the same laid-back vibe here, usually.
Bali offers visa-free travel to citizens of North American countries, the United Kingdom, and other European Union countries. In total, there are over 130 countries and territories that can travel to Bali visa-free. Citizens of these countries will receive a visa on arrival that is valid for 30 days. You can also purchase an extension for an additional 30 days. You can view if your country is applicable for this here. Otherwise, you will need to obtain a visa to enter Bali.
Help keep the environment clean by joining a beach clean-up. You can meet new people, help Bali, and also inspire others to do the same!