why bali is the perfect place for vegans


Being vegan gets a little tricky when it comes to traveling. You have the sense of adventure and exploring the unknown, but you never stop wondering if there will be vegan option at your next meal. Being in the holiday spirit, many beautiful tasty meals are an absolute must for full enjoyment of your holiday. You want delicious, healthy, and exquisite dining options which comply with your ethics and foodie standards. Well for all those vegan travelers out there, we want to fill you in on some news! Bali is a vegan hotspot. Not only does Bali have a fantastic array of affordable plant-based options, but there is a thriving community of people who are driven towards a plant-powered lifestyle. You’ll find vegans and vegetarians snacking on delicious animal-free meals in trendy cafes and local Indonesian warungs alike. We are going to share, with you, some of the healthiest and tastiest veggie eateries on Bali, the Island of the God’s. Ubud – Bali’s Vegan Capital Ubud is THE vegan heart of Bali. Ubud surrounds you with verdant rice terraces, ancient Hindu temples, trendy yoga studios, spiritual meditation centres and ofcourse some of the best restaurants in Bali. Ubud is also an independent art scene and there are tons of art studios and galleries surrounded by the abundant food scene. Ubud is fascinating. It’s a must-visit destination for veggie adventurers and you can find some of the best vegan cafes and restaurants everywhere you turn. Here is our favorite selection: -Zest –MoksaLocavore -Seed of Life –Kafe Canggu – Bali’s Vegan and Surf Culture Amalgam Though Ubud is Bali’s pillar of vegan cuisine, the veggie wave is traveling to other towns such as Seminyak and Canggu. Canggu, the notable surfing town in Bali, is the second largest vegan niche after Ubud. The town’s up-and-coming vegan scene is growing every year. For instance, the Bali Vegan Festival typically hosted in Ubud, was adopted and celebrated this year in Canggu. Canggu is an exciting mix of surfer-vegan vibes combined with an array of new, yet delicious, vegan options popping up every year. Some of the best up-and-coming vegan eateries in Canggu are: –Living Food LabThe Secret Spot -Oma Jamu –Cafe Vida Local Indonesian Vegan Food Packs a Tasty Punch Indonesian cuisine offers a vast variety of vegan ingredients. Even some of the most popular plates come with a vegan or vegetarian version, for example: -Gado Gado -Mie Goreng -Nasi Goreng -Nasi Padang -Sayur Asem Many international vegan chefs are including Indonesian ingredients and traditional cooking methods to respect the culture. You can find healthy traditional vegan foods at many western eateries. One of our favorites is the Bali Salad at Living Food Lab. A base of cabbage and carrots is tossed in turmeric peanut dressing then topped with tempe and green beans, this meal is a delight to the taste buds. Conscious Vegan Cooking at Home with Aurora Learn how to whip up delicious vegan and gluten-free food in the comfort of your own home with French chef and baker extraordinaire, Aurora. We know you’ll have much more fun at this class than any you’ve taken at school! No kitchen experience is required – Aurora delights in teaching you all you need to know to cook up a storm, while her warm and vibrant demeanour will put you at ease. Aurora provides easy and practical recipes with joyful instruction. You won’t feel the time fly by before they’re soon ready to devour. Your foodie facts will go to a whole new level of awareness as Aurora goes above and beyond to share her expert skills and culinary tips. You’ll learn how to adapt your cooking to the local climate and, if you’re lucky, she might even let you in on her secret to the perfect hummus! You know your kitchen and Aurora knows vegan cuisine. This unique combination is blended in the workshop to brighten up any occasion – family time, date night or brunch with friends. If your taste buds are left pining to try each and every creation by Aurora, pop into Cook and Baker by Aurora, Canggu to savour some better than the real thing vegan treats such as cashewtella, carrot cake, cookies, almond cheese, hummus and so much more. Jl. Raya Semat, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 Whatsapp : +62-812-3893-0407 Instagram Bali is not only an extraordinary island with white sand beaches, rice paddy landscapes, and a colorful, vibrant culture, it is also a vegan paradise. Being vegan in Bali is far from challenging and is an extraordinary pleasure due to its diverse, high-quality vegan cuisine. From affordable traditional dishes, smoothie bowls to avocado toast, you can find just about every vegan delight there is on offer. For more info on Bali’s best spots for the modern yogi STAY | SPA | PLAY | EAT | SHOP | YOGA – Download our ULTIMATE BALI GUIDE for free.