Sunsets are timeless and constant standbys of poets, writers and romantics — they’re inspiring. Mahatma Gandhi observed this power when he said, “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”

SUNSET AT TANHA LOT
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View of the Tanha lot Temple on one side and the sun setting on the other side.

Since Tanha Lot was the first sunset we saw it was the most special ,the most beautiful and spectacular.The backdrop of the Tanha Lot temple sitting on a large offshore rock hit by the ocean tide continuously on one side and the sun setting on the other side was indeed a very picturesque and serene scene.Even though this place can get really crowded ,just a few minutes by this beautiful sunset and backdrop is worth the time and effort spent to visit this place.

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To find such a spot in the crowd is a task.My friend, lost to the sunset sky.

The entire experience was rather mystical and transcendental.I could just stand by and stare at this view and dream away.It is one of the most popular tourist destination and I would love to go here again in my lifetime and enjoy the view for a longer time.

SUNSET AT ROCKBAR-AYANA RESORT AND SPA
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The sunset from a cantilevered viewing deck at the Rockbar.

Unlike Tanha Lot , this is a more sophisticated experience since it is located in a 5 star resort.You ought to be there before 5 P.M. in order to get a good table with a good view. Ayana Resort by itself is incredibly beautiful with stunning vistas and views of the ocean and seamless infinity pools merging with the ocean.I was completely mesmerized by this place right from the beginning. The entrance to Rockbar is through a cute cable car since Rockbar is at the bottom of the resort.The cable car prepares you for what the Rockbar has to offer, it gives you a glimpse of the spectacular 360 degree views of the ocean and  pastel hues of orange and yellow sky around the sun.

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Another striking view from Rockbar.

At Rockbar I got to everything I wished to do Tanha Lot, relax , sip a drink or two, soak in the view.These beautiful sunsets will hold you captive for the longest time and little will you realize how long it has actually been since u have been staring at the sky change its colour. It provides an easy way to combine meditation with the appreciation of natural beauty.

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Infinity pool at the Rockbar.

We were at Rockbar for a good 3-4 hours and I loved every minute spent there.

SUNSET AT POTATO HEAD
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Sunset by the infinity pool at Potato Head.

Now even though we did not visit this place during sunset and we actually went here around 12 a.m in the night but this place was insanely beautiful, so i can totally imagine what a sunset would be like at this stunning bar.Has a building ever made you smile? The striking facade here may be the first architectural feature to put a grin on your face.The facade of this bar is decorated with windows, all you see is windows.Even the ceiling has suspended windows.The building is a modern take on the Coliseum.As you enter inside and you walk a little ,towards the the beach near the restaurant you will find daybeds or lounges by the beach view.This is the most popular spot to enjoy the sunset or a cocktail and again to catch the sunset you need to be here before 4. The daybeds are so comfortable and perfect for this sublime beachfront setting.The cocktails at this place are delicious, believe me u wont stop at one.Must try the apple pie, its to die for!Architects, designers should definitely go to Potato head to savour the architecture, which may be simple in its execution, but is quite ingenious in conception.

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Window facade,modern  day take on Colosseum by architect Andra Matin.

There are several other places in Bali to enjoy the sunsets, every beach has a beautiful sunset to offer.These were my top favorite picks and there are many more I couldn’t visit and wish to visit on my next trip to Bali.

Sunsets are timeless and constant standbys of poets, writers and romantics — they’re inspiring. Mahatma Gandhi observed this power when he said, “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”

Reference for Potato head pictures-http://stophavingaboringlife.com/hydrotherapy-ayana-resort-sunset-potato-head-beach-club-bali/