Tourists at a bar on Bali’s Batu Bolong Beach in Canggu, a once peaceful paradise known by few now overrun with hotels, resorts and restaurants. Photo: Getty Images
Tourists at a bar on Bali’s Batu Bolong Beach in Canggu, a once peaceful paradise known by few now overrun with hotels, resorts and restaurants. Photo: Getty Images
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Overrun by hotels, resorts, bars, Bali’s new travel hotspots fall one by one to uncontrolled development on west coast

  • First Canggu, then Pererenan, now Seseh: once peaceful paradises on Bali’s west coast are no more, inundated by buildings that frequently flout regulations
  • While some locals benefit from leasing land to developers, others have resigned themselves to the inevitability of more unspoilt areas being, well, spoilt

Tourists at a bar on Bali’s Batu Bolong Beach in Canggu, a once peaceful paradise known by few now overrun with hotels, resorts and restaurants. Photo: Getty Images
Tourists at a bar on Bali’s Batu Bolong Beach in Canggu, a once peaceful paradise known by few now overrun with hotels, resorts and restaurants. Photo: Getty Images
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