The Tanjung Benoa harbor is one of the most placid spots on the island and is perfect for watersports. You can also try the "flying fish," a parasailing-like amusement using an extra-large inflatable kite. The beach is always busy. Be sure to book your watersports ahead of time from June to August as the place can be heaving with locals during the school holidays. There are plenty of operators to choose from but if you're staying in a local hotel, go with the operators they recommend or the services they offer. There will be little difference in price and you can rest easy that the operators are of a higher standard than those coming off the beach.

For spa time, go to the Jiwa Spa, in the Conrad (single treatment Rp750,000-Rp1,130,000, package Rp1,500,000-Rp1,550,000; AE, MC, V; daily 8am-10pm). Take your time and enjoy the private infinity pool and the relaxation lounge as well as the complimentary sauna and steam room. The kid-friendly Conrad always keeps the wee ones in mind: There is a Jiwa Spa Kids, where one of the treatments is "back scratching fun."

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.