The tiny volcanic island of Bali, also known as the Island of the Gods, offers anything a traveller might want. You will find an abundance of landscapes. Volcanic hillsides, mountains, beautiful rice terraces and of course rugged coastlines along with stunning beaches. Combined with a magnificently visual culture infused with spirituality, Bali is often called a ‘paradise’.
Bali offers large number of cultural, historical and archaeological attractions. The highlands and coasts are home to many ancient temples, featuring jaw-dropping centuries old architecture. There is a wide range of museums and art galleries which all offer a different glimpse of Bali. And you can wander through Botanical gardens or enjoy an Elephant Safari. You’ll be overwhelmed with choices to fill your day.
The coastline is surrounded by the Indian Ocean. And is a perfect spot for world class surfing, diving and snorkelling. Because of the well temperatured water and many reefs you will find an outstanding diversity of marine life. Gaze at manta rays, sharks, puffer fish, pygmee seahorses or swarms of reef fishes.
Dining in Bali is generally a highlight. Five star restaurants or an open sided bamboo cafe. They all offer guests a wide variety of excellent dishes, from authentic Indonesian and Balinese food to international. There’s something to satisfy every budget and taste.
Whether it is traditional markets or high fashion boutiques that turn you on, Bali is a shopper's paradise. As an island of artisans, its treasure trove of fine art and crafts, paintings, wood and stone carvings, woven and dyed fabrics and much much more. Start practicing your bargaining skills as this is normal practice on Bali.
As soon as the sun sets, the vibrant nightlife in Bali slowly emerges. Beachclubs, bars and night clubs all over the island offer you a wide range of choices from a relaxing ambience and traditional atmosphere to live music and DJs.