Bali is a beautiful tropical island situated in Southeast Asia in central Indonesia. As soon as you leave Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport, often known as Denpasar International Airport, you will be hit by Bali’s rich culture in an instant. This gorgeous island has plenty of surprises hiding within it which makes it a country very different to others. Your senses will be surprised as this magical destination has some of the world’s best settings for romantic or luxury holidays.
Bali encompasses some lovely pristine soft sandy beaches that comprise of white and black volcanic sand. Perfect for sun worshippers, there are plenty of sunbathing spots on offer. Bali is a holiday destination that is still a pretty well kept secret, meaning that these beaches are a far cry from busy and overcrowded holiday hot spots. One thing that many visitors notice when they go on their Bali holidays is that the Balinese locals are some of the friendliest and welcoming people in the world; meaning you will want to return time after time!
Visitors go on holidays to Bali all year round due to Bali’s temperatures typically being hot 365 days a year. Bali’s rainy season is between September and February; however, for the rest of the year, the sun tends to rise at 6am and set at 6pm almost everyday. Ubud, a stunning town in the middle of Bali, tends to be noticeably cooler throughout the year due to its altitude.
If you ever feel like venturing out of your hotel and crave trying some of Bali’s delicious local food, you will be spoilt for choice and find a huge variety of good restaurants and snack bars in the main streets of Kuta, Ubud, Legian and any of the major tourist spots.
Balinese culture is made up of a unique fusion of religion, art and spirituality. When you explore the island, you will notice that it is full of Balinese art, expressed through stunning detailed paintings, intricate weaving and spectacular carvings. It is a country bursting with culture and beauty, and offers an experience like no other.
It is commonplace to find hundreds of temples scattered all around Bali. Villages throughout the country hold colourful and vibrant festivals for each temple various times in a year. Balinese locals take religion very seriously and also hold colourful festivals throughout the island for occasions such as Galungan, Nyepi and Kuningan. What more can you ask for in one of the most enchanting holiday destinations in the world?