Reasons that you should be in Bali, Indonesia right now.
Bali is known as the island of gods because many ancient Hindu religious symbols are inscribed in the daily lives of local people. Balinese culture focuses on balance and harmony, which is reflected in the many festivals and ceremonies held regularly to express gratitude to the Hindu deities. A good culture is mostly expressed through the friendliness and hospitality of the people. Indonesia has more than 18,000 islands, but Bali’s culture makes it stand out and become a great destination.
Located in the equatorial area, Bali weather is hot and humid year-round, there is an only dry season (April-September) and rainy season (October-March). Bali on the peak of the rainy season will rain all day, but most of the day will only rain for about an hour that also brings cool and fresh air. So you can go to Bali every time.
With the seemingly endless coastline, there are dozens of beautiful beaches with white sands in Bali for visitors to choose from. Popular areas like Kuta, Legian, Seminyak have bustling beaches, surfing, and other water sports. However, there are still many pristine beaches that are truly captivating. You can look in the local fishing village. The most crowded time is around 6 pm when all gather to watch the sunset dazzlingly fall to Bali.
Wherever you stay on the island, locals are integrated with modern facilities. Guests can enjoy cocktails at the resort’s high-priced bar, but it is only steps away from the local eateries for a cheap lunch. This diversity helps Bali popular with all types of travelers, from the backpackers, the families, those who need to relax or honeymoon couples. Whatever you want, Bali can always supply you.
There are many historical and cultural attractions in Bali that showcase its rich heritage. Varied and colorful festivals take place all year round. A great way to learn about a local culture is to witness traditional dances or songs or take part in cooking classes. Adventure enthusiasts should go to active volcanoes, crater lakes, gorgeous rainforests, amazing waterfalls or boat trips on the river.
Five-star hotels and luxury villas
Bali has become a popular destination for travelers seeking high-quality accommodation with world-class hotels, luxury private villas and well-known seaside clubs. The island has about 18,000 private villas. This is the choice of many people due to the luxury and secluded space, enough space for large groups of visitors or families. They often have their own staff to take care of the customers.
Restaurants, bars, and clubs
Bali is nightless in the eyes of fun-loving people. The staffs at the beach bar and club are always busy serving customers all day long until early in the morning. Fun things can range from cheap bar to lavish clubs. Bali is also the destination of the world’s many top chefs, satisfying the taste of all visitors.
Bali vacation is often considered as a savings wallet. The typical costs are much lower than other resort destinations, such as taxi fare or very cheap private driving. Around Bali, there is a wide range of rental villas, all with private pools and care staff. They help save money because you can rent a flat for your group or family. The quality here is comparable to a five-star hotel’s private staff, but much lower cost.
Arts and crafts and souvenirs are the focus of Bali’s culture. Handmade crafts, beautiful textiles and unique ornaments are widely sold in shops and markets. Hundreds of independent fashion designers create their own signature line in Bali and set up shops in the resort to sell the collection. In addition, Bali has several large commercial centers right at the beach with famous Western brands.
The surrounding islands
Bali is only one of about 18,000 islands in Indonesia. From Bali, you can take a boat ride to nearby small islands like Nusa Lembongan and the Gili Islands. Or you can choose Lombok, the larger island east of Bali, which has a Bali-like landscape 30 years ago with its small village communities and charming beaches. The islands are peaceful, without transportation, surrounded by clear water and white sand, away from modern life. In addition, visitors should dive to admire the coral reefs and the tropical ocean world.
Hope you enjoy your time in Indonesia!
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