10 Reasons to Visit Bali

Why You Will Fall in Love with Bali

Listing all the reasons why so many people have fallen in love with Bali would take all day, but the exotic weather, down-to-earth lifestyle, laidback atmosphere; spicy food and rich heritage all feature highly. You’ll enjoy the ample sunlight and the wonderful open blue skies, even at its most densely populated urban areas due to the low-rising buildings and absence of skyscrapers.

But there are some things that give Bali its overall magical appeal, attracting even the most frequent-flying traveller who has probably ‘seen them all’. Here are our 10 main reasons that Bali remains a popular island destination for all types of visitors. Be ready to find your own.

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Nice tropical climate and ample daylight makes this island eight degrees south of the equator a top option for beach lovers, especially those who have sun, surf and sand on their top list. On average, the island gets around 12 to 13 hours of daylight each day – you have a lot of time to enjoy a variety of activities and see all the best sights Bali has to offer.  Read More...

Balangan Beach in Bali

Bali has a rich collection of gorgeous beaches, each with its own set of characteristics and appeal. These range from white sandy coastlines of the south, which include the limestone cliff-fringed secret beaches of the Bukit peninsula, as well as the remote beaches with calm waves of Bali’s northern coast.  Read More...

Bali is home to countless temple complexes, spread throughout the island from the highland peaks, down to the limestone cliffs and low-lying seashores. These ancient structures are not merely archaeological sites and silent witnesses of an intriguing past, but are still functional with colourful celebrations and regular festive anniversaries.  Read More...

While other destinations like Singapore pride in modernity and things high-tech, usually missing is the ‘human touch’. Bali prides itself on its hospitality, displayed by a people who celebrate every aspects of life with ritual and festivity. In and outside your hotel, getting acquainted and making new friends is easier than you’ve probably expected.  Read More...

Cheap Prices

You’ll be able to afford (almost) anything in Bali. Hotel rates, world-class diningshop ‘til you drop… you’ll be living a dream. The rupiah has undergone much inflation throughout history, now around IDR 12,000 for a dollar – for IDR 1 million, you only need to exchange USD 82. Even so, price tags in Bali are overall very affordable, and the shopping experience in some areas becomes even more fun when you can bargain hard.  Read More...

The Unique Culture

The many temples around celebrate their anniversaries once in every six Gregorian months according to the 210-day Balinese calendar, so you will most likely stumble across one during your visit. Towering colourful fruit offerings, decorated shrines and lively processions are all ready for your camera. Rites of passage, even death, is a festive sight as ‘ngaben’ cremations or ‘pelebon’ for royalties, is a sight to behold with towering effigies are carried to the pyre. Read More...

World-Class Surf

Bali is a surfing haven with its collection consistent surf breaks particularly around the Bukit peninsula, with the likes of Uluwatu, Pecatu and Ungasan, which are also home to beautiful, secluded limestone-fringed beaches. Since its discovery and exposure to the western wave riding culture in the 1930's, Bali's surf scene caters to pros as well as beginners as board rentals and surf schools abound.  Read More...

It’s no secret that Bali has an oversupply of hotel rooms, which is good news for the traveller. While price wars among hotels go on, visitors-to-be can book their hotels of choice with ease. There’s a hotel room for any budget, from the affordable, to the most luxurious five-star resortsRead More...

The Natural Beauty

Bali is abundant in colours of natural beauty; 180-degree highland panoramas, a collection of scenic waterfalls and lakes, flowing expanses of emerald paddies, and golden sunsets and sunrises down at the coastline. In between, ancient temples and majestic palaces are backdrops to exotic ceremonies and festivities, more than enough attractions to keep your shutter always snapping and endless choices for pre-wedding ideas.  Read More...

Epicurean Adventures

Some of the world’s and Indonesia’s best restaurants are right here in Bali, with recognitions including San Pellegrino’s ‘World’s 50 Best’ to include Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in Ubud. Seminyak, Bali’s upscale beach resort area, also has a street fondly dubbed ‘eat street’ due to its rows of restaurants, featuring from budget eateries to fine dining restaurants set side by side. Overall, the island has evolved into a first-class dining destination, where the world’s most innovative and talented chefs compete to present their best.  Read More...

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