Bali is an island destination for both adventurers and those in need of a little relaxation. Bali blends spectacular mountain scenery and beautiful beaches with warm and friendly people, a vibrant culture and out of this world resorts. Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats.
With so many to choose from, here are some of the recommended things to do in Bali for you to start with:
- STAY AT IDIOSYNCRATIC VILLAS
Here you can really have the right compromise between the privacy and intimacy of your house while enjoying the super comfort of a boutique hotel with all the staff at your exclusive service. So if you dream to swim naked in the pool with your beloved, while enjoying a blu sky filled with shiny light or you wish to have a private chef cooking anything you want. Stop looking, this is the place you want.
- FEEL THE NATURE
Bali is blessed with beautiful nature. The island is mixed bag of natural wonders, from dense jungles and food-laden forests, to active volcanoes, picture perfect rice fields, and mountains swarming with an exotic array of tropical plants. A true treasure trove of natural beauty so get out and explore, you’ll see nature at its best.
- EXPERIENCE THE FINEST COFFEE AND TEA TASTING
With a wet climate and high altitude mountainous areas, Bali has the perfect climate for coffee and chocolate beans to grow. Plantation owners, working in tandem with the local way of life, support farmers while creating some of the world’s finest coffee and chocolate. From the most expensive in the world made from Asian cat droppings, to making your own hand-made chocolate, an experience everyone will enjoy.
- ENCOUNTER UP CLOSE WITH MONKEY’S AND BIG BATS
Balinese preserve the very living nature of the monkeys which Bali inhabitants are so protective in preserving every real nature in their Island. Some monkeys are so exhibitionist and seems enjoying entertaining visitors. Great experience for children, but just be careful! The monkeys are happy and free to roam around wherever they want in a very large area, which was nice to see. You can feed the monkeys or if you are feeling adventurous you can ask an employee to make them climb you.
- WATCH A BALINESE DANCE (KECAK FIRE & TRANCE DANCE)
Don’t miss the island’s colorful traditional dance. A classical “monkey chant” dance known as Kecak Dance, that all of the dancers are coming from Desa Pekraman Taman Kaja. Performed by a group of at least 50 men who dance in a circle around blazing bamboo torches. The only music to accompany them are the beats of their palms hitting their chests, their thighs, or other parts of their bodies, or their claps, rhythmically accompanied by shouting and chanting. Have a view and will truly make your visit to Bali more special.
- WATCH THE SUNSET AT ULUWATU SEA TEMPLE AND TANAH LOT
Certainly one of the more well-known seaside temples in Bali. This temple is famous for its magnificent sunsets, photographic potential, as well for that large population of poisonous sea snakes, believed to guard the area from evil spirits.
- SEE AT LEAST ONE OF BALI’S TEMPLES
No visit to Bali would be complete without a trip to see at least one of Bali’s temples. Each temple is unique. There are over 20,000 pura (Balinese for temple) in Bali at last count, you don’t have to make an effort to see all of them, but you do have to see at least a few of the temples.
- FACE THE BEAUTY OF THE SEA
To any one loves sun, sea and sand Bali has many great beaches good for swimming, surfing, or just lounging on the sand. Travelers come to Bali for its long stretches of white sand beach, crystal clear sea for swimming, strong waves for surfing and volcanic black sands for sunbathing.
- ENJOY THE NIGHTLIFE
The island offers a wide range of nightlife experiences for visitors of all type. Every night of the week, visitors and locals residents hit Bali’s many pubs, clubs, and beachside bars. No worries, if you are not keen on dressing up for night and want to stay in your shorts and t-shirt. Bali will have a spot where you’re welcome. The island have low-key spots, with affordable drinks or if you prefer those delicious cocktails, imported beers, fantastic food and world-class musical entertainment then visit Bali upscale bars and pubs.
- SHOP TIL YOU DROP
Bali is paradise for shoppers. A lof of things and low prices! Traditional shops and markets offer flexible prices, making the best deals possible for those with bargaining skills, while most stores offer fixed prices that are so low that bargaining is unnecessary.