The achingly beautiful coastline of Bali is home to stunning beaches—namely Nusa Dua, Kuta, Sanur, Lovina. But, the island of Bali (one amongst the 17,000 islands of Indonesia) is much more than just sun and sand. The quintessential flavours of Bali reside in its narrow alleyways, markets and neighbourhoods, making it a land of endless experiences. Its myriad temple complexes, lush rice terraces, indomitable volcanoes and a generous helping of endearingly humble people, makes Bali a memorable destination for all. Top this with shoppers’ havens such as Ubud Art Market, Monkey Forest Road and Kuta Beachwalk Mall, jungle adventures at Bali Safari and Marine Park, yoga and spa retreats at every corner, and of course the water sports—and Bali turns instantly into a charming destination for all kinds of travellers.
Yes, a melting pot of an eclectic culture, effervescent nightlife and a vibrant culinary scene, Bali is easily one of the best islands of Asia, and the most-visited one too.
NATURAL JACUZZI AT PANTAI TEGAL WANGI AND ACTIVE VOLCANO CONES AT MT. BATUR—BALI’S DIVERSE EXPERIENCES WILL MESMERIZE YOU.
From surfing along the azure waters of Legian, enjoying thrilling water sports at Sanur, Canyoning at Gitgit Waterfall, to rubbing shoulders with an active volcano in the form of Mount Batur, Bali is the mother of all island destinations, crackling with adventure opportunities. There are many more adventure activities to experience: like unleashing your inner Rambo by trying out jet packs and jet bikes in Nusa Dua or experiencing flying fish at Tanjung Benoa Beach.READ LESS
ENJOY ENDLESS ADVENTUROUS EXCURSIONS LIKE DOLPHIN WATCHING AT LOVINA BEACH AND EXPLORING WILDLIFE AT MARINE PARK.
It’s Bali folklore that Bali’s highlands and coasts have more ancient temples that homes. Some of these stunning temples in Bali like Tanah Lot, Luhur Uluwatu and Ulun Danu Batur will make a mark on your soul forever. Featuring magnificent ancient architecture and set against exotic backdrops, these temples have become the island’s most iconic landmarks. Important festivities and boisterous processions that take place here temple anniversaries are worth experiencing.
CHANNEL YOUR INNER JULIA ROBERTS FROM 'EAT PRAY LOVE' AND GO SOUL SEARCHING AROUND THE TEMPLES IN BALI.
The Balinese version of the grilled satay—'Sate Lilit'; island’s favourite 'Babi Guling'—whole spit-roast pig; a twist on ‘chicken rice’ called Nasi Ayam and Nasi Campur; and Betutu—an iconic Balinese dish comprising a whole chicken or duck stuffed with traditional spices wrapped in banana leaves—Bali offers a host of delicacies you cannot afford to miss. The island also offers a rich collection of snacks, cakes and desserts. So dig right in!READ LESS
INDULGE IN MOUTHFULS OF TANGY BABI GULING AND BETUTU TO EXPERIENCE BALI’ RICH CULTURE THROUGH YOUR MOUTH.
Touristy keepsakes at Ubud Art Market, Local antiques and handicrafts at Monkey Forest Road, branded curios at the Kuta Beachwalk Mall—Bali has many options for shopaholics. Exclusive products too can be bought here at good prices. Look for exquisite silver work, handicrafts, clothes and fashion accessories, natural soaps and essences, art and décor products with timeless, spiritual feel and coffee. Yes, all that you can buy here is indeed endless.