Bali, the paradise on earth, is always ready to welcome you with its enchanting beauty. This Indonesian island is a dreamy landscape of nature. Its volcanoes, sandy shores, sapphire water and coastlines with gorgeous pagodas will take you in dreamland. Last but not least, its often called “heaven”. Heaven to the pleasure seekers.
Bali is ready with its hypnotizing beauty to satisfy all types of visitors. Lazy sunbathing, delicious foods, marvelous spa, wonderful resort may attract to a typical visitor. But, for an explorer, for and historian and for an adventurer Bali is many more. Here they will find an opportunity to learn, to discover and to explore its temples, active volcanoes, the age-old towns and the mysterious nature.
So what are you waiting for?
Bali is ranked as:
- Best Places to Visit in April
- Best Places to Visit in Asia
- Best Beach Honeymoon Destinations
- Best Islands in the World
- Best Honeymoon Destinations
- Best Beaches in the World
- World’s Best Places to Visit
Best Time to Visit Bali:
Bali experiences a wonderful weather around the year. It has only the rainy season and the dry season. It rains less here in Bali during summer. So the sunbather and the beach explorer find it more enjoyable. Around the year, here the daytime temperatures are between the mid 80s and low 90s. Actually, the best time to visit Bali is its dry season which is between October to April.
Best of Bali:
- Tirta Empul Temple
- Uluwatu Temple
- Tanah Lot Temple
- Sanur Beach
- Nusa Dua
- Tegalalang Rice Terrace
- Gunung Kawi
- Periuk Bali Cooking Class
- Celebrity Bike Tours
- Nusa Penida
Where to Stay in Bali:
Here we are providing the best hotels list in Bali.
- Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
- Jamahal Private Resort & Spa
- Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate & Spa
- Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa
- Kayumanis Ubud Private Villas & Spa
- Kelapa Retreat & Spa
- Komaneka at Bisma
- Komaneka at Tanggayuda
- Mahagiri Villas Sanur
- Plataran Canggu Bali Resort and Spa
- The Elysian Boutique Villa Hotel
- The Samaya Seminyak
- Viceroy Bali
- Villa de daun
- Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort
- Bali Dynasty Resort
- Bali Emerald Villas
- Belmond Jimbaran Puri
- Bulgari Resort Bali
- Conrad Bali
- Gending Kedis Luxury Villas & Spa Estate
- Hanging Gardens of Bali
- InterContinental Bali Resort
- Kamandalu Ubud
- Kamuela Villas & Suites Sanur
- Kamuela Villas Seminyak
- Le Jardin Boutique Villa
- Matahari Beach Resort & Spa
- Maya Ubud Resort and Spa
- Padma Resort Legian
What to Eat in Bali:
Bali’s cuisine is full of variety with Chinese and Indian essence but Indonesian predominance. That is rice, vegetables, meat and fish full of spices. Here, most of the foods are prepared with a local technique using different ingredients like garlic, shallots, red chili peppers, nutmeg, turmeric, coriander, ginger, shrimp paste, coconut oil, bay leaves and so on. this makes the meal so appetizing, colorful and gorgeous.
Bali is also highly enriched with the world’s best cuisines. The food lovers of different taste and nature will surely enjoy its rich, colorful and various types of food.
Here, you will find some world-class restaurants where the chefs are ready to show you their magical dishes. For instance, Abe Do, Lamak Restaurant & Bar, Mozaic, Warung Padang Kecag and Mamasan are mentionable. All are the perfect blending of Asian cuisine as well as the best in the world.
Religion & Customs:
Though the official language of Bali is Indonesian, English is widely spoken here in towns and cities. So don’t worry. You won’t have a problem visiting here. That is, getting around, buying things or ordering food etc. are very easy here.
Here, the currency of Bali is called the Indonesian Rupiah. It’s wise to know the current exchange rate of US Dollar to Rupiah, as the rate varies from time to time. Sometimes, the natives try to befool the visitors claiming some extra change, So, be careful while dealing with them. Hope you know $1 is equal to 14,330 rupiahs.
Now comes the religion. Though it sounds that Indonesia is an Islamic country, Bali is a unique one. Here, Hinduism is the predominating religion in Bali. So, if you want to get the full essence of your visit, it’s better to pay a visit to the temples. There are hundreds of sacred temples of serenity and beauty. Hope you will enjoy all of those.
How to Save Money in Bali:
‘Frugality’ is the best word you better follow. It’s a smart way to apply here in Bali as everything is pricey here.
‘A mouth can win the world’ goes a local proverb here. So, be your own guide. This will help you reduce the extra charge.
You have to be a good bargainer if you like to buy something here. Because the natives demand high price when they find any foreign visitors.
Cruise is also highly pricey here. So, consider taking a cruise.
How to Get Around Bali:
There are three ways to get around Bali. A hired car with a driver is the most popular among them. But before that, you must fix the fare first. As it is told before, the natives are very tricky.
Another exciting way to get around Bali is Biking. For that, you have to prepare yourself to face the heavy traffic of the locality.
You can also use boats for getting around Bali. It’s a wonderful way to explore the nearby islands. Of course, I recommend you to keep faith on your foot. It’s the best way, indeed.
Before reaching Bali, make sure whether the resort is available or not. For this, you have to check in advance.
Now, the question is how do you reach Bali from the airport? It’s better to hire a taxi from the airport. Here the drivers are expert about the location and the roads. For this, you will have to prepay the fare at the airport. Fare ranges from USD 3 to USD 22 depending on your choice and destination.
Have a nice memory on Bali!