More adventurous travelers may seek the thrill of white water rafting, biking through the mountains of Kintimani, summiting an active volcano at sunrise, or taking a stab at Mepantigan, Bailense Mud Martial Arts.
Other people looking for a pysical adventure may enjoy exploring spending a day at the beach snorkeling or learning to surf.
A trip to Bali is a journey through an exquisite landscape of mountains and hills that are complemented by sandy beaches as well as stunning coastline.
The place is also known for beautiful rice terraces, archaeological attractions and an amazing culture of welcoming locals. There are many things that make Bali a great island destination for tourists to visit at least once in a lifetime.
Whether you are looking for excitement, relaxation, or both, The Island of Gods has it all.
You may look forward to relaxing in hot springs overlooking the river, getting pampered in one of Bali's finest spas, watching an exciting fire dance, visiting a Balinese healer, or visiting famous temples like Tanah Lot or Pura Ulun Danu Bratan.
Try the famous durian fruit or luwak coffee, and enjoy the fabulous vistas of Bali's neverending rice paddy terraces.
Whether you are excited to get out and explore, or you simply want to stay at the Wonderland in Bali Villas and soak it all in, Bali's magic is all around.
There are a number of dishes in Bali that are specific to this region and are loved by the local people. The most important part of the dishes here is Pork, which is not used anywhere else. Among the local favourites is the Babi Guling, which is popularly served in festivals and family functions. Betutu is another famous dish made up of meat of chicken or duck and cooked in charcoal fire with local herbs.
Festivals and events are organised all year-round in Bali. Bali Spirit Festival is celebrated from 28th March to 3rd April, every year. This vibrant festival of dance, music and yoga is popular among locals and tourists alike.
Bali Arts Festival, organised in the months of June and July, is another important festival that marks the Indonesian calendar. Those interested in fashion, visit this destination during Bali Fashion Week, which is organised in the last week of May.
Shopping in Bali is a delightful experience as there are various antique shops and big malls. Balinese are known for their skills as artisans, particularly for woodcarving and objects made of silver, gold and other metals. Various shops and galleries sell exclusive paintings and precious jewelry.
Monkey Forest Road, Jalan Raya and Hanoman Street are the best places to find boutique shops that sell designer clothing, shoes and accessories. There are a few surf shops in Ubud that sell brand name quality gear, as well as branches of Bali-based designer labels and independent outfits. If you are looking for inexpensive beach wear, sarongs, ceremonial outfits or light summer clothing, check out the Ubud market or Sukawati market. If you head to the markets, just remember to get your bargaining game on.
BALINESE SHOWS & EVENTS
Nearby villages in Ubud offer performances throughout the week, highlighting their religious traditions. The Kecak dance is one of the most popular.
As there are various temples, a number of religious events are also frequent. Hari Raya Pagerwesi and Hari Raya Saraswati are among the most awaited festivals. Bali Kite Festival is an international festival that is celebrated in Sanur Beach every year in the month of July. This festival is celebrated by the villagers to impress the Hindu harvest gods.