Bali is undoubtedly a tropical paradise and is one among the thousands of Indonesian islands and perhaps the most popular one too. Some people may argue that Bali has been totally commercialized in the past few years but according to us, this beautiful island still has all of its raw beauty and picture postcard beaches that attract visitors year after year like a moth to a flame.
Also known as the Island of the Gods, Bali is rich in Hindu culture and there are numerous stunning temples scattered across the island. So whether you are interested in history, Hindu mythology, stunning beaches or sprawling paddy fields, Bali offers it all! Below we are enlisting a few places that you MUST visit whenever you plan to travel to this beautiful Indonesian island:
Situated in the heart of Bali, Ubud is mesmerizing amalgamation of nature, culture, people, temples, museums, expansive paddy fields and man-made parks. You can indulge in shopping, meditation, spas and various adventure activities like whitewater rafting or hiking while in Ubud.
Tanah Lot Temple
One of the most beautiful temples in Bali, the Tanah Lot Temple stands perched on an enormous rock jutting out of the sea with waves crashing on it from all sides. It is believed that Tanah Lot pays homage to the guardian spirits of the sea and you can view breathtakingly beautiful sunsets from here.
Seminyak is a small town situated on the southwestern coast of Bali. It is famous for its luxury resorts and high end restaurants and is a perfect vacation destination for people from across the globe. The beach is perhaps not ideal for swimming as the sea can be a little rough here but you can enjoy surfing on the big waves.
Kuta is the most popular beach in Bali, which means you can be sure to find the life and party scene here in Kuta Beach. If you are looking out to socialize, party and have a good time, you must head to this vibrant place. From glitzy nightclubs to affordable cafes and bars, you can find something to suit every budget here.
Nusa Dua Beach
Nusa Dua beach is popular among vacationers who value a little privacy as it is dotted with luxury hotels that offer beautiful and well maintained private beaches to their guests. So if budget is not a constraint, you can plan a stay at one of these resorts that are a big hit among honeymooners too!
Kintamani and Mount Batur
Situated on one of Bali’s most dramatic landscapes in the northeast, the 1,717-meter Mount Batur is a sometimes-active volcano that includes four craters, a lake and several villages. Climbing to the top of Mount Batur to watch the sunrise is a popular activity. Visitors also come to Mount Batur to see Pura Ulun Danu Batur, one of Bali’s nine major Hindu temples.
To enjoy few days of sun and sand and a relaxing getaway, head to Bali, a tropical paradise that will leave you enchanted with its abundant natural beauty.