Bali is the most popular tourist hub in Indonesia. The attractions of this small island lure thousands of visitors to this tropical island every year. You can laze on the beaches of the island, snorkel in the warm water, watch the traditional temple ceremonies or pamper yourself in the spas on the island.
Bali has an international airport. International carriers such as Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Quantas Airways, Thai Airways International, Japan Airlines have flights to the island. Ferry services between Bali and neighboring Indonesian islands operate regularly.
Places to visit
The main tourist activities of Bali are centered on its beaches. Kuta is the first destination of most tourists on this island. The Kuta beach is the place to bask in the tropical sun. This is also a popular surfing spot on the island. Kuta is dotted with bars, cafes and clubs, including the famous Double Six Club. You can enjoy some chilled drinks in the pub and shake your legs on the dance floor as international DJs enthrall you with enjoyable music.
Situated on the slopes of the mountains framing Bali, Ubud is a picturesque venue on the island. Here you will discover some finest foods on the island. You can stay in the lavish resorts in Ubud, watch the traditional music and dance shows and visit the neighboring temples, villages and paddy fields.
Puru Ulun Danu Brantan
This is a famous temple on the island, built in the 17th century. This temple is revered by both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Dewi Danu, the goddess of water is the ruling deity of the temple. Farmers of the island worship this goddess to ensure unhindered water supply for farming. This temple also houses a Buddhist Stupa. You can walk through the lovely garden housed in the temple complex and explore the lake on a boat. You can also enjoy a sumptuous meal in the Perama Ulundanu eating-house.
This scenic spot, southeast of the main island of Bali, is a traffic free zone. The waters of the region are popular for surfing, parasailing and banana boating. Dream beach, Mushroom Bay beach and Jungutbatu beach are impressive places to visit in Nusa Lembongan.