Bali Indonesia | Travel Destination Nusa Dua, Kuta, Jimbaran, Denpasar

Bali is the most popular island holiday destination in the Indonesian archipelago very well known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as the Cliffside Uluwatu Temple.

To the south, the beach-side city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats.Towering volcanoes and pristine jungles greet you with plenty to do, see and explore (While most can’t stay away from the beach for long, though).

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Bali Island | Image Credits: Darth Kline via Flickr

Enjoy amazing beaches  and luxury resorts in any of Bali’s famous areas. These include Ubud, Denpasar, Jimbaran, Kuta, Nusa Dua and Seminyak where most of the great hotels and villas are right on the beach (They’re also home to most of Bali’s exciting surf spots).

The  Bali island is home to an ancient culture that’s known for its warm hospitality and its romantic atmosphere. Exotic temples and palaces setting against stunning natural backdrops is just one of its top main attractions.

Dining in Bali presents endless choices of local or far-flung cuisine. Famous matahari terbenam (Sunsets) nightspots come to life inviting you to clubbing on any of many packed dance floors.

Destination Bali, Indonesia

Bali is one of the thousands islands constructing the Indonesian Archipelago that has long been famous as a leading tourist destination in South Pacific or even in the world for its exotic and vibrant art and culture, natural beauties and the hospitality of the people.

It covers an extent of 5,632.86 square kilometers consisted of mountain range stretches from the West tip to the East. Hinduism is adhered by almost 95% of its population of more than 3 millions people, specifically blended with Buddhism and the Ancestor’s worship. It is made inseparable from everyday life and no opportunity is missed to worship Gods in an unending series of ceremony stretches from birth up to after death.

The Conducive environment in Bali is supported by the Balinese philosophy of life, called “Tri Hita Karana”. Tri Hita Karana dictates that happiness can only be achieved if there are harmonious relationship between human and Gods; between human and their community; and between human and nature (its surrounding). This philosophy has become a way of life among the Balinese, and is practiced in their daily life.

Menjangan Island Ganesh Temple
Menjangan Island Ganesh Temple | Image credits: Rachel Dale via Flickr

Best Time to Visit Bali, Indonesia

Bali has such a mild and agreeable climate the whole Year round, with average temperature of the day in coastal areas varies from about 28C (82F) Bali Weather during May-July to abut 30C (86F) in March-October, while the most pleasant weather is between May-September.

Nusa Dua is an exclusive resort area featuring pristine beaches and majestic palms overlooking a turquoise sea. This purpose-built development is a peaceful enclave where families can relax and enjoy a tropical paradise and the Balinese hospitality, all without having to venture far from their luxurious rooms. The Bali Golf and Country Club is only a few steps away and the International Airport is a mere 20-minute drive.

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Nusa Dua, Bali Luxury Resort | Image credits: Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas via Wikimedia Commons

Nusa Dua is an area in southern Bali, Indonesia. It’s known for its sandy beaches like Geger Beach, international resorts and an 18-hole golf course.  North of Nusa Dua, boats connect the fishing port of Tanjung Benoa to nearby Serangan Island.
Surfing and diving are popular activities for more active visitors to this beach destination. Trek up the many steps to Mother Temple Besakih and combine sight-seeing with muscle toning. An array of spas, galleries and boutiques await those who prefer less exertion. Local Barong performances can be admired at Batubulan.

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Where to stay in Bali

South Bali

South Bali includes Kuta, Western Bukit and Uluwatu, Canggu, Denpasar, Jimbaran, Legian, Nusa Dua, Sanur, Seminyak, and Tanah Lot. Here you are in the most visited part of the island by far, with tourists flocking to world renowned Kuta Beach and chic Seminyak.

Central Bali

Central Bali includes Ubud, Gianyar, Bedugul, and Tabanan. This region is the cultural heart of Bali and the central mountain range.

West Bali

West Bali includes Negara, Gilimanuk, Medewi Beach, and Pemuteran. You have here access to ferries to Java and the West Bali National Park.

North Bali

North Bali includes Lovina, and Singaraja. You can enjoy quiet black sand beaches and the old capital city.

East Bali

East Bali includes Amed, Besakih, Candidasa, Kintamani, Klungkung, Mount Agung, Padang Bai, and Tirta Gangga. Here, you can discover another atmosphere with laid back coastal villages, an active volcano and the mighty Mount Agung.

Southeastern Islands

Southeastern Islands includes Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida, and Nusa Ceningan. These quiet offshore islands in the southeast are very popular for diving activities.

Nusa Dua, Bali (Low Tide) | Image credits: YaZzZz... via Flickr