Bali is now a world-famous tourist destination and has been witnessing a significant rise in tourism since the late twentieth century. You can find many cultural attractions on this Indonesian island and province. Bali’s traditional music and dance performances would leave you spellbound. The warmth of the local people is what truly delights you besides all its wonderful attractions during your time spent in the region.
Eating out in Bali
Nasi Ayam and Nasi Campur are Balinese versions of 'chicken rice' and are served in many restaurants and eateries on the island. Another popular dish is Betutu, which comprises of a whole duck or chicken stuffed with spices, wrapped in banana leaves, covered with banana trunk bark and baked in a fire made of coal for about 7 hours. You can enjoy the delicacies of the region during your Bali holidays at the Gabah Restaurant and Bar in Kuta.
Places to visit in Bali
Uluwatu Temple is located on a large limestone cliff and makes for an interesting visit. You would also love the Neka Art Museum and the amazing terraced rice fields in Ubud. Another famous temple in Bali that you may like to visit is the Tanah Lot, which rewards its visitors with awe-inspiring views of the surroundings. You would also enjoy sun and sand at the beaches of Kuta and Sanur and spend some pleasant moments amid natural surroundings by visiting the Sekumpul Waterfalls.
Fun activities in Bali
You can go on bike trips around the Ubud town and visit the coffee farm and a traditional village on your way. Another activity to enjoy at this place is a stroll through the vast expanses of green rice paddies. You can rent a surfboard and go surfing in the perfect waves near Bali's beaches. Rock-climbing can be enjoyed on Mount Batur early in the morning to savour the magnificent views above the clouds upon reaching its summit. You can shop for your desired items at Kuta Beachwalk or the Discovery Shopping Mall.
Nightlife in Bali
The island’s best clubs and entertainment venues can be explored after sunset to have an exciting nightlife in this fabulous province of Indonesia. Most of them are located in the Kuta, Seminyak and Legian regions. Among them is Sky Garden, which has a rooftop lounge and is part of an entertainment complex. You can party hard at the Bounty Discotheque, which has an excellent dance floor, bar and restaurant.
Accommodation in Bali
There are many high-end resorts and hotels spread across Bali, which provide luxurious accommodations for tourists who are not concerned about budgets. For tourists who are travelling on a limited budget, there are several options like guesthouses and homestays. You can get around in Bali using any of the local transport modes, such as buses, taxis, shuttle buses called 'Bemos', and motorcycle, scooter or car rentals.
Festivals in Bali
Pager Wesi is held every November across the province to honour the creator of this universe, whom the locals call Sang Yang. You can witness gigantic kites being flown during the Bali Kite Festival in July. The Bali Art Festival gives you an insight into the Balinese culture and traditions along with some fantastic performances by the local artists. Rice Harvest Festival held from May till the end of June is a good time to relish the unique dishes prepared in honour of 'Dewi Sri' or the 'Rice God'.
Best time to visit Bali
During April, May, and late September, there are no rains or large crowds on the island of Bali, which makes them the best months to visit Bali. You can also get considerable reductions in the room rates of hotels around these times of the year. The cheap holidays to Bali offered by Lowest2 reduce your travel costs even further, resulting in greater savings.
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