Bali is an Indonesian island located at Coordinates: 8°25′23″S 115°14′55″E / 8.42306°S 115.24861°E / -8.42306; 115.24861the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country’s 33 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island.
The beaches in Bali are a big part of why people come. The great thing is that you can be on a beach within an hour of landing at Denpasar (DPS). Sun, sea and surf, or whatever triple combo tickles your fancy, is easily available since hotels in Tuban, Kuta, Legian and Seminyak are bullt on the beach. Crazy vendors may not be your kettle of fish, or maybe you are looking to meet a Kuta Cowboy, whatever your goals here is a quick look at some local beaches.
Top Places In Bali
- Kuta Beach
Good for getting a taste of the Bali vibe. Busy with vendors, tourists and locals. Food and drinks widely available, shade under trees close to the street and nice sandy beach.
- Nusa Dua
Part of the Bukut Peninsula in southern Bali, Nusa Dua has some of the most beautiful and luxurious hotels on this planet, gracefully integrating the beauty of the white beaches and clear water into the landscape of the hotels.
- Tanah Lot
One of Bali’s most important sea temples, Tanah Lot temple is built atop a huge rock, surrounded by the sea. Build in the 16th century, Tanah Lot’s rituals include paying of homage to the guardian spirits of the sea.
Ubud is the art center of Bali, which maybe a hard concept to understand, given the artistic nature of the entire living in Bali. But the Raja of Ubud, historically, strongly encouraged artistic development, especially in painting.
The sanctuary of Besakih on the slopes of Gunung Agung (Mount Holy) is over a thousand years old and is known as the Mother Temple of Bali, the biggest and holiest of all Balinese temples.
The capital city of the Province of Bali, Denpasar houses government offices, banks, and many other offices. Yet it manages to retain its Balinese personality while its temples still mantain their presence and influence.
Palm-lined beach, curving from the Grand Bali Beach Hotel to the south and facing the Indian Ocean towards the east, Sanur is an excellent place to see the sun rise in the morning.
- Kecak and Fire dance at Uluwatu Temple
The dance is Balinese traditional dance, in which hundres of man will dance and shout in harmony. It has some story, with the leaflet that’s provided to visitor (several language available) in order for easy understanding the story path.
- Geko Dive, Karangasem
Geko dive is a professionally run dive operator on the East Coast of Bali. We offer daily dive trips and PADI courses of all levels. We have a maximum of 4 people to one divemaster and pride ourselves on customer satisfaction.
- West Bali National Park
Over 65,000 acres of land and water provide tourists with excellent trekking, birdwatching and diving.
- Waterbom, Kuta
If you have children this is a must do in Bali. The Waterbom waterpark is a great day’s entertainment for all ages.
- Bike-Baik Tours, Ubud
This tour is designed for travelers who seek to go deep into Bali’s Countryside and witness first hand the daily life of rural rice farmers and craftsmen.
- Bali Hai Cruises, Denpasar
Bali Hai Cruises offers exciting day cruises to nearby Lembongan Island and Evening Dinner Cruises around Bali Harbor. Choose from a large luxury vessel, a 54 seater sailing catamaran or Bali’s most fun boat, the Ocean Rafting.
Bali is a really really great place for a surf trip. It has so many great waves, great weather and warm water temperatures. Learn to surf with the top surf school in Bali – voted “Best Surf School in Bali” for 3 consecutive years by Magic Wave Surf Community Magazine. Pro Surf School offers comprehensive surfing lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers, as well as surf trips around Bali.
Jalan Pantai Kuta, Kuta 80361, Indonesia
(0)36 175 1361
Jalan Raya Uluwatu – Jimbaran, Kuta 80361, Indonesia
(0)36 170 1888
- SOFITEL SEMINYAK
Jl. Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak Beach, PO Box 3384, Denpasar 80033, Indonesia
(0)36 173 0730
Jalan Gunung Sari, Peliatan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
(0)36 197 7888
- KOMANEKA RESORT
Jalan Bisma, Ubud, Gianyar, Other, Bali 80571, Indonesia
(0)36 197 6090
- Hotel Nandini Bali Jungle Resort & Spa
Banyar Susut, Payangan, Bali 80572, Indonesia
(0)36 198 2777