Bali is one of the most well-known islands in Indonesia. It located in the Indian Ocean, 8 degrees south of the equator. Unlike most islands in Southeast Asia, Bali has more than just sandy beaches, blue seas, and tropical sunlight. Bali is also home to farmhouses, rainforests, grasslands, deep valleys and other beautiful scenery. In addition, there are six volcanoes on the northern part of the island.
Bali is also an island of art. Its unique style of traditional painting and sculpture has provided inspiration to contemporary Western artists and attracted many explorers. Bali is also an island of relaxation, and spa services are abundant. The “Bali-style” private villa service is extremely relaxing and considered to be the ultimate luxury by some. Popular areas for travel in Bali include the southern beach areas such as Kuta, Sanur, and Nusa Dua, Ubud and its surrounding areas, and the central mountain areas between the Kintamani Volcano and Mount Agung.
Five days is an adequate amount of time to spend in Bali. With five days, visitors could spend 2 days on the southern coast, 2 days in the Ubud area and the central mountains, the last day relaxing or shopping. Bali is known as a honeymoon paradise, and it’s the first choice for many newly-married couples. In Bali, there’s no need to rush from attraction to attraction, it’s best to just relax among the beautiful surroundings.
Bali has the type of climate typical for a tropical island. It’s hot all year round and has an annual average temperature of about 28°C. Bali has two seasons; dry season and rainy season. The dry season is from May to October and the rainy season is -from November to April. During the whole year it is suitable for traveling. The dry season is Bali's best season for travelling, and it is also a busy season. The weather is clear and the humidity level is relatively low, making it suitable for vacationing. July-September is also the best season for surfing. During the rainy season, heavy rain often falls suddenly in the afternoon, but it usually stops and starts suddenly and doesn’t have too much of an impact on travel. Travel costs are relatively low at this time. T-shirts, shorts, and sandals can be worn throughout the year. It’s important to note that regardless of the season, the sun in Bali is very strong, so make sure to bring a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
Located on the equator, Bali has a stunning natural environment as well as a strong artistic and cultural atmosphere. There are a lot of hotels, boutique resorts, luxury private villas, and budget hotels in Bali to choose from. Whether you’re on your honeymoon or traveling with your family, you can be assured that Bali has a hotel that will suit your needs. The Kuta area is the preferred place to stay for tourists. It has beaches, sunsets, and many food options. It’s a surfer’s paradise during the day and has vibrant nightlife after the sun sets. Those looking for a quieter place can consider staying in Jimbaran or Seminyak. Jimbaran Beach is famous for its seafood stalls.
There are many hotels in Bali, ranging from luxury private villas and boutique resorts to small, economic hotels. Entire luxury villas with independent space are a very popular type of accommodation in Bali. These types of villas can mainly be found in Ubud and the southern region. They feature large spaces, luxurious decorations, and often have private yards and swimming pools. The price is relatively expensive at 800 to 1000 US dollars per night, and prices are sometimes known to be even higher. This type of accommodation is suitable for those who seek higher quality lodging and privacy. In general, luxury villas are mostly chosen for family trips or honeymoons. Most of the large resort hotels on the island are located in southern Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, and Seminyak. These hotels in Bali have a variety of on-site restaurants, spas, and bars. The price of a large resort hotel is usually around USD 400 to 600 per night. Small boutique hotels offer more cost-effective accommodation options in the southern region and Ubud area. The price of these hotels is usually around USD 100 to 200. Visitors can also choose budget accommodations at a lower price which are mainly located in Tulamben, Lovina, and other regions.