Bali is known for its friendly and hospitable people, beautiful warm beaches, volcanoes soaring up through the clouds, rice paddies tripping down hillsides like giant steps, tea and coffee plantations, dense tropical jungles and exotic temples and you will be amazed while exploring this magnificent nature.
Bali has numbers of resorts, hotels and restaurants that offer international cuisine from Mediterranean, to Western to other Asian cuisines so wherever you’re from, you will find the food that will suit your taste. However, in order to get the true Bali experience, you should not miss the chance on trying out authentic Balinese cuisine. You will find many stalls, kiosks, and restaurants owned and managed by locals who operate alongside modern and posh restaurants. Authentic Balinese cuisines features a variety of spices and tastes, some bordering extremes that is not for the faint-hearted or those who are not up to unique and exotic culinary experience. You will also find a variety fusion-inspired food.
Bali has something for everyone from exclusive retreats to lively resorts. Nusa Dua in the south is where many of the 5 star hotels are located and entertainment is based mainly around the hotel with most resorts offering live entertainment each night. Kuta is the busiest and most lively area on the island. This is where the main bars and clubs located and offer a great night out for those looking from more action. Seminyak offers a more sophisticated scene with trendy bars, clubs and restaurants. This is a lively but more upmarket area than its neighbour Kuta. Jimbaran and Sanur offer more laid back evening entertainment but taxis are fairly inexpensive so a night out in Kuta or Seminyak is still accessible from other areas.
Culture and History
A visit to Bali is not simply a holiday on a beautiful beach. Bali has a rich cultural and religious heritage that is evident in the daily lives and routines of the locals. It is also evident in the island’s architecture and arts. If you are vacationing in Bali, you should take time to visit at least one of Bali’s temples and sanctuaries. Other than India, Bali has the largest Hindu community. The holiest temple in Bali is the Besakih temple, also known as the “mother temple”. It has three main temples that are dedicated to Vishnu, Shiva, and Brahma.
Bali is known for various types of art and architecture. Many world famous paintings and arts were created by the artists of Bali. If you are an art lover, you must visit the Antonio Blanco Museum. It is a worth visiting spot. You can get overwhelmed to see the amazing art crafts and paintings in this museum.