Top destinations for your Bali holidays
If you're dreaming of a far flung, exotic destination, Bali holidays may be right up your street. With long haul budget airlines making Bali easier and cheaper to reach than ever, you can afford to spend a little extra on one of the many fantastic accommodation options on the island.
Although the island of Bali is small, it's varied. Here is our pick of the best destinations for Bali holidays....
Ubud's focus is on Balinese culture. Music and dance displays, art galleries and educational courses will immerse you in the culture of the island. There's also a fine selection of hotels in Ubud, ranging from world famous resorts to family run guest houses. A must-do for any Bali holiday package!
Nusa Lembongan is an island off the south east coast of Bali. It's free of noise and hassle and is has a very chilled-out atmosphere. There are regular boat services from the mainland and a selection of good resorts available for Bali holiday packages.
Kuta is a hive of backpackers, hawkers, bars, clubs, street stalls, surfers, venders and shops. It might be brash, but it's worth the trip. Some great restaurants, shopping, entertainment and beaches are located in Kuta. It's just a short drive from the airport, so it's convenient to visit as part of your holiday package.
Pura Ulun Danu Bratan
This 17th century Hindu-Buddhist temple is dedicated to Dewi Danu, the goddess of the waters. It's built on small islands and completely surrounded by lake. It's very beautiful and one of the most photographed sites on Bali.
Something a little more off the beaten track
One of the best things about Bali holidays is that, despite the island's small size, it's relatively easy to escape the crowds and find your own patch of sand or deserted rice paddies. Here are some of the top locations to do so:
- Padang Padang