The picturesque and exciting country of Indonesia is extremely popular with holidaymakers from across the globe. Its breathtaking scenery is just one of the many things that make it stand out as a tourist destination. Bali is the most popular island in the entire Indonesian archipelago, and it’s not hard to see why when you visit!
Luxury resorts, perfect beaches, wonderful villas, top restaurants, glamorous nightlife, relaxing spa days, exciting activities, Bali has it all. The stunning landscape takes you from sandy beach to looming volcano to the thick lush jungle. It truly is a place you need to experience to fully appreciate.
Should you visit beautiful Bali, there are some amazing places you really don’t want to miss. We’d like to talk you through a few of our favorite destinations and top Bali activities right here.
Bali boasts all manner of fine restaurants. All sorts of world cuisines can be found on the island, but for the true connoisseur and anyone that appreciates excellent eating, it’s the local food that you’ll want to try. Whether it be the suckling pig or roast duck, Indonesian food (and that of Bali, in particular) is just delicious as this is most important as it is well known.
We highly recommend the seafood and Sea Vu Play is one of the best Seminyak restaurants.You can enjoy their stunning signature cocktails while you peruse the menu, which is just packed full of delights (especially their range of pizzas). Sea Vu Play is the definite culinary highlight. It’s also a bar which hosts events, books DJs and is just an all-around fun place to hang out. Oh, and they also host a regular Sunday Market that’s well worth a visit.
When you book a vacation to Bali, you want to be able to recline in comfort, knowing you’re in the closest place to Heaven on Earth. Treat yourself to a luxury villa. An exclusive, modern and conveniently located villa with its own private swimming pool and garden makes the perfect place to stay while you enjoy all that Bali has to offer. Hu’u Villas, located in Petitenget is boutique resort of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas – it’s a stylish and indulgent place that’ll you’ll never want to leave. And if you’re feeling romantic, and looking for somewhere to celebrate your marriage, the Hu’u Villas 1 bedroom villa makes the perfect honeymoon villa Bali. You’ll have a private pool, romantic breakfast and dinners in your villa together and a whole host of benefits including VIP treatments at the neighbouring Sea Vu Play, complimentary airport transfer and 24-hour guest services.
When you’re kicking back and enjoying a luxury vacation away from the hustle and bustle of your ordinary everyday life, it’s important to try and relax as much as you can. Sure, lying on the beach with a good book and a cocktail or two will help, but for true relaxation? You’ve got to head to a spa. And Bali has plenty. One of the most popular and enjoyable of them all is AMO Spa.Created by former fashion model and actress (and now entrepreneur) Navia Nguyen, AMO offers a range of spa treatments and services including manicures, pedicures, Balinese massage, facials, hair styling, make-up application, waxing, and scrubs. It’s the ideal way to treat yourself on holiday.
We’ve touched on food, drinks, spas, and villas and mentioned a couple of places that we love. All of which, so far, can be found in Seminyak. But there’s more to Bali than just Seminyak. You can spread your wings and fly all across the island, to really experience more of what Bali has to offer.
Bali Villas and More offer the very best of Bali villas in locations around the island. They also offer hotels, interest-free package deals and flights. Enjoy professional, bespoke hassle-free Bali holiday planning at a reasonable cost. Whether you settle on Seminyak or prefer the idea of Legian, Nusa Dua, Ubud, Canggu or Jimbaran, they can help.
So now you’ve got some great tips for relaxing and enjoying things in Bali at a leisurely pace. But how about taking things up a notch or two? We’ve not talked about going crazy, but a little adrenaline never hurt anyone. What do you say to a little quad biking?
Taking a quad bike out across Bali is the perfect way to really check out the island. And at your own pace, completely independently. Bali Island ATV are Bali bike tour experts and provide a range of quad bike tours for you to choose from, delivering the best ATV Bali. The bikes are automatic, so they’re easy to ride and are the perfect way to get about and really soak up the sights and sounds. Their guided tours last between one and two hours and your guides are all friendly, experienced, knowledgeable and English speaking.
There are all sorts of other activities that you can enjoy over there, though. If you’re looking to fully relax your mind, body, and spirit, then might we suggest a yoga retreat? Bali has lots to choose from and they’re all geared up to full and complete stress relief.Ubud is the centre for Bali yoga retreats and you’ll find a range of yoga studios and retreats with outstanding teachers from Bali and around the world.
If yoga isn’t really your style, maybe you’d be tempted by some Mount Batur trekking? Hikes and excursions up this sacred volcanic mountain will provide with stunning views like nowhere else. It may mean an early start, but a sunrise trek is a truly special experience that will etch lasting memories long after your time in Bali has passed.
With the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and the abundant marine life we’d encourage you to try a little scuba diving while you’re in Bali. There are 5-star PADI-approved scuba diving instructors all across the island and some truly wonderful things to see in the water, including ship wrecks from World War 2.
The Gili Islands are three picture perfect tropical islands which lie of the coast of Lombok – Bali’s neighbouring island. Closest to Lombok is Gili Air, a laid back island which you can walk around in about 2 hours- and by foot, by bicycle or by horse and cart are your only options because on Gili Air, like all three of the Gili Islands, there are no cars. The tiny GiliMeno makes for the perfect romantic getaway, whilst GiliTrawangan is the most developed, and is well known for a good party scene, as well as beautiful beaches and range of accommodation for all budgets. Take a boat from Bali to Gili and enjoy your time in tropical paradise. The Patagonia Xpress is the newest fast boat to offer daily departures from Bali, and you can travel in comfort and safety, either in the air conditioned saloon or on the open air sun deck.
If you’ve really caught the beach vibe on Gili, then on your return to Bali, why not stay in a beachfront hotel Bali? Take a stroll from your hotel to the beach, or relax by the pool sipping on a cocktail. Enjoy exceptional service and a warm welcome, as you truly settle into the island vibe.
We hope this guide to Bali has been useful for you. There should be a few little tips and pointers here to help you plan an indulgent Indonesian getaway. Now it’s just time to book…Here’s to the perfect vacation!