Beautiful Bali

Bali is a place of beauty, culture and adventure; a journey you’ll always remember.

As you make your way through the crowded Denpasar airport at Bali, swarms of money exchange tellers with smiling faces and the sultry air welcome you. The tropical island located between Java to the west and Lombok to the east, is a place for solitude as well as adventure. And like Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love, you can’t help but fall in love with Bali.

When Nature Calls

Bali is known for its beaches and the beach activities. Reef Cruises are a hot favourite with every age group, as there is something for everyone on a cruise. You can also go to Lembongan Island for a day of swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving. You can also go for a marine walk, where you can walk on the ocean bed, a popular activity on the Lembongan Island.

Back on land, you can explore the ecological diversity of the island through Bali’s Eco Cycling or go for an Elephant Safari at the Safari Park.

Foodie’s Delight

The food in Bali is rich in Indonesian curries, meats and grills. Very popular is nasi goreng, a soft and crunchy fried rice dish presented by countless restaurants as a standard dish. Mie goreng, another popular dish, is signify wheat-flour noodles fried in coconut oil, with eggs, meat or seafood, tomatoes, cucumber, shrimp paste, spices and chilies.

If you love seafood, Jimbaran Bay is a good choice. Ubud is great for the health conscious and Fly Café in Ubud is a hot favourite among locals and tourists alike. Kunis in Seminyak serves authentic Japanese food.

For the vegans, Bali Buddha café in Ubud serves raw organic produce. Don’t miss the sandwiches and juices here. Aromas café in Kuta has fabulous vegetarian fare as well. Try the curries, gadogado and other continental fare here.

Shopper’s Paradise

Bali is a haven for shopaholics for various reasons, and as you wander through the streets, you realise why. From delicate carved jewellery to bag, shoes and clothes, Bali has it all. The local markets also store paintings, semi antique furniture, dyed fabrics and wood handicrafts.

Sharpen your bargaining skills before your shopping spree in Bali. Visitors must also make sure to carry cash, as credit cards are not accepted in these markets. Nusa Dua and Kuta Beach are some of the areas you can shop in Bali.

Relax and Rejuvenate

After a hectic day of shopping and sightseeing, go for a relaxing massage or spa. Temples and spas adorn every stretch of Bali, and you are bound to find a suitable one to cater to your every ache and sore muscle. A local spa is a good bet for an authentic Balinese massage and foot reflexology treatment.

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