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Indonesia is a stunning country in Southeast Asia blessed with paradise beaches, jungles, rice terraces, and other picture-perfect tropical settings. There are so many awesome ways to spend your time in Indonesia; you could explore top-class museums, witness old traditions being practiced, discover glistening temples, visit a wellness centre, admire ancient buildings, and take part in thrilling outdoor adventures. Brightsun Travel offers superb value Indonesia holidays from the UK, including packages to Bali and Lombok.

Bali is a popular choice for an Indonesian getaway, also known as the Island of a Thousand Temples - discover a myriad of impressive sacred sites here, many of which you can witness religious ceremonies at. Bali also boasts pristine sandy beaches, incredible water sports opportunities, mouth-watering cuisine, and stunning settings of mountains, volcanoes, paddy fields, and lakes. The island is very artsy with crafts markets, museums, and galleries showcasing wonderful local art.

Bali is undoubtedly beautiful, but if you’re looking for more of a laid-back holiday, then consider Lombok. Lombok is a hidden gem, allowing an authentic insight into Indonesia without the tourist crowds. Here you can admire secluded beaches, encounter native marine life, witness colourful festivals, try out your surfing skills, go volcano trekking and visit traditional villages for a heart-warming cultural insight. Whatever your dreams are for your Indonesian adventure, contact Brightsun and let us help you plan an unforgettable holiday.

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Adi Dharma Hotel

Jl. Benesari, Bali, 80361 Kuta, Indonesia

Bed and Breakfast 7 Nights
From £999 per person View Offer

FuramaXclusive Ocean Beach

Jalan Arjuna 88X, Legian, Legian, Kuta, Bali 80361, Indonesia

Bed and Breakfast 07 Nights
From £1019 per person View Offer

Candi Beach Resort & Spa Bali

Jl. Mendira, Sengkidu, Kec. Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871, Indonesia

Bed and Breakfast 5 Nights
From £1319 per person View Offer
Nandini Jungle Resort and Spa Bali 01

Nandini Jungle Resort and Spa Bali

Br. Susut, Desa Buahan, Payangan, Buahan, Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80572, Indonesia

Bed and Breakfast 7 Nights
From £1389 per person View Offer

Bali with Doha Stopover

Bali and Doha

Bed and Breakfast 6 Nights
From £1479 per person View Offer

Top Destinations In Indonesia

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Bali

Bali is an idyllic holiday destination with stunning scenery, crystal clear waters, and friendly locals. It’s the perfect spot for a relaxing beach getaway or an active adventure. You can go surfing at Kuta Beach, or explore Ubud's artisan markets and sample the exotic local cuisine. Whether you're looking for a romantic escape or family-friendly fun, this tropical paradise has it all. For those seeking an unforgettable experience, Bali also offers a wide range of activities such as yoga classes, snorkelling, and ATV tours. With its breathtaking landscapes, vibrant culture, and rich heritage, there's no better way to explore the beauty of Indonesia than with a visit to Bali.

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Lombok

Located off the coast of Java in the West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia, Lombok is an island paradise offering stunning beaches, lush green forests and a range of activities to suit all tastes. From exploring the Gili Islands with their white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs, to trekking in the Rinjani National Park or visiting the bustling markets of Mataram, there’s something for everyone. For those seeking a more relaxed holiday experience, Lombok also boasts numerous luxury resorts and spas. With its beautiful scenery and laid-back atmosphere, Lombok provides an ideal tropical escape.

Helpful Information About Indonesia

Currency: You’ll be spending Indonesian Rupiah.

Language:  There are over 300 languages spoken in Indonesia. Bahasa Indonesia is the official language but Javanese is the most common primary language.

Local Time: Seven hours ahead of GMT.

Flight Time from the UK: Approximately 15 hours.

Tourist Information: Visit the official Indonesia tourist information site for lots of helpful information regarding upcoming events, where to go, what to do, and how to get around.

Health/Travel Restrictions: To travel to Indonesia, British citizens need a valid passport and a short-term travel visa is required. For up-to-date travel advice and health recommendations visit the government’s travel advice for Indonesia.

Other FAQs:

Q: Do I need a holiday visa to visit Indonesia?

A: Yes, holiday visas must be applied for when travelling to Indonesia. Arrange yours with Brightsun Travel.

Q: How many islands are in Indonesia?

The State of Indonesia consists of five main islands and some 30 smaller archipelagos, totaling about 18,000 islands and islets, of which around 6,000 are inhabited.

Q: When is the best time to visit Indonesia on holiday?

A: Between May and September, when the weather is perfect for relaxing on the beach or exploring.

Q: Is Indonesia safe to visit?

A: It's generally safe, but visitors should be wary of potential street crime and pickpockets in tourist areas.

Top Things to Do in Indonesia

Bali is a beautiful and diverse holiday destination with plenty to explore, from stunning beaches to lush rainforests and terraced rice fields. Adventure seekers can enjoy activities like white water rafting, volcano trekking, or diving, while those seeking relaxation can soak up the sun at one of Bali’s many resorts or spas. For culture lovers, there are numerous temples such as the Tanah Lot and Uluwatu, many art galleries to visit plus unique experiences like Balinese cooking classes. Shopping is also popular; ranging from traditional markets selling colourful souvenirs to modern malls with designer stores. At night, visitors can experience the unique nightlife, as well as delicious local cuisine served in restaurants across the island.

Lombok is renowned for its picturesque beaches, tropical rainforests, and friendly locals. Holidaymakers can go snorkelling and diving at Gili Air or explore the nearby coral reefs. They can also relax on some of the island's pristine white sand beaches, such as Kuta Beach or Sebayur Island. Nature lovers will enjoy trekking to Mount Rinjani or exploring Gunung Liang National Park. For a cultural experience, tourists can visit numerous temples such as Pura Lingsar and Taman Narmada, both of which date back to the 17th century. Shopping enthusiasts should head to Mataram where they'll find bustling markets full of street food and souvenirs.

Weather in Indonesia

A tropical climate with relatively steady temperatures throughout the year, averaging from 23-33°C (73-91°F). Rainfall is abundant, with the country getting an average of 100 inches (250 cm) per year. In Bali and Lombok, the hottest months are April through October, with temperatures ranging from 26-35°C (80-95°F). The wettest months are December through March when the monsoons bring heavy rains and occasional flooding.


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