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Bali Holidays

Bali is simply stunning; the natural wonders here are awe-inspiring. Admire paddy fields, mountains, waterfalls, volcanos, and lakes and take profile picture worthy backdrop photos. The island is also very sacred with charming local traditions, colourful temples to marvel at, religious ceremonies to witness, and yoga centres offering spiritual rejuvenation. We offer Bali holidays from the UK, featuring premium beachfront hotels and resorts. 

There are many beautiful places to base your stay in Bali; art lovers should consider Ubud, the island’s cultural centre with crafts markets, galleries and museums galore or Denpasar, the island’s capital which is filled with art masterpieces and impressive sightseeing attractions. A beach break in Nusa Dua is recommended; this region is considered to have the island’s most breath-taking ocean sunsets, as is Seminyak, a trendy beach resort boasting upscale restaurants, boutiques, and bars. 

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FuramaXclusive Ocean Beach

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

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

Jl. Benesari, Bali, 80361 Kuta, Indonesia

Bed and Breakfast 7 Nights
From £1099 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 £1359 per person View Offer
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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

Local Information & Travel Tips

Transportation

Taxis, ride-sharing apps, and rented scooters are common for short distances. Private drivers or hired cars are convenient for exploring the island. For inter-island travel, consider domestic flights or travelling by boat.

Safety Tips

  • Respect local customs and traditions. Modesty is appreciated, especially when visiting religious sites
  • Be cautious with valuables in crowded areas. Use hotel safes for important documents.
  • Adhere to traffic rules if renting a scooter. Helmets are mandatory.

Local Culture, Traditions, and Customs

  • Balinese culture places a high value on politeness. A simple greeting in Bahasa Indonesia, like "Selamat Pagi" (Good Morning), goes a long way.
  • Modest clothing is appreciated, especially when entering temples.
  • Participate in local ceremonies with respect. Balinese people are welcoming to those who show an interest in their traditions.

Things to Do and See in Bali

Best Beaches

Kuta Beach

Bali's liveliest beach and a vibrant hub for surfers and sunseekers. Beyond the waves, it offers a buzzing nightlife scene, beachfront bars, and a variety of water activities.

Nusa Dua

Upscale beach resort area known for its tranquil ambience and luxurious resorts. A haven for those desiring a more serene coastal experience but also perfect for water sports enthusiasts.

Seminyak Beach

A chic destination known for its upscale resorts, boutique shopping, and vibrant beach clubs. Enjoy the lively atmosphere and stunning sunset views.

Sanur Beach

Sanur has a laid-back ambience, making it ideal for strolls along the paved promenade. The shallow waters make it perfect for swimming and water sports.

Jimbaran Bay

Combining golden sands with seafood feasts, Jimbaran Bay offers a unique dining experience with seafood restaurants lining the beach, creating a romantic setting.

Balangan Beach

A hidden gem for surfers and those seeking a more secluded escape. Surrounded by cliffs, Balangan provides a picturesque setting for relaxation.

Echo Beach

A favourite among surf enthusiasts, Echo Beach in Canggu is known for its powerful waves. Beyond surfing, it's a great spot for enjoying beachfront cafes and watching the sunset.

Padang Padang Beach

Featured in the movie "Eat, Pray, Love," this small but captivating beach is tucked between cliffs and offers a surreal atmosphere.

Must-Visit Attractions & Places to See

Tanah Lot Temple

Perched on a rocky outcrop, Tanah Lot is an iconic sea temple dedicated to sea gods. With stunning sunset views, it's a spiritual and cultural landmark. During low tide, visitors can walk to the temple and experience Bali's natural beauty.

Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave)

Goa Gajah in Bedulu village is an ancient site featuring rock carvings, a meditational cave, and bathing pools. With a blend of Buddhist and Hindu influences, the elephant-shaped entrance represents strength and wisdom.

Uluwatu Temple

Perched atop a dramatic clifftop on Bali's southwestern Bukit Peninsula, this ancient sea temple offers not only historical significance but also breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Known for its mesmerising Kecak dance performances at sunset.

Besakih Temple

Known as the Mother Temple, Besakih is the largest and holiest temple complex in Bali. Nestled on the slopes of Mount Agung, it offers panoramic views and a profound spiritual experience.

Tirta Empul Temple

A sacred water temple in Tampaksiring, where visitors can participate in a traditional purification ritual in the natural spring pools.

Tegallalang Rice Terraces

Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of tiered rice fields in Tegallalang, forming an intricate landscape that reflects Bali's agricultural ingenuity.

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

Serenely situated on Lake Beratan, this picturesque water temple showcases traditional Balinese architecture against a backdrop of mist-shrouded mountains.

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary Ubud

Visit the monkeys at Ubud. This sanctuary preserves ancient Balinese temple architecture and provides a peaceful retreat amidst towering trees.

Mount Batur

An active volcano offering breathtaking panoramic views from its summit. Witness the sunrise over the surrounding landscapes, including the shimmering Lake Batur. The trek to the top rewards adventurers with an awe-inspiring vista that captures the beauty of Bali's natural terrain.

Unique Experiences

Balinese Cooking Class

Immerse yourself in Balinese culture through a cooking class. Learn to prepare traditional dishes using local ingredients and techniques, adding a flavorful touch to your Bali experience.

Kecak Dance

Witness the captivating Kecak dance, a traditional Balinese performance that combines rhythmic chanting with dramatic choreography. The Uluwatu Temple offers a stunning backdrop for this cultural spectacle.

Mount Agung Sunrise Trek

Challenge yourself with a trek to the summit of Mount Agung, Bali's highest peak. Embark on an early morning journey to catch the breathtaking sunrise, unveiling panoramic views of the island.

Bali Swing

Experience an adrenaline rush with the Bali Swing, located in Ubud. Soar over lush jungles and rice terraces on a giant swing, offering an exhilarating and Instagram-worthy adventure.

Underwater Scooter Adventure

Explore Bali's marine life in an underwater scooter adventure. Cruise beneath the waves and witness the vibrant coral reefs and sea creatures in the clear waters around Nusa Dua.

Weather in Bali

Bali enjoys a tropical climate with two distinct seasons: the dry season (April to September) and the wet season (October to March).

Bali’s Dry Season (April to September)

The hottest months are generally June to September with temperatures averaging between 26°C to 30°C. This is an ideal time for beach activities, cultural events, and outdoor exploration.

Bali’s Wet Season (October to March)

The wettest months are December to February with temperatures averaging between 23°C to 28°C. Monsoons bring occasional heavy rainfall, especially in the mountainous regions. While rain showers are frequent, there are still plenty of sunny days, the landscapes are lush, and there are fewer tourists.


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