Experiencing the Beauty of Bali – The Island of Dreams


Bali in Indonesia has for a long time been the travel destination of choice for many Australians as well as many other tourists from other countries for its unique tourist attractions that can’t be found anywhere else in the world as well as its close proximity to the Australian sub-continent.

How to Get To Bali

It is very easy to get from Australia to Bali through air travel. Various main airlines such as Virgin Australia, Garuda Indonesia, Qantas, Etihad, AirAsia, and Jetstar operate direct flights from Australia to Indonesia while other budget flights such as Scoot and Tigerair operate indirect flights from Australia to Indonesia through Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

Nowadays tourist visiting Indonesia from Australia do not require a visa up to 30 days of their stay there, which makes it very convenient to travel to Bali unlike in previous times.

When Is The Best Time To Travel To Bali?

The major consideration when deciding on the best time to visit Bali is the weather as well as the peak and off-peak tourist seasons. Bali experiences two distinct dry and wet seasons like the rest of Indonesia. During the wet season, heavy rain falls especially during the afternoons and humidity is at an all-time high; it is the off-peak tourist season. The dry season is characterized by low or no rainfall and cool pleasant breezes especially during the afternoons; it is the peak tourist season.

Tourist Attractions Found In Bali

Bali unlike other parts of Indonesia which are predominantly Muslim is predominantly Hindu. In Bali, you can get to experience a vibrant Hindu cultural experience like none other especially in Ubud which is the cultural center of Bali. You will get to experience a flourishing arts and craft community in Bali which boasts of being home to the largest arts and craft shops in the world where you could possibly take home some handicrafts to take back home. Balinese meticulously choreographed dances will get you in the groove as well as open another aspect of the fascinating world of Balinese culture.

You can also get a chance to experience the beautiful scenery and sandy beaches that Bali offers. A Vista while at the top of Mount Batur in Sanur which happens to be an active volcano is captivating and is an experience you will not forget in a long time to come. Bali is dotted with sandy beaches where you can lounge, swim, surf or engage in snorkeling and scuba-diving to view the rich marine fauna that abounds in these waters.

Bali also spots some of Asia’s greatest designed temples and religious sites which are nothing short of architectural masterpieces. A visit to various temples such as Ulan Danu, Tanah Lot, and Gowa Lawa will fascinate and captivate your imagination just the way it will make you appreciate the history of the rich Balinese religious culture.

Bali has one of the most trendy and sophisticated nightlife of any tourist destination which is perfect for any traveler. After a long day lounging at the beach, visiting the temples or climbing Mount Batur you can take a peek in Balinese nightlife in its various atmospheric restaurants and bars which are light by flickering lights, candles, the moonlight and twinkling starlight. This coupled with the famous local brew made out of rice such as Sarak and Brem wines as well as the cheap beer makes it a place to. Areas such as Seminyak, Kuta, and Nusa Dua will always have a club or bar that suits the taste of even the choosiest of revelers.

Accommodation in Bali

Balinese accommodation will not let you down as it world class in the least in the various areas such as Seminyak, Sanur, Bukit Peninsula, Ubud, Kuta and Nusa Lembongan. Accommodation here ranges from cheap hostels, homestays, private rentals, villas, five star hotels and resorts and villas and your choice will entirely depend on your taste, budget and needs. The most spectacular highlight of accommodation in Bali has to be the private Villas in Seminyak which are tastefully decorated in the traditional Balinese style, contain private swimming pools and with some even coming with private staff such as a private chef.