With the sheer variety of hotels, resorts and villas, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to Bali accommodation options. Self-contained villas are quite popular, especially if you’re looking for privacy with access to your own swimming pool and landscaped gardens. You can choose self-cater or full services you get from hotels. Plan your escape now and book a Bali holiday package with accommodation and flight or accommodation package with tours, transfers.
Bali is a fantastic destination with its beautiful beaches, stunning resorts, friendly locals and fabulous shopping. This little slice of paradise is big on experience, natural beauty and amazing value!
From the popular beachside communities of Legian and Seminyak, the untouched and somewhat luxurious escapes of Tanjung Banoa, Sanur and Nusa Dua or the apple-green rice terraces of Ubud, you will find a holiday in Bali that suits your holiday preferences. This diverse island offers you the perfect tropical escape. Whether you just want to relax, do a bit of shopping, experience new cultures, have lots of fun with water sports or simply a beach gateaway, Bali has it all.
Legian is just north of Kuta, away from the hustle and bustle of the main tourist spots. Popular for keen shoppers, outside diners and water enthusiasts, there are still plenty to see and do. Legian caters for couples, families and groups of friends seeking a different Bali holiday and you'll find hotels and resorts for all budgets. While in Legian, try a Gold Fish pedicure, it's definitely a unique experience.
Kuta appeals to both surfers as well as shoppers. As the most popular destination in Bali, you'll find a range of accommodation, restaurants and entertainment perfect for a unique tropical holiday in asia. Experience plenty of sun, sand and surf; go on a retail therapy on Padma and Legian streets, or simply relax by the pool. Many of the street shops are open until 10pm, which means you cna leave your shopping for the cooler part of the day. Check out Discovery Shopping Mall, the largest shopping mall in the area with great surrounding cafes and restaurants. After dark, explore some of the bars or clubs for a great night out.
Ubud is the main centre for Balinese fine arts, cultural dances and music for many years. The area used to attract bohemian travellers but it is now a hot spot for literati, glitterati, art collectors and connoisseurs. Ubud is a green paradise surrounded by mountains, lush forests and apple-green rice terraces. If you're after a tranquil escape, there are many resorts with stunning views that will rejuvenate your body and soul.
Tanjung Benoa is a seaside oasis. It's a five kilometre peninsula lined with luxury resorts, private villas and open-air cafes. There is a seaside harbour that populated with an array of yachts, fishing boats and traditional jukungs at anchor. This area is a popular spot for offshore water sports. Be sure to visit Pulau Serangan (Turtle Island) where you can learn about turtle conservation and Pura Sakenan, one of the holiest temples in Bali.
Nusa Dua is a haven for a luxury resort holiday! The community of resorts accommodates all levels of activities, from poolside lounging, surfing lessons, cycling or horse riding. Most of the resorts offer children's clubs for families. After a day of fun, sit back and enjoy dramatic sunsets and watch the gentle waves breaking on the shore
Sanur, situated on Bali's south-eastern coast, is renowned for a perfect location to relax and to soak up Balinese traditions. With a fishing village atmosphere, you can take it easy and enjoy great views of eat Bali, stop for lunch at one of the many cafes or watch fishermen fish in shallows of the sea. For a memorable experience, don't miss meditasi, an activity where Sanur's resident swim and bake in the black volcanic sand at the northern end of Sanur's beach.
Seminyak is home to a collection of great restaurants, high-end fashion boutiques and a surf beach. With an extensive range of self-contained villas, it is the ideal place for families or people wanting to retreat from the world. Experience privacy in a huge space with the full services of a hotel. You can also expect your own swimming pool and the comfort away from home in a tropical paradise backdrop. For a retreat like no other, try your own privale villa in Seminyak. While you're there, make sure you visit Ku De Ta for a drink. It's a fantastic spot to watch the Bali sunset.
Weather: Bali enjoys a tropical climate and is perfect for holidays all year round. A good time to visit is during the drier season of April to September where showers are less frequent, short and occurs during the evening and early morning. Temperature hovers around low 30s during the day and mid 20s during the night. Summer wear is recommended. Do bring along sunglasses and hat as they provide comfort from the sun.
Getting to and around: Jetstar International offers direct Perth and Sydney to Bali flights daily and five times a week direct Melbourne to Bali flights. There's also daily direct services from Melbourne to Bali via Darwin. Bali airport (DPS), officially known as the Bali Ngurah Rai Airport is located in 13 km south of Denpasar. Kuta, Legian, Seminyak and Jimbaran Bay are about 10 to 20 minutes drive away while Nusa Dua, Tanjung Benoa, Sanur is about 30 to 40 minutes. It'll take about an hour to reach Ubud from the airport. Officia taxis are the best option for getting around.
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