Why Come to Bali ?
Bali, the Island of the Gods
There are one hundred and one reasons why many people want to go to Bali and reasons why you should visit Bali Island.
Many come to Bali in search of something more: the mystical, the lush, the indescribable. Pulled in by the Balinese traditions, pristine beaches and thick jungles, people come to Bali to rejuvenate and tune back in to a simpler way of life.
A life of balance, a life of community, a life where joy seems to be the single priority for many of the locals in Bali.
Bali is a place of fascination; its spiritual heart is visible with every enchanting flower petal offering, each sound of the mystic gamelan, and with every smile from the colourful locals joyfully marching at ceremonial parades. Bali remains one of the world’s most popular island destinations and it offers something to every type of visitor.
Whatever the reason you visit Bali you will find a warm welcome from the Balinese. Their natural hospitality is as infectious as it is genuine – the Balinese always have time to be friendly and offer a helping hand.
The sheer wealth of Bali’s natural attributes cannot be understated. Most visitors arrive for the beaches; some stretch wide and unbroken for miles, some are hidden white-sand coves, others volcanic black sand that glitters in the sunlight. Bali excels in excitement for all visitors, and the range of entertainment activities on offer is breath-taking. The variety of water sports alone are a magnet for active lovers of the ocean; from diving on crystal clear reefs to riding world famous surf breaks, parasailing, jet skiing and more.
Travel inland (Bali Full Day Tour, Bali Half Day Tour, Bali Activities) and you will find pristine jungles and lush terraced rice fields that exude peace and serenity. Under the shadow of the island’s mighty volcano, Mount Agung, an ancient culture has constructed intricately carved exotic temples and water palaces set against stunning natural backdrops. Visit the sacred Ubud Monkey Forest and you’ll find its mischievous primates, or the ocean side temples of Tanah Lot – and Uluwatu, where you’ll see the beguiling sunset Kecak Dance.
World class restaurants serve up delicious dining experiences alongside traditional Balinese warungs [cafes] providing great meals. Once the sun goes down, in Kuta and Seminyak, pulsating music venues, destination bars and chic beach clubs attract thousands of nightlife worshippers.
Bali’s unique combination of historical and archaeological attractions, golden beaches, arts and crafts, colourful ceremonies, and dramatic natural beauty results in a plentiful use of word “paradise” to describe this magical isle. And not without reason, after all Bali is well known as the Island of the Gods. Considered as the Island of the Gods where you can enjoy the spectacular and authentic beauty of nature. Mountains, volcanoes and hills are a beauty to behold. Rich rice fields which depicts abundance and good harvests sprawls the island.
The beautiful and exotic beauty of Bali Island is not the only reason why people around the world are magnetized to visit the island. Bali’s local residents who are friendly and very accommodating are also one reason why Bali Island is a favorite tourist destination. The Balinese are sincere people who follow Hindu religion. They dedicated most of their lives in listening and obeying the teachings and attending rites and rituals of the Hindu religion to uphold and make the whole world harmonious and peaceful.
For many years, Bali Island’s popularity becomes intense. Bali Island’s amazing and exotic natural beauty spots have been very popular. These places are considered as “must be visited” sights on the magical island of Bali. Among the favorite places to visit Bali Islands are: Kuta, Uluwatu, Dreamland, Batur, Kintamani, Lake Beratan at Bedugul. These places are also perfect sights for those who love to surf and for people who love the beautiful mountains and amazing lakes. Bali also offers extravagant shopping especially to those who loves to shop.
The Bali Island has already made a big name and has made the whole world look up to her as a famous Island in Indonesia. Bali has already received numerous awards and recognition as the world’s best island. For instance, the Travel and Leisure Magazine has given an award to Bali Island as the “2009 World’s Best Island”. Bali Island was proclaimed as the second placer by The Lonely Planet in the “Best of Travel 2010” with the world’s other Top Regions.
Bali Island is also a place which boasts of the rich culture and tradition of Indonesia. Bali has mesmerized local and international visitors because of the numerous things and activities it can offer. Its rich culture which is expressed in each cultural dramatic dance and picturesque ceremonies or rites have captured the hearts of the people. Bali’s arts and crafts were accepted and commended not only by the local residents, but also by the foreign or international market. For instance, UNESCO has commended Indonesia’s “Batik” as the “World Intangible Cultural Heritage” last October 2, 2009. Other state-of-the-art crafts of Indonesia, which were highly acclaimed, are the “Keris” which is a wavy blade dagger, the “Wayang”, the shadow puppet and the musical instrument made of bamboo called the “Angklung”.
Bali also offers a night full of entertainment where you can enjoy and have fun until the wee hours of the morning. You can also enjoy a sumptuous dinner with your family and friends, or an intimate dinner with your special someone. Bali also offers a wonderful experience for those who plan to conduct their meetings in one of Bali islands beach resorts.
Staying on Bali Island is not a problem because the island has numerous beach resorts where you can stay while enjoying the Bali island’s magical escapade. Bali has also luxurious hotels which are located within the premises where exotic beach resorts sprawled. Aside from the luxurious hotels, Bali has also some small lodgings along the streets.