WHICH AREA OF BALI IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Join Where2Next? Travel, LLC in exploring the wonders and sheer beauty of this incredible island. Its culture and stunning landscapes have always placed it on many a honeymooners’ or travelers’ bucket list. Here, we outline the areas of the island to help in your decision to make your vacation to this marvelous place right for you.
Bali is an Indonesian island located just east of Java. It was initially a surfer's paradise, and now it is a popular tourist destination in Southeast Asia. This ancient island is now a mix of tourist areas and traditional culture. There are many different ways to experience Bali, depending on what you are looking to garner from your trip.
THE DIVERSE AREAS OF BALI
The diverse areas of Bali will appeal to different people depending on the type of trip planned. Southern, Central, Eastern and Western Bali each have their own personalities and landscapes for those who decide to visit.
The southern coast of Bali is the tourist mecca of the island. This is the area where you will find a concentration of tourist hotels, lively nightlife, and the best bars. Various cities in southern Bali will lend themselves to having great offerings for those looking to have the tourist experience.
As one of the more relaxed towns of this region. It has the type of surfer ambiance you would find in places like Venice Beach, California, and Bondi Beach in Sydney. This is where digital nomads and entrepreneurs choose to live so that they can enjoy artisan beers and organic restaurants.
A town in southern Bali that has the major resort hotels, high-end villas, and the hippest beach bars. If you are looking for a modern-day vacation in Southeast Asia, this is the area for you.
This town is dotted with white sand beaches and 5-star resorts. This location is wonderful for a family vacation, as the seas here are calmer and the sand is softer than the usual rough seas and black volcanic sand.
A surfer's paradise in the center of Southern Bali. These beaches are situated on the Bukit Peninsula, and only experienced surfers should ride the waves here.
This area of Bali is located on the southern-most tip of the island, and the beaches here are considered to be the best. There are two distinct areas here - the resort area and the town of Tanjung Benoa with its local shops and restaurants.
The central region of Bali is far more than just the geographical center of the island – It is also the cultural, historical, and spiritual center of Bali. It is manifested in the natural beauty of this region and the ancient traditions that are still carried out to this day.
For decades, this town was a sleepy artist village that was then transformed into its own metropolis. The rice terraces and mountains of this town form the backdrop and base from which to explore the temples, museums, and heart of Bali.
This section of Bali has a down-to-earth atmosphere and is more relaxed than southern Bali.
Known for its scuba diving, it is the primary focus of the area. In the sea, just off the coast, is the wreckage of the USS Liberty. This town is also the perfect jumping-off point for those who are headed to the Gili Islands.
This town is the perfect area for family trips. The beach of this mellow town is surrounded by a picturesque coral reef that keeps the waters calmer and shallower, creating a perfect place for children to play. It is also home to the largest children’s playground and café, Peekaboo.
Western Bali is considered to be the most representative of how Bali is envisioned. Most of western Bali is mountains, volcanoes, rice paddies, and tourist-free.
Balian Beach is considered to be more of a "secret spot," as not many tourists venture here. This black sand beach offers great surfing and beautiful coves to explore.
The rural area of this section of Bali. If you are traveling here, you are going to want to see the UNESCO Heritage Site of the Jati Luwih Rice Terraces, the Tanah Lot Temple, and Mount Batukaru. You will want to surround yourself with nature and the history of Bali here.
Bali has something to offer everyone. Take the time to do a little bit of research and figure out what is going to work best for you. We are more than happy to help you decide on your destination in Bali. It is a unique experience that will not be soon forgotten – Let’s start planning.
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