Bali - Indonesia

Bali - Indonesia

Things to do - general

Bali is an island and the smallest province of Indonesia, and includes a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida. It is located at the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Java to the west and Lombok to the east, and has its capital of Denpasar at the southern part of the island.

With a population of 3,890,757 in the 2010 census, and currently 4.22 million, the island is home to most of Indonesia’s Hindu minority. According to the 2010 Census, 84.5% of Bali’s population adhered to Balinese Hinduism,[4] 12% to Islam, while most of the remainder followed Christianity. Bali is also the largest tourist destination in the country and is renowned for its highly developed arts, including traditional and modern dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metalworking, and music. A tourist haven for decades, the province has seen a further surge in tourist numbers in recent years.(Source: Wikipedia)

If you are thinking how much it costs for a Return flight to Bali from London, it is around £647/pp by Cathay Pacific between 7th March 2014 to 14th March 2014 with only one stop over. Hotels in Bali are however very affordable from for £57 for a 7 night’s stay at Sandat Hotel Legian (48 km from citycenter) to £8,329 at luxurious “The Edge”Ungasan 5 star Hotel.

If you are curious to find out more about Hotels in Bali and read through some Customer Reviews before you make your choice, visit www.knftravels.co.uk and search for Bali under the Hotels tab. It will lead you straight to the page for Hotel comparison in Bali. You can sort Hotels by Price, Popularity, Star, Name and awesome Discounts during peak and off peak season.

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Country Indonesia
Visa requirementsDo I need a visa for Indonesia? Certain nationalities need to obtain a visa to visit Indonesia. This depends on the purpose of visit and the length of stay. Some may obtain a visa upon arrival in Indonesia, and some will need to apply for a visa in advance, at the nearest Indonesian Overseas Mission. Do I have to apply for my visa in person? Visas can be obtained either by post (please send all the relevant documents including passport by Special Delivery or Registered or recorded post, include a stamped self addressed envelope for the return of passpot/visa) or in person (submission time is between 10.00am-1.00 pm. For More Information on Bali Visa, visit www.indonesianembassy.org.uk
Languages spokenBalinese
Currency usedIndonesia Rupiah (IDR)
Area (km2)5,780

Places to Visit

Bali was the host of 2008 Asian Beach Games. It was the second time Indonesia hosted an Asia-level multi-sport event, after Jakarta held the 1962 Asian Games. (Source: Wikipedia)Sports and nature image

Nightlife info

A large range of bars and clubs featuring a youthful and active group will certainly keep you dancing till sunup. A lot of clubs are located in Jalan Legian and Jalan Pantai Kuta. Seminyak is typically a lot more relaxed compared to Kuta. Come here for well eating, to relax in one of the coastline bars or hang around in the seaside relaxes. You will additionally discover the laidyboy and gay clubs in Jalan Dhyana Pura and upmarket Clubs and Lounges in Jalan Petitenget (Oberoi). Sanur is a positive, stylish place providing a white-sand beach, resorts, suites and a selection of restaurants. Sanur has a host of lively bars and clubs that cater for several preferences and designs. Blue Eyes is among the finest clubs throughout Bali and well worth a see.Nightlife image

Culture and history info

Bali is renowned for its diverse and sophisticated art forms, such as painting, sculpture, woodcarving, handcrafts, and performing arts. Balinese cuisine is also distinctive. Balinese percussion orchestra music, known as gamelan, is highly developed and varied. Balinese performing arts often portray stories from Hindu epics such as the Ramayana but with heavy Balinese influence. Famous Balinese dances include pendet, legong, baris, topeng, barong, gong keybar, and kecak (the monkey dance). Bali boasts one of the most diverse and innovative performing arts cultures in the world, with paid performances at thousands of temple festivals, private ceremonies, or public shows. Read More at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bali#CultureCulture and history image