Bali is the western most island in the Sunda Islandsof Indonesia. The island is located west of Java and east of Lombok.Bali is one of the largest tourist destinations in Asia and the largest tourist spot in IndonesiaThe island contains a series of high volcanos with the tallest being Mount Agung.Bali is surrounded by beaches and vibrant coral reefs.The ecology of the island is stunning with over 300 birds and plenty of wild animals.
Singaraja was the colonial capital of the province.
Denpasar is near the southern coast and is the current day capital of the province and largest city on the island.
Kuta Bali is a major tourist area on the island.
Padangbai is a beach town on the south east side of the island.
Ubud has a large art market and with several museums and galleries is the cultural centre of Bali.
The main attractions in Bali are the stunning Beaches, Amazing Mountains, Art Work, Dance, Music and Nightlife. Bali's extremely clean and clear water that are filled with coral reefs, which makes for world class diving. For adventure seekers there is some of the best surfing in the world and excellent mountain climbing.
Located 20 kilometres from Denpasar sits the amazing temple and rock formation of Tanah Lot. The temple was built in the 15th century by the famous priest Niratha, who was wondering the coast and came along some fishermen. After the fishermen gave him food and spending the night on the little island he told the fishermen to build a shrine on the rock. The temple is one of the seven seaside temples located around the coast of Bali. The temple is supposedly protected by poisonous sea snakes.
Bali Barat National Park
Bali Baret National Park is located in the north western part of the island.The park covers many different ecological zones including coral islands, savanna, mangroves and mixed-monsoon forests.
There are some neighbouring islands near to Bali. Located around 20 kilometres away from Bali to the southeast you'll find Nusa Penida Island, Nusa Ceningan Island and Nusa Lembongan Island. Among these three islands, Nusa Penida Island is the largest one, and also well known as the best destination for scuba diving.Nusa Penida Island, you will find beautiful pure beaches and some conservation places protecting plants, birds, and also turtle.
Seven Seaside Temples