Bali is a tropical island in the Indonesian archipelago so picturesque and immaculate that it could almost be a painted backdrop. It has rice paddies cascading down hillsides like giant steps, volcanoes soaring up through the clouds, dense tropical jungles, long sandy beaches, warm blue water, crashing surf, an ancient culture, and friendly people. In Bali, spirits come out to play in the moonlight. Every night is a festival.
Bali Island, the perfect holiday destination for all ages, offers something for everyone. This tropical paradise has a unique blend of modern tourist facilities combined with wonderful shopping and a rich cultural heritage.
The Balinese people are proud of having preserved their unique Hindu culture against the advance of Islam, the dominant religion throughout Indonesia. This is still reflected in day to day life and can be seen in the numerous ceremonies, Balinese festivals and magnificent temples and palaces.
Some of the best surfing beaches in the world can be found on the Western side of the island whilst the Eastern side is a wonderful haven for families, with beautiful white sand beaches and gentle seas. For those that want to stay wet, Bali Island has world class scuba diving, snorkeling and wonderful day trips out to Nusa Penida, Tulamben or Menjangen for beach sports and coral viewing.
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