Reasons I Adore Bali & So Will You
The mere mention of Bali invokes images of Eden. It's more than a place; it's a feeling, an ambition, a torrid state of mind. Bali's rich and distinct culture plays out at all levels of life. Imagine exquisite flower-petal wafting through the air, or cavalcades of joyful locals flowing to majestic temples. You will discover that everything has a spiritual meaning in Bali. There's so much to see and do on the island. You could spend weeks exploring this tropical oasis from Ulun Danu Beratan Temple and Mount Batur to the Tegallalang rice fields. Here are the reasons I adore Bali, and so will you.
Bali has farm fresh at every turn. Delicious seafood awaits you at every street corner. You won't want to miss the local dives and food trucks; they offer Bali's tastiest bites. The island prides itself on fresh fruits and vegetables. If you are a vegan or vegetarian, you are in luck! There are so many options to choose from on this tiny island.
Bali is home to gorgeous beaches. You will find beaches for relaxing, surfing, and partying until dawn. There's a beach for every mood, and every single one of them offers stunning views.
Bali has every kind of natural beauty that you could imagine. You will be awed by majestic mountains, lush rainforests, scenic lakes, cascading rice fields, hidden canyons, etc. Bali is a wonderland; there is so much to discover and explore.
You won't want to miss Bali's incredible temples, from majestic sea temples overlooking the ocean to a soul-soothing grand temple complex nestled in the mountains.
Bali has some unique places to stay--from bubble hotels and luxury villas in the jungle to glamping on the beach. There is a place to stay in Bali for every budget and every taste. If you want to learn more about Bali accommodations, read my Sexiest Honeymoon Resorts in Bali.
Dynamic Culture Scene
Bali is home to many traditional cultural traditions that still exist today. The Balinese have many celebrations throughout the year. You can participate in many of them, from the Omed-Omedan kissing festival to the freak parade before the day of silence. You can also enjoy Bali's traditions through their music, dance, and architecture.
Bali has something to offer for every adventurous soul. Catch the surf breaks at world-renowned surfing spots, rent a board, and start learning to ride the waves. Try your hand at cliff diving or slide down a natural waterslide in Aling-Aling Waterfall. You name it, Bali has it.
Balinese people create art whenever they can; you will discover galleries on every corner. Many residents are artisans, dancers, musicians, painters, craftspeople, and designers.
I have long said that Fiji has the friendliest locals, but the Balinese give Fijians a run for their money. Locals enjoy engaging in a conversation with tourists. Their genuine warmth will make you feel at home.
Indonesia is home to more than 17,000 islands, and Bali is one of Indonesia's brightest stars. Bali is a fascinating destination, and millions of couples fall under its spell each year. Bali will steal your heart. Here are the reasons I adore Bali, and so will you!