Bali is an island that has a mountain range in the center that was created from volcanos. There are a total of 4 volcanos currently active on the island. And many of the beaches are known for their black sand; mainly in the north, west and east beaches. Bali has become wealthy from the tourism industry due to their palm fringed beaches and unique culture. Located near the equator the climate is tropical year round. And this tropical climate contributes to the islands main agricultural product; rice paddies. The southern part of the island is the main tourist area with numerous foreigners taking advantage of the local investment climate. Although Indonesia is mainly Muslim, Bali's culture is tied to Indian Hinduism and Buddhism. There are estimated to be over 2,000 temples on the island as each town is required to have a minimum of 3 temples: pura puseh (temple of origin),pura dalem (temple of the dead) and the pura desa (village temple).

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Culture of Bali Vacations

Bali has a very vibrant culture unto itself that incorporates their Hindu-Buddhist religion into their day to day cultural activities and their daily life. Their culture even incorporates ancient beliefs from the Malayo-Polynesian culture. It is their culture and view on life that make the Bali Island such a unique destination.

In addition to the unique culture of Bali Indonesia; additional attractions are the friendly hospitality of the Balinese people, Bali's vibrant nightlife, the wonderful sunsets found on the numerous Bali beaches and the delicious cuisine that is specific to Bali. But in addition to all those endearing qualities, you can also go exploring Bali's two volcanos: Mount Agung and Mount Batur. Mount Agung is also the highest mountain on the island of Bali and it rises to 10,308 feet.

Landmarks of Bali Vacations

Bali Indonesia is very unique because of the traditions and culture of the island plus the the island is known for the many beautiful beaches that are available for enjoyment. One of the major beaches in Bali Indonesia is Sanur. It is located on the South Eastern part of the island and is easily accessible from Denpasar. Sanur is one of the original resorts located on the island and so it has incorporated many of the Bali Indonesia historical traditions in its architecture, temples that face the white sandy beaches.


The Bali vacations are popular because of the beaches which are so diverse and can be either rocky, with either white or black sand. Some of the popular Bali beach areas are Sanur Beach, Balangan Beach, Geger Beach, Bias Tugal Beach, Padang-Padang Beach, Lovina Beach, Nyang Nyang Beach and Dream beach on the island of Lembongan. Bali beachfront villas and Bali beach apartments are very popular with tourists who come to enjoy the Bali beaches.

Kuta and Legian Beaches of Bali
If you enjoy surfing then you need to head out towards the beaches of Kuta and Legian which are on the opposite side of Sanur. The town has many attractions including Shops, Kecak dance performances, pubs, and other facilities that make Kuta a fun destination.

Jimbaran Beaches of Bali
Jimbaran is another tourist resort that gained notoriety during the Bali bombings of the 2005. However, the village is growing due to the tourism industry. It is located on a narrow peninsula with two different beaches located on either side. Face the Bay on the west are the newer luxury resorts. On the west, Jimbaran Beach faces the Jimbaran Bay, recently lined by new luxurious resorts and other Bali villa rentals. The eastern beach is calmer and has a view of Benoa Harbor.

It is the central part of Bali Indonesia where you experience some of the history and culture of Bali. Ubud is a town that is famous for it's dance culture, numerous palaces and it's dedication to Bali art. Near the village of Munduk, located in the mountainous interior, you will find cocoa and coffee plantations that are cooled by the tropical winds. It is inland that you will also experience the more traditional Bali villages. This central region is where you can experience the culture and lifestyle that is so unique to Bali vacations.

Bali rentals are usually designed with that unique Bali flare whether they are romantic Bali villas, luxury Bali villas on the beach or Bali vacation villas. Bali boutique hotels offer all the traditional luxury and indulgence that is part of the Bali culture.