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Bali holidays

Bali holidays offer a fantastic beach holiday combined with culture and nature. Bali offers plenty of opportunities to explore a true paradise island, perfect for solo travellers, couples, and families.

Luring everyone from young back-packers to wealthy jet-setters, Bali holidays cater for a variety of tastes. Traditional fishing villages evoke a sense of bygone days with their charming backdrop, while vast landscapes boast some of the most majestic mountains and glimmering lakes to explore.

Things to do in Bali

With its lush green hills and pristine white sands, holidays in Bali offer the epitome in unspoilt luxury. Whether you’re looking to laze on its blissful beaches or immerse yourself in its unique culture, you’ll find plenty to keep you captivated on this deeply spiritual and uniquely beautiful island.

Animal adventures

The Bird Park and Zoo offer an ideal way to spend a day on your Bali family holidays. Kids will love the colourful birds and exotic animals, and they can even interact with some species.

Nightlife

Thinking about where to stay in Bali for singles? Look no further than Kuta and the varied nightclub options of Jalan Legian street. Beautiful beaches, surfing, restaurants and bars galore, relaxation and fun is key here.

Explore temples

There are over 20,000 temples in Bali offering the opportunity to see incredible architecture and experience serenity. Luxury Bali holidays are enhanced by exploring the rich culture of the island. There are usually three temples in each village, so it is easy to find one no matter where you stay.

Things to see in Bali

Museums

Taking last minute Bali holidays may not leave time to arrange tours, but there's no need. You can explore museums around the island for a small entrance fee, such as the Bali Provincial State Museum or the Gedong Arca Museum, which displays ancient relics

Shows and experiences

When deciding where to stay in Bali for families, consider the sights and activities that you want to stay near. Ubud offers a central location with easy access to the rest of the island. The Devdan Dance & Acrobatic Show is a family favourite in Nusa Dua and the Bali Escape Room experience is great for anyone over 8 years old.

Natural beauty

The age old question for Bali holidays where to go? When on a tropical island like Bali, exploring nature is a must. With lush green landscapes, waterfalls, and lakes simply head out and take it all in.

Bali's Beaches

Sugar-white and volcanic black sands and clear azure seas are likely to become the lasting image of your holidays to Bali, with some of Indonesia’s most beautiful beaches awaiting your discovery. Jimbaran Bay will provide you with an idyllic spot for swimming, while the infectious rhythm of Balangan Beach will captivate crowds with its laid-back surfer bars and snack shacks.

Unsurprisingly, snorkelling is a favoured activity, with a wealth of marine life to be found beneath the ocean’s surface. Menjangan Island, a marine national park is an ideal spot for diving, boasting sea cucumbers, clown fish, starfish and sea urchins as you delve beneath the waves.

How to get there?

Flights to Bali take 17-19 hours from the UK. Flights land at Ngurah Rai International Airport in the south of the island, just a few minutes from Kuta and around an hour from Ubud.

Public transportation

Taxis are generally the best way to travel around Bali whether you're staying in Ubud or Jimbaran, which is considered the best place to stay in Bali for couples. There are bus-like vans called bemo still in operation, but most people drive themselves around.

Typical food and gastronomy 

Street food is served from a variety of carts all around Bali, there are also small restaurants called warung where you'll find traditional Balinese food. Favourite dishes include sate lilit grilled meats, nasi goreng which is Indonesian fried rice, and nasi campur, chicken and vegetables with rice.

What is the Best time of the year to visit?

Just before or after the rainy season, in April and September, is generally the best time to visit Bali, as it is dry and not too humid. Bali holiday packages are available all year round.

Weather & Climate

April is the hottest month of the year by a small margin, temperatures remain at around 33°C for most of the year. The rainy season is from October to March and August is the coolest month. You will find cheap Bali holidays more readily available in March, April, September, and October.

Visas and other essential information

UK passport holders can visit Bali for up to 30 days for tourism purposes without a visa

What languages are spoken in Bali?

Indonesian and Balinese are the main languages spoken in Bali. English is the third most spoken language especially in tourist areas.

Where to stay?

We have a range of hotels, villas and apartments. Bali holidays all inclusive of flights and accommodation offer everything in one package. Book flights and hotels in Bali together for the best deals.

Extra tips

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