The Best Bali Activities for Your Holiday

Bali is small island located in-between Java and Lombok, in Indonesia and has been a popular tourist destination since the early eighties, for a very good reason. Bali has so much. With a vast array beautiful landscapes, from beautiful beaches, lush mountain forests, volcanic hillsides and some world-class surfing and diving. Bali has something for everyone on any budget. Whether you are into adrenaline-fueled action or prefer to chill on the beach and soak up the sun Bali has it all. Bali is also a spiritual and cultural destination often called the Island of the gods and has many temples in stunning locations that can be visited in one of the many day trips available. Bali’s temperature remains a constant 20c to 33c year round and makes it the perfect destination to escape the cold or hustle and bustle of modern life. Bali is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and consistently wins awards. The vibrancy and beauty of the island provide the perfect atmosphere to reconnect and take a well-deserved break from the hustle and bustle of the “real world” and always leaves you wanting more.

So obviously, you will need accommodation. So why not do it style. Bali is an island full of luxury villas that can be picked up at very reasonable prices. The villas are stunning, most of them have a private pool, out plan living areas and come in a variety of sizes so if you are traveling with friends, family or on your honeymoon, you should be able to find something tailored to your needs. Hu’u Villa in Seminyak offer one, two and three bedroom villas. If you are looking for a honeymoon villa Bali, than the one bedroom loft villas make the perfect romantic love nest.

With so much to see and do on the island, why stay in the one place? You’ll find Bali accommodation villas all over the island.  Although fairly small it can take a while to travel around Bali, so spending a few days in each place can be a good option. Bali Villas and More has a portfolio of villas all over Bali and offers a range of other services including flights and honeymoon packages. If villas are not your style and you like the amenities of a hotel, like restaurants and rooftop pools, you’ll also be spoilt for choice on your Bali holiday. It may be cheap hotels in Seminyak that you’re looking for, or may be luxury hotel in Nusa Dua, or even a comfortable bungalow room in Ubud. All come with their own charms, and there really is something for everyone. 

There are a wide range of activities in Bali , from relaxed to adventurous. Day trips are the popular way to go about and you can hire a driver that will pick you up from your accommodation and drop you back at the end of the day. Let’s start with mild then get into the action. Feel like you’re in the need for some pampering? AMO lifestyle spa and their team of professionals have got you covered. AMO offers a range of services such as hair salon, nail salon, and beauty to keep you relaxed and looking your best. That’s not to mention the fantastic Bali Seminyak massage that is sure to sooth away every ache and pain. AMO also have packages for those in need of some TLC and tune up. AMO has three locations in Bali – Seminyak, Petitget, and the newly opened AMO Spa Center Canggu.  There is also a mobile spa that can be summoned to your villa.

With serenity in mind, Bali is also an island extremely popular with yoga fans, especially in the hill town of UBUD, often considered to be the artistic and cultural capital of the island. Many people come for Bali yoga retreats where they can spend several days surrounded by like minded yogis, in beautiful scenery developing their yoga practices with some of the very best yoga teachers that there are.

After you’re pampering and are at your most relaxed and beautiful, go island hopping, and a few days on the beautiful Gili Island may just be what the doctor ordered.  So jump on a boat and explore some of clearest and most inviting waters you will see in your life and pop on over to Gili Air, Gili Trawangan and Lombok. The best way to get there is by a Gili cat fast boat, such as the newly launched Patagonia Xpress.  These are truly magical islands that reinvigorate your love for life. Gili Trawangan is a cozy little island with cobbled stone roads and no cars. The best way to get around is by foot, bike or you could always take a romantic ride on a horse and carriage. Gili T as it’s known has accommodation to suit all budgets and has one of the most breathtaking sunsets in the world. If you are looking for a party after the sun goes down, Gili T is famous for its nightlife and has a great social atmosphere because of its size you always end up bumping into new friends. Gili Air is equally as beautiful and has a more chilled out vibe. Ideal for honeymooners who prefer a slower pace of life and spend quality time with each other. The island is renowned for its cozy beachside accommodation and grassroots atmosphere.

Heading back to Bali after a few days in the Gili Islands, you might want to relax with a cocktail and a nice meal. Sea Vu Play in Seminyak is the perfect place to unwind. Boasting a tropical themed bar where Hawaiian shirts are never out of place and an extensive cocktail and wine selection it’s a great place to let your hair down and kick up your heals while surrounded by palm trees to experience Seminyak Bali nightlife. There’s also a great food menu and programme of regular events, including Sunday markets and weekly parties.

Now for the thrill seekers. Bali Island ATV offers the best ATV ride Bali  The Australian owned and operated company provides the best bikes all mechanically maintained by their in house mechanics. Bikes are fully automatic, they are easy to ride and range from 500cc- 700cc for all shapes and sizes. The tours range from one to two hours through the beautiful fresh water streams to the black sand beaches. The tour also takes you through local villages and temples and really gets you acquainted with the Balinese culture. If all that ridings worked up your appetite, the boys cook up a good old Aussie sausage sizzle to get you up going again when you return to their base.

Bali is definitely a must visit destination for all types of traveler from backpackers to honeymooners to families wanting to get away for a summer vacation. The island has a myriad of activities tailored to just about everyone. Accommodation is plentiful whether you are looking for a hotel or villa there is an affordable option for you. The beautiful people and scenery will have you not want to leave. Bali is a small island that seeps in to your being and keeps you coming back for more.


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