If it would be to describe how your dream holiday would look, would you choose an island as your destination?

Most of the people think that Bali is the perfect stop for the ones who want to explore a peaceful and exotic place during their holiday. Bali is a place you have to see at least once in your lifetime. It’s located in Indonesia, South East Asia and it’s the perfect spot where to spend some quality time with your family or friends. Tourism in Bali is booming and this means that you have access to affordable restaurants, accommodation and activities. You’ll have no difficulties in planning a trip to Indonesia because when you will start everything will make sense.

Why is Bali the perfect destination?

Beaches, beaches, beaches

What people truly love in Bali are the beaches. There are beaches everywhere, one more charming than the other and every one of them with its unique beauty. You can visit a new beach every day of your trip because there are thousands here. The beaches in Asia and especially in Indonesia are some of the most breath-taking in the world and you should explore as many as you can during your vacation. Bali beaches offer access to numerous water sports from riding a banana boat to surfing.

One-of-a-kind wildlife

Bali has some of the most complex tourism sites in the world. Many people visit it because of its beautiful beaches but the exotic landscapes and animals are also a point of attraction. You can climb active mountains, meet monkeys and swim with ocean life. If you have seen the movie Eat, Pray, Love you have probably admired the rice fields and you have dreamt to take pictures by them. The movie was shot in Bali so you can visit the same places where the actors have shot those sequences. The rice fields have a relaxing effect when walking through them so if you want to strengthen the connection between your body and mind, you should not skip this activity while being there.

A rich culture

Bali is one of the few places in the world that still manage to preserve its culture. You should not be surprised to see that many Balinese women are still wearing their traditional clothes and they carry fruit baskets on their head. You will also see everywhere, both in the city and country, houses with flowers and candles in their windows or on their stairs because they are very religious people.

How to plan the trip?

If you do not know where to start planning your Bali trip, you shouldn’t worry because here is everything you need to know.

Include some must see destinations on your itinerary

When you book, the flights and hotel rooms you should make sure you split the trip into multiple parts to visit all must-see spots.

Ubud should be your first stop if you are in search of a vacation that allows you to explore an exotic jungle. Here you can have a trip through the lush green rainforest and enjoy organic food at local restaurants. It’s the perfect opportunity to meet new people because it’s the place where numerous artists work on their crafts.

Canggu is not as famous as Ubud, but it’s perfect for a surfer or hipster tourist. Here you can have fun on the beach with people who are enthusiast travellers, taste amazing food, and try some new water sports.

How long do you want to spend in Bali?

Once you know the places you want to visit in Bali, you can determine how long the entire trip will last. You should spend more than 2 weeks in Bali if you want to have a taste of its real beauty. Spend around two or three days at each destination, it’s more than enough to get in touch with the culture of the place, and to explore the surroundings. If you plan to book accommodation at a luxury resort, and to spend have fun at a beach club Baliyou should spend at least five nights to make the most of the facilities the resort is offering.

What type of accommodation do you prefer?

Bali is heaven when it comes to accommodation because it has an extensive range of options. When deciding the type of accommodation you preferyou should think who is joining you on the vacation and the type of holidays you want to have. If you want to forget about the stressful life that awaits for you at home, you should book accommodation in an all-inclusive resort. It will offer all-inclusive services, from meals to massage and yoga classes. When travelling with your family or with a larger group of friends you may find more suitable to rent a private villa. Hotel rooms are perfect for the ones who want their own space. You’ll be surprised by how affordable accommodation is on Bali.

You’ll need a visa

Before starting to plan your vacation, you should check the visa requirements to make sure that you’ll have no problems entering Indonesia. While many citizens are not required to get a visa to visit the country, the things can change overnight so you should research before booking accommodation and flight tickets. You may have to purchase a visa upon your arrival and to have a determined amount of cash to be allowed to visit the country.

Plan and book some activities

When you Plan your itinerary and the destinations you intend to visit, you should also plan the activities you want to have in each spot. There’s a lot to see and visit in Bali and you should make a top of preferences. A perfect trip includes some relaxing days, days dedicated to water sports, days that enrich your cultural experience and days you spend at the pool meditating. Make sure you book the activities before you leave home, or you get in touch with the providers and ask them if you need to book a day ahead.

Bali is a perfect destination for both the people who want to spend their vacation in a relaxing place and the ones who want to be active.