Bali is a tropical island on Indonesian archipelago. It is often referred to as paradise on earth and correctly so. With sunny and sandy beaches, tropical jungles full of exotic wildlife, paddy fields tripping down the hills, active volcanoes soaring up in the sky, spirited festivals throughout the year, and a culture that makes everybody feel a part of it, one cannot ask for more. Apart from sightseeing, Bali offers a lot of opportunities for tourists, such as snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming, hiking, and golf.
History of Bali:
Bali has tropical climate. Temperatures are even throughout the year with average temperature around 30ºC. There are two seasons, dry from April to September and wet from October to March. But, even they do not follow any set pattern. It can rain continuously in the dry season while rain can pass quickly in the wet season.
Tourist Attractions of Bali
Sanur Beach: Sanur is Bali's most famous tourist spot. It is at a shot distance from Denpasar and public transport to and from the city is easily available. There are number of important hotels on this small island. Offshore reefs protect the beach against the waves and make it popular for windsurfing, boating and other water sports.
Kuta Beach: Discovered by the hippies in early 1960s, Kuta is a popular beach for surfing although currents make it less suitable for swimming. It is also famous for its magnificent sunset, nightlife, and shopping options.
Nusa Dua: The Nusa Dua tourist resort is known for its clean white beaches and clear waters. Some of the most beautiful and luxurious hotels are found here. It is also famous for its mouth-watering cuisine. During the rainy season, the beach provides excellent surfing conditions.
Klungkun: The former seat of the Javanese Hindu Kingdom in Bali from where Balinese royalty draws its bloodline, Klungkung was the oldest kingdom on the island. The Kerta Gosa or Royal Court of Justice built in the 18th century is specially known for its ceiling murals painted in the traditional wayang style portraying punishment in the hell and rewards in the heaven and other aspects of moralities.