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LAPUTA BALI - The Bamboo Castle in the SkyHave you ever dreamed of spending the night in a luxury bamboo hut, whilst enjoying some of the World’s BEST views? You will be sure to be setting your alarm to watch the incredible sunrises across the valley below, whilst spending your days enjoying the serenity that this bamboo hut offers. The villa is located on a steep ridge, with views to the ocean and Nusa Penida on one side, and miles of rice terraces backed by The Mt. Agung. You can't sleep because you can't stop looking at it!.
Luxury Villa Open&Closed LivingRoom Seminyak 10minThis villa has an open living room what can be totally closed by the side glass doors. Its a really rare and useful solution in Bali. You can avoid the mosquitos at night and daytime you can use the AC or the fan if you are not get used to Bali's hot weather. :-) It has 2 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a nice 6m long pool with a big sun terrace, kitchen in the living room and a second "dirty" kitchen with a big stove. :-) Strategic location, Seminyak, Canggu, Kuta or Denpasar just 10 min.
Charming&Romantic 1bd villa Alegria near beachCharming and luxurous villa Alegria situated in quiet, secured and privite location, yet in the center of the most popular tourist destination - Seminyak. The best spa in the area, many cafes, fresh food supermarket are just in a few steps from the house. The Seminyak beach with famous La planca sunset beach bar is about 20 minites walking away. Our place represents a nice, relaxing space, where local traditional and tropical style is well combined with modern comfort
Nicknamed the Island of the Gods, Bali evokes images of paradise. And for many visitors, the reality isn’t far from it. From perfectly formed waves breaking onto sandy beaches to dramatic volcanoes rising above emerald rice paddies, the setting is truly incredible. Then there’s Bali’s rich and diverse culture. If you love temples, there are an estimated 10,000 of them to find on the island.
There are beach resorts, boutiques, bars, and restaurants galore to choose from on the west coast, stretching from the original traveller hub of Kuta to Seminyak and Canggu beyond. Surfers flock to the breaks of the Bukit Peninsula, while Ubud is the heart of Bali, and its spiritual centre. More traditional ways of life take over as you head further north and west, while the family-friendly resort area of Sanur to the east doubles as the jumping-off point to the laid-back isle of Nusa Lembongan. Throw in spectacular sunsets, fantastic global cuisine, and Bali’s famed hospitality, and it’s easy to see what continues to draw travellers to this tropical haven.
Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) lies at the southern end of the island, conveniently located between the Bukit Peninsula to the south and the beach resorts of the west coast.
The most convenient way to get around the island is by taxi and rideshare services. Many visitors opt to hire moto-scooters, but be mindful that your travel insurance may not cover you for an accident if you’re not licenced to ride one at home. Bali’s traffic is notorious, so leave plenty of time to get to your destination.
Speedboat services connect east Bali with Nusa Lembongan as well as Lombok and the Gili Islands further east, while a ferry service connects Bali with Java to the west. Other Indonesian destinations are most easily reached by domestic flight.
Bali’s dry season — which doubles as its high season — lasts from May through September. This is when the west coast receives big swells and strong offshore winds, powering up world-class waves. With visitor numbers peaking in July and August, the dry season is also ideal for scuba diving. Sometimes the good surf sticks around until November.
The weather remains wonderfully warm during the wet season, with fewer crowds (outside Christmastime) making spontaneous travel somewhat easier. However, beach-based activities can be hampered by marine pollution from December to March. From Chinese New Year to the midyear Bali Arts Festival and October’s Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, there’s always something going on in Bali. The one exception is on Nyepi, Bali’s Day of Silence, usually in March, when the entire island closes — even the airport.
If you need a break from Bali’s beach resorts, make for the mountains. Set amongst jungle-covered hills, rice paddies, coffee plantations, and serene lakes, the small village of Munduk makes a great base for highland treks and exploring nearby waterfalls, with some lovely viewpoints dotted around the twin lakes of Tamblingan and Buyan worth seeking out.
Balinese dance is an ancient tradition, and catching a performance is a quintessential Bali experience. There are performances every day in Ubud; the visually alluring Legong dance is a popular option. It’s one of nine Balinese dances recognised by UNESCO in 2015 as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. At the tip of the Bukit Peninsula, the hypnotic kecak fire dance is performed at an outdoor amphitheatre near Uluwatu Temple every evening.
Torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in 1942, the 120-metre-long USAT Liberty lies just metres from the shore of Tulamben, on Bali’s northeast coast. While this easy wreck dive (suitable for Open Water Divers) can get busy, it’s exquisite, with vibrant hard and soft corals now coating the wreckage, attracting an array of marine life. Most divers base themselves in the nearby traveller hub of Ahmed.