This Indonesia island is a top-rated tourist destination that you won’t regret to spend your vacation in. Whether you’re looking for a beach getaway, glorious adventure, amazing waterfalls, or mouth-watering delicacies, Bali won’t disappoint.
There is so much to see and experience in Bali – you may need more than just a few days to explore and enjoy what Bali has to offer. Still not convinced why you should visit Bali? Below are 6 irresistible reasons why Bali is worth visiting.
- Friendly locals
It’s usually such a bad experience to visit a place where people aren’t welcoming – you can’t feel comfortable in such an environment. As for Bali, you don’t have to worry about that, Bali people are some of the kindest and friendliest in the world.
There will always smile and help you if you get stuck somewhere. Make sure you speak to one of them and learn a few local phrases such as – “Selamat Pago” for “Good Morning” and “Apa Kabar” for “How are you.”
- Rich cultural heritage
As far as traditions and culture are concerned, Bali is famous for its amazingly rich cultural heritage. This island has over 20,000 temples, numerous ceremonies, and colourful festivals that are accompanied by music, drama, traditional Balinese dances, and local cooking classes.
- The Indonesian Food
If you are a foodie, then you’ll fall in love with Bali local delicacies. The local Indonesian food is incredibly tasty and full of flavour. Even if you aren’t a food person, don’t leave Bali without tasting some of the local delicacies such as nasi goreng, beef rendang, Gado Gado, chicken satay, and nasi Campur. Luckily, the food is cheap, which is convenient if your budget is tight.
- Beautiful waterfalls
Bali’s beautiful waterfalls is another reason why you should visit Bali. You should explore the Gigit Waterfalls located around 70km from Denpasar to the south of Singaraja. The 40m waterfalls plunge into a pool, which is very popular with both locals and tourists. However, the pool is not calm, so enter at your own risk.
- Stunning Beaches and adventures
Bali is a perfect beach vacation for both solo and family trips. Each beach features its own charm – surfing spots, white sand beaches, limestone cliffs, black sand beaches, diving spots, and much more.
Some of the famous white sand beaches to check out include the Uluwatu, Nusa Dua, and Jimbaran. For surfing and extreme water sports, you should try out Uluwatu. For beginners, the Seminyak, Canggu, and Jimbaran beaches are the best.
Bali’s hiking and adventure experience is another great reason to visit Bali. I’d you want to explore the tropical jungle, with numerous waterfalls, take the Sambangan nature hike. Candidasa, Campuhan Ridge Walk in Ubud, waterbom Bali (water theme parks-perfect for children), and the famous Mount Batur are some of the best spots for hiking and adventure.
- Amazing shopping experience
If you love shopping, you might find yourself spending more than you had budgeted for. Check out famous markets in Ubud, Sukawati, Seminyak, and Kuta.
There is so much that Bali has to offer as an international tourist destination other than what we’ve covered above. Furthermore, Bali offers excellent value for money as far as accommodation, flights, local transport, and food is concerned.