Bali, Welcome to the Island of the Gods
The island of Bali in Indonesia is year after year voted by the readers of all major travel magazines as one of the most enchanting travel and holiday destination in the whole world.
Bali is constantly changing. It’s dynamic. It’s organic. There is rapid development of Bali’s economy, local and international tourism. However, Bali has managed to maintain its uniqueness and magic over the decades, and keeps enchanting visitors from all over the world. Many of whom return regularly. Hotels and Resorts are usually wonderfully decorated and Bali’s love for art and serenity has influenced hotel, restaurant and shop owners, creating a unique atmosphere that touches the heart of millions every year.
Bali offers an incredible wide variety of attractions and there are countless reasons why one should come to the Island of the Gods, and enjoy an unforgettable holiday. The welcoming nature of the Balinese, the incredible value for money ratio for almost anything the island has to offer (particularly hotels and resorts, restaurants, private villas, and spas) the unique, vibrant and alive culture, the physical beauty of the island, and the year-round pleasant climate make Bali a place regarded by many visitors as the “Ultimate Island Holiday Destination”.
The majority of Balinese are Hindus, although cultural influences make them different from the Hindus in India. Religious life in Bali is almost inseparable from cultural life: temples can be found everywhere with ceremonies literally happening every day. One of the daily rituals is presenting offerings, which play a significant role in Balinese daily life, as they appease the spirits and thus bring prosperity and good health to the family.
Although Bali has been a favoured holiday resort since the 1930s, it is still the traditional culture what sets Bali apart form other sun-and-surf holiday destinations. Most of the tourists attractions are concentrated in the fertile plains, lush volcanic foothills and beaches in the southern part of the island. Travelers will be mesmerized by the rich cultural tradition of music and dance, arts and crafts, colorful ceremonies and spectacular panorama that every inch of Bali will offer you a fresh and unforgettable memory. There will be no shortage of options for you to enjoy this enchanting island.
The official language in IDDW 2017 is English
Weather In Bali
Bali is located very near to the equator, therefore its warm, tropical climate makes it a huge draw for tourists. Average year-round temperature stands at around 30°C with a humidity level of about 85%. Generally one can say that Bali is pleasant all year through. Even if it rains, Bali is enjoyable. Particularly for some surfers who enjoy big waves some months during rainy season are more suitable.
During the dry season which is between the months of April and September, Bali receives the most visitors and temperatures are if at all only a tiny bit higher than during the other months.
The best form of Public Transport to get around Bali is by Taxi.
Indonesia uses 220 Volt for its electricity. The electrical outlet has two round holes, similar to those in continental Europe. You may want to bring a converter or buy locally. Many stores sell those converters.