One of the
world's most enduringly popular holiday destinations
, this unique islands draws visitors from far and wide to its temples, beaches and jungles. Nicknamed the 'Island of the Gods' thanks to its huge number of temples
and totally unique version of Hinduism, religion plays a major role in day to day life in Bali.
Ubud is the cultural heart of Bali, home to many artists studios, museums and traditional souvenirs
. Being almost right at the centre of the island, swathes of rice paddies, an active volcano and lush forest
cover the surrounding landscapes, adding to the immersive experience of visiting the 'real' and more traditional part of the island.
The beaches in Bali are famous for surfing, diving and snorkelling
, so watersports lovers will be in their element. The dining and bar scene are also well known for being outstanding, with chic sunset view bars and world class gourmet restaurants
lining the shores of the most popular tourists spots.
Jimbaran is located on the south west coast, and is an exclsuive area known for its excellent seafood restaurants and fish market,
as well as some of the island's most beautiful beaches. It is conveniently close to the southern Bukit surf beaches
, the upmarket shops and bars of trendy Seminyak,
and the cultural attractions of Ubud's central highlands.