Bali is an island province of Indonesia, the westernmost island in the Lesser Sunda island chain. It is one of the most popular destinations for travellers visiting the nation and sees hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Bali is popular for many reasons—it offers unique cultural, artistic and historic attractions juxtaposed with the best in modern experiences and a vibrant nightlife. It's also a place where you can adventure on a budget. Whether you want a cottage, house or bungalow, Bali holiday deals offer outstanding opportunities for fun and excitement for individuals, couples and families alike.
Explore inexpensive family adventures across Bali
Families on holiday can find tons of Bali deals that offer a whole range of kid-friendly adventures that won't break the bank. You can visit the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, a Hindu temple complex surrounded by jungle that's also home to almost 750 monkeys. You can visit the Bali Safari and Marine Park to see exotic animals both land and sea. The Bali Bird Park houses over 1,000 birds that represent over 250 species. These are just a few of the exciting and inexpensive options for families looking for great Bali accommodation deals and an enriching holiday travel experience.
The Bali Museum offers education and wonder
The Bali Museum is a museum of natural history and art located in the heart of Denpasar. First built in 1931 near the former Denpasar royal palace, it uses the architecture and footprint of the original building, which burned in 1906, as its inspiration. It features theatrical masks, musical instruments, paintings, sculptures, textiles and archaeological finds representing the history of Bali. You'll also find serene outdoor courtyards where you can enjoy some peace and quiet to relax in historic surroundings. It's a location that's both educational and filled with wonder and beauty.
The Bali Art Centre exhibits iconic artists of the past and present
If you're looking for breathtaking Balinese architecture, entertainment and events, the Bali Art Centre is the place to take the family. This complex includes an amphitheatre and performance venue and is home to the annual Bali Art Festival, which includes a massive parade, traditional dance performances and an exhibition of handicrafts by local artisans. You can view traditional, contemporary and even nominally secret art forms that will take your breath away, complete with traditional costuming and musical instruments, all performed by masters of their craft.
Visit native and exotic animals at the Bali Zoo
At the Bali Zoo, you'll see both regional species and exotic animals from all over the world, including orangutans, elephants, African lions and more, and enjoy many interactive exhibits. You can eat breakfast with an orangutan, get dirty in the elephant mud fun exhibit and explore an authentic African savannah where you'll see giraffes, lions and other animals in their natural habitat. The zoo has a restaurant, lounge and bar right on-site, so you can enjoy one of the wildest and most unique dining experiences in Bali right alongside the animals at the zoo.
Outdoor adventures that cost nothing and offer a great deal
A great many Bali holiday deals can be found that won't cost a dime after you get settled into your house rental, cottage or villa. The Sanur area is a small beachside town, known for its colourful fishing boats, where you can visit galleries and restaurants, as well as an old temple. Goa Gajah is a cave complex that's famed for its stone carvings of Hindu gods that may date as old as the ninth century. You can also explore iconic rice paddies surrounded by lush greenery at Tegallalang Rice Terrace.
Find serenity and beauty at Uluwatu Temple
If you're looking for serenity and beauty minutes from Bali holiday deals, you will want to visit the iconic Uluwatu Temple. This ancient Hindu sea temple is dedicated to Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa in his manifestation as Rudra and is regarded as one of the sad kahyangan. The temple is built on the edge of a 70-metre cliff that projects into the sea. It's inhabited by macaque monkeys, which are infamous for snatching small belongings that they try to barter back for fruit! Every day, a traditional Kecak dance performance is held at 6 p.m. on the cliffs.
Experience the beaches and culture in Sanur
The region is renowned for its beaches, and you can enjoy snorkelling, sun, sand, surf and water sports at any of these just steps from your Bali accommodation deals. Dreamland Beach is dotted with great eateries to enjoy after you've spent a day on the soft, white sands. Kuta Beach is well-known for not only surfing and water sports, but also for spotting sea turtles. Pandawa Beach is known for its dramatic scenery and is lined by white-sand cliffs and statuary, and it's popular for romantic walks under the sunset, swimming and paddling.