Some people consider a holiday to be a time of rest and relaxation, while others want it to be the most exciting and exhilarating time of their life. If you are in the latter group, you’ll be pleased to know that Bali won’t disappoint you. No matter how tiring your fun days are, you will be able to sleep well in one of the Seminyak Villas and wake up feeling ready for the next amazing adventure.
Here are some activities to do that will surely make your stay in Bali exciting: –
Bali recently hosted an international forum on illegal trafficking of humans. Bob Carr, Bali’s Foreign Minister, says that there are 37 countries that have jumped on board and agreed to outlaw people smuggling and these countries will be cracking down on illegal trafficking.
The conference got started with the Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Marty Natelegawa, asking for early detection and higher prevention of human trafficking and more effort in stopping people smuggling.
Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor and Senator Carr attended the forum, in a closed session that involved 37 countries, all of who attended and agreed to engage law enforcement and their expertise along with training organizations to coordinate any crackdowns on human smuggling.
While Indonesia has taken its dear, sweet time getting here, it has emerged as one of the newest and most interesting business climates in the international market. This explains the big push for online and tech development in the Indonesian sphere.
ust take a look at these figures: By GDP, Indonesia is the world’s 16th-largest economy. While the rest of the world is still sweating out the global economic malaise, Indonesia is projected to grow by nearly 7% in 2013, according to the World Bank estimate. Indonesia has recently become a member of the G20, and “Foreign Policy” magazine lists 6 Indonesian leaders among its list of “world’s 500 most powerful people.”
According to Goway Agent News, the Legian Bali has reopened its doors after four months of down time for their firm major facelift since opening back in1996. It now included a 30-metre infinity lap pool and a beachfront sun deck.
The resort’s exclusive Beach House is the recipient of a new 20 sq-m terrace with loungers that guests are able to access from the master bedroom, which has now been redesigned so that there are more ocean views. The new terrace lighting has enhanced the night time ambiance.
On the southern coast of Bali, you will find Sanur. In fact, it’s the main beach resort on the island famous for its yellow sand beaches. The sand from the Sanur beach was actually used in the concrete preparation for the local hotels and restaurants so Sanur actually had to import sand from Nusa Dua.
One of the most significant aspects of this resort is its vast expanse of beach. A trail covering the entire 5km allows visitors to “loiter” and explore the long beach, stopping whenever they want to enjoy a drink or snack in a restaurant located on the beach.
Candi Dasa is just a small resort on the eastern coastline. It’s often overlooked because it doesn’t get the attention of some of the heavier populated Bali areas. According to Indo, recently it has been getting more attention as more people discover that it offers an escape from all the hassles that are often found in the heavier populated tourist areas. There’s all kinds of things you can do. Let’s have a look at a few of them.
According to the Jakarta Post, which was once a hippy destination, is now one of the most popular places in Bali to visit. During the 1960s and 1970s apart from the Grand Inna, which was owned by the government there were no other hotels to stay at and only the wealthier could afford to stay here, so others had to be more adventurous and stay in tent.
Tenters soon connected with local villagers and began to rent floor space in their homes. Fast forward to the 1990’s when suddenly the entire world became aware of Kuta and the sleepy village where hippies hung out became one of them most popular Bali destinations.
While you’re planning your vacation at a luxury villa in Bali, you might want to just check out some of the amazing things to see and do there. Here’s a few images we’ve rounded up from odd corners of the web:
- A hanging swimming pool in Ubud. We don’t even know how to explain it. It seems to defy physical laws.
- A Balinese wedding chapel. Where do they get these architects?
- Terraced rice paddies. There’s miles of these around the central Bali area.
- A scene from a vacation villa. This is in Uluwatu. Again, an amazing feat of innovative architecture and beautiful scenery.
- Yet another ocean-side villa. Seriously, how is architecture like this even possible?
- Suluban beach in Uluwatu. Did anybody say they like exploring tidepools?
- A dramatic seaside cliff. This is just west of Benoa.
Like all of Balinese culture, when shopping the many arts and crafts boutiques during your Bali holiday, the two words that will spring to mind will be “exotic” and “ornate”.
The Balinese, it seems, imbue even the merest candle-snuffer or incense holder with its own soul, and usually with its own facial expression as well. The always-intriguing Do Something Different blog has a post on Ubud arts and crafts.
Bali is making no idle boast when it calls itself the jewel of Indonesia – it’s one of the most popular resort destinations in the world.
A recent survey of tourism throughout Indonesia found that a whopping 80% of Indonesian tourists visit Bali and Bali alone!