Bali Island is in Indonesia. Bali is one of the islands within 17000 islands of Indonesia and a province of Indonesia. It is located 2 kilometers away from Java Island to the east and Lombok Island to the west and also 8 degrees from the equator. Australia is situated 4555km away from Bali Island. There are two islands in Bali namely, Malay Archipelago and the Lesser Sunda Islands. Bali is famous for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches, and coral reefs. There are some small neighborhood islands near Bali such as Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Ceningan. The nearest countries to Bali are Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, and East Timor Leste. Bali’s provincial capital is Denpasar and the most populous as well as the second-largest city in eastern Indonesia. Bali is also called the Land of the Gods. Bali foods are not much expensive and everyone can purchase them at very low costs.
Indonesia’s main tourist destination is Bali and it has had a high tourism record since 1980. Bali was established on the 14th of August 1958 and the total area is 5780km x km. The total population of Bali is over 4.3 million. There are four main religions people can be seen in Bali, but 80% of them are Hindus. Secondly Islam, third Christians, and last Buddhist people with the amount of 0.5%. The main language is Indonesian and apart from that Balinese and English used in Bali.
According to official statistics, Bali’s quarter of the population is poor were a number of people living below the official poverty line. Though Bali is a beautiful and popular tourist destination, there can be seen some petty crime, corruption, and scams. And also, tourists are advised to keep their belongings safe, as there are some bag snatchings that occur frequently. Bali’s clean water has been polluted all over time due to domestic sewage, agriculture, and industrial waste.
Bali’s highest point is Mount Agung and called the mother mountain. There are many peaks over 2000 meters that can be seen in Bali and some active volcanoes such as Mount Batur. Bali island is surrounded by coral reefs and some beaches on the south side have white sands and the north and west sides have black sands.
The bird called Bali Mynah is only can be found in Bali and it is critically endangered. Some other animals such as barn swallow, black-naped oriole, dollar bird, Java sparrow, sea eagle can be seen there. Bali was home to some large mammals, leopards, and Bali Tigers until the 20th century. Bali has only one airport called Ngurah Rai International Airport also known as Denpasar Bali Airport. But there are no direct flights arriving from all over the world.
Bali Island weather
Since Bali is located near the equator, it has normally hot, warm, tropical, and humid weather throughout the year. Temperature varies between 26-29C. The hottest month in Bali is May with a temperature of 28C and the coldest month is January with a temperature of 26C. January is also the wettest month in Bali with a rainfall of 90mm. Bali has two main seasons namely the dry season and the rainy season. The dry season is between May and September and the rainy season is between October and April. Therefore, the best time to visit Bali is between April and October.
Bali beaches are very famous all around the world. These beaches are heaven for water sports and coasts are very attractive for divers and surfers. These beaches are ideal for family vacations with plenty of luxury beach resorts and fun water parks. The most beautiful with clearest water beach is Mengiat beach. It has golden sand and crystal-clear water. There are some nicest beaches in Bali namely Seminyak beach, Nusa Dua Beach, Sanur beach, Echo beach, etc. These beaches are also categorized as good for kids and families, good for couples, good for groups, and good for travelers on a budget. There are some romantic beaches in Bali like Atuh beach, Melasti Beach, Pasih Uug beach, Kelingking beach, etc. Some of the beaches where good for kids and families are Melasti Beach, Gunung Payung Beach, Lipah beach, and Jemeluk beach. Some of the beaches good for couples are Diamond beach, Kelingking beach, Atuh beach, and Melasti beach. The beaches good for travelers on a budget are Diamond beach, Pasih Uug beach, and Melasti beach.
Bali is a very famous and expensive tourist destination. It has had a high tourism record since 1980. It is famous for its volcanic mountains, iconic beaches, and coral reefs. Also, it has the sheer natural beauty of looming volcanoes and lush terraced rice fields. Though Bali is very expensive for tourists, can easily find cheap food and accommodation. Bali has some beaches with crystal clear waters, white sands, and black sands. Tourists can enjoy the whole day by spending their day on Bali beaches. Bali is not a dangerous place for tourists. There are some adventure tours available as well in Bali such as Bali Zoo, Bali bird park, Kayaking Bali, Flying fish in Bali, Banana boat ride in Bali, and Ayung River Rafting with lunch.