Bali is well known as the second home for Australian, due to Bali is a primary holiday destination for Australian. However, nowadays Chinese and Indians, also choose Bali as the first vacation spot. Since we also serve Indians guest for marine sports activities, Bali rafting adventures, and other tour activities in Bali. Therefore we know that make Indians tourist choose Bali as their first vacation spots. So, on this page we gone inform you of 10 Reasons Why Indians Choose Bali As The Primary Holiday Destination.
As a holiday destination, Bali offers plenty of fun things to do, from marine sports adventure, white water rafting, bike tour and cultural performance. Also, Bali offers fantastic natural scenery, from the white sand beach, beautiful rice terrace, and unique local culture. Also, the weather in Bali most often is warm, humid with stunning sunset view, therefore is easy for Indian to adapt with Bali environment.
Now, here is the list of 10 reasons why Indians choose Bali as the primary holiday destination.
1. Romantic Dinner On Private Beach
Most of the time Indian tourist who visited Bali is a honeymoon couple, and a romantic dinner is a must things to do. Things that create Bali become exclusive for Indian honeymooners due to its offer candlelight romantic dinner on the private beach or public beach. Even though for me, candlelight romantic dinner on the private beach is expensive. However for Indian honeymoon couple, seems money is not the issue.
There are many beach resorts in Bali offer candlelight romantic dinner on the beach. However, the best candlelight romantic dinner on the beach in term of uniqueness is a romantic dinner on the beach cave by Samabe Suites & Villa Bali.
Google Map Location, https://goo.gl/maps/rnHixffHFVM2
Address: Jalan Pura Barong-Barong Sawangan, Nusa Dua Selatan Bali – Indonesia
Official Website, Samabe Suites & Villa Bali.
2. Plenty Choices Of Marine Sports Activity
Bali is an island surrounded by beaches, some with white sand and other are the black sand beach. Most beach on the southern part of Bali island is a white sand beach. One of the most well-known white sand beach in Bali is Kuta Beach. Most visitors in Kuta beach will do surfing, sunbathing, swimming and waiting for the sunset.
However, for Indian tourist, the most favorite beach is Tanjung Benoa beach. You must be wondering, why Tanjung Benoa beach love by Indian travelers? The reason, due to Tanjung Benoa beach, offer clean white sand, low sea wave and the best place for marine water sports adventure in Bali.
Tanjung Benoa Beach as the center of marine sports activities in Bali offers many choices of marine activity that love by Indians. The marine sports activities such as single parasailing, jet ski, ocean walker, snorkeling, flyboarding and much more. Also, you can try tandem parasailing for honeymooner. To get many marine sports activities with affordable prices, most Indian tourists choose to book marine sports package in Bali.
Tanjung Benoa Location On Google Map, https://goo.gl/maps/vVYBCVBdnrn.
Address: Jl. Pratama Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua Bali.
Choice Of Sea Sports Activity, List Of Water Sports Choices Tanjung Benoa Bali.
3. Lunch With A Volcano & Lake Scenery
Having lunch is a regular thing to do, however having luncheon with natural lake & volcano scenery, it will be incredible things to do, and Bali has it. The name of the of the lake is the same as the volcano, its call Batur.
One area well known as the best spot to have lunch with lake & volcano scenery is Kintamani. On the edge of the cliff in Kintamani, you will find plenty of restaurants, offer buffet lunch at an affordable price. Each person to have buffet lunch in on of the Kintamani restaurant will charge IDR 100.000, and you can eat as many as you want. However, drink that cover on the buffet lunch price only coffee and tea. So if you want to have other drink, you need to pay extra.
While having lunch, from the restaurant, you will be able to see the Batur Lake and Batur volcano. It is recommended you arrive around 11:00 at the restaurant to have a front seat with a better view.
Google Map Location, https://goo.gl/maps/eRL5YYj1zj12.
Address: Jl. Raya Penelokan, Kintamani, Batur Tengah, Bangli – Bali.
Official Website, Grand Puncak Sari 2 Restaurant.
4. Take A Bath On Natural Hot Springs
On the island of Bali, there are lots of natural hot springs, while on this page I will inform you natural hots springs with Batur lake scenery. Also the location of Batur natural hot spring close to Kintamani restaurant. Therefore you can visit two interesting places on the same day without spending much time in the car.
The name of the Batur natural hot spring is Toya Devasya Natural Hot Spring.
When you visit the Toya Devasya Natural Hot Spring, you will able to see the beautiful scenery of Mount Batur caldera. At Kintamani restaurant, you observe Batur lake from far away, while at Toya Devasya Natural Hot Spring you will see the lake Batur amazing panoramic from closer range.
Toya Devasya Natural Hot Spring offer an infinity pool located on the edge of Batur Lake. While you have a natural hot spring bath, you also able to notice the freshness of the air.
Google Map Location, https://goo.gl/maps/yaMiBPc5L8k.
Address: Jalan Puri Bening (STA), Toya Bungkah, Central Batur, Kintamani, Bangli.
Official Website, Toya Devasya.
5. White Water Rafting Tour
Beside visiting interesting place in Bali, the island of Bali also offer natural outdoor adventure activity. One of the most anticipated outdoor activities in Bali is Bali white water rafting tours. There are three main rivers in Bali, appropriate for river rafting trip and there are:
Base on our experience as Bali water sports activity agent, for most Indian tourist, will choose the Telaga Waja river as their rafting spot in Bali. Due to Telaga Waja river offer longer rafting trips, and more challenging. For you information, there is plenty of white water rafting operator available at Telaga Waja River, offering budget price to high price.
White water rafting price different will effect on the property quality such as toilet, changing room area and restaurant, while not impacting on the river itself. Therefore if you choose budget Telaga Waja rafting trips, please choose Bali International Rafting, which offers USD 25 / person, if you book online.
Consequently, if you want to have luxury rafting trips in Bali and price is not an issue, therefore most recommended rafting operator at Telaga Waja River is Sobek Rafting Telaga Waja, with price USD 55 / person, if you make an online rafting booking.
6. Seafood Dinner On The Beach With Sunset View
If you are on a budget which commonly happens to me, and still want to have a romantic dinner on the beach in Bali, therefore you should visit Jimbaran beach. In the afternoon before sunset which is usually around 17:30 (Bali time). Jimbaran beach start gets crowded by many visitors. Most of the visitor are coming for the sunset view.
On the Jimbaran beach shores, there are many restaurants commonly called as Jimbaran beach cafes. Also, most of all Jimbaran beach cafe serve fresh grill seafood with Balinese spices. If you come early let say, 17:30, you can have a seat at the beach shore overlooking the horizon. While you have a seafood dinner at one of the Jimbaran beach cafe, you can watch the magnificent sunset view.
The price of two people having set dinner at Jimbaran beach cafe, average cost around IDR 500,000, equal to USD 45 or INR 2,550.
Google Map Location, https://goo.gl/maps/VMcA634qJnS2
7. Bike Tour Through Rice Paddy
Another way to have a great adventure to see and exploring the countryside of the traditional Balinese village is by following the bike tour through a rice paddy.
One of the best places to have a cycling tour through a rice paddy is in Ubud. Ubud Cycling activity becomes a favorite thing to do in Ubud. Also, there are many bike tour operator in Ubud. Due to there are many cycling tour operator in Ubud, it will be hard for the first timer to choose the right bike tour operator who offers excellent services and value for your money.
Bali Sobek besides offering world-class white water rafting trips also provides bike tour through the rice paddy in Ubud. The price for Sobek bike tour through a rice paddy is USD 55 / person if you book online.
8. Balinese Dance Performance With A Sunset Background
Furthermore, visiting Bali island on holiday, it will not be a complete vacation without watching Balinese dance performance. One of the best and most well known Balinese dance is Kecak dance. Balinese Kecak dance is performed daily in Bali. However, if you want to watch Kecak dance performance with sunset background, then the only place to choose is Uluwatu temple Kecak dance.
The price for Uluwatu Kecak dance performance is IDR 100,000 / person, which is around USD 7,5 or INR 510. Due to the Kecak dance performance located in the area of Uluwatu Temple Bali, therefore you still need to pay Uluwatu entrance fee, IDR 30,000 / one adult and IDR 20,000 / one child.
To get the Kecak dance performance ticket, you need to come to Uluwatu temple by 16:30. The Kecak dance will start by 18:00 and finish at 19:00.
Google Map Location, https://goo.gl/maps/Ny2uEKrFPVE2
9. Affordable Handicraft Prices
Besides beautiful places, Bali also well known for art and culture. There are many unique artworks that you can find in Bali from wood and stone carving, painting and others small handicraft. The best place to find affordable craft price is at Sukawati art market. However, if you don’t use to bargaining, therefore you can visit Krisna handicraft store, which is widely available in Bali.
Sukawati Art Market Google Map Location, https://goo.gl/maps/2czytEhUDnu
Krisna Handicraft Store Google Map Location, https://goo.gl/maps/S9fgAZqyeD32
10. Live Dolphin Watch In The Middle Of The Ocean
When seeing a dolphin on the aquarium, is a regular thing to see, however, when you able to watch dolphin in the middle of the sea, its gone be a unique experience for you. One of the place in Bali that makes you able to see the dolphin in their natural environment is Lovina Beach, Bali.
Furthermore, Lovina beach located at the northern part of Bali Island. From Seminyak area will take 2 hours 30 minutes drive. To be able to see the dolphin at the Lovina beach, you need to wake up early in the morning, due to the boat will depart for dolphin watching around 06:00 am. Therefore, if you are coming from the south part of Bali, you will need to be ready by 03:00 am to depart heading to Lovina beach.
When you arrive at the Lovina beach, you need to wear a life jacket and board to the traditional Balinese boats. The Lovina Dolphin tour will take around 2 hours, and it will be a fantastic holiday being able to see Dolphin live in the middle of the ocean. So how much does it cost to have Lovina Dolphin watching tour? The Lovina Dolphin watching price is IDR 800.000 / for two people with pick up and return transfer at Kuta or Seminyak area.
Lovina Beach Location On Google Map Location, https://goo.gl/maps/jxaTu8eqojq.
That is all guys of 10 reasons why Indians choose Bali as the primary holiday destination. Consequently, if you have a question or comment, please leave it in the comment form below.