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Where to Stay in Bali
As you would expect from a major Asian Island, Bali has no shortage of options when it comes to accommodation. There is no doubt – Bali is a very touristy destination! Most of the visitors stick to the southern portion of the island, the party area of Bali. If you like more quiet experience and nature – you should go to the North of the island. And for the “Real Bali”, you should stay in Ubud and Central Bali. Some “Keywords” for the most prominent areas in Bali:
Kuta: party; backpackers; a lot of Australians; nightlife; cheap accommodations; tasteless; many surfers and surfer schools; sunning; the largest waterpark in Southeast Asia;
Canggu: has gained popularity among digital nomads, Instagrammers, and Surfers. Canggu is “Bali’s hipster central full with a quirky smart cafes, boutiques, and cafes selling the now-obligatory avocado on toast and branded coconuts with “I’m Vegan” sign…;
Ubud and Central Bali: the “real Bali”; a shrine to Balinese Culture; temples; arts; rice fields; yoga retreats; classical artists’ villages; river valleys; five-star retreats; excellent restaurants; wellness programs; heritage museums; art galleries; fashion boutiques; no beaches; from backpacker homestays to luxury resorts;
Seminyak: lots of designer villa beach clubs; glam cocktails; quiet sunset beaches; luxury five-star resorts; world-class beach clubs; the gay-friendliest place in Bali; fun bars; shopping paradise; designer boutiques;
Legian: a mix of Seminyak and Kuta; beach resort areas; cheap accommodations; party; nightlife;
Jimbaran: the best sunset in Bali; five-star hotels and restaurants; Seafood Cafes; High-End Shopping; cocktail bars;
Amed and Tulamben: snorkeling; diving; chilling; seaport; bridging Bali to Lombok and Gili Islands; good low to middle price range;
Sanur: middle budget tourism; chilling; good restaurants; first tourism resort area in Bali; laidback and quiet; relaxing atmosphere; perfect for honeymooners; local art shops and high-end boutiques;
Nusa Dua: Nusa Dua is quiet and secluded. It is predominantly luxury hotels, beaches, and a small shopping center. The beaches are less crowded here and is perfect for honeymooners;
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Rental Car in Bali
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If you are the type of person who prefers joining a tour, there are all kinds of guided tours around Bali.
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