Things to do in Bali
Bali offers a lot of variety for the avid tourist and there is something for everyone. The culture is rich and fascinating, there is good value for money when you go shopping, the topography is beautiful, the cuisine is wide ranging and delicious and the local people are friendly even to strangers. In fact, the challenge that you will face during a holiday in Bali is not hunting down a good place to stay or finding something to do, but rather you will have to decide what you want to let go of and whittle down a huge list of possibilities to a few manageable items. Hence it is advisable to give some thought to your Bali vacation and plan your itinerary well in advance.
Beach fun: Whether you simply wish to laze in the sun and sand, or indulge in some exhilarating water sports, the beaches of Bali offer enormous possibilities. Apart from the usual beach activities there is also a vibrant party scene on the beaches of this island. Whether you want casual get together during the night or sophisticated and exclusive parties, everything is available in Bali. Then again there is the question of the thronging crowds in this island. As mentioned above, it is difficult to avoid crowds in Bali, but you can conduct some research for the less crowded areas on the island also.
Shopping in Bali: Shopping in Bali has changed considerably in the recent times. The markets can be especially fun for first time visitors and you can expect some serious haggling. However, shopping has become quite sophisticated in Bali especially in Seminyak, Legian, Canggu and Ubud. There are many amazing boutiques, high end home ware stores, silver jewelry and antiques, you can find it all at a bargain in this tourist destination. The shopkeepers of Bali have become quite tourist savvy and hence you may not find the bargains that were once available here, but still you will be able to find some really good stuff for a very reasonable cost.
A visit to the spa: One of the main reasons for taking a holiday is to rejuvenate your energies and senses. The best way to do this is to spend a day at a spa and there is a plethora of excellent spas in Bali. The spas are known for using exotic material with natural ingredients which are very soothing to the senses apart from having many health and beauty benefits. At the same time, the spas in Bali have become very tourist savvy and have come up with many innovative methods to keep you engaged while you are getting pampered to the fullest.