Bali is well known for its beautiful beaches, volcanic mountains, lush tropical forests and terraced ricefields. The island has thousands of temples ranging from the great 'Holy Temple' at Besakih to small village places of worship.
Watersports are popular in Bali and haggling for bargains is another favorite tourist pastime. There is a wide range of restaurants, cafes and bars, and the night life pumps, particularly in Kuta and Seminyak.
Bali is trying to make a revival after the two bombing incidents that have occurred there. Travel warnings have been frequent of late, however Bali remains a beautiful and affordable holiday destination.
Port Location - The port of Benoa is located in Denpasar. The distance from the port area to the capital city Denpasar is 10 KM and, is also within easy reach of famous tourism sites.
Transport Links - The airport is located in southern Bali, 15km (9 miles) from Denpasar. There are direct flights to Jakarta and Bali from numerous European capitals; the cheapest are generally found in London. Flights from the US often go via Japan, Korea, Taiwan or Hong Kong. There are also direct flights from all Australian cities. A ferry shuttles between the western Balinese port of Gilimanuk and Ketapang in eastern Java. Island hoppers can catch frequent ferries from the neighbouring islands of Java and Lombok.
Public transport in Bali include cheap buses and bemos that run on more or less set routes within or between towns. Alternativley you can charter a bemo or rent a car, motorcycle or bicycle.