best nudiest beaches
How To Select Your Preferred Bali Hotels
By Made Dertha, Mon Dec 26th
Bali is a wonderful island situated in Indonesia, the ultimatetourist destination in Asia, is worth a visit. Most people cometo Bali for its beach, waves, sun, some come for business, somecome for its undying art and culture, some come for itsbreathtaking landscapes and some for pure relaxation.
Choosing Bali for your holiday destination, of course you shouldselect and decide your preferred Bali Hotel which would matchyour interests. There are myriad of accommodations to choosefrom in Bali, from five-star luxury hotels to budgetaccommodations.
Bali Hotels by locations: Accommodations by the sea (has beachfront), in town and hotels are situated in countryside. Or BaliHotels by interest (boutique hotels, villas, small hotels intraditional Balinese style bungalow and big or leading BaliHotels).
Every place has its own attractions and features: Sanur: Famedfor its white sandy beach, sun rise, sea activities, close toother places of interest. Is for gracious living, peaceful andquiet. More "international" but somehow far less cosmopolitanthan frenetic Kuta. There are so many excellent hotels here thatyou can scarcely go wrong.
Kuta: Frenetic, sometime chaotic, noisy, lots of hype, but agreat playground. Originally what drew visitors to Kuta was thewide beach and the surf. It still has best sea front on theisland. Kuta also famed for its shopping, dine and night lives.Though there are now many first-class hotels and home stays,caters best to the economy traveler who likes to be in the thickof things.
Legian & Seminyak: Lie at the north end of Kuta Beach strip.This is the place to stay if you want the best of both worlds.Conveniently located within 15 minutes from the center of Kuta,yet safely removed from the nerve-wrecking intensity and hype.The villages are perfect for extended vacations. There areseveral first-class hotels, a great number of intermediate-rangebungalow, and inexpensive accommodations.
Nusa Dua & Tanjung Benoa: The area is rather isolated from therest of Bali. Nusa Dua is providing a "total" hotel environment,everything you could possibly ask for is available on thepremises. White sandy beach and a wide range of sea activities.
Jimbaran bay: Has nice and wide beach, good sunset (weatherpermitted), and close to Airport. There are two leading hotels,good villas and nice hotels in Balinese style bungalow.
Ubud & environs: The heart of arts and cultures of Bali. Thereare many small resorts deluxe and intermediate accommodations,most blend of typical Balinese and modern amenities. Situatedeither in town or in the countryside, most have wonderfulgardens and views. Ubud is a paradise for
The east: Offer more restful vacation. Nusa Lembongan: Is asurfing, snorkeling and diving paradise. There are someexcellent hotel resorts and some inexpensive hotels. Balinabeach: Buitan Village, this is spacious, gorgeous white sandbeach, is one of the major scuba diving centers of Bali. Thereare a deluxe hotel and some intermediates and budget hotels.Candi Dasa: The beach (at low tide, at high tide there IS nobeach) because it has been eroded by the waves, but Candi Dasaoffer restful vacation. There are first-class, intermediate andinexpensive hotels. You will be treated here with the utmost ofgraceful service.
The North: Lovina beach: A northern beachfront alternative toKuta and Sanur, this is a serene and infrequently visitedvacation spot. Black sand beaches and quite waters nestlesinside of extensive coral reefs distinguish this idyllic beach.Snorkeling is superb here and the reef is close enough that evenchildren and beginner swimmers can feel comfortable here. Thereare first-class, intermediate and inexpensive hotels.
Western Beaches: Up along this coast north of Kuta and Legianlies a stretch of black sand beach with a dangerous reef andheavy undertow, these beaches are not ideal for swimming andbeginner surfers. At Canggu there are some luxury hotels. YehGangga boast a small luxury resort Waka Gangga is facing theIndian Ocean. Tanah Lot boast a leading hotel Le Meridian and aworld championship golf course with breathtaking view of famousTanah Lot temple and sunset.
Western Interior: Bedugul: This mountain resort is famous forits air, restful and serene. There are a number of places tostay here, from luxury hotels to budget accommodations (losmen).
The quickest and easiest way to select your preferred BaliHotels is to go online and visit hotel reservation website. Do asearch for the city or place (Indonesia, Bali, Hotels) you aretraveling to and you will be presented with a list of availablehotels in that area. There are also more information abouthotel's and room's facilities. Most luxury hotel has excellentspa facilities.
The wide choice can be confusing - especially for first-timevisitors - and it's sometimes difficult to select the rightaccommodation. So still go online and click travel. Choose yourreputable travel agent (contact him by e-mail). Just let himknow your personal needs and preferences that he can recommendthose hotels he feel suit you best.
My immense thanks to you readers.
About the author:Made Dertha was an English and Italian tour guide for many yearsin Bali, writes for Bali Turista where he is the ManagingDirector now. Visit www.baliturismo.com & www.baliturista.com