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Bali Might Be a Long Flight Away - But is an Excellent Destination For a Spectacular Holiday

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 ·


By Olly Symonds
A stunning island in Indonesia, Bali is renowned all over the world for being welcoming, diverse and incredibly beautiful. If you are looking to get away from the daily grind and head to a place of pure escapism then Bali is the ultimate choice. Balinese life takes many sophisticated and diverse forms and if you want to truly immerse yourself in it then hiring self-catering holiday rentals will allow you to do so. Bali is an ideal holiday location for food lovers and there is a huge choice of eating options, particularly when you are staying in holiday rental accommodation.
There is a diverse and impressive range of markets on offer so for every meal you can choose to eat as locally or as internationally as you wish. Even if you aren't buying the food the marketplaces are buzzing and colourful! Ubud is the cultural epicentre of Bali and it is a must-see, particularly if this is your choice for holiday rentals. This the best place to absorb the island's cultural heritage. It is from here that different strands of Balinese culture resonate outwards and these are as diverse as painting, sculpture, woodcarving, handcrafts, and performing arts. Music and dance are also important in Balinese culture and their percussion orchestra music, or gamelan, is varied and highly developed. Traditional dances portray stories from Hindu epics such as the Ramayana - and there are dozens of famous Balinese dances including pendet, legong, baris, topeng, barong, and kecak (the monkey dance). Perhaps you could join in and try some of the dances for yourself!

Although Bali can seem like a long way away it is absolutely worth the extra flight time. And if you stay in self-catering holiday rentals it does not have to be expensive. Whatever type of holiday you're planning the island will surprise and delight you. This is the kind of magical island where you will find what you were looking for, even if you weren't sure what that was! If culture isn't your thing do not worry because visitors to Bali have access to some of the finest beaches in the region. When relaxation is the aim of the game you can venture from your villa to bask in the sun, unwind on the sand and bathe in the warm sea. There are few places in the world more idyllic than holiday rentals on a beach in Bali at sunset. If you fancy a little more activity then hiring a four wheel drive vehicle is an excellent way to see the island properly. If you travel inland you can see the famous rice terraces and ancient temples. Balinese inhabitants also hold spectacular festivals which are entertaining and full of life and will make your visit genuinely memorable. Wherever you have been during the day one thing is certain - that you will return satisfied and exhilarated to your holiday rentals property where you can reflect at leisure on what you have seen. It is likely to have been pretty special.

Olly Symonds is the joint founder of One Off Places, a holiday property rentals website specifically geared towards individual and one-off style properties. Launched in 2007 it offers users the chance to search for exactly what they want on their holiday, whether it's a secluded farmhouse, a penthouse apartment or a luxury villa. See http://www.oneoffplaces.co.uk for further information.

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6 comments:

abangms said...
June 23, 2009 at 2:10 PM  

Hi

I got your link from chicken blog comments list.
Are you a javanese?
My name mohamad from Malaysia and netters call me abangms.
I am a malaysian javanese. My father from Jakarta and my Mum from Malaysia.
Next time may be I go to Bali.
People said thah Bali is beautiful destination. Isn't it?

anyway very attractive blog.
Congratulation
abangms

legiman said...
June 23, 2009 at 3:08 PM  

Hi Mohamad,
Thank's for your visit to my blog. Yes, that's right, I am a Javanese. My father and mother were from Central of Java. And I was born and grew up in Central Java. When I was 21 I moved to Depok, West Java. And I'v been living in Depok (West Java) for about 20 years until now. By the way Bali is a very-very famous spot in the world. It is so beautiful. So I love Bali so much, and want to tell the people in the world about Bali. Welcome to Bali and also to Indonesia.

Irwan M Santika said...
June 24, 2009 at 11:36 AM  

Terima kasih atas kunjungannya
jika berkenan melakukan kunjungan dan komentar balik :-)

Salam Action.
Stop Dreaming Start Action

LEGIMAN said...
June 26, 2009 at 8:22 PM  

@Irwan, terima kasih atas kunjungannya, saya juga sudah lihat-lihat blog anda. Wah blog anda keren sekali.

Stop Dreaming Start Action said...
July 16, 2009 at 5:30 PM  

Why don't you update your blog regularly?

Stop Dream said...
July 21, 2009 at 5:10 PM  

Stop Dreaming

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