Bali offers variety of forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The stay of popular resort towns in Seminyak, Sanur or Nasa Dua are very much convenience, beside the beach-side city of Kuta.
Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple the Balinese sea temple, it is believed to be Bali's spiritual pillars, renowned for its magnificent location on the top of a steep cliff approximately 70 metres above the sea level. This temple offers you its magical sunset delights with a direct views overlooking the gorgeous Indian Ocean and also surrounded by archaeological remains back in the 10th century. As it is surrounded by small rich forest lived by hundreds and hundreds of monkey which are believed to guard the temple from bad influences. At the end of the way you will surely be memorized by the wonderful views and the unforgettable sunset that must be visited once in a life time!
As a precautions to all visitors, it is good to be aware of the valuable things such as sunglasses, hearing aids, jewelry, cameras, earrings and all valuable items to be kept in car or stored in safe place as monkeys are attracted to these stuffs and will take them away from you.
Ubud a small and quiet town in central Bali consisted around 30,000 people, is far removed from the nightlife bikini scene in Kuta and is regarded as the cultural center of Bali. It is famous as an arts and crafts hub and much of the town and nearby villages seems to consist of artist's workshops and galleries where you can find souvenir stalls that offers your a wide range of hand-crafted goods and Balinese style paintings and gorgeous silk scarves. As it is respite from the busy life, take a walk through the lush paddy fields surrounded by green nature are simply amazing. Ubud is a perfect place for pampering your body and soul, as you will experience the true spiritual awakening and enlightenment.
The best time to visit Ubud:
- Late October is the time to visit Ubud for the Ubud Writers & Readers festival which brings some of the world's top authors to town.
- Ubud's dry season runs from May through September, although it can be rain. You'll have the best conditions for rural walks.
- Like much of the most popular parts of Bali, Ubud books up in August.
- Although slightly wetter than the day season, many old Ubud hands prefer visiting in April and October when crowds are much reduced.