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Bali 5 star resorts

Resort / February 27, 2017

It’s not hard to see how Bali earned the nickname ‘Island of Peace’—tranquil turquoise waters lap up on the powdery white sand beaches of this tropical island paradise, leaving visitors with an irresistible urge to drop everything and relax under the Southeast Asian sun. It’s not all about stretches of white strand however, Bali’s top attractions are a rich tapestry of stunning temples, celebrated shopping, exquisite dining, and incredible natural wonders, making it an ideal destination for the perfect 5-star island getaway.

Things to see in Bali

This sun-kissed region in the archipelago nation of Indonesia offers everything you could possibly want for the ultimate island vacation. Breathtaking scenery ranging from pristine terraced rice fields to lush tropical rainforest await discovery on the island’s interior, and one of the best ways to experience these wonderful sights is on an elephant safari. Let these gentle animals carry you steadily through the verdant jungle, as you watch out for colorful native birds and curious monkeys. For those seeking a more active 5-star vacation in Bali, head for the Ayung River and book yourself in for a whitewater rafting adventure. Cutting through the heartland of the island, you’ll paddle through swirling rapids and steep ravines, as you marvel at cascading waterfalls and virgin forest—a thrillingly beautiful experience. For a more relaxing excursion, hop on a boat tour to the picturesque ancient Hindu temple of Tanah Lot, perched on a rocky outcrop 20 kilometers northwest of Kuta.

5-star hotels in Bali

Bali’s thriving tourist industry serves over 3 million travelers every year, with a large proportion of these visitors coming to stay at the island’s great selection of 5-star resorts. Many of the five-star hotels in Bali come with stunning private beaches, state-of-the-art health centers, and top-class eateries as standard. Whether you’ve come on a short romantic getaway, or a 2-week Indonesian adventure, you’ll find a range of top-class accommodation options, including sumptuous spa resorts, opulent villas, and beachside palaces, all set in truly amazing locations.

Where to stay in Bali

The high-end beach resort area of Seminyak is among the most popular destinations for travelers looking for an exclusive vacation in Bali. Choc-a-bloc with spas, resorts, and 5-star hotels, this district also contains many of the most popular designer stores and best restaurants in Bali—perfect for visitors looking to enjoy the finer side of life on this tropical island. Legian Beach may not be as busy as other coastal areas, but it offers some of Bali’s hippest bars, plentiful spas, as well as a breathtaking beach. In contrast to the busy beach vibe in the south, the hills of Ubud offer a tranquil retreat, with a relaxed pace of life away from the crowds.

How to get to Bali

Bali has only one international airport, Ngurah Rai International Airport (also known as Denpasar Airport). It is located in the southernmost part of the island and serves a wide range of destinations across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Australia. A coastal motorway circles the island, giving direct road access from the airport to most parts of the island. The most common ways of getting around are by bemo (local mini buses that hold around 12 people) and metered taxi. Taxis offer the most comfort and drivers can also be hired to act as tour guides.