Bali

At a glance

  • Excellent beach resorts
  • Rice terraces and dramatic valleys
  • Sacred sea temples

Bali insider review

Language:

Indonesian, plus a range of regional languages. English is widely spoken.

Passport and Visas:

Since June 2015, a visa is no longer required for UK passport holders flying into Bali for stays of less than 30 days.

Events & Festivals:

March
Nyepi Day

A day of silence throughout the island reserved for self-reflection, when people stay at home. No outdoor activities are allowed, including check-in and check-out of hotels, and the airport and ports also close.

April
BaliSpirit Festival
Yoga, dance and music are the key parts of this holistic wellness and world music destination event.

April & November
Galungan
Two ten-day ceremonies of dancing and music celebrating the return of the Balinese Gods to the island.