Posted on 04.03.2015 under Destinations
Bali, a magical island and province in Indonesia, is This Month’s Top Destination for Luxury Holidays! A popular destination, especially for honeymooners and those interested in exploring the best places in South East Asia, Bali is an ever-growing tourist destination loved by all who visit.
The terraced, green rice fields are a popular tourist attraction; the Jatiluwih rice fields have been named a UNESCO cultural landscape site where generations of workers have tended to the rice crops. Or you can visit the coffee plantations where Kopi Luwak – the world’s most expensive coffee – is made. Bali has active volcanoes that are absolutely magnificent to behold, the most popular being Batur, Bratan and Agung. Or you can go surfing in the waters off the coast of some of the world’s most stunning beaches.
This Month’s Top Destination for Luxury Holidays has a cultural heritage to be proud of. Exploits such as exploring the local temples and viewing traditional and modern dance displays, music shows and artisans making beautiful pieces of art are particularly popular pursuits. Ubud is a town brimming with culture; there is an especially concentrated amount of arts, crafts, monuments and sites of ancient heritage here making it known as the cultural centre of Bali.
A rice paddy field near Ubud in Bali
Bali is a diverse destination with areas suited to inquisitive explorers, families, groups, tranquil escapes and luxury retreats, or even a mixture. Bali is small enough to travel around in good time, in order to get as many of the unique experiences This Month’s Top Destination for Luxury Holidays.
The weather is lovely in June; the rainfall is significantly less than at other times of the year, with low humidity levels too. The temperatures are reduced, making for a fantastic climate for sightseeing, exploring, and making the most of the surrounding area – although it is still warm enough to enjoy the summer sun.
"This Month’s Top Destination for Luxury Holidays" is best visited in June because it is outside of family holiday times meaning that the hotels and resorts usually have excellent deals and prices. When choosing a holiday destination with excellent value in June, Bali comes top. Lower prices and the melting pot of activities to do and attractions to see are significant factors for why we chose it as This Month’s Top Destination for Luxury Holidays.
Dancers - one of the many entertainments at the Bali Arts Festival
If you plan to travel to Bali this year between 13 June and 11 July 2015, you will have the opportunity to see the annual Bali Arts Festival! The festival is a huge exhibition and appreciation of artisanship, dance, processions, beauty and music that normally pervades the everyday existence of Balinese life.
Alila Villas Uluwatu
Near to the stunning Uluwatu Temple, Alila Villas Uluwatu is situated in an area of natural and cultural beauty. This luxury Bali resort is also located on a stunning cliff-side overlooking the sea – Only Exclusive Travel has visited the resort and we can testify that the views over the cliff are absolutely phenomenal! The villas at Alila Villas Uluwatu are particularly modern and well-furnished, and the resort itself has every amenity you could wish for.
The infinity pool at Alila Villas Uluwatu
Alila Villas Soori
Alila Villas Soori is located on a beach of black volcanic sand, which is utterly amazing to behold – it is indescribably beautiful and rare. Soori is in a more rural area; as soon as you exit the resort you can see rolling paddy fields through the mist. It is truly a magical place to stay. The villas at Alila Villas Soori are similar to those at Alila Villas Uluwatu, and offer a standard or luxury that you won’t find anywhere else in Bali.
Alila Villas Uluwatu and Alila Villas Soori are relatively near to each other – why not include them both on your itinerary of This Month’s Top Destination for Luxury Holidays!
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