Bali

With its laid-back vibe, health-conscious attitude, and idyllic beach life; this bohemian island is the perfect combination of both luxury and adventure.

Located west of Java and East of Lombok, Bali is a place of dreams. With its laid-back vibe, health-conscious attitude, and idyllic beach life; this bohemian island is the perfect combination of both luxury and adventure.

Boasting incredible rice paddy fields, pearl white beaches, challenging volcano hikes, beautiful ancient temples and incredibly friendly locals, Bali draws in a variety of travellers all holidaying for different reasons. Some seek a retreat that takes them off the grid, while others desire to connect with a spiritual culture whose traditions live on in modern times.

This volcano-dotted, beach bridged paradise, has so much to offer. Explore the island cultural hub of Ubud, complete a sunrise trek to the top of Mount Batur, sip on Bingtangs down Seminyak's main party strip, surf the world-renowned waters of Uluwatu, snorkelling the turquoise seas off Nusa Dua, or simply get lost in the jungle-clad yoga studios nestled throughout the island. As always when it comes to island life, it is impossible to know what to do first.

Finally, a visit to Bali is not complete without a trip to the amazing Gili Islands. With its clear blue skies, crystalline blue waters, amazing diving opportunities, friendly local turtles and perfect white sands, the Gili islands will simply blow your mind.

Fact Sheet

When to Travel

The best time to visit Bali is generally during the summers months. As such, we recommend visiting between April and October as there is little rain and a lot of sun. With that said, Bali is stunning pretty much all year round destination so i wish to avoid the crowds or you’re budget conscious, we would advice travelling during the ‘low season’.

Visa

At the time of writing, most nationalities do not require a visa to visit Indonesia for 30 days or less. Upon arrival, immigration will date stamp in your passport on your arrival day. However, please note that you will not be able to extend your stay with this free tourist visa so you cannot overstay your welcome.

Due to the current uncertainties, we highly recommend contacting your consulate and / or embassy as the regulations can and do charge between nationalities, and without warning. For the most up to date information on visa requirements, please visit (for UK citizens): https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/indonesia

To gain entry into Bali you will need your return air ticket, your passport with at least 6 months validation left to go and your visa if indeed you require one.

Health

Some vaccinations may be required depending on where you are going, when and what you’re doing. Therefore, it is important to check with your GP before travelling. Your GP will be able to provide you with all up to date travel information.

Travel insurance is mandatory for all our trips so please ensure you show evidence of your policy before travelling. We recommend that you carry a First Aid kit and hand sanitisers / antibacterial wipes as well as any personal medical requirements.

Travel Restrictions & Covid-19

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel to the whole of Indonesia based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.

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