If you are living in the Asia-Pacific region, Bali is a great getaway destination: It’s close enough for a shorter trip, there is a lot to do, from party-beaches to quiet, romantic beaches and the peaceful forests and rice paddies around Ubud to the many historic temples all over the island. And you can visit at any budget, making it one of the most affordable destinations that has so much to offer. This Dream Itinerary will show you how you can spend a week with beach time, party fun, historic sight seeing and relaxation surrounded by forrests and rice paddies from $420 for two people for flights and hotels!
Traveler: 2 people
Starting from: Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Sydney
Experience: Beach, Getaway, History
Trip Duration: 1 week
Region: Asia Pacific
Comfort Level: budget
Budget for Air fare and Hotels (for 2 people): $420 (SIN) – $1,120 (SYD)
Bali is known for its many beaches and there is something for everybody. From the party beach of Kuta in the South of the island to the quieter beaches at Legian or Seminyak further North, there is something to fit your idea of the perfect beach getaway. You check into your mid-scale hotel along the Southern Beaches, like the ibis Styles Legian or Holiday Inn Express Kuta Square. The first four nights of this trip will be spend on a beach, with a chance to relax in the sun, walk along the long, sandy beaches and enjoy the warm water! You’ll have a chance to enjoy great food from hundreds of restaurants, have inexpensive massages or browse the many shops to your heart’s content.
After a few days of having relaxed into the pace of the island, it’s time to do some sightseeing and move on to Ubud. A private driver will take you to explore the beautiful temples along the lakes and mountains further North – I’m sure they will leave some lasting impressions! At the end of the day, he can drop you off at your new hotel just outside the center of Ubud. On the following days, you can explore this peaceful town: You enjoy walks through the quiet forests and rice paddies, do yoga or meditation at a retreat or have a few more massages. There are lots of good restaurants here as well and staying in Ubud will allow you to see it’s best side after the day-trippers have left! You’ll also have a chance to watch a traditional dance show in the evening!
With relaxation on the beach and in the quiet forests and rice paddies of the island; enriched by the historic and cultural insights of your sightseeing, it’s time to head back to the airport at Denpasar for your flight home!
Does this sounds like a trip you’d want to take? No problem – with my Travel Made Easy tips, you can do this Dream Itinerary as Do-it-yourself.
I have combined Beach and Ubud into one trip – read my destination posts about Bali, Ubud, Lombok and Gili-Islands to find out why!
Bali is served by many low-cost carriers from around the region, with flights as low as $100 round-trip from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Even longer flights from Australia are available for as little as $350 round-trip. That makes the flights very affordable, even more so when you book in advance during one of the many sales available throughout the year. Once on Bali, you can take taxis, buses or hire a private driver, all at reasonable rates. Find out more with my Travel Made Easy – how to get there and around!
Bali has many different facets, so much so that you think people are talking about a different island when they describe their vacation experience. To make sure you get the experience you are seeking, check out Travel Made Easy – the best area to stay!
And while many people never leave the beach, there are lots of reason to go and explore! From peaceful hikes to impressive temples, there is much to see and do – read my Travel Made Easy – top things to do on Bali to put together your perfect itinerary!
If that all sounds to take more time than you have – let me help you with my Travel Made Easy Services and I’ll put an itinerary together that is just the experience you are looking for!