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There can never be a dearth of things to do while you are vacationing in Bali! With its sunny beaches, pristine aquamarine blue water and sexy surfs, the obvious activity during a vacation in Bali is to just lounge on the beach and let the tropical sun caress you while listening to the waves as they break on the golden beach. And you can munch on your favorite snack and sip your favorite cooler! And if you don’t feel content with this kind of lazy activity, then discover your wild side by indulging in adventure sports around the beach.

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Bali is also a shoppers’ paradise. If you have money to spend and high levels of bargaining power then the fashion streets of Seminyak, Kuta and Ubud are your oyster. No vacation to Bali is ever complete without savoring Balinese culture from up close. So go offtrack and into the heart of Bali by venturing out in search of essences of Balinese civilization. If you are the adventurous type and like a day or two out into the wild then you must go sight- seeing.

Bali has some pretty picturesque places which merit a visit. Places like the Uluwatu Sunset point, Penelokan Kintaman, Gunung Kawi etc beckon the ones with a foot on the wild side! Uluwatu is a Balinese temple situated in the south western tip of the island. If you want to catch a great sunset, all you shutterbugs, head to this place! Just remember that you need to pay fees to enter this temple. Also make sure that your knees must be covered.

Pay a little extra to see the Balinese folk dance. The climb to Penelokan Kintaman is a wonderful 2- 3 hour hike trail. Once at the top, you will be blessed by some great views of the largest of Bali’s four lakes. Gunung Kawi, on the other hand is a Hindu temple complex and is believed to be centuries old and steeped in history. If you are looking for heart racing adventure then adventure sports is your best option.

You can consult water sport companies, which are in plenty in Bali and choose from bungee jumping, submarine dive to white water rafting and scuba diving. If you are a surfer ten Bali is a must visit! Bali boasts of excellent surfing opportunities. The best time for surfers to land in Bali would be between April and October.

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Bali also has unforgettable night life. After a hectic day of sports head out to the Borneo Pub, the Trophy Pub, Sky Garden or Center Stage and let our hair down. Indulge in some serious shopping on Seminyak, Kuta, Sanur and Ubud’s fashion streets or you can even reserve e last leg of your vacation in Bali for Yoga therapies. There are many centers in Bali that provide Yoga training, traditional Balinese therapeutic massages, meditation therapy and even diet and nutritional consulting. After all, you do need to take a bit of Nirvana back with you on your return flight, don’t you!

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