About Bali

Bali is an island of contradiction. The island’s many tourist hotspots each offer something different to the next. You have the slightly seedy, singlet wearing surfer hotspot of Kuta; the impossibly hip Canggu; the shopping and restaurant mecca of Seminyak; and the centre of zen that is Ubud. Round off the list with the laid-back black sand beaches and volcanoes of the North and the powder-white beaches of the East, and throw in a little black magic and endless rice paddy fields and you have Bali in a nutshell. What an island!

The Gili Islands sit just off the northwest coast of Lombok. These three little islands are just a short boat hop from each other and each is individually enchanting. The largest of the three islands, Gili Trawangan, is the most developed, with a substantial choice of hotels, bars and restaurants - mostly catering to backpackers. Gili Meno is the quietest of the three, boasting some stunning, almost deserted beaches. Finally, Gili Air is a charming mix of the other two islands - slightly more developed than Gili Meno, but in a more upscale way than Gili Trawangan. We feature a couple of gorgeous properties on Gili Air which we highly recommend for a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of Bali.

Best Time to Visit

April - October, when rainfall is at its lowest in Bali. When it rainfall increases during the months of November - March however, it is usually only for an hour a day so there is no real bad time to visit Bali.

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