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Adventureous Activities in Bali

Bali is referred to as the island of the Gods for many reasons. They have spectacular flora and fauna, and vibrant culture, along with delicious local food. It is one of the top destinations to go for honeymoons and family trips. Some people prefer to stay in villas in Bali, while others don’t mind crashing into a hotel resort. Nevertheless, there is almost always something exciting to do in Bali. For those of you who are adventurous and want to do more than lounging under the sun at the beach, here are a few activities that you can definitely try.

surfer walking with surfboard by the beachSurfing

Ask any surfer that you know, professional or not, one of their dreams is to surf the waves in Bali. The beaches aren’t the only thing that is beautiful in this island, and the waves are legendary too. There are spots that have calm yet tidy waves, suitable for beginners or those surfing for fun. And then some spots have challenging waves, those that thrills professional surfers. If you’ve never surfed before, this is the perfect place to start. Surfing lessons cost you as low as $30 per person, and you’ll get your own trainer and a surfboard. Usually, a lesson lasts for two hours, and if you want to continue surfing after that, there’s an additional fee of $5 to $10 per hour.

Free Diving

If you’ve ever seen one of those free diving documentary videos and became entirely in awe of the scenery under the sea, you can definitely experience that yourself in Bali. There are plenty of freediving spots and classes available all around Bali. You can have a one day lesson where you dive into the shallow parts of the sea, or you can have a free diving sailing trip which usually lasts for two nights on a boat. You can experience free diving with manta rays and even dolphins. And once you’ve experienced what it’s like swimming around beautiful sea creatures, you’ll never forget it for the rest of your life.

green rice fields hillHiking

Did we mention that Bali has all these beautiful hills with paddy fields? And even a mountain? You can hike the hills or mountains and witness the spectacular view from up high and experience seeing the rural side of Bali. You can also bike your way up the hills if you’re not so much into hiking. There are hiking, trekking, and biking trips up in Northern Bali, mostly in Ubud. You don’t even have to be accompanied by a guide, but we suggest you get one so that you don’t get lost. Balinese people are very kind and can efficiently guide you.…

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Planning for a Beach Holiday

Traveling and spending a holiday on the beach can be satisfying in many ways. But before you start shunning yourself on the white sands, you need to plan. Of course, the first thing to consider is which among the many beaches you are going to visit. Once you are clear on where you are headed to, you need to make travel and accommodation plans. This article shares some tips that will see you get the best out of your beach vacation.

Pick a Destination

exotic beaches

If you need to go for a beach holiday, the most important thing is to find the right beach. You have to go to some exciting destination. Where you go depends a lot on your personal preferences. If you are looking for beauty and class, beaches in the United States might offer that. On the other hand, if you need something more exotic and natural, the Mediterranean has a lot of these stuff like the Islands of Cyprus.

Evaluate Costs

Once you have an idea of where you would like to go, you need to factor in the costs. Most people going for a vacation do so only go after accumulating some decent savings. Therefore, you need to be guided by your budget when choosing to go and things to do. Many travel websites can help you find the perfect and affordable travel destination.

Type of Beach

You need to know what kind of beach you will be going to. You can go to a public or private beach. This is a significant consideration to make especially when traveling to an unfamiliar beach. Whatever option you pick, see to it that the conditions there are favorable. Public beaches, unlike their private ones, tend to be somehow messier and overcrowded during the holiday seasons.

Plan for Accommodation

beach rentalsYou need to plan for the accommodation and not just the activities. If you are traveling with some family member, you need to find the right accommodation. Costs too are necessary when looking for a hotel, but you also don’t want to rent a three bedroomed villa for a family of eight. Before picking a rental, make sure you are clear about the terms of payments and other technical aspects of the villa.

If you have set your eyes on spending your holiday in one among many beaches in the world, the tips shared above will help you get the best out of your time on any beach.…