Bali is one of the most exotic island in the world, reflects mystical images which have attracted people to come since many years ago. This tropical island has an extremely charming scenery, gigantic rice fields surrounded by coconut trees with the soaring volcanoes as the backdrop, opaque tropical rain forest, the beauty of the sea, the beaches with their golden sand and dramatic sunset over the sea, crashing surf and of course warm and friendly locals. In Bali, festivals, holidays and special celebrations occur at all time and even cremation is an attraction.
The mixture of Balinese heritage and traditions with a polish of modern facilities has created a unique nuance. The Balinese people are proud of Hindu culture, which has endured for centuries. Ritual ceremonies, festivals and preserved magnificent temples reflect the richness of culture.
The soul of the Balinese is in his religion, so it finds its expression in the arts. A friendly people, the Balinese who are more exposed to international tourists, generally speak more English than people in other parts of Indonesia. Keeping pace with the number of visitors and the need for their accommodation, more hotels have been built, from small bungalow types for the budget traveler to the luxurious Nusa Dua Bali tourist resort area. Water sports have gained in popularity : surfing on Kuta, wind surfing at Sanur, sailing and scuba diving at several other tourist parts.