The Greek word Indos and Nesos meaning Indian and islands gave birth to the archipelago known as Indonesia. Located in both the Pacific and Indian oceans, it is the world’s fourth most populous nation. Its tropical locale assures the islands of ample rainforests, rich landscapes and diverse wildlife. The country’s fascinating culture and traditional rituals provide visitors a rich insight into this colourful locale.

Indonesia is also home to several islands such as Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Sulawesi to name a few. However, many visitors consider the island of Bali a popular and enchanting destination. Bali offers a host of activities for its visitors. These include visits to temples such as the Pura Tana Lot and the Uluwata.

For the adventurous, water sports along the Kuta Beach is a popular choice. Cycling tours and a visit to a theme park known as the Waterbom are itineraries not to be missed. Not for the faint hearted is a climb up the active volcano mountain of Mount Batur. A visit to the numerous art galleries, gyrating to the pulsating nightlife or simply relaxing with spa treatments are activities on offer in Bali.

A popular activity enjoyed by many visitors to Bali is bird watching. The island is home to over hundreds of exotic and beautiful species and can be viewed by visiting the major parks. A popular venue is the Bali Bird Park in Batubulan which is also home to the rare Komodo Dragons. Another ideal destination for the bird enthusiast is the Bali Barat National Park which is located west of Bali. The park covers a vast area with guided tours on offer for both, the professional nature lover or the novice. Other bird watching locations are Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan where birdlife can be seen in their natural un-spoilt habitat.

A stay in a Bali luxury resort is an ideal choice for visitors seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. The Anantara Seminyak, Bali is synonymous as a Bali resort offering exceptional facilities in an elegant setting. The resort personifies the beauty of the island and its local allure.