Bali (Pulau Bali, Provinsi Bali) is an island in Indonesia and a province that, besides the island of Bali, includes a few small islands such as Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. It is situated between the islands of Java (west) and Lombok (east). Bali is known for its Hindu temples, distinctive culture shown through the arts and all year-round festivals, for its sand beaches, rich marine life, water sports such as surfing and diving, dense and diverse forests with abundant wildlife, rice paddies and active volcanoes with Mount Agung, the highest peak in the island. Bali offers excellent hotels in attractive town resorts, being a favourite destination for yoga retreats.
Population: over 4.22 million
Other major cities: Singaraja, Negara, Tabanan, Amlapura
Main attractions: Pura Kehen, Tanah Lot, Kandapat Sari statue, Pura Besakih, Mount Agung, West Bali National Park, Waterbom Bali, Sekumpul Waterfalls, Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Bali Bird Park, Devil's Tears, Ulun Danu Bratan Temple, Tirta Empul Temple, Uluwatu Temple, Besakih Temple, Ubud Art Market
Major airports: Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS- Bandar Udara Internasional Ngurah Rai)
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