A small island between Nusa Penida and Bali in Badung Strait namely Nusa Lembongan Island is the great vacation hideaway with pristine unspoiled beaches and few visitors.
Nusa Lembongan lies just off the southeast coast of the Indonesian island of Bali. It is considerably smaller than Bali itself. Unlike Bali, Nusa Lembongan remains largely unchanged although not untouched by tourism. If you are just looking for a peaceful holiday without any hustle or bustle then this small island could be exactly the destination that you have been searching for.
Tana Toraja, the famed “Land of The Heavenly Kings”, or some people in southern region of South Celebes called people from north highland. Bright green rice terraces, tall limestone outcrops and bamboo graves are set against a backdrop of blue misty mountains.
Kuta is Bali-on-a-budget, a raucous, infamous holiday enclave dedicated to fun and sun. A bustling network of narrow lanes lined with bars, losmen (basic accommodation), and stalls piled high with fake surfwear, dodgy DVDs and lurid football shirts, Kuta is all about bacchanalian nights and rampant commerce.
Ubud, a town in central Bali, is far removed from the drunken bikini scene in Kuta, and is regarded as the cultural centre of Bali. There are some remarkable architectural and other sights to be found, and a general feeling of well being to be enjoyed, all thanks to the spirit, surroundings, and climate of the place.
Denpasar is the largest city and capital of the island of Bali, Indonesia. It is located in South Bali. Denpasar is a bustling, multi-cultural city and although it can seem a little intimidating the first time you visit, just do not believe those travel guides which say it has nothing to offer.
Mataram, about 3 km to the east of Ampenan, is the The Administrative Centre For Lombok and Sumbawa (NTB Province), with government office, banks, mosques,schools and colleges, bookstores, the main post office, and Mataram University downtown.
Senggigi is the main tourist centre area on Lombok Island, Senggigi is great base for exploring the rest of island. The place is very laid-back, with activities centred around the beaches and day trips to places of intrest, which are all within a few hours drive from town.
Kuta is the main town and centre of tourism development on the south coast of Lombok, and is the hub exploring the fantastic southern beaches and the many points of interest in the region. Kuta makes for a wonderful day trip from other point in Lombok, or alternative holiday destination for travellers exploring Lombok.
Gili Meno has its own special tranquil style among the others gili islands, the pace is much slower, with the laid back charm of a true castaway tropical island experience. it is also the quietest of the island, with the fewest tourists. There is a salt lake in the middle of the island which produces salt in the dry season.