Denpasar is a colorful, multiethnic city where every traveler can feel at home. There is always a very lively atmosphere here, on the streets you can see emotionally chatting citizens whose faces are always smiling. The cultural traditions of ancestors are of great importance to local residents. Many of them still call their hometown by its old name - Bandung. The present name was given to the city only in 1936.
In the central area of Denpasar is situated the breathtaking The Banyumas Villa. This hotel offers its customers wonderful, luxurious rooms with a harmonious design. The rooms feature … Open
Denpasar is also endowed with a variety of upscale hotels, among which HARRIS Cokroaminoto Bali occupies one of the leading positions. Guests of the hotel have access to stylish, modern … Open
A new thematic focus is chosen for the festival every year, so all the parties and entertainment programs are unique. During the festival, vacationers are invited to visit local shops to buy beautiful national costumes, which have been some of the most popular souvenirs for many years. Denpasar is a cozy and hospitable city and time spent here brings a lot of joy.
Denpasar resort is home to amazing hotels that have managed to maintain their historical charm and identity. One of such establishments is the luxury hotel-villa Bali Corner Residence, … Open
In mid-March or early April, a very unusual holiday having no analogs anywhere else in the world takes place all over the island. This is about the so-called "Kissing Ritual" Omed-omedan. It celebrates the beginning of the New Year in Bali ("Nyepi"). The large-scale actions take place in the village of Sesetan, a suburb of Denpasar, where the tradition of “hunting for a kiss” finds its deep meaning. Girls and boys are divided into two “camps”, and the latter should kiss as many ladies as possible. Of course, resistance on the part of girls is not rare, and local residents at this time "cool down" young men with the help of ice water buckets. And all this happens with traditional Balinese dances and music. And a statue of Barong, the king of spirits, as if guards the holiday, being a kind of its symbol.
Finding the right hotel for a romantic vacation in the picturesque resort of Denpasar will be no difficult task. Not far from the Kuta beach is located the popular b Hotel Bali & Spa, which … Open
In the middle of August, Sanur Beach becomes the venue for the Sanur Village Festival, during which visitors enjoy musical and dance performances, as well as local food tastings. Beach games are the favorite pastime of many visitors, and, of course, they cannot do without trying out different types of water activities - surfing, SUP-boarding, kayaking, diving. In October, gourmets flock to Kuta where they will be able to taste various local dishes, as well as watch performances, visit an art exhibition, participate in contests and games. Each year the festival is dedicated to a particular topic, and its main goal is to promote the ideas of peace and unity.
In Denpasar, you can visit not just classic shops and trading centers, but also colorful markets. Tourists are fond of Pasar Badung market, which is located in the very center of the city … Open
Another religious festival widely celebrated in Bali is Pagerwesi. Usually, the holiday falls on November, marking a celebration in honor of the creator of the world (Sanghyang). Balinese bring gifts to the great guru to get protection from evil. A multifaceted event called Nusa Dua Fiesta is scheduled for the beginning of September. This is the time of music, art, sports, dances, performances, workshops, and a fair of handmade products. A special program is prepared for children. As the name implies, it takes place in Nusa Dua tourist area where numerous restaurants, clubs, and hotels join the celebration.