Bali is 153 km wide and approximately 112 km high with mountainous terrain in the east and at the heart of the island. Denpasar is the largest city of Bali and therefore its capital while Ubud is considered the cultural hub of Bali with its art galleries, museums and markets.
Kuta, Seminyak and Legian are Bali's major tourist regions and as you can see on the map, these areas offer a wide range of resorts and hotels with both luxury and budget options. Kuta is renowned as a party destination while Nusa Dua enjoys upmarket hotels and three golf courses. Sanur is the home of luxury and is ideal or peaceful and relaxing escape although as you can see by the below map, it's only a short trip to visit the other regions.
Home to one of the world's last remaining active volcanoes, Bali's large volcano last erupted in 1963. The Bali map below indicates all the major coastal roads around the island as well as the mountain ridge roads and the main roads that run north to south through the centre of the island.
The map of Bali also shows the stunning reefs that surround the island and are ideal for snorkelling and diving. You can also notice the white sand beaches of the south and unique black sand beaches of the west. On the map, to the right are Lombok and the Gili Islands, still considered part of Bali.