Located just 4 hours from Perth, Bali is a magnificent volcanic island that is one of the 13,677 that make up the country of Indonesia. Bali is a small island, just 153km wide and 112km high with mountainous jungle terrain scattered throughout the landscape. The map of Bali shows the stunning reefs that surround the island which are ideal for snorkelling and diving, as well as the white sand beaches on the south coast and unique black sand beaches on the west coast.
On this Bali map, you will find that most hotels and resorts are located on the mainland in popular regions like Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Ubud and Nusa Dua, as well as a collection of resorts lying on the smaller islands just off the coast including Lombok, Nusa Lembongan and the Gili Islands - these islands are still considered part of Bali.
Most visitors to Bali will fly into Denpasar International Airport on the southern side of the island, located just 13kms from the city and a range of popular hotels and resorts. From the mainland, travellers have easy access to the Gili Islands, Lombok and Nusa Lembongan by fast boat and ferries. Popular with tourists, these gorgeous collections of islands offer some of Bali's best beaches and surfing hot spots.
Located on the mainland, Kuta is Bali's most popular party destination, offering vibrant nightlife, great surf and fine dining. Also on the mainland, located in Bali's east, Seminyak offers a laid back lifestyle with high end luxury accommodation set amongst tranquil surrounds. Set in the heart of Bali, Ubud is a traditional Balinese town offering authentic culture, lively markets and stunning natural scenery. Located on the southern coast, Nusa Dua is another popular tourist spot perfect for those looking for upmarket hotels and gorgeous beaches. While Sanur is a peaceful town that is perfect for a relaxing luxury escape. To explore and learn more about the various regions of Bali, consult our Bali region guide.