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Indonesia Announces Online Visa Extension That Will Save Bali Tourists Time

Indonesia’s Minister of Law and Human Rights and the Directorate General of Immigration has publicly announced a new way for tourists to extend their visas. It is now possible for tourists in Indonesia who entered the country on a visa on arrival or an electronic visa on arrival to apply to extend their stay online. …

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Local Leader Happy That Visits To Bali’s Famous Kuta Beach Are Increasing

Once the busiest beach in Bali, since the borders reopened in February 2022, Kuta Beach has seen fewer visits than local tourism leaders would have hoped. While last year has been noted as a resounding success for tourism in Bali as the island emerged from the pandemic, tourism business owners in the Kuta area have …

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Bali Authorities Ban Tourists From Swimming At Nusa Penida’s Famous Beaches Over Safety Concerns

Police in Nusa Penida have announced that swimming on world-famous Kelingking Beach will be prohibited for the foreseeable future. They have also announced a swimming ban on two more of the island’s famous natural landmarks; Diamond Beach and Angel Billabong Beach. This is due to rising safety concerns about the picturesque coastal destination after a …

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Bali Wins Second Place In Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards

Bali has only gone and done it again! Is the Island of the Gods ever going to fall off the podium as one of the best travel destinations in the world?! Tripadvisor has released its Travelers’ Choice Awards, the Best of the Best for 2023, and Bali has come in second place. Missing out narrowly …

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Bali’s Kuta Beach Increases Security After Gang Attacks Young Couple

Officials in Bali are tightening security operations along Kuta Beach in light of a recent attack on tourists. The incident occurred on Monday 16th January, and after an investigation, police can now reveal details of the attack to the public. A task force has been deployed to monitor beach activity, deter criminals, and reassure the …

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First Direct Flight From Mainland China Lands In Bali

The first direct flight from mainland China to Bali since the lockdown began arrived on Sunday, the 22nd of January, 2023. Lion Air facilitated the charter flight carrying 210 passengers from Shenzhen to Denpasar. Passengers and crew were personally welcomed to the Islands of the Gods by Bali’s Governor, Wayan Koster, the Deputy Governor of …

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Bali Search And Rescue Teams Save Russian Tourist From Famous Kelingking Beach

A Russian tourist has been safely evacuated from Kelingking Beach in Nusa Penida after being hit by strong waves. The 33-year-old tourist, known by her first initial, M, was saved by Bali Search and Rescue teams on Saturday, 21st January. M has suffered a severe injury to her shoulder but is otherwise uninjured. Police and …

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This Weekend’s Supermoon Raises Risk Of Tidal Flooding At Bali’s Most Popular Beaches

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Center (BBMKG) in Denpasar have warned the public about the increased risk of tidal flooding over the new moon. The beginning of this new lunar cycle is marked by a New Supermoon, which is the term used to describe a new moon that occurs when the moon is at the …

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Bali Rental Vehicle Companies Warned About Tourists Violating Traffic Rules

Individuals and business owners in Bali who rent out vehicles to foreign tourists have been warned to be more strict about leasing their cars and bikes. The warning comes from Bali Police, who have been a rise in traffic collisions and other violations involving foreigners, the majority of whom have been renting their vehicle from …

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New Skatepark, Playground, And Outdoor Gym Opened At Bali’s Famous Kuta Beach

New and improved facilities at Kuta Beach in Bali are now open. As a part of a wider program to develop the stretch of coastline from Kuta through the Seminyak and Legian Beach areas, the provincial and regency government have undertaken a series of initiatives to improve public facilities in the area. Now locals and …

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Charter Flight From Mainland China To Bali Officially Confirmed

The Ministry for Tourism and Creative Economies have confirmed the first charter flight from mainland China to Bali. Though it remains the case that there are no direct commercial flights from mainland China to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International, the request for a charter flight has given a boost of hope to tourism leaders on …

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Bali Tourists Invited To Celebrate Chinese New Year At Dharmayana Kuta Temple

Bali is preparing to celebrate the first Chinese New Year festival without restrictions since 2019. As China reopened borders for international travel on 8th January, the Island of the Gods is preparing to welcome back tourists from China for the most important festival of the Lunar calendar. Although there are no direct flights from mainland …

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