5. There are some amazingly luxurious hotels
Featured: AYANA Resort and Spa, Bali
Forget the Hanging Gardens of Babylon for a moment, and consider the Hanging Gardens of Bali instead. This remote resort is the height (literally, it’s hanging off a steep valley overlooking the Ayung River) of luxury. An ideal retreat from the real world for sure.
Also near the Ayung River, only this time on the banks rather than hanging precariously above it, sits the Coco Shambhala Estate. A flagship hotel, this breathtaking place offers bespoke holistic health programmes, exquisite views and a pure forest hideaway.
If you fancy entering your hotel via a wooden bridge spanning such views as a lotus pond, forest mists, complete greenery and winding rivers, then the Four Seasons at Sayan is for you. Elegance, privacy, luxury and stunning scenery is guaranteed everywhere here.
Whoever said that Bali was just for backpackers!