Bali’s beauty is widely known and celebrated the place has already made its mark as the best tourist destination in the world. But there are so many islands, not far from Bali, that are less crowded and equally jaw dropping.
Distance from Bali: 103kms
How to get here? By fast boat services from Bali.
The Gili Islands have already gained much popularity among the tourists, much of the credit goes to local people who have done their best to strike a balance between retaining their culture and popularizing the island as a tourist destination. Gili islands are an archipelago, a combination of three islands. The islands boasts of snorkelling, scuba diving, freediving and other water amusement activities. Well liked by animal lovers for its varied wildlife even partygoers can stop by at Gili islands and enjoy the lively nightlife.
Distance from Bali: 55 km
How to get here? A boat ride away from Bali
If you want a little quieter, hushed and slow version of Bali, then thank your lucky stars cause its Nusa Lembongan you need. Bali is romantic, no second thoughts to that; but Nusa Lembongan is where romance can get better. There are hardly any four-wheelers in sight to distract you. You can take end to end strolls on the island amidst mangrove forests, seaweed farms and some amazing beaches. To make your romantic setting more idyllic, watch spectacular sunsets from Ceningan Ridge. Don’t forget to go snorkelling at the manta ray point.
Distance from Bali: 8km
How to get here? Take a bus.
If you are keen about the ocean and its life, rush to Menjangan island. Hiding amidst these waters is are as good as 226 species of fishes. Apart from the vast marine life this sapphire blue treasure also hides an immense trove of coral reef.