Significantly rise in tourists since 1980s, Bali is a popular tourist destination, also popularly known as "Island of Gods", "Island of Peace", "Morning of the World" and even "Island of Love" located at the western most end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Java to the west and Lombok to the east which is renowned for its highly developed arts including traditional and modern dance, sculpture, paintings, leather, metal working and music. Bali is a part of Coral Triangle, the area with the highest biodiversity of marine species where over 500 reef-building coral species are found. It is also home to a unified confederation of kingdoms composed of 10 traditional Royal Balinese houses where each house rules a specific geographic area.
It is one of the major tourist destinations for all local, international and all ages of people. Exotic temples and palaces set against stunning natural backdrops are some of its top attractions that may include the scenic central highlands of Ubud with its flowing rice fields, valleys and forested rivers. Actually, Ubud is not only famous for cultural day trippers but also proffers plenty for adventure seekers and shopaholics. Plus, the many more off-the-beaten track spots are around this magical island. Mainly, it is an ideal for those people who want to explore the nature love, stay free from all the daily activities for some days, enjoy honeymoon and want to spend a great time with family and friends.