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What you need to know about Bali

Often referred to as the “Island of the Gods”, Bali is an Indonesian province in the western part of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Located west of Lombok and east of Java, this Indonesian province consists of the Island of Bali and several neighboring islands, including Nusa Ceningan, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Penida. Denpasar is the capital city of Bali and is located to the south.

The number of international tourists visiting the island of Bali has been increasing over the past five years. According to the Bali Tourism Directory, there have been a recorded 2.3 Million tourists to have visited Bali by mid-2018, dominated by Chinese, Australian and the other Asian nationals.

Types of Property in Bali

Bali offers a wide selection of property types which cater to all types of people. The most popular property listings in Bali include houses, villas freehold and leasehold properties infamous areas such as Badung, Jimbaran, Bukit, Canggu, Kerobokan, and Seminyak.

However, buying an apartment is often the cheapest way to acquire a property in Bali. Most apartments are Strata title or right of use title. For the investors, beachfront properties are still a favorite since they have good potential for being a hotspot for building luxurious hotels and villa resorts that attract tourists.

Individual expats are allowed to own residential properties as long as they can provide benefits to national development, reside permanently or temporarily in Indonesia, and have immigration documents or a work visa. If they match the criteria they are allowed to Non-subsidized houses on land with Right of Use title, Strata-title apartment units on land with Right of Use title; or vacant land with Right of Use title.

Popular Areas in Bali

  • Seminyak is currently Bali’s number one tourist destination, offering a wide variety of private resorts and villas, fine dining, shopping and boutiques, funky cafes, trendy bars, and 5-star beach clubs.
  • The Kuta and Legian region is probably the busiest with lots of markets for bargain shopping, clubs, bars, and beach restaurants. It also houses the famous Waterbom Park and has a small selection of private villas as well as hotels and resorts from five-star luxury to budget accommodation.
  • Umalas is only a 5-minute drive away from Seminyak. This area is home to some hidden gems and picturesque Rice Field.
  • Canggu has grown from a sleepy surf area to Bali’s upcoming number one tourist spot. It is the mecca for hipster surfers and is surrounded by terraced rice field.
  • Ubud has long been dubbed as the “Cultural Heart of Bali” and is mostly visited by those who enjoy history and culture— from watching dancing performances, enjoying traditional crafts and art markets to visiting the Sacred Monkey Forest, Hindu temples and shrines.
  • Sanur attracts the family-oriented people and an older crowd. It offers sheltered beaches for swimming and offers a more village-like feel than the Kuta-Seminyak area.

Bali offers Nusa Lembongan, Cenigan and Penida, a diver or snorkeler’s paradise. It features crystal clear water with incredible white sand beaches and various styles of accommodation with a nice view of the Island.

Lifestyle Factors in Bali

Dance forms a unique part of Bali culture and the more popular dances are the Baris dance, Legong dance and Monkey Dance and the most traditional, the Barong dance. In terms of religion, about 84% of the population practices Balinese Hinduism and 14% of the population is Islam.

Balinese wear modern clothes. However, when at home, they change into traditional clothing such as sarong. For men, they have formal wear called kamben, a type of sarong wrapped around the waist. They would also wear endek, made of Indonesian Ikat fabric. For women, they would wear a belt or sash that goes up to their armpits for formal events.

The Balinese have specific grouping for their social classes and people are divided into different castes— Brahmana, Satria, Wesia and Sudra. Balinese people are known to be very polite, considerate and friendly to everyone they meet.

A standard Balinese meal consists mostly of vegetables, rice, and proteins such as tempeh, fish tofu, and chicken. They’re also fond of chili sauces. However, their ceremonial feasts are very different since they eat whole pigs, turtles, and bats.

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Bali Property

  1. Improving Infrastructure and the government is also looking to partner with private firms in order to build a $2 billion airport in the North of Bali in order to improve air traffic and offer additional capacity to 32 million people with construction due to start in 2020.
  2. Beaches and Beautiful Landscape — Bali is now one of the world’s top 5 tourist destination and is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world including the renowned Kuta beach and Nusa Dua for honeymoons and family holidays. Bali is also a famous surfing hotspot with great surfing at Uluwatu and Keramas.
  3. Job Opportunities — Jobs are available within the financial sector, hotel and restaurant industry and transportation sectors in order to accommodate the growing demand for the increase in tourists. The maze of employment regulations in Bali is a complicated one, and as an expat, it can be difficult to navigate the twisting chambers of Indonesia’s bureaucratic immigration laws.
  4. The weather follows two distinct seasons: dry and wet, and Bali remains warm and humid days throughout the year. The dry season is from May to September. This offers sunny days and an average temperature of 31 degrees Celsius. The Wet season is October to April with occasional downpours of rain and overcast skies. The Windy months are between June and August.
  5. ​​​​​​​Property- Bali operates strict zoning laws and regulations. Heights of buildings are restricted and at the end of 2015, the government re-clarified the legal framework for a Hak Pakai “right to use” certificate that allows resident foreigners to purchase a single freehold property for a period of 30 years which can be extended.