I'm visiting Bali in February and i know that it's rain season. But how bad does it rain usually? like the entire day? or just showers in the morning and good in the afternoon? If it's raining a lot..which area in Bali should i stay (where they have at least some indoor places to visit). Many thanks.
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Wet Monsoon Season
Bali's wet monsoon season is Oct-April, however it seems like it will start late this year, estimation mid-late December to Febuary or March. Rain can for last one day in Bali, but in the morning it oftens pours the least.
Bali's Popular Area (in no order):
Ubud, Nusa Dua, Seminyak, Kuta, Canggu, Uluwatu, Kuta, Sanur, Jimbaran.
During the raining season, I would highly reccommend Seminyak. It is the center of Bali's hot spot, offering many of the islands best bars, restaurants, hotels, villas and non-outdoor activities. The area is possible to travel by foot (and umbrella), short walking distance to the beach.
Seminyak is nearby many popular areas such as Nusa Dua Beach(15min drive), Uluwatu(20min), Canggu(5min), Kuta, (15min), Airport (10min) for reference.
Other reccomendations: Nusa Dua, Jimbaran.
Places to Avoid: Ubud, or anywhere near the mountain.
Tips: Take flights that arrives morning or midday (avoid long rainfall delays), bring mosquito repellant! Your hotel SHOULD offer you free umbrellas.
Summary: You should be able to enjoy many activities in Bali during the rainy season, there are alot of places to discover indoor as well as outdoor, regardless of the rainfall.
Enjoy your trip!
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Not bad at all.
In fact it is a beautiful rain.....