The Underwater world of Bali is just as fascinating as the rest of this picturesque destination. It is like the palette of God where colours are merged with shapes, creating creatures absolutely delightful to the eyes. Once you delve in the Ocean you will be captivated by the Eden that spreads itself before your eyes. The mundane lifestyle of the many inhabitants of the ocean will tantalize you and the many corals and sponges that throb with life will awe you.
Blessed with such a rich and breathtaking marine life, it really comes as no surprise that diving and snorkelling are some of the most sought after activities indulged in by visitors to Bali. The Indonesian Ocean in general has an abundant marine life but there also exist specific spots that give you a concentration of your favourite species of various colours. One of the most popular spots in the Balinese Ocean is the Marine national Park. Located in North West Bali, this is one spot blessed with extra clear waters and plenty of cute little clown fish, anemones, sea cucumbers, star fish and sea urchins. The colours in this part of the sea are glamorous and plenty of Park rangers are available to take you around this area.
The Tulamben is also another famous spot known for the ship wreck of USAT liberty. For all those who like a little underwater adventure, the North East side of Bali has much to offer. Amed is also found in this area and makes a heavenly spot for snorkelling; the soft corals fond here is very unique and gorgeous. There is also an abundant collection of fish in varying sizes.
Several locations in East Bali are also readily available for diving. Housing plenty of sharks among other fish, it shows you a wilder side of the waters of Bali.
The above locations are only some names from the plethora of gorgeous diving spots available in Bali. Many of the hotels in Seminyak provide ample information in this area along with whatever gear necessary to indulge in these sports. A popular name is the W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak. This 5 star hotel Seminyakhas is the best there is of its kind.
Jayani Senanayake is a writer who dabbles in travel and all things exotic. Under the pseudonym of Calliope Sage, she writes of the allures that must simply be discovered. Google+