Namaste, Bali, you great big beauty, you. Impossibly pretty, this is the island that's big on green and even bigger on golden beaches. An untrodden slice of enticing paradise, littered only by hidden temples and a whole heap of hedonism, it may be popular but with so many corners of untouched serenity, it’s easy to find your own chunk of gorgeous.
If you like your holidays to have more charm than materialistic commodities, and your downtime to be spent in total tranquillity rather than the go-go-go, Bali is pure escapism at its most relaxed. But beware, this one’s dangerously seductive.