Denpasar is the capital city of Bali Island. It is a major hub that connects tourists to the many attractions in Bali Island. The name Denpasar originates from the Balinese words "den", meaning north, and "pasar", meaning market, which indicates the city's origins as a market-town, on the site of Kumbasari Market. Denpasar has various attractions by itself. White sandy beaches can be found all over the island. Those who enjoy surfing may visit Serangan Island. On the other hand, Sanur beach has calmer waters and is perfect for sunbathing. In the Denpasar area, all kinds of Balinese handicrafts are represented in local shops. These include artwork, pottery, textiles, and silver. Batik cloth and clothes are especially famous and sold all over the city as it showcases the beauty and intricacies of Balinese culture.
The best time to enjoy the best of Denpasar's beaches and tropical wonders would be between April and September. However, the best weather comes in May, June and July. During these months, the weather is usually sunny and the heat is not too intense as it is tempered down by the breeze. Occasionally, there would be some brief downpours or thunderstorms, although it is more likely to happen at night and in the early mornings. For festival-goers, the best time of the year to visit Denpasar is in March, as most of the best festivals take place during this time. Surfers and other water sports lovers can catch the best waves from May till October.
Kalibo International Airport – The KaliboInternational Airport is an international airport that serves the area of Kalibo, the capital province of Aklan, Philippines. The airport is only a 5-minute drive from Kalibo Town and a 10-minute drive to the Bakhawan Mangrove Forest, one of Kalibo's most popular tourist attractions. Kalibo Airport is only a 75-minute shuttle or van ride to Boracay Island's main port of entry in Caticlan. The airport is equipped with duty-free stores, souvenir shops, as well as small cafes and canteens for dining. Besides that, massage services and a children's play area is available at the airport's ground level. There are ticket booths for buses, chartered vans, and private cars directly outside the arrival terminal of Kalibo Airport.
Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport – Ngurah Rai International Airport is the main airport serving Bali Island. The airport is located 13 kilometres south of Denpasar. The airport got its name from the Balinese hero, I Gusti Ngurah Rai, who died valiantly in the battle against the Dutch in 1946. The airport has two passenger terminals; the domestic terminal and international terminal. The terminals are also equipped with prayer rooms, smoking areas, showers and massage services. Various lounge areas are provided for its visitors, such as children's play areas and cinemas. Taxi counters offering metered and fixed fares can be found after customs on the arrivals level and outside of the terminal.
Denpasar is located in Bali island, which is located just a few degrees south of the equator. It has a tropical climate which makes it hot all year round. However, it has a rainy season from November to March, and a relatively dry season from April to October, although some downpour can still occur. During the rainy season, it usually rains a couple of hours in the morning and in the afternoon. Meanwhile, the sun shines for the rest of the day. Temperatures in Denpasar are high and uniform all throughout the year. They are slightly higher from October to March when the daily average is around 27 °C (81 °F), and a bit lower from June to September, when the daily average is around 26 °C (79 °F). In the rainy season, the air can feel quite muggy due to the high humidity.