General Information

With over 13,000 islands, Indonesia is the world's most expansive archipelago. Bali is one of the larger islands, with a predominantly Hindu population of 4 million inhabitants and an agrarian economy. A tropical haven with a relaxed pace, Bali features splendid beaches, friendly people and a warm climate.

Time zone

GMT +8 hours

Languages
Although there are 583 languages and dialects spoken in the archipelago, Bahasa Indonesia is the national language of Bali. English is widely spoken in the tourist centres as well as some knowledge of other languages.

Electrical system
Local voltage is 220-240 volts AC. Villa Puri Segara has 110-volt shaver adapters available with occasional sockets for international plugs. Please see our link to World Electricity.

Shopping hours
Daily 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Working hours
Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Banks and government offices are closed on Saturday and Sunday (and numerous Public Holidays!).

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