Bali is a popular tourist destination, which has seen a significant rise in tourists since the 1980s. Also known as Island of the Gods. It has varied scenery, from hills, mountains, rugged coastline & sandy beaches, paddy terraces, geothermal, lakes, culture, spiritual and corals & bio diverse marine species. It is located at the western most end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. Its capital, Denpasar, is located in the southern part of the island.