Bali tourism have a negative impact on the social life of the people of Bali. Residents of Bali became more thinking on the life of materialism. Material life makes people more interested in money than in the relatives and the environment. All assessed with money. Without money life will be complicated and chaotic. Thus emerged the notion that the true God is money. The money is credited in Bali.
In addition, adverse effects on tourism in Bali is a lifestyle that is done by young people of Bali, which is leading to negative things. Alcohol and drugs are becoming a trend and show off the action for a group of youths in Bali. Drunk in the street and in public places with friends. Those who had drunk sometimes make trouble. Alcohol beverages sold freely in Bali, on the grounds that Bali is a tourist destination visited by foreign tourists. While foreign tourists require alcoholic beverages to suit their lifestyle. However, excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages by young people of Bali, not with wise and necessary. So that there are no benefits.
Not only alcoholic beverages, drugs are also increasingly disturbing life of Balinese people. Drugs go to Bali and taken by local and foreign tourists. One drug cases in Bali international attention is the Bali Nine. They are citizens of Australia who become drug trafficking syndicate in Bali and Australia.
Drugs in Bali is very easy to obtain. Balinese youth with promiscuity and high mobility, access is very easy to obtain drugs. So that the youth of Bali very easily become addicted to drugs, and drug dependence. Drugs circulating in Bali is part of the adverse impact on the tourism industry in Bali.
Other adverse impacts of tourism in Bali is the decreasing amount of agricultural land. Most of the Balinese people working as farmers. Farmers in Bali assembled in a traditional organization called Subak. Now the existence of Subak worsen and danger of being lost. As a result of the rapid development of tourism in Bali. Resulted in the number of migrants in Bali is increasing rapidly. The number of growing population impact on the needs of the growing houses. So it requires a lot of land to build homes.
Rice fields in Bali are turning an advanced functions housing complex. Even housing in Bali has been separated from the traditional organization in Bali. Those who build different communities with local residents, competition for local residents to social livers. Whereas traditional organization in Bali has a positive impact to sustain the culture and traditions that have been long ago.
Besides this, the adverse effects of Bali tourism can also be felt on the changing nature of the social life of the people of Bali. Social life is getting away from the sense of togetherness and family. All calculated with money and material. There is no sense of hospitality and family. Money becomes a priority in touch. Corruption became commonplace. Even in traditional and religious activities, money becomes a priority in a relationship with God.
Not only that, the adverse effects of the most heartbreaking is prostitution is increasingly widespread in Bali. Prostitution is part of tourism, it is a fact that can not be denied. Tourists who feel lonely, in need of a friend to relieve the loneliness while in Bali. Prostitution is an option for tourists who feel lonely. This practice has existed in Bali since Indonesian independence. However, growing in line with the growth of tourism in Bali. In a few places and the area has become a center of prostitution. Even Sanur whichis prostitution center in Bali.
Prostitution adversely affect the mindset and can lead to social and health problems. Transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases are becoming increasingly worrying in Bali. Bali is the island with the number of people living with HIV were very much. All of the estimated stems from drugs and prostitution. Free sex is a part of the adverse effects of prostitution in Bali.
There are many adverse effects generated from tourism in Bali. All effects can not be perceived separately without linking with other existing problems. The problem becomes very complex and systemic. Any adverse impacts can not be addressed without overhauling all of the life that has been dependent on tourism and material life.