Current Bali Issues – Traffic Congestion
Over the last 10 years, Bali has seen a growth in native Indonesian population of 10% from 3 million to nearly 3.5 million residents and a growth in the domestic and international tourism sector of at least 100% in that time. The amount of new buildings which are constantly being constructed is astonishing and what […]...
Unusual Experiences in Bali – The Telephone Exchange
Many years ago, during the transition from the Suharto Era to fledgling democracy, The Balinese had a few days of civil unrest. In the typically naïve fashion of the island, this took the form of cutting down a few trees and some minor destruction of property. One of these properties was the Kerobokan telephone exchange […]...
Current Bali Issues – The Rubbish Dilemma
In The West we have had many years to formulate a social and political policy towards the use and disposal of the packaging materials which constitute the bulk of Bali’s refuse issues. For many centuries, the Balinese would buy their bungkus, ‘take away’ meals in brown paper and banana leaves. These would serve as a […]...
Things to Do in Bali – Bali Treetop Adventure Park
High in Bali’s mountain range, slightly west of centre, lie the fertile lands of Bedugal, Bali’s premiere garden region. It is here that most of the salad is produced for the kitchens of the hotels and Bali villas for rent as well as that sold in the shops. The weather is several degrees cooler here […]...
Bali Spa Review – #5 – Glo Day Spa, Jl. Kunti, Seminyak
Glo Day Spa opened in Seminyak in 2005 and later in Sanur on the other side of Bali’s southern isthmus. Their main focus is salon and beauty treatments and their range is quite astonishing. The salon is modern, clean and well appointed with smart, smiling staff in attendance. When I arrive there has been some […]...
Bali Spa Review – #4 – Jari Menari Spa – Nusa Dua
Jari Menari have two spas in Bali, one in Seminyak and the other in Nusa Dua and their all-male masseuses provide a range of powerful, deep tissue and other treatments. They are well established as one of the premiere massage training schools in the region and are not affiliated with any hotels or Bali villas […]...
Bali Spa Review – #3 – Waroeng Djamoe Spa – Tugu Hotel
The Tugu Hotel was primarily created, so the story goes, as a home for the owners burgeoning collection of outstanding Indonesian antiquities and, as such, has no need to compete with Bali villas for rent. The hotel appeals to a more select clientele who appreciate the finer things and everywhere in the Tugu hotel the […]...
Bali Spa Review – #2 – Rumah Marapu at Desa Seni
From the moment you arrive at Desa Seni you know you are in for something special. Created by long-term Bali residents, it is a celebration of the best of Indonesian village life and is arranged as a village with examples of architecture from all over the archipelago. Gardens and lawns are well manicured without becoming […]...
Bali Spa Review – #1 Mandara Spa at The Padma Hotel
During their stay in a Bali villa, most people will want to take a spa treatment. This is the first of a series of reviews of the great range of superb treatments available within minutes of your Bali villa rental which will become one of the enduring memories of your vacation. Mandara Spa at The […]...
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So What's New in Bali - Villas in Seminyak are very popular right now. The area has grown considerably over the past 5 years and is home to some of the best dining, bars, clubs and boutiques on the island. Other popular locations include Umalas, Canggu, Seseh, Jimbaran and the Bukit Peninsular.
New in 2015 – We are updating our Hotel pages to reflect the changing market here in Bali. Our new range of properties will include villa complexes that are run as a hotel and affordable boutique resorts which have become so popular over the past 2 years. We will start adding the first of these in January so remember to bookmark us and check on the latest additions each month.
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