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PERTIWI RESORT & SPA Experience Tranquility of Mother Earth Pertiwi means Mother Earth. It’s an exotic name that is well known in the heartland of Ubud. A perfect retreat for those who appreciate informality and total privacy but want to be close to Ubud’s tourist interests and cultural centres.

Pertiwi Bisma 1 Bisma Street Ubud, T: +62 (0) 361 978018 / F:+62 (0) 361 978017 email: info@pertiwihotels.com, web: www.pertiwihotels.com

Considering the central but quiet location, the space and facilities are set in a compound with a green and tropical landscape. New renovated hotels, with its simplistic design covered by alang-alang roof, long glass window and bamboo hand-woven ceiling are reflecting its Balinese stylish combined with modern touch. With two swimming pools and proximity to either Monkey forest and Ubud’s King Palace, just a door step to find many tourist activities, shops are right on the main road in front of the resort a few minute walk to the museums and rice field, represents outstanding value offer not just an accommodation but unforgettable experience to recharge your energy.

Pertiwi Resort and Spa: Monkey Forest St, Ubud, Bali T : +62 (0) 361 975 236 / F: +62 (0) 361 975 559 E: sales@pertiwiresort.com www.pertiwiresort.com

Pertiwi Bisma 2 Bisma street Ubud, T: +62 (0) 361 981386 / F: +62 (0) 361 981385 email: info@pertiwihotels.com, web: www.pertiwihotels.com


Bali’s Ultimate Ocean View Resort Overlooking The Surf At Uluwatu

Imagine Private Villa Living With A Backdrop Exposed To The Elements Of The Ocean Waking up in your own private villa looking out to the sparkling Indian Ocean. Stroll down for a surf, then relax all day at one of our spectacular ocean view pools. Sunset cocktails poolside or your private deck, followed by a seafood experience in our first class restaurant. Sleep to the sound of the ocean as the evening sky sparkles with ten thousand dancing stars. Blue Point Bay Villas & Spa offer you a choice of Presidential Villa, Honeymoon Villa, Pool Villa, Jacuzzi Villa, Split Two Storey Villa, Two Story Villa and Deluxe Room.

Two halfes of one soul united, destined to be together throughout eternity. Let the journey to eternity begins in a Blue Point Chapel on the tip of the top of Uluwatu cliff and overlooking the breathtaking sunset view. Bali’s most Romantic Wedding Chapel & Receptions, Event Party, Seafood, Mediterranean, Asian, BBQ, In Room Dinning, Day Spa, Massage, Aromatherapy and Facials.

Convert Your Dream Into Reality At Blue Point Bay Villas & Spa Luxury Ocean Front Cliff Villas The best place for Holiday, Dining, Wedding and the amazing place for Surfing & Event Party Jl. Labuansait, Uluwatu 80364, Ph:+62 (0) 361 769 888 / 3009729-31, Fax.+62 (0) 361 769 889, 3009728 Email : info@bluepointbayvillas.com, Website : www.bluepointbayvillas.com


Caz Villa offers something different to provide guests with good relaxation away from the bustle of the city that offers an energy blast of happiness. Caz Villa blends harmony with nature that is rich in the native traditions of Bali. Harmonious sky and blue sea, combined with mountains and lush green rice fields, make a soothing ritual for the soul of all ages to help create a remote heaven; world seeped in comfort and tranquility.

Blending modern and traditional Western design, Caz Villa is one of the villas to have a stunning and secluded setting overlooking the mountains, the sea and surrounded by rice fields, only a short drive away from the many cultural activities nearby. A relaxing facility, offering the right thing and support in such an atmosphere that allows guests to truly lose themselves in Bali. The Caz Villa provides Airport pickup and transfers, private housekeepers, cooks, same day laundry service, grocery shopping (20% added from total grocery) and in house restaurant services, in house Balinese massage, a personal driver, car and motor bike rentals, babysitting and catered private parties. The Caz Villa has 24 hour reception and security.

Desa Bengkel, Br Telengis, Kediri - Bali T: +62 361 21150202 / E: Info@cazvilla.com www.cazvillawellnezz.com


Vulcano at Kuta Beach Have you ever heard about the Vulcano Pizza at Kuta beach? It’s amazing what the Pizza specialists in Papa’s Limoncello are able to create. The Vulcano Pizza is a must try when you stay in Bali. It is shaped like a Vulcano and on the table it will burn like a Vulcano. Inside the “Vulcano” you will find a large variety of ingredients. Although you share the pizza with your friend you won’t go home hungry. No wonder that the Vulcano Pizza is decorated with an award as best main course in Bali. And the Vulcano pizza is not the only excellent dish at Papa’s Limoncello. The distinguished Seafood Platter we must also highlight the delicious Pasta dishes or the admirable Desserts. Papa’s Limoncellos team take full care that all operations are done in an environment-sparing way. Chef Stefano and his team strictly don’t use any MSG or other artificial additives, with the result that all meals have the authentic and original taste of Italy. Papa’s Limoncello is the loveliest Italian restaurant we have visited in Bali. It’s easy to find. From Beachwalk at Kuta you just follow the beach road and after 800 meter you will find Papa’s Limoncello on the right side. Open, daily from 10am till late. Voted: Best Italian Pizza in Bali 2005 (Best Magazine ) Best Desserts in Bali 2005 ( Hellobali Magazine ) Best Main Course in Bali 2006 ( Hellobali Magazine ) Best Mediteranean Restaurant in Bali 2006 Best Restaurant 2008 ( Indonesia Tatler ) Bali Best Restaurant 2004 Indonesia Best Restaurant 2009 ( Indonesia Tatler ) Jl. Pantai Kuta, Legian – Bali T: +62 (0) 361 755 055 / 750 751 / E: info@limoncellobali.com Papas Limoncello / @papasbali www.limoncellobali.com


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Show “Travelling Bali” to the cashier and get a 25% Discount at Mango Spa Bali Brasco (Until 31th May 2014) Bali Brasco is the centre of sophisticated lifestyle, a one-stop shopping and entertainment centre. It’s a flawless spot for everyone who wants to taste the real combination of traditional rhythms with a modern touch on every detail. Bali Brasco Factory Outlet, Bags & Shoes Boutique The newest look of Bali Brasco Bags & Shoes Outlet is presented to you with a wide selection of bags & shoes from the leading brands with the most up to date models to suit your needs as a shopalcholic. Mango Spa and Mango Salon & Nail at Bali Brasco Mango Spa acts as a retreat to balance your body, mind and soul through it”s fabulous treatments. Mango Spa offers a little something special for everyone by making the most out of your precious time. A range of treatments for everyone”s needs are offered, using only the finest quality products. All treatments are conducted by well trained therapists in a cozy atmosphere, with a very competitive price. Our Spa Treatment Traditional Aromatherapy Massage, Aromatherapy Stone Massage, Slimming Massage, Belly, Breast and Butt Massage. Royal Foot and Hand Care, Traditional Fresh Aloe Vera-Facial, Warm Stones Relaxing Facial, Ear Candle Therapy, Traditional Lulur Spa, Fruity Body Scrub, Body Scrub & Mask Therapy, Sunburn Therapy, All About Coffee, Mango Luxury Therapy and Mango Royal Indulgence.

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C o n t ents Cover Story Uluwatu is one of Bali’s most sacred places of worship. This temple is a classic example of traditional Balinese architecture. You can feed the monkeys, but watch out they can be greedy. Enjoy the inspiring view of the cliffs and if you are lucky, you may spot some dolphins or turtles in the sea below. Sunset is definitely the time to visit Uluwatu, a place that is also known for its Kecak Dancers. Cover By: Kiryadi

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BALI - THE PLACE WITH HIGHEST TEMPLE DENSITY IN THE WORLD.

Without a doubt, there is no other place in the world with a temple density higher than the one in Bali.

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A HIDDEN ATTRACTION FOR THOSE THAT PREFER SMALLER CROWDS.

Introducing about Bingin beach as one of a hidden attraction for those that prefer smaller crowds.

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BALI SECTIONS.

Shopping, Restaurants, Adventure, Spa & Wellness, Accommodation, and Weddings.

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SIGHTSEEING.

You can find useful information about tourisem place in Bali.

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BALI’S REGENCIES.

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RECOMMENDED TOURS

On here you can find even more tour suggestions and other useful information.

Denpasar, Bangli, Karangasem, Buleleng, Jembrana, Klungkung, Tabanan, Badung and Gianyar.

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BALI MAPS

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BALI’S MOST EXCLUSIVE. Introducing the most exclusive place in Bali.

Jimbaran & Uluwatu, Nusa Dua & Tanjung Benoa, Ubud, Sanur, Seminyak & Petitenget, Kuta & Legian.

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I GUSTI NGURAH RAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

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News of Angkasa Pura 1 and Ngurah Rai International Airport .

ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR TOURISTS DESTINATIONS ON EVERYBODY’S DAY TRIP!!

Introducing about Besakih temple as one of the most popular tourists destinations on everybody’s day trip.

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TOURIST INFORMATION. @ Ayodya Resort.Bali

Important Addresses and Telephone Numbers in Bali.


PREFACE In prevailing circumstances, the business environment surrounding the aviation and airport industries is changing rapidly. In view of the increased global competition between airports, Angkasa Pura Airports must strengthen and fortify its functions to establish its position as a key domestic and international hub. We are currently managing 13 airports throughout central and eastern Indonesia, one of the main airports is Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport. In aggregate, our total number of customers for 2012 reached 65.5 million passengers, an increase of 13.8% compared to the previous year. With a view of competing with other major airports in Asia to attract services and recognizing the fact that the passengers favorite airports are ultimately the airlines choice. Angkasa Pura Airports will aim to meet the distinctively polarized and diverse needs of the aviation market. Terminal building capacity at Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport is undergoing expansion now and we will seek to give a fresh new look to our commercial facilities by attracting new tenants and improving the environment. This will be done by taking into account the characteristics and shop composition of our existing commercial facilities. The construction of the new Ngurah Rai Bali International terminal building will increase the airports capacity by up to 25 million passengers a year. This Ngurah Rai project is targeted to be operational by October 2013, by expanding its capacity from 80.000m2 to 190.000m2. As this airport facilitaties the cross-border flow of goods and people, we will strive to stay abreast with the growth in aviation demand and to provide high standards of safety and service. We also pursue new business opportunities on the core of our existing business to achieve corporate growth. Angkasa Pura Airports are committed to ensuring safe and functional airport operations. We will continue to strive and become an attractive airport with the advantages of being trusted and preferred by travelers, airlines, other customers using our airport or with whom we work with. Angkasa Pura Airports supports Travelling Bali.


OM SWASTIASTU There are a variety choices when you are having holiday in Bali, which offers Spiritual tourism to thousands of Hinduism temples and other religious places, becomes a reflection of the relationship between the human and the creator. Bali is an island which is very limited in natural resources, but rich in cultural resources. Bali’s culture has been influenced by the Hindu religion from early on with grace and temperance, which has roots in a very long history making it intrinsically very inviting for tourism in Bali. As world tourism and one of the cultural based tourism destinations, Bali, currently needs a means of Promotion and have potency in linking local, regional, national, and the world cultures. Travelling Bali has a simple mission to promote Bali both domestic tourists and foreign tourists. First appearing in 2013 and fast becoming the resource of choice for both Bali residents and guests. The publisher of Travelling Bali, fully expects this to provide great benefits especially to the tourists who come to Bali.

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Bali Government Tourism Office “Please Enjoy The Beauty Of This Paradise Island!!”

The Promotion Team of Dinas Pariwisata Bali welcomes all vacationers to “The Island of the Gods”. Experience an amazing and unique culture, pamper yourself with a traditional Balinese Massage, enjoy Babi Guling (Suckling Pig - Bali’s most popular traditional food) or chose from a wide range of activities. Thank YOU ALL for visiting Bali and please enjoy your stay!

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Mr Tjok Bagus Pemayun (Head of the Promotion Section Bali Government Office) and A.A Ngurah Ketut Parwa (staff of promotion) are presenting a souvenir to the Governor of East Java and his wife at Majapahit Travel Fair 2013 in Surabaya.

Mr. Tjok Bagus Pemayun (Head of the Promotion Section Bali Government Office) is explaining some information to visitors of the Bali Government Tourism booth on ITB Berlin 2013.

I Ketut Yadnya Winarta (staff of the Promotion Bali Government Tourism Office) is explaining tourist information to visitors of the Bali Government Tourism booth on JATA Travel Showcase 2012 in Tokyo Japan.


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@ Uluwatu Temple

Bali – The Place With Highest Temple Density In The World Without a doubt, there is no other place in the world with a temple density higher than the one in Bali. Even for Balinese it is partially very hard to figure out the history or meaning of a special temple as we have many myths and stories behind them, from time to time 3 and more. This has something to do with the fact that different villages have shared bigger temples and every village has developed over a longer period of time an own story. A legend about Gunung Kawi for example, a temple containing different tombs which are carved into the mountain and reminding more to a South American Maya Temple located in an undiscovered lush green jungle area, then a Balinese tradition temple, tells it was carved from a giant within one night. Another interesting story we hear about Lempuyang temple. It is not documented when Lempuyang Temple was exactly built but legends say that when mother earth was only 70 years old, the island of Bali was unstable and earthquakes happened daily. The god Pacupati, who resides in Mount Sumeru saw this condition and asked his three children to stabilize Bali. He sent Hyang Gni Jaya, Hyang Putra Jaya and Dewi Danu to Bali to reside in three different places; Dewi Danu on Mount Batur, Hy-

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ang Putra Jaya on Mount Agung, and Hyang Gni Jaya in Lempuyang Luhur Temple. This legend bears a resemblance to the one we know from Mount Batur. = already corrected!!! Or the story about Batukaru Temple. A Balinese King named Panji Sakit, who wanted to expand his empire, attacked Batukaru. For some reason Panji Sakit also wanted to damage Batukaru Temple. As soon as he had started to damage the temple, the King and his soldiers were attacked by thousands and thousands of bees and their mission failed. Serious documentations about temples can be found in “Lontars”, which are palm leaf manuscripts in Asia. The oldest existing ones date back to 500 BC, the oldest ones in Bali, shown at


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Lontar Museum Gedong Kirtya, are‌ years old. Gedong Kirtya is the only museum in the world which shows a Lontar collection. It is interesting to hear that some names are always mentioned in the Lontars when it comes up to temples. Regarding to these old manuscripts Dang Hyang Nirartha is one of them. Dang Hyang Nirartha was a chief counselor of a Javanese King. He felt in Love with one of the patrons wife and had to leave Java in 1537.

watu temple or Bat cave temple are attributed to him. If you are now interest in temples and a Bali Newbi, we highly recommend to see Bratan Temple. It is located on the shores of Bratan lake about 1240 meters above the sea level. The climate there is already completely different and the area invites you for a stroll or some watersports. A perfect place to go for everybody. Monkey Lovers should not miss to see Uluwatu temple, a cliff edged temple with plenty of wildlife monkeys. If you are travelling with kids, definitely go there. A wide range of temples and stories can be found on: www.travellingbali.com To all those who like to explore Bali’s temples on there own it is highly recommended to download our Application for every device which includes a GPS navigation to all main attractions.

After arriving in Bali he was the founder of the three temple system in Bali. Every village still follows this philosophy and the temple for Brahma (the god of creation) is facing the mountain, the Vishnu temple (the maintainer and protector) is based in the middle of the village and for Shiva (the destroyer) the temple is facing the ocean. Also the Lontars tell about Mpu Kuturan, a travelling priest. Batukaru Temple, the Shrines at Ulu-

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Dolphins @ Lovina

The Double Edged Keris (sword) of Bali Every fast developing tourist destination in the world has two sides to its blades. The first area, and surely the most popular one, is known asa mass tourism place such as Kuta or Seminyak. Everyone who has stayed in Bali will have experienced at least one of these areasand seen the Bali Lifestyle in that region. On the other hand what about the other side of the Keris’s blade? Has everyone that has stayed in Kuta, made a trip to Bali’s northern part to see the National park or have they been to Singaraja, Lovina or Candi Dasa? Unfortunately it is sad but true that plenty of the tourists coming to the island of the gods only see it as a low cost island with great opportunities for food and spa treatments. The following article is aimed at all those people whoso farhaven’t heard or have ignored Bali’s other side, the wonderful culture, the outstanding fauna and flora and the opportunity to chill out in a segregated area. It is directed at all those who are looking for a chance to take great walks, hikes or cycling tours in a cool, fresh area that is 1,500meters or moreabove sea level in an outstanding mountainous area. It has been written for all those who are looking for an opportunity to see wild dolphins, buffalo races, deer or fantastic marina wildlife in some of the great snorkeling areas that are just waiting to be explored. Last but by no means least this article is ad-

dressed to all those people who want to cross the Kuta or Seminyak boarder and increase their knowledge by experiencing the second face of Bali (side or the other side of the Keris), the traditional and original face (side)! We hope you are one of these people. In the regency of Karangasem in the north west of Bali, lies Candi Dasa, it’s a great place to stay overnight and the perfect placetostart explorations of the many cultural highlights which are nestled around this area. In addition to this, Candi Dasa has some extremely charming restaurants, such as the “Lotus Sea view Restaurant”, which offers a wonderful ocean view and the perfect place to have Dinner. Close to Candi Dasa, nestled in the hills around this area, you can find Tenganan village. The traditions and practices of this village may sound very strange to you but isn’t it worth seeing a village where only the inhabitants are allowed to marry each other andvisitors of the village are prohibited from staying overnight? The Taman Ujung Water palace, Winner of tripadvisor’s “Travellers’ Choice Award 2013”, Tirta Gangga the former Royal Palace of Krangasem, rated on tripadvisor 4.5/5 and Lempuyang Temple one of Bali’s 9 key directional temples that faces a variety of lakes, mountains and oceans are also located close to Candi Dasa and should not be missed during your trip. Even if youhave already booked your hotel in Bali, it is worth taking a driver and staying overnight in Candi Dasa, a wonderful place located on the northeast coast of Bali. travelling Bali highly recommends the following tour! Satisfaction guaranteed (for more travelling BALI recommendations please go to www.travellingbali.com)


ter. Furthermore, plenty of wonderful waterfalls, such as the Gitgit waterfall, with their fresh water 35 poolsgive you the opportunity to take a dip and cool down whilst on your day trip. The following Tour with an overnight stay away from the hustle and bustle in the south, combines as does the previous recommendation, great things to see in Bali with a family friendly environment, the following tour is highly recommended.

Day 1 08:00 – Hotel Pick up 09:30 – 10:00 – KertaGosa – Klungkungs former high royal court 10:30 – 12:00 – Kusamba Salt Making and Fish Market 12:10 – 13:10 – Lunch Stop on the way to the Bat Cave Temple 13:15 – 13:45 – Black Sandy Beach Stroll and the Bat Cave Temple 14:15 – 16:30 – Snorkeling at Padang Bai 17:00 – Hotel Check in Candi Dasa Day 2 10:00 – Check Out 10:30 – 11:30 – Tenganan Traditional Village 12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch in Candi Dasa 14:00 – 15:00 – TheTaman Ujung Waterpalace 15:45 – 16:45 – Tirta Gangga 17:30 – The Lempuyang Temple Additional Information: Please prepare your own water in case you want to climb about 1,700 stairs and be aware of thieving monkeys! Don’t wear caps, accessories, glasses and so on. Another place which is highly recommended for an overnight stay is Lovina. The name of this neat city is derived from the word ‘lovely’ in Indonesian, which already speaks for itself. Lovina is very popular for dolphin watching which usually starts at 6 o’clock in the morning. For this reason alone an overnight stay in Lovina is already highly recommended. The Northern area is also very popular for its unique hot springs. The Banjar Hot Spring for example is operated professionally, provides lockers and changing rooms and is great fun to spend some time in the lovely warm water, which is roughly 38 degrees.This environment is very family friendly and a great day out if you are travelling with kids. In addition to this, all the hot springs have, due to the sulfurous water, a healing charac-

Day One: 08:00 – Pick up from the Hotel 09:30 – 10:15 – Taman Ayun 11:30 – 12:30 – Jatiluwih 13:15 – 14:00 –The Botanical Garden 14:10 – 14:20 – The Candi Kuning Fruit Market 14:30 – 15:30 – Lake Bratan 16:15 – 17:15 – The Gitgit Waterfall 18:00 – Check in at Lovina Day Two: 05:30 – Check out 06:00 – 10:00 – Dolphin watching, snorkeling, relaxing on the beach 11:00 – 13:30 – The Banjar Hot Spring and Lunch 14:30 – 14:45 – The Papuan Rice terrace 15:45 – 16:30 – Alas Kedaton 17:00 – 19:00 – A Tanah Lot dinner and sunset For everybody, but especially for all those who think they havealready seen everything in Bali, it is highly recommended that you visit our website www.travellingbali.com. On here you can find even more tour suggestions and other useful information that you can’t find anywhere else on the island. Find the latest discounts, get to know where the happy hours can be found, read the latest news and press releases or get some general recommendations from travelling BALI. The website is still under an updating progress but it already offers you a massive amount of data that you can’t even handle over 5 days. Enjoy Bali with travelling BALI and all our partners.

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One Of The Most Popular Tourits Destinations On Everybody’s Day Trip! Mother Temple, also named Besakih Temple or Pura Besakih Bali, is located in the village of Besakih (Rendang Sub-district, Karangasem) right at the foot of Mount Agung, in the eastern part of Bali. As its name already states, it is the mother of all temples and not just one of Bali’s most important temples; it is the most important one in Bali! Besakih Temple is located about 1,000 meters above sea level and finally it is the highest substantial public temple complex. Besakih Temple dates back to about the 10th century (the same age as Tirta Empul Temple) and is actually a complex consisting of about 30 singular temples, with hundreds of shrines, dedicated to the helpers of the gods. When you have finally reached Pura Penataran Agung Besakih, the highest temple of the Mother Temple complex, you will be rewarded with unimaginable views and a fabulous, spiritual feeling. Obviously, the most marvellous things in Bali also have a reverse side to the coin. As the Mother Temple is a very popular tourist place, you will be asked for money at every single corner. A guide offers his knowledge here, a seller his products there and obviously you have to pay for the en-

Balinese Ceremony @ Besakih Temple

trance as well. Additionally you will probably get forced to buy a Sarong for 50 USD which is 3-4 times of the real value. Before you enter the temple complex, Besakih Temple can easily become annoying, especially if you can’t handle pushy people. As Besakih temple plays such a big role in Balinese tradition and it is a tremendous and imposing complex it is therefore hard to say: “If you can’t handle these situations, stay away from Pura Besakih and see other major temples on Bali such as Pura Luhur Uluwatu (Uluwatu Temple) or Tirta Empul Temple (Pura Tirta Empul) just to name a few” but unfortunately this is a fact. Although for those who don’t mind at all and make this tour to Bali’s holiest temple will explore a terrific complex with stunning views from the top level!


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A Hidden Attraction For Those That Prefer Smaller Crowds. Balangan Beach is located in the Bukit, in the south west of Bali. This place is a real hidden gem and “The Golden Sand Area” is well worth a visit. Situated under a massive cliff, Balangan Beach is not easy to find but precisely for this reason this wonderful beauty offers nearly full privacy. Apart from some surfers who enjoy the fantastic waves in this area you will only meet some other tourists who found this place by coincidence. A public parking place on top of the cliff is provided and the access to Balangan Beach is very easy, you just have to handle the stairs down the cliff to the beach. Because of the massive waves, Balangan Beach is not highly recommended for swimming but offers another opportunity which is rare to find somewhere else in Bali, a romantic cliff edge wedding with stunning sunset views! In case you plan to get married, Balangan Cliff will make the most important day in your life simply unforgettable. Wedding agents in Bali offer ceremonies in every price class. Starting from around 2,000 USD and the sky is the limit. In case you haven’t booked your hotel yet, basic accommodation around Balangan Beach is provided for as little as 20 USD. The rooms are obviously not equipped with an air conditioner but those who are happy with only a

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fan can make staying around Balangan Beach a real bargain. Day Trips to Balangan Beach can be perfectly combined with a visit of Uluwatu Temple (cliff edge temple) which is very popular for its wild monkeys. In case you are travelling with kids it has to be mentioned that the cliff around Uluwatu Temple is partially unsecured. On the way back it is highly recommended to make a stop in Jimbaran Bay for a seafood dinner. The local warungs (restaurants), nestled in between the area of Four Seasons and Interconti Hotel, offer real value for money. A 1.5 Kilo Red Snapper, coming with rice, soup, vegetables and different sauces only adds up to about 10 USD and it is enough for two. In addition to this, Jimbaran Bay is a very romantic place and offers a great sunset. Be there at the latest around 6.00 pm.


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SIGHTSEEING Gunung Kawi Temple Gunung Kawi Temple (Pura Gunung Kawi) is a very unique Balinese temple complex, carved into the mountain and located on Pakerisan River, close to Tampak Siring village in the regency of Gianyar. Pura Gunung Kawi bears a resemblance to the South American Maya Temples as it is surrounded by a lush green tropical rain forest and situated on a mountain river.

Panglipuran Village Penglipuran Village in the traditional Balinese countryside is located in the Bangli regency, about an hour and 30 minute trip from Kuta. See the original Balinese way of living, visit traditional houses and talk to the locals. To keep this outstanding cultural attraction going, the family agreement is that the oldest family member has to move back to Penglipuran after both parents have passed away. A must see for Culture Lovers!

Gitgit Waterfall Gitgit Waterfall is located in a plateau, about 300 meters above sea level. It is the height of about 40 meters, surrounded by tropical trees and a lush green environment. The way to Gitgit Waterfall is paved with lots of stalls and on either side of the path you can find some lush plantations (coffee and cloves). The sellers are not aggressive at all and you can finally enjoy a 15 minute walk without getting hassled by anyone.

Banjar Hot Spring Banjar Hot Spring Bali is a very peaceful place where plenty of locals come for relaxation as well. The toilets are clean, well maintained and lockers are available. One of the pools can be described as a kid’s pool and if you are travelling with the whole family, you can splash around with your children here. A local Restaurant provides basic food and cold drinks and some smaller souvenir shops are waiting for you to bargain with them.


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SIGHTSEEING Mount Batur Mount Batur’s original height was about 4,000 meters in prehistoric times. After an enormous eruption nothing was left apart from a large caldera which in 2012 became part of the Global Geopark Network by UNESCO. The actual height of Mount Batur is 1,717 meters. Mount Batur offers a great opportunity to all cycling and trekking fanatics. The Sunrise Trekking Tour is highly recommended to all those who are physically fit.

Sukawati Art Market Sukawati Art Market is the biggest local market in Bali to purchase traditional handicrafts and traditional handmade products, spanning over many blocks on the main road of Sukawati. It can get very interesting when you arrive at the “food department” as this area is extremely local. You should NOT go there if you have a weak constitution! The Trip from Kuta to Sukawati Art Market on average takes one hour.

New Kuta Beach Formerly known as Dreamland, New Kuta Beach looks like it is slowly but steadily transforming into one of Bali’s most luxurious development projects. New Kuta Golf, Klapa Beach Club and Greenpark Waterpark are just some of the projects which have finished over the last couple of years in this area. Enjoy some sunset cocktails at Klapa or play 18 rounds at New Kuta Golf, Bali’s popular cliff edged Golf Course.

Subak Museum About a 45 minute trip away from Kuta, in the regency of Tabanan, you are able to find a very interesting but widely ignored attraction; The Subak Museum. Subak stands for a very ingenious water irrigation management system which was developed in Bali hundreds of years ago but is still in use. A visit to this museum teaches you about Bali’s agricultural tradition with the use of numerous farming related exhibits.


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SIGHTSEEING Monkey Forest The Monkey forest is located in Bali’s cultural capital ‘Ubud’ and roughly an hour’s trip from the major cities in the south. The Monkey forest became one of Bali’s most popular sightseeing destinations and plenty of guides put it on their selection of tours. This is because you can see plenty of wild monkeys and it’s the perfect place to go with kids. Be aware of thieving monkeys and make sure you don’t wear any sunglasses, caps or necklaces and take care of your wallet.

Seminyak Beach Seminyak Beach is very well known. It perfectly combines relaxation, dining and nightlife. As with plenty of other places located on Bali’s west coast, it is a great spot to see Bali’s wonderful sunsets. Plenty of restaurants and beach bars in every price category stretch along the area known as ‘double six’. The most popular beach club there is called Cocoon, it’s very well known for its sophisticated parties such as the Splash Party.

Bird Markets Denpasar The Bird Markets are very local markets. The biodiversity of the shown birds in such a small area is simply amazing and reminds more to a Zoo then a market. Hundreds of birds are waiting for a new owner. However not only Birds can be found at Bali’s major Bird Markets in Denpasar. Puppies, cats, bats, monkeys and other exotic creatures can be bought too. Warning: Most of the cages are inappropriate for the species.

The 5 Prayer Houses It is a myth that religions can’t live in peace and harmony next to each other. See a Protestant and a Catholic Church next to a Buddhist or Hindu temple as well as a Muslim mosque nearby. Some of these prayer houses are open for public for a little donation and if you are in Nusa Dua or Jimbaran you shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to see, maybe the only place in the world where religions are ‘that close’ to each other.


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BALI’S REGENCIES Denpasar Denpasar is the economic center of Bali. There is a Bajra Sandhi museum of heroes and Balinese statues which have become a symbol of Denpasar. The unique Kreneng night market, Denpasar Cultural Park (Art Center) and the Bali museum are all located in the heart of Denpasar. (Bali Map) @ Catur Muka Statue - Denpasar

Bangli Regency Bangli Regency attractions can be found at Bukit Jati, which is an ideal place for Hiking and Trekking, visiting Historic Villages and the Penglipuran Temple. In the mountainous areas around Kintamani, there are Mount Batur and Lake Batur which is the largest lake in Bali. It has natural hot springs in Toyabungkah. Bangli District is the only district in Bali that does not have a beach. (Bali Map) @ Trunyan - Bangli

Karangasem Regency Karangasem Regency became the spot for the biggest Temple in Bali, Besakih Temple. The temple is visited by local residents as well as tourists. There is also a water park, Tirta Gangga Water palace, rice fields, rolling hills and crystal clear water. Taman Ujung Karangasem is one of the main attractions in 10 Hectares of Karangasem made by three architects from Bali, the Netherlands and China. (Bali Map) @ Tirta Gangga Water Palace


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BALI’S REGENCIES Buleleng Regency Buleleng is the largest area among nine districts and cities in Bali, almost 1/3 of Bali”s main island. Some places that you will wish to visit are Lovina beach where you can see dolphins, twin Buyan and Tamblingan lakes with their natural beauty and the 35 meter high Gitgit waterfall. The uninhabited Menjangan Island is suitable for snorkeling and scuba diving. The hundreds of years old Banjar sulfur hot springs is a unique and wonderful destination. (Bali Map) @ Lovina Beach - Buleleng

Jembrana Regency Jembrana Regency is located in the West and has numerous tourist areas, Medewi Beach which is suitable for surfing, candikusuma beach, Rening Baluk and Pengeragoan a museum of early humans. A ferry and shipping port that connects the islands of Java and Bali, can take you to the West Bali National Park a sanctuary for Starlings (Bali birds - Leucopsar rothschildi) which is protected by the Government. (Bali Map) @ Madewi Beach - Jembrana

Klungkung Regency One-third of Klungkung Regency (112,16km²) is located between the Island of Bali. The other two thirds (202,84km²) is in the islands of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. These three islands are suitable for water activities. Kerthagosa, is an ancient building complex erected during the reign of the first King of Klungkung. There is also a Temple called Goa Lawah with an impressive amount of bats inside. (Bali Map) @ Nusa Lembongan - Klungkung


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BALI’S REGENCIES Tabanan Regency

@ Yeh Gangga Beach - Tabanan

Tabanan Regency has an area of 839,33km² which consists of mountainous areas and beaches. Bedugul Botanical Garden is surrounded by hills and has three beautiful lakes. Tabanan Regency has many beaches such as Yeh Gangga Beach, Soka Beach, Surabarata Beach, Kelating Beach, Pasut Beach etc. It’s more than just beaches though, there are also famous temples such as Tanah Lot which is located a short distance off the coast with a great view of the surrounding ocean. Batukaru Temple located on Mount Batukaru and Jatiluwih - both have famous terracing which can be seen in the many brochures of beautiful Bali. (Bali Map)

Badung Regency Badung Regency includes Kuta and Nusa Dua with several famous beaches such as Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu and Nusa Dua. Uluwatu Temple located at the edge of the cliffs is also a great attraction for tourists. Tanjung Benoa is the place with a lot of different kinds of Water Sports. (Bali Map)

@ Garuda Wisnu Kencana - Badung

Gianyar Regency

@ Tegalalang - Gianyar

Gianyar Regency includes, Siyut, Suba, and many more beautiful beaches.There are lots of beautiful temples to visit like Goa Gajah Temple, Yeh Pulu temple, Penataran sasih temple, Kebo Edan temple, Pusering Jagat temple, Gunung Kawi Temple and Tirta Empul temple. In the centre of the regency is Ubud with lush green areas and the rice fields of Tegalalang. Puri Agung Ubud is located in the heart of Ubud. It was the Ubud government kingdom of the past and is now a center for culture and arts. Events are often held at the front of the Puri. (Bali Map)


BALI’S MOST EXCLUSIVE

Masé Kitchen & Wine Bar at Maca Villas & Spa

BALI’S MOST EXCLUSIVE - HEAVEN ON EARTH Bali offers guests from all over the world the highest standard in hospitality, products and services. You can get the highest standard of in services and quality and know that for some, they must constantly re-invent what is extraordinary. For guests who are looking for the unimaginable luxury experience, you will find in this section companies that offer this and so much more. These exclusive companies with established experience and quality, offer indulgence which is impossible to describe in words. “Bali’s most Exclusive” guarantees you will get it all and more. To give you more details about companies bringing heaven on earth in this chapter (which is updated bimonthly), a full overview of Bali’s most exclusive can be found at our webpage www. travelling-bali.com. Find us also on Scoop, Issu and Slideshare.


MACA VILLAS & SPA

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Charming - Elegance - Wines - Fresh Food - Best Coffee What you choose to do with your time at Maca Villas & Spa is completely up to you. Dip your toes into the refreshing pool water, relax with nurturing spa rituals. Indulge yourself in the villas Kitchen & Wine Bar and relish the best coffee in town! Seated at one of Masé’s white linen-draped tables, accented with highly contemporary flatware, enjoying the scents of fresh herbs and spices wafting from the kitchen and admiring the wine cellar, you will know you’ve come to the right place to sample a delicious fare of international cuisine with an extensive wine list at a reasonable price. It delivers an energetic and unique experience with live entertainment…

Masé Kitchen & Wine Bar at Maca Villas & Spa Jl. Lebak Sari No 7 Petitenget - Seminyak T: +62 (0) 361 739 090 / F: +62 (0) 361 4737578 E: info@macavillas.com / www.macavillas.com


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THE SEMINYAK

The Seminyak is a stylish beachfront resort that represents a new era in Bali’s evolving hospitality industry. The property is all about tropical sophistication with a choice of elegantly appointed guest rooms, suites and villas designed to accommodate the needs of today’s savvy travellers. Kahyangan Spa, opened late 2012, is a sanctuary that embraces your well-being and offers a heavenly journey of sensory delights to enliven your spirit. Our treatments incorporate: the healing touch for the body, the ritual plus the fragrance to heighten the spirit and tranquillity to calm the mind. Our mission is to deliver a heavenly journey of sensory experiences where every step of the treatment brings a renewed and transformed you wholly in body, mind, and spirit.Santan Restaurant, a collection of modern dining pavilions surrounded by waterways and tropical greenery is a charming spot to take pleasure in light refreshments or something more substantial from an all-day dining menu of international cuisine. Weddings at TheSeminyak are an unforgettable experience. Our elegant pavilion will be transformed with opulent flower arrangements into a romantic wedding chapel for up to 150 invited guests.

Jl. Kayu Aya - Seminyak Beach T: +62 (0) 361 730814 / F: +62 (0) 361 730815 E: info@theseminyak.com / www.theseminyak.com


THE KAHYANGAN SPA The Kahyangan Spa is a sanctuary that embraces your well-being, offering a heavenly journey of sensory delights to enliven your spirit. Our treatments incorporate: the healing touch for the body, the ritual plus the fragrance to heighten the spirit and tranquillity to calm the mind. Our mission is to deliver a heavenly journey of sensory experiences where every step of the treatment brings a renewed and transformed you wholly ... in body, mind, and spirit. Before you embark on a journey to experience heaven on earth please note that The Kahyangan treatments are all designed to enhance your overall health and wellbeing. All the treatments have corrective and anti-stress benefits. Find balance, peace and tranquillity as our team of professionally trained therapists create a customized sequence of therapies to suit your personal therapeutic needs. Surrender your body and mind to the ultimate spa experience at The Kahyangan Spa.

THE CELLAR The Cellar, a unique “In Hotel Wine Store Concept” opened in June 2013 offering an amazing selection of leastwise 150 wines and champagnes from all over the world completing The Seminyak’s features for its guests. The Cellar is also open to the public, daily from 11 am to 10.30 pm allowing all the vacationers and expats in Balito benefit from a great wine selection and a fantastic value for money ratio. Enjoy a wonderful and relaxing sunset dinner at Santan Restaurant at The Seminyak and just pay corkage of 5 USD for every bottle you enjoy with your tasty meal. For more information about The Seminyaks’s monthly wine events, just simply call the reception and ask for further details.


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ALAM UBUD VILLA

Alam Ubud is not only a resort but also a new place for Indonesian culture from the surrounding area of Ubud. Located in an amazing river valley and amongst a tropical rainforest, only minutes away from the centre of Ubud in Bali. Alam Ubud is spaciously set within a 4 hectare river villa and garden landscape. The scenery along the road from the centre of Ubud in the Alam ubud area is an observation and culture environment. So, as you can imagine the location is very unique and special within Ubud. In every terrace and gardened area you can also find some old culture from the island of Java, which dates back to the 15th and up to the 19th century as it was found in the area where the Villas were built. The culture resort provides comfortable accommodation, world class facilities and the celebrated Balinese hospitality. According to some information around 70.000 people in the Ubud area chose to work as fulltime artists, sculptors, wood carvers, jewellery designers, handcraft producers or professional artisans to make the “Alam Ubud” such a special resort in Ubud, Bali. Desa Kendran, Tegalalang - Ubud T: +62 (0) 361 879 0999 / F: +62 (0) 361 926 0888 Email: info@alamubudvilla.com / www.alamubudvilla.com


COOKING SCHOOL The Alam Ubud Cooking School classes provide you an informative and entertaining program through cooking to peek into the Balinese lifestyle and culture through learning about its dishes and the culinary world. The visitors will be guided into the secrets of Balinese cuisine and its flavours whilst at the same time, discover and feel the lush nature of Alam Ubud Villas. We welcome your whole family into Alam Ubud Villas, and you are free to use our rice field view pool or spa or library until the meal is ready for your family lunch. You don’t have to leave your family behind, learn with us to cook for them a variety of exotic mouth watering healthy dishes! Our goal is to make it an unforgettable event for all of you!

SPA @ ALAM UBUD VILLA Find pure relaxation and spoil your mind, body and soul with Alam Ubud Villa’s traditional massage treatments within our plush green setting. Enjoy our wide range of holistic treatments within a traditional Balinese Bale which was designed by the locals as a place to relax in the midday sun. Indulge yourselves with an array of spa treatments at the Alam Ubud villa. Only the finest ingredients and oils are used for our Aromatherapy massage, Herbal body scrub, Facial and Therapeutic bath which have all been specifically designed for you to find that ultimate goal of pure bliss. Let our friendly and professionally trained staff treat you like royalty while you drift away to a holistic peace of mind. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional spa treatments at an equally exceptional price so that our customers leave us feeling relaxed and pampered.


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NEW KUTA GOLF

New Kuta Golf, opened its doors in May 2007 and finished the 18 holes about 6 months later, it rapidly became the most important Golf Club in Bali. New Kuta Golf is perfectly maintained and offers the opportunity to play on a championship standard course,which is rare to find anywhere else in Indonesia. Service means a lot to New Kuta Golf. Very friendly staff and well trained female caddies ensure a simply great golfing experience. Due to the changing winds typical for GolfLink Resort concepts, New Kuta Golf offers different conditions day by day and gives you the variation you are looking for. The Golf Academy, opened by British PGA professional Neil Douglas in January 2013 and conducted by Rory Young a British PGA member, offers an opportunity for everybody to improve their swing by using highly technical standards such as video analysis and equipment checks. GolfLink Resort Memberships are different as they are for a lifetime, transferable, and shareholderbased. Also they come with the privilege of having access to three Golf Courses: Palm Hill CC (Jakarta), New Kuta Golf (Bali) and Black Rocks (Belitung). New Kuta Golf is simply the perfect course for everybody; Beginners as well as experts.

Jl. Raya Uluwatu - Kawasan Pecatu Indah Resort Pecatu T: +62 (0) 361 8481 333 / Emergency Call: +62 (0) 361 7918 222 F: +62 (0) 361 8481 400 / E: info@newkutagolf.com / www.newkutagolf.com


EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE New Kuta Golf offers far more than just changing conditions to players from all over the world. New Kuta Golf’s course combines an incomparable charm, stunning views and outstanding facilities which offers golf lovers an unforgettable golf experience. Hole 15 (Par3) is set on top of brilliant white limestone cliffs, overlooking the endless blue horizon of the Indian Ocean. When your match comes to an end, holes 16, 17 and 18 are the ultimate test of your skills and you will simply feel the difference. Regenerate after your match at New Kuta Golf’s Spa and let the day end with a delicious meal in the Clubhouse with its open living atmosphere.

THE GOLF COURSE FEATURES Total Area: Par: Holes: Turf Grass: Designer: Landscape:

85 hectares 72 18 Seashore Paspalum Golfplan Fream Dale & Ramsey (USA) Natural desert-like vegetation with native trees, a semi Scottish rough of existing shrubs, long grass and creepers

Hole Categories: Monkey Tee Black Tiger Tee Gold Cobra Tee Blue Dragon Tee White Eagle Tee Red

6832 M 6378 M 6000 M 5600 M 5165M


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KLAPA NEW KUTA BEACH

THE VENUE Klapa New Kuta Beach features various venues within its complex, each offering highlights of its own. The eight main venues comprise of the Lounge, the Golden Lounge, Mediterranean, the Pyramid Garden, IceBar, Klapa Klab, Priveee, and the Beach Cafe – with a total of 6,000sqm of entertainment space. Live international and local DJs spinning at the decks as well as live performers are featured weekly at Klapa, complementing the island’s array of nightlife entertainment and leisure choices. Besides being an exclusive nightspot as the sun goes down, Klapa also caters to the wedding scene, by providing a breathtaking venue and excellent backdrop for memorable nuptials.

Jl. New Kuta Beach - Pecatu Indah Resort T. +62 (0) 361 8484 581 / F. +62 (0) 361 8484 558 www.klapa-newkutabeach.com


Various wedding packages at Klapa offer the vast choices of its venues for the big day, including at the Pyramid Garden, Garden Plaza, Sundeck, and the Garden Cliff. These services include fresh floral arrangements, choices of traditional Balinese music to spice up the Balinese ambiance, traditional Balinese costumed hosts, sound systems, wedding cakes, and sparkling wines, professional photography services, nearby accommodation, legal requirements, and a candlelit dinner for the lucky couple.

MEDITERANEAN RESTAURANT A fine dining with seating capacity of 75 seats. Sip your bollinger or Moet Chandon here. Located at the center of our area, this restaurant serves an all day menu of Asian favorites including refreshing salads, soups, noodles and rice dishes. It also offers mixed satays cooked fresh on the barbecue, a delectable morning and afternoon tea, sunset cocktails and after-dinner drinks in an exotic open-air courtyard terrace, lounge and relaxation terrace with daybeds. Also enjoy the live music performance from our DJ.


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SHOPPING Marni Chocolate Gallery Bali is a great place to shop. There are many Western standard shopping malls as well as low budget shopping places where the final price is up to the negotiating talent of the buyer. Many Shopping Malls in Bali offer a wide range of products. Shoes, clothes, jewelry, souvenirs or delicious food. The prices are fixed but some shops offer discount vouchers for your next purchase. If the customer spends a large amount, there is a little room for some negotiation. All products in Bali’s Shopping Malls have western standards. Friendly service, smiling and helpful people making shopping in Bali a good experience. Negotiating is a normal practice in local markets, with street sellers and in smaller independent shops. The selection of products is plentiful. Of course, no guarantee is offered but bargaining and street shopping can be fun too.


All YOU Can Eat Buffet at Jimbaran Plaza Perfectly and strategically located on the way to Uluwatu Temple, just a 15 minute Taxi ride from the famous Kuta area, Jimbaran Plaza offers a great opportunity for everybody who is looking to be completely stuffed. For only 168K Rupiah enjoy an outstanding Indonesian Buffet at Rasa Nusantara Restaurant, which has been influenced by Chinese cuisine. A discount of 50% is offered for kids up to 12 years old and free water is also included. Please call and check availability. For those who are more into seafood, Jimbaran Plaza Seafood Restaurant daily serves the live fish, directly bought from the sea or aquaculture fish farming. Those who are looking for authentic Balinese handicraft, Jimbaran Plaza offers a wide selection of authentic Indonesian Handicrafts for a reasonable price. Choose your preferred souvenir from a wide range of religious sculptures, animal figurines, local toys and accessories as well as things for your daily needs such as plates or baskets. Marni, also based at Jimbaran Plaza offers you the finest chocolate you can find on the island. Marni’s fine chocolate collection consists of more than 50 kinds of different chocolate and is the perfect gift to surprise your foodie friends back home. Lovers of authentic Balinese Coffee should not miss out on the opportunity to see the “Golden Rabbits Store”. Bring home the taste of Bali with coffee produced in Pupuan, which is popular for its rice terraces and located in the Tabanan regency. Jimbaran Plaza offers you a great combination of gastronomy and souvenir shopping. It is the perfect inter-stop on the way to Uluwatu Temple that is both easy and quick to reach by taxi for all who are staying in Kuta, Sanur, Jimbaran and Nusa Dua.

Jl. Uluwatu II No 89 - Jimbaran T: +62 (0) 361 8472 122 / F: +62 (0) 361 8471 812


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RESTAURANTS

Kori Restaurant, Bar & Catering

Whether you like local or international, hot or cold, spicy or unseasoned, cheap or expensive, fast or organic food - you will find it in Bali. Restaurants managed by people from many different countries with different ideas. This is what makes Bali a real culinary paradise.


KORI Restaurant, Bar & Catering Since the ‘KORI’ (the two ornate gate pillars flanking either village or temple entrances) opened in June 1998, KORI Restaurant & Bar has been a leading establishment for outstanding international cuisine and Asian flavors for 15 years now. Situated on bustling Poppies Lane II, you could not imagine to find a more tranquil and romantic setting, complete with soothing fishponds and gardens, on such a chocker-block side street from Kuta’s main drag of Jl. Legian. The architecture is pure Balinese, and KORI has been cleverly constructed to accommodate everyone, whether in the large and spacious main area, or in one of the discreet, romantic hideaway corners - secluded dining platforms, covered by traditional alang-alang roofs, with large plump cushions. Enthralling ambience coupled with a selection of our cocktails, KORI Bar is deemed as one of the prized destinations in crowded Kuta. Through our successful experiences as one of Bali’s Best Restaurant and Bar, KORI Catering is born to serve you to cater various types of events. Whether you are planning to hold a grand event or a small gathering, please let us know and we will be more than delighted to assist you. Jalan Legian, Poppies Lane ll, Kuta – Bali T: +62 (0) 361 758 605 / E: info@korirestaurant.co.id www.korirestaurant.co.id


Cliff Edge Romantic Dinner Treat your love with romantic moments at Blue Heaven. Experience the Indian Ocean’s blue allure at our Cliffside restaurant – it will take your breath away. Guests are our main priority. If they have bad experiences, no matter how tasty the menu is, they won’t come back. For this reason, we offer the best service to satisfy our guests. We present an assortment of scrumptious food that is creatively designed to the delight of aficionados of Japanese cuisine. Our menu features Japanese offerings and innovative dishes illustrating the influence of Asia on modern Japanese cuisine. All day dining in lovely Blue Heaven Bali at Padang-Padangs Beach offers an impressive signature restaurant overlooking a wide panoramic view of the boundless deep blue Indian Ocean and offers taste – tempting, breakfast, lunch and dinner to cater for every palate. With free Wi-Fi covering every area of our property, our guests now access the Internet using their laptops or PDA’s for no charge. Please ask our front desk to get your login ID and enjoy your time at Blu Heaven

Jl. Labuan Sait - Uluwatu T: +62 (0) 821 4676 7777 / +62 (0) 361-8957376 E:info@blueheavenbali.com www.blueheavenbali.com


A Gate For

Every Moment RESTAURANT

Our Food and Beverage team are able to provide personalized service in assisting tailored menu creation for Ala Carte, Set Menu, Buffet and Outside Catering to compliment any concept or special occasion. The different venues available, each with their uniqueness allow you to enjoy the two different atmospheres of being casual by day and romantic by night.

THE LOUNGE The Lounge is a stylish setting that is ideal to meet with friends or business associates over lunch or dinner. A comfortable combination of sofas and rattan chairs can accommodate up to 40 guests in this air conditioned and nonsmoking area. It offers refreshing views of the adjacent golf course.

VERANDAH Verandah is an outdoor outlet designed spot for up to 60 guests with restaurant style seating. It is a poplular apot for golfers to meet before teeing of as well as after play. The great ambience and natural scenery makes it the perfect venue to enjoy the tasty foods ranging from Traditional to International cuisine.

Kompleks Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel, Jl. Hangtuah No 58 - Sanur +62 (0) 361 28 77 33 / F: +62 (0) 361 28 22 81 E: info@sectorbarrestaurant.com www.sectorbarrestaurant.com


Fresh Burgers & Cold Beers If you like your burgers big and full of flavour, then drop by Five Monkeys on Jl. Legian, Kuta as they take their flavours seriously. Five Monkeys, has only been open for just over a year and it’s already receiving raving reviews. Fulfill all your burger desires and choose from their wide menu of fresh meat and delicious sides, cooked the good old American way. If their burgers don’t tempt you then their tasty hotdogs or the wide variety of ice cold beer will. They are located on the main shopping street in Kuta, so if you fancy an ice cold beer and a freshly made mouth watering burger then Five Monkeys is the right choice for you. Through the evening they play live sports on our TV, so grab a beer , take a seat and catch up on all the sporting events or watch the hustle and bustle of the busy Legian area. The staff at Five Monkeys are both helpful and attentive which makes it a great choice for the whole family. Additionally with Five Monkey being located so close to the beach it offers a welcomed break from the sun and chance to refresh with its funky and attention-grabbing interior. You can’t go wrong with a beer and a burger at Five Monkeys-Kuta.

Jl. Legian No: 350, Kuta - Bali T: +62 (0) 361 764 507 E:contact@fivemonkeysbali.com www.fivemonkeysbali.com


Meja Kitchen & Bar Tucked beneath the industrial arcs of the ultra modern Ize Hotel, Meja Kitchen & Bar opts for a simple, airy concept with minimalist elements of wooden beams and light colours throughout. Parquet flooring, soft teal accents with interesting wall features, columns featuring vintage tea sets and toys add to its soothing ambiance. If you’re trying to escape the heat of the day and feeling a bit peckish, Meja’s main dining room serves as a great spot to unwind and refill. Parquet flooring, soft teal accents with interesting wall features, columns featuring vintage tea sets and toys add to its soothing ambiance. The food that comes out from its open kitchen falls into the “comfort food” category combining novelty and tradition. The Hokkien Szechuan Chicken and the Coffee-Rubbed Beef Burger are both delightful. Furthermore, healthy items like the Roasted Pumpkin & Quinoa Salad or the Hash Patch Salad make up the menu’s superstars. Offering a Non-Stop Breakfast menu from 7am to 5pm for those who sleep-in late, a varied choice of succulent fresh farm eggs, omelettes and other styles, as well as some Breakfast-sets, will help you to start your day in the best condition. Eggs-white omelettes are also available upon request while scrambled tofu can replace eggs for vegetarians. Bon appétit!

IZE Hotel Jl. Kayu Aya (Laksmana – Oberoi) No. 68 Seminyak - Bali. Tel: +62 361 8466 996 / +62 361 8466 997 Email: info@mejabali.com / www.mejakitchenbar.com Meja Kitchen & Bar / @MejaKitchenBar


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Bali Adventure Tours For action seeking people, Bali is full of great opportunities to get the exact dose of adrenaline you are seeking. Many companies will make this Bali holiday unforgettable.


Pioneering Extraordinary Adventure Since 1989 For adventure activities in Bali there is only one company. Bali Adventure Tours, your one-stop Adventure Company owns and operates its own premier White Water Rafting expeditions, epic Mountain Cycling and Jungle Trekking tours and Bali’s No.1 Must See Attraction – the award winning Elephant Safari Park & Lodge in Taro, Ubud. World class tour products and extra value packages can combine up to three tours in one day giving you more choice, more value and more adventures. Our multi-million dollar developments, state of the art facilities, safety and infrastructure remain unrivalled and we offer a 100% money back guarantee on any of our facilities. Our brand new Ubud Adventure and Function Centre is the most majestic multi-level Adventure Centre ever seen in Bali, offering nine leisure destinations including restaurants, bar and spa. It is also the start and finish point of our premium white water rafting tours and the islands new hub for booking any tour activities while in Bali.

Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai Pesanggaran- Bali, T: +62 (0) 361 721 480 / F: +62 (0) 361 721 481 Email:info@baliadventuretours.com www.baliadventuretours.com


New Kuta Green Park New Kuta Green Park is an appropriate place for family recreation, implementing a water park attraction and outbond activity. It aims to enrich the nuance of existing tourist destinations especially water recreations in Bali. We offer you the outbound set consisting of Flying Fox and Bungee Trampolines and the first wave pool in Bali. We are located in Jimbaran - Pecatu Indah Resort Complex, for the water playground we have 17 different waterslides, which each of has guaranteed safety and comfort ability format. This full-featured recreation complex feature thrilling water rides and tranquil floating attractions, all amid a lush natural landscape. The New Kuta Green Park is ready to splash you out every day from 9.30am - 5.30pm. It’s an endless adventure if you are ready to begin a quest in the water excitment.

Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Pecatu, Kuta Selatan - Badung T: +62 (0) 361 8484 777 / F: +62 (0) 361 8484 737 www.newkutagreenpark.com


BOATS & CHARTERS

Departing from the comfort of our private marina in Benoa Harbour, Pulau Dive and Charters is the perfect way to spend your day enjoying the peace of Bali, diving, fishing, surfing or just relaxing with friends. Our vessels range from fast boats to luxury cruisers and catamarans. They are customized to your needs and comforts for sunsets, days or extended overnight cruises.

SURF

Bali boasts a massive array of breaks to suit everyone’s ability. Grab a few friends and get access to breaks along the Bukit, Nusa Lembongan, Lombok, and G-land.

FISH

Pulau knows some of Bali’s best fishing spots, just 30-45 minutes from their exclusive marina. Rods and tackle are included for all your trolling, jigging, popping and bottom fishing desires.

DIVE

For those who have been here before, or for new comers, Bali is constantly changing. However for those who experience Bali underwater, some things never change! Bali’s coral paradise is still here and is better than ever. From Krystal Bay’s majestic Sunfish, to Manta Points graceful rays and fantastic cliffs Pulau offers Private dive charters with experienced guides. Where you can have the boat and crew to your self to experience diving at its best.

Pulau Dive & Charter: Jl. Raya Pelabuhan, Benoa Marina Zone - Denpasar Tlp: +62 361 728 688 / HP: +62 (0) 819 1617 5776 E-mail: PulauDC@pulaugroup.co.id / www.baliboatcharters.co.id


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SPA & WELLNESS Dala Spa Ubud Since a long time ago, Bali has become one of the most interesting holiday places with beautiful beaches. Often surfers from all over the world come for the waves. The many international restaurants throughout the area will delight your tongue with wide selections of food. Currently, Bali is also known to have the best Spas in the world. You will find many Spas with international standards and all kinds of price ranges. Wether you are looking for a whole day honeymoon package or just a one hour refloxology session, you will find it all here in Bali.


Everyday Spa Balinese massage techniques are the main focus of our treatments. The main reason behind this, is that Balinese massage has been well known in the world as one of the most famous for its relaxation effect. We only employ talented Balinese, and other highly selected therapists that are well trained that fit with the character and soul of our treatments. We only use the finest natural ingredients for your body. Even with an affordable price our customers will enjoy our best relaxation techniques, materials and our warm hospitality. These are the reasons why EVERYDAY has become the favourite choice of thousands of people for relaxation. The authentic Balinese Massage & Reflexology for ladies & gent: Reflexology, Balinese Massage, Hot Stone

Masage, Ear Candle, Body Scrub, Breast Massage ExclusiveFranchise Offer: 1. Proven track records and profitability 2. Well established management system 3. Unique business concept Open Daily: 10.00am - 10.00pm Jl. Raya Kuta No. 129 Bali (beside KCB tours) T: +62 (0) 361 762125 / +62 (0) 22 4261466 E: franchise@everydayspa.co.id www.everydayspa.co.id


Sedona Spa Ubud Established in the year 2004, Sedona Spa refreshingly combines affordable pricing and high quality. Guests are immediately greeted with serenity and peace, the signature of Sedona Spa. From tranquil private open air rooms, each set in viridian lush gardens, our guests move seamlessly to our modern shower rooms and tubs. Pampering you is our obsession at Sedona Spa. People from all walks of life recuperate in different ways. We at Sedona Spa believe deep massage, quiet and serenity nourish both body and soul. Our packages include; body massage, body scrub and mask also a warm infusion bath of fresh flowers. Enter Sedona Spa heavy and burdened, leave light, refreshed and invigorated. Sedona spa products are made with natural ingredients and we use virgin coconut oil for our body massage treatments.

Jl. Raya Campuhan - Ubud T: +62 (0) 361 975 770 / E: info@sedonaspa-ubud.com www.sedonaspa-ubud.com


M Spa & Boutique Remove the aches and pains of life with M Spa at Paul’s place in Seminyak. Relax in the luscious green environment of M Spa, while well trained male therapists from around Indonesia tend to your every need. The specialties of M Spa range from massages, body scrubs and the famous ‘M Spa’ package which embraces holistic relaxation for the mind, body and soul. If a massage that will release your stress and soothe your aching muscles is what you are looking for then there is no need to look any further. M Spa, Seminyak offers a remarkable range of pleasurable and enchanting Massages that will completely satisfy your desires. Their variety of massage styles includes relaxation techniques, several traditional Indonesian methods, a highly recommended Swedish approach, conventional Thai massage and even an incredibly delightful practice from the island of Hawaii. A very popular massage within M Spa is the Meng massage where two men use their highly trained hands to give your body total relaxation.

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ACCOMMODATION Eden Hotel Kuta Bali Every type of Accomodation can be found in Bali from Low Budget Guest Houses to 5 star Beach Resorts and Villas, as well as nice City Hotels. There is a perfect place to stay for every wallet. This section introduces some selected Hospitality businesses in detail including the facilities they have to offer (such as Spas and Restaurants) which are available for outside guests. More Accomodations that are grouped by location, can be found later in the Hotel Guide.


Nature At Your Door Eden Hotel nestled at Kartika Plaza Street in the heart of Kuta, Bali. The hotel is just 10 minutes away from Ngurah Rai International Airport and minutes away from other leisure options and facilities such as the Discovery Shopping Mall that has a stunning beachfront view, several shops, cafes, restaurants, as well as ATMs. The new concept of a 4 Star Hotel where the touch of nature blends with the casual atmosphere of the Island. Featuring a back to nature concept, the hotel features 277 rooms and suites designed to offer the ultimate comfort and provide guests with a relaxing sanctuary from the outside world. Eden Hotel Kuta Bali also offers the perfect venue for business travelers with two conference and event rooms, extensive meeting facilities are available as well. Other facilities include Paradisus Restaurant, Bar & Lounge Deck, Main Pool and Sunken Bar, Elysium Spa, Boutique, Internet Corner, OTA Kid’s Club, Playground and Kid’s Pool. For the convenience of guests, room service is available 24-hours and also Free Shuttle Bus Services (based on fixed schedule).

Jl. Kartika Plaza 42 Kuta - Bali T: +62 361 300 2121 / F: +62 361 300 2021 E: sales@myedenhotel-kuta-bali.com www.myedenhotels.com


Cipaganti Legian Hotel is a three star hotel with a smart and trendy concept in Legian. We pride ourselves in our complete service for your stay, fulfilling mostly all of your needs from travel, family holidays to business demands. Located on Jalan Bunut Sari, a branch road from the main street Sri Wijaya near Melasti Kuta. Cipaganti Legian Hotel is situated strategically, in the central of business, shopping center, entertainment and tourist activity world famous Legian – Kuta area. 8km from Ngurah Rai International airport, only walking distance from the famous Kuta Beach.

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112 Superior Rooms, 4 Family Rooms, 5 Suites Room facilities: Air Conditioning, Hot and Cold Running Water, Bathtub (Suites only), International TV Channels, IDD Phone Lines, Refrigerator, Safe Deposit Box, Tea and Coffee facilities and Wi-Fi.

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24 hours Receptionist, 24 hours Security, 24 hours Rooms Service, Coffee Shop, Pool Bar, Lobby Lounge, Concierge, Laundry Service, Swimming Pool, Spa, Meeting Room and Parking area.

Jl. Bunut Sari No. 8 Legian – Bali 80361 Indonesia Phone +62 (0) 361 758304 / Fax +62 (0) 361 766043 Email: reservation@cipagantilegianhotel.com www.cipagantilegianhotel.com


Sankara Ubud Resort The word ‘sankara’ refers to a conch seashell that produces a haunting sound when blown. According to the epic Hindu poem, Mahabarata, the horn-like noise of the sankara often signaled the beginning and end of battles between opposing Indian clans. In Bali it is used as a ceremonial instrument during rituals of purification to neutralize negative energy and create a peaceful ambience. Sankara Ubud Resort is located in the traditional art village of Mas, Ubud. It is 90-minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport and just 15-minutes from the centre of cultural Ubud. Encompassing a collection of 20 stylishly-appointed Balinese rooms and villas, Sankara Ubud Resort is a peaceful retreat surrounded by rice fields and coconut trees. It is a place to totally relax and discover the simple pleasures of a traditional village. Sankara Ubud Resort is professionally managed by Satyam Internasional, a Bali based company committed to hospitality ventures that benefit the island and its people. The management company adheres to the Balinese Hindu lifestyle concept of TRI HITA KARANA whereby all business practices embody social, spiritual and environmental sustainability.

Banjar Kumbuh, Desa Mas, Ubud, Gianyar – Bali T: +62 361 849 3515 / F: +62 361 849 3521 Email: info@sankaraubud.com www.sankaraubud.com


Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa Discover the joys of Bali’s upscale enclave at Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa, an elegant Bali hotel retreat situated in a prime beachfront location. Awaken to the rustle of a sea breeze through coconut palms. Toast over the world famous Seminyak sunsets from your private balcony. Dive into Balinese culture and unique island discoveries from this sought after stretch of shore. Anantara’s SOS Supper Club, the perfect place for romantic sunset dinners, offers culinary class with fine dining, grilled meats and fresh seafood served in a vibrant atmosphere, while Anantara’s Dining by Design experience lets you tailor your own perfect Bali dining situation. By entering Anantara Spa, you have answered a call from your body and mind. Be it to soothe, pamper, rejuvenate or revitalize, rest assured that your innermost desires will be of utmost importance to us today. Choose from any of our spa’s deliciously indulgent treatment. Enjoy the opportunity to collaborate with your very own dedicated wedding planner at Anantara Seminyak, for a flawless celebration, from start to finish. Let your worries end and your journey or honeymoon begin with Anantara Seminyak.

Jl. Abimanyu Dhyana Pura - Seminyak T: +62 (0) 361 737 773 / F: +62 (0) 361 737 772 Email: seminyak@anantara.com www.bali.anantara.com


b Hotel Bali & Spa “b Hotel Bali’ is a luxurious 4-star property located 10km from the Ngurah Rai International Airport, at the entrance to the famous and busy tourism area of the Kuta district. Its location makes it easy to reach the famous Kuta shopping centres and Kuta beach. It is Located on Imam Bonjol 508, which is perfect for guests who are seeking a quieter environment that still offers a close proximity and quick access to the famous Legian and Seminyak districts. Guests will also enjoy being close to some Balinese gift stores on Sunset Road, famous restaurants, a hypermarket mall, luxury spa houses, and many other interesting places. Lying on the frontier of Kuta and Denpasar, you are 10 minutes from the famous Kuta and Double Six beaches with their gentle waves, wide expanses of sand and magical sunsets. At your doorstep are eating options ranging from open air cafes to fine dining restaurants and when shopping takes your fancy just walk to the area’s most famous Balinese souvenir shops and bargain centres. In the evenings, some of Bali’s best bars and clubs are just a stone’s throw away. ‘b Hotel Bali’ has a traditional smart city concept. Meal options at the hotel include a Pangi Restaurant. Room service is offered for the guest’s convenience. Our hotel provides a 24-hour front desk service. A currency exchange facility is also at your disposal, whilst the public areas of b Hotel Bali are very comfortable too. Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 508, Denpasar 80119 - Bali T: +62 361 846 5757 / F: +62 361 846 5758 Email: reservation@bhotelbali.com www.bhotelbali.com


Wina Holiday Villa & Spa A hidden paradise perfectly set in the Kuta beach front area. Wina Holiday Villa is an international chained hotel featuring 184 rooms with modern facilities wrapped in traditional architecture strengthening the charm of the Balinese culture. You will feel the real Bali when you stay at Wina Holiday Villa. Situated just 10 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai international Airport, walking distance to Kuta’s nightlife and almost every tourist destination in Kuta and 20 minutes drive to Nusa Dua, Sanur and Denpasar but yet the villas remain tranquil. Wina Holiday Villa consists of 82 Superior Rooms, 87 Deluxe Rooms, 8 Junior Suites, 5 Executive Suites and 2 Presidential Suites. All rooms have cable TV on an LCD TV, Safety deposit box, IDD Phone, Mini Bar, Coffee and Tea Maker, Free WI-FI, Self Control AC, Private Balcony or Terrace and Bathroom with a Bath Tub (Hot and Cold Water). The Suites are also equipped with slippers and a bath robe. The resort’s facilities are; a Restaurant, Bar Lounge, Pool Bar, Art Shop, Drug Store, Laundry, Shuttle Service and Free WIFI access in all areas. Wina Holiday Villa further offers meeting Facilities which include 3 Meeting Rooms (Pandawa, Drupadi, Arjuna), stationary, Mineral Water and Mints, P.A System, OHP and White Screen, White Board, Flipchart and Markers. Structure as follows: Theatre 50 – 200, Class Room maximum 150, U Shape maximum 120, Board maximum 100. Jl. Pantai Kuta - Kuta T: +62 (0) 361 753 063 / F: +62 (0) 361 751 569 Email: winahvsales@holidayvilla.com.my www.holidayvillakutabali.com


ALAM BIDADARI VILLA Alam Seminyak Boutique Culture Villas and Spa is the newest exquisite property, as a member of Alam Bali Villas, it comprises of 9 modern and luxurious one bedroom private pool villas. Each comes with spacious living rooms, private bathrooms and a nice poolside terrace. Strategically located in Jalan Dewi Saraswati, Seminyak – Bali, just a few steps away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Seminyak and a short distance to some other places of interest e.g. Kuta, Echo Beach, Tanah Lot, etc. Facilities: Car park, Beautiful landscaping, Free WI-FI, Spa and massage, Extra bed, Baby cot, Return airport transfer, Shuttle bus and Tour information. Our Services: In-villa check in/registration, In-villa breakfast, In-villa dining service, In-villa spa/massage treatment, Doctor on call, Tour arrangement, Car/motorbike/bicycle rental, 24 Hour reception and security, Laundry & dry cleaning, Free shuttle bus to Seminyak Square shopping area.

Jl. Dewi Saraswati No. 9, Sunset Road - Semiyak T: + 62 (0) 361 730 520 / F: +62 (0) 361 738 902 Email: sales@alambidadariseminyak.com www.alambidadariseminyak.com


Alam Puri Villa Alam Puri Villa is a hidden treasure deep in the outskirts of the Ubud area in Bali. Conveniently located 20 minutes south of Bali’s art and culture centre of Ubud, in the heart of Bali Island, the perfect oasis from where to start your tours and excursions to the culturally rich attractions and sights in Bali. The key themes of Alam Puri Villa are the spectacular art collections and the surrounding nature; valleys, rice paddies and green scenery pervade the area. Additionally at Alam Puri Villa you can find; Alam Puri Spa, an Art gallery, Puma Museum a tribal art museum of Indonesia, a Terrace restaurant, village bicycle tours, paddy trekking areas and tour arrangements. The 17 luxury Balinese Villas, with their own private plunge pools are available as a 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom or even a deluxe room with rice field views and wide living areas. All the villas have been built with the discerning traveller in mind. Alam Puri Villa allows you to experience the romance and charm of staying in a Bali Villa while enjoying the amenities of a modern hotel. Consider a romantic getaway retreat full of relaxation. The unsurpassed privacy and serenity of Alam Puri Villa makes it a clear choice for weddings, birthdays and commitment-ceremonies. Jl. Trenggana No. 108 Penatih - Denpasar T: +62 (0) 361 463737 ( hunting ) E - mail : sales@alampurivilla.com www.alampurivilla.com


ALAM PUISI VILLA Alam Puisi Villa is located about 10 minutes drive from Ubud central. Equipped with 25 private one bedroom pool villas and 2 private two bedroom pool villas, that are all designed with a mix of Balinese and minimalist architecture. The villas have spectacular views of the rice fields and the owners want to preserve some poems that were selected via the tweeter @ Mr_Puisi, in which the poems use meaningful words concerning human life and a love of literature. These fantastic poems have been preserved at Alam Puisi Villa so that the beautiful and nuanced poems can deeply touch the hearts of every reader. Alam Puisi Villas also acts as a meaningful museum for these poems in order to preserve the stories that are about human life as they may need to be read for self-reflection or to compare human life. Within each villa you will be treated to nine different types of poetry with different meaningful messages, moreover on every corner you will find more poems that can touch the reader’s heart. Alam Puisi Villa is equipped with a restaurant named “Restaurant Puisi Tepi Sawah”, which creates the feeling of a stretch of paddy fields and the menu is ready to compete with the rest of Ubud. Banjar Sembuwuk, Desa Pejeng - Ubud T: +62 (0) 361 898 7883 / F: +62 (0) 361 898 7885 Email: info@alampuisivilla.com www.alampuisivilla.com


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WEDDINGS Tony Nguyen An unforgettable wedding needs a nice romantic venue. Thousands of couples have decided to get married in Bali with good reason - it’s incredibly beautiful! 4- and 5-star hotels that provide packages such as wedding boats, photographers, wedding organizers, beautiful bouquets and unbeatable scenery can pretty much guarantee the most incredible wedding for whatever you have planned.


Weddings At The Seminyak The stunning Purnama Chapel is the wedding venue of dreams. Overlooking the breathtaking scenery of Seminyak Beach and its celebrated sunsets, this is where you and your loved one can enjoy a magical marriage made in heaven. For a more simple and open-air choice the elegant Purnama Pavilion is a multi-purpose venue that can cater to many social gatherings or private celebrations, such as wedding vows. Opulent flower arrangements literally transform each of the aforementioned settings into a romantic venue for up to 150 invited guests. Whether it’s a cocktail party at sunset or a formal dining occasion, Purnama promises a truly magical experience by the beach. There is not a more romantic destination if it is a beachfront wedding that you dream of. There are various packages available, or your wedding can be tailored to your specific requirements.

Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak Beach - Seminyak T: +62 (0) 361 730814 / F: +62 (0) 361 730815 E: info@theseminyak.com www.theseminyak.com


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Jimbaran & Uluwatu Jimbaran & Uluwatu developed very quickly from a small fishermen village into Bali’s most popular place to have romantic seafood dinners. Many Restaurants can be found to the left and right of the Intercontinental Hotel. For those who stay outside of Jimbaran it is highly recommended to combine the visit of Uluwatu Temple which offers a great view, the Kecak Dance, wild monkeys and follow up with a Seafood Dinner at Jimbaran Beach. Bali’s best Surfing Hot Spots can be found in Uluwatu. Klapa Beach or El Kabron, both directly located on the Cliff offer you a great scenery to enjoy your sundowner Cocktails while the Seafood in Jimbaran is already waiting for you.

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Nusa Dua & Tanjung Benoa Nusa Dua has become the fastest developing area over the last couple of years on Bali. Luxurious Hotels and Villas were built in Bali’s preferred and accessible areas away from the wetlands. For those who like it really special, Pantai Payung (Umbrella Beach) offers a romantic scenario away from the crowded areas. At Bali Collection, plenty of Restaurants, Shops and Spa’s invite you to stroll around and to enjoy a whole afternoon. Tanjung Benoa offers great water sport activities. Whacko Beach Club, belonging to BMR Watersports offers you the opportunity to relax with an afternoon cocktail after having great hours on the ocean.

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Ubud Even if your idea was not staying in Ubud and you have booked your package already, think about one overnight stay. Ubud offers the traditional charm of Bali. You will experience a completely different Bali away from all other very well known tourist destinations. Already the trip to Ubud is an unforgettable experience (please see the article – The Street of Art). See wildlife monkeys at the Monkey Forest, shop for great Artwork, explore the Balinese Culture, have painting classes, wood or fruit carving lessons, see traditional dances or do some other activities such as cycling or rafting. If you are into Yoga, Ubud is one of the main desitinations for healthy, living and organic food. Enjoy Bali as it was 10 -15 years ago.

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Sanur With a taste of Kuta, Jimbaran, Tanjung Benoa and Nusa Dua in one pot, stirred massively and you have created Sanur. Europeans feel especially at home and attracted to Sanur. Benoa Harbor, located in the South of Sanur is the primary launch point for many day cruises. Water sports and activities can be found at the long stretch of sandy beaches with an almost continuous beach front sidewalk for strolling. Moderate nightlife and shopping opportunities are sprinkled throughout Sanur, often recommended as the perfect place for families, couples and those who just look for a quiet place. Sanur is the perfect place to enjoy a little bit of everything.

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Seminyak & Petitenget Ten years ago Seminyak was still a small village and has quickly become a very sophisticated party, shopping and lifestyle area. Popular and exclusive Beach Clubs, as well as nice bars, restaurants and shops are located in the North of Legian. It is already hard to say where Legian ends and Seminyak starts. For those who like high end shopping and exclusive events and concerts, Seminyak is definitely the place to stay. A combination of beautiful beaches, sunsets and rice fields make Seminyak area a perfect place for relaxation. Seminyak features some of the most beautiful new resorts, villas and highly rated restaurants.

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BALI DISTRICTS

MAPS

Denpasar, Bali’s capital is the head of the 8 regencies: Gianyar, Badung, Tabanan, Buleleng, Jembrana, Bangli, Karangasem and Klungkung, which in turn represents the hundreds of sub districts of the Bali Province. On this page you will find 9 of the main tourist areas in Bali, which include Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Sanur, Jimbaran, Tanjung Benoa, Uluwatu, Ubud and Denpasar. The maps will help you find your way around the various Bali regencies. There are many Beaches, Museums, Art Galleries, Temples, Police and Information stations, Hospitals, Art Markets, Restaurants, Hotels, Spas, Shopping areas and the Ngurah Rai Airport. All are color coded with symbols. To understand the colors and symbols in the map, have a look at the key and descriptions below. Black

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One area has 2 places, Hotel and Restaurant One area has 3 places, Hotel, Restaurant, Spa One area has 4 places, Hotels, Shops, Spas & Restaurants. Navy Blue Yellow Grey Mini Mart

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I GUSTI NGURAH RAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT parts in Indonesia develop out of Bali’s leading tourism role. Although, what is a booming economy worth without development of the infrastructure? Not a lot!

Bali, also very well known as “Paradise Island” or “The Island of the Gods” is Indonesia’s flagship tourist destination. Balinese people are very spiritual and have strong religious beliefs. This is probably the main point why everybody from all over the world feels attracted to Bali and plenty of visitors come back again and again. Plenty of international important political events take place in Bali with the target to make the world a better place and media from all over the world write about this peaceful Island. Balinese is one out of about 300 ethnical groups populating Indonesia which consists of about 17,000 islands. All the groups have the same rights and everybody lives together in peace and harmony which guarantees to keep the amazing diversification in culture. Also, every ethnical group has its own language which makes Indonesia the most multilingual country in the world. To ensure working communication across the country, a high Indonesian language was developed called “Bahasa Indonesia”. The Indonesian Government has taken huge steps over the last couple of years and has driven democracy forward. This step was finally one of the major pillars for the Indonesian economical growth which was found repeatedly over the last couple of years in the world’s TOP 5. Bali with its strong economy, based on tourism, has a role model function for the rest of Indonesia. Big movements and changes in Indonesia have their starting position in Bali and plenty of other

Bali has understood that development of its infrastructure is important for further investments, economical growth and to increase tourism on the Island of the gods. With the new Underpass in Kuta and The Bridge from Sanur to Nusa Dua, which is also connected to the airport, the Balinese Government was able to reduce traffic massively which now pays off for everybody coming to The Island Of The Gods. Bali’s leading role in Indonesian tourism, based also on its strategically perfect geographic position, has not only a positive impact on Bali itself. A very important side effect of Bali’s quick development is the access to other regions in Indonesia as more and more new flight routes are being launched, outgoing from Ngurah Rai international Airport Bali. This means that Ngurah Rai International Airport brings an additional positive impact on the development of the economy in other parts of Indonesia and finally it helps to increase the economy in all areas across the country. To strengthen this progress and obviously to offer vacationers from all over the world a convenient arrival, PT Angkasa Pura I was doing its bit and invested a huge amount of money to develop Ngurah Rai International Airport’s infrastructure.


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FAR FROM AN ORDINARY AIRPORT

The International Airport of Ngurah Rai, located in the Badung regency, can be described as Angkasa Pura’s brand-new express gateway to Indonesia and vice versa, the worlds access to Bali and Indonesia. Especially for the regency of Badung, which has the biggest GDP out of Bali’s 8 regencies where around 85% comes from tourism, will profit massively from Angkasa Pura’s I airport project as the capacity has increased dramatically. With enormously increasing numbers in new arrivals, it was simply necessary to restructure the complete airport and the surrounding area. Also it was important for Angkasa Pura to go with the times and use the newest technology available for the passenger’s convenience.

B+S+C is the formula which I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport was developed on. B stands for Beauty. The distinctive design, which is a combination of Balinese architecture and a minimalist modern design, will simply impress you and makes Bali’s airport completely different to all the others in the world. S stands for safety. By using high end materials in construction and by hiring additional security staff, you can feel safe during your complete stay in and around the airport. Finally we have the C, standing for convenience. An easy to understand airport structure, modern technology such as the newest elevators, escalators, travelators or baggage claims and obviously the increased amount of Visa terminals and passport controls making your arrival and departure simply comfortable. As infrastructure is one of the most important things in a fast growing economy, with new flight routes and the enormously increased capacity, Angkasa Pura I has not only built an airport for tourists convenience, but it will also increase the economy in Badung, Bali and the whole Indonesia. Welcome to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport – Your personal Brand-New Express Gateway To Paradise! - We are ready to welcome YOU and the rest of the world!


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“LACK OF CAPACITY� To anticipate the surge of passengers, aircraft movements and cargo at Ngurah Rai International Airport, since 1975 till 1978 airport development projects have been done by building on aviation support facilities, such as building a new international terminal. The old terminal building was converted into a domestic terminal, while the domestic terminal building was used as a cargo building, catering business, and a multi-purpose building. In 1990, the Project Development of Ngurah Rai International Airport was re-done along with the increasing growth of the planes that used it. The developments of these facilities were divided into three stages and were called the Project Facility Airport and Aviation Safety (FBUKP). FBUKP Project Phase I (1990-1992) includes an extension that comes with the aviobridge terminal, runway extension, relocation of taxiway, apron expansion, renovation and expansion of the terminal building, expansion of the parking lot, cargo building development, building operations, the development of air navigation facilities and supply of aircraft fuel. FBUKP Project Phase II (1998-2000) included air-

port development undertaken by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, among others, by utilizing an area of 12 hectares of mangroves for use as aviation safety facilities. While FBUKP Project Phase III (2011-2013) included the development of the terminal building, parking deck, and apron. The current domestic terminal area will be expanded to reach a total of 12,000 meters in width that will then be used as the international terminal. The existing international terminal will be converted into the domestic terminal. Under these conditions, Ngurah Rai Airport will be able to accommodate up to 25 million passengers.


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The combination of modern elements and Intellectual Culture of Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport is not just a transport node or one of the economic driving forces alone, beyond business, this airport will become a new landmark for the Island. In the context of sociology, airport infrastructure is believed to have a broader meaning, which became part of the culture and customs of Bali. Once off the plane, the passengers will be able to instantly enjoy and explore some of the cultural richness of Bali at the airport. So that the aspects of the culture, customs and religion don’t become one-dimensional they have all been highly considered in the planning of the development of this airport. Together with the local government and related agencies, Angkasa Pura Airports formed a design committee before starting the construction of the airport. The committee was also strengthened by academicians from the University of Udayana, the practitioners element of Architectural Association Region Bali, team builder and traditional Balinese buildings, as well as traditional leaders in the villages around the Ngurah Rai International Airport. With the committee, local wisdom could be ac-

commodated and enrich the airport development plan. The Architecture of the airports and supporting facilities not only parallel with the existing dynamics of technological progress, but also to promote the artistic and aesthetic nuance charged customs and culture of Bali. The exterior and interior of the airport buildings are thick with the feel of Bali, which combined with the dimensions of a cosmopolitan modernity and futuristic style. In fact, many traditional rituals accompanied and participated in this project. The main building, which is a new passenger terminal, has a roof like an ocean wave. The Multilevel parking structure is pyramid-shaped, resembling a tiered rice field. on the interior side, very strong Balinese ornaments color this magnificent building. While the dimensions of modernity and technological progress, will look at the major equipment and the complementary airport. For example, gate handling system, which uses HBS (Hold Baggage Screening) worth Rp 150 billion. Passenger baggage will be moved electronically and mechanically from day check-in to the aircraft approaching. This technology creates minimal physical contact by the officers, but much more accurate, fast, effective, and efficient. Also equipped wich x-ray sensored layers and it will be the first time this equipment has been applied to an Indonesian airport.


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Airport Tax International tax Domestic Tax

Emergency: : Rp. 150.000,: Rp. 40.000,-

Airways Airport Information Tel: 751011 - ext 5123

Police : 110 Fire Brigade

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Consulate Air Asia

Jl. Raya Legian. Ph: 755799 Call Center: 08041333333

Cathay Pacific

Wisti Sabha Bld, 2nd fl Ngurahrai Rai Internationa Airport, Tuban Call Center: 08041888888

Qantas Grand Bali Beach Hotel, Sanur. Tel: 288331

Qatar Airways Reservation/Ticketing/Sales. Tel: 752222/ Fax: 753788

Singapore Airlines Ngurah Rai International Airport Reservation/Ticketing 9368388 Fax: 9368383

Thai Airways Reservation/Ticketing/Sales. Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel, Ground Floor, Sanur, No. 54-55. Tel: 755064/Fax: 755063. www.thaiairways.co.id

Australia

(incl; Canada, New Zealand) Jl. Tantular 32 Renon-Denpasar Tel: 241118/Fax: 241120 Email: bali.congen@dfat.gov.au

Brazil (Hon. Consulate)

By The Sea Store, Jl. Legian 186, 2nd Fl, Kuta-Bali. Tel: 757775/Fax: 751005 brazilconsul@bytheseatropical

Czech Republic (Hon. Consulate) Jl. Pengembak 17, Sanur. Tel: 286465 Fax. 286408. bali@honorary.mvz.cz

Chile (Hon. Consulate)

Jl. Pengembak Gg. 1/3, Sanur. Tel: 756781/Fax: 756783. chilehonconsulate@bali-vila.com

Denmark & Norway (Hon. Consulate) Mimpi Resort, Bukit, Jimbaran. Tel: 701070 ext. 32/Fax: 701073. mimpi@mimpi.com


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The Russian Federation Jl. By pass Ngurah Rai No. 118A. Tel: 8471938/Fax: 84711938 rusconsul@balivoyage.com England (Hon. Consulate) Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel. Tel: 270601/Fax: 287804

France (Consular Agency) Jl. Mertasari, Gg. II No. 8, Sanur Tel: 288535/Fax: 286406 consul@dps.centrin.net.id

Germany (Hon. Consulate) Jl. Pantai Karang No. 17 Sanur. Tel: 288535/Fax: 288826 germanconsul@bali-ntb.com

Hungary Consulate of The Republic of Hungary (Bali) c/-Marintur-Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 219 Sanur-Bali. Tel: 0361 287701/Fax: 0361 735232 huconbali@telkom.net

Italy (Vice Consulato)

Lotus Enterprise Building, Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai, Jimbaran. Tel/Fax: 701005. italconsbali@italconsbali.com

Japan

Jl. Raya Puputan No. 170, Renon. Tel: 227628/Fax: 265066 denpasar@mofa.co.jp

Mexico (Hon. Consulate)

Puri Astina Bld Jl. Prof. Moh. Yamin No. 1A, Renon. Tel: 223266/Fax: 244568 astina@denpasar.wasantara.net.id

Netherlands

Jl. Raya Kuta No.127, Kuta. Tel: 761506/Fax: 752777 purwa@denpasar.wasantara.net.id

Spain (Hon. Consulate) Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Br. Lungsiakan Kedewatan, Ubud-Bali. Tel: 975736/Fax: 975726 rabik@indo.net.id Sweden & Finland (Hon. Consulate) Jl. Segara Ayu, Sanur. Tel: 288407/Fax: 287242 segara1@denpasar.wasantara.net.id Switzerland & Austria (Consulate) Jl. Patih Jelantik, Komplek Istana Kuta Galeria. Blok Valet2 #12, Kuta-Bali. Tel: 751735/Fax: 754457 8:swisscon@telkom.net UK (Hon. Consulate) Jl. Tirta Nadi #20, Sanur. Tel: 270601/Fax: 287804 bcbali@dps.centrin.net.id U.S.A (Consulate Agency) Jl. Hayam Wuruk 188, Tanjung Bungkak, Denpasar-Bali. Tel: 233605/Fax: 222426 amcobali@indo.net.id Imigration Office Denpasar Jl. Di Panjaitan Tel: +361 122 7828 Ngurah Rai Int’l Airport Jl. Ngurah Rai, Kuta-Bali Tel: +361 751038 Singaraja Jl. Seririt - Singaraja. Tel: +362 32174


CONTINENTAL CUISINE Laguna Garden is an International Bar and Restaurant, located in the Nusa Dua area. We offer International Food such as, European, Asian, Indonesian, Chinese and Balinese. Laguna Garden International Bar & Restaurant has a sitting capacity of 100. Our Selection contains International cuisine and some specialities which are created by our professional Chef. You can relax and enjoy our meal’s at four different locations. We also offer free Wi-Fi, Live Music every night, a welcome drink upon arrival and garlic bread as a starter. You will be welcomed by our friendly and well trained staff. Enjoy something different at our Restaurants in Nusa Dua.


Swiss-Belhotel Bay View is a 4-star apartment hotel in Nusa Dua, Bali. Its stunning hill top location on Nusa Dua Hills - one of Bali’s most upscale resort areas, is within easy access to the beaches of Nusa Dua, Tanjung Benoa, Uluwatu, Jimbaran and the entertainment areas of Kuta and Jimbaran. Swiss-Belhotel Bay View offers you one of the finest room choices from a total of 116 guestrooms and 39 one and two bedroom villas and deluxe amenities including business centre, concierge tour desk, fitness centre, spa, swimming pool, function rooms, restaurant and bar. Swiss-Belhotel Segara is 4-star international hotel situated close to Bali’s famous Nusa Dua tourist area. Set in a tropical resort where the emphasis is on ultimate relaxation, Swiss-Belhotel Segara is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens. There are also two very attractive lagoon pools and large sunbathing areas. The hotel offers a 153 well-appointed guestrooms and modern facilities including meeting rooms, coffee shop, t-Lounge and the Serene Spa. Swiss-Belhotel Rainforest is a 4-star international hotel ideally located in the central business and Bali Tourism district of Kuta, only 10 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Swiss-Belhotel Rainforest is also near to famous Kuta beach with its entertainment and leisure venues and activities. The hotel features 161 guestrooms and an array of facilities including function rooms, lobby lounge and bar, business centre, swimming pool, fitness centre and spa. Highlighting the hotel is the Oak Restaurant which offers superb international and local dishes with a truly relaxing indoor and outdoor dining space. Swiss-Belhotel International Indonesia Operations, Development Sales & Marketing Office The Blugreen Boutique Office, Tower C-D, 2nd Floor Jl. Lingkar Luar Barat Kav. 88, Puri Kembangan, Kembangan Utara. Jakarta Barat 11610. Indonesia Tel: (62-21) (0) 2952 7277, 2952 7278, E-mail: sbiid@swiss-belhotel.com


Set within tropical landscaped grounds, Pat-Mase Villas boasts a complement of 20 villas. At a minimum size of 225 square meters, each, there is more space than you could ever want. The villas, elegantly designed in a contemporary Balinese style, feature either two, three or four bedrooms that each have a private plunge pool. A complimentary shuttle service will take you to Kuta and the gorgeous Jimbaran beach. If you don’t feel like travelling, there is an outdoor pool right on the grounds for you to relax in. Swiss-Belinn Seminyak is a 3-star international chain hotel, located in the upmarket lifestyle area of Seminyak, Bali. The eclectic design concept of Swiss-Belinn Seminyak Incorporates the elements of the five human senses as a basis for the hotel’s services and facilities. The hotel is within walking distance of shopping arcades, restaurants, nightclubs and other tourism attractions in Seminyak, Legian and Kuta. The hotel features 196 guestrooms and facilities including ballroom, restaurant, swimming pool, fitness center and spa. Swiss-Belinn Legian, should be on everyone’s luxe-for-less hit-list of boutique chic. Located on the infamous Jl. Padma in Legian, the hotel features 123 contemporary styled rooms is the newest kid on the block. With rooms designed for seclusion, sexy interiors and an infinity roof top pool with ocean views, this 3.5 star hotel is set to capture the heart of every type of traveler be it on business or pleasure. SwissBelinn Legian offers easy access to culture and history, gorgeous beaches, great shopping, and the sleek bars and restaurants of Legian, Seminyak and Kuta, including the world famous surf of Kuta Beach. This hotel is a hip urban oasis in contemporary style – as beautiful as the beautiful people who come here, but with none of the attitude. Swiss-Belhotel International Bali Sales & Marketing Office Swiss-Belinn Seminyak, Jl. Sunset Road No. 88 S, Seminyak Bali 80361, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62 (0) 361) 846 8390 E-mail: rso-bali@swiss-belhotel.com

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