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BALI HOTELS ASSOCIATION BOARD 2 0 0 9 CHAIRMAN ROBERT LAGERWEY - General Manager, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts Bali

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Bali Hotels Association Board & Contents



Welcome to Bali


Bali is My Life


Bali Events 2009


The Stone Carver


Bali Temples


The Warung Owner


World Class Dining


Nightlife Capital of Asia


The Rafter


Sport & Leisure



The Princess

SPORTS & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES DEASY SWANDARINI - General Manager, Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa


Park & Attraction


The Dancer


The Dances of Bali


The Architect


Galleries & Museums


Island of Spas


Participating Hotel Members


Bali Hotels Association Profile




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Email: Photography of main characters by Jill Gocher and of destinations by Neal Horn채ffer

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Bali the fabled island resort, needs no introduction, but the fact is that every destination, even the world’s favourite island (as rated by Travel and Leisure readers many times) continues to grow and change and Bali is no different.

Everyone assumes that change is always for the bad but we strongly disagree, the changes to Bali are for good and bad, and some of the good is really good, making Bali an even better destination!

The ‘bad’ as judged by very subjective measures, does need to be addressed, with development on arable land, obstruction to scenery, poor traffic conditions, parking, and other very serious issues very much in the forefront. Issues such as security and safety will never go away anywhere in the world and just need to be professionally addressed, and the Bali Hotels Association is a world leader in addressing them. The ‘good’ however is more than a compensation for anything negative that’s happened to the island and should be appreciated and enjoyed in full! Some of the things we think are notable are: • The opening of outstanding new hotels and resorts which are of world standard. See the directory section of this publication for more details.


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The opening of more activities, more parks, more venues for family holidays. Bali now has an Elephant Park, a Safari Park, a Bird Park, a Zoo, a Botanical Garden, Treetop Adventures, a Waterslide Park and Balloon Ride to name just a few. More than enough to keep the most active kids happy. The are even more adventures to be had in the sporting world with a new Golf Course, more rafting, diving, riding, surfing, sailing, snorkelling and cycling companies than even before mostly providing really high standards of operation, but always ask your concierge first, to make sure you don’t end up with a poor operator. The traditional arts have not gone away but been housed in more luxurious museums, galleries and workshops. The dancing is better organised and better presented. The temples are still leaving visitors awed and humbled, the processions still leave visitors speechless (and their cameras full!). Then there is the culinary scene which has reached new heights both within the hotels and in the independent restaurants, and we enclose a list for you to try as many as possible! And finally the clubs and nightlife which Bali has now became world famous for are going full speed ahead.

Read on and find out for yourself the marvellous things awaiting you in Bali, all you have to do is book one of BHA’s outstanding hotels, and the holiday of a lifetime awaits.

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Bali Events January


03 “Saraswati holiday”, the day

18 “Galungan” holiday, the day believed as the victory day of “dharma” (virtue) upon “adharma” (evil), when the entire island is brightened with festivities while “Penjor”, the artistically, decorated, bamboo pole stuck at every house entrance adorning the both sides of village roads, symbolizing prosperity.

devoted to god as Sanghyang Aji Saraswati symbolized as the Beautiful godess of know ledges, sciences and arts, when blessing ceremony is given to holy scriptures, books of sciences and arts. Every family compound, throughout Bali.

17 “Tumpek Landep” day, the day devorted to Sanghyang Pasupati (God as the lord of all metal implements) when blessing ceremony is given to heirl rooms, weapon and the other metal tools (including cars) for magical power and proper function.

24 “Mekiis or melasti” ceremony, the procession of Hindu followers carrying temple effigies to te beach for purification ceremony in welcoming “Nyepi” the Is caka new year. 25 “Tawur agung kesanga” ceremony, great sacrificial ceremony offered to the underworld spirirts for not disturbing human being‘s settlement (at 12 .00 noon) followed by process of “ogoh-ogoh” (huge doll symbolizing evil spirits) in the evening.

April 05 “Ngarebong” “special event / ritual”, when a group of the temples adherents being in trance, stab themselves with kris, the scared daggers.

09 “Bethara turun kabeh” (the descendent of all Deities) special ceremony 09 “Ngusaba” special regency, special ritual held every certain period of time, after harvesting


21 “Tumpek uduh”/tumpek wariga, the day devoted to God as “Sanghyang Sangkara”, lord of all food-plants and vegetation, when blessing ceremony is held for good crop and product.

26 “Nyepi” holiday, the Icaka new year 1931, the day of absolute silence for Hindu followers, when no activity is done, no fire is lit, no traveling anywhere and no amusement is held for the day and night. 27 “MED - MEDAN” traditional event, this event is held in connection with “Nyepi” the Icaka new year, involing maidens and bachelors of the village as to strengthen brotherhood and understanding among the youth.

28 “Kuningan” holiday, the last day of galungan celebration, believed to be the ascendant day of the ancentral holy spirits and Deities to heaven after sojourning for several days on this material world.

28 “Makotekan” ceremony (village purification ceremony)



09 Odalan and purnama (Temple

13 June - 12 July Bali Art Festival

anniversary celebrations and full moon ceremony)

06 Tumpek kandang/tumpek uye” ritual


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28 “Megarang pipis”, “special event” (snatching away the money), when certain sun of money is collected from every family comfound after holding a ritual, which money is then spread out on the village road, snatched away by the crowd of people. 29 “Pemendakan” (welcoming) ceremony, held in procession started from Denpasar heading to Sakenan Temple, Serangan island.

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11 “Tumpek wayang”, it is special day for puppeteers, when blessing ceremony is given to shadow puppet play set for “taksu” (magical charm and power).

25 - 29 Sanur Village Festival

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August Bali Fashion Week 01 “Saraswati” holiday, the day devoted to God as Sanghyang Aji Saraswati symbolized a Beautiful Godess of know ledges, sciences and arts, when blessing ceremony is given to holy scriptures, books of sciences and arts.

September 19 “Tumpek uduh” (tumpek wariga)

05 “Pagerwesi” holiday and full moon ceremony

26 September - 4 October Kuta

15 “Tumpek landep” day




2 - 6 Nusa Dua Fiesta

02 Odalan and Purnama, Temple anniversary celebrations and full moon ceremony.


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14 “Galungan” holiday, great celebration for the victory of “dharma” (virtue) upon “adharma” (evil), depicted from the mythology, when God Indra’s troop defeated the demon king mayadenawa.

24 “Kuningan” holiday, the last day of galungan celebration, believed to be the ascendant day of the ancentral holy spirits and deities to heaven after sojourning for several days on this material world.

24 “Perang Jempana” rituals, when a group of the temple‘s adlurent carrying temple. 25 “Pemendakan” means “welcoming” procession for the deities to Sakenan temple, held in the afternoon.

Desember 01 Odalan and purnama, Temple anniversary celebrations and full moon ceremony

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The Carver 8

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As you drive through the villages of Bali you will see one thing probably more than anywhere else on earth. But you’ll have to look closely because sometimes it’s easy to miss. Almost every wall, every gate is made from carved stone. The people of Bali don’t just display their art for tourism – they live it – and the closer you look the more you’ll see! Not just stone carving but wood carving, masks, paintings and weaving. The artists of Bali and their work are everywhere, when into the fabric of life on the island. But it is the stone carving that creates the whole atmosphere, it is the background to everthing that happens in Bali – the processions, the funerals, the pagenty of life, and the ordinary acts of life. It starts in temples but spreads to every house, overy compound, every wall, until you can’t fail to be amazed at how much the Balinese are dedicated to enhancing their own environment. This is a lesson we can all learn, so take time to look at the way Balinese villages are planned and constructed. Each part is carefully aligned to give balance to their lives, the balance between God, Man and Nature that the Balinese call Tri Hita Karana. This balance is carefully preserved in each family compound where there is a family temple and in each village where the alignment of streets and houses reflects the balance as well. So take time to look and you will see a balance of life lost in so many cultures but preserved in stone.

Stone sculptor Wayan Cemul is one of Indonesia’s national treasures. Even at 86 years old his spirit retains the youthfulness of the artist. Recognised as one of Bali’s most famous sculptors, he was the sole student of sculptor Kadir and developed his own unique primitive style, encouraged by foreign luminaries like Donald Fried, Arie Smit, Han Snel and Rudolf Bonnet.. He has been designing fanciful primitive art stone carvings for many years. His work has been picked graces galleries and gardens in many countries and his work has impacted many younger stone carvers. Now his primitive style can be seen in many places in Bali and around the world. Dragons, goblins, cute animals and downright scarey faces are the trademarks of his work although he also designs sculptures of great beauty. I Wayan has visited other countries but will always return to Bali. Now his traveling days are almost over, but Bali will always be his home.

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Bali There is no point in going to Bali if you miss the temples. They are the centre of the religius and cultural life – and magnificant and inspiring places to visit as well. Here’s just a small sampling of the hundreds of temples across the island.

Besakih- The Mother Temple

This majestic temple complex nestles in the foot of Mount Agung. It is the place where the Hindus come for blessing and the tourists come for its unique ancient architecture and atmosphere. It is the centre of Balinese Hindu life and the source of spiritual energy. It is a must see on any visitors agenda Besakih is an extensive complex with 23 temples, the largest temple inside the complex is Pura Penataran Agung that is dedicated to Shiva. then there are Pura Kiduling Kreteg, representing Brahma, the Creator and Pura Batu Madeg, representing Visnu, the Preserver. Those three manifestations of God are known as Tri Murti. Besides those temples there are also temples representing Panca Dewata, God’s five manifestations that protect four directions and the centre. On the right and left side of Pura Penataran Agung, there are clusters of temples called pedarman where people come to pray and give offerings for their ancestors. The complex is vast and hilly. So it really is necessary to get a guide who is capable and has good knowledge about the temple otherwise you will not really appreciate it. Since there are so many things one can observe and appreciate in the temple complex. For example, one can marvel at the carvings which tell some epic stories such as Ramayana and Mahabrata which decorate the temple traditional architecture and the Kamasan style paintings which are very old. The temple is located in Klungkung Regency and is the inheritance for all Balinese. Besakih has its own


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unique charm and it is believed that the temple area is filled with mystical supernatural power. In 1963, when Mount Agung erupted, Besakih was the only place which survived the lava even though it nestles at the very foot of the mountain. It is the dream of every Balinese to pray and give offerings in the temple, which has a very important role in the history of Balinese civilization.

Tanah Lot – Temple in the Ocean

When the sun is setting down and creates the mixture of magenta and orange colors on the sky and the tide rise, the beauty of Tanah Lot happens to be a very spectacular sight. The temple is one of the seven famous sea temples in Bali. It is said that each of the temples was to be within eyesight of the next and were made to give a level of protection to the island. Dated in 16th century, the shrine was built by Dang Hyang Nirartha (a priest from Java) during his travel through south-west coast of Bali. He saw a small island nearby the main land where spent the night. The next morning he asked the local fisherman to build a shrine to worship God of the Sea on the rock as he felt holy atmosphere on the rocky island. Tanah Lot means Land in the Middle of the Sea, is part of Tabanan Regency in the western part of Bali. It is only 33km from Denpasar. The temple is considered as one of the most sacred places in Bali. It is not accessible to visitors but pilgrimage only. However, superb views of the temple backed by the glowing sunset can be seen from so many points nearby. There is a line of souvenir shops and also a line of cafés where Es Kelapa Muda (Fresh young coconut with ice)

and variety of food and beverages are served. Some cafes even have panoramic sunset views from their terraces. When it is ebb tide, the crowd is usually centered at the beach between the rock where the temple laid and the cliff of the main land. If it is so, caves which part of the cliff become another famous attraction in the site. It is said that a giant snake lives in one of the caves. It is also believed that at the base of the rocky island there are poisonous sea snakes guarding the temple from evil spirit and intruders. The myth said that the snake was the scarf of Nirartha.


Uluwatu, Ulu means land’s end and watu means rock, is about 45 minutes drive from Nusa Dua or one and half hours drive from Kuta toward Jimbaran. There are

jungles, cliffs, and the vast deep blue ocean. The southern tip of Bali is very famous for its magical sunset backed by the temple located on the edge of the steep cliffs. Uluwatu temple, its original name is Pura Luhur Uluwatu, is one of the Sad Khayangan (the six most important temples in Bali). It is dedicated to Rudra, the God of the storm, the wind, and the hunt. The temple is one of that Pedanda Sakti Wawu Rauh, a priest from Java who came to Bali in A.D. 1546, had built. The temple and its surroundings considered as one of the many sacred sites in the island. Best visited early in the morning or at sunset Uluwatu is a truly magical place perched on the very edge of the island. Not to be missed.

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If you are scared of Balinese food, don’t be. The myths and legends about ‘oriental’ food are plenty, mostly revolving around monkey brains, beetles, locusts and the normally discarded parts of certain animals and fish. This is mostly nonsense and is anyway in China not Indonesia. In Bali the food is delicious, based on rice and meat or rice and fish in the main and you can’t go wrong with the usual fare of ‘nasi goreng’, ‘mie ayam’, sate, and ‘gado-gado’! But if you want to get more adventurous you can, just make sure that your choice of restaurant is 100% hygenic. Then ask for help to select what you think you may like. The chicken dishes and fish are usually the best but Bali, not being Moslem, likes its pork and there are some wonderful suckling pig restaurants around. Bon Appetite!

Ibu Mangku has run her Warung Nasi Ayam Kedawatan since 1984. Although the original family run warung has expanded in size and she has opened branches in Seminyak and Kapal, the quality remains unchanged. Everything is still cooked on wood fires and it is all cooked under her strict supervision in her original Kedawatan home. Selling the authentic food of her district she is the forerunner of many other warungs in Kedawatan, just outside Ubud. Her food is famous and people come from far and near to try it. Some people love her food so much that they eat there almost every day. She loves Bali. It is her home her family her place of business and her spiritual support. It is where she wants to be.

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World Class Dining The reputation of Bali as a culinary destination continues to grow and while it’s fashionable to talk about the restaurants of Seminyak as ‘the’ places to go, the truth is that the standard of food, service and ambience in the hotel restaurants across the island is as good, and in many cases better! Below we list many of the marvellous restaurants from the Bali Hotels Association which have won many awards at home and around the world.




Husk @ Sofitel International Restaurant Jl. Dyana Pura, Seminyak P. 62 361 730730

Kama Ratih Restaurant @Genesis Hotel & Spa Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 888, Sanur Bali – Indonesia P. 62 361 722071 F. 62 361 722174

Bella Rosa @ Padma Hotel Italian Restaurant Jl. Legian P. 62 361 752 111

Breeze @ The Samaya Beachfront fine dining – western & Indonesia Cuisine Jl. Laksmana, Seminyak P. 62 361 731149 F. 62 361 731203 E. Blossom @ Sentosa Thai Food Jl. Pura Telaga Waja, Petitenget Seminyak P. 62 361 730333 Wild Orchid @ Anantara Jl. Abimanyu (Dyana Pura) – Seminyak P. 62 361 737773 F. 62 361 737772 E. The Restaurant @ The Legian International Restaurant Jl. Oberoi No. 9, Seminyak P. 62 361 730622 F. 62 361 730623 Kura Kura Restaurant @ The Oberoi Seminyak Beach Jl. Laksmana PO.BOX 3351 P. 62 361 730361 F. 62 361 730791 Rush Bamboo Restaurant @ The Elysian Jl. Sari Dewi No.18 Seminyak – Kuta P. 62 361 730999 F. 62 361 737509 Satay Dining Bar @ Anantara Seminyak Bali Jl. Abimanyu (Dyana Pura) Sminyak, Bali P. 62 361 737773 F. 62 361 737772


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The Village @ Puri Santrian Italian Restaurant Jl. Danau Tamblingan 47, Sanur P. 62 361 285 025 E. Café Wantilan @ Bali Hyatt Jl. Danau Tamblingan, Sanur 80228 P: 62 361 28 1234 F: 62 361 28 7693 E. Basilico Italian Pavilion @ Sanur Beach Bali Jl. Danau Tamblingan Sanur – Denpasar 800032 P. 62 361 288011 F. 62 361 281753 Mezzanine Restaurant @ Puri Santrian Jl. Cemara No. 35, PO.BOX 3055 Sanur – Denpasar P. 62 361 288009 F. 62 361 287101 Pandawa Restaurant @ Mercure Resort Sanur Jl. Mertasari PO.BOX 3476 Denpasar – Bali P. 62 361 288833 F. 62 361 287303 Telaga Naga Restaurant @ Bali Hyatt Jl. Danau Tamblingan Sanur 80228 P. 62 361 281234 ext 8200 F. 62 361 287831

Bale Banjar @ Legian Beach Hotel Jl. Melasti Legian PO.BOX 3308 Denpasar – Bali 80033 P. 62 361 751711 F. 62 361 752651 E. Lais Restaurant @ Legian Beach Hotel Indonesian Specialty Restaurant Legian Beach Hotel Jl. Melasti legian P. 62 361 755711 F. 62 361 752651 E. Tenkai @ Hotel Padma Bali Jl. Padma No.1 Legian – Bali P. 62 361 752111 F. 62 361 753621 Parasol @ Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa Jl. Padma 2, Legian Kuta – Bali PO.BOX 1003 TBB 80362 P. 62 361 751381 F. 62 361 766251 Colour Cafe @ All Seasons Legian Jl. Padma Utara Legian PO.BOX 1004 Legian 80361 P. 62 361 767688 F. 62 361 768180

Kuta Kunyit Bali @ Hotel Santika Balinese Restaurant Jl. Kartika Plaza, Kuta P. 62 361 759 991 Starz Diner @ Hard Rock Hotel, Kuta International Jl. Pantai Kuta P. 62 361 761 869 F. 62 361 761 868

Alang alang Restaurant @ Mercure Kuta Jl. Pantai Kuta Br. Pande Mas Kelod Kuta – Bali P. 62 361 767411 F. 62 361 764417 Golden Lotus Restaurant @ Bali Dynasty Resort Jl. Kartika, PO.BOX 2047 Tuban 80361 P. 62 362 752403 F. 62 361 752219 Pond Cafe @ Discovery Kartika Plaza Jl. Kartika Plaza South Kuta Beach 80361 Bali – Indonesia P. 62 361 751067 F. 62 361 753568 B’ Couple @ Kuta Paradiso Jl. Kartika Plaza PO.BOX 1133 & 1134 Tuban – Bali P. 62 361 761414 F. 61 361 756944 Samudra Cafe@ Grand Istana Rama Hotel Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta , Denpasar. BaliIndonesia P. 62-361 752 208 F. 62-361 745 852 E.

Nusa Dua Maguro Asia Bistro @ Nusa Dua Beach Hotel Asian Bistro Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua P. 771 210 F. 771 229 Tapis Restaurant @ Kayu Manis Indonesian Jl. Yoga Perkanti - Nusa Dua P. 62 361 705 777 Ocean Terrace @ The Laguna Beach Front Dining & Oyster Bar Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N2, PO Box 77, Nusa Dua P. 62 361 771 327 F. 62 361 771326 E. thelaguna.nusaduabali@ Italian Restaurant @ Aman Nusa Italian Food Nusa Dua P. 62 361 772 333

Raja’s @ Nusa Dua Beach Hotel Balinese Cuisine Nusa Dua P. 62 361 771 210 Kayu Putih @ St. Regis Fine Beachfront Dining Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot S6, Nusa Dua P. 62 361 847 8111 E. Faces @ The Bale Fine Dining - International Jl. Nusa Dua Selatan, PO Box 76, Nusa Dua P. 62 361 775 111 F. 62 361 775 222 E. Piasan @ Kayumanis Nusa Dua Italian Dining Nusa Dua P. 62 361 770 777 Ikan Restaurant @ The Westin Resort Nusa Dua PO.BOX 36 Nusa Dua 80363 Bali, Indonesia P. 62 361 771906 F. 62 361 772048 Mayang Sari Restaurant @ The Laguna Kawasan BTDC PO.BOX 77 Nusa Dua Bali 80363 P. 62 361 771327 F. 62 361 771326 Nampu Restaurant @ Grand Hyatt Bali Japanese Food Kawasan Wisata BTDC, Nusa Dua Bali PO.BOX 53 Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771234 F. 62 361 771083 E. Salsa Verde @ Grand Hyatt Bali Italian Food Kawasan Wisata BTDC, Nusa Dua Bali PO.BOX 53 Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771234 F. 62 361 771083 E. Garden Cafe @ Grand Hyatt Bali Asian and International Food Kawasan Wisata BTDC, Nusa Dua Bali PO.BOX 53 Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771234 F. 62 361 771083 E.

Pasar Senggol @ Grand Hyatt Bali Balinese and Indonesian Food Kawasan Wisata BTDC, Nusa Dua Bali PO.BOX 53 Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771234 F. 62 361 771083 E. Octopus @ Ayodya Resort Bali Jl. Pantai Mengiat BTDC Complex, Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771102 F. 62 361 771237 Paus Cafe @ Novotel Nusa Dua Hotel BTDC Complex PO.BOX 116 Nusa Dua Bali 80363 P. 62 361 8480555 F. 62 361 8480501 Sorento Restaurant @ Melia Bali Kawasan Wisata BTDC Lot 1, Nusa Dua 80363 Bali P. 62 361 771510 F. 62 361 776880

Candidasa & Nusa Lembongan The Terrace (open for breakfast and lunch) @Amankila PO Box 33 Manggis Karangasem - Bali 80871 Indonesia P. 62 363 41333 F. 62 363 41555 OR Jalan Raya Manggis Desa Manggis - Karangasem Bali 80871 Indonesia The Beach Club (open for lunch)@ Amankila PO Box 33 Manggis Karangasem - Bali 80871 Indonesia P. 62 363 41333 F. 62 363 41555 OR Jalan Raya Manggis Desa Manggis - Karangasem Bali 80871 Indonesia The Restaurant (open for dinner)@Amankila PO Box 33 Manggis Karangasem - Bali 80871 Indonesia P. 62 363 41333 F. 62 363 41555 OR Jalan Raya Manggis Desa Manggis - Karangasem Bali 80871 Indonesia

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World Class Dining The Private Dining (open for 24 hours room service)@Amankila PO Box 33 Manggis Karangasem - Bali 80871 Indonesia P. 62 363 41333 F. 62 363 41555 OR Jalan Raya Manggis Desa Manggis - Karangasem Bali 80871 Indonesia


KO @ Intercontinental Bali Resort Japanese Cuisine Jimbaran P. 62 361 701 888 F. 62 361 701 777 E.

El Patio @ Melia Benoa All Inclusive Resort Jl. Pratama, Tanjung benoa PO.BOX 52 Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771714 F. 62 361 772739

Di Mare Restaurant & Lounge @ Karma Resort Modern Mediterranean Cuisine Jimbaran P. 62 361 708 848


Taman Wantilan @ Fourseasons Resort Indonesian Fine Dining Jimbaran P. 62 361 701 010

The Restaurant @ Alila Villas Uluwatu Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak Desa Pecatu, Bali, Indonesia P. 62 361 848 21 66 F. 62 361 848 21 88 E.

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The Warung @ Alila Villas Uluwatu Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak Desa Pecatu, Bali, Indonesia P. 62 361 848 21 66 F. 62 361 848 21 88 E.

The Tao Bali Asian Food Jl. Pratama No. 96, Tanjung Benoa P. 62 361 772 902 F. 62 361 773 840 E.

Il Ristorante @ Bulgari Italian Restaurant Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Bali Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin Uluwatu, Bali 80364 – Indonesia Tel + 62 361 8471000 Fax + 62 361 8471111

Eight Degrees South @ The Conrad International Jl. Pratama 168, Tanjung Benoa P. 62 361 778 788 F. 62 361 773 888 E.

Sangkar Restaurant @ Bulgari Asian & Indonesian Restaurant Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Bali Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin Uluwatu, Bali 80364 – Indonesia P. 62 361 8471000 F. 361 8471111

Spice @ The Conrad International Jl. Pratama 168, Tanjunh Benoa P. 62 361 778 788 F. 62 361 773 888 E.

Warung Jinten @ Keraton Jimbaran Resort International Jl. Mrajapati - Jimbaran P. 62 361 701 961

Suku @ The Conrad Indonesian & Mediterrean Cuisine Jl. Pratama 168, Tanjung Benoa P. 778 788 F. 773 888 E.

Alcedo @ Gending Kedis International Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera 100Y, Jimbaran P. 62 361 708 906 F. 62 361 708 905 E. PJ’s @ The Fourseasons, Jimbaran International Jimbaran P. 62 361 701 010

By The C @ Aston Bali Resort & Spa Jl. Pratama, Tanjung Benoa P. 62 361 773577 F. 62 361 774954 Cocos Beach Restaurant @ Novotel Benoa Bali Jl. Pratama, Tanjung Benoa PO.BOX 39 Nusa Dua 80361 Bali – Indonesia P. 62 361 772239 F. 62 361 772237

Bedur Restaurant @ Ubud Hanging Gardens Asian & French Cuisine Desa Buahan, PO Box - Ubud P. 62 361 982 700 F. 62 361 982 800 E. Kudus House @ Como Shambhala Indonesian Cuisine Banjar Begawan, Desa Melinggih Kelod, Payangan, Gianyar P. 62 361 978 888 F. 62 361 978 889 E. Maya Sari Restaurant @ Maya Ubud European & Asian Cuisine Jl. Peliatan - Ubd P. 62 361 977 888 Petulu @ Kamandalu Resort and Spa International Cuisine Jalan Tegallalang, Banjar Nagi, Ubud P. 62 361 975 825 F. 62 361 975 851 E. Kemiri @ Uma Ubud Southest Asian Cuisine Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Banjar Lungsiakan, Kedewatan - Ubud P. 62 361 972 448 F. 62 361 972 449 Ma joly Restaurant @ Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa Kedewatan PO.BOX 7, Ubud 80571 Bali P. 62 361 975478 F. 62 361 975079 River Cafe @ Maya Ubud Resort & Spa PO.BOX 1001 Jl. Gunung Sari, Peliatan Ubud P. 62 361 977888 F. 62 361 978844

Other Area Warung Tugu @ Tugu Bali Balinese / Indonesian Food Tugu Hotel, Canggu P. 62 361 731 701

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Nightlife Capital of Asia So Kuta Legian is the place to go for ultra late night revellry? Maybe, but tucked in the gardens, bale’s and courtyards of our hotels and resorts are many exciting bars, clubs and nightspots – and no parking problem! The cocktails, music and magic are ready to welcome you pre-dinner or for that late night romantic drink.

Candidasa & Nusa Lembongan The Bar @ Amankila PO Box 33 Manggis Karangasem - Bali 80871 Indonesia P. 62 363 41333 F. 62 363 41555 OR Jalan Raya Manggis Desa Manggis - Karangasem Bali 80871 Indonesia

Nusa Dua Cascade Bar @ The Laguna Resort Kawasan BTDC Nusa Dua PO.BOX 77 Bali 80363 P. 62 361 771327 F. 62 361 771362 Lobby Bar @ Melia Bali Villas & Spa Resort Kawasan Wisata BTDC Lot.1 Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771510 F. 62 361 776880 Sapphire Lagoon Bar @ The Laguna Resort Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N2, PO Box 77, Nusa Dua P. 771 327 F. 771326 thelaguna.nusaduabali@ Sand Bar @ The Laguna Resort Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N2, PO Box 77, Nusa Dua P. 771 327 F. 771326 thelaguna.nusaduabali@

Tapas & Pool Bar @ Melia Bali Villas & Spa Resort Kawasan Wisata BTDC Lot 1, Nusa Dua 80363 Bali P. 62 361 771510 F. 62 361 776880



Centre Stage @ Hard Rock Hotel Jl. Pantai Kuta P. 62 361 761869

The Bar @ Bulgari Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Bali Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin Uluwatu, Bali 80364 – Indonesia P. 361 8471000 F. 361 8471111

Sanur Blue Uyes @ Genesis Genesis Hotel & Spa Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 888, Sanur Bali – Indonesia P. 62 361 722071 F. 62 361 722174 Bamboo Beach Bar @ Sanur Beach Jl. Danau Tamblingan Sanur – Denpasar 800032 P. 62 361 288011 F. 62 361 281753 Pepper’s Latino Grill & Bar @ Sanur Beach Jl. Danau Tamblingan Sanur – Denpasar 800032 P. 62 361 288011 F. 62 361 281753 Departure Lounge @ Mercure Resort Sanur Jl. Mertasari PO.BOX 3476 Denpasar – Bali P. 62 361 288833 F. 62 361 287303

The Lounge @ The Breezes Jl. Abimanyu No. 66, Seminyak P. 62 361 730573


Hard Rock Cafe Jl. Pantai Kuta P. 62 361 755661 / 755662 Gracie Kelly’s @ Bali Dinasty Jl. Kartika Plaza, Kuta P. 62 361 752403 Ayodya Pool Bar @ Grand Istana Rama Grand Istana Rama Hotel Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta , Denpasar. BaliIndonesia P. 62-361 752 208 F. 62-361 745 852 E.

Legian Sky Bar @ All Season Legian Jl. Padma Utara, Legian P. 62 361 767688 The Pool Bar @ The Legian Seminyak Beach Jl. Laksmana Bali 80361 P. 62 361 730622 F. 62 361 730623

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Bali’s rivers are not wild, they are exciting and have the occasional burst of adrenallin, but they are very pretty to float down. That was what one or two intrepid rafters discovered twenty years ago and what thousands have been enjoying since. The whole topography of Bali is based on the huge bulk of Mount Agung dominating the landscape with everything literally going downhill from there. This means that Bali is divided by rivers flowing down from the holy mountain. Many of them in deep valleys carved over the millenia and now overgrown by lush vegation. The perfect tropical rafting rivers. Typically the day on the river is a combination between fun, exercise and just sheer wonder at the beauty of nature, with the banter and knowledge of the guide and mentor an essential element in the success of the day. It well worth trying, many go for multiple trips it’s so much fun.

Dolphin the white water rafter works for Sobek White Water Rafting in Sayan just out of Ubud. For eight years he has guided thousands of happy tourists down the twisting and turning rapids of the Ayung River. When he was a boy in school he dreamed of working on the river and even after so many years he loves his job. “it is my hobby and my job” he says beamingly. Where did he get his name? Everyone at Sobek has an English style name as it helps the tourists to feel comfortable and to identify them. He became dolphin because he swam so well and so much while he was in training. He loves Bali because it has given him a good life and it is where he wants to be. Bali sustains him and keeps his life beautiful.

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Sport To some Bali is surf, surf, surf and that certainly isn’t wrong. To be synonymous with the world surf scene isn’t half a bad reputation. But there’s a lot more to Bali than that sports wise. Let’s start with golf where there are five great courses: Bali Golf & Country Club in the very heart of Nusa Dua, Nirwana on the southern coast, the fabulous Handara up in the volcanos, the little nine hole Grand Bali Beach in Sanur and the new kid on the block, New Kuta on the Bukit. All worth a round – or two. Then let’s move on to sailing where we have cruises heading off not only to Komodo but to Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida and just cruising the waters looking for dolphins. Of course many boats also provide diving expertise and equiptment and this is a booming sport with some great dive sites around the island. Increasingly riding is becoming popular as stables open all over the island providing a great (and natural!) way to see the island.


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Sticking to natural, there’s a quite a few companies offering cycling tours as well, which take you through villages, jungles and past temples, stopping of course for drinks and photos. A great idea – especially if you are going downhill! The beaches at Benoa and some parts of Sanur provide the more motorised sports with waterskiing, jetskiing, parachute flights and so on in profusion. A word of warning though – check the operator thoroughly for licences, some have not very good safety records. What else does Bali offer? Birdwatching and butterfly hunting in and around Ubud. Climbing Mount Agung. Trekking the national park, and walking virtually everywhere. You can play tennis in most hotels, head to Waterbom for the waterslides, go go karting on a minitrack and when all of that’s done hit the pool for a gentle swim. Bali has every sport you’ll want to do on holiday – and even cricket at the Canggu Club. Now you’re heard it all!

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Bali is full of royalty and like the European countries where respect runs high in the people, Bali’s royalty are revered and venerated. The comparison doesn’t stop there though, since European’s royalty are now restricted to largely ceremonial roles, so too in Bali the royalty sits very high on the ceremonial ladder, making them visible elements in the conservation and preservation of Bali’s culture. The mixture of culture, custom and religion is a thin blurred line for most foreigners so if you find yourself watching any ceremonyerr on the safe side and assume its a religious ceremony and be very respectful. Throughout Bali are royal palaces, some absolutely marvellous, others needing a little care and attention, all of them are precious jewels in Bali’s crown with their occupants giving the dazzle and glitter! There are royalty from various dynasties spread across Bali so if someone says they are royal you’d better beleive them!

Anak Agung Ayu Haley Dwara Wati Karangasem is a great granddaughter of the last king of Karangasem, the last ruler of a once very powerful kingdom and the largest in Bali. He died in 1946. She lives in Denpasar where she is studying to be a dentist and hopes to study her specialist subjects abroad. She is always very happy to return to the ancestoral palace in Amlapura Karangasem for weekends and on big ceremonial occiasions. Her Aunt Anak Agung Mirah Sasatrwati has played a big part in the well being of her large extended family, making sure the children are educated, and that they are all well versed in Balinese traditions and particularly in the family traditions of the Karengasem Puri. She has taught them respect for their heritage. So even though Haley now follows a more modern path, she can bridge the gap between ancient and modern between the traditional and the new. Her love for Bali and its special ways will stay with her forever.

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Bali is quickly becoming home to some very professional and well organized attractions which are worth a visit. Far from being out of character with Bali, these are mostly designed to fit in with Bali’s style and culture and of very high standard.


Located in the BTDC complex of Nusa Dua, Bali Eye has an enormous, colourful balloon that’s anchored to the ground. This bird’s-eye adventure is worth trying because only 25 balloons like this exist in the world. The one in Bali has a diameter of 24m. As soon as you leave the ground, your focus will quickly shift from your fluttering stomach to the postcard view of Bali. Good news! You can walk freely in the gondola, so you can take in the view from any and every angle you wish: the curving, green peninsula surrounded by blue water; the western and southern coasts of Bali bordered by cliffs and stretches of golden sand; the vivid, lush forest of Uluwatu; and the hotels and houses in Nusa Dua and beyond that gives an added touch to the colours of nature.Even though you cannot see the full extent of the island, 12 minutes of floating in the air still offers a spectacular view of one gorgeous part of Bali.

Waterbom This modern water world of myriad slides and many other attractions is located on 3,5 hectares land in the heart of Kuta just in front of Kartika Plaza Hotel. Here you can pump your adrenalin to the maximum or just be a lazy sun bather. Enjoying Waterbom means a whole day full of excitement. Experience a phenomenal ride on the only Boomerang in South East Asia. Afterwards jump to the neighboring line and get spun in the Superbowl, the latest attraction in


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the park (just like the dice in the roulette). Need more challenge? Hit the highest and fastest ride, 25 m up and a ground speed up to 70km/h, it is called Smashdown will get you down like a flash! Boogie Ride is also another quick ride, best ridden with a friend since it has two lines side-by side, and is also pretty thrilling. With less speed but a fast drop and quick turns and a bit of twist here and there, Macaroni Tube is as curly as noodles. Raft River is there not to be forgotten as its gentle flow will leave a great memory. After you have finished all the fast rides, take a break by enjoying a relaxing ride in the surrounding tropical scenery at Jungle Ride. For lazy sunbathers, the park provides spacious open areas to get kissed by the sun or relaxing under the shade of trees. Lazy River is also a good choice to relax and have a glimpse of sun and get showered by the many waterfalls and fountains. In the pleasure pool, you can swim or play volley ball, there’s a pool bar to provide some cool drinks. As if that wasn’t enough, spa centre offers a variety of treatments on their extensive menu. This theme park is a one stop shop of leisure. It is a water paradise on paradise island. It is a tranquil place to relax yet at the same time a great place to scream out loud. Watch out when you are on the slippery slopes to happiness, it’s downhill all the way….

Elephant Park Hidden away from the bounds of modern life, great creatures live in the vivid green jungle surrounding a humble traditional village: Gianyar Regency’s Taro village is home to 27 elephants who live well under the care of the Elephant Safari Park. The nearly two-hour drive to the elephant park begins in the civilized heart of the Balinese capital, Denpasar, and passes through quiet countryside to end in a narrow lane surrounded by a dense tropical forest. The park is open daily from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m., and early-bird visitors can have a most tiring yet exciting experience in elephant bathing: These great citizens of the world are ridden by their mahout to the main pond to enjoy its cool waters, then go on to the elephant-size open bathroom. The elephant tour seems to be the most popular activity, in which up to two visitors can climb into the saddle safely attached to an elephant’s back. Once you’re seated securely, your mahout will drive the grey giant along a track that runs about a kilometre through the middle of the dense forest for a tour past farms, through village streets, and back to the park.

Bali Adventure Rafting Another popular family attraction is white water rafting. On the Ayung River, Bali Adventure is the original company to set up here and still among the best. The river

boasts just enough spills and thrills to provide a ‘soft’ adventure. The guides with Bali Adventure are fantastic with children, reassuring them and giving everyone fair warning of what lies in wait. There are waterfalls and places to stop along the way for a swim. By the end of the ride, lunch and a shower is well appreciated. Kids are almost guaranteed to fall asleep on the way home.

Treetops Further afield Treetops is a premier attraction. Run by a French company, the course is designed with a variety of levels that will introduce the whole family to the joys of swinging through the trees. Beautifully situated in the Botanical gardens in the mountains of Bedugul, you can really let go here as safety is a priority and the equipment is world class. Combine this with a trip to the garden markets and, a suggestion for lunch, the Australian-run Crackers Sports bar in the village of Bedugul.

Taman Safari Park Lions and Tigers and Rhinos aren’t what you expect to find in Bali, but they are here and the newly opened Taman Safari Park gives their guests the opportunity to get up close to the wild animals in complete safety. There is also a water park and an amusement park complete with roller coaster for thrill seekers. Staying here is a real treat as well, an opportunity to wake up in the midst of the magnificent wild life is a thrill.

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No artificial light is allowed. You sit in darkness in the clean, clear air of Ubud, the stars twinkle overhead, the grass is damp below your feet but you are very comfortable, ready to see something exciting. You’ve heard that tonight’s performers are fantastic, unusual, even astonishing, but you’ll wait to see for yourself. Suddenly a massive troupe of wild and crazy men rush on the field, it’s like an attack of guerillas or you’re lucky you’re sitting down. Then a wild-eyed, longhaired, wiry man leaps in to the midst of the semi- naked troupe. This is Nyoman Rina and the show has begun. Balinese dance in the main, is gentle and artistic, it’s flowing and colourful, the girls are beautiful, the men dramatic and stage macho. Rina is not stage macho, he’s the real thing. He’s wild and dynamic, he leaps, he jumps, he rushes, he commands and the troops okay. This is kecak like you’ve never seen it before. This is knock-your-socks-off culture, so real it hurts. The man at the centre of the storm is an artist who has chosen the darkness of Ubud as his canvas, the muscle and chanting of the male dancers as his paint, and his little and distorted body as the brush. He forms a pyramid of bodies, and climbs to the top, he stamps on bodies, he tumbles down. The fire is lit and embers are thrown everywhere, the men pick them up in their hands, they kick them, they throw them at each other. It’s dance with a difference. It’s dramatic and dangerous. It’s Bali and you have just had another life changing experience. The chanting stops. Meet the master dancer. He smiles.

Kecak Rina is a legend in Bali as an innovative dancer of huge energy. His own Kecak troupe which plays at ARMA, every full and dark moon is a highly original and charged performance, which differs from the Kecak dance created with the help of Walter Spies in the 1930’s. He is also dances many other traditional dances as well as creating new versions of older performances.

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The Dances One of the absolute must – do experiences on any trip to Bali is the evening dance peformance. There are many very authentic dances performed in hotels and resorts with the dancers and musicians often coming in from one village by truck! But if you go out into the countryside (and lose the comfort of your hotel!) you get the genuine feeling of the performance. It really can be a moving and inspiring experience and is always a fantastic photo opportunity. Here are the main dances of Bali so you know what to chose.

Legong There are various forms of the Legong, but the Legong Kraton ‘Palace’ dance is the most often performed. It’s the most beautiful and graceful of Balinese dances, performed by girls as young as eight or nine years of age and rarely by those older than their early teens. Baris The warrior dance is traditionally a male counterpart to the feminine Legong with a group of energetic and warlike soldiers parading in line holding spears or brandishing other weapons such as a bow or Kris, depending on the variant performed. Wearing dramatic triangular hats they form a line that represents the soldiers who serve the kings of Bali and look very powerful in their movements. Kecak Probably the best known of the many Balinese dances, the Kecak (pronounced “keh-chack”) is unusual in that it does not have a gamelan music accompaniment. Instead the background is provided by a chanting ‘choir’ of men who verbalise the words “cha-a-chak-a-chak” in different ways to represent the chanting of monkeys. In each Kecak perfomance, sometimes over one hundred dancers play the monkey army, while the beutiful female dancers portray the main characters of Dewi, Sita and Trijata. Ramayana Ballet Basically, this dance tells the same story as the “Kecak” but without the monkey ensemble. However, a dramatic gamelan musical accompaniment steps in to enliven the performance which is full of interesting characters,


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including kings, princes and princesses, different gods and even clowns. Kris Dance In the Barong dance the battle between the forces of good and evil, as represented by the Barong and Rangda is so intense that many of the Barong ‘s supporters, who are all played by men, go into a state of trance. They are armed with a ‘Keris’ (a traditional dagger) and as the witch insults the Barong and taunts the men they attack her. But her power is so strong that they are repulsed until the men are so distressed by their failure that they try to impale themselves on their Keris. What is amazing is that their trance state prevents them from receiving any injury. Topeng A mask dance where the dancers have to imitate the character represented by the masks they wear. These can be single or group performances of up to 40 performers and show great creativity in expression due to the variety of the characters like, kings, old men, animals, etc. Jauk is the solo version of this form of dance. Sanghyang (Fire Dance) The Sanghyang dance originally developed to drive out evil spirits from a village. There are different forms, but all involve putting dancers into a trance through the use of chanting, incense and prayers. Inhabited by either demonic or heavenly spirits, they dance like nymphs or animals, some may even walk through fire. A priest is always on hand to help the dancers out of their trance at the end of their dance.

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There’s something absolutely enthralling about Balinese buildings and compounds: something magical and calming at the same time, something you can’t quite understand though. If you were the owner of a Balinese house however, you would certainly know what the secret is. It’s the ultimate in ergonomics, the peak of personalisation. You see every part of a house is built according to the size of the owner! The builder measures the span of the hand, the length of the fingers, the breath of the shoulders, the length of the foot, and according to stricly laid down laws, creates the house to the exact scale of the owner. The width of the doors, the size of the pillars, the length and breadth of the rooms, the distance between buildings, the height of doors is all predetermined, and gives the owner his perfect house. If we add on to that the pre-arranged relationships between all the buildings in a compound and the whole alignment with Mount Agung, you have a magical, unshakeable formula. And the results really work. Sadly most modern buildings are only based on the size of the budget and the tradition is not passed on, but to some thankfully tradition is sacrosanct.

Popo Danes is one of Bali’s most renowned architects. Born in Banuwatis in North Bali he studied in Udayana University in Denpasar and has never looked back. He has designed award winning resort hotels, villas, and other interesting creations. The ever youthful Popo has traveled to and enjoyed working? In many countries but will always return to Bali. He loves Bali because it is his home island. He loves its position and the acess to international thought and influences while retaining its true Balinese identity. “So many things connect in Bali and the mix of modern and traditional suits his profession. “We can live as we are in Bali, we can be ourselves. In Jakarta you have to be someone else.”

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Bali is rightly known as the centre of Asia Pacific art and culture, so taking some time to wander through the galleries and museums is inspiring and an education. Here are a few to what your artistic appetite.

Museum Pasifika – Asia Pacific Ocean of Art

Art was part of life for ancient people in Asia Pacific region. Mask and sculpture were used in religious ceremony and textiles were made not only to cover body but also for magical purposes. Even now traditional art in some part of the region is continuously integrated to people’s daily life. Indonesia is one of the countries in Asia Pacific which is rich in art where art’s forms in Indonesia are mostly integrated with tradition and it’s aspects. There are so many places for art lovers to study and to appreciate arts but Museum Pasifika is one distinguished place you cannot miss. The museum is located inside BTDC, a colony of five stars hotel, in Nusa Dua. It takes only 45 minutes drive from Sunset Road towards the International Airport. BTDC is in the end of the By Pass Ngurah Rai.

Beside collections of painting, Museum Pasifika, which was established in August 2006, also owns a collection of premier art of Vanuatu, a collection of tapa, bark cloth, of Oceania, and textiles of Indonesia Archipelago. The museum lets you travel from one to another atmosphere that the artist’s imaginations had captured and visualized it on canvas. Besides exquisite landscape and everyday life, women also were the inspiration for several artists.

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Tucked in the vibrant area of Ubud, Agung Rai Museum offers a tranquil atmosphere to appreciate the visual arts. Moreover, this is the place where one can integrate with the source of the inspiration itself.

The museum has 11 spacious rooms with different themes. The works of Indonesian artists, such as Dullah, Ida Bagus Nyoman Rai, Nyoman Gunarsa, Made Wianta, Regig, and others, that show how the colonialisation era had effected the acceleration process of art in Indonesia, can be studied and appreciated in the first room.

Agung Rai Museum of Art was officially opened on 9 June 1996; however the Arma complex was began in 1989. The museum boasts not only a collection of paintings from legendary Balinese artists but also works of prominent Indonesian artists from the Indonesian Archipelago such as Jeihan Sukmantoro, Affandi, Srihadi Soedarsono and others as well as foreign artists who drew inspiration from natural beauty of landscape and culture in Bali. Those are Walter Spies, Theo Meier, Le Mayeur, Rudolf Bonnet and others.

Pasifika does have plenty admirable collections of visual art. A collection of paintings by Indochina artists is displayed in the seventh room. Works of Covarrubias seen on the wall of the museum in the room number 12. Before that you can see Tahiti on canvas as well as Asia as a whole and the fascinating beauty of China in the room number 10 and 11.

There are two spacious buildings made from red bricks, lime stone and black stone, as the symbols of the natural colors, set among the grand garden completed with ponds and fountains. The first building, called Bale Daja, is where one can study and appreciate traditional paintings from Balinese artists. Here you can go through a journey of accelerating development of Balinese painting. The


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collection starts from 1940’s Batuan style paintings by anonymous. Batuan style painting is reflection of all daily activities, put into canvas in such an immense detail. Crossing a well maintained green garden full of local plantation is Bale Dauh, the second building in the complex. It is the show case for modern paintings of several prominent artists from inside and outside Indonesia. Put on the display, a unique famous painting by Raden Saleh called ‘Regent of Magelang and His wife’. Further more, the works of Walter Spies which boast lighting and gradation techniques can be found in the Bale Dauh. Agung Rai, the founder, started collecting paintings from all over the world in the 1980’s. For him the Arma complex is a dream come true. His vision is to establish a space to conserve the arts and the source of the inspiration. The creation of ARMA is the manifestation of his vision. On 7 hectares land he built an art space that integrates nature and Balinese traditional daily life.

Museum Rudana

Established in 1995, Museum Rudana is located in the tranquil atmosphere of Ubud. The museum boasts an outstanding collection of Balinese and Indonesian

classical, traditional, and contemporary paintings. The collection is from Indonesian prominent artists; new talented Indonesian artists; and also prominent expatriates who made Bali as their source of creativity. The three-story museum building was designed according to the Balinese philosophy of Tri Angga (foot, body, and head) and Tri Mandala (inner court, middle court, and outer court). The main entrance takes you to the second floor where a collection of contemporary paintings by Indonesian famous artists such as Made Wianta, Nyoman Gunarsa, and Sri Hadi Sudarsono are exhibited. The museum is really a place for art lovers, collectors, and art critics either to appreciate the invaluable art as well as to enhance their understanding of art as the museum host a collection of 400 paintings including the works of legendary artists such as Affandi, Basuki Abdulah, Antonio Blanco, and others. The paintings are selected and collected by Nyoman Rudana and Ni Wayan Olasthini, who have dedicated a remarkable effort in promoting Indonesian art. The museum has successfully realized the vision of the owner, Nyoman Rudana, to promote the richness of Indonesian art to the local, national, and international as well as to provide cultural education institution for public.

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Island of Spas The standard of spas in Bali is of absolute world class and in some of BHA’s hotels, the creme de la creme of spa are ready to pamper your body to new heights. Innovative treatments, astonishingly beautiful architecture, and charming service characterise the spas in Bali. Don’t hesitate : spa today!

Nusa Dua Jiwa Spa @ The Conrad Jl. Pratama 168, Tanjung Benoa - Nusa Dua P. 62 361 778 788 F. 62 361 773 888 Kriya Spa @ Grand Hyatt Bali Kawasan Wisata BTDC, Nusa Dua Bali PO.BOX 53 Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771234 F. 62 361 771083 E.

The Laguna @ Laguna Resort & Spa Kawasan BTDC Nusa Dua PO.BOX 77 Bali 80363 P. 62 361 771327 F. 62 361 771362 Yhi Spa @ Melia Bali Villas & Spa Resort Kawasan Wisata BTDC Lot.1 Nusa Dua 80363 P. 62 361 771510 F. 62 361 776880 Westin Spa @ The Westin Resort PO.BOX 36 Nusa Dua 80363 Bali, Indonesia P. 62 361 771906 F. 62 361 772048


The Spa @ Alila Villas Uluwatu Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak Desa Pecatu, Bali, Indonesia P. +62 361 848 21 66 F. +62 361 848 21 88 E.


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The Spa @ Bulgari Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Bali Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin Uluwatu, Bali 80364 – Indonesia P. 62 361 8471000 F. 62 361 8471111 Uluwatu Spa @ Intercontinental Jl. Luwatu No. 45 Jimbaran 80361 P. 62 361 701888 F. 62 361 701258

Kuta Giri Loka Spa @ Harris Resort Kuta Jl. Pantai Kuta PO.BOX 2073 Kuta Bali 80361 P. 62 361 753868 F. 62 361 753875 Jalanidi Spa @ Kuta Paradiso Hotel Jl. Kartika Plaza PO.BOX 1133 & 1134 Tuban – Bali P. 62 361 761414 F. 62 361 756944 Spa Bali @ Mercure Kuta Bali Jl. Pantai Kuta Br. Pande Mas Kelod Kuta – Bali P. 62 361 767411 F. 62 361 764417 The Elysian Spa @ The Elysian Jl. Sari Dewi No.18 Seminyak – Kuta P. 62 361 730999 F. 62 361 737509 Theta Spa @ Ramada Bintang Bali Resort & Spa Jl. Kartika Plaza, Tuban _ Bali 80361 P. 62 361 753292 F. 62 361 753288

Frangipani Massage @ Grand Istana Rama Grand Istana Rama Hotel Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta , Denpasar. BaliIndonesia P. 62-361 752 208 F. 62-361 745 852 E.

Legian Mandara Spa @ Hotel Padma Bali Jl. Padma No.1 Legian – Bali P. 62 361 752111 F. 62 361 753621 The Spa @ Mandira Jl. Padma 2, Legian Kuta – Bali PO.BOX 1003 TBB 80362 P. 62 361 751381 F. 62 361 766251 Spa @ The Legian Seminyak Beach Jl. Laksmana Bali 80361 P. 62 361 730622 F. 62 361 730623

Seminyak Anantara Spa @ Anantara Seminyak Bali Jl. Abimanyu (Dyana Pura) – Seminyak P. 62 361 737773 F. 62 361 737772 E. Le Spa @ Sofitel Seminyak Bali Jl. Camplung Tanduk – Sofitel P. 62 361 730730 F. 62 361 730558

Prana Spa @ The Villas Bali Hotel & Spa Jl. Kunti Seminyak Bali P. 62 361 730480 F. 62 361 733751

My Spa @ Mercure Sanur Resort Jl. Mertasari PO.BOX 3476 Denpasar Bali P. 62 361 288833 F. 62 361 287303

Ayung Spa @ Ubud Hanging Gardens PO.BOX Ubud Bali 80571 P. 62 361 982700 F. 62 361 982800

Spa @ The Samaya Jl. Laksmana, Seminyak P. 62 361 731149 F. 62 361 731203 E.

The Spa @ Puri Santrian Jl. Cemara 35, PO.BOX 3055 Sanur Denpasar P. 62 361 288009 F. 62 361 287101

Kamandalu Spa @ Kamandalu Resort and Spa Jalan Tegallalang, Banjar Nagi, Ubud P. 975 825 F. 975 851 E.

Sanur Origin Spa @ Genesis Genesis Hotel & Spa Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 888, Sanur Bali – Indonesia P. 62 361 722071 F. 62 361 722174

The Spa @ Bali Hyatt Jl. Danau Tamblingan Sanur 80228 P. 62 361 281234 F. 62 361 287831


Spa @ Maya Ubud Jl. Peliatan, Ubud P. 62 361 977 888 F. 62 361 978844

Mango Tree Spa @ Kupu Kupu Barong Kedewatan PO.BOX 7, Ubud 80571 Bali P. 62 361 975478 F. 62 361 975079

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The peninsula of Benoa has long been the home of watersports in Bali with skiing, jetskis, and paracutes applenty. Now there are great hotels, restaurants and spas as well. Nusa Dua’s formal setting is the home of many five star hotels, the main conference centre, a great golf course and an extensive shopping area, and now has its own Art Museum, Pasifika. Jimbaran, who fame rested on it’s fish restaurants now is an enclare of luxury hotels restled round its peaceful waters

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Nusa Dua, Jimbaran & Tanjung Benoa

STRICTLY FOR PLEASURE! Mr. Smith is our youngest repeater guest but we already know his preferences. Located on a stunning private beach of the Benoa Peninsula, one of the most desirable areas of Bali, Aston Bali Resort & Spa is set within a spectacular exotic garden and surrounded by an impressive 700m2 free form swimming pool. However much – or little – you choose to do, you will enjoy the service of a dedicated team that is always on hand to provide this little extra that makes all the difference and feel the perfect balance between Balinese traditional hospitality and a contemporary & fashionable beachfront resort. Set sail for an adventurous island discovery tour or fall under the spell of a spectacular sunrise, the choice is yours. Our astonishing ‘All Inclusive’ offers will guarantee you a hassle free experience where how to treat yourself will not be your concern anymore, it will be ours. Aston Bali Resort & Spa is proudly associated with WWF in their programme “Check out for Nature”. Property Details: Jl Pratama 68X Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua 80363, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 773 577 Fax: (62-361) 774 954 E-mail: Website:

Located absolutely at the stunning beachfront in the exclusive locale of Nusa Dua, flanking the Bali Golf & Country Club, The St. Regis Bali Resort is approximately 20 minutes from Bali International Airport. Impressively designed, the resort features 79 suites, 42 villas and 2 residences. Combining panoramic sea views as well as tranquil, colorful and lush gardens, the resort reflects a true element of style in the culturally rich and luxurious environment of Bali. Each suite and villa is infused with a residential feel and is intricately adorned with indigenous materials, cultural artifacts and fabrics. Each villa features a Butler Quarter with its own separate entrance for a 24 hour personalized St. Regis Butler service. The St. Regis Bali Resort boasts of two restaurants, a deli and two bars, Kayuputi, Boneka, Gourmand Deli, King Cole Bar and Vista Bar while the Remède Spa provides a sanctuary for world travelers looking for rejuvenation.

Property Details: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot S6, Nusa Dua 80363, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 847 8111 Fax: (62-361) 847 8099 Website:


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Ramada Resort Benoa Bali lies on Tanjung Benoa peninsula along Bali’s southernmost Nusa Dua region, just 20 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport. White sandy beaches and water sport activities are to be found along the peninsula, the perfect hideaway for a tranquil, tropical holiday. The 180 room resort encompasses spacious superior and deluxe rooms in a three-story, Balinese style structure. Eighteen one and two-bedroom villas some with there own pool and surrounded by landscaped, lush tropical gardens. Two inviting swimming pools, the Celepuk with “floating” bale bengong pavilions, swim-up sunken bar and bubble benches or Tao Lagoon on the beach across the road from the hotel, both invite guests to while away the hours relaxing in the sun or shade.

Property Details: Jl. Pratama No.97A Tanjung Benoa Nusa Dua 80363, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 773 730 Fax. [62-361] 773 840 Email. Website:

The Royal Santrian is a luxury boutique villa located on the pictureperfect beach of Tanjung Benoa. It is a prestigious and tranquil retreat set in 2.5 hectare of tropical gardens in a pristine area of Bali. The resort offers 22 superbly appointed Suites for discerning travelers. ROYAL SUITES | Number of Units : 3 | Size of Units : 300 Sqm Supremely luxurious these suites promise the ultimate in five star accommodation and state of the art facilities and features, including a private garden, 7x6M pool and exquisitely appointed indoor and outdoor bathrooms, an open air gazebo with large day bed and a glass paneled Jacuzzi overlooking the serene waters of the ocean. DELUXE SUITES | Number of Units : 19 | Size of Units : 300 Sqm With the same living and dimensions of the Royal Suites, these suites are equipped with 8 x 4 metre private pool. This world-class suites offer superior levels of comfort with exquisite amenities and thoughtful at every turn.

Property Details: Jl. Pratama, Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 778 181 Fax. [62-361] 281 357 Email. Website:

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Amanusa rests on a hilltop near to Bali’s southern most point, on the bukit, or peninsula. Geologically, the area is different to the rest of Bali, rather than lush rice fields or limestone cliffs, the vegetation is dominated by coconut trees, a band of green below a blue horizon that leads on to the islands of Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan. This is the vista from Amanusa. Amanusa, “peaceful isle,” is located on Bali’s southern peninsula on a grassy knoll overlooking Nusa Dua, the Indian Ocean and the Bali Golf and Country Club. The resort commands spectacular views of the island of Nusa Penida and the distant volcano of Gunung Agung. A very private and relaxing retreat, its award-winning architecture provides a sense of space and serenity, and its location is in convenient proximity to many day and night Bali activities. There are 35 suites interspersed throughout the resort gardens and connected by walkways to the guest facilities. Dining options within the resort are The Terrace, The Bar, The Colonnade and the Italian Restaurant, with Private Dining for dining privacy within you own suites. Property Details: Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 772 333 Fax: (62-361) 772 335 E-mail: Website:

The Pleasure of Regal Life Style A very warm welcome to Keraton Jimbaran Resort & Spa! Boutique style resort located at Jimbaran bay with beautiful secluded white sandy beach.The uniqueness of the property is design concept that features Bali style palace - be it the buildings, tropical Balinese garden landscape, and ambiance. Here, guests will feel the intimate and peaceful atmosphere. The luxurious villas fit to the king and queen, indulge in a royal fantasy with spacious bedrooms and bathrooms ensure the guest comfort and privacy with the special added conveniences of balcony, sitting room, Jacuzzi and a private pool at One-bedroom villa and Two-bedroom villas. We seek to provide each guest a memorable experience with its warm and sincere service. Our guests would experience unrivalled exotic of Bali and service with special attention to the finest details. Property Details: Jl. Mrajapati Jimbaran PO Box 2023, Bali, Indonesia T: (62-361) 701 961 F: (62-361) 701 991 Email: Website:


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The BALE is serene and luxurious retreat whose every purpose is to help you to relax and re-energize in style. We have just 29 immaculately designed pavilions, each with a sleek modern interior and refreshingly simple garden, blissful daybed, and its own private pool. Consider the BALE as your private tropical retreat, with its superbly trained butlers available 24 hours to cater to your every need. Organic products are used whenever possible and only serve the freshest produce at all times. Personalized meals, private BBQ and candle light dinner are personally arranged by our culinary team. Through our holistic focus on quality, our guest can experience exquisite cuisine. A range of spa treatments at The Spa definitely pamper our guest. Enlightening activities are in the house such as yoga, massage, detox programme, heart chakra healing, or try a new treatment courtesy of our Masters n Residence. Multifunction room is available with capacity up to 18 people, ideal for corporate meeting, workshop, banquet service, yoga sessions and art exhibition.

Property Details: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, PO BOX 76 Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 775 111 Fax. [62-361] 775 222 Email: Website:

Overlooking the tranquil waters of Jimbaran Bay on Bali’s southern coastline, InterContinental Bali Resort embraces 14 hectares of tropical landscape. Blessed with an endless stretch of white sandy beachfront, the resort integrates ornamental ponds, a winding lagoon and aesthetic stonework. This 418 room luxury resort was designed to blend modern convenience with elements of traditional Balinese architecture. There is an obvious sensitivity towards the surrounding environment, whilst respecting the rich culture of the island, its fine artistry and Hindu heritage. Guest facilities include six swimming pools, several Spa venues, Planet Trekkers children’s care centre, an opulent ballroom, meeting rooms, fitness centre, resort boutiques, tennis courts and a comprehensive array of recreational activities. Creative dining options cater to all tastes with restaurants specializing in Japanese and Italian cuisine as well as an alfresco environment for succulent seafood.

Property Details: Jl. Uluwatu No. 45, Jimbaran, Bali 80361, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 701 888 Fax. [62-361] 701 777 Email: Website:

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Nestled on white sandy beach of Bali’s southern coast, The Westin Resort, Nusa Dua, Bali, is set to provide travelers with the highest level of comfort which blends in the soft touches of Balinese hospitality. Each one of the accommodation features the acclaimed Heavenly® Bed, an electronic laptop-size safe, Voice Mail system and Wi-Fi internet service. Facilities outside of the guestroom include a large freshwater pool with 12-meter waterslide, a relaxing saltwater pool, to the children’s pool, each with its own waterfall. If a non-water activity is preferred, The Westin Resort Bali boasts four floodlit tennis courts, WestinWORKOUT®, extensive Westin Kids Club for young guest age 4 to 12 years old, and a rejuvenating Westin Spa as well as a vast range of water sport activities. Leave the outside world behind and allow your senses to be elevated. You have found your place to relax, revive and experience total renewal.

Property Details: PO Box 36, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 771 906 Fax: (62-361) 772 049 E-mail: Website:

Regarded as one of the finest resorts in the world, our Balinese influenced Resort blends naturally into dramatic landscape of Jimbaran Bay, that was only a decade ago an unknown area located on the southern tip of Bali. 147 expansive and elegant private Balinese villas await you offering a tropical paradise – with separate sleeping, bathing and living pavilions and ocean views from the plunge pool. Extensive Spa facilities and services available to pamper the soul, body and mind, offering treatments with ocean essences. Excellent dining options offered in four restaurants, ranging from Indonesian to western delicacies. All immersed in the mystique of this spiritual land. Experience the diversity of Bali by pairing your visit with a stay at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, an intimate upcountry retreat.

Property Details: Four Season Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Jimbaran, Bali 80361,­Indonesia T: (62-361) 701 010 F: (62-361) 701 020 Email: Website:


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Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa is a collection of exclusive adult orientated one and two bedroom villas, a honeymoon suite and owner’s residence each nestled within its own secluded walled garden. With visual elements of traditional design depicted in the thatched roof work, the villas accentuate natural lighting and a sense of spaciousness emulating the Balinese concept of open style living. All villas feature semi-open bathing facilities complete with outdoor shower recess, a personal plunge pool edged by a sundeck and reclining lounges as well as ample space for outdoor dining and romantic interludes. To escape the monotony of standard hotel room accommodation, villas at Kayumanis are equipped with a modern kitchenette which can be used to cater to special dietary requirements or enjoy a leisurely breakfast prepared by one of our unobtrusive butlers. Guest facilities at Kayumanis include an expansive freeform swimming, Spa, private Beach Club, Tetaring Restaurant featuring a tantalizing blend of Western and South East Asian specialties, also Piasan Restaurant featuring an original Italian cooking. Property Details: BTDC Area, PO Box 777 Nusa Dua, 80363, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 770 777 Fax. [62-361] 770 770 Email: Website:

Where luxury awaits… Bali’s loveliest sandy beach and crystalline water is the privileged location of The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua. Here luxury reigns in harmony with contemporary Balinese décor. Rooms are well appointed with the latest in modern technology, including 42-inch plasma satellite televisions, in-room DVD players, Broadband and Wi-Fi internet access. All guests enjoy complimentary use of the gym, 24-hour butler service and daily afternoon tea in the elegant Mayang Sari Lounge and Library. A tranquil haven … Step directly into crystal-clear lagoon waters from the private balcony of the unique Lagoon Access Rooms for a refreshing swim. Snorkel among the nearby reefs, tee-off at golf course adjacent to the resort, pamper yourself at the Laguna Spa, or just relax on the soft sand beach with endless ocean views. A rare paradise awaits! To learn more the resort, please visit Property Details: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N 2, PO Box 77, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 771 327 Fax. [62-361] 771 326 Email:

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Melia Benoa is a Balinese inspired architecture reflects the graceful nature of Bali just as the friendly smiles of our staff embody the warm hospitality for which Bali is so justly famous. Located at Tanjung Benoa, one of Bali’s newest resort area. Melia Benoa is Bali’s first All Inclusive resort that allow guest to enjoy carefree holidays. All the guests need to bring is the time to relax and enjoy. The hotel is just minutes from Nusa Dua and excursions around Bali are easily arranged. All Inclusive package includes all buffet and a la carte meals in our restaurants, unlimited beverages, soft drink, juices, beers, alcohols for local branded, daily snack at pool bar, in-house activities and evening entertainments. The hotel has 90 specious Deluxe Room and 38 Suites all features private balcony with sweeping view to garden and ocean. The well appointed guestrooms all have air conditioning, IDD telephone, cable TV, mini bar, safe deposit box, coffee and tea making facilities.

Property Details: Jl. Pratama, Tanjung Benoa, PO Box 52, Nusa Dua 80363, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 771 714 Fax: (62-361) 771 713 E-mail: Website:

Bali Tropic Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive hotel that epitomizes the authentic Balinese architecture and style fringed by white-sand and crystalline seas. It combines nature, rejuvenating spa treatments, and a host of recreational activities to give you the ultimate tropical retreat... Perched gracefully between the ocean and the sky, embraced by the lush tropical landscape, resort serenity designed for indulgence, the ambience is definitely natural, a place of beauty beyond imagining. The resort offers 130 deluxe rooms, 14 royal bungalows and 3 2-bedroom suites, each featuring individually controlled air–conditioning, private bath/showers, satellite television, IDD, mini bars, and tea/coffee making facilities, yukatas & slippers. Vast choices for dining include three restaurants and four bars, serving international barbecue buffet dinner. Bali Tropical Spa has 10 double treatment rooms with private shower and bathtub offering traditional massages, body scrubs, facial and other therapies to choose from. Experience the authentic Balinese hospitality. Property Details: Jl. Pratama 34 A, Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua, Bali,­Indonesia T: (62-361) 772 130 F: (62-361) 772 131 Email: Website:


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The Bulgari Resort is located near the village of Pecatu and the stunning clifftop site of the Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple, on the island’s far southern tip. The Jimbaran Bay and the international airport lie approximately 20 kilometres north of the resort. Uniquely positioned at more than 150 metres above the sea shore, the resort offers unrivalled views across the Indian Ocean. Nestled between the cliff and the ocean, a 1.5 kilometre long beach is accessible only through the resort’s inclined elevator. The resort is comprised of 59 ocean-view villas, including 3 two-bedroom villas and the 1,300-sq.metre Bulgari Villa. All accommodations offer a plunge pool and patio with secluded tropical garden, high technology features and an extensive range of amenities. Beside its unrivalled natural setting, the resort also boasts sophisticated facilities, such as the Italian and Indonesian restaurants, the lounge bar, the Spa, the cliff-edge pool, meeting and wedding facilities.

Property Details: Jl. Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin, Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 847 1000 Fax. [62-361] 847 1111 Email: Website:

The Villas at Bali Golf & Country Club, “your home away from home”, offering you the ultimate 5 star services in a truly intimate atmosphere. Awaken to the sound of twittering birds, swim a few laps, enjoy breakfast on the terrace and then it’s on over to the clubhouse for the start of another great round! Beautifully landscaped gardens surround the private swimming pools in each villa with bale style dining and living areas available for your relaxation. Enjoy grand golf course vistas, while relaxing with your favorite wine and snacks. Then let us have your personal chef prepare the dinner of your choice, either poolside or in your very own private dining pavilion. Choose from a Balinese Ristaffel, the seafood Grill or Steaks barbecued to perfection! The Villas at Bali Golf & Country Club are available for your enjoyment in four bedroom, three bedroom or individual bedroom types, equally suitable for families, golfing friends or romantic getaways, all with private en suite facilities, including outdoor bathing and showers in all master bedrooms. Property Details: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, Bali 80363, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 771 791 Fax. [62-361] 771 797 Email: Website:

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A Kingdom of Hospitality Ayodya Resort Bali blends exemplary standards of excellence with the grace and hospitality of Bali’s engaging people, while presenting an extensive range of restaurants, bars, sports and leisure activities, as well as meeting facilities. This enchanting, 537-room beachside retreat rests within 11.5 hectares of landscaped gardens, dominated by a beautiful lagoon, which is home to many species of water birds. The quintessential Balinese architecture is a lavish portrayal of everything that this magical little island represents, characterised by traditional stone-carvings, water features and ponds. The secluded 300-metre white-sand beach offers numerous watersports; and there is a large freeform swimming pool, complemented by a fitness centre, jogging trail, putting green and tennis courts. The spectacular ‘Ayodya Spa by Mandara’ offers indulgent body treatments and massage, while ‘Camp Ananda’, the fully-supervised kids’ club, facilitates programmes packed with games and creative activities. The food is world-class, restaurants serving specialised Asian, Japanese, Italian and International cuisine.

Property Details: Pantai Mengiat, BTDC Complex, Nusa Dua 80363, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 771 102 Fax: (62-361) 771 237 E-mail: Website:

Situated in Nusa Dua, Bali’s luxury resort development, the hotel is conceived as a ‘water palace’ with ponds, lakes, landscapes gardens surrounding low rise Balinese style buildings. Grand Hyatt is patterned after the fabled Balinese water palaces of old, set in 41 acres of cascading waterfalls, lush gardens and carp-filled lagoons. Its 650 meters tree lined beachfront, five swimming pools, extensive gardens and lagoon areas, offer the perfect setting for an unforgettable holiday. Grand Hyatt Bali consists of 648 luxurious rooms in four villages. Its Convention Centre offers 25 meeting rooms including the new Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,420 people. With five hotel restaurants to choose from, Grand Hyatt Bali offers a wide range of International and Local cuisine. Grand Hyatt Bali Spa, Kriya, offers the discerning traveller an authentic Balinese healing experience with 24 luxurious spa villas for treatments and full day spa programmes.

Property Details: Kawasan BTDC, Nusa Dua, Bali,­Indonesia T: (62-361) 771 234 F: (62-361) 772 038 Email: Website:


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Meliá Bali Villas & Spa Resort is measured by the number of moments that take your breath away. Located on the shore of the Nusa Dua enclave—Bali’s prestigious resort area—Meliá Bali Villas & Spa Resort is a unique sanctuary of exotic beauty and tropical comfort. Experience a new level of warmth in the resort’s 494 stylish accommodations across nine different categories, ranging from Superior, The Deluxe, Duplex Suite, Family Room, THE LEVEL, and Deluxe & Family Suites to Executive Suite. All feature contemporary and luxurious designs, including indigenous teak wood with jewel tone accents. If total privacy and seclusion are preferred, 10 private Garden Villas are set apart from the main resort, offering a secluded world of luxury—this is a dream holiday. For leisure, business, romance or family getaways, Meliá Bali Villa & Spa Resort guarantees not only a memory but an indelible experience in paradise island of Bali.

Property Details: Kawasan Wisata BTDC Lot 1, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 771 510 Fax. [62-361] 771 360 Email: Website: or

Nestled in nearly seven hectares of tropical gardens and lagoons with cascading waterfalls and a pristine 350-metre beach, Conrad Bali reflects a contemporary style. Each of the 360 luxurious guest rooms and suites is resplendent with modern Balinese architecture and private balconies overlook the ocean, resort, lagoons or gardens. The Conrad Suites are located in a secluded haven with a private pool, beachclub, lounge and special benefits including your Personal Assistant. The resort boasts a 33-metre infinity pool, lagoon pool, Kura Kura Kids Club, games zone, a fully equipped conference centre and a variety of locations for events and weddings including Infinity the stunning wedding venue. A choice of four award winning restaurants and two bars. Jiwa Spa with 17 treatment rooms, holistic therapies, two, five and seven day retreats, 25-metre spa swimming pool, fitness club, 2 floodlit tennis courts and wellness centre. Property Details: Jl. Pratama 168, Tanjung Benoa, on the coast 0f Nusa Dua, Bali 80363, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 778 788 Fax. [62-361] 778 780 Email: Website:

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Novotel Bali Benoa is located at the edge of Nusa Dua, overlooking the golden sands of Tanjung Benoa. The resort has been created using traditional Balinese architecture which provides a unique atmosphere set within luscious tropical gardens. The hotel has 182 rooms each with a coconut wood interior design and either a balcony or a garden. There are 8 villas designed in a luxurious tropical style, each with a private swimming pool, an open air living room and a bathroom with a whirlpool. The resort offers a variety of dining options including a daily theme buffet dinner, a beach restaurant and 3 relaxing bars. A daily cultural entertainment program is provided all day through until the evening. Activities are available for children at Dolfi Kids Club. Sport facilities include 3 swimming pools with 2 whirlpools, a tennis court, a fitness center, beach activities including volleyball. If you prefer to relax, come to our Spa for a massage or a treatment at the beachfront or in our spa. Property Details: Jl. Pratama, Tanjung Benoa, PO Box 39, Nusa Dua 80361, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 772 239 Fax: (62-361) 772 237 E-mail: Website:

Novotel Nusa Dua – Bali is located in the heart of the gated resort community of Nusa Dua, surrounded by an 18 hole golf course and 2 minutes away from Bali International Convention Centre in Nusa Dua with 30 minutes away from Ngurah Rai - Bali International airport. Novotel Nusa Dua – Bali provides you With 188 luxuriously appointed rooms and residences with resort facilities including a 2 tier of lagoon pool, 2.28 beach club, Dolfi Kids Club, Vous Spa, Pause Cafe, the Square restaurant for a relaxing holiday, as well as conference room for business travelers. The hotel location is close to all major tourist attractions, antique stores, art galleries and museums, arts and crafts boutiques centers, bars, cafes, restaurants, beaches, central business district, cinemas, major shopping and nightlife district, and many more.

Property Details: BTDC Complex, PO Box 116, Nusa Dua, Bali 80363, Indonesia T: (62-361) 848 0555 F: (62-361) 848 0501 Email: Website:


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Bask in golden sunsets and aquamarine ocean vistas at this allvilla resort’s spectacular clifftop location. Indulge in new heights of contemporary luxury with private space and twice as much time for blissful relaxation, wellness and destination discovery. Alila Villas Uluwatu offers all-pool villas that encompass luxury design and lifestyle elements, the finest culinary experiences at ‘The Restaurant’ and ‘The Warung’, indulgent spa treatments and massages, a 50-metre pool, Alila Gallery, and a choice of stunning indoor and outdoor meeting and wedding venues. Not forgetting, of course, our amazing team who will be crafting a bespoke ‘Alila Journey’ for each and every guest.

Property Details: Jl. Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 848 2166 Fax. [62-361] 848 21 88 Email: Website:

Gending Kedis is a secluded and tranquil resort featuring 19 luxury villas, perched on a ridge of land at Jimbaran Bay, Bali. Known as Bali’s Golden Mile, Jimbaran Bay is home to the island’s most exclusive and prestigious five star hotels, resorts and luxury rental villas. The resort is an easy 10 minutes drive from the Bali International Airport. The excellent facilities include the stylish Alcedo restaurant and bar, the Malkoha Spa, meeting room and large lagoon swimming pool. The resort’s luxury villas have one, two, three or four bedrooms, each with private swimming pool, living areas and full service kitchen. Jimbaran Bay is an area of outstanding natural beauty and Gending Kedis villas have breathtaking views over a steep wooded ravine with luxuriant green vegetation. Here is indeed your private haven of peace and privacy; the finest facilities combined with attentive, friendly service, will ensure your visit to the ‘Island of the Gods’ will be memorable: like many before you, Bali will beckon you back

Property Details: Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera 100Y, Jimbaran Bay, Bali Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 708 906 Fax. [62-361] 708 905 Email: Website:

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Karma Kandara, is the third operational Karma Resort. Karma Kandara will provide no disappointment in fulfilling the promise of its name. Set atop the sweeping cliffs of Uluwatu, Karma Kandara overlooks what is arguably Bali’s most beautiful beach. Kandara is blessed with golden sand an azure waters that stretch to the distant horizon. The 40 Pool Villas of Karma Kandara sit atop the “bukit” land that makes p the southernmost tip of the island. The beauty of the location itself is enhanced by the distant and towering Mount Agung. Easy access to the private beach at the foot of the cliff enables every guest to experience this awesome beauty. Adjacent to Karma Kandara is a traditional Balinese temple that is spiritually connected to a highly auspicious cave temple located at the cliff base. Karma cuisine will be served in “di Mare” restaurant perched high on the dramatic cliff top, where diners can look out over the main infinity pool onwards to the distant horizon. Contented with the perfectly crafted culinary delights, guests can retreat to enjoy the privacy of their pool haven. Property Details: Jl. Wijaya Kusuma, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62-361) 848 2200 Fax: (62-361) 848 2244 Website:


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Kuta & Tuban This is ‘down town’ Bali with the most famous beach and of course that crazy nightlife, but Kuta’s hotels are increasingly upmarket and its restaurants top class. Neighbouring Tuban is the home of Waterbom Park and the massive Discovery Mall but is also lined with hotels catering to families with style and grace.

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The Bali Dynasty Resort is one of Bali’s premiere resorts in South Kuta, renowned for its warm Balinese hospitality and has a regular repeat following. The resort has recently undergone some major improvements including some new rooms and a new lobby. The popular resort with its beautiful tropical gardens is within easy walking distance of the nightlife and excitement of the central Kuta area and to the Bali Discovery Shopping Mall is just a short stroll away. The unique layout allows for a subtle but effective division between the couples market and the family market. Couples can enjoy the famous Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub, relax at the adults only Lazy Pool, enjoy a treatment at the Spa Villa, or utilize the Exercise Room. Bali Dynasty Resort has 8 bars and restaurants to suit all budgets, with nightly entertainment. A wide variety of rooms are available, sleeping up to five people.

Property Details: Jl. Kartika, PO BOX 2047, Tuban 80361, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 752 403 Fax: (62-361) 752 402 E-mail: Website:

Harris Riverview Kuta, Hotel & Residences will be an ideal stopping accommodation venue, by the strategic area of Kuta. Harris Riverview located only 15 minutes drive from Airport, 10 minutes drive from famous Kuta Beach and 5 minutes drive from Legian famous shopping district. The Hotel and Residences consists of 134 rooms and 52 Residences, perfectly designed for young & energetic couple, family vacation up to Convention and Incentive player. The Hotel & Residence will be complemented as follows: GUESTROOM FACILITIES: Airconditioning, In-room Safe, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Television, Refrigerator, Shower, Satellite TV, Separate Bath, IDD Telephone, Laundry Service. HOTEL FACILITIES: Parking on site, Parking near by, 24 HRS Reception, Business Centre, Meeting Rooms, Elevators/Lifts, Free Wi-Fi, Shopping/Boutique, Medical Service on site, Doctor on call, High Chairs, Kids club, Kids Pool. DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES: Restaurants, Room Service 24Hrs, Juice Bars, Coffee shops, Childs Menu. LEISURE AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES: Swimming Pools, Day Spa, Reflexology. HANDICAPPED/DISABLED FACILITIES: Wheelchair Access throughout hotel Property Details: Jl. Raya Kuta 62A, Badung, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62-361) 761 941 Fax: (62-361) 761 941 Email: Website:


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Imagine a gleaming new, centrally located beach-side resort with beautifully terraced tropical gardens, this contemporary Balinese – inspired resort feature 195 rooms and suites. It has its own resort hub encompassing a travel desk, mini mart, internet café and concierge. A departure lounge and the area’s most popular chill-out beachside restaurant are impressive attractions. Most of its rooms have spectacular ocean views. All have 32” flat screen satellite TV and incredibly - seamless internet access. Appealing to families and couples alike, Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali is situated in the secluded enclave of Tuban, an easy 10 minute drive from the airport and a short stroll to the vibrant shopping and entertainment area of Kuta. Guests will be spoiled for choice with families enjoying the themed KidSuites, Family Suites and the creative children and teen activities. Couple can relax with a soothing treatment at the oceanside Tea Tree Spa.

Property Details: Jl. Wana Segara 33 Tuban, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 755 577 Fax. [62-361] 754 549 Website:

Welcome to Paradise! Located at South Kuta Beach, Kuta Paradiso Hotel is luxury five-star hotel, a resort style in downtown Kuta area. A combination of 243 deluxe, super deluxe rooms and suites are arranged in two wings leading off the hotel’s spacious lobby. All rooms are providing comfortable, tasteful accommodation overlooking the ocean and the hotel’s landscaped tropical gardens. A brand new fully – equipped gymnasium and Jalanidi Spa which includes sauna is available for guest use, with experienced health and fitness instructor to provide expert assistance. It is just ten minutes drive from the airport, centrally surrounded by restaurants, amusement center, and nightlife entertainment. The famous Kuta Square-shopping center is just at our doorstep. Kuta Paradiso Hotel is an excellent choice for meeting and conventions, with facilities to cater up to 425 participants. Paradiso Ballroom is fully functional as a single venue or in various lay-out combinations for cocktail parties, presentations and banquets. Enjoy your holiday in Kuta, Bali! Property Details: Jl. Kartika Plaza, PO Box 1133 & 1134, South Kuta Beach, Bali 80361, Indonesia Tel: (62-361) 761 414 Fax: (62-361) 756 944, 761 421 E-mail: Website:

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Watch the palm trees sway and the ice melt in your glass as you chillout at Asia’s first Hard Rock Hotel. Sprawling across more than 3 hectares of pristine tropical property, our island paradise is also in the heart of Bali’s famous entertainment and shopping district, featuring 418 tribute rooms, luxury and deluxe suites, alongside six cutting edge food and beverage outlets. A paradise for couples, families and singles. Centerstage lies at the heart of the hotel and doubles as a lobby, a bar, a live rock venue and even a rock museum. Enjoy the choicest New York style take-outs at HRBC Deli and check your email, while you’re here. Starz Diner, the Hotel’s hip all day dining restaurant serves contemporary Asian and down-home American cuisine. Dine Al Fresco at the poolside Splash Bistro, enjoy wood fired pizzas, rockin’ pastas and cool cocktails. The residence of Rock ‘n’ Roll, where rock stars and royalty alike are honored! Featuring hefty portions of burgers and rock at Hard Rock Café. Enjoy a luscious Latte or a chillin’ Frappucinno at Starbucks Coffee Company. Come to the Hard Rock Hotel Bali and feel like a Star! Property Details: Jl. Pantai, Banjar Pande Mas, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 761 869 Fax: (62-361) 761 868 E-mail: Website:

Risata Bali Resort & Spa is a secret paradise hidden in the heart of South Kuta Beach on the exotic island of Bali. All of our rooms and suites are surrounded by delightful garden with fragrant flowers, exotic fruit trees and shady palms. The resort is ideally situated just five minutes drive from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport, within walking distance of all the main shops, Discovery Shopping Mall and Waterbom Park and conveniently close to the island’s numerous restaurants and vibrant nightspots

Property Details: Jl. Jenggala South Kuta, Bali 80361 PO Box 3207, Denpasar, Indonesia Tel: (62-361) 753 340 Fax: (62-361) 753 354 Email: Website:


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Desire within reach…. Ramayana Resort & Spa is strategically located in the heart of Kuta and provides a tranquil sanctuary for its residences. The resort is just 2 minutes walk from Kuta Beach. Ramayana just finished the renovation its lobby, now more spacious and equipped with departure lounge with showers. All 212 rooms are air conditioned and feature international television channels with in-house movies, mini bar, private bathroom and a terrace or balcony. There are two pools surrounded by lush tropical garden and extensive collections of orchids. A new renovated spa is also available. The deluxe, family deluxe, poolside cottage, executive deluxe and resort club are aesthetically furnished. The executive deluxe and resort club guests will enjoy free afternoon tea and 30 minutes welcome massage. Ramayana is also equipped with 2 meeting rooms complete with wireless high speed broad band internet connection. On the ground floor are the boutique stores with Blue fin Japanese Fusion Restaurant & Lounge, Stadium sports café & bar, Asian Spice Restaurant, Gabah Restaurant and Jepun Waroeng pool bar. Property Details: Jl. Bakung Sari, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 751-864 Fax. [62-361] 751-866 Email: Website:

Within an excellent location on world-famous Kuta’s superb beach, the Grand Istana Rama offers convenience, relaxation and some of the best surfing place in the world, while the International shop is a few minutes from the hotel and the vibrant nightlife of Jalan Legian are only a few minutes walk away. Set in 1.7 hectares of lush tropical garden, the Grand Istana Rama has 142 renovated rooms, consists of buildings and cottages. All rooms and exterior spaces reflect the charm and fascination of Bali.

Property Details: Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta 80361, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 752 208 Fax: (62-361) 754 852 Website:

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“Kupu Kupu Barong Beach Resort is a secret sanctuary on the magical island of Bali. Our stunning boutique hotel is set within a shady tropical garden that gently spills on to a secluded beach of soft white sand. Our concept was to create a hidden world in keeping with tradition and in tune with nature; simple yet luxurious, exotic and romantic. We are committed to serving the needs of the sophisticated traveller by blending contemporary style with exceptional hospitality. Offering much more than just the amenities of a hotel, we are proud to present our guests with a rare and blissful lifestyle experience of uncompromising quality and unsurpassed personal service. “

Property Details: Jl. Wana Segara, Tuban, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 753 780 Fax: (62-361) 753 781 E-mail: Website:

Hotel Santika Premiere Beach Resort Bali is a resort property set within a green garden environment against a precious ocean backdrop amidst the vibrant pace of Kuta Beach. A collection of 171 stylishly appointed guest rooms, bungalows and suites offer all necessary modern comforts to fulfill the diverse needs of international leisure and business travelers alike. Three unique dining outlets serve a fine standard of cuisine that caters to all of tastes. Kunyit Bali Restauatant specializes in a highly acclaimed menu of authentic Balinese cuisine. The Sunset Beach front Restaurant is slightly elevated to take in refreshing ocean views and sample delicious offerings of international favorites. Wayang Restaurant opens early for an extensive buffet breakfast. Other facilities and service include two swimming pools, comprehensive function/ meeting rooms, a spacious garden landscape for weddings and regular cultural performances. The resort prides itself on offering all guests genuine Balinese hospitality in setting that is simple, natural and serene. Property Details: Jl. Kartika Plaza, PO Box 1008, Tuban, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62-361) 751 267 Fax: (62-361) 751 260 / 761 889 Email: Website:


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Ramada Bintang Bali Resort sets in more than six hectares of tropical gardens extending down to beach front of South Kuta coast referred as Tuban, conveniently located just ten minutes drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport and only few minutes away from the biggest shopping centre, the Discovery Shopping Mall. The hotel has 402 rooms including Bintang Bali Suite, Baan Lanna and Batik Residences. These rooms are well appointed offering stylish design with wood floors, a private balcony or terrace facing to the gardens. The hotel has a large swimming pool, Children Playground, Jacuzzi, Health Club, Spa facilities, Meeting Rooms and Business Centre. Each guest room is equipped with IDD telephone, Tea and Coffee making facilities, Safe Deposit Box and Broadband Internet access.

Property Details: Jl. Kartika Plaza, South Kuta Beach, Tuban, Bali 80361, Indonesia Tel. [62-361] 753 292 Fax. [62-361] 753 288 Email: Website:

Unique -:) Experience… Strategically located, only few steps away from Kuta’s surfing paradise and its exciting nightlife. Experience the simple design with comfortable, unique ambience, and friendly spirit of all Harris “Players” The resort features 191 rooms and suites with bright colors design. All rooms are equipped with cable television, free WIFI connection, freeform swimming pool and Kids pool with waterslide. A health conscious Harris Café offers a range of Indonesian and International specialties and Pizza & Pasta at Harrissimo Dino Kids Club featuring fun-filled games and story telling for the children while the parents can indulge themselves with our energizing and refreshing body treatment at Harris Spa. Harris Resort Kuta is a place to have fun for everyone.

Property Details: Jl. Pantai Kuta, PO Box 2073, Kuta 80361, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 753 868 Fax: (62-361) 753 875 Email: Website:

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The Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel & Villas is ideally set on the beachfront of South Kuta and surrounded by tropical gardens. With a wide choice of restaurants and excellent sporting facilities, it is close to all the main shops and entertainment and also a perfect venue for conferences. As the most important hotel in the area, it offers 318 rooms, suites and villas. All guest rooms have garden or ocean views, private balconies, air-conditioning, cable TV, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, inroom safe and a choice of a shower or tub. The exclusive Discovery Beach Front Villas are stylish and spacious. They each offer 24-hours butler service, air conditioning, and access to all the 5-star facilities of the hotel. Features of these villas include two master bedrooms, kitchenette, luxurious bathroom, outdoor tropical shower and a private plunge pool overlooking the sea. The most spacious beachfront villa can even cater for a wedding with up to 20 people, which can make your precious moment even more memorable.

Property Details: Jl. Kartika Plaza, PO Box 1012, South Kuta Beach 80361, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62-361) 751 067 Fax: (62-361) 752 475 E-mail: Website:

Affordable comfort with beautiful Kuta Sunset view... Mercure Kuta Bali is strategically located at the heart of Kuta. A famous area which is a surfer paradise, and a location for night life entertainment and shopping center. Spectacular views over Kuta and Legian from the roof top – 4th floor. Admiring the unique and stunning Kuta Sunset. Four stars hotel that is situated right across Kuta Beach, with only 3 minutes walks across the Kuta Beach Street. Side by side with Hard Rock Cafe Bali. Provides an easy access for shopping, beach activity, dining experience and nightlife. Swimming Pool is located at roof top – 4th floor. The only pool in Kuta with best view of Kuta Sunset, complete with kids’ pool and surrounded by Cabanas for relaxation. 130 exclusive rooms with balcony offer the perfect blend between traditional and modern design. For total rejuvenation, Bali Spa at roof top – 4th floor is available for body treatment inspired by Balinese ancient healing treatment. Property Details: Jl. Pantai Kuta Br Pande Mas Kelod, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62-361) 767 411 Fax: (62-361) 767 417 Email: Website:


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There’s a lot of hype about Seminyak and most of it is true! Great food, good clubs and top class hotels. Legian’s shopping streets are great for originals and host some great hotels as well.

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This resort is the latest addition to the elegant natural beauty of Bali’s pristine Seminyak beach. The 59 stylish Anantara Suites and 1 Anantara Penthouse features expansive free-flowing living spaces with Balineseinspired décor with sophisticated in-suite amenities and balconies with signature terrazzo hydro tubs overlooking the sparkling ocean. The resort has 1 infinity-edge pool and 2 private pool access from the lower level suites, Wild Orchid-authentic neo cuisine Thai restaurant, S.O.S-sunset on Seminyak Bar where to enjoy your sunset cocktails experience, RGW-Rooftop Grill & Wine restaurant for your fresh grill seafood and meat pairing with the most exclusive selection of wines or dine under the stars by your own design with the breathtaking views overlooking to the ocean. Library, business centre, free WI-FI, gym room as well as our Anantara Spa offered for the ultimate relaxation experience. Created to be the perfect abodes, all suites reflect authentic Anantara touches with contemporary Asian furniture and every imaginable modern lifestyle trimming to ensure guests are cocooned in luxury and utmost comfort. Awaken the senses and offering an extraordinary lavish experience.

Property Details: Jl. Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura),Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 737 773 Fax: (62-361) 737 772 E-mail: Website:

The Legian is an exclusive all-suite hotel set amid gorgeous landscaping with unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean. Cooled by the gentle breezes that whisper across its terrace, guests at The Restaurant can relish the exciting creations of Executive Chef, Dorin Schuster. They can also appreciate the sound of breaking surf while enjoying a fusion of time-honoured and modern healing techniques within the stylish simplicity of The Spa at The Legian. Meanwhile, the hotel’s neighbour, The Club at The Legian, is an elite enclave of immaculately-furnished, contemporary villas, each with a private 10-metre swimming pool, lush garden, butler service and Clubhouse facilities. The elegant interiors and furnishings at these two properties are designed by Jaya Ibrahim, Indonesia’s foremost interior designer.

Property Details: Jl. Laksmana, Seminyak Beach, Bali 80361, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 730 622 Fax: (62-361) 730 623 Email: Website:


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Imagine your own private paradise complete with pool, kitchen and luxurious living area nestled in the heart of fashionable Seminyak. The Villas Bali Hotel & Spa is located with walking distance to international shops, boutiques and restaurants. Invite us to delight you with our exquisite in room dining, with breakfast or barbecue prepared in your villas. Attached to the hotel is the holistic healing centre, Prana spa. Entering the opulent archways and palatial corridors punctuated by elaborately painted columns in hues of gold and claret, you cannot help but surrender your senses to this fantasy world. The exotic therapies ranging from traditional Balinese massage to exclusive Ayurvedic treatments will leave you in a narcoleptic state. Just 50 metres away, Chill is a chic haven of Oriental reflexology that will rejuvenate and stimulate your body and soul. With award-winning Prana restaurant serving up an innovative menu of international cuisine that’s taking fine dining to a whole new level, there really is little reason to leave the sanctuary of The Villas. Property Details: Jl. Kunti 118, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 730 840 Fax: (62-361) 733 751 E-mail: Website:

The Oberoi, Bali is a beautifully landscaped resort, with a beach-side swimming pool, set in 15 acres of tropical gardens. 14 Villas each have a walled courtyard ensuring absolute privacy, a dining pavilion for intimate dining, air conditioned bedroom and en suite bathroom. Most have their own full size swimming pool. The 60 Lanai rooms feature a terrace for outdoor dining, and a luxurious air conditioned bathroom with sunken bath. The Kura Kura restaurant has an appetizing selection of dishes, with Continental, Indonesian and Asian specialties. The beach-side Frangipani CafĂŠ is a celebrated spot for al fresco dining serving breakfast, fresh seafood and light meals. There are frequent cultural performances with themed buffet at the Amphitheatre and the Kayu Bar is a casual meeting place for the evening. Open air massage pavilions are a popular feature of the Spa, which also includes a beauty salon, sauna, gymnasium and tennis court. The smiling Balinese staff in their traditional dress ensure excellent service. This enchanting private resort reflects the romance and timeless beauty of Bali. Property Details: Seminyak Beach, Jalan Kayu Aya, PO Box 3351 Denpasar 80033, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 730 361 Fax: (62-361) 730 791 Email: Website:

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Samaya’s two Seminyak properties have something for everyone, original Samaya is located on Seminyak Beach, just a few minutes from the bustling entertainment and shopping of Legian and a twenty minute transfer time from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport. The all new Samaya Royal Courtyard Villas which are just located across the street from the existing villa property, each with their own full-size private swimming pool, modern, fashionable and chic interior, self contained entrance, with a golf buggy service between the two, stay at one play at two, best of both worlds, and the assurance of privacy and upscale service in all our villas is our top priority.

Property Details: Jl. Laksmana, Seminyak Beach, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 731 149 Fax: (62-361) 731 203 E-mail: Website:

Located in the heart of Seminyak, a district situated on the South Coast of Bali, The Breezes Resort and Spa is set in a lush private garden that creates an oasis of tranquility. The main focal point of the resort is the four tiered lagoon swimming pool with poolside sun-lounges, private beach and swim up bar. The poolside restaurant provides a relaxing place in which to enjoy a bite to eat while the Buddha Bar is a more informal club style bar for snacks and drinks. For total relaxation the Spa will soothe, refresh and rejuvenate body and mind. Tour agent and an activities team are on hand to ensure guests make the most of their time in Bali. Our professionally trained security team is on site 24 hours a day, and with the assistance of CCTV are here to ensure your security during your stay.

Property Details: Jl. Abimanyu 66, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 730 573 Fax: (62-361) 730 518 Website:


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The Award winning Sentosa Private Villas & Spa features an array of luxury villas from 1 - 5 bedrooms. 5 star affordable luxury in the heart of Seminyak. This breath taking property includes a multi million dollar clubhouse with a full size fitness centre and arguably Bali’s most luxurious day spa, the kids club as well as Blossom Restaurant & Lounge Bar. Asia’s most photographed resort.

Property Details: Jl. Pura Telaga Waja, Petitenget,Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 730 333 E-mail: Website:

The exquisite O~CE~N Bali occupies a prime beachfront location on Legian Beach, between Bali’s famed Kuta Beach and upmarket Seminyak. Unrivalled in style, design and beachfront location, O~CE~N Bali features lavishly appointed hotel rooms, suites and elegant split~level penthouses with large private balconies. Rooms are complete with state of~the~art entertainment systems, including flat~panel televisions, cable service and high speed internet access. Resort amenities include two swimming pools, a beachfront fine dining restaurant, specialty bistro, alfresco bar, day spa, business centre and 24 hour concierge. Be among the guests to discover this incredible location and luxurious accommodations

Property Details: Jl. Arjuna (Double Six), No. 88X, Legian, Bali 80361, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 737 400 Fax: (62-361) 737 408 Email: Website:

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All Seasons Legian Bali is seconds from the surf, shopping and restaurants of Legian and Kuta, two of Bali’s most celebrated resort districts. Funky contemporary design, friendly service and afford ability are all combined at All Seasons for an outstanding Bali experience. All Seasons 113 air-conditioned rooms mix vibrant minimalist décor with Balinese accents. Stepping into spacious, open plan lobby and you enter a world of colors. Chill out on the comfy low slung couches surrounded by screens in rainbow shades or take a table at Colors Café where you can sample Asian and International favourites, surf broadband WiFi internet or watch the widescreen TV. Surrounded by tropical gardens and frangipani trees the central pool deck comes complete with kid’s pool, sun loungers and a bar serving cold drinks and snacks.

Property Details: Jl. Padma Utara, PO Box 1004, Legian 80361, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 767 688 Fax: (62-361) 768 180 E-mail: Website:

RESTING QUIETLY IN lush landscaped gardens right on Legian’s famous surf beach, The Jayakarta Bali Beach Resort, Residence & Spa is the perfect choice for those who wish to experience the richness of Bali’s culture and yet still be within walking distance of the popular shopping and entertainment areas. Guest accommodation is comprised of 100 Standard rooms, 170 Deluxe rooms, two Junior Suites, four Jayakarta Suites, and a penthouse . In addition to these guestrooms, The Residence Jayakarta has 62 One Bedroom, and 9 Two bedroom , 2 Three Bedroom self contained apartments. All rooms and apartments are air-conditioned and equipped with IDD phone, mini bar, TV with in-house movies and domestic as well as international channels. The apartments also have a kitchenette with microwave, a full set of china, glass and silverware, and a sofa bed in the living room. Property Details: Jl. Werkudara, Legian, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. PO Box 3244 Bali Tel: (62-361) 751 433 Fax: (62-361) 752 074 Email: Website:


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A resort combining charming Balinese traditional style and western comfort, located on extensive beachfront garden. Spacious Superior Rooms are positioned in three and four storey buildings located rear of the property, Superior Cottages are located on the first floor of two storied cottage while the Deluxe Room are on the ground floor as well as being located in single storied cottage. The resort has two swimming pools, two restaurants and beautiful gardens overlooking the white sandy Legian beach and looking towards the ocean and sunsets.

Property Details: Jl. Padma 2, Legian, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 751 381 Fax: (62-361) 766 251 E-mail: Website:

A 4-star Beach Resort Hotel with international standard of service and facilities, located just a few steps away from the magnificent beach of Legian, renown for its surfing beach and for watching sunset. The hotel is approximately 15 minutes drive from the international airport Ngurah Rai, and only minutes walk to the heart of Kuta with its tempting nightlife activities and shopping centers. Spread over 4 hectares of landscaped tropical gardens, the thatched-roof Balinese style bungalows and hotel rooms are all artistically furnished with typical Balinese dĂŠcor and modern amenities. The bungalows have each private terrace overlooking the gardens, offering a quiet and peaceful atmosphere conducive to a relaxing holiday. Two swimming pools, provide the perfect setting to laze and relax. For those seeking a romantic wedding location, our garden setting and beach front location can be the perpect venue for wedding ceremonies and a romantic candlelight wedding dinner.

Property Details: Jl. Melasti, Legian, PO Box 3308, Bali 80033, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 751 711 Fax: (62-361) 752 651 Email: Website:

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Padma Resort Bali at Legian is a tranquil paradise under the dancing shadows of a renowned sunset at Kuta-Legian Bali. Just meters from the traditional art and fashion market of Legian street, the five-star deluxe resort is a sanctuary at one with mature. Spaciously set within a romantic 6.5-hectare garden landscape, the hotel provides comfortable accommodation, world-class facilities and that special brand of Balinese hospitality. When it comes to leisure, Padma offers an innovative array for entertaining events that combines Bali’s rich culture with world-class cuisine. The Luxury of Padma is completed with the art elements within the property. Among sculptures are masterpieces by artists like Nyoman Nuarta, makes every sculpture has its own story. Your escape to Padma Resort Bali at Legian will refresh your body and soul, giving you a complete experience of comfortable accommodation, great food and artistic living.

Property Details: Jl. Padma No. 1 Legian, PO Box 1107 TBB, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 752 111 Fax: (62-361) 753 623 E-mail: Website:

THE HAVEN is a pioneering lifestyle resort situated in the dynamic hub of Seminyak, Bali’s most sought after neighbourhood. Boutique shopping, a cosmopolitan array of restaurants, the island’s hippest night spots and its famous beaches are all within easy walking distance of The Haven Hotel & Suite. Suites at THE HAVEN (opening in March 2009). The Haven boasts 60 s pacious suites offering a total of 90 bedrooms in one and two bedroom configurations The earthy minimalist style suites overlook a trio of swimming pools ensconced in landscaped tropical gardens inspired by Bali’s rich natural heritage. Hotel at THE HAVEN (opening in May 2009) 96 spacious hotel rooms are ranged around a courtyard filled with tropical flora and dominated by a stately ziggurat sculpture whose steps wear a transparent mantle of cascading water. Villas at THE HAVEN (opening in March 2009) Villas at THE HAVEN offers seven villa residences of one and two bedrooms featuring private pools and split-level living. All villas feature the latest amenities including LCD TVs in all bedrooms and living areas and digital audio systems.

Property Details: Jl. Raya Seminyak 500, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 738 008 Fax: (62-361) 738 002 Website:


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Set amidst manicured gardens, a luxurious haven of 26 private villas awaits you at The Elysian. Our tropical boutique hotel is equipped with all the luxuries of a first class hotel-chill out to the best tunes on your in-villa iPod, or unwind under the skillful hands of our spa therapists at the Elysian Spa. One night at The Elysian truly feels like heaven. Balinese paths lead the way to the 25-meter swimming pool, which features a waterfall cascading over a beautifully carved lotus mural and edged by breezy cabanas. When it is time to thrill the taste buds, head to Rush Bamboo Restaurant and Bar for delicious cuisine and tasty cocktails. If you are looking for the perfect place to romance over a candle lit dinner - The Elysian will gladly cater for you, 24 hours a day, in the intimacy of your villa. You will never want to leave!

Property Details: Jl. Sari Dewi 18, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 730 999 (hunting) Fax: (62-361) 737 509 E-mail: Website:

BIENVENUE AU SOFITEL SEMINYAK BALI ! World-class luxury hotel, with French elegance and artfully blended with the unique Balinese culture. Sofitel Seminyak Bali offers the very best of French elegance, from food and wine rituals to designs. It is where life can be savored, transforming every stay into a unique and unforgettable experience. The magical ambience of Bali reflects the beachfront resort set amidst a lush tropical garden. Ideally situated on the exclusive Seminyak Beach, the resort is within walking distance from fine dining restaurants, trendy bars and luxury shopping. Spacious and luxurious, all 128 rooms feature a private balcony offering views over the tropical garden. The 16 secluded villas are all masterpieces, each with a private pool or whirlpool set in their own lush tropical garden for complete privacy. Inspired by Sofitel’s ‘art de vivre à la française’, the hotel offers Balinese hospitality backed by international standard of service.

Property Details: Jl. Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak Beach, PO Box 3384, Denpasar, Bali 80033, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 730 730 Fax: (62-361) 730 545 / 730 558 Website:

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The Dusun hotel is conveniently located in the Petitenget area of Seminyak on Bali’s southwest shore just a minute stroll from Bali’s famous sunset beach and Seminyak’s restaurants and night life. The Dusun is a blissfully quiet property, as it is set in a lane off a main road with 14 exclusively private villas. Luxurious, Spacious, warm and personal characterizes The Dusun’s villas and services, tailored to meet individual guest requirements. The Dusun takes a professional and friendly approach to hospitality in every regard. The service and ambience are natural and never intrusive. Each villa has its own butler, with all requests and questions handled pragmatically, without any fuss. The hotel is laden with luxury; the villas are spacious and so are their gardens. Pools are very generous in size, and the décor is bright and tasteful, with extras like satellite TV, free wi-fi, and unlimited complimentary use of a car and driver. Pamper yourself at The Dusun with its charming atmosphere offering the perfect setting for a romantic honeymoon or family holiday.

Property Details: Jl. Kayu Jati No. 8, Petitenget, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 734 000 Fax: (62-361) 734 100 E-mail: Website:

White Rose Hotel combines modern Balinese elegance with the luxury traditions of a 4 star property and the ultimate facilities for the best comfort. With its 150 rooms displayed among 1.6 ha of tropical lush gardens and temples, White Rose Hotel is conveniently located on Legian Main Street, in the heart of Kuta Beach, shopping and entertainment area, 10 minutes only from the International Airport. Each room is equipped with AC, Satellite TV, IDD phone, hair dryer, terrace/balcony. The Deluxe rooms feature also tea & coffee maker, mini bar, safety box, and bathrobes. Among all Hotel facilities, let’s just mention: a large outdoor swimming pool, 24 hours Lotus Restaurant, Bunut Café, Ball Room, two Meeting Room, two break up room, complete Fitness Center, SPA for relaxation & massage, wide car park,24 hours Room Service, free shuttle service base on schedule, and business center. White Rose manage by SUN ISLAND.

Property Details: Jl. Legian, Kuta, PO Box 3867, Denpasar 80001, Bali -Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 756 515 Fax: (62-361) 753 523 E-mail: Website:


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Sanur Sanur, the quiet resort area on the East coast is still a haven for visitors with its beach protected by a coral reef allowing safe swimming and water sports. The restaurants, cafes, bars and shops are of high quality down the main street and on the seafront walkway.

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Mercure Resort Sanur Bali, features 189 guestrooms in 41 Balinese cottages with thatched roofs. Located just 20 min from Bali International Airport, the hotel is tucked away in a peaceful corner of Sanur, offering direct access to a tree lined, white sandy beach. Stone pathways lead around the 5 hectare tropical garden with fragrant trees, towering palms and 100 species of flora. It’s a place where you will experience natural ambience of calm and serenity. Guest and structured children activities are available daily. Complete recreational facilities include children’s pool, floodlit tennis court, volleyball court, badminton court, table tennis, bicycle, spa and massage, sightseeing tours, automobile or motorbike rentals are arranged by the hotel’s multilingual staff. A perfect place to relax to shop to have fun while experiencing a very unique culture.

Property Details: Jl. Mertasari, PO BOX 3476, Denpasar 80034, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 288 833 Fax: (62-361) 287 303 E-mail: Website:

Hotel Sanur Beach Bali is located right on the sandy beach of Sanur and is surrounded by 7 hectares of tropical gardens. It is about 25 minutes from the airport. Sanur Beach Bali offers a total of 426 rooms and suites, all of which have balconies overlooking the gardens, pool or sea. Each room is equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning, satellite TV with movie channel, minibar, hairdryer, IDD telephone, coffee & tea making facilities and safety deposit box. Free wireless internet access is available in the lobby and the convention center. There is a choice of three restaurants and bars offering Asian, Italian and Latin American fare and a great variety of beverages. Two swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness center, water sports center and a spa complete the facilities. The Sanur Beach Bali is also an ideal venue for conferences, meetings and other functions. The Wantilan Convention Center has a capacity of up 550 persons theater-style, whilst several other meeting rooms are available as well.

Property Details: Jl. Danau Tamblingan, Sanur, Bali 80228, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 288 011 Fax: (62-361) 281 753 E-mail: Website:


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With its distinctive architecture and tropical gardens, Bali Hyatt is famous for its timeless appeal, blending into the serene village life of Sanur. Bali Hyatt’s 36 acres of tranquil tropical gardens and 500 meter white sandy beach have been taken care of and maintained so they can continue to be a source of pleasure and retreat for guests. Each of 386-guestroom sits within a tranquil courtyard and features a private balcony over viewing lush tropical garden or balmy ocean. Spa at Bali Hyatt presents a natural balance of energy for rejuvenation and revitalization. A comprehensive range of restaurants, serves International and Indonesian island specialties, pool bar and lobby bar with live entertainment. Barbecue dinners set up under the stars with performances of the famous Kecak Dance or traditional village style, Jegog Dance. Other facilities for guest’s recreation and relaxation include two swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness center, Camp Sanur, the children’s activity center and extensive range of guest activities.

Property Details: Jalan Danau Tamblingan, Sanur 80228, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62) 361 281 234 Fax: (62) 361 287 693 Email: Website:

“At the prestigious southern end of the white sands of Sanur Beach lies the Puri Santrian Resort. Set in vast, lush, tropical gardens, only within walking distance to restaurants and shops along the street, this unique Balinese family-owned resort awaits your arrival. Come and be pampered by our warm, caring and friendly staff to experience a genuinely Balinese friendliness and hospitality. “ In a secluded, private and serene part of the Puri Santrian is The Club, a virtual “hotel within a hotel” comprises 60 terraced suites, featuring traditional décor of rattan, local timbers, Balinese furniture, marble bathroom, walkin dressing room, in-room safe, private pool and all the amenities expected of a fine hotel property. There are three large pools to relax by, two of which have special sections for children and the pool at the Club is for exclusive use by club patrons. Our Mezzanine and Beach Club Restaurant offers a fine dining experience with a fusion of Eastern including Thai, Sushi, Tepanyaki, Chinese and Western cuisine.

Property Details: Jl. Cemara 35, PO BOX 3055 Sanur, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 288 009 Fax: (62-361) 287 101 E-mail: Website:

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The Sanur Paradise Plaza Hotel is a four star international resort which commands a strategic location that is just minutes from great shopping and entertainment, as well as the cultural and natural attractions of Bali. All categories of the 329 guest rooms surround a tropical garden courtyard and expansive pool environment. Each room is comfortably appointed with modern touches, cool marble flooring and a refreshing Balinese accent on dĂŠcor. Some room categories feature a private balcony while others have direct access to the long 110m free form pool that is shaded by tropical palms. Leisure options are plentiful with a stylish spa for exotic body and beauty indulgences, and a well equipped fitness centre featuring a Jacuzzi and sauna. Comprehensive meeting facilities cater exclusively to the needs of business and incentive travelers with an extensive selection of event venues boasting a cumulative capacity for up to 2000 participants.

Property Details: Jl. Hang Tuah 46, Sanur, Bali 80228, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 281 781 Fax: (62-361) 289 166 E-mail: Website:

Discover a personalized paradise‌ Bali Pavilions, a truly unique private villa concept, has been created for those seeking the finer things in life. Ideally located in Sanur, Bali Pavilions offer sheer luxury indulgence. Set amidst a beautifully landscaped enclave is collection of 23 villas and Spa. The surrounding rejuvenating ambience invokes an inner sense of peace for the mind, body and soul. For the honeymooners, tastefully furnished, one bedroom villa with private pool with walled gardens, offers complete privacy. For families on vacations, two bedroom villas with pool feature a practical kitchenette, living room, private dining patio and sundeck. Personalized butlers are at your call, with unobtrusive attention ensuring complete privacy. Pavilions Spa offers you tropical spa experience with various treatments. Bring home sweet memories of Bali with a stay at the Bali Pavilions.

Property Details: Jl. Danau Tamblingan 76, Sanur, 80228, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 288 381 Fax: (62-361) 288 382 E-mail: Website:


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Genesis Hotel & Spa is an international luxury Hotel with an elegant design, combining Balinese traditional architecture with a modern interior. We feature 76 guest rooms including spacious suites and also interconnecting rooms. All rooms have exotic views of the Pool Gardens or Courtyards. Leisure options are plentiful with our Origin Spa for exotic traditional treatments & massages, Hot and Cold Jacuzzi, and Swim up Pool Bar. Our dining outlets serve International & Asian tastes for everybody. Opening in 2009 is The GENESIS FUNCTION CENTRE, with four meeting rooms and a Grand Hall. The hotel is strategically located on the Main Highway, just minutes from Sanur, Kuta Beaches and the major shopping centers. Join us at Genesis Hotel, the beginning of your tropical adventure‌

Property Details: Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No. 888, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62-361) 722 071 Fax: (62-361) 722 174 Email: Website:

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Ubud Still considered to be the centre of art and culture of Bali, the quiet streets hide some outstanding resorts and villas, the major museums and galleries and some great restaurants.

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Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa Hotel Bali is located 5-minutes walking distance to Ubud’s boutique shopping area and offers a unique luxury experience. This prestigious resort consists of 15 villas & suites in a spectacular location on the gently sloping valley of the Campuhan River. Situated on two hectares Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa Hotel Bali has been created from a dream of Balinese Royalty: A hotel built to share the rejuvenating qualities of this special place with visitors of other cultures. You will find Ibah at Campuhan; a place where two rivers meet, for centuries considered the heart of the Island of Bali. For an invigorating cure to calm the spirit and awaken the senses the Spa is a wellness centre using authentic therapies. Located in a traditional pavilion, trained professionals use organic ingredients to relax and rejuvenate guests in a profoundly soothing environment. The main swimming pool is saltwater, on two levels, and provides separate areas for guests to sunbathe or take a poolside massage or treatment. Amongst sculptures and honeycombed volcanic stones, you will find various places with long cushions for relaxing in the sun or the shade.

Property Details: Jl. Campuhan, PO BOX 193, Ubud 80571, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 974 466 Fax: (62-361) 974 467 E-mail: Website:

Nestled in the cool and lush green mountains of Ubud in Bali, Kamandalu Resort and Spa is the epitome of an enchanting Balinese village. Built in the traditional style of a Balinese village, its 58 individually-designed villas blend into the surrounding terraced rice paddies and tropical forests. Exquisite Asian and Western cuisine can be savored at the award winning Petulu Restaurant. For a relaxed lunch, there is the open air Cempaka Lounge which overlooks the green hills of Ubud or have a unique picnic lunch for two at our tropical garden. Also seek adventure in one of the Kamandalu’s original activities The Kamandalu Spa is a sweet indulgence for the body and spirit where Eastern traditional healing principles are combined with Western techniques for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Property Details: Jl. Tegallalang, Banjar Nagi, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 975 825 Fax: (62-361) 975 851 E-mail: Website:


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Nearby Bali’s arts and culture capital of Ubud high above the Ayung River gorge, Amandari (‘peaceful spirits’) is a retreat for hiking, biking and cultural excursions. Styled as a walled Balinese village, 30 spacious suites feature a large, outdoor sunken marble bath, marble flooring, three wall-sized sliding glass doors that open onto gardens, and in 11 suites, private pools. The Asmara and Ayung Suites are duplex suites with large private swimming pools and rice terrace and valley views. The Amandari Suite offers one or two detached bedrooms with a separate living room pavilion. The Amandari Villa includes five separate pavilions.

Property Details: Kedewatan, Ubud 80571, Bali, Indonesia Tel: (62- 361) 975 333 Fax: (62-361) 975 335 Email: Website:

Ubud Hanging Gardens, an Orient-Express Hotel, is a haven of peace and tranquillity set in the heart of the tropical paradise of Bali. With 38 luxury heated pool villas set high in the hillside. 20/25 minutes from Ubud center, with a free shuttle services for guests. Consists of villas which hug the curves of the hillsides offering an uninterrupted peaceful view of the ancient opposite hillside with temple.The airport and sister resort, Jimbaran Puri Bali are 90 minutes away by road, which will open it’s new 22 units luxury pool villa located in the beach front in April 2009 .

Property Details: PO Box Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 982 700 Fax: (62-361) 982 800 E-mail: Website:

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Uma Ubud is Bali’s jewel, encircled by emerald forests, terraced hills and silver rivers. It is located in a town of artists where the sound of Hindu ceremonies emanate from temples. It is also a place of nature where local life moves at a simple pace. To all this, the resort provides intelligent access, with mountain biking, rafting and guided walks. Rooms and suites have carved panels that open up to incorporate views. Pared down spaces let light flow through interiors, from the bedrooms through to garden terraces, private courtyards and pretty plunge pools with infinity edges. In sympathy with Bali’s powerful spirituality, there is a substantial COMO Shambhala Retreat designed for those seeking greater health through yoga and Asian treatments. Cuisine is focused on well sourced, fresh ingredients reflecting Bali’s rich gourmet heritage. Be inspired by the culture, and Uma Ubud’s imitable spirit.

Property Details: Jl. Raya Sanggingan Banjar Lungsiakan, Kedewatan, Ubud 80571, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 972 448 Fax: (62-361) 972 449 E-mail: Website:

COMO Shambhala Estate’s purpose is to help individuals find a sense of wellbeing through the continuous process of learning and rebalancing. Each time you leave, you to take away a sense of peace to maintain in the outside world. COMO Shambhala Estate has a holistic approach which means taking care of mind, body and spirit. Nothing we offer at The Estate is devoted entirely to the exterior physique without taking a closer look at the hidden elements. This means a 360-degree experience, which is part of COMO Shambhala’s proactive, lifelong philosophy. We listen to you, your needs and ambitions. We believe that issues of wellbeing involve diet, activity, education, therapies and relaxation. We therefore seek to nurture your every need, to provide you with the necessary support from among our specialist staff. We want you to enjoy Bali in your pursuit of better health. Our location has the ability to inspire, with the culture, forest and hills that surround. Programmes might include detoxification, stress management, weight management or skin revitalisation, and are open to both single guests and couples.

Property Details: Po Box 54, Ubud, Gianyar 80571, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 978 888 Fax: (62-361) 978 889 E-mail: Website:


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Leisurely spread throughout hillside gardens, between a steep river valley and gently swaying fields of rice, Bali’s award-winning Maya Ubud Resort & Spa is a masterpiece of contemporary wonder and ethnic chic. Natural colours and local materials have been blended to harmonise with the environment; three exceptional restaurants offer specialties from around the world; and the delightful accommodation includes individual Balinese-style villas, many of which boast private pools. Shaded by verdant jungle foliage, the enchanting Spa at Maya offers exotic and invigorating treatments in calm seclusion, its thatched pavilions overhanging the fast flowing Petanu River as it carves its way through the valley below. Favoured by honeymooners and holiday makers alike, Maya Ubud is an ideal choice for those looking for luxurious facilities in a special piece of untouched Bali; a wedding destination or a romantic hideaway, where guests can experience peace and tranquillity in beautiful surroundings with personalised service and excellent food. Property Details: Jl. Gunung Sari Peliatan, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 977 888 Fax: (62-361) 977 555 E-mail: Website:

Located in the heart of Bali, Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa is a five star boutique hotel enclosed by three hectares of lush tropical gardens overlooking the spectacular Ayung River Valley and the rice paddies. All 34 villas are designed in Balinese architecture featuring spacious bedrooms with balconies facing the breathtaking view of Ayung River Valley and rice paddy fields. Designed with tastefully blended of French touch, our villas offer a truly romantic atmosphere. A private butler is assigned to each villa for your most personalized service. Savour our French gourmet cuisine at our restaurant, “Ma Joly”. A delightful split level restaurant offering the intimate dining with a beautiful outdoor terrace with breathtaking views of the valley complement the entire dining experience. Nestled amid the top branches of a mango tree, rejuvenate your body in the comfort of a traditional bamboo tree house overlooking the Ayung River valley while listen to the sound of flowing river.

Property Details: Po Box 7, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 975 478 Fax: (62-361) 975 079 E-mail: Website:

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Out of Town


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Always a joy when you leave the busy south, the east brings you to Candi Dasa, the north to Batur, Singaraja and Lovina, and the west to Canggu which is unfortunately being developed too quickly.The rest remain quiet and dismified.

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“In harmony with nature and the gods, Nusa Lembongan Resort combines the seclusion of an island retreat with style and personalised service” Stylish, twelve villa deluxe boutique resort with a unique blend of rustic and natural materials, Nusa Lembongan Resort emphasises the pulse of a tropical island. The villas are located on the headland above Sanghiang bay, facing across the Badung Strait to Bali. Located just 20 Kilometers from Bali island. The resort is located on the tranquil bay of the beautiful Lembongan island. A pleasant ride on boat for 1 1/2 hours would take you from the benoa harbour in Bali to the resort. The room facilities are includes air-conditioner, en-suite bathroom with shower and bathrobes, television, telephone facilities, tea and coffee making facilities, well-stocked mini-bar. For the convenience and transport to Nusa Lembongan Resort we provide an elegant five star rating boat “sail Sensations sailing Catamaran”

Property Details: PO BOX 3846, Denpasar 80001, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 725 864 Fax: (62-361) 725 866 E-mail: Website:

Set in East Bali overlooking the vast sweep of Lombok Strait, Amankila (‘peaceful hill’) is a cliff-side beach resort where 34 suites enjoy sea views and connect by elevated walkways to a three-tiered swimming pool and resort facilities. The Beach Club has sailboats, water sports equipment, a 41 metre lap pool and restaurant, as well as eight private lounging bales set along the beach. Each suite features a large bedroom with wide window views, a canopied king-size bed and writing desk. Outdoor terraces are furnished with a daybed, coconut shell table and rattan chairs. Amankila offers nine pool suite options.

Property Details: Manggis, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-363) 41333 Fax: (62-363) 41555 E-mail: Website:


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On the southwest coast of Bali, on a long silky stretch of sand facing the Indian Ocean, Hotel Tugu Bali, standing silent against the warm glow of the setting sun, is a poet’s dream comes true. The 15-minute road from Seminyak to Tugu on theh surf and sunset Canggu Beach leads one away from the hustle and bustle to the heart and soul of Bali, where the wind whispers romantic tales of Balinese spirits, ancient kingdoms and eternal love stories. With 21 suites and villas only, the intimate Tugu provides indigenous holiday luxuries while transports one to the magical era of untouched Bali at the same time. Home to probably the largest collection of Indonesian antiques and artworks in the archipelago, Hotel Tugu Bali also offers delectable gourmet adventures and authentic spa indulgences based on hundreds-years-old, almost-forgotten relaxation and beauty therapies from the ancient kingdoms of Java and Bali.

Property Details: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: (62-361) 731 701/702 Fax: (62-361) 731 708 E-mail: Website:

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Profile Our Vision and Mission Bali Hotels Association is a professional group of star rated hotels and resorts in Bali. Members include general managers from more than 90 hotels and resorts representing more than 15,000 hotel rooms and nearly 23,000 employees in the Bali hotel sector. Bali Hotels Association brings togethers star-rated hotels general managers in a non-profit competitive environment to exchange information on matters of general interest, to have a common voice on issues pertaining to the tourism and hospitality industries in support Bali as a destination

Bali Hotels Association Program

Bali Hotels Association initiates programmes on an ad hoc basis to address short and long-term concerns. These programmes are managed transparently, to the benefit of association members, industry members or the community and environment at large. 1. HIPBA (Hospitality Internship Program for Bali – Australia) a. Vision To build a world class and enduring programme of hotel and hospitality internship that strengthens skills and service culture for Bali and Western Australia. b. Purpose To create and facilitate an internship programme for the hotel and hospitality business that provides training and life skills, and delivered world class service standards.

The Programme Balinese staff to train and work in Western Australia for 12 months. - Professional training provided - Equitable and fair wages, and conditions provided under law - Pastoral care orientation and ongoing supervision is provided

The BHA has recognised the benefits and value of occupational based training and employment placement in other overseas hospitality environments. The BHA recognises that a partnership with the Australian Hotels Association (Western Australia), contributes to the training and employment needs of Indonesian staff and WA’s labour shortage can equally be met.


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BHA Scholarships Objectives: - To establish, promote, support and maintain facilities to educate Balinese for employment in the hotel and tourism industry. - To provide funds to educate poor and underprivileged balinese in hotel management schools.

3. BHA and Environment Hotels are the very heart of the tourism industry,and they hace substansial influences, especially of their surroundings. The connection, between he tourism and industry and the environment, underscores the importance for environmental planning and sustainable tourism development. In 2000, the Bali Hotels Association cooperated with an NGO, The Wisnu Foundation, and other authorities to produce the first localized eco-rating guide for hotels in Bali. Bali Hotels Association took the initiative to retain the service of Bali Focus Foundation to conduct a structured audit of the 32 member hotels in 2000 – 2001. The result of this audit were communicated to each participating hotel, aling with a list of recommended actions. Following the audits a publication was compiled by Bali Focus, funded by Bali Hotels Association, containing an Eco-Rating Guideline and ‘Best Practise’ obtained from the surveyed hotels. This information was shared with the relevant government departments and others interested parties. The purpose behind Bali Hotels Association’s effort is to make bali the most desirable tourism destination in Asia through environmental initiatives. BHA also involve in the following programmes: - Marketing (i.e. Collective Promotion) - Government Relations - Security & Safety (i.e. Integrated Security System between BHA members and POLDA, Tsunami Ready Preparedness) - Community Relations(i.e. Orphanages programs, Disability programs) - Sport & Cultural Activities (i.e. Sport & Cultural Carnival) - Education & Training(i.e. BHA Learning Center) - Scholarship

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