Join Bali Wine Tasting Experiences at The Cellardoor

Bali’s original winery, Hatten Wines, invites guests to expand their knowledge of new latitude wines at The Cellardoor, Sanur. Through curated wine tasting programs held by their resident experts, one can join an educational journey through their expansive range. For those who don’t know the background, Hatten Wines started in 1994 when founder Ida Bagus

A Holy Cleansing at Taman Beji Griya Waterfall

West of Ubud, in the hinterlands of Abiansemal, a twin waterfall has become the go-to destination to experience the unique Balinese cleansing ritual known as melukat. At Taman Beji Griya Waterfall, nature and Balinese spiritual practices come together. Bali is blessed with countless natural wonders: gorgeous waterfalls seemingly down every valley, or forests that scatter

8 Best Family-Friendly Beach Clubs in Bali

The summertime calls for fun family times under the sun and one of the most popular pastimes during a holiday in Bali is spending leisurely days at one of the island’s top beach clubs. But not all beach clubs are made the same! To make sure you don’t accidentally end up at one of Bali’s

Pura Besakih, A Dragon’s Sanctuary

Bali’s ‘Mother Temple’, as it is often called, Pura Besakih is found 900m high on the slopes of the great Mt. Agung in the Karangasem Regency. As the highest temple on the highest mountain of Bali, it marks the pinnacle of worship. The temple takes its name from the Besakih village in which it is

Learning the Healing Art of Jamu

Start the New Year with a commitment to revitalisation and well-being by adding a new skill to your repertoire. Explore the ancient art of jamu, a centuries-old traditional Indonesian elixir that continues to exist to this day. Dive into the secrets of these time-honoured health concoctions, crafted from a combination of herbs and spices used

Goa Garba and the Trials of Kebo Iwa

Bali’s archaeological monuments are shrouded in mystery; ancient shrines and tombs carved into rock faces, and many reclaimed by nature over the centuries. One such site is Goa Garba, or Garba Cave, a meditation enclave on the banks of the Pakerisan River around Tampaksiring. The site’s history is tied to that of Kebo Iwa, a

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9 Best Kids Clubs in Bali

Taking the family on a summer escape to the island of the gods is always a great idea. However, as parents know, travelling with kids can be a challenge: keeping them constantly entertained and tending to their every need! Luckily, Bali has a superb collection of professional kids clubs that can care for young ones,

Golf Courses in Bali

5 Best Golf Courses in Bali: Where to Play Golf in Bali

With Bali’s stunning natural beauty, it’s of no surprise that golf has found a home on the island of the gods. Whilst certainly not the biggest tourist lure to the island, golf in Bali is truly a stunning experience that any golfer would certainly plan their holiday around! From a round of 18 on the

Scent-Based workshops in Bali

Scent-based Workshops in Bali: Craft Your Own Perfume, Soap and Candle

Unlock the enchanting world of fragrances with immersive scent-based workshops in Bali, where the art of perfumery, soap-making and candle-crafting come to life. Go on an aromatic journey through these scent-based workshops in Bali, where creativity and craft come together to awaken your senses, one delightful aroma at a time. Perfume Masterclass What if you

Raining in Bali

10 Unique Indoor Activities For When It’s Raining in Bali

Unfortunately for many sun-seeking vacationers, October to January in Bali is notorious for its wet weather. As the rainy season kicks in, the beaches become a little less appealing but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of your time here on the island. So, what is there to do in Bali when it

Sangeh Monkey Forest and A Tale of Walking Trees

The centrepiece of the Sangeh Monkey Forest, the legend of Pura Bukit Sari tells a tale of walking trees. A serene and less-visited destination steeped in legend and history. Though popularly known as Sangeh Monkey Forest, its real name is Alas Pala, or nutmeg forest. Now, the trees differ from the nutmeg plants you might

Pura Luhur Rambut Siwi: Temple of Protection

Located in Jembrana, east of Yeh Emang village, Pura Luhur Rambut Siwi is the biggest temple in the regency and despite its humble semblance it is significant in Bali’s religious history. Occupying the quiet southwest coast of the island, the temple boasts a very classical style of Balinese architecture, and enjoys a serene ocean backdrop.

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