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  • Bali's Best Luxury Detox Retreats

    For those of us who lead hectic lifestyles, it’s essential to take a break every once in a while to destress and recharge. Even better if you can fit some healthy living in there like detoxifying spa treatments, nutritious meals, and a bit of exercise and meditation all in a peaceful setting. Fortunately, Bali’s got some of the best luxury retreats on the planet to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul with detox programmes that range from comprehensive 3-week packages offering private...
  • Stay Fit in Paradise at These Bali Villas With Gyms

    Who says that your workout routine has to go out the window while you’re on holiday? Not at these Bali villas where you can enjoy languishing in the tropical island lifestyle and still fit in a workout in your own private gym. Plus, with gourmet chefs on hand to whip you up healthy nutritious and organic cuisine (plus a few decadent indulgences), glittering swimming pools, and a range of outdoor activities on offer, you can eat great, feel great, and look great all while enjoying the best...
  • Neighbourhood to Know: Pantai Batu Belig

    Although Pantai Batu Belig is just minutes from all the action on Jalan Petitenget, one of Seminyak’s most bustling streets, this small strip of beach and its surrounding neighbourhood has a much more easygoing vibe. However, that’s not to say that it doesn’t have it’s fair share of hip and happening spots where you can grab cool cocktails and swag or settle in at stylish digs. If you’re looking for a place to chill that’s close to all the action but far from the crowds, Batu Belig is a top...
  • Villa Karma Manis: Designer Digs on the Bukit

    Picture this: You’ve got your own sweet and stylish villa with a private plunge pool and lush gardens located just minutes from a pristine white sand beach and crystal clear lagoon. Here you’ve got seclusion and serenity, plus all the modern conveniences you need to make home-cooked meals and stay entertained for days. Yet you also have access to five-star facilities and services like an exclusive beach club, spa and gym, fine dining restaurants, and 24-hour room service. Sounds too good to...
  • Bali's 5 Best Indian Restaurants

    The situation:  Bland food just doesn’t cut it for you. You need something packed with big bold flavours, possibly a heat level that at least comes close to registering on the Scoville scale, and a variety of dishes both vegetarian and not. The solution: Indian food. Its exotic, its spicy, and its got all your food bases covered from protein to vegetables, grilled to deep-fried, marinated, stewed, roasted and everything in between. If the idea of a big bowl of butter chicken accompanied by...
  • Glittery Goodness at Gold Dust Beauty Lounge

    Rumour has it that Cleopatra would sleep in a gold face mask every night to enhance her complexion and and hydrate the skin. In fact, the ancient Egyptians were well aware of the healing properties of gold and the fact that this precious metal is not just beautiful but also beautifying. Gold is said to be able to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, slow collagen depletion, hydrate, stimulate circulation and fight off free radicals. For those looking to get in on a bit of the gold action, Gold...
  • Neighbourhood to Know: Pantai Batu Bolong

    Over the past few years Canggu has seen a transformation from a series of small villages skirting the sea and hidden in the rice paddies to vibrant pockets containing cool restaurants, independent shops and spas and gorgeous villas. One of our fave areas in Canggu by far is Pantai Batu Bolong for its stellar surf breaks and beach chic vibe. If you haven’t made it down here yet, you’ll definitely want to make a trip to check out some of these happening spots. EAT AND DRINK Old Man's Not too...
  • Gardens Galore at Villa Hibiscus

    For those looking to escape the city and the crowds, Villa Hibiscus is a unique 3-bedroom villa located down a quiet laneway just minutes from Merta Sari Beach in Sanur. Nature is the predominant theme here, as the grounds are awash in tropical flowers, coconut and frangipani trees, tranquil fish ponds and fountains, and a gorgeous 18-metre swimming pool takes centre place in front of the thatched roofed buildings. Designed in traditional Balinese style with semi-open living areas, carved...
  • Bali's Best Party Villas

    Celebrations are in order at these beautiful Bali party villas, where it’s almost criminal not to take advantage of the vast indoor and outdoor spaces, luxurious facilities and five-star service to throw a huge bash and invite your all your loved ones, best mates, colleagues or fellow retreat goers. Whether you’re planning a birthday party, wedding, corporate shindig or a BBQ feast, your event will be that much more memorable at these luxurious villas. The Istana Take one glance at the...
  • Bali-based BIASA Blends Fashion, Art and Lifestyle

    If we had to pick one quintessential brand that expresses the unique culture, ambiance and tropical lifestyle of Bali, it would have to be BIASA. Founded in 1994 by Italian fashion designer Susanna Perini, BIASA started as a small boutique in Seminyak selling sophisticated yet comfortable resort wear, and has gone on to become an internationally acclaimed name with multiple shops, an art gallery and an eclectic retail mecca for those with an eye for aesthetics. Whether it’s clothes, artworks...

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