Shop til you drop
You can shop everywhere in Bali and there is something for everyone at every budget. There are great markets in Kuta, Ubud and Denpasar. You will find everything here. Women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, shoes, jewellery, toys, tourist trinkets, bags, leather items, home wares, cushions, tableware etc etc etc etc! It is all cheap and you must barter. In Kuta you will find all the surf shops selling all the big brand names. Poppies Lane is where you will also find the best place for cheap DVD and CD’s. Jalan Seminyak which turns into Jalan Legian is more upmarket. Most shops here sell better quality clothing, shoes and jewellery. Most are fixed price. Also some fantastic home ware shops, Havelli, Leolle, Bali Zen are just a few to look out for. And finally Ubud is fantastic for silver jewellery and clothing along with artworks and artefact shopping.
Day trip to Ubud
Ubud is the artistic and cultural centre of Bali. It has many galleries, shops, markets and restaurants. It is 1hr 20 mins from our villas via some lovely rice paddy areas.
A stone carving village. Many street shopfronts selling hand carved stone statues and wall reliefs - all sizes. 40 mins from our villas, on the way to Ubud.
Wood carving village. Many carvers and shops selling handcrafted items. Just outside of the town of Ubud.
Silversmith village. Bali has beautiful hand crafted silver jewellery. Celuk is where you will find most of it. Also on the way to Ubud.
There are many great drives around Bali that show beautiful landscaped rice fields. Our drivers can guide you on the best locations.
Mountain and Lake Batur at Kintamani
The village is located on the edge of the volcano rim with great views of the active volcano. 1.5 hours from our villas.
Tanah Lot Sea Temple
Best viewed at sunset. This Balinese temple is perched upon a large rock completely surrounded by water. Only 15 minutes from our villas. Nirwana Golf Club and Resort is nearby and a great place for a cocktail at sunset.
North Bali, in the mountains. Stop on the way at Mengwi Royal family temple – Taman Ayun. A 1.5 hour trip to Bedugul and surrounding areas where you will find botanical gardens, amazing rice terraces, monkey forests and temples.
For The Sport And Action Seekers
Bali is famous for it's surf breaks and we have some of the best just down the road form our villas at Echo Beach. But the island is dotted with great surfing opportunities.
White Water Rafting
This is a fun way to see a bit more of Bali in the mountains as well as ride the rapids – mostly very tame rapids.
The famous Greg Norman designed Nirwana Golf Course Club is only 10 minutes from the villa. It is an 18 hole world class course with dramatic and spectacular views.
On a day trip to Ubud you can join a bike ride tour around the mountains and local villages or simply hire them locally from the villas and ride around our local villages.
Next door to our villas. You can hire horses and a guide and ride along the beach and through the rice paddies.
Day trip to Nusa Lembongan
This is a big day trip. Travel by car down to Tanjung Benoa where you catch a ferry to the island for the day. Swimming, snorkelling and other water sports are available here.