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Sunset Party with Balinese Theme at TT Beach Club

Introducing Sandalika Majestic, a Sunset Party with a Balinese Theme at TT Beach Club

TT Beach Club (formerly Cattamaran Beach Club) hasn’t even been open a year, but it has already built up a reputation as one of the Bukit’s best day clubs.

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Seruni Sunken Pool Swim up Bar at Padma Resort Legian

Bali’s Best Resorts with Swim-up Bars

If relaxing poolside in Bali is high on your vacation’s priority list, a hotel or resort with a swim-up bar is a must. Here are our favourite resorts in Bali with a swim-up bar.

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Hotel Indigo Seminyak

In the Spotlight: Hotel Indigo Seminyak

Located at the southern part of Bali, Seminyak is home to some of the most beautiful resorts in the region. This comes at no surprise, with the dazzling stretch facing the Indian Ocean being the perfect setting for a beautiful oasis like Hotel Indigo.

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Best Hotel Deals

Bali’s Best Hotel Deals

Find the best Bali hotel deals, weekly updated by Bali Buddies. From luxury beachfront resorts to private pool villas, we’ve got you covered.

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Astera Villa Canggu Resort with Pool

Introducing Astera Villa Canggu, One of Bali’s Hottest New Honeymoon Destinations

Hitting that magic 100% occupancy rate is little more than a dream for most hotels. But Ini Vie Hospitality’s newest property, Astera Villa Canggu, has done just that since opening in November last year. 

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Aloft Bali Kuta with the easy access to Beachwalk Shopping Mall

Aloft Bali Kuta at Beachwalk, One Stop Spot for Stays, Shopping & the Beach!

Located right beside the largest lifestyle complex in Bali, Beachwalk Shopping Mall, 15-minutes drive from the international airport, just a few steps away from the phenomenal sunset and surfing beach, Kuta, Aloft Bali Kuta is all about location!

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Our Favorite Bali Spa Experiences in 2022

No trip to Bali is complete without indulging in some self pampering. Here’s a list with our favourite spa experiences in Bali.

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Hope for the coral reef conservation by LivingSeas Asia

Dive One Give One, Conserve The Coral Reefs

Between 2009 and 2018, the world lost about 14% of its coral reefs, due to the rising sea temperature. That is more than the size of all of Australia’s reefs combined. Let’s think about that for a second…

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Apurva Jalak Family Club

Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Bali

From huge free-form swimming pools to interactive games rooms and traditional crafts activities, Bali’s top family hotels know exactly how to keep the little ones entertained. Here’s our edit of Bali’s best hotels for families in each area of the island.

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In the Spotlight: Padma Resort Legian

Aside from the fun water activities, the shopping, and the partying, Legian Beach is also home to one of the best places to stay at when you’re in Bali – Padma Resort Legian.

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Infinity Pool Kaamala Resort Ubud

Reignite the Romance at this Insta-worthy Ubud Resort

Surrounded by pockets of jungle and petite rice fields, Kaamala Resort Ubud consistently comes up as one of Ubud’s most romantic stays. Right in the heart of Ubud yet still quiet enough to hear the cicadas serenading each other in the paddies, it’s certainly an idyllic setting.

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Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Grand Lobby

Swim-out Rooms and Swim-up Bars — Here’s why Sofitel Bali Nails Tropical Luxury

Nothing says luxury quite like rolling out of bed and sliding straight into a lagoon-like swimming pool. And that’s exactly what’s on offer if you stay in one of Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua’s signature swim-out rooms. But that’s just one part of what makes a stay at this luxury French-inspired resort special.

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Samuan Villa Luxurious Private Pool

Best Villas in Seminyak

Seminyak is lucky enough to have a huge range of excellent villas to choose from. From small villas to huge villas, and everything in between here’s our pick on Seminyak’s best villas.

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John Hardy for Dayak Art and Culture Exhibition in Seminyak

John Hardy Exhibits the Beauty of Dayak Art & Culture

Be instantly awed by the indescribable beauty of Borneo’s Dayak tribe art and culture exhibited during the Dayak Arts and Cultural Exhibition (DANCE) 2022, initiated by John Hardy from May 20th to July 30th, 2022 at the John Hardy Boutique & Gallery at Seminyak, Bali.

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The cave bali

Cave Dining in Bali

Around 10 years ago when construction was taking place to build ‘The edge’ in Uluwatu, the owners and builders made a chance discovery of an underground cave that is estimated to be around 25,000 years old. This month ‘The cave’ opened as Bali’s newest fine dining venue…and it’s definitely one of the Island’s most unique venues!

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Learning to Scuba Dive in Bali & Lembongan! 

We know holidays are a great time to relax & explore, but they can also be a great time to learn a new skill and find a new hobby too! Learning how to scuba dive and getting your PADI open water certification is a great achievement that can take you on underwater adventures all over the world, and the gorgeous water of Bali and surrounds is the perfect location to combine a holiday with getting your certification! 

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