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The Best Of Bali

We love nothing more than to share the best of Bali with you. From our favorite places to eat, drink, shop or relax to unique day excursions and even trips beyond Bali. We blog about it only when we experienced it ourselves. So, go on and enjoy reading all the “bests” Bali has to offer.

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The Samaya Seminyak Aerial View

Ultimate exclusivity in the heart of Seminyak – The Samaya Seminyak Bali

Located Beachfront and with direct access to Seminyak’s famous beach, The Samaya Seminyak Bali is an award-winning luxury paradise that seeks to give travellers an ultimate paradise in Bali. The resort is just minutes walk from all of Seminyak’s trendy cafes and nightspots, yet once you’re inside it feels a world away.

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Inside Tropical Nomad Co-working space in Bali

Bali’s Best Co-Working Spaces

We have our round-up of Bali’s best co-working spaces where you can spend productive time working, meetings, photo, and music sessions.

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Villa Ken - Nakula Management

Finding the perfect villa with Nakula Villa Management & Rental

We know just how hard it can be to find the perfect villa to stay when booking a trip to Bali, and sometimes it’s just easier to book your stays, activities, and experiences all in one place.

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Our Favorite Bali Brunch Spots in 2022

The infamous Indonesian island of Bali provides a range of brunch spots perfect for a Sunday with friends, and we’re here to divulge our favorites. Bali’s best brunches through the eyes of Bali Buddies.

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Viennoiseries

Sweet New Opening in Canggu!

Sweet, new spots are still opening in Bali and now a taste of Paris, right in the heart of Canggu, can be found at Atelier 5, a French inspired cafe. The aroma of fresh baked croissants and brewing coffee spill from the doors and welcomes everyone to this chic spot. This cafe is a must for anyone looking for a piece of France in Bali.

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Teacher with kids at the Bali Island School

Cost of Living in Bali

How much does it cost to live in Bali? This article will give you an idea of the things you need to take into consideration when creating a budget for a possible life in Bali.

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Bali's best beach clubs in 2022

Our Favorite Beach Clubs in Bali in 2022

What’s better than an ocean view restaurant? One that also has a sun beds, a swimming pool and entertainment! Explore our favourite Beach Clubs in Bali.

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“Say Yes” to your Dream Wedding & Win yourself a Honeymoon!

Calling all Brides & Brides to be, this is an update you are not going to want to miss!!

Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of hotels and resorts in Indonesia is collaborating with Bridestory, to host an exclusive campaign, which is running until March 31st, 2022.

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The Laguna 30th Anniversary

Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Celebrates 30 years with a Whole New Look!

Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa in Nusa Dua has been hosting guests for 30 years already! 30 years of panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and true Balinese hospitality. To celebrate, this iconic resort is getting the gift of a brand new look for it’s birthday, while ensuring it maintains its traditional charm.

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Take Part in a Collective Island Prayer

It’s no secret that Bali, and the world have been off kilter since the pandemic began. With everything seemingly out of balance, a group of Balinese high priests have come together to form the 108 Bajra and to hold an event on January 2nd, 2022 called Bali Poleng. The aim of #balipoleng is to unite all people and religions to uplift the spiritual atmosphere of the Island.

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The Best Venues to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Bali

Bali is ready to put these last two years behind us and welcome 2022 with positive vibes or seeing international tourists back to the Island again.

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Citadines rooftop

Citadines – New to Berawa Beach Bali!

Citadines Berawa Beach Bali is all about location, location, location! Situated in Bali’s iconic Berawa beach, with a rooftop pool and epic ocean and sunset views, Citadines is bringing stylish, serviced apartments to this part of Bali.

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Golden Monkey opens at Tamora Gallery

One of our favourite Chinese Restaurants on the Island, Golden Monkey, has spread its wings from Ubud and has opened a second location at Tamora Gallery in Berawa, Canggu. With an easy access street side location at the amazing lifestyle shopping village, now

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Halloween decorations on the beach

Halloween in Bali

What’s happening in Bali for Halloween this year? Here’s our event round-up, covering adult-only and family events, plus tips for getting ready.

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The Westin from above

Take a Family Fun Staycation at The Westin Nusa Dua!

Known as one of the best family resorts in Bali, The Westin in Nusa Dua is offering a great deal for a fun family weekend! The fun starts immediately from check in on a Friday afternoon when the children are greeted with their own amenities, and the whole family continues to receive the five-star treatment right through to Sunday afternoon checkout.

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Beachwalk Shopping Center, Bali

Marriott Bonvoy on Wheels journey reaches Bali this weekend

During October Westin, Nusa Dua is hosting Prego Crafternoon Sunday Brunch. Prego Brunch has always been one of our favourite family Sunday Brunch options, and now you have a chance to enjoy their delicious Italian food, family fun AND get crafty with their special activities during October.

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First weekend getaway staying at Westin Ubud

Retiring in Bali

We talked to Lindy Sutherland and learned how she recently moved from Australia and made retiring in Bali with her husband a reality.

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