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Beach fun, surfing, sunsets, playtime, music, monkeys, food, and cultural experiences – you’ll find it all in Uluwatu. Upcoming, trendy and yet incredibly laid-back and fun-loving, Uluwatu is located in the southern tip of Bali (the little tip at the end when looking at a map of Bali Island). From the airport, it’s about 30-45 minutes away and is home to one gorgeous white sand beach after another – the very best on the island! A great place for a memorable family getaway in Bali. The ultimate beach destination in Bali Every beach in Uluwatu is like a tiny paradise of its own with perfectly white sands, turquoise bays, awesome surfing waves and cool beach bars. The beaches are hidden away at the bottom of high limestone cliffs. Some of them are easily accessible while others are a bit harder to reach, but all the more rewarding. Uluwatu is popular…

The coffee scene is expanding in trendy, sophisticated Seminyak and there are more and more super cute, vintage coffee cafes opening up along the lively streets of this celebrated beach town in the south of Bali. We tracked down some of the cutest hot spots in town. Charming places to get a lovely breakfast with coffee in the morning or a delicious hearty bite in the afternoon. Places with bright colourful, vintage interiors, beautiful mural paintings, sweet cakes and laid-back atmospheres. Awesome places where you can turn to for your daily shot of caffeine, combined with a healthy detox juice and a piece of raw chocolate. Our pick of 9 cute cafes in Seminyak are highly Instagrammabe, too! 1. Kynd Community Colourful, charming and always busy from morning until closing time in the late afternoon. Kynd Community is a cool and trending plant-based cafe located in Petitenget. A great place…

There are plenty of amazing restaurants in cosmopolitan Seminyak. From the famous ‘Eat Street’ in Oberoi to the buzzing Petitenget Strip and Batu Belig, you will find the best of the best such as Metis, La Lucciola, Bambu, Jemme, Sardine and many more. However, most of these celebrated places to eat in Seminyak are not certified as Halal. I asked around and even the traditional Indonesian restaurants such as Merah Putih and Sarong serve pork. Well, we are on the island of Bali after all, where the traditional and most loved dish is ‘babi guling’ – suckling pig. So, where does this leave you? Well, after a little bit of research and driving around, I found more than a handful of warungs and restaurants that do serve up 100% halal food. Check out these places for the best halal food in town: 1. Batik Bali 100% halal, 100% Instagrammable 100% authentic…

Indonesia is one of the world’s best coffee growing regions and Bali does not disappoint when it comes to delivering some great cafes in which to enjoy the perfect brew. The ever-present Starbucks may have set up shop here long ago, but with such a thriving scene of independent coffee shops serving a range of delicious regional coffees, why not try something new and a little bit different? Check out the best cafes in Bali! 1. Revolver Espresso Since opening its doors in 2011, Revolver has developed a cult following. Behind an inconsequential set of doors, down a side alley in the middle of Seminyak, the cafe opens up TARDIS like into a sizeable multi-room venue. To get the best spot, head through the first bar and don’t stop until you reach the surprisingly pink, in a bohemian kind of way, backroom. As far as the coffee goes, it’s widely…

Seminyak is always trending and innovative, never losing her sense of coolness and fashion. There are hot new hang out places, cafes and restaurants opening up every month and here’s what to check out so far in 2018: 1. NamNam Noodle Bar When walking past this restaurant outside on the street, you wouldn’t expect the paradise that awaits inside. The gorgeous interior design, the endless choices of charming seating places, the open-kitchen, the incredible rice paddy views and of course, the authentic Vietnamese food, NamNam Noodle Bar is already a celebrated restaurant in Singapore and Jakarta and now finally in 2018, it has opened its doors up in Seminyak. I am a definite fan of pho (the traditional Vietnamese rice noodle soup spiced up with coriander, chilli peppers, Thai basil and more goodness), however, at NamNam Noodle Bar, I went out of my comfort zone and tried out some new authentic…

We know Seminyak is all about stunning sunsets, shopping and dining but are there any family-oriented places to take the kids for drinks and a meal? Yes, there are! Seminyak may be highly fashionable and sophisticated but she also loves your little cupcakes and cheeky little rascals – you just need to know where to go. We looked around and found 11 family cafes in Seminyak. Check them out below. Did you already find that perfect family villa to spend this Bali holiday with the kids? if not, you may want to check the Best family-friendly villas in Seminyak. 1. Dinner & traditional Balinese dance – Made’s Warung Made’s Warung started out as a small Indonesian street stall but it grew into a famous restaurant chain in Bali. The Seminyak dining venue is wonderfully spacious and the restaurant is quite an icon on Seminyak’s main street. Made’s Warung is a great…

The average Indonesian has rice for breakfast but for us island visitors, don’t we love our bread in the morning? Bread, coffee, juice and we are all set for another day in paradise. Now, during your island stay, you should also definitely go indo-style on some days and have a bowl of ‘bubur ayam’ (rice porridge with chicken) or a plate of ‘lontong sayur’ (rice cake with vegetables in a spicy coconut curry) for breakfast, but on those days that you are longing for a taste from home – some fresh, oven-baked bread country bread and a croissant with homemade jam – here is an overview of Seminyak’s bakeries. There are quite a few excellent bakeries found in and around Seminyak, so you won’t have to travel far from your private villa to get your hands on your favourite bread, cakes, and pastries. 1. Croissants made in heaven and more @ Monsieur…

Feeling hungry? Is eating one of your favourite activities to do in Bali? We don’t blame you! Bali is a food paradise as much as anything else and you can be sure you came to the right place for heavenly local dishes spiced and grilled to perfection! Bali has got a lot of amazingly delicious food on display – literally! – keep reading to find out what food you can’t miss out on during your Bali holiday. This blog post is all about top Indonesian dishes to try. Here are 6 of our favourites: 1. Nasi Campur – the best way to try everything! Nasi Campur is all about ‘food on display’. The idea here that you can eat exactly what you like. You get a plate of rice and you pick the dishes you want to go with your rice. ‘Nasi’ is the local word for ‘rice’ and ‘campur’…

Sometimes, it’s pure bliss to sleep in and wake up without an alarm clock. Then, spend a moment or two in silence to appreciate life and everything around you. Take it slow and start your day completely relaxed. Well, at least that’s how your life is when you are at our Bali villas. And when you are ready to head out, it’s almost brrrrrunch time! Bali has some AMAZING places to fill your stomach, you just need to know where to look. The following cafes are some of our favourites for the best brunch in Bali! The Shady Shack (@theshadyshack) Pay a visit to the Shady shack and you will find yourself sitting nestled amongst palms overlooking Canggu’s beautiful rice-fields as you eat. The fantastic jungle feel is only enhanced by the mouth-watering, vegetarian menu. Expect a number of vegetarian, vegan and raw-food options, start your meal with a turmeric…

The morning sun kissed you gently, welcoming another wonderful day on paradise island and you are feeling hungry! Take a quick dive into the inviting swimming pool of your private villa in Seminyak, drink up your cup of coffee if you are one of those who just cannot move with a caffeine shot and head out for a delicious breakfast in Seminyak. We selected the best places to go for a yummy, happy tummy morning meal. Cafe Moka Cafe Moka has become an iconic place to go for a good cup of coffee with a nice piece of cake. This western-style bakery and cafe indeed makes delicious Illy coffee, cappuccino en latte. They are great bread bakers en pastry makers as well and what’s even better news, is that they serve outstanding breakfast sets. The only condition is you need to be hungry because the portions are wonderfully big! For around…