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Pantai Lima - Villa Ambra
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Ambra
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

A simply stunning, 5-bedroom property, positioned absolutely beachfront beside a river estuary, Villa Ambra blends classic Balinese architecture with chic contemporary style and an inspired use of timber and stone. The picture is completed with a 20m pool, kids’ pool, home cinema, spectacular views and an exceptional standard of service.

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Dea Villas - Villa Amy
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Dea Villas - Villa Amy
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $670 ++

Three-bedroom Villa Amy at Dea Villas blends reconstructed traditional Javanese dwellings with elegant tropical design and ambiance, amidst working rice fields. This enchanting villa presents a swimming pool, butler service, and the shared facilities of a spa, gym and kiddies’ playground within an elite enclave close to the beach at Canggu.

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Villa Arika
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Arika
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,150 ++

Rolling lawns, a swimming pool and tropical palms are all that separate Villa Arika from the Indian Ocean. Perched above the sands of Pererenan beach, this fully staffed, 4-bedroomed luxury villa is equipped with everything you need for a holiday in paradise, including tennis court, gym and complimentary car and driver.

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Nirwana Golf Villas - Villa Arjuna
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Nirwana Golf Villas - Villa Arjuna
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $500 ++

The stylish, fully staffed, 3-bedroomed Villa Arjuna, complete with pool, is designed with golfers and their families in mind. Located just minutes from the first tee at the Nirwana Bali Golf Resort, it is totally private yet benefits from all the resort facilities as well as discounted golf rates.

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Arnalaya Beach House
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Arnalaya Beach House
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $2,740 ++

Located right on the beach in Canggu, Arnalaya Beach House is a 5-bedroom designer masterpiece offering outstanding ocean views, state-of-the-art facilities including swimming pool, international-standard tennis court, spa and gym, lashings of lounge space, mature gardens and a full complement of professional staff including butlers and a private chef.

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Villa Asante
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Asante
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $1,060 ++

Simple, striking, spacious and superbly staffed. Set in tropical walled gardens with a private 12m swimming pool and expansive lawns, Villa Asante is a modern 4-bedroomed holiday villa, ideally suited to families, just 300m from the beach in Canggu and minutes from the restaurants and shops of trendy Seminyak.

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Villa Asante
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Asante
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8-10*
Rate starts at $1,060 ++

Simple, striking, spacious and superbly staffed. Set in tropical walled gardens with a private 12m swimming pool and expansive lawns, Villa Asante is a modern 4-bedroomed holiday villa, ideally suited to families, just 300m from the beach in Canggu and minutes from the restaurants and shops of trendy Seminyak.

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Villa Asli
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Asli
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

Evocative Javanese joglos within a tropical garden set a striking scene at this magical 5-bedroom villa 150m from the beach in Canggu. Each joglo is filled with exquisite art and antiques and enhanced by contemporary luxuries. This fully staffed, very comfortable villa has a huge pool, bar, and three-screen TV lounge.

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Astika Toyaning
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Astika Toyaning
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $525 ++

Loosely translated, ‘Astika’ means simple, minimalist beauty, and ‘Toyaning’ clean fresh water. Put them together and you have a fitting image of the 4-bedroom Villa Astika Toyaning, a fully-serviced Canggu getaway with two swimming pools, steeped in style and awash with tranquillity, guaranteed to leave you refreshed and relaxed.

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Astika Toyaning
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Astika Toyaning
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $665 ++

Loosely translated, ‘Astika’ means simple, minimalist beauty, and ‘Toyaning’ clean fresh water. Put them together and you have a fitting image of the 4-bedroom Villa Astika Toyaning, a fully-serviced Canggu getaway with two swimming pools, steeped in style and awash with tranquillity, guaranteed to leave you refreshed and relaxed.

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Villa Atacaya
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Atacaya
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $600 ++

A sleek 5-bedroom riverside retreat, Villa Atacaya presents an abundance of open-air space, elegant interiors, water gardens fed by a sacred spring, spectacular natural beauty and sophisticated facilities. Fully staffed, with butler service, and a chef, perfect for family holidays.

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Villa Atacaya
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Atacaya
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $650 ++

A sleek 5-bedroom riverside retreat, Villa Atacaya presents an abundance of open-air space, elegant interiors, water gardens fed by a sacred spring, spectacular natural beauty and sophisticated facilities. Fully staffed, with butler service, and a chef, perfect for family holidays.

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Villa Bangkuang
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Bangkuang
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

A borderless, rural delight, the 4-bedroom Villa Bangkuang rests beside the rice fields a short stroll from the ocean in the tiny, friendly hamlet of Sogsogan on Bali’s southwest coast. This peaceful dwelling offers hearty home-cooking, a spectacular swimming pool, gorgeous views, cultural insights and bicycle rides through the countryside.

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Villa The Beji
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa The Beji
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,390 ++

Beautifully laid out over 4000sqm, the contemporary Balinese designed Villa Beji’s 6 individually housed bedrooms are spread across an expansive lawn and curved swimming pool creating a perfect enclave, especially for families, just minutes from Seminyak and Echo Beach.

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Villa The Beji
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa The Beji
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,390 ++

Beautifully laid out over 4000sqm, the contemporary Balinese designed Villa Beji’s 6 individually housed bedrooms are spread across an expansive lawn and curved swimming pool creating a perfect enclave, especially for families, just minutes from Seminyak and Echo Beach.

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Villa Belong Dua
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Belong Dua
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 4
Rate starts at $500 ++

The enchanting, 2-bedroomed Villa Belong Dua rests in the heart of a rural village, five minutes’ walk from the beach, yet only 30 minutes’ drive from the cosmopolitan glamour of Seminyak. Fully staffed, with a beautiful garden and generous swimming pool, this romantic retreat comprises five pavilions wrapped in traditional architecture.

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Bendega Nui
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Bendega Nui
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,400 ++

Big, bold and beautiful, Bendega Nui presides over the rice terraces of rural Canggu, only minutes from a breathtaking surf beach. Stunning design, uncompromising quality, outstanding cuisine, excellent facilities and endless space to relax and unwind make this delightful villa a top choice for family or group holidays in Bali.

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Bendega Nui
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Bendega Nui
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,400 ++

Big, bold and beautiful, Bendega Nui presides over the rice terraces of rural Canggu, only minutes from a breathtaking surf beach. Stunning design, uncompromising quality, outstanding cuisine, excellent facilities and endless space to relax and unwind make this delightful villa a top choice for family or group holidays in Bali.

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Bendega Rato
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Bendega Rato
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $760 ++

Bendega Rato is a grown-up and very spacious 3-bedroom villa with a generous pool, state-of-the-art facilities and great team of staff, including excellent villa manager and skilled chef, all within walking distance of Canggu Beach. A fourth bedroom suite, with private plunge pool, can be added for larger groups.

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Villa Bengawan
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Bengawan
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

The river Pangi flows gently past the lush garden of Villa Bengawan, a 5-bedroom contemporary villa in Pererenan. Characterised by stylish open-plan living areas that flow seamlessly across mirror-still lily ponds, this fully staffed villa with pool suits families and groups seeking rural tranquillity within easy reach of the beach.

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Villa Bougainvillea
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Bougainvillea
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6-9*
Rate starts at $375 ++

Villa Bougainvillea is a quintessential Bali home nestled amongst picturesque rice terraces above a winding river just minutes from Pererenan beach on Bali’s west coast. One of eight private villas within the Pangi River Village complex, fully staffed Bougainvillea is an excellent option for families, groups of friends and couples.

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Villa Bungadesa I (5BR + 1)
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Bungadesa I (5BR + 1)
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10-13*
Rate starts at TBA

Villa Bungadesa I is a secluded 5+1-bedroom retreat only 50m from the beach, which embraces the spirit of tropical Indonesia with a mix of tribal architecture and antiques, spacious flower-filled gardens and lawns, highly competent staff and spellbinding ocean views across the 12m swimming pool. And all only 4km from Seminyak. 

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Bungadesa Villas (7BR + 3)
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Bungadesa Villas (7BR + 3)
Bedrooms : 7       Sleeps : 14-19*
Rate starts at TBA

When hired together, the two neighbouring Bungadesa Villas provide a rare 7-bedroom (plus 3 rooms suitable for kids) opportunity for a tropical beachfront Bali holiday. Expect expansive lawns, two swimming pools, a wealth of tribal artefacts, laid-back comfort, highly competent staff and spellbinding ocean views only 4km from Seminyak.

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Villa Bunga Wangi
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Bunga Wangi
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $375 ++

Tropical gardens abound in this traditional Balinese 3-bedroom villa which is part of the Pangi River Estate in the sleepy village of Pererenan. Courtyard terraces, vibrant flowers and antique furnishings create an authentic island experience enhanced by an infinity pool perched on the river’s edge.

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Rumah Campur
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Rumah Campur
Bedrooms : 1       Sleeps : 2
Rate starts at TBA

Open designs blend Balinese ambiance with western comforts at the modest but appealing 2-bedroom Rumah Campur, one of three rustic villas within a peaceful, managed compound overlooking gleaming rice paddies. Relax by the garden pool or wander through the tranquil village of Seseh down to the beach and crashing surf.

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Rumah Campur
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Rumah Campur
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 4-6*
Rate starts at TBA

Open designs blend Balinese ambiance with western comforts at the modest but appealing 2-bedroom Rumah Campur, one of three rustic villas within a peaceful, managed compound overlooking gleaming rice paddies. Relax by the garden pool or wander through the tranquil village of Seseh down to the beach and crashing surf.

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Villa Canggu South
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Canggu South
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $890 ++

Moments away from splendid Nelayan Beach, in Canggu, the contemporary-styled, four-bedroom Villa Canggu South presents a 20m swimming pool, a compelling collection of art, and a full team of staff.  This luxurious property is out-of-town but there are several excellent restaurants, bars and cafés within easy walking distance.

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Villa Canggu North
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Canggu North
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 4
Rate starts at $390 ++

A minute's stroll from Canggu's rugged Nelayan Beach, the contemporary-styled, two-bedroom Villa Canggu North presents an 8m swimming pool, a compelling collection of art, and a full complement of staff. This luxurious property is out-of-town but there are several excellent restaurants, bars and cafés within easy walking distance.

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Shalimar Villas - Villa Cantik
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Shalimar Villas - Villa Cantik
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 4
Rate starts at TBA

A secluded pool shaded by tall hedges fronted by two delightful bedrooms defines Villa Cantik. The smallest of the three Shalimar Villas set right on the beachfront in rural Seseh, this cosy property is ideal for a small family, or when combined, for a large group or special function.

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The Chalina Estate
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
The Chalina Estate
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,390 ++

A regal 8 bedroom villa, with a 35-metre swimming pool and an awesome garden, The Chalina Estate is big and beautiful, glamorous yet unpretentious. Resting in rural heaven and blessed with breathtaking rice-terrace, mountain and sunset views, the property is perfect for weddings, retreats and large family group holidays.

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The Chalina Estate
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
The Chalina Estate
Bedrooms : 7       Sleeps : 16
Rate starts at $1,490 ++

A regal 8 bedroom villa, with a 35-metre swimming pool and an awesome garden, The Chalina Estate is big and beautiful, glamorous yet unpretentious. Resting in rural heaven and blessed with breathtaking rice-terrace, mountain and sunset views, the property is perfect for weddings, retreats and large family group holidays.

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The Chalina Estate
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
The Chalina Estate
Bedrooms : 8       Sleeps : 26
Rate starts at $1,890 ++

A regal 8 bedroom villa, with a 35-metre swimming pool and an awesome garden, The Chalina Estate is big and beautiful, glamorous yet unpretentious. Resting in rural heaven and blessed with breathtaking rice-terrace, mountain and sunset views, the property is perfect for weddings, retreats and large family group holidays.

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Villa Champuhan
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Champuhan
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 2-6*
Rate starts at $525 ++

This extravagant, fully staffed 4-bedroomed villa offers a secluded rainforest setting with sweeping river views. Two swimming pools, stand-alone sleeping pavilions and vast communal areas make Villa Champuhan an inspired choice for friends and families looking for a ‘back to nature’ experience wrapped in a cloak of contemporary luxury.

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Villa Champuhan
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Champuhan
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 4-8*
Rate starts at $625 ++

This extravagant, fully staffed 4-bedroomed villa offers a secluded rainforest setting with sweeping river views. Two swimming pools, stand-alone sleeping pavilions and vast communal areas make Villa Champuhan an inspired choice for friends and families looking for a ‘back to nature’ experience wrapped in a cloak of contemporary luxury.

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Villa Champuhan
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Champuhan
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 6-10*
Rate starts at $790 ++

This extravagant, fully staffed 4-bedroomed villa offers a secluded rainforest setting with sweeping river views. Two swimming pools, stand-alone sleeping pavilions and vast communal areas make Villa Champuhan an inspired choice for friends and families looking for a ‘back to nature’ experience wrapped in a cloak of contemporary luxury.

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Villa Da Vinci
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Da Vinci
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

The 4-bedroom Villa Da Vinci wows with its contemporary architecture, hi-tech features and facilities (think iPods in every room, poolside jacuzzi, rooftop barbecue, gym and massage room). Multiple living areas and practical space planning make it the perfect villa for two families, an extended family or a group of friends.

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Dea Villas - Villa Sati
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Dea Villas - Villa Sati
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $810 ++

The gorgeous Villa Sati, with butler service, gourmet cuisine, and exclusive villa staff services, presents a living pavilion and 4 sumptuous stand-alone bedrooms around a swimming pool, together with the shared facilities of a spa, gym and kiddies’ playground within an elite enclave close to Berawa surf beach at Canggu.

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Villa Sally
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Sally
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

With her private rooftop terraces, glamorous garden bathrooms, a pergola room shaded by cascading flowers, a cosy home theatre and numerous high-tech facilities, the elegant 4-bedroom Villa Sally represents tropical living at its best. The picture is completed with a gorgeous rice terrace view and 24-hour personal butler service.

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Villa Frangipani
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Frangipani
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 9
Rate starts at $350 ++

Charming, cottage-style, 4-bedroom villa set amid the peaceful countryside of Canggu in the tiny village of Pererenan. Oozing with character the fully-staffed, terraced Villa Frangipani, edged by a pretty stream, is just minutes from the beach and the restaurants and shops of Seminyak: A perfect peaceful retreat.

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Villa Gabah
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Gabah
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

A brand new, 5-bedroomed villa with a range of upscale facilities set in a peaceful countryside location surrounded by rice fields. Villa Gabah is spacious, modern and private with a generous free-form pool and wide terraces for sunset gatherings. A pleasant choice for a cosseted family holiday or relaxed celebration.

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Dea Villas - Villa Radha
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Dea Villas - Villa Radha
Bedrooms : 1       Sleeps : 2
Rate starts at $320 ++

An historic 1-bedroom dwelling in an enchanted tropical garden, Villa Radha comes with all the comforts of modern-day living, including personal butler service, private swimming pool, and spa. Located near the coastal village of Canggu, it offers one of the most romantic and unique villa experiences in Bali.

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Villa Hansa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Hansa
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,190 ++

Surrounded by farming communities in a traditional village, seven-bedroom Villa Hansa is a surfer’s deluxe bolt-hole, just 300m from a surfing beach on Bali’s south-west coast.  Eco-friendly and contemporary Balinese in design, this chilled-out property comes immersed in traditions, culture and spirituality and welcomes with genuine Balinese hospitality.

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Villa Hansa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Hansa
Bedrooms : 7       Sleeps : 13
Rate starts at $1,190 ++

Surrounded by farming communities in a traditional village, seven-bedroom Villa Hansa is a surfer’s deluxe bolt-hole, just 300m from a surfing beach on Bali’s south-west coast.  Eco-friendly and contemporary Balinese in design, this chilled-out property comes immersed in traditions, culture and spirituality and welcomes with genuine Balinese hospitality.

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Villa Infinity
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Infinity
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12-20*
Rate starts at $1,600

The huge, 8-bedroom Villa Infinity is a wonderful venue for weddings, parties and extended-family holidays, complete with 39m pool, games room, rolling lawns, garden bathrooms and kids' dorm. Rice field and river views, five-star cuisine and a very professional team of staff will ensure that every holiday need is satisfied.

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Villa Infinity
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Infinity
Bedrooms : 7       Sleeps : 14-23*
Rate starts at $1,700

The huge, 8-bedroom Villa Infinity is a wonderful venue for weddings, parties and extended-family holidays, complete with 39m pool, games room, rolling lawns, garden bathrooms and kids' dorm. Rice field and river views, five-star cuisine and a very professional team of staff will ensure that every holiday need is satisfied.

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Villa Infinity
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Infinity
Bedrooms : 8       Sleeps : 14-24*
Rate starts at $2,000

The huge, 8-bedroom Villa Infinity is a wonderful venue for weddings, parties and extended-family holidays, complete with 39m pool, games room, rolling lawns, garden bathrooms and kids' dorm. Rice field and river views, five-star cuisine and a very professional team of staff will ensure that every holiday need is satisfied.

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Villa Iskandar
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Iskandar
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $490 ++

Resting beside a jungle-shrouded river, the sophisticated and contemporary 4-bedroom Villa Iskandar is peaceful, quiet, and perfect for erasing every possible care from the outside world. Included are a full complement of first-class staff.

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Jagaditha
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Jagaditha
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,590 ++

If it’s serenity, space, simplicity and great service you’re looking for, look no further. Jagaditha’s six bedrooms and living pavilions, encircled by private landscaped gardens with infinity swimming pool, provide a luxurious setting for absorbing Canggu’s sensational sea views, while an excellent team of staff take care of all your needs.

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Jagaditha
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Jagaditha
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,875 ++

If it’s serenity, space, simplicity and great service you’re looking for, look no further. Jagaditha’s six bedrooms and living pavilions, encircled by private landscaped gardens with infinity swimming pool, provide a luxurious setting for absorbing Canggu’s sensational sea views, while an excellent team of staff take care of all your needs.

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Villa Kakatua
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kakatua
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $678 ++

A classic Balinese holiday villa in peaceful, picturesque Canggu only 200m from the beach. If open-air tropical living, charming interiors and a lush garden with 12m free-form pool appeals, then 4-bedroom, family-friendly Villa Kakatua, with its team of welcoming staff, is perfect.

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Villa Kakatua
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kakatua
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $678 ++

A classic Balinese holiday villa in peaceful, picturesque Canggu only 200m from the beach. If open-air tropical living, charming interiors and a lush garden with 12m free-form pool appeals, then 4-bedroom, family-friendly Villa Kakatua, with its team of welcoming staff, is perfect.

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Shalimar Villas - Villa Kalima
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Shalimar Villas - Villa Kalima
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 8-12*
Rate starts at TBA

Broad gardens, beach location, and a beautiful pool bordered by a vast open-sided living space define Villa Kalima. The largest of the three Shalimar Villas set in rural Seseh, this 6-bedroomed, staffed property is ideal for families or, when combined with its sister villas, for a large group or special function.

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Villa Kalyani
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kalyani
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,260 ++

A spectacular hi-tech party villa near the beaches of Canggu, Kalyani presents 5 bedrooms, two pools, an air conditioned home theatre as well as an outdoor cinema, rooftop entertainment terrace, playroom, two bars, DJ booth, fabulous views and numerous places to lounge. It comes fully staffed with 24-hour butler service.

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Villa Kalyani
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kalyani
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,260 ++

A spectacular hi-tech party villa near the beaches of Canggu, Kalyani presents 5 bedrooms, two pools, an air conditioned home theatre as well as an outdoor cinema, rooftop entertainment terrace, playroom, two bars, DJ booth, fabulous views and numerous places to lounge. It comes fully staffed with 24-hour butler service.

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Villa Kavya
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kavya
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $575 ++

A chic, versatile villa that's both practical and elegant with cool open-air living spaces and one pool each for the adults and children. Villa Kavya epitomises Balinese tropical living, a stylish choice for families, groups or celebrations, within easy reach of bustling Seminyak, yet perfectly positioned for peaceful Canggu sunsets.

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Villa Kedidi
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kedidi
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 4
Rate starts at $458 ++

A classic Balinese holiday villa in peaceful, picturesque Canggu only 200m from the beach. If open-air living and charming interiors within a tropical walled garden with 11m pool appeals, then 3-bedroom, family-friendly Villa Kedidi, with its team of welcoming staff, is perfect.

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Villa Kedidi
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kedidi
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $498 ++

A classic Balinese holiday villa in peaceful, picturesque Canggu only 200m from the beach. If open-air living and charming interiors within a tropical walled garden with 11m pool appeals, then 3-bedroom, family-friendly Villa Kedidi, with its team of welcoming staff, is perfect.

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Villa Kemala
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kemala
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $590 ++

With scenic rice terrace views, flourishing gardens and a 20m pool, this 5-bedroom, fully serviced luxury villa is a haven of tropical tranquillity. Located in a peaceful setting in rural Canggu, a courtesy driver is on hand to whisk you to nearby surf beaches, restaurants and the cosmopolitan hub of Seminyak.

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Villa Kemala
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kemala
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $650 ++

With scenic rice terrace views, flourishing gardens and a 20m pool, this 5-bedroom, fully serviced luxury villa is a haven of tropical tranquillity. Located in a peaceful setting in rural Canggu, a courtesy driver is on hand to whisk you to nearby surf beaches, restaurants and the cosmopolitan hub of Seminyak.

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Villa Kemala
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kemala
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $750 ++

With scenic rice terrace views, flourishing gardens and a 20m pool, this 5-bedroom, fully serviced luxury villa is a haven of tropical tranquillity. Located in a peaceful setting in rural Canggu, a courtesy driver is on hand to whisk you to nearby surf beaches, restaurants and the cosmopolitan hub of Seminyak.

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Villa Kipi
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kipi
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $700 ++

Four large bedrooms, a choice of living and dining areas, a full team of staff, and a 13m swimming pool await guests at Villa Kipi. Offering excellent value, the property is situated on a secure private estate 200m from the beach in the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Batubelig, near Seminyak.

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Villa Levi
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Levi
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $660 ++

Resting upon an island surrounded by a meandering river, 3-bedroom Villa Levi is luxury personified, with its own spa room, 16m swimming pool, and a full team of highly competent staff. This exquisite hideaway, bordered by tall jungle trees, lies less than two kilometres from Echo Beach in Canggu.

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The Lotus Residence
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
The Lotus Residence
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at TBA

The Lotus Residence is a 6-bedroom rural estate, epitomising classic Bali style and featuring vast, beautiful gardens. Fully staffed, complete with car and driver, spa, yoga studio and four pools, and only eight kilometres from Nirwana Bali Golf Course, this villa is perfect for groups, family holidays and once-in-a-lifetime events.

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Villa Luwih
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Luwih
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,120 ++

With two swimming pools, 6 luxurious bedrooms and a team of staff, Villa LuWih is a dreamy tropical escape perfect for extended families or groups. Entertain in grand style with LuWih’s gorgeous open design and modern comforts, while watching spectacular sunsets over the nearby surfers’ haven, Pererenan Beach, in tranquil Canggu.

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Shalimar Villas - Villa Makanda
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Shalimar Villas - Villa Makanda
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

Broad gardens, beach location, and a beautiful pool bordered by a vast open-sided living space define Villa Makanda. One of the three Shalimar Villas set in rural Seseh, this 4-bedroomed, staffed property is ideal for families or, when combined with its sister villas, for a large group or special function.

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Villa Mako
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Mako
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $470 ++

The 3-bedroom, family-oriented Villa Mako is an architectural treasure testament to the Dutch influence on Indonesia’s colonial past. Fully staffed and complete with pool, gorgeous garden and stunning views, it rests within a traditional village, yet is close to the beach and only a short drive from Seminyak.

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Villa Mana
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Mana
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,370 ++

Spectacular views of Bali’s age-old rice fields are celebrated at this super-comfortable, tropical, modern architectural delight in Canggu. With six generous bedrooms, an infinity swimming pool, a home cinema plus extremely generous living and dining space, Villa Mana is a family-friendly, fully-staffed property with plenty of individuality and style.

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Villa Mana
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Mana
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,370 ++

Spectacular views of Bali’s age-old rice fields are celebrated at this super-comfortable, tropical, modern architectural delight in Canggu. With six generous bedrooms, an infinity swimming pool, a home cinema plus extremely generous living and dining space, Villa Mana is a family-friendly, fully-staffed property with plenty of individuality and style.

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Villa Mandalay
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Mandalay
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,360 ++

Seven bedrooms, knee-buckling rice-field and distant coastline views, and some wonderful lounging and dining spaces make Villa Mandalay a superb choice for families and groups. The beautiful picture is completed with a private pool, home theatre, sauna, and a six-hole putting green. Seseh’s beach and Canggu’s cafés are just 10 minutes away.

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Villa Mandalay
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Mandalay
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,360 ++

Seven bedrooms, knee-buckling rice-field and distant coastline views, and some wonderful lounging and dining spaces make Villa Mandalay a superb choice for families and groups. The beautiful picture is completed with a private pool, home theatre, sauna, and a six-hole putting green. Seseh’s beach and Canggu’s cafés are just 10 minutes away.

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Villa Mandalay
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Mandalay
Bedrooms : 7       Sleeps : 14
Rate starts at $1,360 ++

Seven bedrooms, knee-buckling rice-field and distant coastline views, and some wonderful lounging and dining spaces make Villa Mandalay a superb choice for families and groups. The beautiful picture is completed with a private pool, home theatre, sauna, and a six-hole putting green. Seseh’s beach and Canggu’s cafés are just 10 minutes away.

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Villa Maridadi
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Maridadi
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $930 ++

Five-bedroomed Villa Maridadi is virtually a private resort set in sprawling gardens with manicured lawns and ocean vistas. Perfect for families, groups, or as an executive escape, all will enjoy the ability to socialise or have their own space whilst being expertly taken care of by the smiling villa staff.

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Villa Maridadi
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Maridadi
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10-14*
Rate starts at $1,070 ++

Five-bedroomed Villa Maridadi is virtually a private resort set in sprawling gardens with manicured lawns and ocean vistas. Perfect for families, groups, or as an executive escape, all will enjoy the ability to socialise or have their own space whilst being expertly taken care of by the smiling villa staff.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Mary
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Mary
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

Palatial, 5-bedroomed Villa Mary marries the traditional and the chic alongside rice fields, river estuary and ocean. Part of an enclave of five luxury villas, Mary delivers open-air living, a swimming pool, subterranean cinema, tennis court, and an abundance of indulgence in a beautiful beachside location on Bali’s south-west coast.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Mary
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Mary
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

Palatial, 5-bedroomed Villa Mary marries the traditional and the chic alongside rice fields, river estuary and ocean. Part of an enclave of five luxury villas, Mary delivers open-air living, a swimming pool, subterranean cinema, tennis court, and an abundance of indulgence in a beautiful beachside location on Bali’s south-west coast.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Mary
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Mary
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 8-10*
Rate starts at TBA

Palatial, 5-bedroomed Villa Mary marries the traditional and the chic alongside rice fields, river estuary and ocean. Part of an enclave of five luxury villas, Mary delivers open-air living, a swimming pool, subterranean cinema, tennis court, and an abundance of indulgence in a beautiful beachside location on Bali’s south-west coast.

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Villa Mata Air
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Mata Air
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $725 ++

A contemporary, Balinese style pool villa with a peaceful riverside setting and backdrop of tropical forest.  Part of the tranquil Pangi River Estate in the rural village of Pererenan, 5-bedroomed Mata Air is just minutes from popular surfers' haunt, Echo beach.  Explore Bali’s sites with the villa’s complimentary driver.

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Villa Matahari
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Matahari
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

Presenting a Spanish-inspired white theme, the 4-bedroom, fully staffed Villa Matahari is characterised by tropical, open-air living rooms, an 18m pool, and an abundance of light, glass and space. It is perfect for parties and weddings, located well away from the madding crowds in the traditional seaside village of Seseh.

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Villa Mayana
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Mayana
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

Perfect for small groups of friends or a couple’s getaway, 3-bedroomed Villa Mayana nestles quietly in relaxed, rural Canggu. With a car and driver included, Bali’s beaches, mountains, restaurants, shops and bars are yours to discover, while this stylish yet homely villa with pool and rice-field views awaits your return.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Melissa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Melissa
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

The 5-bedroomed Villa Melissa, with its perfect symmetry and double pool, recreates the original Bali style, and serves it up right beside the beach! Part of an enclave of five individual villas, it is surrounded only by rice fields and ocean views, offering a luxurious stay in a glorious location.

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Villa Niloufar
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Niloufar
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

Villa Niloufar is a secluded, riverside retreat, characterised by an abundance of space and natural beauty, just minutes from one of the best golf courses in Asia. An eco-friendly, 5-bedroom, destination villa with sophisticated facilities, caring staff and superb service, ensuring guests will have no real need to go out.

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Nirwana Golf Villas - Ocean and Golf
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Nirwana Golf  Villas - Ocean and Golf
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 4
Rate starts at $495 ++

Ocean and Golf offers the perfect base for golfers to enjoy the renowned, Greg Norman-designed, Nirwana Bali Golf Course on Bali’s south-west coast. With ocean views, a private garden and a plunge pool, this peaceful, 4-bedroomed, staffed villa has access to the leisure facilities at the nearby Pan Pacific Resort.

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Nirwana Golf Villas - Ocean and Golf
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Nirwana Golf  Villas - Ocean and Golf
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $495 ++

Ocean and Golf offers the perfect base for golfers to enjoy the renowned, Greg Norman-designed, Nirwana Bali Golf Course on Bali’s south-west coast. With ocean views, a private garden and a plunge pool, this peaceful, 4-bedroomed, staffed villa has access to the leisure facilities at the nearby Pan Pacific Resort.

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Villa Anucara
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Anucara
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,090 ++

Completed mid-2011, and uncompromisingly modern, the 5-bedroom Villa Anucara brings minimalist glamour to the quiet coastal community of Cemagi, south of Bali’s famed Tanah Lot. With a 35m pool, sunken poolside lounge and loads of super-sized ‘loll about’ spaces, this is a stand-out sea-view villa and party pad.

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Villa Anucara
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Anucara
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,090 ++

Completed mid-2011, and uncompromisingly modern, the 5-bedroom Villa Anucara brings minimalist glamour to the quiet coastal community of Cemagi, south of Bali’s famed Tanah Lot. With a 35m pool, sunken poolside lounge and loads of super-sized ‘loll about’ spaces, this is a stand-out sea-view villa and party pad.

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Seseh Beach Villa I
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Seseh Beach Villa I
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,490 ++

Metres from the mighty waves and glittering sands of Bali’s south-west coast, 5-bedroom Seseh Beach Villa makes a glorious holiday destination and a spectacular wedding venue.  Overflowing with style and charm, this out-of-the-way villa captures the spirit of Bali, while friendly staff, including an excellent chef, tend to creature comforts.

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Seseh Beach Villa II
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Seseh Beach Villa II
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,420 ++

Seseh Beach Villa II is a beautifully designed, fully staffed, six-bedroom villa with a large and lovely tropical garden and a 16m swimming pool, just 100 metres from the beach in the traditional fishing village of Seseh, offering five-star service and supreme comforts.  Perfect for familes and friends; fabulous for weddings.

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Seseh Beach Villa II
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Seseh Beach Villa II
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,630 ++

Seseh Beach Villa II is a beautifully designed, fully staffed, six-bedroom villa with a large and lovely tropical garden and a 16m swimming pool, just 100 metres from the beach in the traditional fishing village of Seseh, offering five-star service and supreme comforts.  Perfect for familes and friends; fabulous for weddings.

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Villa Manis
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Manis
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,690 ++

Luxuriant rice terraces and the nearby ocean provide a blissful Bali setting for the 8-bedroomed and remarkably spacious Villa Manis.  Fully staffed and equipped with spa, gym, home cinema, bar, two pools and a jacuzzi, this regal villa is an ideal choice for large families or groups of friends.

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Villa Manis
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Manis
Bedrooms : 8       Sleeps : 16
Rate starts at $1,690 ++

Luxuriant rice terraces and the nearby ocean provide a blissful Bali setting for the 8-bedroomed and remarkably spacious Villa Manis.  Fully staffed and equipped with spa, gym, home cinema, bar, two pools and a jacuzzi, this regal villa is an ideal choice for large families or groups of friends.

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The Iman Villa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
The Iman Villa
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $1,270 ++

A sleek and stylish villa with a beautiful traditional setting in rural Canggu, surrounded by glistening rice paddies and lush coconut groves.  With five bedrooms, 21m swimming pool and separate guesthouse, the fully staffed Iman Villa is ideal for families or friends looking for a peaceful, highly contemporary holiday getaway.

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The Iman Villa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
The Iman Villa
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,270 ++

A sleek and stylish villa with a beautiful traditional setting in rural Canggu, surrounded by glistening rice paddies and lush coconut groves.  With five bedrooms, 21m swimming pool and separate guesthouse, the fully staffed Iman Villa is ideal for families or friends looking for a peaceful, highly contemporary holiday getaway.

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The Iman Villa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
The Iman Villa
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,270 ++

A sleek and stylish villa with a beautiful traditional setting in rural Canggu, surrounded by glistening rice paddies and lush coconut groves.  With five bedrooms, 21m swimming pool and separate guesthouse, the fully staffed Iman Villa is ideal for families or friends looking for a peaceful, highly contemporary holiday getaway.

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Avalon I
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Avalon I
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $830 ++

Avalon I is a fully staffed, 4-bedroom villa within walking distance of the beach in Canggu on Bali’s thriving sunset coast.  Guests enjoy exclusive use of beautiful landscaped gardens, a 14-metre swimming pool with poolside joglo, open-sided living and dining areas, air-conditioned media room and plush bedrooms with marble ensuites.

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Avalon III
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Avalon III
Bedrooms : 1       Sleeps : 2
Rate starts at $310 ++

Avalon III is an intimate one-bedroom Canggu beach villa on Bali’s southwest coast, set amidst picturesque rice fields, famed spas, international restaurants and lively nightlife.  As well as your ensuite bedroom, you get an air-conditioned living area, kitchen, your own pool and the services of a friendly staff team, including chef.

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Avalon II
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Avalon II
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 4
Rate starts at $410 ++

Avalon II is a charming Bali villa set in tropical walled gardens just a short walk from the beach in Canggu.  You get an open-sided living pavilion with a kitchenette alongside a private 7m pool, 2 air-conditioned side-by-side ensuite bedrooms and personal service from friendly staff, including a chef.

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Villa Kayajiwa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Kayajiwa
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $790 ++

With its iconic design and stunning 25-metre pool, Villa Kayajiwa would not look amiss on the cover of Wallpaper* magazine. This super stylish 4-bedroom luxury villa in Canggu’s trendy Batu Bolong district, comes fully staffed and even has its own karaoke room. It’s the perfect retreat for families and friends.

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Villa Indrani
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Indrani
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $790 ++

Less than five minutes’ walk from Berawa Beach, this fully staffed 5-bedroom luxury villa in Canggu is perfect for a family or a group of friends looking for a stylish sun-soaked beach holiday. Just make sure you apply some ‘wow factor 50 lotion’ before you step inside.

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Villa Indrani
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Indrani
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $880 ++

Less than five minutes’ walk from Berawa Beach, this fully staffed 5-bedroom luxury villa in Canggu is perfect for a family or a group of friends looking for a stylish sun-soaked beach holiday. Just make sure you apply some ‘wow factor 50 lotion’ before you step inside.

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Villa Paloma
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Paloma
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $560 ++

Set in peaceful Pererenan, this stunning 5-bedroomed pool villa offers contemporary tropical living with plenty of traditional flavour. A spacious main house and separate guest quarters make Paloma ideal for groups and families. A complimentary driver is on hand, should you manage to tear yourselves away from this tropical hideaway.

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Villa Paloma
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Paloma
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $725 ++

Set in peaceful Pererenan, this stunning 5-bedroomed pool villa offers contemporary tropical living with plenty of traditional flavour. A spacious main house and separate guest quarters make Paloma ideal for groups and families. A complimentary driver is on hand, should you manage to tear yourselves away from this tropical hideaway.

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Villa Paloma
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Paloma
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $725 ++

Set in peaceful Pererenan, this stunning 5-bedroomed pool villa offers contemporary tropical living with plenty of traditional flavour. A spacious main house and separate guest quarters make Paloma ideal for groups and families. A complimentary driver is on hand, should you manage to tear yourselves away from this tropical hideaway.

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Villa Pangi Gita
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Pangi Gita
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $590 ++

Immaculate and enchanting – the 3-bedroomed Villa Pangi Gita is a picture-postcard Balinese villa set upon old rice terraces stepping down to a pretty river. With its rural setting, charming service and lush green gardens, yet still close to the beach, this is one of the top small villas in Bali.

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Pure Villa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pure Villa
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

Weddings, parties and decadent dinners are set to shine in this gleaming 6-bedroom villa. Themed throughout in pure white, boasting immaculate service and set within 4000sqm of tropical landscaped lawns; Pure Villa spoils for comfort within the relaxed surrounds of Canggu and just a stone’s throw from Brawa beach.

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Pure Villa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pure Villa
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at TBA

Weddings, parties and decadent dinners are set to shine in this gleaming 6-bedroom villa. Themed throughout in pure white, boasting immaculate service and set within 4000sqm of tropical landscaped lawns; Pure Villa spoils for comfort within the relaxed surrounds of Canggu and just a stone’s throw from Brawa beach.

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Rumah Puro Blanco
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Rumah Puro Blanco
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

Strategically located amongst quiet rice fields, only 100m from the beach in Canggu and close to Seminyak, Rumah Puro Blanco is a tranquil 4-bedroomed staffed residence. Contemporary, chic and simple this villa is well designed with serene, white-themed, comfortable, open-air living areas overlooking a 17m lap pool.

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Rumah Puro Blanco
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Rumah Puro Blanco
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

Strategically located amongst quiet rice fields, only 100m from the beach in Canggu and close to Seminyak, Rumah Puro Blanco is a tranquil 4-bedroomed staffed residence. Contemporary, chic and simple this villa is well designed with serene, white-themed, comfortable, open-air living areas overlooking a 17m lap pool.

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Villa Pursang
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Pursang
Bedrooms : 2       Sleeps : 4
Rate starts at TBA

Coconut palms hug the stream that flows around the perimeter of this contemporary Balinese villa nestled amongst rice fields in the quiet village of Tumbak Bayuh. The spacious, 4-bedroom, staffed Villa Pursang, with its lush tropical garden and private pool, offers a peaceful haven ideal for families or for an intimate celebration.

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Villa Pursang
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Pursang
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

Coconut palms hug the stream that flows around the perimeter of this contemporary Balinese villa nestled amongst rice fields in the quiet village of Tumbak Bayuh. The spacious, 4-bedroom, staffed Villa Pursang, with its lush tropical garden and private pool, offers a peaceful haven ideal for families or for an intimate celebration.

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Villa Pursang
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Pursang
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 6-8*
Rate starts at TBA

Coconut palms hug the stream that flows around the perimeter of this contemporary Balinese villa nestled amongst rice fields in the quiet village of Tumbak Bayuh. The spacious, 4-bedroom, staffed Villa Pursang, with its lush tropical garden and private pool, offers a peaceful haven ideal for families or for an intimate celebration.

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Villa The Sanctuary
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa The Sanctuary
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at TBA

Resting within expansive park-like gardens in an astonishing riverside location with glorious views, The Sanctuary is a fully staffed, fabulous venue for weddings, parties and extended-family holidays, complete with chef, car and driver, two swimming pools, wedding pergola, gym, and 8 luxurious bedrooms plus two bunk rooms that can accommodate 20 kids.
 

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Villa The Sanctuary
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa The Sanctuary
Bedrooms : 7       Sleeps : 14
Rate starts at TBA

Resting within expansive park-like gardens in an astonishing riverside location with glorious views, The Sanctuary is a fully staffed, fabulous venue for weddings, parties and extended-family holidays, complete with chef, car and driver, two swimming pools, wedding pergola, gym, and 8 luxurious bedrooms plus two bunk rooms that can accommodate 20 kids.
 

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Villa The Sanctuary
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa The Sanctuary
Bedrooms : 8       Sleeps : 16
Rate starts at TBA

Resting within expansive park-like gardens in an astonishing riverside location with glorious views, The Sanctuary is a fully staffed, fabulous venue for weddings, parties and extended-family holidays, complete with chef, car and driver, two swimming pools, wedding pergola, gym, and 8 luxurious bedrooms plus two bunk rooms that can accommodate 20 kids.
 

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Dea Villas - Villa Sarasvati
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Dea Villas - Villa Sarasvati
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $840 ++

Set beside Canggu’s rice fields, 4-bedroom Villa Sarasvati at Dea Villas is a masterpiece of sumptuous tropical design, enhanced with modern furnishings and antique artefacts. This eclectic property offers excellent facilities for families including a spa, gym, children’s playground, pool and garden games, plus 24-hour butler service and a top-class chef.

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Villa Semarapura
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Semarapura
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,690 ++

Well-appointed guestrooms, great staff team, spacious tropical garden and fabulous swimming pool, plenty of living space plus a sociable bar make this villa one to remember. Located opposite a sea temple on a quiet stretch of picturesque Bali coastline, 5-bedroom Semarapura is an excellent away-from-it-all choice for families and friends.

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Nirwana Golf Villas - Villa Senja
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Nirwana Golf Villas - Villa Senja
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $450 ++

With access to the facilities of the adjacent 5-star resort, the 4-bedroom, fully staffed, Villa Senja is an ideal family villa and a golfer’s definition of the ‘19th hole’. Complete with fairway views and private plunge pool, it is located at the Nirwana Bali Golf Resort on Bali’s south-west coast.

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Villa Simona Oasis
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Simona Oasis
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,150 ++

Embraced within the arms of a meandering river and surrounded by rice terraces, 5-bedroomed Villa Simona Oasis is an exquisite sanctuary and a superb yoga retreat venue, just minutes from Echo Beach in Bali's popular Canggu district.  Expect five-star service from a full complement of villa and spa staff. 

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Rumah Sirocco
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Rumah Sirocco
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

Rumah Sirocco flaunts a daring black décor wrapped in glass walls, with rice field views, sensual living spaces, a 12m lap pool, and 4 bedrooms of uber-cool dimensions. Located 400m from the beach at Batubelig, Sirocco is only a short drive from the shops and nightlife of trendy Seminyak.

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Rumah Sirocco
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Rumah Sirocco
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8-12*
Rate starts at TBA

Rumah Sirocco flaunts a daring black décor wrapped in glass walls, with rice field views, sensual living spaces, a 12m lap pool, and 4 bedrooms of uber-cool dimensions. Located 400m from the beach at Batubelig, Sirocco is only a short drive from the shops and nightlife of trendy Seminyak.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Sound of the Sea
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Sound of the Sea
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

One of a luxury enclave of five out-of-town beachside villas, Sound of the Sea offers five bedrooms and five-star service. This, combined with glorious coastline views, a 20m infinity pool, home cinema and a series of open, poolside pavilions for relaxing and dining, makes it perfect for families, groups and weddings.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Sound of the Sea
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Sound of the Sea
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

One of a luxury enclave of five out-of-town beachside villas, Sound of the Sea offers five bedrooms and five-star service. This, combined with glorious coastline views, a 20m infinity pool, home cinema and a series of open, poolside pavilions for relaxing and dining, makes it perfect for families, groups and weddings.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Sound of the Sea
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Sound of the Sea
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

One of a luxury enclave of five out-of-town beachside villas, Sound of the Sea offers five bedrooms and five-star service. This, combined with glorious coastline views, a 20m infinity pool, home cinema and a series of open, poolside pavilions for relaxing and dining, makes it perfect for families, groups and weddings.

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Sungai Tinggi Beach Villa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Sungai Tinggi Beach Villa
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,740 ++

From the top of its thatched roofs to the beach at the bottom of the garden, the enchanting 6-bedroomed Sungai Tinggi Beach Villa is 100% Balinese.  Traditional architecture, artwork and antiques are complemented by a team of sweet Balinese staff, an enticing swimming pool, brilliant sunsets and a truly chilled-out vibe.

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Sungai Tinggi Beach Villa
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Sungai Tinggi Beach Villa
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,740 ++

From the top of its thatched roofs to the beach at the bottom of the garden, the enchanting 6-bedroomed Sungai Tinggi Beach Villa is 100% Balinese.  Traditional architecture, artwork and antiques are complemented by a team of sweet Balinese staff, an enticing swimming pool, brilliant sunsets and a truly chilled-out vibe.

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Taman Ahimsa
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Taman Ahimsa
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at $1,950 ++

Taman Ahimsa is a magical, fully-staffed, 7-bedroom sanctuary, located absolutely beachfront in a tiny fishing village. Built in a rustic style, which blends with the environment and supports eco-friendly principals, this secluded property is ideal for yoga and spiritual retreats promoting healthy eating and healing therapies.

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Taman Ahimsa
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Taman Ahimsa
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,950 ++

Taman Ahimsa is a magical, fully-staffed, 7-bedroom sanctuary, located absolutely beachfront in a tiny fishing village. Built in a rustic style, which blends with the environment and supports eco-friendly principals, this secluded property is ideal for yoga and spiritual retreats promoting healthy eating and healing therapies.

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Taman Ahimsa
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Taman Ahimsa
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at $1,950 ++

Taman Ahimsa is a magical, fully-staffed, 7-bedroom sanctuary, located absolutely beachfront in a tiny fishing village. Built in a rustic style, which blends with the environment and supports eco-friendly principals, this secluded property is ideal for yoga and spiritual retreats promoting healthy eating and healing therapies.

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Taman Ahimsa
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Taman Ahimsa
Bedrooms : 7       Sleeps : 14
Rate starts at $1,950 ++

Taman Ahimsa is a magical, fully-staffed, 7-bedroom sanctuary, located absolutely beachfront in a tiny fishing village. Built in a rustic style, which blends with the environment and supports eco-friendly principals, this secluded property is ideal for yoga and spiritual retreats promoting healthy eating and healing therapies.

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Villa Tanju Bali
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Tanju Bali
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

Absolute ocean-front, Villa Tanju is a perfect escape: intimate enough for couples, spacious enough for families. Ponds and palms fill spaces between comfortably furnished bedroom, living and dining pavilions, a 15m pool and rolling lawns. Fully staffed, Tanju has views over a Balinese sea temple and an endless beach.

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Villa Tantangan
Seseh-Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Tantangan
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

Those in search of a lavish coastal hideaway will revel in the panoramic views of the Indian Ocean from 3-bedroom Villa Tantangan near Tanah Lot.  The contemporary eco-luxe design incorporates solar panels and natural building materials while offering guests every conceivable comfort.  Facilities include infinity pool, office, car and driver.

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Villa Tukad Pangi
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Tukad Pangi
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at $565 ++

Hidden away by the riverside in the quiet village of Pererenan, Villa Tukad Pangi is a staffed, 3-bedroomed, exceptionally well-designed and serviced villa. The quintessential contemporary Balinese retreat, with two swimming pools and two big screen projectors, this villa is great for groups and private and peaceful for families.

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Umah di Desa III
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Umah di Desa III
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

Situated in the tranquil environs of Batubelig, this attractive, contemporary 3-bedroom pool villa is relaxed and private. The beach is within an easy walk or bike ride and all the delights of Petitenget and Seminyak, including Bali’s best restaurants, shops and beach clubs, are just a few minutes away.

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Villa Valentine
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Valentine
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

A contemporary 4-bedroom pool villa set amidst expansive gardens in the seaside village of Berawa. With a tropical design enhanced by eclectic furnishings Villa Valentine provides plenty of space to spread out and is ideally situated to explore nearby surf beaches and the trendy hub of Seminyak by night.

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Villa Valentine
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Valentine
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

A contemporary 4-bedroom pool villa set amidst expansive gardens in the seaside village of Berawa. With a tropical design enhanced by eclectic furnishings Villa Valentine provides plenty of space to spread out and is ideally situated to explore nearby surf beaches and the trendy hub of Seminyak by night.

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Villa Valentine
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Valentine
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

A contemporary 4-bedroom pool villa set amidst expansive gardens in the seaside village of Berawa. With a tropical design enhanced by eclectic furnishings Villa Valentine provides plenty of space to spread out and is ideally situated to explore nearby surf beaches and the trendy hub of Seminyak by night.

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Villa Hana
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Hana
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 6-10*
Rate starts at $680 ++

A stylish, 4-bedroom property in Bali’s beautiful, rice-field-green countryside, the fully staffed Villa Hana includes an in-house chef, and offers a sparkling lap pool and great entertainment facilities. Positioned just 300m from a popular surf beach and social scene, this villa is perfect for families and friends.

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Villa Inti
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Inti
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

A charming 5-bedroom villa with gardens of vibrant tropical flowers and a picturesque backdrop of gently sloping rice terraces. Combining traditional Balinese aesthetics and ambiance with modern amenities and idyllic setting, Villa Inti is a great choice for friends and family looking for a peaceful countryside haven.

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Villa Inti
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Inti
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

A charming 5-bedroom villa with gardens of vibrant tropical flowers and a picturesque backdrop of gently sloping rice terraces. Combining traditional Balinese aesthetics and ambiance with modern amenities and idyllic setting, Villa Inti is a great choice for friends and family looking for a peaceful countryside haven.

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Villa Inti
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Inti
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

A charming 5-bedroom villa with gardens of vibrant tropical flowers and a picturesque backdrop of gently sloping rice terraces. Combining traditional Balinese aesthetics and ambiance with modern amenities and idyllic setting, Villa Inti is a great choice for friends and family looking for a peaceful countryside haven.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Waringin
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Waringin
Bedrooms : 3       Sleeps : 6
Rate starts at TBA

Immerse yourself in distinctive old world charm, with impeccable hospitality, a range of modern facilities and a stunning infinity pool facing the rolling Balinese breakers. Six-bedroomed Villa Waringin is one of five striking properties within the exclusive Pantai Lima Estate: a comfortable, versatile retreat in an unspoilt ocean-front setting.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Waringin
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Waringin
Bedrooms : 4       Sleeps : 8
Rate starts at TBA

Immerse yourself in distinctive old world charm, with impeccable hospitality, a range of modern facilities and a stunning infinity pool facing the rolling Balinese breakers. Six-bedroomed Villa Waringin is one of five striking properties within the exclusive Pantai Lima Estate: a comfortable, versatile retreat in an unspoilt ocean-front setting.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Waringin
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Waringin
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at TBA

Immerse yourself in distinctive old world charm, with impeccable hospitality, a range of modern facilities and a stunning infinity pool facing the rolling Balinese breakers. Six-bedroomed Villa Waringin is one of five striking properties within the exclusive Pantai Lima Estate: a comfortable, versatile retreat in an unspoilt ocean-front setting.

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Pantai Lima - Villa Waringin
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Pantai Lima - Villa Waringin
Bedrooms : 6       Sleeps : 12
Rate starts at TBA

Immerse yourself in distinctive old world charm, with impeccable hospitality, a range of modern facilities and a stunning infinity pool facing the rolling Balinese breakers. Six-bedroomed Villa Waringin is one of five striking properties within the exclusive Pantai Lima Estate: a comfortable, versatile retreat in an unspoilt ocean-front setting.

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Villa Zelie
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Zelie
Bedrooms : 5       Sleeps : 10
Rate starts at $1,960 ++

An enchanting 5-bedroomed villa where historic charm blends seamlessly with contemporary luxury and fabulous service to create an unforgettable experience. Antique-filled, vintage wooden houses make evocative sleeping quarters, while lush tropical gardens fringe a 20m pool, and a sweeping ocean beach is just a short stroll down a quiet lane.

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Aluthgama Wood Carving Centre
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 25/3 River Side Ave, Aluthgama   Tel No. : +94 34 4936501
Wood carving shop with lots of fishermen statues, sculpted elephants and masks. There is an attached workshop where you can see the wood craftsmen in action.

Amaan Spa
Kalutara, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Kani Lanka Resort and Spa, St Sebastian’s Rd, Katuturunda, Kalutara   Tel No. : +94 34 4280801
Take your pick from ayurvedic treatments, body wraps, body scrubs, body polishes, beauty treatments, facials, slimming treatments and honeymoon packages at this boutique resort hotel.

Amangalla
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 10 Church St, Galle Fort.    Tel No. : +94 91 2233388
European dishes and an excellent curry service are on the menu here served up in exquisite colonial surroundings. High tea on the veranda is perfect for people-watching.

Amanwella
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Bodhi Mawatha, Wella Mawatha, Godellawela, Tangalle   Tel No. : +94 47 2241333
Choose from their main dining room overlooking the swimming pool and beach where a delicious though pricey variety of dishes are served; or, during daytime hours, lunch in the informal Beach Club right beside the sandy surf. Bookings are essential.

Amanwella Spa
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Amanwella, Bodhi Mawatha, Wella Mawatha, Godellawela, Tangalle   Tel No. : +94 47 2241333
Enjoy a selective spa menu listing facials, massages and body treatments including soaks in baths. Treatments use organic Aman products and take place in the spa suite or in selected garden locations. Bookings are essential.

Amaya Hills (Hotel Spa)
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Heerassagala Rd, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 81 2233521
This hilltop hotel has a great ayurveda centre in a quiet and relaxed setting. You can enjoy body oil massages, steam baths, facials and wraps.

Ambalangoda Beach
Ambalangoda, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Ambalangoda (south).
To the south of town, stretching for a couple of kilometres are Ambalangoda’s best beaches. Here you can stroll for a few kilometres and swim with care from October to April.

Ariyapala and Sons Mask Museum
Ambalangoda, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 426 Main St, Ambalangoda   Tel No. : +94 91 2258373
This huge museum, the larger of two in town, documents the history of kolam (folk) dances and sunni yakuma (healing) dances through interesting, well-laid out displays showing the evolution of each mask and their unique style. There’s a shop here too and you can see mask makers in action.

Azmaara Spa
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Bentota Beach Hotel, Bentota   Tel No. : +94 34 2275178 (ext. 457)
This spa with branches in hotels in Colombo, Bentota and the Maldives offers a number of rejuvenating therapies from massages, wraps and scrubs to beauty treatments including facials, manicures and pedicures.

Bahiravakanda Buddha
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Bahiravakanda Hill, Kandy
From its privileged hilltop perch, Bahiravakanda’s white Buddha gazes protectively over the town. Wander up to this elevated position you can share in the city views.

Bandarawela Hotel
Bandarawela, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 14 Welimada Rd, Bandarawela   Tel No. : +94 57 2222501
This old planters clubhouse dates back to 1893 and is easily the best and most atmospheric place in town to eat.

Barefoot
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 41 Pedlar St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 91 226299
Very popular shop selling hand-woven fabrics by the metre, cushions, brightly coloured sarongs and clothing, children’s soft toys, artwork, souvenirs and a good selection of books plus flip flops and bikinis from Arugam Bay Beachwear.

Bawana Spa
Weligama, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Weligama Bay Resort, Weligama   Tel No. : +94 41 2253920
The spa at this Czech-run hotel in Weligama offers a range of massage and beauty treatments in peaceful surroundings.

Bentota Lagoon Fishing
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Malu Banna, 15/3 River Ave, Aluthgama   Tel No. : +94 777117400
This alternative to deep sea fishing, especially during May to October when the rough seas are off limits, also offers glimpses of riverine scenery. Boats are fully equipped, and fish to be caught include mangrove jack, snapper, cat fish and mullet.

Bentota River Safari
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Malu Banna, 15/3 River Ave, Aluthgama   Tel No. : +94 777117400
Head off down the Bentota River to see crocodiles, monitor lizards, bird of prey, kingfishers and giant fruit bats. Trips include a journey through a beautiful mangrove swamp.

Bentota Village Bicycle Tour
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Malu Banna, 15/3 River Ave, Aluthgama.    Tel No. : +94 777117400
Head into Bentota village to explore this rural inland hinterland. You can visit a Buddhist temple and also stop off at Lunuganga for tea. Guided tours are organised through Malu Banna, but they also provide bicycles for hire should you like to explore on your own.

Boardwise
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna
This little shop run by young local surfers sells some surfing equipment including wax and clothing. They also rent out boards and offer tuition and tours.

Buckingham Place
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Rekawa, Netolpitiya, Tangalle   Tel No. : +94 47 3489447
Situated a few kilometres from the location of the nightly turtle watch (TCP), this handily-situated open-air boutique hotel restaurant serves a menu of international fusion cuisine.

Bundala National Park
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Bundala
A little more than an hour from Tangalle is Bundala National Park, an important Ramsar wetlands, significant for the crocodiles, monkeys and migratory birdlife (including greater flamingos) attracted to the salty lewayas and mud flats found here.

Cargils
Bandarawela, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Welimada Rd, Bandarawela
A fairly well-stocked supermarket with pharmacy that’s handy for self-caterers; they also sell Mlesna Tea and display a limited selection of liquor, beer and wine.

Cargils
Ambalangoda, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Ambalangoda
Ambalangoda’s best-stocked one-stop-shop for grocery items. There’s also a pharmacy here and a small selection of liquor, beer and wine.

Cargils
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Main St, Tangalle
Tangalle’s best-stocked one-stop-shop for grocery items. There’s also a pharmacy here and a small selection of liquor, beer and wine.

Central Market
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Off New Bazaar St, Nuwara Eliya.
This covered alleyway offers an insight (and a chance to buy) into the range of produce grown in the hill country – both familiar and unfamiliar. There’s also a whiffy fish and butchery section.

Citrus
Hikkaduwa, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Hikkaduwa   Tel No. : +94 91 4383244
Large resort-style hotel on the beach with an international a la carte menu and frequent buffet and BBQ nights.

Clothes Market
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Off New Bazaar St, Nuwara Eliya
Search out branded skiwear, leisurewear (Colombia, Helly Hanson, Quiksilver), fleeces, jackets and jumpers at this collection of stalls. Bargain hard; stalls fiercely compete for custom.

Coastal Cruises / Snorkelling Safaris / Weligama Bay Cruises
Mirissa, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mirissa Water Sports, Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa   Tel No. : +94 773597731
(November - April) Cruise along this unspoilt stretch of Mirissa and / or Weligama coastline stopping off in places for snorkelling, swimming, picnics and sightseeing. Minimum hire time is 2 hours. Weligama Bay Cruises use traditional Maldivian sailing dhonis.

Coastal Snorkelling Cruise
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Malu Banna, 15/3 River Ave, Aluthgama   Tel No. : +94 777117400
Head to Induruwa Reef and Handharian Gala (rock) accompanied by a trained scuba diving instructor. All equipment is provided and the boat trip affords for stunning coastal views.

Coco Spa (Hotel Spa)
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : The Tea Factory, Kandapola, Nuwara Eliya   Tel No. : +94522229526
Set in amongst this glorious converted tea factory is Sri Lanka’s highest spa. The setting is stunning and the treatments – carried out by Balinese experts – are wide-ranging and very good.

De Silva Food Centre
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : New Bazaar St, Nuwara Eliya
The best dining spot in this local establishment is upstairs via an enticing bakery with cakes and savoury pastries (great for a snack). There’s an a la carte menu though it’s mainly limited to Sri Lankan and Chinese style cuisine. The lunchtime rice and curry is good.

Deep Sea Fishing
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Malu Banna, 15/3 River Ave, Aluthgama   Tel No. : 94 777117400
Catch your own fish for dinner; the sea teems with jackfish, barracuda, tuna, red snappers, wahoo, kingfish and sailfish! Head out deep sea fishing on a fully-equipped boat with GPS, life jackets and a toilet. Trips run for four hours and depart at either 6am or 2pm.

Deep Sea Fishing
Mirissa, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mirissa Water Sports, Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa   Tel No. : +94 773597731
(November – April) The continental shelf drops off lies less than 8 miles off the coast of Mirissa, and here big game fish can be found. The 54ft converted Indonesian fishing trawler used for fishing trips is equipped with modern satellite navigation, fish finding equipment, rods and a toilet.

Devon Restaurant
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 11 Dalada Vidiya, Kandy
Local restaurant serving up short eats – meat and vegetable-filled rolls, savoury pastries and cakes – on the ground floor, and Sri Lankan cuisine (with North Indian and Chinese options) on the floor above. Service is quick (it gets busy) and food is relatively cheap.

Dickwella Beach
Dickwella, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dickwella
This beach is wide and long, with a section of it quite near the main road. The best stretch of sand is close to the Dickwella Resort headland, and the water to the west of this headland is best for swimming.

Dickwella Beach Resort
Dickwella, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dickwella   Tel No. : +94 41 2255271
This sprawling hotel has a great location set on a promontory that protrudes from Dickwella Bay. The restaurant (and open-air bar) sits atop this rocky headland and boasts fab views; the menu lists mainly fish, seafood and pasta.

Dickwella Lace Centre
Dickwella, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 198 Galle Rd, Batheegama, Dickwella (west).    Tel No. : +94 41 2255896
This little lace centre employs a large number of local women who are trained to revive the dying craft of beeralu (bobbin) lace. This centre houses a museum, gives lace making demonstrations and also has a shop where the local women can sell their work.

Diya Sisila
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Elpitiya Road, Bentota   Tel No. : +94 777 402138
Cute little terrace restaurant with over water dining huts beside the Dedduwa Lake, 3km from Bentota and on the road to Lunuganga. Orders are taken the day before as all seafood is bought and cooked fresh. Rice and curry is also on the menu though they don’t sell alcohol so you must bring your own

Dutch Wall Arcade
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 55 Rampart St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 91 2227046
This little shop set in an old Dutch warehouse opposite the ramparts houses a collection of colonial era-antiques ranging from crockery to cigarette cases, typewriters and ashtrays.

Earl’s Regency
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Tennekumbara, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 81 2422122
Situated 4km to the east of Kandy, this grand hotel within sight of the Mahaweli River has a well-run restaurant with both a la carte and buffet options, depending upon the guest capacity of the hotel.

Earl’s Regency Spa (Hotel Spa)
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Tennekumbara, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 81 2422122
This five star hotel has a great spa where you can succumb to a number of treatments ranging from massages and body polishing to herbal baths and a steam room.

ERA Beach
Talpe, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 834 Galle Rd, Talpe   Tel No. : +94 91 2282302
This smart boutique hotel's Mediterranean-inspired cuisine serves up particularly good steaks and seafood just footsteps from the rolling surf. There’s a smart, though somewhat quiet, bar here too

Escoffier
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 359, Galle Rd, Warahena, Bentota   Tel No. : +94 34 5625425
Next to Silk Route, this restaurant beside the Galle Road 3km south of Bentota has air-conditioned seating inside and on the terrace, fan-cooled tables. The menu has an international theme with a focus on grilled meats, fish and seafood.

Exotic Roots
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 32 Church St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 91 246815
Artwork by French owner Catherine is on sale here, along with other art-related items including acrylic on cotton paintings, hand-crafted ceramics, painted trays and decorative tiles plus bold jewellery and cotton clothing.

Fishing
Weligama, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Weligama Beach
Charter a boat from Weligama Beach to go out fishing. Approach one of the fishermen yourself, or ask your villa staff to make arrangements on your behalf (recommended).

Fishing Boat Charter
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna
Charter a fishing boat to take you to secluded Jungle Beach. Ask the fishermen on the beach yourselves or enlist the staff in your villa to organise a trip for you.

Flower Garden
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 91 2225286
Come here for reasonably priced steaks. All main meals – including fish, seafood, pasta and poultry - come with a starter and pud.

Foot Rub
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Unawatuna Beach Resort, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 91 4384545
A branch of the island-wide Foot Rub in this Unawatuna hotel has a range of reasonably priced reflexology and massage treatments as well as beauty treatments such as manicures and pedicures.

Galle fish, fruit and vegetable markets 2
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Main Street
Visit the vibrant fruit, vegetable and fish markets in town to savour the selection of produce and purchase for cooking back at the villa; open daily from early morning to evening (except full moon poya holidays).

Galle Fort Hotel
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 28 Church St, Galle Fort.    Tel No. : +94 91 2232870
Delicious Chinese Straits cuisine served in atmospheric surroundings. Three-course gourmet dinners must be booked in advance.

Galle Fort Walk
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Serendipity Arts Café, Leyn Baan St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 779525602
Choose from a number of different focuses (architecture, the people, the wildlife, the Dutch in Ceylon etc) and be accompanied by a local on this two hour Galle Fort tour. Otherwise, head off around the fort yourselves.

Gangatilaka Vihara
Kalutara, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Kalutara North
This very popular Buddhist roadside temple sits on the site of a former Portuguese Fort beside the Kalu Ganga river. The dagoba was built in the 1960’s and is the only one in the world that’s hollow.

Ginigalla Temple
Habaraduwa-Koggala, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Koggala
This Buddhist temple beside the lake is a peaceful spot. Have a wander around the temple grounds and inside the buildings where you’ll see a Buddha statue and some murals.

Grand Ella Motel
Ella, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Ella   Tel No. : +94 57 2228655
The food here isn’t anything special – you’re best off picking rice and curry – but the setting is stunning. Come in the daytime for lunch or for tea to appreciate the best view of ‘Ella Gap’.

Grand Indian Restaurant
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya   Tel No. : +94 52 2222881
Dine on North and South Indian cuisine at this eatery that’s part of The Grand Hotel, a Nuwara Eliya institution. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner; at other times an attached pastry shop soothes simple hunger cravings.

Gunatilaka Batiks
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 173A Rajapahilla Mawatha, Kandy
Come here to browse a decent range of locally produced batiks.

Hakgala Botanical Gardens
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Badulla Rd, Hakgala (10km southeast of town)
Panoramic views down over the velveteen Uva District are a highlight of Peradeniya’s wilder sister where roses, ferns, lilies, camphor, pines, eucalyptus and Monterey cypresses thrive. Bird species adore this natural wonderland and you also might catch a glimpse of elusive bear monkeys.

Handicrafts Bazaar
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : National Holiday Resorts Complex (behind the Golden Grill), Bentota
This little market has a few shops selling a range of souvenirs including wood carvings, sarongs, beach clothing, postcards, spices and other touristy souvenirs.

Hikkaduwa Beach
Hikkaduwa, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Hikkaduwa
The length of sand that stretches from north to south of town is lined with guesthouses, hotels, restaurants, bars and dive operators, and as such is very lively for much of the year. Offshore is a Coral Sanctuary which is popular for snorkelers though much of the colourful coral has died off in recent years. You can charter a glass bottom boat to explore the reefs if you don’t wish to get wet.

Hikkaduwa Farm Shop
Hikkaduwa, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 282 Galle Rd, Hikkaduwa (opposite the bus station).
This is the best place in town to buy fresh chicken and pork (both reared from their nearby farm) as well as beef and some mutton. If you’re after a particular cut – make sure you ask.

Hill Club
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya   Tel No. : +94 52 2222653
The Hill Club offers the best insight into the colonial lifestyle of yesteryear; formal dress is mandatory – men can borrow a jacket from the club’s wardrobe – and you must pay a temporary membership of Rs. 100. White-clothed waiters serve up set lunches, five-course dinners and a selection of a la carte international dishes in atmospheric surroundings. There are also a couple of bars here too.

Hiriketiya Beach
Dickwella, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Situated 5km east of Dickwella.
This tiny beach just 5km from Dickwella is perfect for snorkelling as this enclosed bay has calm water and is very picturesque.

History
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 81 2202109
This is one of Sri Lanka’s most unique eating experiences: dine on international cuisine in an air-conditioned setting where colonial-era prints and photographs hug walls and a slide show of even more pictures is projected onto the wall. They serve wine here too.

Hoomaniya Blowhole
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Nilwella, Tangalle
The spray of this blowhole can reach 25m when the seas are at their most tumultuous (typically from May to July). The 1km pathway leading to the blowhole is lined with little refreshments stalls.

Horse Riding
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Nuwara Eliya Racecourse
Tired-looking ponies can be seen at the entrance to the racecourse or even around Lake Gregory. If you think the animal looks healthy (some do, some don’t), then hop on board (children) or talk your way into the racecourse itself where you can pay to ride on proper steeds.

Horton Plains National Park
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : B339 to Ohiya.
High altitude grassland (2,100m) featuring large patches of bird and wildlife-filled cloud forest, rushing waterfalls and rivers that are the perfect setting for hiking; trails extend up to 22km. Here you’ll also find World’s End, a sheer escarpment that falls steeply for almost 1km to the plains below; a magnificent sight. Try to get there early to beat the cloud and mists.

Humbugs
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Badulla Rd, Hakgala (close to the Hakgala Botanical Gardens   Tel No. : +94 52 2222709
This rustic roadside café, 10km southeast of Nuwara Eliya, is famous for one thing: strawberries! From their little cafe these growers sell strawberries in jam, in punnets, in milkshakes and most deliciously, in pancakes with whippings of cream.

Il Camino
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Suriya Gardens, Nakulugamuwa, Tangalle   Tel No. : +94 47 2242286
Although this restaurant has erratic opening times (best to call before coming) and is closed over northern summer months, the Italian owner serves up some great homemade Italian cuisine in a simple, rustic setting.

Indika Art Gallery
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Medilla, Tangalle   Tel No. : +94 777903253
This diminutive art gallery to the east of Tangalle showcases the paintings of Indika Pathmananda, an award-winning artist whose work covers wildlife, landscapes, portrait, line drawings, modern art and abstract styles. He undertakes commissions and runs short courses in painting and art work on request.

Indisch
Ahangama, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 248 Ahangama Kanda, Matara Rd, Ahangama   Tel No. : +94 91 2283541
This five-bedroom classically-styled colonial seaside mansion is an intimate place for daytime dining. The chef creates an innovative menu of Sri Lankan and western fusion cuisine. Best to book in advance.

Induruwa Beach
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Induruwa – 3km south of Bentota
South of Bentota, Induruwa Beach is wide and very pretty, and thanks to an offshore reef swimming is safer here than many other west coast spots between October and April.

Japanese Peace Pagoda
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Rumassala Road, Unawatuna
Situated above the sea on the Rumassala headland enroute to Jungle Beach, this tranquil Buddhist dagoba features beautiful gold statues and stunning views towards Galle – it’s a great sunset spot.

Jetwing Hunas Falls
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Elkaduwa, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 81 2470041
Although this beautifully sited hotel is 27km from Kandy, it’s useful for properties tucked to the north of the city and for visits to The Knuckles Mountains. The food is as delightful as the scenic hilly outlook.

Jetwing Lighthouse
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dadella, Galle.    Tel No. : +94 91 2223744
This Geoffrey-Bawa designed hotel has two restaurants; the fine dining Cinnamon Room and the informal Cardamom Café with adjoining drinks lounge. The Saturday night buffets in the Cardamom Café featuring barbecued meats, seafood and fish are legendary.

Jetwing St Andrews
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 10 St Andrews Drive, Nuwara Eliya   Tel No. : +94 52 2222445
The fine dining Old Course Restaurant, in the town’s best hotel beside the golf course, is an oak-panelled beauty where local and international dishes are served from an open-plan kitchen. There’s a wine cellar here (and an atmospheric bar), and the sommeliers give good advice.

Jungle Beach
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Rumassala Road, Unawatuna
The pair of bays that make up secluded Jungle Beach can be reached on foot over the Rumassala Headland, by tuk tuk (plus a short walk) or via fishing boat. The sand here is best from November to April and although lots of dead coral is being washed ashore, there is some snorkelling to be done here.

Kalametiya
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Kalametiya
This wetland bird sanctuary to the east of Tangalle features a vast mangrove swamp. Between November and March you can witness an incredible variety of visiting migratory and resident birdlife.

Kalutara / Wadduwa beaches
Kalutara, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Kalutara (north) to Wadduwa
This stretch of beach – 8km – is pleasant from October until April and is backed by a number of resort hotels. Great for long strolls, the beaches here are relatively unspoilt.

Kandy City Centre
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 5 Dalada Veediya, Kandy
Modern city mall with a variety of shops including Mlesna Tea, a couple of bookshops, Stone N String (contemporary jewellers, www.stone-n-string.com) and a branch of the well-stocked Keells supermarket. There are also a number of banks with ATMs here.

Kandy Lake Boat Ride
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Kandyan Arts Association, Kandy
Although this cultural show is undeniably touristy, it offers the best glimpse into the dances, the costumes, the music and the traditions of Kandy. Shows feature consistent drumming and end with a daring feat of fire walking.

Kandyan Arts and Crafts Association
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 22 Sangaraja Mawatha, Kandy
This is perhaps the best place to pick up local arts and crafts; you can also watch local artisans at work.

Kani Lanka Resort and Spa
Kalutara, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : St. Sebastian’s Rd, Katuturunda, Kalutara   Tel No. : +94 34 4280801
The restaurant within this boutique hotel set on a narrow spit of land between the sea and the lagoon to the north of Kalutara is a lovely spot for lunch or dinner. Best to book in advance.

Keells
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Galle
The best supermarket in town with fish and meat counters, fresh fruits and vegetables, a great bakery, a selection of cheeses, and a number of imported chocolates. Galle’s one-stop-shop for self-caterers.

King Prawn
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Hotel Glendower, 5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya   Tel No. : +94 52 2222501
This good Chinese restaurant boasts a generous menu of tasty chicken, meat, pork, fish, seafood and vegetarian Cantonese-style dishes. The pub-style bar here with lounge is one of Nuwara Eliya’s best; perfect for after dinner drinks.

Kingfisher
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 773408405
Seafood, pasta and wraps are served in a rustic restaurant with family-friendly lounge whilst a bar blends chilled tunes with cool drinks under the stars. Delivery / take-away to local villas possible

KK
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 36 Church St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 91 7212391
A fabulous collection of fabrics, clothing, gifts and interior design pieces as well as towels, linen, toiletries and fabrics by the metre; perfect for feather nesting any home.

Koggala Beach
Habaraduwa-Koggala, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Habaraduwa / Koggala
The beach running from Habaraduwa to Koggala is wide and perfect for long strolls as it is a rare length of sand that extends for a few kilometres uninterrupted. The sea is a bit rough here, though in places – such as in front of the Fortress Hotel where there are a few stilt fishermen – you can swim with care.

Koggala Lake
Habaraduwa-Koggala, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Koggala. Various launch points
Board a boat to visit the spice gardens and bird-filled islands during the early morning or late afternoon as you meander this waterway and soak in the unique lakeside lifestyle. Ask your villa staff to arrange a charter for you.

Labookelie Tea Estate
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Kandy Road, Labookelie, Nuwara Eliya
Standing at an elevation of 2,000m around 20km north of Nuwara Eliya is this tea estate where you can tour the factory, wander the tea gardens and sample a brew from their little café. There’s a shop here too.

Lake Gregory
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Boat Yard, Lake Gregory
Take a pedalo out on the lake for an alternative glimpse at the emerald green tea fields and misty mountains that envelope the town.

Laksala
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 5 Sangaraja Mawatha, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 81 2222087
Government handicrafts emporium that sells a range of tourist related souvenirs; wood carvings, masks, lacquerware and basketry.

Laksala
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Udupusselawa Rd, Nuwara Eliya   Tel No. : +94522222575
Government handicrafts emporium that sells a range of tourist related souvenirs; wood carvings, masks, lacquerware and basketry.

Laksala
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Galle   Tel No. : +94 91 2222783
Government handicrafts emporium opposite the post office. Sells a huge range of tourist souvenirs including wood carvings, painted masks, fabrics, artwork and spices.

Laksana
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 30 Hospital St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 777900170
Gem shop where you can design your own pieces of jewellery and select from a number of precious and semi-precious stones. Also sells silver items, coins and watches.

Little Adam’s Peak
Ella, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : The pathway starts from beside a Garden Centre 1km along the Passara Road from Ella
Wander up Adam’s Peak’s smaller brother for the most spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, and views down the famed Ella Gap to the lowland plains in the distance. The walk takes around 45 minutes each way. Ask at your villa for a guide.

Lollapalooza
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Pedlar St Galle Fort
Mainly children’s toys are found here, but you can also buy handmade gift cards, decorative pieces and browse a petit selection of Mimimango beachwear.

Lucky Tuna
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 91 4380346
Seafood, fish, fried rice and devilled dishes right on the beach in Unawatuna. Big screens sometimes show premier league footie or international cricket games.

Lunuganga
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dedduwa Lake, Bentota   Tel No. : +94 773655865
This, legendary architect Geoffrey Bawa’s spectacular estate inland from Bentota, provides the most stunning setting for lunch or high tea, both of which must be pre-arranged. Enjoy rice and curry spreads or pick from a selective menu of a la carte meals.

Lunuganga
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dedduwa Lake, Bentota (6km inland from Bentota via Dedduwa Junction).    Tel No. : +94 773655865
This magnificent 23-hectare estate was the residence of the late architect Geoffrey Bawa. Comprising a beautifully renovated old house, a number of gorgeously-positioned buildings and intertwining terraces designed to overlook the gardens and frame the views; this garden is a true inspiration. Tours are best culminated with a delicious rice and curry lunch or high tea.

Mahaweli Reach Hotel
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 35 P.B.A. Weerakoon Mawatha, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 81 4472727
This five-star hotel (4km from the Kandy), has a wide ranging menu of western fusion cuisine with frequent buffets. The style is a little bit dated but the food’s good and the river outlook is very serene.

Malli’s Seafood Restaurant
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Pitaramba, Bentota   Tel No. : +94 7785 14894
Little first floor restaurant beside the railway track and opposite The Surf Hotel serving excellent seafood in simplistic though sophisticated surroundings. Downstairs are a number of little shops selling souvenirs, crafts and sarongs.

Mamas Rooftop Cafe
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 76 Leyn Baan St, Galle Fort.    Tel No. : +94 91 2226415
From the plant pot-dotted rooftop of this restored colonial house in the fort, dine on Sri Lankan and western food plus tea and snacks whilst drinking in the fort views.

Mandara Resort
Weligama, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Matara Rd, Weligama   Tel No. : +94 41 2253993
The nicely situated restaurant at this hotel serves up a range of international dishes within sight and sound of the sea, or, atop the sand if you wish to admire the night lights of Weligama Bay.

Mangrove Garden
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Kapuhenwella, Marakolliya, Tangalle   Tel No. : +94 777906018
If you’re heading out turtle watching, stop here enroute for dinner where there’s a reasonably priced menu set in rustic surrounds. It’s an equally delightful setting in the daytime as the restaurant’s set beside a lengthy beach perfect for long strolls.

Marakolliya Beach
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Situated approximately 4km east of Tangalle
With wide endless shell-scattered sands, this stretch of beach is one of Tangalle’s widest and finest. There are a couple of basic restaurants situated along here and it is perfect for strolls. The sea is a bit too rough for swimming in through.

Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum
Habaraduwa-Koggala, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Koggala, Habaraduwa   Tel No. : +94 91 2283427
This historic house set in spacious gardens was the ancestral home of celebrated Sri Lankan author Martin Wickramasinghe; the museum showcases a fascinating collection of local artefacts and agricultural tools from days gone by.

Maya House
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Old House, Aranwella, Beliatta, Tangalle   Tel No. : +94 47 5679025 / 6
The best food in Tangalle, although it’s tucked in 8km inland. Lunch and dinner are typically three-course affairs making best use of whatever fish and seafood is fresh that day. Bookings are essential.

Midigama Beach
Ahangama, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 2km to the east of Weligama
Midigama Beach offers some of Sri Lanka’s best surfing although the village itself is tiny and very laid back. There are a few guesthouses beside the beach here where surfing equipment and instruction are both provided. Otherwise, ask in Unawatuna.

Mimimango
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 40 Leyn Baan St, Galle Fort
Glamorous ladies beachwear, cocktail dresses and kaftans from Bali, India and Sri Lanka including a selection of jewellery and belts. Men’s beach shirts are also for sale here.

Mirissa Beach
Mirissa, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mirissa
This gorgeous curve of sand shaded by hundreds of leaning palms is one of the south coast’s most picturesque and unspoilt stretches of sand. It is also peaceful and not overly developed. Rustic restaurants scatter the beach here and there are places to rent surf equipment. The sea is rough to the west of the bay, but to the east (near Pigeon Island) the sea is calmer and snorkelling is possible.

Mirissa Whale Watching
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Malu Banna, 15/3 River Ave, Aluthgama   Tel No. : +94 777117400
Malu Banna offer whale watching trips with transport included from Bentota, with pickups available at villas south down the coast to Ambalangoda, or further up north towards Beruwala (max 5km). The transfers take 2 hours each way, and the whale watching boats depart at 7am and 2pm daily.

Mlesna Tea Centre
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dalada Vidiya, Kandy
Situated across from The Pub, here you can buy any number of teas – flavoured or plain – and pick from a range of tea-related memorabilia.

Mulkirigala Temple
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mulkirigala, Tangalle
This awesome rock temple stands more than 200m above the surrounding scenery like a little Sigirya. There are four chambers on the way up with ancient murals and Buddha statues, and from the top you can enjoy stunning 360 degree panoramas.

Nautilus Restaurant
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 779110090
Amazing rice and curry (though it’s best to order a little in advance), as well as seafood, pizzas and pasta served up in a neat little roadside restaurant.

New Chinese Hotel
Bandarawela, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Esplanade Rd, Bandarawela   Tel No. : 94 57 2231767
As its name suggests, this local Chinese eatery serves up a fair range of Cantonese staples from its ground floor restaurant, and is situated opposite a children’s park.

New Curd and Honey Shop
Ella, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Passara Junction, Ella
This dingy looking local establishment beside the main road is not the best looking or the best situated eatery in town, but it serves up great curries along with a number of sweet and savoury snacks (curd and honey) that you can enjoy throughout the day. The owners are very friendly too.

New Hikkaduwa Wine Stores
Hikkaduwa, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Hikkaduwa (opposite Commercial Bank).
Browse a selection of local spirits (vodka, rum, gin and arrack) as well as a few international brands, notably Smirnoff Vodka, though these are few and far between. Also sells local Lion and Carlsberg beer, as well as a limited selection of wine.

Nico’s Bistro and Bar
Talpe, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 1042 Matara Rd, Talpe   Tel No. : +94 728920027
Asian-infused cuisine influenced by the Med is what you'll find at this gorgeous Balinese-style beachside restaurant with pool. It’s a particularly pretty spot for sunset cocktails

No. 1 Roti Restaurant
Hikkaduwa, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Wewala, Hikkaduwa (opposite Citrus Hotel
The best rotis in town, in fact in all of Sri Lanka. All sorts of traditional and completely untraditional fillings are on the extensive menu here, sweet or savoury or make your own.

Nuwara Eliya Golf Course
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Nuwara Eliya Town   Tel No. : +94 52 2222835
Winding right through the town and adding a lot to its charm is this colonial golf course, which is scenically landscaped with pines, eucalyptus and cypresses. Rounds include green fees, club hire, caddy and balls, and cost from US$65 on weekdays and $70 at weekends.

Olanda Antiques
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Leyn Baan St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 91 234398
Huge warehouse of colonial-era furnishings and fittings ranging from the portable - door handles, lamps and baskets – to the less bag-worthy four-poster beds, wardrobes and chairs; great for a look.

One Stop
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Unawatuna
Handy minimart in Unawatuna that sells essentials such as milk, rice, spices, dhal, eggs, packet bread, ice cubes, frozen bacon, ham and sausages plus confectionery and a few imported cheeses.

Paradise Beach Club
Mirissa, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mirissa   Tel No. : +94 773476288
Mirissa’s plushest dining venue is not the most imaginative in terms of cuisine – they tend to have lots of uninspiring buffets - but has a lovely location right beside the beach. Try to order a la carte, if you can.

Paradise Road
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : The Villa, Mohotti Walauwa, 138/8 – 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota   Tel No. : +94 34 2275311
Tiny outlet of a beloved Colombo institution where you can pick up decorative design pieces, scented candles, leather-bound diaries and deliciously fragranced ayurvedic toiletries.

Pedlar’s Inn Café
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 92 Pedlar St, Galle Fort.
The perfect coffee stop where you can people watch and feast on delicious chocolate brownies from a street side Dutch-style veranda. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner but doesn’t serve alcohol

Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Peradeniya Rd, Peradeniya   Tel No. : +94 81 2388088
This little restaurant situated in the heart of these famous botanical gardens offers the most serene setting in Kandy for relaxed daytime dining. The garden lawns are a great spot for picnicking too.

Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Peradeniya Rd, Peradeniya.    Tel No. : +94 81 2388088
Sri Lanka’s finest gardens cover 150 acres and are filled with an enormous variety of local and foreign tree and plant species. Top sights include the Royal Palm Avenue, the Orchid House, the Memorial Trees and the Bamboo Garden as well as the Java Fig that sprawls its boughs over a perfect-for-picnicking lawn. Guides tout their services at the garden entrance.

Poseidon Diving Station
Hikkaduwa, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Seenigama, 2km north of Hikkaduwa
This little island temple just north of Hikkaduwa is dedicated to Dewol, a malevolent deity who is approached by those seeking revenge; as such, it’s a little unusual.

Rainforest Rescue International
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 169 Matara Rd, Galle   Tel No. : +94 91 2232585
Explore Sri Lanka’s rainforests with scheduled trips to Kottawa, Kanneliya and Hiyare (where you can head off by boat to explore the reservoir), and bespoke explorations into Sinharaja Rainforest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ramboda Falls
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Nuwara Eliya Rd, Ramboda
Almost mid-way between Kandy and Nuwara Eliya (and just a few kilometres south of Pussellawa) are twin 100m waterfalls that plunge over jungle-clad cliffs. The Ramboda Falls Hotel, situated within view of the falls, has a restaurant that sells soft drinks, Sri Lankan food and some western dishes.

Ranjamina Crafts
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 173 Rajapahilla Mawatha, Kandy
This little shop sells a big variety of kolam (folk) masks as well as some fine Buddha and elephant carvings in sandalwood, teak and mahogany.

Ravana Ella Falls
Ella, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Ella – Wellawaya Rd (6km from Ella)
These 90m falls are one of Sri Lanka’s widest, and they cascade down the mountain and under the road bridge to continue its descent down. There are a few little shacks selling boiled corn and soft drinks.

Rekawa Turtle Sanctuary (night watch)
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Rekawa, Netolpitiya, Tangalle   Tel No. : +94 777810508
(peak nesting season is February to July) Rekawa is Sri Lanka’s only marine turtle national park as five endangered species of marine turtle come to lay their eggs here. Nightly turtle watches conducted by the Turtle Conservation Project start at 8pm at the TCP Beach Hut on Rekawa Beach; take a picnic and wait for them to emerge.

Richmond Castle
Kalutara, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Palatota, Kalutara
This end of nineteenth century house blends Indian and British architectural styles. Originally built by wealthy spice owner, it is now an educational centre for underprivileged kids. Wander the grand building, admire the Burmese teak in the main hall and stroll the 42-acre estate.

River and Mangrove Trips
Mirissa, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mirissa Water Sports, Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa   Tel No. : +94 773597731
Head up the Polwatta Ganga river famed for its wildlife and unspoilt mangrove swamps. Look out for sea eagles, leaf monkeys, monitor lizards and crocodiles. Dawn and dusk are the best times to go.

Saffron Robes
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna
Find in here brightly coloured paintings of monks, ships, elephants and other Sri Lankan scenes all crafted by local artists.

Sahana Spa
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Saman Villas, Aturuwella, Bentota   Tel No. : +94342275435
A beautifully laid out luxury spa; treatments are carried out in private suites with sauna, steam shower, jacuzzi, flower bath, treatment room, dining pavilion and relaxing pavilion, and range from skin treats, facials, scrubs and wraps to ayurvedic treatments, hot stone massages and reflexology.

Saman Villas
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Aturuwella, Bentota   Tel No. : +94 34 2275435
Beautifully positioned restaurant and bar on a rocky promontory with spectacular views of the northern and southern coastline as well as the sea. The food is some of the most expensive in Bentota, but it’s good and there’s lots to pick from on the menu.

Sea Fair
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Matara Road, Devata.
Situated between Unawatuna and Galle, this supermarket is handy for self-caterers situated to the east of Galle. Fresh produce – including a variety of salad leaves and fresh herbs – comes in the form of fruit, veg, poultry and beef (no fish or pork) plus imported items such as cheese, olive oil and cereals.

Sea Kayaking
Mirissa, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mirissa Water Sports, Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa   Tel No. : +94 773597732
(November – April) Mirissa Water Sports hire out sea kayaks so you can explore the coastline at your own pace.

Sea Turtle Conservation Project
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Bentota South (250m south of Escoffier restaurant).
Identify Sri Lanka’s five species of endangered marine turtle in tanks, along with hatchlings and buried mounds of eggs that are safely protected until the babies are ready to emerge.

Seenimodera / Mawella Beaches
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Situated 6km to the west of Tangalle
This pair of adjoining beaches is very picturesque and the gentle waves here are popular for body boarders. The sea is best from November to April, though outside of these months swimming can be done in places with care. The beaches stretch for a couple of kilometres and are lined with fishing boats

Serendipity Arts Café
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Leyn Baan St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 779525602
Dishes range from Sri Lankan curries to western soups, salads and sandwiches, served either indoors or outside in a street-side garden. They arrange fort walking tours from here too.

Silk Route
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 357, Galle Rd, Warahena, Bentota    Tel No. : +94 34 4947947
Roadside restaurant 3km south of Bentota (next to Escoffier) serving dishes from each country on the Silk Route ranging from Moroccan couscous and Turkish kebabs to Thai curries and Indonesian mee goreng

Singharaja
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle Rd, Aluthgama
Sri Lankan short eats – filled bread snacks, savoury pastries and sweet snacks – are found on the ground floor whilst upstairs Sri Lankan buffets are put on for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Very reasonably priced and perfect for a quick bite to eat.

Sita Aman Temple
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Badulla Rd, Nuwara Eliya
Just before you reach Hakgala on the Badulla Road to the southeast of town, you find this brightly coloured statue-laden Hindu temple dedicated to Sita. Watch out for the red macaque monkeys.

South Ceylon
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 776986492
Veggies should head to this teensy top floor eatery in Unawatuna for its strictly vegetarian menu that includes Indian dosas, Mexican tacos and simple pasta meals. Grab a veranda table for people-peeking.

Spunky Monkey Wakeboard Camp
Hikkaduwa, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Hikkaduwa Lagoon, 3km inland
Operating out of the Kallabongo Lake Resort, Spunky Monkey offers windsurfing, wake skating, waterskiing and banana boating atop the lake, as well as courses in wakeboarding between the months of October and May. You can also rent canoes to explore the lake for yourself.

Sri Lankan Cooking Course
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Nautilus Restaurant, Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 779110090
Enrol in a half-day Sri Lankan cooking course where you learn a little about local flavours and make a selection of curries and sambols, which can then be enjoyed for lunch.

Sri Ram
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 87 Bennet Soysa Vidiya, Kandy
For inexpensive authentic South Indian cuisine (without alcohol), this very local restaurant prettified by batik wall hangings is the go-to place. The lip-smacking menu includes thalis, dosas and idlis along with a selection of tasty meat and vegetable curries.

Submarine Diving School
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Wella Devale Rd, Unawatuna (near the temple headland).    Tel No. : +94 777196753
Shirley, the proprietor, is Unawatuna’s only qualified PADI Dive Master. Dive sites include wrecks, rocks and caves, and you can also do a course; specialities include deep diver, night diver, underwater navigation, wreck diver, underwater photographer and master scuba diver.

TALPE
Talpe, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Eastern end of Talpe, close to IF and Auraylia villas
The beach here is very pretty since offshore rocks make the sea here like a lagoon where swimming is possible year-round. When the sand narrows, rocks appear, though you can head a little to the west (in front of Nico’s Restaurant) where there’s another good stretch of sand.

The Baths at Amangalla
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 10 Church St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 91 2233388
Stunning spa which specialises in authentic ayurveda treatments and also offers body and beauty treatments, yoga and meditation. There are also saunas, steam rooms and hydrotherapy pools for use.

The Blue Water
Kalutara, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Thalpitiya, Wadduwa, Kalutara   Tel No. : +94 38 2235067
This boutique hotel’s main ground floor resort-style restaurant offers either air-conditioned dining inside, or fan cooled seating on the veranda. There are frequent buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner although you can also order a la carte. Alternatively, on the first floor there’s a much better fine dining restaurant.

The Devales
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dalada Vidiya, Kandy
Four Hindu gods traditionally protect Kandy, and each one of these is honoured with a shrine in the city. Three of these shrines - belonging to Pattini, Natha and Vishnu – are situated in front of the Temple of the Tooth, whilst the fourth – Kataragama – is found in the city centre itself.

The Devales
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Kotugoda Vidiya, Kandy
Four Hindu gods traditionally protect Kandy, and each one of these is honoured with a shrine in the city. Three of these shrines - belonging to Pattini, Natha and Vishnu – are situated in front of the Temple of the Tooth, whilst the fourth – Kataragama – is found in the city centre itself.

The Dream House
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 91 4381541.
Authentic Italian cuisine cooked by Sicilian owners in intimate setting. Best to book a table in advance as this tiny garden restaurant often gets busy

The Fort Printers
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 39 Pedlar St, Galle Fort   Tel No. : +94 91 2247977
Set beside an intimate walled garden within a beautifully converted colonial mansion, here you can dine on a Mediterranean-inspired menu of tapas, salads, fish and seafood.

The Fortress Boutique
Habaraduwa-Koggala, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : The Fortress Hotel, Matara Rd, Koggala   Tel No. : +94 91 4389400
Small though pricey selection of Sri Lankan handicrafts, clothing and artwork are on sale here along with postcards and essential toiletries.

The Fortress Hotel
Habaraduwa-Koggala, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Matara Rd, Koggala    Tel No. : +94 91 4389400
The Fortress Hotel has a handful of restaurants where you can enjoy great food but at much higher prices than elsewhere. There’s an extensive wine selection though and the setting’s stunning.

The Grand Hotel
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya   Tel No. : +94522222881
Overlooking the hotel’s gardens on the ground floor, this big restaurant serves up both eastern and western cuisine, although British style dishes are most typical. The hotel also has a traditional bar and a billiards room.

The International Cricket Stadium
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Galle
The stadium hosts infrequent test matches in the shadow of the fort; the atmosphere is typically vibrant and tickets are inexpensive. At other times, club and village matches may be taking place.

The Knuckles Range
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mahiyangana Rd, Hunasgiriya (27km east of Kandy).
The rugged peaks of the wildlife-filled Knuckles are the hill country’s last great unspoilt wilderness; perfect for hiking and wildlife spotting. Guides are essential; ask the staff at your villa to arrange. Alternatively, drive up through Looloowatte village to Corbet’s Gap for stunning range panoramas.

The Lighthouse Hotel Spa
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dadella, Galle   Tel No. : +94 91 2223744
Set within sight and sound of the sea, this seductive little spa offers a range of divine treatments to soothe body and mind.

The Pub
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 36 Dalada Vidiya, Kandy   Tel No. : 94 81 2234868
This Kandy institution boasts a first floor balcony that’s easily the best place to sit and watch the world go by. Afterwards, dine on pub-style international food indoors in air-conditioned coolness where premier league football and cricket matches are often shown on a big screen. Great if you’re feeling homesick.

The Sanctuary Spa
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yaddehimulla Rd, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 7773078583
Very reasonably priced massage treatments in gorgeous garden sanctuary close to the beach in Unawatuna. There’s a steam bath here too.

The Sun House
Galle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle   Tel No. : +94 91 4380275
The intimate garden veranda of this iconic boutique hotel is a romantic setting for three-course set dinners (bookings essential). British-style bites are served from the fully-stocked lounge-style ‘Dick’s Bar’.

The Tea Factory
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Kandapola, Nuwara Eliya   Tel No. : +94 52 2229600
Created out of the old Hethersett Estate Tea Factory, this five-star hotel - situated 14km east of Nuwara Eliya – serves up an international menu in the main dining room or more uniquely, in restored railway carriages (call ahead to book).

The Temple of the Tooth
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Dalada Vidiya, Kandy (beside the lake)
Sri Lanka’s most revered Buddhist shrine houses the legendary Buddha’s tooth over which is laid a pristine golden roof; a symbol of its importance. Guides hang around the entrance, and the best (though busiest) times to visit are for the pujas (ceremonial worship) held at 6am, 9am and 6.30pm where the doors to the room housing the tooth relic are opened briefly for public peeking. Other significant buildings part of the temple complex (once part of a sprawling Royal Palace) are the Sri Dalada Museum, the Audience Hall, the Raja Tusker Museum, the Archaeological Museum and the Kandy Garrison Cemetery.

The Villa Cafe
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mohotti Walauwa, 138/8 – 138/22 Galle Rd, Bentota.    Tel No. : +94 34 2275311
This restaurant within a beautiful boutique hotel serves up an exciting International menu of dishes sourced from their famed Gallery Café restaurant in Colombo. Seafood is a speciality (for platters order 24 hours before), there’s a wood-fired pizza oven and desserts are numerous.

Tone Spa
Habaraduwa-Koggala, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Matara Rd, Koggala   Tel No. : +94 91 4389400
Soothing massage, relaxing facial or ayurvedic consultations can all be enjoyed at this five-star spa. There is also a jacuzzi, a steam room and a sauna available for spa guests’ use.

Turtle Hatchery
Habaraduwa-Koggala, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Matara Rd, Habaraduwa   Tel No. : +94 777836115
See five different species of marine turtle in tanks including newly hatched babies. For a little extra, you can release hatchlings into the sea.

Uda Walawe National Park
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Uda Walawe
This national park is also a couple of hours drive from Tangalle but can easily be visited during the day for either early morning or late afternoon safaris. This park is famed for the great numbers of elephants found here, and there’s also an Elephant Transit Centre where you can see babies being fed.

Udawattakele Sanctuary
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Wewelpitiya Rd, Kandy
To the north east of town, this former royal reserve sprawls over a densely forest hillside. Pathways through the tree-filled sanctuary offer potential viewing of birdlife, monkeys, porcupines and wild pigs.

Unawatuna Beach
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Off Yaddehimulla / Wella Devale Rd
Unawatuna’s narrow swathe of sand lines a pretty bay marked by a temple-topped headland to the west that you can climb up – great at sunset. The beach has lots of rustic restaurants and bars along it, as well as a couple of dive operators. It’s a fairly lively place, the sea is safe for swimming year-round and you can also snorkel along the offshore rocks.

Unawatuna Diving School
Unawatuna, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Matara Rd, Peellagoda, Unawatuna   Tel No. : +94 91 2244693
Situated on Unawatuna’s silky sands, this dive centre offers a range of PADI courses and fun dives along with snorkelling trips; all equipment is provided. The dive season runs from November until April.

Victoria Golf Club
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Rajawella, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 712743003
Sri Lanka’s best situated golf course is set beside the Victoria Reservoir and in the shadow of the Knuckles Mountain Range. A little more than 20km to the east of Kandy, green fees start at US$35 a day. Here you can also horse ride too.

Victoria Park
Nuwara Eliya, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Nuwara Eliya
Despite being located in the middle of town, peaceful Victoria Park is an ornithological hotspot with the potential for spotting many endemic species of birds.

Vijitha Yapa Bookshop
Kandy Region, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : 5 Kottugodellie Vidiya, Kandy   Tel No. : +94 81 4474600
Search out English novels amongst a number of Sri Lankan books at this city centre bookshop. Also sells local magazines (mainly), stationery and maps. There’s a branch also in the Kandy City Centre (mall).

Water Sports
Bentota, West Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Sunshine Water Sports Centre, River Ave, Aluthgama
Go windsurfing (VDWS courses available with ex-Sri Lankan champion), surfing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, body boarding, banana boating, tube riding, jet-skiing and deep sea fishing with one of the most established water sports operators in Bentota.

WB
Talpe, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Uyana Bandarawatta, Matara Rd, Talpe   Tel No. : +94 776980000
Italian-owned restaurant whose intimate homely setting comes with a dining room and sun terrace with loungers right beside the sea. Enjoy proper Italian coffee, delicious homemade dishes, and pick from a selection of predominantly Italian wines.

Weligama Bay Resort
Weligama, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Matara Rd, Pelena, Weligama   Tel No. : +94 41 2253920
The Cutty Sark Restaurant at this Czech-run hotel offers dining outside on the terrace or inside in air-conditioned comfort. The international menu includes Sri Lankan cuisine.

Weligama Beach
Weligama, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Weligama
This beach is calm to the west (great for swimming) and to the east the gentle waves are popular for surfing. There are a few guesthouses here that rent out board equipment and offer surfing tuition. The middle of the bay is lined with fishing catamarans and is a little close to the road.

Whale and Dolphin Watching
Mirissa, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Mirissa Water Sports, Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa   Tel No. : +94 773597733
(November – April) Head out either at 7am or 2pm for approximately four hours in search of whales; operating between November and April, you can see blue whales, sperm whales and lots of spinner dolphins.

Yala National Park
Tangalle, South Coast, Sri Lanka
Address : Yala.
Although this national park is a couple of hours drive from Tangalle, it is possible to visit during the day for either an early morning or a late afternoon safari. This is Sri Lanka’s most popular park where leopards, elephants, bears, deer, wild boar, crocodiles and a great variety of birdlife can be spotted.

Bali Buda (Ubud)
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Jembawan #1 (across from the Ubud Post Office), Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 976324 / 978963
An Ubud healthy food establishment perfect for those seeking a vegan, vegetarian, raw food or organic fix with no frills. The cafe is above the shop selling organic breads and cakes, vegetables and fruit, and muesli, which are also available for delivery.

Cafe des Artistes
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Bisma 9x, Ubud    Tel No. : +62 361 972706
Belgian owned and with an appropriate list of Belgian beers, Cafe des Artistes is quiet, friendly spot off the main road. It is known for its grilled tenderloin steak with a choice of six sauces and pate or mushrooms on toast for vegetarians. Lovely outdoor seating area.

Ibu Oka 
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Suweta (opposite Ubud Palace), Ubud
The single choice menu offers suckling pig (babi guling) at knock-down prices for dining at communal tables. Only open at lunchtime, it is heavily patronized by locals and is also a favorite with domestic tourists. It has been featured in many travel and cooking television shows and in high season expect long lines. It has terrific ambiance, but not so appealing for those who don’t like suckling pig. Tucked beside the open air community hall opposite Puri Saren (Ubud Palace). You can also get your pork fix at Ibu Oka’s family compound around 200 meters up the road up a little road called Jalan Tegal Sari if the original space is full.

Cinta Grill
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud    Tel No. : +62 361 975395
Part of the Bali Good Food restaurant family, Cinta is known for its barbecue ribs and 2-for-1 mojitos during happy hours (sundown and late night). Also has selection of great Balinese meals and a delicious Mac ‘n Cheese for those craving comfort food.

Siam Sally
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Hanoman, Ubud    Tel No. : +62 361 980 777
Ubud’s only Thai restaurant, Siam Sally serves up home style Thai food in a beautiful two storey building. Don’t miss the live jazz band on Saturdays and the light lunch menu, which is perfect for after a class at Yoga Barn next door.

Bebek Bengil
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : JalanHanoman, Padang Tegal, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 975489
A local institution serving duck dishes since 1990. Incredibly popular with Indonesian and international tourists, the tour buses often stop here and it has opened a branch in Jakarta. Guests dine overlooking rice fields in open pavilions.

Mozaic
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 975 768
This award-winning restaurant is Ubud’s finest and the one most likely to empty your wallet – it’s the only restaurant in Indonesia to have received the exceptional honor of entry in the refined worldwide guide of ‘Les Grand Tables du Monde’. Gourmet cuisine is served up in a lush garden setting (reservations essential). A cooking class is also available here.

Casa Luna
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 977 409
Come here for Balinese and Mediterranean dishes plus great cakes and desserts. Offers well established cookery courses and live jazz every Wednesday and Sunday nights. Service can be hit and miss but the lime tart and other cakes make up for it!

Kafe Batan Waru
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Dewi Sita Street, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 977 528
Classic Indonesian dishes taken from old family recipes served up in a colonial style space. Be sure to check out the great prints on the walls. Don’t miss the Chili Crab night on Tuesday with a glass of their famous Ginger Fizz. Also a good breakfast stop if you’re craving Eggs Benedict.

Café Lotus
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Ubud Main Road   Tel No. : +62 361 975 660
This restaurant has a romantic outlook over the beautiful lotus pond of Puri Taman Sariswati. Food and service may not be what they once were during its 1980s heyday, but the flocks of tourists don’t seem to mind. You can forgive them with a view like this. Go have a drink and enjoy in the beauty.

Indus
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya, Sanggingan, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 977 684
Enjoy meals while taking in the views of the green valley of the Campuhan River and the surrounding hills. Part of the Casa Luna family, this is also home to the annual Ubud Writer and Readers Festival. Sometimes the food doesn’t quite live up to the setting but Indonesian dishes are usually good.

Naughty Nuri’s
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 977 547
Nuri’s is a rustic Ubud institution, with amazing ribs and dangerously strong martinis. It’s situated five minutes out of town opposite the Neka Museum. They shut at 10pm so get there early to avoid crowds and to make sure you get food before they run out. They have another restaurant, Nacho Mama, a few doors down which serves Mexican food and the same amazing ribs if you can’t get a table at Nuri’s.

Minami
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 970013
Japanese restaurant with a lovely atmosphere and a sophisticated menu. The salmon bento set menu is a must-try. Favoured by ex-pats and Japanese alike, it deserves its high ranking in Trip Advisor.

Clear
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Hanoman No 8, Ubud   Tel No. : + 62 362 8894437
This has become the “It Place” for the vegetarian-yogi crowd in Ubud. No alcohol served, but fabulous selection of juices and drinks made from nut ‘mylk’. The only meat they serve is fish and the menu is a treat for vegetarians, vegans and raw food enthusiasts. There's a spa feeling to a menu that reinterprets regional dishes in a unique way. Don’t forget to take off your shoes before you go into the building.

CasCades at Viceroy Hotel
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Lanyahan, Br Nagi Andong   Tel No. : +62 362 972111
A superb dining experience with an inspiring menu, a good selection of fine wines and a breath-taking outlook across a valley. Decor is rustic Balinese thatched pavilion buildings. Perfect for a special lunch or dinner in a quiet environment. Service is attentive but unobtrusive and food is good.

Ryoshi
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Hanoman No 68, Padangtegal, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 977195
The Ubud branch of this popular restaurant group that has become synonymous with Japanese food in Bali. The sushi and sashimi are as fresh and authentic as they come. Daily lunch and dinner specials and delivery also available.

Café Havana
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Dewi Sita, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 972937
The red 60s Chevy Impala parked outside brings an authentic touch of Cuba to Ubud, as do the waiters dancing salsa and who are more than happy to dance with you. The upstairs dining room is a throwback to Castro’s 1950s Havana (must see) and the menu has the best of Cuban cuisine.

Three Monkeys  
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud    Tel No. : +62 361 975554
Located on busy Monkey Forest, it’s a shock to head into this cafe and suddenly find yourself next to a rice field. It serves great Mediterranean and Indonesian cuisine, but don’t leave here without trying the wood-fired pizzas. Beautiful place for breakfast as well.

Il Giardino
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Kajeng, Ubud    Tel No. : + 62 361 974 271
Set in the garden of Hans Snel’s Gallery, this place has a great Italian menu with fresh pasta made daily and two styles of wood-fired pizzas. Good choice of Campari-based cocktails and Italian wine list in a lovely garden setting around a lotus pond. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Gallerie Hans Snel while you are there.

Terazo
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Suweta, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 978941
Classic bistro style dining in a stylish, designer setting in the middle of Ubud. The salad entrees and the daily fish specials are always good. It is on the higher end of the price range but worth it and the wine list is one of the best ones around.

Lada Warung 
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Hanuman, Ubud
A favourite local warung where you decide the sides you want by choosing from daily dishes in a glass display case. The upstairs area is beautiful, with old wood touches, colonial era photographs, ceramic tiles and, best of all, removed from traffic noise. Inexpensive, and a good way to try dishes from around Indonesia.

Localista
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Suweta No 5, Ubud
Newly opened and gaining a reputation for its cupcakes (including gluten-free), this cafe serves Caswells’ Coffee and supports local Bali suppliers. Attached to the Rio Helmi Gallery, so have a look at the amazing Bali photos after you have a coffee.

Gaya Gelato
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Sayan, Sayan    Tel No. : +62 361 979252
Best gelato on the island: no contest. The coffee and pastries are excellent as well and they deliver. With artisanal preparation done on the premises, the flavours change every day and the chocolate orange, cinnamon, and caramel varieties are amazing.

Pizza Bagus
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Padangtegal, Padangtegal    Tel No. : +62 361 978520
One of the first places to serve pizza in Ubud, the food here is a good price and fresh. They deliver too. There’s a small deli attached to the restaurant with imported cheese and meat, and the restaurant is also home to the Saturday morning organic market, which is always packed by 11am.

Laughing Buddha Bar
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Monkey Forest   Tel No. : +62 361 970928
Live music on a few nights but Saturday night is most popular. It has a small performance space, so go early or end up watching from the sidewalk. Good Indonesian food and drinks while you wait.

XL Shisha Lounge
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Monkey Forest 129   Tel No. : +62 361 975751
A great place to catch live music in a Moroccan–Mediterranean style bar and restaurant. Has shisha pipes, good food and also the spot to watch live broadcasts of any international sporting events. Is one of the very few places in Ubud open past midnight.

Ubud Market
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
The sprawling indoor Ubud market caters mostly to souvenir hunters but makes for an interesting early morning visit to catch the local fruit and vegetable sellers who set up at 4am. Be sure to haggle – negotiation is expected – otherwise you may end up paying triple what something is worth.

Woodcarving
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Mas Village
The village of Mas (about 6.5km south of Ubud) is famous for woodcarving and is the place to buy Balinese musical instruments, dance masks and sacred statues. The whole village is essentially one big craft shop.

Silver and Jewellery
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Celuk Village
The streets of Celuk village (about 12.5km south of Ubud, towards the coast) are full of silver workshops where you can observe the silversmiths at their craft and purchase a wide range of jewellery. Shops here are set up for both wholesale and retail.

Woodcarving
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Tegallalang
This village, about 6km north of Ubud, is home to carved wood products, soft wood figures and bamboo wind chimes at half the price you’ll pay anywhere else. The shops here are primarily set up for wholesale and export but welcome anyone through their doors. The village and shops stretch for kilometers so ask the driver to go slow and be ready to stop frequently.

Jean Francoise Fichot
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Pengosekan    Tel No. : +63 361 972078
Exquisite, unique jewellery in gold and silver by one of Bali’s most original and best known designers. It’s worth coming here just to see the level of craftsmanship and materials used.

Treasures Gallery
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Ubud    Tel No. : +62 361 976697
The first gallery in Ubud showcasing designers resident in Bali. Specialises in 22k gold jewellery and semi precious gemstones.

Yan Van
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Monkey Forest    Tel No. : +62 361 978513
Specialises in masculine jewellery, mainly black rubber bracelets and necklaces with silver accents.

Studio Perak
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Hanoman, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 7801879
Great group of silver stores in Ubud, and the five outlets throughout town make it very accessible. Best prices for simple and elegant silver Jewellery pieces that make great presents. You can also take a silversmithing course at their studio and make your own piece to take home.

Toko Antique
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Ubud    Tel No. : + 62 361 975979
Comprehensive selection of Balinese and archipelago antiques, reproductions and artifacts in an open-air setting next to Ary’s Warung.

Macan Tidur
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Monkey Forest No 10, Ubud   Tel No. : +62361 977121
Amazing hand-picked collection of authentic antiques and artefacts from around the archipelago in the gallery and the shop next door offers more affordable items to buy as gifts.

Shalimar
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Ubud, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 977115
Shalimar is one of the most respected and oldest galleries in town and offers a beautiful collection of antique furniture and folk art combined with unique gifts.

Ganesha Books
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Ubud, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 970320
Ubud’s oldest and most loved bookstore offers a great selection of new and used books in air-conditioned comfort. If you’re looking for the latest paperback bestseller or a unique book on Bali, get yourself to Ganesha.

Paul Ropp
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Sayan, Sayan   Tel No. : +62 361 974 655
One of Bali’s most well-known designers, the clothes at Paul Ropp are exotic resort wear full of color and a favorite with long-term visitors to the island. There are two stores in Ubud.

Sari Api Gallery
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Dewi Sita, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 971056
Located next to Juice Ja Café, Sari Api has an amazing collection of ceramic homewares designed and created in Ubud. Sari Api also has ceramic classes at their studio which are a great experience.

Kou
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Dewi Sita   Tel No. : +62 361 971905
One of the sweetest shops in Ubud, this Japanese-inspired store sells five types of homemade soaps with local scents and bath salts. They have great gift sets and also a sister store nearby which sells home-made jams and Bali sea salt, another interesting gift idea.

Ubud Organic Market
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Pizza Bagus, Jalan Raya Padangtegal, Padangtegal
The Saturday morning organic market is a must for locals and is always packed by 11am. Come and buy fresh bread, vegetables, cakes, soy milk, strawberries, jams and more to take home and enjoy.

ARMA (Agung Rai Museum of Art)
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Bima, Pengosekan    Tel No. : +62 361 974228
This is a private museum belonging to one of the earlier collectors of Balinese art. The museum is set in beautiful gardens where you can also watch nightly dances. The collection includes works by Balinese masters such as I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, Ida Bagus Made, Anak Agung Gde Sobrat and I Gusti Made Deblong. Foreign artist who lived and worked in Bali are represented by Willem Gerald Hofker, Rudolf Bonnet, Adrien Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres and Willem Dooijwaard.

Museum Antonio Blanco
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Camphuan, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 975502
The Spanish-born artist’s private collection is on view in his Renaissance palazzo set on a hill overlooking Ubud. His erotic and provocative work was avidly collected by Sukarno, Indonesia’s founding father.

Museum Puri Lukisan
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Ubud    Tel No. : +62 361 975136
Established in 1954, this is Bali’s first museum and has on display the definitive collection of early Balinese artwork. In the middle of Ubud, the gardens are a beautiful addition to the collection and make for a pleasant spot to spend time. Rudolph Bonnet was once a curator of this museum.

Tony Raka Art Gallery
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Mas No 86, Mas   Tel No. : + 62 361 7816785
This gallery is the new kid on the block, but has established itself as THE gallery for up and coming artists. If you want to see what the current art scene in Bali has to offer, go here.

Komaneka Gallery
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Monkey Forest    Tel No. : +62 361 976090
Not only a group of hotels Komaneka also has a gallery which is well known for showcasing the best of the new and established artists in Bali.

Bali Bird Park
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Serma Cok Ngarah Gambir, Singapadu, Batubulan   Tel No. : +62 361 299352
Home to around a thousand exotic and beautiful birds from the Indonesian archipelago, Latin America and South Africa. Wander through different ‘regions’ to discover rare and endangered birds. Around 30 minutes’ drive from Ubud.

Petulu Village White Heron Sanctuary
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Sip a Bintang beer at this simple viewing station in Petulu Village, where thousands of white herons come to roost at sunset.

Monkey Forest
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud
Meet mischievous macaques in the Sacred Monkey Forest, which is also home to three sacred Balinese temples. Don’t bring food with you and watch your belongings!

Ubud Botanic Garden
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Kutuh Kaja, Ubud
These gardens meander through five hectares of natural ravine, featuring both endemic and imported plant species. Surprises unfold at every twist and turn, ranging from an orchid garden, an Islamic garden, a herb garden and a maze, to a chocolate grove, an Indonesian orchard, a fountain, a fragrant flower garden, and a meditation court shaded by an ancient banyan tree.

Royal Palace (Puri Saren Agung)
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Ubud, Ubud
Watch a nightly dance performance in the courtyard after touring this water palace that was once the home of the kings of Ubud. This is a great opportunity to see classic Hindu legends being told through dancers in colourful Bali costumes.

Treetop Adventure Park
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Eka Karya Bali Botanical Garden, Candikuning    Tel No. : +62 361 852 0680
Up in the hills near the town of Bedugal, Treetops is a great day out for kids from seven years upwards; teenagers think the difficult courses are pretty cool. Five adventure circuits with heights ranging from two to 20 metres challenge all levels and ages on suspended bridges, spider nets, Tarzan jumps and 12 flying foxes. About an hour’s drive from Ubud.

Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) Bedahulu
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Carved into a hillside is a cave guarded by the monsterous face of Boma, a divine being. Enter his mouth to find a dark T-shaped cave. Inside is a statue of the Hindu god Ganesha and a number of lingams.

Pura Penataran Sasih Pejeng (temple)
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Pejeng
The chief attraction at this temple is the large bronze drum known as the Moon of Pejeng. It is 3m long and 1.6m in diameter, shaped like an hourglass, and incised on the surface in style of the bronze age Dongson culture of northern Vietnam.

Pura Kebo Edan Pejeng (temple)
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Pejeng
This temple is renowned for the massive Tantric statue of Bima covered in skulls. This statue is of special significance for traditional healers in Bali.

Rice terraces at Tegallalang
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Tegallalang
One of the best places to see the famous Balinese rice terrace landscaping. Go early in the morning on the way up to see the Mount Batur volcano to escape the persistent sellers and tour bus groups.

Gunung Kawi (temples)
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Tampaksiring
This is a series of ten temples carved into the rock walls that line the banks of the Pakrisan river. The site is sculpture on an impressive scale, unusual in that they are without adornment. The temples date from the 11th century and are believed to be funerary monuments to Balinese kings.

Tirta Empul (temple)
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Tampaksiring
This beautiful temple is known for its massive bathing pools which are fed by a sacred spring. People from all over Bali come here to bathe in the water.

Pura Ulun Danu (temple)
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Kintamani
Worth visiting for its striking architecture and its dramatic position. This temple is sacred to all the rice farmers of fields fed by the 37 rivers that attribute their source to Lake Batur, the lake in the old caldera of the Mount Batur volcano.

Bali Bird Walks
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Penestanan Kelod, Ubud   Tel No. : + 62 361 975009
Part of the Bali Bird Club founded in 1990 by Victor Mason. There are four different walks to choose from in and around Ubud. Over 100 bird species are native to this area, of which you are bound to see 30 or so, including Indonesian endemics such as Java Kingfisher, Bar-winged Prinia, Black-winged Starling, Scarlet-headed Flowerpecker and the Java Sparrow.

Sobek Rafting
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
   Tel No. : + 62 361 768050
Sobek offers rafting trips on two of Bali’s most beautiful rivers. They have three trips a day to choose from and, most importantly, a 100% safety record. One of the most exciting and fun things you can do in Bali. Highly recommended.

Yoga Barn
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : 44 Jalan Hanoman, Ubud   Tel No. : +62 361 971 236
A peaceful space in the heart of the Ubud where yogaclasses are carried out daily. Check the website for monthly schedules. At the spa they also offer Ayurveda treatments and massages. Finish off your session with a coffee or meal at the café, Little K.

Mango Tree L’Occitane
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Kedewatan, Kedewatan   Tel No. : +62 361 975478
Spa managed by and using L’Occitane products in a beautiful location overlooking the Sayan valley.

Maya Ubud Resort Spa
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Gunung Sarim, Peliatan    Tel No. : +62 361 977888
Fantastic spa located on the edge of a river. Has great packages – especially for couples – and the huge cooper bathtubs are a perfect touch.

Spa at Como Shambala Estates
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Br Begawan Giri, Payangan   Tel No. : +62 361 978888
One of the best spas in Asia. Glow restaurant prepares healthy food from organic ingredients and is known for its “raw” food menu. Reservations are required to gain admittance to the property.

Spa at Samaya
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Br Baung, Sayan    Tel No. : +62 361 973610
New addition to the Ubud area spa scene but a beautiful spa location. Try a couples package where you can use the sauna and steam room before treatments and then lounge by the pool for the afternoon. Great value for the high end spas.

Ubud Fitness Center
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Kutuh Kelod, Ubud
Ubud’s only full equipped gym is air conditioned with modern equipment. Keyed lockers and hot showers for after the work-out round out a good gym experience.

Di Mare
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Karma Kandara, Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijeya Kusuma Ungasan   Tel No. : +62 (0) 361 848 2200
Built to resemble a yacht, this semi-circular dining room perches 85m above the surf and boasts spectacular sea views. Dine on a Mediterranean menu featuring the freshest produce from the sea.

Nammos Beach Club
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Karma Kandara, Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijeya Kusuma Ungasan   Tel No. : +62 (0) 361 848 2200
Situated on a pristine stretch of white-sand beach down an inclinator from the hotel, this stylish beach club serves up ocean-fresh seafood, pizzas, salads and cocktails from morning ‘til night.

Il Ristorante
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Bulgari Resort, Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin   Tel No. : +62 (0) 361 847 1000
At a spectacular setting on the cliff edge, Il Ristorante serves dazzling modern interpretations of classical Italian cuisine, blending imported ingredients with Bali’s organically grown produce. Try the saffron risotto with Balinese five spice seasoned ocean scallops and organic asparagus. The menu is complemented by a collection of Barolos and some of Italy’s finest wines. Open only for dinner.

Sangkar Restaurant
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Bulgari Resort, Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin   Tel No. : +62 (0) 361 847 1000
Named after an Indonesian rooster cage, Sangkar is stunningly lit with traditional bamboo caged lamps, and incorporates outdoor spaces and eye-boggling views of the Indian Ocean. The menu combines traditional recipes of Indonesia and Bali with modern culinary techniques and presentations. All day dining, children’s menu available.

La Spiaggia
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Bulgari Resort, Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin   Tel No. : +62 (0) 361 847 1000
Robinson Crusoe-inspired beach-hut grill half way down the cliff (accessed via an inclinator) overlooking the crashing waves below.  Serves fresh grilled seafood and the Bulgari’s renowned Herbojito cocktail. Open 10am to 5pm.

The Warung at Alila Villas Uluwatu
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu    Tel No. : +62 361 848 2166
It will cost you a lot more to eat authentic Indonesian and Balinese cuisine here than at a local warung, but it’s worth it for the dramatic view of the cliff and Indian Ocean. Balinese signature dishes include ‘Sate Lilit’ on lemon grass skewers’ and ‘Ayam Betutu’ – chicken baked in banana leaves – served with choice of red, white or yellow rice.

Cire at Alila Villas Uluwatu
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu    Tel No. : +62 361 848 2166
Class on the clifftop. Cire offers a top-notch fine dining experience 70-metres above sea level amid breathtaking views. Here, contemporary Western cuisine is served in a sleek modern setting decorated with 2500 traditional batik stamps. Dishes include ‘Campbell tenderloin with crispy oyster mushroom, oyster mushroom paste, smoked potato mousseline, bawang bombay compote, buncis and red wine reduction.’

Ju-Ma-Na at Banyan Tree
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Melasti, Banjar Kelod, Ungasan   Tel No. : +62 361 300 7000
Upscale gastronomic energy greets guests at Ju-ma-na, Banyan Tree Ungasan's signature restaurant, where walls of glass are bordered by a cliff-hanging terrace and an intoxicating view of the Indian Ocean. The menu introduces plenty of seafood and natural ingredients, a ‘must have’ is the Lobster Cappuccino. Open only for dinner.

Café Moka (Bukit)
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Uluwatu, Ungasan
This coffee shop in the village close to the Nirmala Supermarket sells freshly baked breads and pastries, and serves up excellent salads.

El Kabron
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Pantai Cemongkak, Pecatu   Tel No. : + 62 (0) 85100803416
A Spanish-inspired, sunset hotspot on the clifftop for the in-crowd, featuring an infinity-edge pool

Blue Point
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Labuansait, Uluwatu   Tel No. : + 62 (0) 361 769 888 / 769 889
Located at Blue Point Villas & Spa (a popular Japanese wedding venue) it’s not so much about the food at this restaurant but the view! You will be mesmerised by the surfers riding the waves below.

The Edge Bar
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Blue Point, Uluwatu
Stylish bar overlooking the Uluwatu waves. One of the most happening scenes in Uluwatu, this is the place to head for sunset and hang till late.

Single Fin
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Blue Point, Uluwatu   Tel No. : +62 8155 8688 995
A killer, modern surf bar with a pinch of laid back cool on the cliff at Uluwatu overlooking one of the world's most iconic and prestigious surf spots. Watch the perfect waves with a cold Bintang in your hand, kick back, relax, relish the sunset, nibble on a pizza, sip a frozen margarita and bop with the band. 'Sunday Sunset Sessions' hosting live bands and DJ's.

Nirmala Supermarket
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Uluwatu, Ungasan
Supermarket with swimming pool, food court and snack corner plus a Dream Zone on the upper floor. This is the best supermarket in the area; it sells all the basic but not a great range of imported products.

Bulgari Boutique
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Bulgari Resort, Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin   Tel No. : +62 (0) 361 847 1000
This is the only Bulgari shop in Bali, sells jewellery, watches, accessories and fragrances of the brand as well as the special gift collection from Bulgari Hotels & Resorts.

Single Fin
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Blue Point, Uluwatu   Tel No. : +62 8155 8688 995
A ‘Surf Shop' is attached to this cafe and bar, stocked with his and hers clothing, books, photos and surfing memorabilia.

Padang Padang Beach
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Padang Padang, with its 500m stretch of sand, rock pools at low tide and a bamboo shack selling drinks, is a popular surfing beach. It’s archetypically enchanting and nestled in a pocket of lava-rocks.

Balangan Beach
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
This strip of sand is popular with surfers who come for its ripping reef break. June to August gets busy, and there are a few warungs dotted along the sand.

Suluban Point / Beach
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
This is a famous surfing Mecca due to its world-class breaks. It is worth venturing down the Cliffside to Suluban Beach’s rolling surf, which is best at low tide. Access is through a coral reef cave.

Bingin Beach
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Situated between Padang Padang and Dreamland beaches, this white-sand strand is difficult to access (down the cliff side) but rewards with sensational sea views.

Uluwatu Beach
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Uluwatu’s world-class reef break, with its famous entry cave, is a Mecca for surfers. Down a series of steep steps, the beach is accessible at low tide, but it’s not safe to swim here. Above the beach is a jumbled collection of cliff-edge warungs (eateries) and surfer hangouts. This is a great spot to enjoy one of Bali’s legendary sunsets, while watching the experts riding the waves at Suluban Point.

Pura Luhur Uluwatu
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
This ancient temple is balanced on the very edge of a narrow rocky cape, and is particularly sacred to fishermen, who come here to pray to the sea goddess, Dewi Laut. Legend has it that the temple is actually a ship turned to stone and for sure, the grey volcanic rock, glowing with the radiant colours of the setting sun, will leave you with a lasting and haunting memory of spiritual Bali.

Kecak Dance
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Uluwatu Temple, Uluwatu
A Kecak Dance performance takes place in the temple amphitheatre daily at 6pm against a backdrop of the setting sun. Probably the best known of the many Balinese dances, the Kecak is a spectacular choreographic performance that involves a chorus of men who provide a non-stop hypnotic vocal chant – Cak-Cak-Cak-Cak – to a core episode of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana.

Nyang Nyang Beach
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
This southern beach is known for its white sandy shores and its surfing waves. Its off the beaten track (accessed via a flight of 535 steps) location means that it’s often deserted

Bali Paragliding
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Timbis Beach Training Facility, Timbis Beach   Tel No. : + 62 (0) 8123 916918
Soar above the spectacular southern coastline of the Bukit Peninsular on a paraglider. Paragliding c

Paintball Bali
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Karang Putih No. 1, Br. Jaba Pura, Ds Kutuh   Tel No. : +62-361-770300, +62-361-8896672
Feel the adrenaline rush at Paintball Bali by participating in an adventure team sport like no other. The three-hectare compound with three independently themed courses features the latest imported equipment from the US.

Padang Padang Surf Camp and Surf School
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Labuan Sait, Padang Padang   Tel No. : +62 (0) 81 999 283549
The only surf school on The Bukit. Most lessons take place at Dreamland or Padang Padang, with the options of Uluwatu and Balangan depending on ability and the conditions on the day. Internationally-qualified instructors will address your specific ability irrespective of whether you are a complete beginner, intermediate or advanced.

Bulgari Spa
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Bulgari Resort, Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin   Tel No. : +62 (0) 361 847 1000
Experience hot volcanic stone therapy, body wraps, Ayurvedic-inspired remedies, intense facials, stress recovery, jet lag revival and detoxifying cleansing rituals complemented by rainshowers, plunge pools, aromatic steam rooms, an open air relaxation lounge and a yoga pavilion.

Karma Spa
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Karma Kandara, Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijeya Kusuma Ungasan   Tel No. : +62 (0) 361 848 2200
Spectacular, cliff-edge spa with an alfresco Jacuzzi tub and infrared sauna facing due south with a

Spa Alila
The Bukit, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu    Tel No. : +62 361 848 2166
Offers “treatments from the heart”, in which it blends ancient Asian healing techniques with age-old beauty recipes that harvest the curative benefits of fresh, natural, quality ingredients. Check out the Man Facial and the Herbal Compress. The menu even includes a Pregnancy Massage.

Deus Ex Machina
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl Batu Mejan no 8, Canggu   Tel No. : 62 361 3683395
Restaurant-bar-boutique located en route to Echo Beach. This surprisingly upscale surfer’s haunt serves up authentic Thai and sushi cuisine, sublime cocktails, and occasional live music. The shop sells surfboards and accessories and custom-designed motorcycles.

Sarinbuana Eco Lodge
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Arjuna, Br. Biyahan, Desa Wanagiri,   Tel No. : 62 (0)828 97006079
An eco lodge situated in a forest 15km up Mt Batukau, this is truly a nature lover’s paradise and this simple restaurant does healthy home-cooked food.

Café Moka (Seminyak)
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Laksamana Basangkasa, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 731424
French patisserie and café offering excellent bread and pastries, coffee, cakes and flans, great breakfasts and a home delivery service.

Tanteri’s Ceramic
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Br. Simpangan Desa Pejaten Kediri   Tel No. : 62 361 831948
Offers a range of vases, bowls, teapots, soapdishes and candle holders in greenish glaze are embellished with frogs, dragonflies and leaves.

Warung Coconut Tree
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl Danau Tamblingan no. 68, Sanur   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 283 851
No nonsense little restaurant with cheap but wonderful food served by enthusiastic young people with a lovely atmosphere and live music.

Ratatouille
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl Danau Tamblingan no. 64, Sanur   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 289 383
A Dutch style eatery in a pleasant garden setting with water features, an outdoor covered terrace and a large inside dining room with a friendly and very helpful staff.

Casabella
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl. Pratama No. 79 X, Tanjung Benoa   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 770 128
Classic eatery with great staff and a casual atmosphere located on the main road serving European, Asian and Balinese food, including seafood barbeque and pork ribs. Eat in or delivery.

Restaurant Mai-Mai
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua.   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 772 406
An attractive open-air seafood grill and steakhouse busy with tour groups and expats alike. Lots of grilled meats and vegetarian kebabs and a wealth of authentic Italian pasta, an excellent range of cocktails and premium imported beers that are surprisingly good value.

Casanova
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl. Pratama No. 87, Tanjung Benoa   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 773 902
Surrounded by violet décor, Casanova serves special seafood creations along with various chicken dishes from a menu presented in five languages.

Pica Tapas Bar
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Bali Collection, Nusa Dua   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 775 340
Located in the heart of Nusa Dua this large lofty restaurant and bar attracts a big crown of diners and revelers who come to enjoy the excellent Brazilian cuisine, and professional service in a charming high energy ambience.

La Scala Restaurant
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Nusa Dua   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 775 605
This fashionable eatery has a roof shaped like sails from the Sydney Opera House with myriad lights hanging from its trees and offers well prices Asian and Western fare and cocktails. Free transport is available in the area.

Laguna Garden
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl Pantai Mengiat 23, Nusa Dua   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 775 714
With a multilingual menu of local and international dishes and set in a beautiful tropical garden, this restaurant is perfect for both a casual sunny day or a starry night in Tanjung Benoa.

Café Jatiluwih
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl. Raya Jatiluwih | Dusun Jatiluwih Kangin, Desa Jatiluwih, Penebel    Tel No. : 62 (0)362 7013999
Simple place serving Indonesian dishes amid stunning rice terraces.

Warung Astawa
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Candidasa, 80811   Tel No. : 62 (0)363 41363
A cheap and cheerful warung, not too exotic, but excellent value, serving Balinese, Chinese-Indonesian and Western cuisine.

Warung Little Bird
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl Danau Tamblingan no. 34, Sanur   Tel No. : 62 (0)815 5819 5445
This cute little cafe and restaurant is set at the northern end of Danau Tamblingan in Sanur and creates a simple yet welcoming beach shack atmosphere.

Petitenget Beach
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : N/A
This is the (north) western extension of Seminyak, Legian and Kuta beaches. Here you can rent sunbeds and umbrellas, surf, swim between the flags in the areas patrolled by lifeguards, or take long seaside walks. It’s not the best beach for swimming due to currents but there’s plenty of space for kids to get the bucket and spade out.

Seminyak Beach
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : N/A
Seminyak Beach is great for surfers, but be careful of the currents if you are not a strong swimmer. The beach itself is expansive and a favourite spot for sunbathers and sunset.

Balian Beach
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Main Road, Balian
A beautiful location, Balian Beach is a great surf spot on the southwest coast with several small restaurants and simple accommdodations aimed mainly at surfers..

Medewi Beach
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Main Road, Medewi
Medewi Beach is a beautiful rocky beach located in west part of Bali Island and appointed as one of the best surfing points in Bali.

Pura Petitenget
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Petitenget, Seminyak
This is the fourth largest temple in Bali, where some of the most spectacular Balinese ceremonies may often be witnessed as devotees spill onto the beach in a procession to the sea.

Batubelig Beach
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : NULL
This dark sand beach is rugged but peaceful. It’s great for bracing walks and for surfing. There are swim areas, shallow pools and lifesavers in front of the Grand Balisani Suites hotel, but take care of dangerous currents outside of the designated swim areas.

Rendezvous
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Candidasa, 80811   Tel No. : 62 (0)363 41929
Asia cuisine, alfresco dining, sea views and cooking classes.

Spa Alila @Alila Villas Soori
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Banjar Dukuh, Desa Kelating, Kerambitan   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 894 6388
Offering a contemporary spin on ancient Asian healing techniques, and age-old beauty recipes that feature the curative benefits of fresh, natural, quality ingredients. Indulge mind and body in a heartfelt and surprisingly different Bali luxury spa experience.

Cooking Course
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Alila Manggis, Buitan, Manggis   Tel No. : 62 363 41011
Learn the secrets of East Balinese cuisine by taking a cookery course at the Alila Manggis resort.

Seasalt
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Alila Manggis, Buitan, Manggis   Tel No. : 62 363 41011
World-class cuisine (contemporary menu of Indonesian and Balinese cuisine) and service within an open-air pavilion overlooking lotus ponds. The restaurant is well known for its cooking classes.

Alila Villas Soori
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Banjar Dukuh, Desa Kelating, Kerambitan, Tabanan   Tel No. : 62 361 894 6388
Fabulous fine dining beachside restaurant and open-air bar, perfect for cocktails at sunset

Amankila Resort
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Manggis   Tel No. : 62 363 41333
World Class cuisine (Asian and western) and service.

Kisik Bar & Grill
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Ayana Resort & Spa, Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera   Tel No. : +62 361 702222
Sand-floored seafood restaurant carved into the cliff. Uses only the freshest produce available and serves it in a simple, rustic and deliciously natural style. The menu is determined each morning by the freshest catches at the local fish market, with all meals grilled to order and accompanied by Balinese condiments. A Salad Buffet including organic ingredients is also available.

Martini Bar (Ayana)
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 702 222
Sophisticated meeting place withing the Ayana Resort that mixes a wide selection of mean martinis. Expect everything from espresso pick-me-ups to lychee and all the fruits of the tropical rainbow, right through to the dirty three olive variety. Great bartenders and atmosphere.

UNIQUE Rooftop Bar
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 702 222
Taking the top floor of the new Rimba resort, this two-storey venue is a breath of fresh air sunset deck with a wide selection of cocktails and a great food menu. Swimming pools and lots, lots of lounging areas and sunsets from heaven.

Ayana Resort Spa  / Thermes Marins Bali
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Ayana Resort & Spa, Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran   Tel No. : 62 361 702 222
This spa is expensive, but offers luxurious treatments including a ‘Spa on the Rocks’ right beside the sea and the therapeutic jetstreams of the Aquatonic seawater pool.

Rock Bar
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Ayana Resort & Spa, Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera   Tel No. : 62 361 702222
Presenting 360-degrees of sheer glamour on the rocks, 14 metres above the Indian Ocean at the base the cliff. Here, signature cocktails are served in chic glasses suspended over natural rocks, within an ingenious fish-bowl base, and a delectable selection of tapas is served on natural stone plates. Open from 5pm

Dava Restaurant
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Ayana Resort & Spa, Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera   Tel No. : 62 361 702222
Contemporary, chic and sleek in design, offers inspiring and innovative world cuisine in a spectacular, elevated location overlooking the Indian Ocean. The oyster bar presents four different varieties of freshly shucked oysters.

Ayur Bali Spa & Wellness
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Batu Belig, Kerobokan   Tel No. : 62 (0)82 147 287 911
Independent beauty and wellness spa founded and run by local Balinese practitioner, Dewi. All staff are English-speaking, trained and qualified in a range of specialist treatments, including different massage methods and beauty and facial treatments.

Baba's
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Petitenget, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 473 6576
This newly renovated and rebranded restaurant at Hu’u Bar offers a menu of Southeast Asian cuisine including Peranakan dishes and home-spun Balinese dishes as well as a small bites menu. Check out the authentic Singaporean Laksa Noodles.

KO
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : InterContinental Bali Resort, Jalan Uluwatu 45, Jimbaran   Tel No. : +62 361 701 888
Blending Balinese architecture with Japanese aesthetics, this restaurant at the Intercontinental Resort is one of Bali’s finest Japanese offerings. Here, guests have a choice of three very different Japanese dining experiences in separate areas linked by pathways of white pebbles, sliding latticed doors and sensual chainmail curtains.

Bali Bubbles Dive Centre
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Candidasa, 80811   Tel No. : 62 (0)363 42196
Explore the underwater world with Bali Bubbles Dive Centre, and experience the beauty of the healthy coral gardens and the many varieties of marine life.

Kakul Bar & Café
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl. Bukit Permai No. 5A, Jimbaran   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 701 848
Offering a nice light menu with views over the Jimbaran Bay, Kakul is an open-air cafe that features jazz on Sunday evenings and live music on Wednesday and Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

The Bali Beach Golf Course
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Huangtuah No. 58, Sanur (in front of the Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel)   Tel No. : 62 361 287 733 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting
Play at this scenic 9-hole golf course at the Bali Beach Hotel in Sanur. Great for those short on time!

Bali Buda (Kerobokan)
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Banjar Anyar 24, Kerobokan   Tel No. : 62 (0)844 5935
This café and health shop offers a nourishing menu of dishes created from organic and preservative-free ingredients, including wholesome breads such as the 100% rye bread and rice flour bread, brown rice, and sugar-free and non-dairy beverages. Favourites include tofu & cashew curry, and eggplant almond enchiladas.

Slavyanka (Russian)
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Bali Collection, Nusa Dua   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 771 662
One of the few Russian restauramts in Bali, this place in the Bali Collection is highly popular with tourists and expats. Authentic Ukranian chef and the Borsch comes highly recommended.

Bali Collection 
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Kawasan Parisawata, Nusa Dua   Tel No. : 62 361 771 662
For a fashion fix, head to the Bali Collection within the Nusa Dua tourist enclave. With dozens of shopsover and restaurants, and an international brand department store, you’ll be spoilt for choice!

Le Spot at Bali Deli
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Kunti 117X, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 738 686
Serves dishes created from the delicious fresh produce on sale in the Deli supermarket.

Bali Deli
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Kunti 117X, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 738 686
You’ll find a good selection of imported meats and cheeses here along with fresh fruit and veg, wonderful bakery items, store cupboard basics, wines and liquors, and lots more in this popular supermarket.

Bali Equestrian Centre
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Perumahan Canggu Asri, Jl Karang Suwang, Berawa   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 8446541
With a five star International rating, certified international instructors and over 40 school horses including school masters, Bali Equestrian Centre is a world-class destination for both riders and tourists. The facilities have been designed to accommodate the entire family - pony rides and day camps for the little ones, lessons, family village tours and beach rides. After riding there is a beautiful architecturally designed restaurant, pool area and playground to be enjoyed by all.

Bumbu Bali Cooking Course
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Pratama, Tanjung Benoa   Tel No. : 62 361 774 502
Classes run for five hours and start with an early morning visit to the local produce markets before a lesson in the secrets of Balinese cooking. Snacks and refreshments are included along with a recipe book of 22 Balinese dishes. Classes are often hosted by famed chef (and owner) Heinz von Holzen.

Bumbu Bali
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl Pratama, Tanjung Benoa   Tel No. : 62 361 774502 / 772299
Brought to us by Heinz von Holzen – chef, cooking school pioneer, and author of several books on Balinese cuisine, Bumbu Bali offers authentic Balinese delicacies such as slow-roasted chickens and ducks in banana leaves; superbly fresh grilled seafood; tantalizing sates; soups from banana stems, green papayas and mushrooms; a large selection of vegetarian dishes; black rice pudding and an ever changing selection of Balinese cakes.

Gateway of India
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Dyanapura 10, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0) 361 732940
Long-established, family-run restaurant that is always busy. The building and décor is basic and plain, but the authentic Indian cuisine is first-rate. Extensive à la carte menu features over 200 dishes, combining the tastes of northern and southern India.

Bali Island Horse stables
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl. Pantai Yeh Gangga, Sudimara    Tel No. : 62 361 8469616
Beach rides are offered here, including an opportunity to swim with the horses.

Boutique Spa Sekar Jagat
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Nusa Dua   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 770 210
Sekar Jagat Spa with its unique natural setup, private outdoor and air-conditioned treatment rooms and its all-Balinese professional team offers serenity and pampering like no other.

Rumours
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Laksmana No. 100, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 738 720
This popular and affordable restaurant’s eclectic menu comes with a vibrant atmosphere, live music and a pool table

Ultimo
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Laksmana Oberoi, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 738 720
This is a popular and good value authentic Italian restaurant with indoor, terrace or garden dining, situated in the heart of the Eat Street.

Bali Orchid Garden 
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Bypass Tohpati, Kasamba 1   Tel No. : 62 361 466 010
Wander around this garden to see an amazing variety of orchids and see how they are grown

Prana Dewi Mountain Resort
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Wongaya Gede, Penebel   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 4736654
Hotel set in rural Bali with cooking school and restaurant serving Asian and Western food using organically grown ingredients.

Balique
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Uluwatu no. 39, Jimbaran   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 704 945
Balique pays homage to all the best of the Indonesian archipelago under its whirring fan-open style roof, in both the style and cuisine stakes with a great menu and a huge space filled with a great décor teeming with quirk and objets d’art.

The Bali Safari and Marine Park
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Bypass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra   Tel No. : 62 361 950 000
From the roaming Sumatran tigers and elephants in the jungle of Sumatra, to the hippos and cheetahs at Lake Manyara, the Safari Journey – in a specially-designed tram – offers a unique adventure. There is also a Fresh Water Aquarium at the Park, as well as the Hanoman Court, which introduces exotic birds and orangutans, and is the main stage for animal educational shows and entertainment shows.

Bali Scuba
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl Danau Tamblingan no. 72, Sanur   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 288 610
A five star PADI dive centre and BSAC resort combining the highest levels of safety and professionalism with the convenience of online booking.

Ombak Café
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Pantai Pererenan   Tel No. : 62 361 848 2631
Go for a seafood barbecue at the Ombak Café. This upstairs open-air restaurant gives you the most amazing vantage point over this desolate stretch of beach and is the perfect place to sip cold beers and locally-produced wine.

The Balinese Theatre
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Prof Dr. Ida bagus, Mantra, Giyanyar   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 950 000
Extravagent live stage show bringing together the culture and mythology of Bali in a massive professional purpose-built theatre.

Barbacoa
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Petitenget 14   Tel No. : +62 (0)361 739 233
Fusion Latin America restaurant, focusing on modern wood fire and charcoal cooked suckling pig, Australian lamb and beef and local seafood and salads. The restaurant is made from sustainable materials from Indonesia and has a beautifully decorated air-conditioned interior with a 10-metre-high ceiling.

The Terrace Restaurant
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Candidasa, 80811   Tel No. : 62 (0)363 41799
Situated alongside the pool and gardens of Bayside Bungalows with views to the ocean, catching the cooling breezes, this restaurant offers international and Balinese dishes.

Bebek Bengil
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Nusa Dua   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 894 8111
A Bali instution serving up crispy duck In a traditional Balinese village style restaurant. A big hit with everyone and a wonderful culinary experience.

Bel Air
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Gg Mertasari No 2 Jimbaran   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 704 259
Japanese owned, the Bel Air Spa provides a variety of treatments using both ancient tenchinques from across Asia as well as the latest technologies in the world of wellness to maximise release and satisfaction for your body and soul.

Biasa Art Space
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Raya Seminyak 34, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 847 5766
Contemporary art gallery showcasing quirky pieces by select, up and upcoming Indonesian artists who master various forms, from paintings, figurines, to enigmatic sculpture and awe-inspiring works.

Big Tree Farm
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Sibang Kaja, Abiansemal   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 8463327
American couple Blair and Ben Ripple, who run this large organic farm, feature the torchlit Firefly Supper Series from May–Oct: seasonal produce almost straight from their fields to your plate.

Biku
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Petitenget 888   Tel No. : 62 361 857 0888
This restaurant specialises in high tea, and is housed in a charming 150-year-old Javanese teak Joglo building. There’s the wonderful Ganesha Bookshop too and an antiques gallery for afterwards.

The Bistrot
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Laksmana 117, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 738 308
The Bistrot is a converted warehouse with an urban-industrial concept, filled with antiques and curios ranging from weighing scales and a box camera to a vintage TV. Serves afternoon teas, drinks and cocktails, and an eclectic menu of home-style food including lobster bisque, fois gras terrine, fresh oysters, Singapore laksa, bouillabaisse, and some great steaks.

Bodyworks
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Kayu Jati No. 2, Petitenget, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 733 317
Bodyworks day spa presents quality treatments at very reasonable prices, which make it a favourite with Bali’s expats.

Bonita
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Petitenget 2000X    Tel No. : 62 361 731 918
Eclectic international food (predominantly Asian) with drag shows every Friday and Saturday nights.

Bossa Nova
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Taman Wisata, canggu Plaza, Canggu   Tel No. : 64 (0)361 8644700
Authentic Brazilian Grill in Bali offering all you can eat service featuring exclusive meat cuts. Additional the Grand Buffet has a large variety of salads and the traditional Brazilian rice & beans.

Bow
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Batu Belig, Kerobokan   Tel No. : 62 (0)812 3918 6865
Quirky interiors and an open-air roof terrace set the scene for wholesome Caribbean cuisine made with organic ingredients. One of the main special offerings at Bow is its superb daily brunches, defying the restaurant trend of late breakfasts offered only on weekends. Closed on Mondays.

Café Batu Jimbar
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jl Danau Tamblingan No. 75A, Sanur Village   Tel No. : 62 361 287 374
Open for breakfast, lunch and snacks, dine on generously-portioned Western and Indonesian cuisine served up in pleasant alfresco surroundings right in the heart of town. It’s a favourite with expats.

Hibiscus Restaurant
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Candi Beach Cottages, Mendira Beach, Senkidu, Candidasa   Tel No. : 62 (0) 363 41234
Pick from European, Indonesian and Oriental cuisine

Finns Recreation Club (previously Canggu Club)
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Raya Pantai Berawa, Canggu   Tel No. : 62 361 848 3939
This private club, twinned with Finns Beach Club, just down the road at Berawa Beach, provides first class facilities including a restaurant, bar and lounge, a library, a kids’ club, water park, bowling alley, tennis courts, squash courts, a 25m swimming pool, gym, aerobics and wellness centre with sauna. Some nearby villas offer complimentary guest membership, and individual day passes are also available.

Casa Gourmet
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Seminyak Square Blok E-1, Laksmana, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0) 361 964 9096
European boutique supermarket combined with a coffee shop, bakery and pastry shop, and a delicatessen. Provides high quality imported delicatessen products from Europe, Australia, USA and Asia such as cheeses, meats, vegetables, confectionery, cereals, sauces, wines and other favourite products that are difficult to buy in Indonesia

Cempaka Belimbing
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Br. Suradadi, Belimbing, Pupuan   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 745 1178
Located in a resort the restauran has magnificent rice field and mountain views, the food plays second fiddle to the environment but still, expect very decent Indonesian and Western fare.

Chandi
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Laksmana No. 72, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 731060
Gastronomic pan Asian cuisine using organic spices and greens presents a gastronomic twist on Indonesian cuisine. The bar’s open ‘til late.

Charlie
Umalas-Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Petitenget #5, Kerobokan   Tel No. : 62 (0)821 4741 7332
A café, bakery and upmarket bistro – house specialty are steaks and meats – with eclectic interiors and an upstairs ‘mansion’ providing a bar, dance floor and DJ music. Cocktails incorporate only-natural ingredients with no added sugar, and Charlie is the only bar in Bali that serves on-the-rocks drinks with the hand-carved crystal-clear ice cubes.

CharMING
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Tamblingan 97, Sanur   Tel No. : 62 361 288 029
The surroundings of this charming restaurant (lots of reclaimed wood and antiques) are as interesting as its French and Asian inspired menu.

Cocoon Beachclub
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Double Six, Blue Ocean Terrace Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 731266
Beachclub with swimming pool and DJ music provides its guests with a relaxed style of dining during the day and then transforms itself into a fine-dining venue in the evening. Exotic mix of flavours inspired by modern European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines. Alfresco breakfasts overlooking the ocean are a must, while the grazing menu offers a large range of delectable delights.

Spice, Suku, Rin and Eight Degrees South @ The Conrad
Nusa Dua-Tanjung Benoa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Pratama no.168, Tanjung Benoa   Tel No. : 62(0)361 778788
Four five-star restaurants within the Conrad resort offering Indonesian, International and Japanese cuisines par excellence.

Cosmo Salon & Spa
Sanur-Ketewel, Bali, Indonesia
Address : JL. Danau Tamblingan no. 176, Sanur   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 286 330
Boutique salon featuring seven different body massages, manicure/pedicure (and gel) with OPI products, facials with Clinique, foot reflexology, L'Oreal hair spa, hair coloring, styling, braiding, keratin smoothing, waxing, ear candling and specials for kids.

Crazy Kangaroo
Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Raya Candidasa, 80811   Tel No. : +62 (0)363 41996
The restaurant offers steaks, freshly caught seafood from local fishermen as well as Mediterranean pizzas and pastas. The bar offers daily live entertainment including traditional Balinese dances, televised sports, a pool table, and a wide variety of drinks including 30 different cocktails.

Cuca
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Yogja Perkanthi, Jimbaran   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 708 066
Great dining setting with a menu of amazing western cuisine utilizing only the finest, freshest local produce and, from a chef who has worked in some of the world’s finest restaurants.

Delicious Onion
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalann Drupadi No 3, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)813 3789 4243
This Hainanese-style chicken rice shop serves super-thick pancakes, chicken broth, Delicious Onion sauce and sambals, nasi goreng, a good old fashioned chicken sandwich served with chips, vegetarian options and creative desserts.

Desa Seni
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Address : 13 Jalan Subak Sari, Pantai Berawa   Tel No. : 62 361 844 6392
An intimate cultural resort with spa, saltwater lap pool and yoga pavilion that overlooks terraced rice fields and a Balinese Hindu temple. There are a variety of yoga classes for all abilities, complemented by guest teachers. Go for a group class or arrange for your own private session.

Earth Café
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Laksamana 99, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 73 645
This delightful vegetarian eatery prides itself by supporting not only the health of its patrons but also the practice of local traditional farming. Colourful rustic décor and a menu that takes us on a vegetarian journey from Jerusalem to Japan, India and South America.

Zula Vegetarian Paradise
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Dyanapura 5, Seminyak   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 736 645
Colourful, totally vegan and essentially organic restaurant serving wholesome, balanced meals that include all the vital nutrients, vitamins, minerals, fibers, and micronutrients. Ethnic origin cuisine, an abundance of health drinks and juices, and desserts that contain no sugar, dairy or artificial flavouring.

Echo Beach House
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan Pura Batu Mejan, Echo Beach   Tel No. : 62 361 747 4604
Set on a beachside bluff, the Beach House offers indoor and outdoor seating, and an extensive international menu, together with a daily barbeque of fresh fish, lobster, giant prawns, clams, steaks and kebabs. Live music on Sunday evenings starts at sunset.

Cup n'cakes
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Address : Jalan batu Raya, South Kuta   Tel No. : 62 (0)361 9288 233
The brainchild of two sisters with a penchant for cakes and pastries and good coffee, Cup n Cakes is a delightfully cozy café where sweet tooths and coffeephiles can satisfy their cravings for naughty treats.

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