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    Reviving Sidembunut

    One village’s efforts to preserve its artistic spirit

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    Splendour In The Sun

    Claudia Bikini NLP, Sunnies CAST EYEWEAR Triangle Top and High Culottes

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    pronto for prego

    Come home to the Italian conviviality here in Nusa Dua Written by Runi Indrani Photgraphy by Tommy Schultz

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    to northwest and beyond

    Here’s how to enjoy Bali at 100 kilometres per hour

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    Picture in Motion

    Founder and managing director of AVB Media Asia, Paulus Herry Arianto opens up to hellobali about his passion for working behind the cameras. If a picture tells a thousand words, then a video tells a whole story. That is the belief held by Paulus Herry Arianto, founder of the island’s top production house. It was […]

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    batur before sunrise

    exploring the biggest lake and the second holiest mountain in Bali is a challenge that can’t be bettered

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    ten in trend

    Time to revamp your closet with ten must-have items and looks from ten brilliant designers that you should know by now

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good-deals
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    away spa

    Celebrating W Retreat & Spa’s fourth anniversary

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    heavenly spa

    Be pampered in style at the one and only Heavenly Spa.

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    anantara uluwatu resort & spa

    Anantara Bali Uluwatu Spa Essence package is what you need on your next getaway. With prices starting from Rp.5,161,650, you will receive a yoga lesson, a Balinese massage, body scrub, facial, pedicure and manicure, and cream bath – in addition to accommodation for two nights at the ocean view suite or ocean front suite. Pack […]

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    the spa at the breezes bali

    The Spa at The Breezes recently launched its latest facial product by Academie from France. You can enjoy this exclusive brand with the spa’s special Academie facial treatment menu, which suits all kinds of skin from sensitive, dry and oily to combination. We have tried the treatment ourselves and it definitely left our faces smoother […]

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    aston kuta hotel & residence

    Have fun with your family in Bali at Aston Kuta Hotel & Residence. Located near the heart of Kuta, it will entertain you 24/7. The special package price of Rp.2,118,000 net gets you three days and two nights in the superior room and one-time dinner for two. Book early for a free room upgrade for […]

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    the leaf jimbaran

    Opening soon in May, The Leaf Jimbaran will be another brilliant addition to the Jimbaran area. The resort offers 40 luxurious and private pool villa resorts and one suite. The place also focuses on wellness, and one of the options is the Sweet Dreams Program with ten different choices of pillow to give you the […]

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    grand nikko bali

    Easter by the beach anyone? Then spend the holiday at Grand Nikko Bali. At only Rp.1,899,000++ per room per night, for a minimum two-night stay, you get the garden view room, Sunday Easter brunch, late check-out and free access to Jungle Camp Kids Club. Don’t forget to mention the promo code EASTER15 while booking. Jl. […]

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    ko restaurant

    Come to Ko Restaurant every Thursday from 6.30pm for the Sushi and Sashimi Experience, which features fifteen varieties of sushi and sasimi. Opt for the Rp.480,000++ package with soft drinks and juices, or Rp.930,000++ with free-flow sake cocktails, house wine, or hot and cold sake. InterContinental Bali, Jl. Uluwatu 45, Jimbaran, T: +62 361 701 […]

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    big fish bar & grill

    It’s time to crack open that delicious crab at Big Fish Bar & Grill. With Louisiana Cajun crab, Singapore chili crab or crab thermidor, they have it all. All you have to do is eat it. The 800-gram mud crab is priced at Rp.650,000++, and Rp.380,000++ for the 500-gram one. So make sure not to […]

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    arwana restaurant

    Sunday is the perfect time to unwind with your loved ones, so why not come to Arwana restaurant for its special Sunday BBQ by the Beach? From 12pm to 3pm, you will get to enjoy premium meats, fresh sushi and even a live fajitas cooking station. Priced at Rp.480,000 net per person including beer, ice […]

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    sisterfields

    Your favourite joint in Seminyak has recently launched a new menu that will keep your tummy happy and full. From breakfast to lunch, the joint has it covered. Try chef Jethro Vincent’s special homemade cultured butter, raspberry jam, lemon curd and peanut butter, which will go perfectly with your toast. Or the delicious sweet corn […]

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    hakata ikkousha

    The famous Hakata Ikkousha ramen has finally opened in Bali. Originally from Fukkuoka, Japan, and established 40 years ago, the joint has developed several international branches since then. Our favourite dish is the pork tamtam ramen. Jl. Sunset Road no. 225x Blok 4-5, T: +62 361 894 7019, ikkousha.co.id

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    holiday inn resort bali benoa

    Parents, it’s time to gather your little troops for some fun in the sun at the newly established Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa. The resort offers 171 rooms and suites, a kids club and swimming pool, Tea Tree Spa, NUDI Beach Bar and Lounge, and more. And don’t forget to try the famous Benoa water […]

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    villa gajah putih

    Get a special price for the private and lavish Villa Gajah Putih. At only US$2,000++ per night, receive platinum membership to Canggu Club, return airport transfers, personal butler and chef, and three dedicated cars and drivers for eight hours per day. Valid for stays until the end of March. Jl. Pantai Berawa, Canggu, T: +62 […]

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    favehotel lombok

    Lombok is what Bali used to be like many years ago, which makes it the perfect destination for a quiet getaway. So while you’re on the island, stay at the recently opened Favehotel, which is equipped with 117 rooms, four meeting rooms, and hi-speed Wi-Fi access. The hotel is also perfect for business or corporate […]

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    harper kuta bali hotel

    Harper Hotel has recently opened its Sky Room facility, a 143-square-metre multifunction space. The room overlooks the legendary Kuta Beach and can accommodate up to 100 people. Now you really can mix business with pleasure by holding your meetings at Sky Room in the afternoon and partying next door in the evening with your colleagues. […]

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    tjakra 7 spa

    After celebrating Chinese New Year and Valentine last month, you should unwind throughout March. So why not head to Tjakra 7 Spa for its special revitalising package? The 150-minute treatment includes hydrotherapy, Balinese massage, body scrub or body mask, and facial. Priced at Rp.900,000++ per person and Rp.1,700,000++ per couple. Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana, Jl. […]

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    dala spa

    Have you looked at yourself in the mirror lately? Does your skin appear dull and dry? Maybe it’s time for you to pay more attention to it by giving it a hydration treatment. At DaLa Spa, you will get a 75-minute treatment combined with Ridokis and Shiatsu massage, as well as cleansing and exfoliation process […]

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    celestine spa

    Candles can do wonders for your body and aren’t just for illuminating a room. At Celestine Spa, you will experience a unique and relaxing 90-minute candle massage using only natural ingredients such as shea butter, mango oil, and Bulgarian rose essential oil. The Sixteen Candles package is priced at US$60++ per person. The Stones Hotel […]

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    so spa

    This charming spa at the French-influenced resort has recently launched its Art de Vivre wellness program. There are three wellness packages available to choose from. These are Art of Pleasure, for those who want to stay healthy in a fun way, Art of Relaxation, for those who want to find their inner peace while reducing […]

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    fairmont sanur bali beach spa

    As Nyepi or Silent day approaches, you might want to give yourself a little silent pampering as well. The 120-minute treatment, which includes traditional Balinese massage, body scrub of your choice, and refresher facial by Decleor, might just take you to nirvana. Priced at Rp.1,200,000 net per person or Rp.2,200,000 net per couple.  Jl. Kusuma […]

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    mulia bali

    April isn’t that far away, which means it’ll soon be time for Easter celebrations. So why not take the whole family for a fun Easter picnic by the beach. You will also get to enjoy a basket of sweetness from the Mulia Deli. And don’t forget to have the little ones participate in the Great […]

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    the butchers club

    Say hello to the latest addition to Petitenget. The Butchers Club is ready to cater to your inner carnivore with finger-licking good burgers. Our favourite hands-down is the Wu Tang Style burger, inspired by Korean kimchi. Why wait when you can try the delicious meatiness right now? Jl. Petitenget, T: +62 361 897 4004

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    the shore

    After being certified an eco-hotel, Grand Nikko Bali is pushing it even further by making a new healthy menu available at The Shore. The menu includes slow-cooked chicken breast salad, green tea poached Barramundi fillet that is high-protein and low-fat with Omega-3, and also the delicious lemon berry yogurt parfait. Yummy and healthy, just how […]

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    moonlite kitchen and bar

    A new rooftop bar has opened its doors at Anantara Seminyak. Moonlite Kitchen and Bar, formerly the SOS Supper Club, is set to become the new “it” place in the Seminyak area. Overlooking the legendary Double Six beach, you will get to eat, drink and party in style. Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa Bali, Jl. […]

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    pazia bar and restaurant

    Enjoy a delightful lunch package at Pazia Bar and Restaurant, from 12pm till 2.30pm daily. On the menu are such delights as Chicken Soto, Ayam Goreng Pinang, Merry-Go-Round Chicken, and Salmon En Croute. All food items include free fresh juice. Beachwalk Mall, Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta, level 1, D7-8, T: +62 361 846 4997

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    hotel tugu bali

    Learn how to create authentic and wonderful Indonesian dishes at Hotel Tugu Bali. Iboe Soelastri Cooking Class offers unique recipes that are hundreds of years old. Besides the cooking, you will also visit a traditional market to pick the freshest ingredients. Priced at Rp.950,000++ per person with the market visit and Rp.750,000++ per person without. […]

    Calendar

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      Mandiri Canggu Club Open Tennis Classic tournament is back this May for its eighth consecutive year. Running from May 23 until 31.

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      The International Surfing Association (ISA)

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      This May Bali will see the first global Surf + Social Good Summit at The Cashew Tree on Bingin Beach.

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      Followers of world-famous chef Jamie Oliver will be aware of the Food Revolution Day campaign that aims to raise awareness of the importance of food education.

    Reviews

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    May | 22 | 2015

    The Roots

    This pampering hole for gentlemenis strategically located on the northern end of Sunset Road, a trendy area that has grown vastly this past year.

    Tips

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    May | 21 | 2015

    Feasting Frenzy

    Style up your spooning session with this cute cutlery