Kamandalu Resort and Spa, Ubud, Bali
Travel Blogs from Ubud
... kilometre to our hotel so we prepare for a slight hike, but as we do so the heavens open up and it starts raining fairly heavily. We shelter in the cover of a supermarket for a while, then decide to get the umbrellas out and head north in the rain. The streets are narrow and the footpaths are uneven and littered with tourists, but we eventually find the place we’re staying, a small oasis off the main street. We check in and find our room is huge with nice views ...
... really enjoyed it and Indonesian cooking definitely almost always uses chilli and garlic. For the rest of the morning, I just walked about the market and brought a few nic-nacs before heading back to the hotel. I spent most of the afternoon relaxing by the pool and sunbathing as I was preparing myself for volunteers night. Lots of the volunteers are leaving this weekend so Kimberely and Jose (business partners and owners of VpBali) ...
... we dined on a traditional Balinese meal, seasoned with regional herbs and spices, we asked questions about their cultural practices, livelihoods, and any other points of curiosity.
We rounded our afternoon with a visit to a basket-weaving workshop, speaking with the female artisans and witnessing their craft in action and topped it off with our favorite tropical fruit, the mangosteen.
... style, and afterwards I was taken to a seating area and served a taster of 12 coffees and teas! Vanilla coffee, coconut coffee, Balinese coffee, mocaccino, hot chocolate, saffron tea, mangosteen tea, rosehip tea, lemongrass tea, ginseng coffee, red rice tea and ginger tea.
I did pay 50,000 Rupiah for the Kopi Luwak coffee (about 5USD)
It tasted like a great cup of coffee, but Balinese style is to put a ton of powder in coffee and let the powder settle which ...
... fish and they eat the dead skin off of your feet. It was quite an experience, it was very tickly at first but then it was ok. I did that for twenty minutes and could feel a difference after. Twenty minutes was around eight dollars.
Since it was getting a little late we had Wayan pick us up and we stopped at the Coco's Supermarket then we headed back to our villa to relax and sleep.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service