Puri Bagus Candidasa
Travel Blogs from Candidasa
... our journey went without a hitch. And I learnt that I can climb a ladder on a moving boat with a baby in a sling! Once we alighted the boat and gathered luggage/children we were faced with the horses and their carriages, and drivers. One driver asked for 100,000 to our resort. I had NO idea how much things were meant to cost around here so suggested 20,000. We got it for 50 (I secretly felt like I'd won!). Each horse is fitted with loads of little bells to alert you ...
Not much to add to what the Lonely Planet has to say about this slightly odd beach resort. Built in the 1990's to lure tourists away from the south, they fooolishly used the coral (unthinkable now) to help make concrete (it's all in the lime you know), which has led to fiercer tides and the beach all got washed away! They are now trying to rebuild the coral and coastline, but the results are a long way off. This has resulted ...
... I had an entire row to myself. When I got to Bali, I had to recheck my bag for a flight to Lombok (an island about a 30 minute flight from Bali). There were issues checking my bag since the paper I had said that the baggage limit was 29 kg and the airline was trying to tell me that the limit was only 15 kg. They then wanted to charge me an exorbitant amount of rupiah for my bag being overweight. Because they could not produce a ...
... customers in a small bar with an amazing cover band which to our disappointment insisted on playing all western songs. After a request we managed to get some Balinese reggae out of them. Much better! A fire show followed along with sampling of the local spirit, 'Arak' made from coconut. Alex's oesophagus was set alight and so was the rest of the evening. We made friends with some Balinese people who were running the bar, a nice lad ...
... later we arrived in Lombok and headed to Senggigi with our taxi driver.
Our taxi driver was really friendly and answered all our questions about Lombok on the drive. The island is 95% Muslim so instead of the temples and offerings which we were used to on Bali, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service