Puri Ratih Bali
Travel Blogs from Bali
... we'd been advised to leave sunglasses, hats, earrings and anything that was not needed, in the car - apparently the monkeys had a nasty habit of nicking things off people, including their slip slops and we witnessed their agility as the bounced around like they were on horizontal land. Madness.
We made our way to the stage area and were seated on the right hand side, with 20 minutes to go, we all sat and watched the sunset with the temple our right ...
After both our Christmas and new year accommodation got cancelled last minute we decided to **** Thailand off (for now) and instead dreamt up a new plan... Indonesia! We flew from Phnom Penh to Bali (via Kuala Lumpur). We arrived pretty late on so decided just to stay in a hotel near the airport for the night. The next day we took a minibus North to Lovina Beach. This should have taken around 3-4 hours but due to a combination of bad weather and bad driving took nearly ...
... sarongs. Jack learned a lesson about leaving his flip flops on the beach. He got a new pair in the market.
Our housekeeper and cook team, Douie and Kadek, are taking very good care of us.
We spent the evening watching National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. I have just realized that this will be my first Christmas in years where I haven't watched It's A Wonderful Life on Christmas Eve. Oh well, some ...
... to go exploring and found a dive shop one block north and across the street. It is owned by an expatriate from the Netherlands who is married to a Balinese woman. Feeling favorably impressed we committed to diving with “Bubbles Dive Center” tomorrow.
October 23, 2014
We had a quick breakfast and headed for Bali Bubbles Dive Center. We were surprised to discover the two of us were going diving with the owner. We ...
... around more familiar sights as opposed to the one being shown Africa. Bali is Bali, everyone has their own experience and you take the good with the bad, but still it is beautiful and in what seems an impossibility the traffic appears to have gotten even more crazy. We caught up with my good friends Jim and Cyn Matan from Margaret River and as Jim had also lived a lot in Indonesia and particularly Bali he was as always a good ...
Other places to stay in Bali
Kawasan Wisata Nusa Dua, Nusa Dua | 5 star hotelfrom $176
- Not for me thanks
- Very disappointed
Jalan Pantai, Kuta | 3 star hotelfrom $166
- Very ordinary, but had some good points.....
- Wonderful holiday place
Jl. Danau Tamblingan P.O. Box 3279, Sanur | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Jl. Werkudara, Legian | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Jalan Pantai Mengiat, Nusa Dua | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Upgrade to The Ayodya Palace
- Can't wait to return
- Less than 5 Star Service!!
Golden/Lakewood, Sanur | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Jl. Padma no. 1, Legian | 5 star hotelfrom $183
- Check your bills !
- Nice hotel
- Concern over room allocation and club benefits
Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N 2, Nusa Dua | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- An oasis of calm and beauty
- Great spa and good for families too
Jalan Kartika Plaza, Kuta | 3 star hotelfrom $154
Jl. Kartika Plaza, Kuta | 5 star hotelfrom $99
Jln. Hang Tuah , Sanur | 4 star hotelfrom $58
Kawasan Pecatu Indah Resort, Uluwatu | 4 star hotelfrom $44
Jl Pantai Kuta 10x, Kuta | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Jl. Mertasari, Sanur | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Jalan Pantai Kuta, Kuta | 3 star hotelfrom $37
Jalan Kartika , Tuban | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Jl. Pantai Mengiat, BTDC Complex, Nusa Dua | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Westminster/Thornton, Seminyak | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Certainly no 5 stars !
- Great Hotel
Golden/Lakewood, Sanur | 2 star hotelfrom $144
- Loved the relaxed atmosphere of the Hotel
- Doesn't get better
- Brilliant hotel and staff
Kawasan Pariwasata, Nusa Dua | 5 star hotelfrom $486
Jl. Raya Seminyak 500, Seminyak | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Westminster/Thornton, Legian | 5 star hotelfrom $134
Jalan Pantai Kuta No.1, Kuta | 4 star hotelfrom $68
Jalan Legian No. 118, Denpasar, Kuta | 3 star hotelfrom $37
Gang Poppies 2 # 18, Kuta | 3 star hotelfrom $31
Jl. Melasti 1, Legian | 4 star hotelfrom $140