Puri Ratih Bali
Travel Blogs from Bali
... giving the kindergarten students a head start on their English education they have a better chance of succeeding in primary school and later developing the skills to be fluent in a third language. The kids love singing, dancing and herding us volunteers into a small, wooden playhouse to be tickled and played with. Their smiles and pleading eyes are impossible to resist, and our arms are always sore from the never ending game of carrying them in turns ...
... m told.
We arrived in Ubud and headed to our hotel for the next 2 days. Ubud is a town full of Yoga shops mostly plus a few craft shops and art galleries surrounded by rice paddies. After a relaxing afternoon recharging our batteries we headed out for a walk around town and some tea/people watching. The next day after breakfast we decided to have a walk to Agung Rai gallery for a bit of culture. The gallery is set in some stunning gardens (enjoyed these more ...
... just out and to the right of Padang Bai; it has a very unassuming appearance and is essentially a white sand slope and bottom with small scattered bits of reef and coral, some had been trashed by the submarine when. We saw Blue spotted rays, nudibranchs, scorpionfish, and moray eels.
Visibility was fair between 15-20 meters and there was a small current with weird thermo climes with some very cold spots. (Normal temperature was 85 degrees ...
... Canggu, further north up the west coast, for the great surf at Echo Beach. We stayed in a new high-rise hotel with pod-sized bedrooms +en suite… it is really quite upsetting seeing small coastal villages evolve in to tourist traps, with hotels obscuring local sea views and rice fields being removed to form foundations. This was very apparent in Canggu as it’s a relatively new find on the tourist front, with new hotels under construction and scanty remnants of ...
... for 200,000 rupiahs, or about £10! Meanwhile, while Vin goes back to the hotel to sort out a few things that need to be done for the next part of the trip. We go out later that night for a spot of food and a beer, but we’ve got an early start tomorrow so we head back before too long.
The next morning is pretty early for us. We look out the window and we’re fairly pleased that the sky isn’t as grey and heavy as it has been for the ...
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
703 East Main Street and 301 East Main S, Hogansville | B&Bfrom $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
Jalan 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
1 Jalan Melasti, Legian | 4 star hotelfrom $140