Ixora Resort & Villas
Travel Blogs from Seminyak
... a couple of the local scenic spots and had arranged to get a lift to Echo Beach. Ruth had checked it out on Lonely Planet and it seemed that it was a great surfing haunt but not a lot else in the area so we were going to pay a bit extra and have Nyoman pick us up again in an hour since taxis aren’t always readily available. However when we went to meet Nyoman he told us the villa van had a mechanical issue and had gone to be fixed so instead the villa would pay ...
... an eye out for holes in the pavement. Of the latter, there are some doozies here. Managed a decent length run in the end, though I think this may be the hottest and most humid spot yet. I'm certainly fighting shy of the 1pm runs I managed (at a push) in Japan. The evening started quietly, but Granny's hostel has a reputation as a place to meet people and so it was, as Canadian Dave, eh, gradually brought us all into the group via the medium of the beer bong. Around ...
... My favourite bit was the outside bathroom. Off our room was a private bathroom but it was outside and had no roof. No one could see you or anything but you were outside. It was pretty cool! The room had lots of channels too and we managed to cram in some American telly and a few films. Went to a lovely place for tea which cost us about £4 for 2 courses and a drink. ...
... are still brilliantly bad though and it keeps us very entertained, so much so that we have begun to do a quick scan for comic cock-ups even before we’ve chosen the drinks.
On the last day of this short trip we went dolphin watching. We got up very early and took a tiny boat way out to sea. I think we got there too early to be honest as the captain went to sleep and while he slept other boats arrived and shot off past us. When he finally woke up ...
... arrivals began with Jeremy, Mum, Dad, Chris and Allison and Adriaan. We were like children at Christmas, waiting on the steps of the hotel awaiting each and every arrival of our family and friends to emerge from the arriving taxis. In between friends arriving, we still had a list of jobs to achieve before the big day in a week's time. Being an overly organised person, I had pre booked our welcome dinner for our guests a year in advance. On the Sunday, I had a gut feeling ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking