Travel Blogs from Seminyak
... and lunch there and in turn, we got to use the brand new 4* facilities. They were building posh bungalows at the back so I'm sure it was a case of being there at the right time to use it all for free. It was paradise.
Although Shane's chest had got a bit better, it still wasn't right so we left after three nights to get back to the mainland. There are no ATMS on the island yet so we were running out of money ...
... down to the wreck and one along the coral garden. The dive schools had sunk a decorated christmas tree down at the wreck to make it a bit more festive, genius. Goodness knows what the fish thought. No photos of the dives, sorry guys, I really do need to buy an underwater camera.
At lunchtime on New Year's Eve Ketut whisked me back to Seminyak where I awaited the ...
... and potions they gave us and could really get used to all this swanky stuff! That night we went to one of the restaurants called Starfish Bloo. The food here is pan Asian and set on the pool/beachside. We were waited on hand and foot and treated ourselves to a few cocktails, Jess had a lamb shank massamam curry and Emma had braised asian beef and the food was amazing! After a few more cocktails we headed back to the room and fell blissfully asleep! ...
... lesson! The girls were very well behaved- the boys were bright but so giddy. It was a real culture shock for me- the heat, lack of resources, these children- so keen to learn and eager to please. On Tuesday, numbers in the classroom had somewhat diminished.. We had 12!! We were reassured that this was because of a ceremony or an after school activity and not becasue they hated us. After singin many mannyyyy songs with them ...
... fans and lights from the restaurant (that closed at 5PM for tax reasons).
This didn’t help out with the issue any, so next I unplugged our fridge and TV. This still didn’t help and by midnight Lisa was fed-up with the situation and concerned that we would end up very hot without the AC. The fan in our room was not operational, so without the AC this was a very valid concern. Lisa went to the staff and they asked her to move rooms. We then moved ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking