Saturday, January 31, 2009

Indah Manis Villa - Luxury Villa in Pecatu Bali

Indah Manis Resorts in a spectacular location near Pecatu in ‘The Bukit’ – Bali’s southern peninsula. Surrounded by forest and rural scenes, Villa Indah Manis commands breathtaking views to the Indian Ocean and all the way up the west coast past Jimbaran, the airport, Kuta and Canggu, and inland to the heights of Bedugul. On a clear day, the awesome vista takes in Mt Batu Karu together with the volcanoes of East Java. The Bukit area boasts some of the most idyllic beaches in Bali, including Balangan, Dreamland, Bingin and Padang Padang. These hidden, white sandy coves are great for both surfers and non-surfers alike.

Villa Indah Manis boasts a dining service with a wonderful array of international dishes. Many Western meals are available, but we recommend you to try some of the local Balinese dishes for a unique cultural experience! Please click here for sample menu.
Dinner parties and small functions can all catered within the villa for group of maximum 14 guests – please ask the chef or manager for more details at any time of the day, whether you are requesting breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snacks. Please consult Events Section for weddings and other celebrations.
Special Requests & Dietary Requirements
Should you have a request for a dish not on the menu, or a special dietary requirement, please feel free to ask the chef, who will strive to comply with all of your wishes.
Large Dining Groups
If you have a large group it is advisable that the group dines on the same dish or that you order several dishes to be shared. Please allow at least one day’s notice, and feel free to discuss any requirements with the chef or Villa Manager. Also consult Events Section.
Using the kitchen
If you prefer to do your own cooking, please do not hesitate to make use of the kitchen facilities yourself. We can help you with your shopping during your stay. A small fee will be charged.
Villa Indah Manis has a temperature controlled stock of soft drinks, beers, spirits, wines and champagnes. All beverages are charged per drink that you order, except for wine which is charged per bottle. Please also ask the staff if you have any special beverage orders and they will accommodate your needs. Special items that need to be purchased separately will be purchased and billed to you at cost plus 30%. Please click here for sample wine and cocktail menus.

Facility :
* Private pool with lounge chairs
* Complete spa facility with a Jacuzzi (at Indah Manis)
* Laundry facility provided and dry-clean is available upon request
* Car & drivers can be arranged upon request
* Generator backup in case of power failure
* BBQ facility
* Fitness Room (at Indah Manis)
* Spa (at Indah Manis)
* Guest Study (at Indah Manis)
* Billiards Table (at Indah Manis)
* 24-hour security
* 12 full-time staff and one full-time manager
* Broadband internet facility (WiFi)
* Children-friendly villa :
o Babysitters available upon requests
o Library of children’s videos and DVDs
o Children’s books, toys and games
* Satellite TV, VCD, DVD and stereo set with CD player
* Video/VCD/DVD and book library
* Board games
* Darts and bocce balls (at Indah Manis)

Indah Manis Official Site

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Bulgari Hotels & Resorts - A Luxury Hotel in Pecatu Bali

Set atop a plateau overlooking the Indian Ocean, this resort is on the southern tip of Jimbaran Peninsula, near the Temple of Uluwatu. Traditional architecture and contemporary design combine for a meditative setting; facilities include a spa center, large outdoor pool, and restaurants. The 59 freestanding villas, all with terraces and ocean views, include plunge pools, open-air pavilions, and antique Balinese art.
Scheduled to open in October 2006, this resort features a blend of traditional Balinese architecture and contemporary design. It is perched atop a plateau overlooking the Indian Ocean on the southern tip of the Jimbaran Peninsula, near the Temple of Uluwatu. The combination of indigenous stone, native wood finishes, and overall design creates an open and airy yet meditative setting. Two on-site stores, one selling Bulgari-brand items, are handy for gifts and souvenirs.

A complimentary breakfast is served daily.
Il Ristorante - Contemporary interpretations of classic Italian dishes. Dinner only. Formal. Views of the ocean, swimming pool, and adjoining ornamental lake.
Sangkar - Contemporary Asian and Indonesian cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Informal. Views of the ocean, swimming pool, and adjoining lake.
The Bar - A variety of beverages served at the cliffside bar. Ocean views, adjacent to swimming pool.

The oceanfront spa’s main pavilion is an antique hand-carved joglo house from Java that was dismantled, relocated, and reassembled at the resort. The spa provides beauty and healing treatments, an outdoor pool, an open-air relaxation area, a yoga pavilion, hot and cold plunge pools, and two private spa suites with outdoor gardens. The resort also offers fitness equipment and a sandy, private beach.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site; fees may apply.
* Swimming
* Scuba diving
* Snorkeling
* Yoga classes/instruction
* Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
* Fishing

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Balinese Celebration and Sacred Day on 2009

Some people that come to my blog was search about Bali Sacred Day in 2009. But unfortunately I didn't publish it yet. OK here we go, this is the list of most important Bali Sacred Day at 2009.

January 3rd 2009 - Saraswati
January 7th, 2009 - Pagerwesi
January 24th, 2009 - Siwaratri / Ciwaratri

February 21th, 2009 - Tumpek Uduh/ Pengatag

March 17th, 2009 - Penampahan Galungan
March 18th, 2009 - Galungan
March 19th, 2009 - Manis Galungan
March 26th, 2009 - Ngerupuk (Ogoh-Ogoh festival)
March 26th, 2009 - Nyepi
March 27th, 2009 - Ngembak Geni
March 28th, 2009 - Kuningan

April 7th, 2009 - Celebration at Goa Lawah and Andakasa Temple
April 22nd, 2009 - Celebration at Silayukti Temple

May and June seems didn't have any special celebration or sacred day.

July 11th, 2009 - Tumpek Wayang

August 1st, 2008 - Saraswati
August 5th, 2008 - Pagerwesi

September seems didn't have any special celebration or sacred day.

October 13th , 2009 - Penampahan Galungan
October 14th , 2009 - Galungan
October 15th , 2009 - Manis Galungan
October 124th , 2009 - Kuningan

November 3th, 2009 - Celebration at Goa Lawah and Andakasa Temple
November 18th, 2009 - Celebration at Silayukti Temple

December seems didn't have special sacred day as well.

But, although some of month didn't have a special sacred day, but a celebration in certain temple was different. Actually every week there are certain temple that celebrate it's celebration. Hope this information help for tourist who will visit Bali at some sacred day to see the Balinese true Culture.