Thursday, September 5, 2013

1st Anniversary's Trip to Bali, Indonesia (August 2013)

Hello everyone,

Time passes so fast that we are already celebrating our 1st anniversary. Since both of us share the same interest which is traveling, hence, we decided to celebrate our 1st anniversary at a luxurious hotel yet affordable where we will be spending most of our time there.

We chose Bali, Indonesia for a 3D2N trip as it is near and there are 1,700 hotels to choose from. We wanted to stay in a villa with a private pool. After a few days of research, we decided to stay at La Villais Exclusive Villa and Spa in Seminyak. We booked via The price per night for a single bedroom is around USD200-300 depending on how early you book it.  

There are a few places famous in Bali. If you want entertainment and shopping right next to you, you may choose Kuta or Legian. If you want a quieter area but not too far from entertainment, you may choose Seminyak.
The villa is about 20 minute drive from Ngurah Rai Airport. It has 26 rooms only. Hence, you will have a lot of privacy. 
The villa was having a renovation, so they built an alternative entrance at the back. The villa gave us a welcome drink which was a guava juice. Nice! We felt so welcoming.
The private pool is provided with a gazebo. The living room, dining area and the kitchen is outdoor.
The dining area and kitchen.
The living room.
The bedroom.
The bathroom. 1 word, spacious.
The view from the bedroom.
The villa.
The coffee house where we had our breakfast. The food was ok but maybe the villa management may want to add more varieties in the buffet menu.
The pathway to the villas.
If you don't feel like walking, you may call for a buggy service. It will come in no time. Our villa was at the end so we always used the buggy.

The housekeeping will come and spray the mosquito repellent every evening and leave this on your bed.

The view in front of the villa, a mini paddy field.
The villa is near to Seminyak Square, where all the shops and restaurants are at. It's about a 10 minute walk. So you will not have any difficulties to find food nearby.

The Ulin Villa and Spa looks so nice in my opinion. It's double the price of La Villais Exclusive. Perhaps our next visit?

Other villas you may want to consider:

Maya Sayang Villa

Villa Penelopy 

Mutiara Bali Villa

Chez Bali Villa 


Bli Bli Villa & Spa
Wait for my next entry on the places we visited when we were in Bali. We only went to a few places as we wanted to spend most of our time in the villa.


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