Yoga Teacher Training in Ubud

September 18, 2013

Visitors looking for things to do in Bali can’t help but notice the astonishing variety of yoga studios, many of whom specialize in teacher training. Bali has become a yoga mecca, and yoginis who are interested in deepening their practice through yoga teacher training need look no farther than Ubud and our centrally located Bali [...]

Healing in Bali

August 29, 2013

The healing properties of our island were made famous in the movie “Eat, Pray, Love”. If you are looking for things to do in Bali, consider designing your own healing program to experience in the comfort of our Bali luxury villa, incorporating whatever modalities speak to you, from herbs to acupuncture to Ayurvedic medicine, and [...]

Enjoying the Local Bounty in Bali

July 31, 2013

Those who follow raw, vegan, and organic diets will find Bali, and Ubud in particular, to be a foodie paradise. There are many restaurants that specialize in organic and vegan foods. If you are looking for things to do in Bali, eating at one of the many restaurants that source local and organic produce is [...]

Creating Works of Art in Glass or Silver on Your Bali Holiday

July 8, 2013

Bali is known worldwide for its art and design, and we are lucky to have several distinguished artists who practice as well as teach near our Bali villa. If you are looking for things to do in Bali during your stay at our Bali luxury villa, you might consider a class in silversmithing or glassblowing. [...]

The Naturally Beautiful Interior of Our Bali Villa

June 5, 2013

Our Bali luxury villa is furnished with materials from the natural environment – a variety of local stones, including granite and andesit, and locally sourced, sustainable wood from bamboo and coconut trees. These materials require more maintenance than some other man-made substances, but we think that the beautiful, non-toxic environment they create for our guests [...]

Celebrating Galungan at Villa di Abing

May 23, 2013

If you are interested in traveling to Bali to observe Balinese culture and religion, Galungan is an ideal time to visit. Of all the Bali holidays, Galungan is the most festive. Everyone participates, and all of Ubud (and especially our Bali villa!) is decorated beautifully. The temple is draped in colorful ceremonial cloths for the [...]

Galungan and Kuningan in Bali

March 28, 2013

Galungan, the most important of the Bali holidays, is an ideal time for a Bali vacation. Galungan lasts for over a week, and culminates on Kuningan, the final ceremonial day. The Balinese believe that their ancestors and gods return to earth for Galungan, and depart on Kuningan. It is impossible to ignore the preparations for [...]

Yoga at the BaliSpirit Festival

March 13, 2013

Looking for things to do in Bali? Consider planning a stay at our Bali villa that coincides with the BaliSpirit festival in Ubud, happening this year March 20-24. A “spiritually charged event that celebrates the synergy of global cultural collaboration through wellness and the arts”, the BaliSpirit Festival is like nothing else. Yoga enthusiasts will [...]

Celebrating Balinese New Year

February 26, 2013

For those who would like their Bali vacation to include an education in Balinese culture and a day devoted to their own spiritual growth, Nyepi is a great time to visit. The Balinese devote a full 24 hours on Nyepi or “Day of Silence” to meditation and prayer. Everything closes (even the airport), and people [...]

Yoga in Ubud

February 13, 2013

Bali is a dynamic spiritual center, host to a number of retreat centers, holistic wellness education programs, and a thriving yoga community. If you are looking for healthy, spiritually centered things to do in Bali, you can’t go wrong with a yoga class or two, or even yoga teacher training certification. There are so many [...]