The New Year Spirit with Villa di Abing

January 23, 2015

The end of the holiday season can be a time of mixed emotions: missing the feeling of joyful spirit while embracing the promise of a new year. How will you grow in 2015 and what changes can you make to honor your self and your own spirit? March is an exciting time in Ubud, Bali […]

Celebrating Galungan at Villa di Abing

November 14, 2014

It is time, again, to celebrate Galungan at Villa di Abing. Galungan is an ideal time to visit Bali if you are interested in observing Bali’s religion and rich culture. The festivities of Galungan are the most notable in Bali. All of Ubud participates in this special holiday celebrating the return of our ancestors and […]

On November 22 visitors will be blessed with the observance of Tumpek Uduh

November 6, 2014

Travelers to Bali cannot help but notice the reverence for traditions grounded in their many holidays that take pace throughout the year. While they have adopted the Gregorian calendar for business, their traditional holiday calendar is alive and well. As a visitor to Villa Di Abing, you will have the meaningful opportunity to observe such […]

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 […]