Bali Samadhi Spa
Who was once in Bali, knows why it's called the island fo the gods.
Temples are found everywhere demonstrating
Religion is daily live and social structure of Balinese.
Bali Agama (indigenous religion) is flavoured
by Indian Hinduismus.
Bali is a mountaines islands, framed by black sand
beaches in the north and
wider white sand beaches in the south.
The spectacular beauty of Bali is found in a myried
of setings; from it's
majestic volcanoes and descending
verdent rainforrests which mallows into
fruitile rice terrasses.
Located 8° south of the equator Bali streches
87 miles (east-west) to
50 miles (north-south).
Rain season with short and hard rain falls mostly
during the afternoon is
from december till march.
The temperature during a year is between
26°C and 32°C (79°F -
The temperature in the mountains is more cool .
There is mostly a sea breeze at the beach.
Time difference to middle europe is 6 hours in summer and 7 hours in winter.
Some practical information
You should have the money for your visa ready in US$ (€).
When you leave the airport, on your right side, there is an office
for taxis. If you are not picked up, you can order a taxi here.
A little farther (also on the right) you will see an automated
teller machine (ATM).
Here you can draw IDR's with an EC-card
(max. 1.000.000 per business transaction) .
Basically, you can get money at cash dispensers in the cities,
using an EC-card. In almost all banks you will find
ATM's. In Lovina, there is one on the main street.
A small house on the right (facing west).
If you are doing your vacation in the north, you will have to take
into account the following costs.
For lunch / dinner at a restaurant you will reckon with prices
from 2,50 to 6,00 € and more
small beer starting at 1 €, large beer at 2 €
Coca Cola, Fanta, Sprite, from 1 €
fresh fruit juices from 1,20 €
Motorcycle rentals starting at approx. 3,50 € / per day (international
driving licence is required)
Car rentals starting at approx.15 € / per day (international driving
licence is required) .
We recommend to take a car with driver.
Tours with a driver, depending on vehicle and the number of days
starting at 25 € / vehicle (4 persons at the most) /trip.
Try out the warungs as well.
Here you can get local meals starting at 0,90€
sometimes they are even cheaper.
The quality and taste may even be better than
what you get at a restaurant.
Usually, there is Nasi Campur.
A portion of rice with different kinds of small pieces of
meat and fish,tofu or tempe, some vegetables,
a small soup.
You should simply point to what you would like,
the price depends on the size of the portion.
After 1:00 PM it is often sold out here, in the evening
they may even cook a second time.
There is Babi Guling (grilled pork), here it is more or less
clear what you will be getting and it will cost a little
more (starting at 1 €).
Prices for fruit depend on the situation at the market / for that partucular
Here the price is determined by supply and demand.
This means that shortly before large festivals the fruit prices could
rise by 300% or more.
Bananas (different varieties) per piece, starting at about 0,1€
Mango 1 kg from 0,80€ (season starting at Oct.)
Papaya depending on the size starting at 0,60 € / per piece
Watermelons per kg about 1,10 €
Pineapple / per piece, starting at 0,50€
Apples and pears are imported goods and comparably expensive.
Milk products are imported goods (New Zealand / Australia) and
the prices can be as expected.
Upon departure you will have to pay an airport tax of 150.000 IDR.
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