Another week, another seven days of so many things to love on this island paradise! From hip new threads to gold leaf facials, jungle pool clubs and travelling in style across the island, here’s a few of our Editor’s favourite things to check out this (or any!) week in Bali.
New threads, Seminyak & Everywhere
We’re always in the market for fab new summer gear and one of our favourites, Bali Boat Shed, is making island retail therapy simply irresistible this week. BBS have a double whammy – as if launching their new BBS 2015 summer collection isn’t already enough excitement. They’re also launching their new, online store today from 5pm today (26th August) as well! So… why so cool? Their ‘Kid shirt in Flamingo print’ is a fave best seller and ladies can stock up on the cherrylicious print in dresses and more, or the exclusive collaboration of Mister Zimi X Bali Boat Shed dresses (above – which are also on sale, online).
Bali Boat Shed, Corner of Jalan Kayu Aya and Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak Bali.
Retail therapy, Seminyak
And right next door to BBS is two more fashionista must-dos. Mister Zimi, located either side of The Sheds, is on sale! The Dua store (opposite Motel Mexicola) has all reduced all pieces from their Birds of Paradise collection (as pictured, above), starting at $35AUD. And their Satu store (on the other side) is also on sale with Mini Zimi prices starting at $8AUD. Crazy-good.
Mister Zimi Satu, Jalan Kayu Aya No. 22, Seminyak; Mister Zimi Dua, Jalan Kayu Jati No. 8X, Seminyak, Open seven days, 9am-9pm.
Island hopping-around and handling Bali’s high-season traffic is a whole lot easier now Uber has come to town, hurrah! They’re transforming Bali’s transport scene as they have everywhere else around the world, with loads of drivers across the island, cheaper-than-Bluebird prices and that extra level of safety and professionalism. And if you haven’t used Uber yet, it’s your lucky day! Download the app and enter this exclusive code HONEYRIDES to get your first trip free! (up to IDR 100,000)… You’re so welcome!
Goldust Facial, Canggu
We know first-hand that all the fabulous sun, humidity and socialising can take the island glow from our skin after a wee while (first-world problem, we know), so we’re currently road-testing Bali’s best facials to bring you a feature soon on Bali’s best spa and beauty treatments. So within this heavy duty research, we’ve uncovered an island-favourite – the 24K Gold Facial at Goldust, Canggu. It’s a divine, decadent 1.5hrs of bliss, and doesn’t every woman deserve to have their princess status updated to Queen for a day – but in the modern way, swapping tiaras for this golden experience that makes your skin glow for weeks.
Goldust Beauty Lounge, 66 Jalan Batu Bolong, Canggu Bali, p. +62 811 383 721. Open Mon-Sun 9am-6pm.
Jungle Fish, Ubud
Wine, dine and swim.. all in the jungle. Ubud’s moved firmly into the glamarama stakes with the opening this season of Jungle Fish Restaurant and Pool Bar, a stunning pool club and open-air split-level Mediterranean restaurant precariously perched into the side of a mountain overlooking the Osh River Valley. Delicious bites and drinks, with a view that is Ubud on a postcard – relaxation royalty in every direction. You’ll adore it.
Jungle Fish, Jalan Raya Sebali, Ubud, p. +62 (0)361 898 9104. Restaurant hours, 7.30am 10pm, Swimming pool is open 9am–8pm.
Until next time, keep loving and respecting Bali!