Editor's Faves: Villas, stores, yoga, health & sun

September 17, 2015 Narelle Craig
Things to do in Bali

Another fabulous Friday in Bali, another long list of things to love.  And by love we mean things to do, buy, drink, eat, stretch, see and love.  Here’s our list of what we’re loving a whole lot right now in paradise.  Keep having fun in Bali!

Full Moon Yoga, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

This island loves a full moon like few others, given its a sacred day in Bali when Balinese-Hindus honour ancestral gods and thank them for their protection with offerings and ceremonies across the island.  So cheers to Ubud’s healthy and well-being mecca Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan who have introduced Full Moon Yoga to Bali – a dramatically beautiful location on the banks of the sacred Ayung River.

Full Moon ‘Purnama’ Yoga is a first for the island, and it’s a spectacular river-edge setting, under the glow of the full moon and twinkling stars. Moon Salutations begin at 7.30pm on each full moon: 28 September, 27 October, 26 November, and 25 December (Christmas Day indeed). Sessions are complimentary for in-house guests of the Four Seasons Resorts Bali, non guests are welcome at a rate of Rp300,000++ per person.

Things to do in Bali

Yes please – this is home for the weekend thanks very much Good Living Asia

Luxe villas at up to 40% off, Good Living Asia

Who doesn’t love a good deal, and when it’s a designer deal – i.e. Bali’s best villas – it’s our duty to share.  Contact Good Living Asia to get a fabulous, last minute rate on a large range of villas across Bali and Lombok – they look after the best villas in Bali.  Up to 40% off.  For every booking made (for more than 4 nights) before the end of September, Good Living Asia will include 2 x 2hr passes at The Garden Kids Club for the little ones (massage time – yes) and 2 x 1hr massages in-villa treatment for you!
Things to do in Bali

Cheers to Happy Kombucha, Bali’s hippest drink of the moment

Happy Kombucha Secret Lab

Forget Happy Little Vegemites, when in Bali it’s about Happy Kombucha.  How much goodness can one get in one glass?  Kombucha is rich in health promoting vitamins, enzymes and acids.  Regular consumption boosts immunity and increases energy while aiding the liver to detox (you can’t be on holidays every day, can you?), rehydrate the body and reduce wrinkles.  So now Happy Kombucha harmonizes your body and now pleases the tastebuds, with their divine range of gourmet flavours.  Support these legends by popping into ODD (one of Canggu’s new, coolest stores and cafe), everyone’s ultimate local cafe Watercress or Milk & Madu, or Samadi’s famous Sunday markets.   Find out more about Happy Kombucha here.
Things to do in Bali:  Kim Soo

You won’t be sorry to visit this gorgeous new homewares store in Seminyak

Kim Soo, a new homewares mecca

Fellow homewares addicts, listen in.  Kim Soo, located down from Sea Circus opposite The Seminyak/The Legian, is a wonderful world of wow.  Exotic treasures live here, a world of fabulous & luxurious interiors.  Cushions, lights, furniture, soft furnishings, art, wall hangings, feature statement pieces, marble kitchen essentials, fashion – you’ll be buying a Bali villa in your head, just to fill it up with beauties from this store.
Kim Soo Interiors, Jalan Kayu Aya No.21, Seminyak, p. +61 (0)821 4578 043.
Things to do in Bali

Hang for the day at the W’s glamarama pool, now you can access without having to stay in the hotel

Woobar by Day, new W Hotel pool access

Thank you W Hotel Seminyak and Woobar, for allowing us to jam our Instafeed with glam pool selfies – now even when not staying in the luxe hotel.  Soak up the sun with their complimentary pool access program just launched, Woobar by Day.  Lounge in those luxuriously plush day beds and indulge in tapas, cocktails, sunshine and beats from daytime to nighttime.  Relax with a complimentary cool mocktail to start the day, and move on to the real thing when the clock strikes 12.  Woobar by Day.

Things to do in Bali

HALF. PRICE. This weekend. What are you waiting for! Get into Milk the Goat in Canggu

Milk the Goat sale, 50% off this weekend

 If it’s not enough we’ve just rounded up almost double figures of hip new retail stores that have popped up in the ‘Gu, now one of them Milk the Goat is offering 50% off all merchandise this weekend to celebrate their opening.  This store is the bomb, of the cool fashionista variety.   Cool threads, swimwear, summer wardrobe essentials.  It’s all glam and gorgeous.  But again, did we say it’s 50% OFF!
Milk the Goat, Jalan Pura Batu Mejan (just up from Deus on the way to Echo Beach), Canggu p.  +62 (0) 812 4676 2798.
Things to do in Bali

W Bali’s second Silent Disco takes their iconic partying reputation to a new level

Shhhh, partying quietly in progress:  W Bali’s Silent Disco

Get into a party change of pace at W Bali’s second Silent Disco, Saturday 19th September, 9pm-3am on Woobar’s upstairs deck.  Our friends at Secret Bali Life – the music gurus on the island –  shared some deets and we’ll all be there:  DJ’s on the night are DJ Crip from Jakarta playing the very best Hip-Hop and urban beats, DJ Kulki also from Jakarta who will be playing Disco and Nu-Disco while the W’s very own Launa Fenn over the W Guangzhou will be on Deep House duties for the evening.   Find out more at Secret Bali Life.
Until next time, keep loving and respecting Bali,
Narelle

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