New towels display

When the Housekeeping Department invited us to one of Bali Mandira’s Pool Club Villas “just to see something”, we thought it’s a regular check of the villa’s condition. We didn’t have any hunch about the surprise we were about to discover.

On the bed there was a real exhibition. The Housekeeping Department created a new towel display – a swan, a monkey, a rabbit, an elephant, a starfish. The new setup will be available from September on in selected rooms and in rooms of families with kids.

Mr. Obama is coming to Bali

The President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama will come back to Indonesia. If previously he had nostalgic to Jakarta, the next visit, he will tread in the island resort, Bali.

Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika said Obama will certainly attend the East Asia Summit to be held in Nusa Dua. ” President Obama will come to Bali in November 2011, ” said Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika, Obama has twice failed to come to Bali.

From Allvoices.com

Nyepi Day – March 23rd

Nyepi Day

March 23rd, Nyepi Day. The Island of the Gods will remain silent for 24 hours. Room service will be open for our guests until midnight. The menu will be limited.

Nyepi or in Balinese language mean sepi (Silent, quiet). This celebration is coming once a year based on Balinese calender (caka kalender).

Nyepi Day is the way of Balinese people celebrate or welcoming the New Year. This procession meaning is to make self introspection with yoga or meditation.

There are 4 things prohibited to do during the Nyepi day on 23 March 2012, 06 : 00 Am to 24 march 2012 , 06: 00 Am (24 Hours)

  • Not Working (the people who stay in Bali during this day is prohibited to work)
  • Not Traveling (people in Bali is not allowed going out from their houses or hotel)
  • Not party celebration (the people must keep the surrounding quite, no noise and no music)
  • Not turning on the lights (All the lights must be turned off during the night of Nyepi Day)

Exceptions:

  • The hotels which is accommodate the tourist are having dispensation to turn on the light during the night of Nepi Day, but will be limited
  • The Hospital is still open

Nyepi Day is coming every year, commonly held during March or April in each year, based on Balinese Calender.

Sate Promotion

When you’re on holiday every minute is very important, isn’t it? If so, you don’t wanna miss any sunny moment in order to have a perfect sun bath.

We know this and we thought you might like to have the lunch right on the sun-lounge chair. A mobile Celagi Restaurant unit is installed daily between 1 and 3 pm on the patio, next to the fish pond, cooking fresh sate. Chicken, beef and/or pork sate, according to your will, lontong (compressed rice), wedges, corn, fresh salad and a delicious peanut sauce.

Everything for only Rp. 45.000 net! Selamat makan!

The diver and the hammer

Daily life in Bali Mandira