Coastal Cleanup – 16th September 2017

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Every year thousands of tons of garbage winds up in the oceans, with 60% of that being composed of plastic material. Plastics especially last a very long time in the ocean, and are in such abundance that there are 46,000 individual pieces of plastic litter for every square mile of ocean. Plastics are very hazardous to marine life, killing more than a million birds and over 100,000 seals, turtles, and whales, and an immense number of fish in our ocean. Coastal Cleanup Day encourages us to get out to our beaches and help to limit this problem by cleaning up the garbage that has washed up on shore, and that left by visitors every day. Continue reading

WATERBOM BALI

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Waterbom Bali is where you can enjoy a full wet day out with family and friends, through numerous waterslides, rides and playful games. This island’s premier water park is just across the road from the Discovery Kartika Plaza and Discovery Shopping Mall in south Kuta, and has grown to feature 17 exciting slides and water games for all ages since its inception in 1993. The park covers 3.8Ha of tropical gardens and pools, as well as a complete host of dining and leisure facilities. Waterbom Bali comprises numerous choices of slides that will keep you and your family occupied for a whole day. These include easy-going pools with mini slides to large scale adrenaline-pumping rides that start from significant heights. Services and facilities are top of its class, making it a must-do highlight for families while in Bali. Continue reading

MERDEKA CHALLENGE GOLF TOURNAMENT 2017

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Located on Bali’s southern shore in the Pecatu compound at Dreamland Beach is one of Bali’s finest and most spectacular golf courses; New Kuta Golf. Carved out of harsh limestone between the brilliant white cliffs and the blue waters of the Indian Ocean, New Kuta Golf ranks among Asia’s most spectacular.

New Kuta was awarded as the Best New International Course by Links Magazine 2008 and 10th Best Course in Indonesia by Golf Digest in 2009. That same year the Asian Tour Indonesian Open was held at New Kuta. Continue reading

8TH BALI OCEAN SWIM

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Once again Bali Garden Beach Resort is proud to sponsor and provide the venue for the 8th Bali Ocean Swim event at Kuta Beach, which was held on Sunday, 02 July 2017. The charity raises money for BSF to fund their swimming programs for people with disabilities in Bali.

All the swimmers are coming from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Philippines and many more who competed in excellent conditions.  Overall around 90 swimmers registered to compete over 3 distances – 1.2K, 5K and the premier event 10k.  The 1.2K and 5K swim has 3 categories (Junior, Adult and Masters) and the 10K event was an open event. Also one of our valued repeater guests Sherri Beardman joined the 1.2K race and won the master category. This event was supporting by Balawista Lifeguards who set the course and provided the support and supervision for the swimmers throughout the event. Continue reading

Tanah Lot Art and Food Festival 2017

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Tanah Lot Destination in Beraban Village, Kediri District, Tabanan Regency, Bali, will be held Tanah Lot Art and Festival on 7 to 9 July, 2017.

Tanah Lot Art and Food Festival, carried out in an effort to maintain and preserve the arts and culture of Bali, especially in Tabanan regency. And raised the potential of existing art in 23 custom villages in Kediri, District, Which will certainly affect the level of visits Foreign tourists to Tanah Lot as World Class Tourism Destination. Continue reading

MALINDO AIR LAUNCHES FLIGHT TO BRISBANE, VIA BALI

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malindo Air, CAPA 2016 Asia Pacific Regional Airline of the Year, launched its daily flight yesterday from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Brisbane International Airport, via Denpasar in Bali.

The daily service marks the airline’s second destination in Australia, after Perth, in its expanding international network.

Promotional fares for one-way tickets on this new KUL-Brisbane route start from RM1,049 for Economy Class and RM2,369 for Business Class, all inclusive of perks such as free baggage allowance, in-flight entertainment, and meals. Continue reading

THE FIRST NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS DAY

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In recent years, Indonesian government pays more attention in some disasters that occurred in Indonesia. Some ways has been being done by the government. Verification of Disaster Preparedness has been doing by the government as one of the ways to be ready for the disasters. Bali Garden Beach Resort was also had turn to be verified on November 2016. The result was Gold Certificate for the Verification of Disaster Preparedness. The second way was the government set the date of Disaster preparedness on 26th April 2017 which was the first National Disaster Preparedness Day in Indonesia. Continue reading

BALINESE CULTURE, LANDSCAPE HIGHLIGHTED AT BALI ARTISTS CAMP

Impressions of some of Bali’s most important archaeological sites, the 11th century Gunung Kawi temple in Tampaksiring, and the stone reliefs at Yeh Pulu in Bedulu, along with dramatic landscapes depictions from remote East Bali, went on display at the Bali Artists Camp 2016 Exhibition.

Open from April 8 at the Made Budhiana Gallery, Ubud, featuring more than 30 paintings, sketches, and installations by local and foreign artists, the exhibition marks the fifth year of Bali and Eastern Indonesia’s engagement with the Northern Territory of Australia.

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An art and cultural engagement initiative that began in 2012, the Bali Artists Camp’s vision evolves around engagement with the landscape, nature and the rich Balinese culture. The event brings together artists from Bali and Indonesia, with their counterparts from Australia, and other foreign countries, to visit inspiring sites throughout Bali, to work on location in a visual art and cross-cultural exchange exercise. Continue reading