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  • Bloo Lagoon Eco Village, Padang Bai

    Bloo Lagoon Eco Village was our stop after Villa Asmara in Lovina. It was a fair bit of journey, but worth every minute. We took the coastal route from Lovina all the way to Padang Bai. It passes through marigold fields, rice paddies and of course gives beautiful views of the coastline. You must have […]

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  • Villa Asmara : A romantic paradise in North Bali

    The word ‘Asmara’ in Bahasa (the official language of Indonesia) means love and romance. We think Villa Asmara is rightfully named so, it is the most romantic place we have stayed in! We really felt like we were on a second honeymoon. Located in Dencarik (pronounced Dencharik) near Lovina in North Bali, Villa Asmara is […]

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  • Hillside Eden – a Balinese mountain getaway

    Our first experience of Balinese hospitality was the exclusive Hillside Eden in north-central Bali. Tucked away among dense tropical forests of this little visited part of the country, the sprawling 4-bedroom villa offers spectacular views of jungles, rice terraces and mountains. Located 2 hours from Ngurah Rai International Airport, the final few hundred meters of […]

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  • Ceilão Villas, Colombo

    When we entered Colombo, the first thing our driver told us to expect was traffic. Coming from Mumbai, one of the busiest cities in the world, we were not strangers to traffic. If you come from a smaller city or town, you might feel differently. We had two options – we could either stay on […]

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  • Mahagedara Retreat – Restore, Renew, Energize

    Mahagedara eco retreat is more than just accommodation, it is an experience. An unforgettable experience that will stay with you even after you leave the retreat. This rustic retreat hidden away in a small village near Sigiriya will make you feel like you have entered a whole different world altogether. Fair warning though, once you […]

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  • Underneath the Mango Tree – not your usual resort

    One must be very careful in using the term “resort” to describe Underneath the Mango Tree (UTMT). This boutique luxury hotel located in the tiny town of Dikwella (180 km from Colombo) is anything but your typical resort You realize this from the moment you enter the main lobby when you see the little shop […]

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  • Yala Luxury Treehouse

    A stay in a treehouse has been on our bucketlist since so long! Can’t believe we actually got around to it in Yala. Our first impression of the treehouse was it was really well built. It is built using a special tree which is unique to Sri Lanka. We reached Yala Luxury Treehouse around 5.30 […]