CULTURE & ARTISAN
Uluwatu Temple & Kecak Dance
Perched at the edge of a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, one of Bali’s most dramatic cultural performances comes to life at sunset at Uluwatu Temple. Starting daily at 6pm, experience a Balinese male chorus as they chant in unified rhythm. This mystical temple was built in the 11th century and rises 100 metres above the sea.
Ubud and Mambal – Bambu Indah, Green School, John Hardy
Explore the world of bamboo along the bewitching river banks south of Ubud. Charming architectural styles from across the archipelago can be seen at Bambu Indah, a discreet boutique resort overlooking the Ayung River. Take a peek behind the scenes at the world’s greenest school, Green School, the original vision of former jeweller and Green School co-founder, John Hardy. The John Hardy jewellery collection is still produced in Hardy’s nearby bamboo factory, where you will see the inspiration for the designer’s fascination with bamboo.
Built in the 16th-century, along the black sands of Bali’s rugged south western coastline, Tanah Lot is the island’s most famous water temple. Emerging from sapphire blue seas, the famous temple is built directly on a distinctive rock formation that should be accessed at low tide. Tanah Lot is a truly mystical venue to celebrate another glorious sunset in paradise, and offers truly exquisite photo opportunities for your holiday album.