Everyday Bali Magic

November 23, 2016

In Bali, a birth, death, wedding, Temple, coming-of-age and holiday are each reasons to celebrate. Nearly every day there is something happening which is commemorated in unique Balinese style with delicious food, exceptional clothing, song, dance and other noteworthy cultural traditions.  This past week, in the small village near Ubud of Tampaksiring was this Ngiring ceremony. Notice the proud adornments, food […]

A Tour of Villa Tirta Indah in Bali

November 12, 2016

Tampaksiring: Travel in Bali

June 29, 2016

So you want to visit Bali for some good rest and relaxation. The region of Tampaksiring is a perfect place to…admire local customs and cultures, as well as enjoy all that Bali has to offer, then don’t worry, there are still many activities and beautiful places to stay and to visit outside the city center.

What to do in Bali, The Ubud Monkey Forest

June 4, 2016

The monkey forest has become an international tourist destination which creates a place of peace and harmony for visitors.

Traveling Vegetarians eat well in Ubud, Bali

March 2, 2016

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates Are you a traveling vegetarian? At Villa Tirta Indah our personal onsite cook will consider your special diet when preparing traditional Balinese meals from the onsite Organic fruit tree and veggie garden. In addition, you are always welcome to harvest your own ingredients from […]

Bali’s annual Nyepi Celebration

February 12, 2016

With the arrival of Springtime in Bali also begins the Balinese New Year when the Ogoh Ogoh arrive. These are paper mache representations of the dark entities which the villagers banish as they run through the streets shouting and reeking noisy havoc! The resulting celebration is finalized with a burning ritual of the effigies. Then […]

What is Galungun in Bali all about?

February 10, 2016

So you want to visit Bali and see something of their ancient traditions? Galungun is the perfect time to visit Ubud and be a part of the festivities!

Villa Tirta Indah and Galungun in Ubud, Bali Indonesia

February 4, 2016

Perhaps you are already planning a trip to Bali or maybe only feeling curious about what celebrations happen in this magical land of Indonesia. At Villa Tirta Indah we welcome our guests in traditional Balinese greeting. But if you want a more exciting taste of true Balinese style ceremony and celebration, please visit us during […]

September, October, November in Bali

September 10, 2013

September, October, and November is a wonderful time to visit our Bali luxury villa – there are so many things to do in Bali during this time!

Painting in Bali

August 12, 2013

Visitors to our Bali luxury villa often find that their surroundings inspire an artistic urge, especially after admiring the paintings by Mohammed that decorate each room of our private villa. There are so many art studios near our Bali villa that can help channel and guide this inspiration that it is impossible to list them […]