Bali’s Traditional Woven Textiles

July 15, 2013

If you are looking for things to do in Bali on your vacation, for a one-of-a-kind Bali experience, consider leaving the comforts of our Bali luxury villa for a few hours to try your hand at traditional Balinese weaving.

The Real Bali in a Rural Setting

June 20, 2013

One of the advantages of staying at our Bali private villa is its rural setting. We are only 15 minutes from Ubud, but if you want to experience the real Bali on your Bali vacation, our Bali private villa will provide you with a ringside seat to the sights and sounds of daily village life.

A Personal Experience at Our Bali Luxury Villa

May 31, 2013

Many of our guests choose Villa Tirta for their Bali vacation because they want a more personal experience than they would get at a big hotel, and yet they still want to be on vacation and not have to worry about cooking or cleaning or getting around.

Renovations at Villa Tirta Indah

May 13, 2013

We have been hard at work for several weeks, making renovations to our beautiful Bali villa. We want our guests to have the best possible experience, and we pay close attention to their comments and suggestions. Entering our Bali luxury villa is like retreating to another world – here is the driveway leading up from […]

Galungan in Bali

March 20, 2013

Galungan, which refers to the ancient Javanese word for “victory” or “battle”, is the most important of the Bali holidays. It happens every 210 days, and this year it begins on March 27. The celebration of Galungan, which is actually a series of celebrations that lasts for almost a week, serves as a reminder to […]

BaliSpirit Festival — Something for Everyone

March 6, 2013

Anyone looking for things to do in Bali will want to add the BaliSpirit festival to their list. The 6th Annual BaliSpirit Festival will take place in Ubud March 20-24 this year, but pre and post events start in February and go through April 6. The BaliSpirit Festival bills itself as “a spiritually charged event […]

The Day of Silence and Balinese New Year

February 22, 2013

Balinese culture places great importance on religious holidays, and Nyepi is one of the most important holidays of the year. If your Bali vacation brings you to the island on March 13 (in 2014 it will take place on March 31), you will witness the “Day of Silence” as Nyepi is called in English, and […]

Spiritual Bali

February 6, 2013

Spirituality is a very important part of Balinese culture. Many Westerners are also attracted to Bali’s spiritual side – most famously in Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel Eat, Pray, Love and the movie that followed it. Most spiritual seekers looking for things to do in Bali will find something of interest in the island’s diverse offering of […]

Sacred Waters of Bali

January 23, 2013

Bali is known for the healing properties of its waters, and no Bali vacation would be complete without a cleansing dip in these waters. There are two lakes that are a short distance from our Bali villa: Lake Batur, and Beratan Lake. Lake Batur, located at the foot of Mount Batur, is the largest lake […]

Celebrating the Goddess of Knowledge in Bali

January 9, 2013

Bali holidays are a spectacular treat for all the senses, and January 12 of this year will be no exception. A very special celebration will take place on the 12th to honor Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge. Because the Balinese place a high value on knowledge and education, Hari Raya Saraswati is an important celebration […]