Honeymoon Destinations in Bali

Imagine yourself, waking up in the villas with all the amazing scenery, warm sunrise and the songs of birds singing that lighten up your day. The Honeymoon Pool Villa at Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane will allow you to experience the richness of Bali’s natural resources through the exquisiteness of breath-taking scenery. Discovering Indonesian culture and environment while relaxing in the romantic surrounding is the most rewarding treat that you can give to your loved one.

An amazing view overlooking at Ayung River Valley and lush green paddies field will spontaneously bring your honeymoon getaway to the next level.

This is a real definition of tranquillity! Divided into three levels up, the Honeymoon Pool Villa is designed with masterly artwork in mind. The thatched roofs, redwood walls, teak and coconut shell panelling and sumptuous local fabrics weave a spell of exotic refinement. Get a special promo discount 10% for all honeymoon packages by mentioning ‘BALI NEWS’ for stay period from 1 Sept 2020 to 30 June 2021.



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USD 40++/Pax for Royal Enfield with side car

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Pura Dalem Karangdalem Bongkasa. Pura is a Balinese word that means temple, specific for Balinese Hindu temple. Pura Dalem, also a Balinese word meaning great temple of death, since the location of Dalem Temple is mostly next to a cemetery.


While visiting Taman Mumbul, you will find two different sections. On the southern part, there is a fairly large temple. That’s the Ulun Mumbul Temple. At the front of this temple is a fish pond. The atmosphere is increasingly beautiful with a stretch of green grass that grows on the ground around the temple.

Then just enter the purification temple area. It was started from Dewi Gangga’s pancoran, then Dewi Saraswati and so on and ended at Dewa Shiva’s pancoran, eleven of pancorans in total. Pancoran means shower.


In the middle of the forest of Sangeh, You will see two temples. The smaller temple is called Melanting Temple and the bigger temple is Bukit Sari Temple. The local residents are very sacred the existence of the temple, and the monkeys have their respective territories in each temple.


We will visit a  rural atmosphere with traditional Balinese houses then the forest and end up with beautiful views of paddy fields that will make you feel relax and calm.


Romantic Breakfast in the Rice Fields of Ubud


Start your day off right with a romantic breakfast picnic prepared just for you. Overlooking the Ayung River in Ubud, your picnic lunch is set in the middle of the rice paddy fields that make Ubud so popular.  Take a step back, watch the farmers at work, and enjoy the peaceful, laid back atmosphere as you dine on a beautiful breakfast spread. Book a romantic breakfast picnic in Ubud here.


6 Romantic Bali Villas With Private Infinity Pools (And Halal Food!)

With a luxury spa brand such as L’Occitane providing the resort’s amenities, you can definitely imagine that the Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa are going to be luxuriously comfortable, and of course, the perfect romantic treat. They have a variety of rooms perfect for 2, such as the River Front Pool Villa with a view of the Ayung River Valley, and the River View Pool Villa. Both of which come with a small infinity pool that overlooks the lush green river valley – truly a romantic sight to wake up to!

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Arctic TreeHouse Hotel is hosting the 2019 World Luxury Hotel Awards


world luxury hotel awards kupu barong ubud bali indonesia

Twenty nineteen has been an extraordinary year for World Luxury Hotel Awards. The brand has seen steady growth and is now recognized globally as the leading luxury awards company, which in turn is attracting the most prominent hotel brands and privately-owned properties to this renowned company. These hotels are increasingly seeing the benefits of being part of the awards and in particular the Gala Dinner Event, where luxury hotels are recognized for world-class service excellence provided to guests. These awards are presented to luxury hotels on a country, regional, continent and global basis. Winners are selected by public vote, providing true recognition that reflects the hard work and dedication exhibited by the staff of all nominees and winners.

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel is hosting the 2019 World Luxury Hotel Awards event in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland, on 12th October 2019. This is the first time the gala event will be held in Northern Europe. “We are truly honoured to have been given the opportunity to host this event,” comments Ilkka Länkinen, the CEO of Arctic TreeHouse Hotel. “We look forward to showcasing the uniqueness and beauty of the nature of Lapland, as well as the heartfelt hospitality of the local people.”

Voting for the 2019 World Luxury Hotel Awards took place during the month of July with over 250 thousand votes received collectively for 750 hotels representing 99 countries worldwide, the collective public across the globe including guests, staff, travel agents and industry peers, all had the chance to place their stamp of approval on their establishment of choice. “One of the most favourable ways to award service excellence is by allowing people to have their say, and hearing from the public is a popular manner in which to make a decision on where you will choose your next luxury holiday or business trip. An award of this stature signifies quality, service delivery and much sought after luxury. All of which have made our participants what they are today, winners in the luxury hospitality field.” says Tanique Echardt, Executive Manager of The World Luxury Awards. Arctic TreeHouse Hotel is located on the Arctic Circle, surrounded by the pristine northern nature and the cleanest air in the world. Its concept has been designed around the will to offer guests an authentic nature experience. The hotel’s suite units modelled after the pinecone cow, stand amongst the trees as one with the natural surroundings. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer a spectacular view of the arctic sky and its stunning phenomena: the northern lights and the midnight sun. “We are pleased to be able to share the value and significance of nature with our guests,” says Länkinen. “As nature has always been a big part of our lives, we also do our best to raise awareness for sustainable development and the preservation of our fragile arctic nature.”

The 2019 World Luxury Hotel Awards will be celebrated in SantaPark, a unique venue located right next to Arctic TreeHouse Hotel. SantaPark is the home cavern of Santa Claus descending 50 meters below the Arctic Circle. The menu has been planned according to the sustainable values of Arctic TreeHouse Hotel; the gala experience will include locally produced culinary delights such as reindeer and pike perch and guests will also have the privilege of enjoying true Lappish entertainment throughout the evening. Tuuletar, an accapella band will perform mystic singing stories which will allow guests to experience diverse elements of the Lappish culture, promising to be an experience of a lifetime.

Hotel of The Year Awards

The Hotel of the Year Awards recognise and reward hotels and spas that deliver exceptional levels of service and world class facilities to its guests.

By becoming an award winning hotel, you showcase your hotel as much more than a hotel but as a guest experience that will live with your guests for many years and elevate your hotel over your competitors.

Credibility is a major factor when a hotel chooses to enter a hospitality awards for the first time and as a testament to our awards status all of the leading luxury hotel brands have both registered and won Hotel of the Year Awards in 2018.

source : https://hoteloftheyearawards.com/

asia spa awards

AsiaSpa magazine is proud to announce the 14th annual AsiaSpa Awards. Created in 2005 to recognise the leaders in Asia’s dynamic industry, the prestigious accolade sets the benchmark for spas in the region.

Innovation and quality are integral to the AsiaSpa Awards, whose intent is to acknowledge and credit spas and properties that push the envelope and evolve this increasingly sophisticated industry. Over the years, the AsiaSpa Awards has established its uncompromised independence, transparency and objectivity. They are among the most accessible awards, as all spas and resorts in the region are eligible for nomination, regardless of size or ethos.

The AsiaSpa Awards were the first in the region to offer a comprehensive line-up of categories that fully encompass every facet of the dynamic spa business. As the industry introduces innovations, the awards reflect continual growth. Starting with 10 categories in its inception, the number of awards has expanded to 26 today, to truly reflect the latest trends and developments.

The AsiaSpa Awards are proud to commemorate the outstanding efforts of individuals and companies in driving the exceptional standard of Asian spas forward, As always, the spa community eagerly anticipates not only discovering the winners of the coveted 2018 trophies, but the special opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of peers and friends.

source : https://www.asiaspa.com/

Haute Grandeur

We are proudly announce that Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane
has won an Excellence Award for The Best Pool Villa in Indonesia
and The Best Romantic Hotel in Indonesia by Haute Grandeur

The Haute Grandeur Global AwardsTM is a prestigious globally trusted Awards initiative building its reputation as the world’s leading awards initiative by rewarding outstanding hotel, spa & restaurant experiences. The Awards is regarded as the pinnacle of achievement in global hospitality.


La View Restaurant

La View Restaurant

Offering jaw-dropping views of a tropical valley, this restaurant at Kupu Kupu Barong Ubud puts a high standard for a luxury Ubud’s lunchbreak. The scenery over the Ayung River Valley is marvellous! This restaurant is a charming split-level setting with outdoor terrace for intimate wining and dining with a menu of gourmet cuisine that transcends South East Asia with a distinct French infusion.