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yoga at Viceroy Bali

YOGA

Yoga has been used for thousands of years to restore physical, mental and emotional well being. The Viceroy has a yoga master on standby for private sessions with our guests, being held in any of the garden locations around the resort or in guest villas.

Cooking class at Viceroy Bali

COOKING CLASS

Learn to cook traditional Indonesian dishes with the assistance of our professional cooking teachers. These cooking classes allow you to experience Indonesia’s unique food culture first-hand, making them one-of-a-kind Bali activities that everyone can enjoy. Courses start with a morning visit to a traditional market to let you discover fresh vegetables, fish, meat, herbs & spices. The chef will then take you step-by-step through the process of creating seven traditional Indonesian dishes using the ingredients you bought at the morning market. A certificate of completion is included.

Balinese Massage in Ubud

BALINESE MASSAGE

Lembah Spa offers spectacular views of the Petanu River Valley to complement the therapeutic international and local treatments offered at this professional day spa. Traditional Balinese massage, the most popular treatment, is characterized as a firm finger and palm massage and is the village technique that has been practiced for centuries by members of the community to help relieve muscle pain caused by working long and hard hours in the rice fields. This endearing massage relaxes weary muscles and is ideal for stiff backs after long-haul flights.

Candlelight Dinner at Aperitif Restaurant

ROMANTIC CANDLELIT DINNER

Enjoy a degustation dinner at Cascades Restaurant in a spectacular setting with valley views and your own personal romantic decorations. The menu is European inspired with an Asian twist that brings exotic flavours and highest quality produce together.
At Apéritif Restaurant & Bar you will indulge in a degustation menu at your romantic candlelit table, in a more intimate part of the restaurant.

Cycling adventure wiith Viceroy Bali

CYCLING

Take a leisurely bicycle tour around the Villages to see the culture and diversity that Bali’s heartland has to offer! Your English-speaking guide will entertain you with mythical stories and various facts to enhance your experience. The bike tour travels through traditional villages, Petulu Heron Village and stops at numerous temples. We also visit Tegallalang, the world famous rice terraces.
Recommend early morning or late afternoon due to the midday heat. Please book the day before at our reception.

Bali Activities; Rice paddy trek

RICE PADDY TREK

It starts from the hotel by the car then you will be dropped off to Tegellalang Rice Terrace which is located 15 minutes drive. With an English Speaking Guide, this trek goes to the vista sprawls down and away to the rice terraces on the slopes across the valley so you will see closely the farmer about what He does in the rice fields. This is where you really get an understanding of the Balinese daily life.
Recommend early morning or late afternoon due to the midday heat. Please book the day before at our reception.

Bali Activities; Sunrise trekking

SUN RISE TREKKING

Hike Batur volcano at sunrise, the only private trekking tour that combines eco-tourism and culture in one of the most unforgettable Bali activities. This once in a lifetime experience is ideal for those who don’t mind early rises and the payoff is witnessing Mount Batur and Mount Agung, the latter being Bali’s most revered and its highest, at sunrise.

Bali Activities; Balinese Offering Lesson

BALINESE ‘OFFERING’ LESSON

Learn how to make many kinds of traditional designs in the coconut white leafs to be the offerings for The Viceroy Bali. After this, you can put on your sarong and make your offerings to the Gods at our family temple. For you who like to learn something new, this Bali activities is perfect for you.

Balinese Dance Lesson

BALINESE DANCE LESSON

Imagine yourself in the traditional Balinese costume, dancing alongside your instructor while gamelan music plays in the background. Make your dreams come true by trying our Balinese dancing class! Please book through reception the day before. Materials and sarong are supplied.

TRADITIONAL KITE MAKING LESSONS

TRADITIONAL KITE MAKING LESSONS

Discover the source of fun and leisure among Balinese of all ages and join in on a kite making class! During these kite making Bali activities you will hand craft your personal kite and then test its abilities in the rice fields while mingling among fellow Balinese kite fliers.

Bird in Bali

PETULU VILLAGE TOUR

With an English speaking guide visit thousands of white Heron birds returning to their nests along the road of the Petulu village. Visit the White Herons by either car, bicycle, or trekking. Starts at 05.00 pm. Allow 1 hour.

Bali Bird Park

BALI BIRD PARK

Here you’ll find the largest and finest collection of Indonesian birds in the world along with birds from Africa and South America. Encompassing two hectares of botanical landscape, the park provides sanctuary to almost 1000 birds of 250 different species accommodating a rich display of flora with more than 2000 tropical plants including 50 varieties of palms attracting numerous butterflies.

COFFEE PLANTATION

COFFEE PLANTATION

The coffee plantation and tour combines a Kintamani and Mount Batur volcano tour. Arabica coffee and robusta coffee are mostly found in the central highlands of Bali. Balinese families who live in the countryside typically grow coffee in small plantations or merely in their backyards and process beans traditionally with a unique powder the result of their labour.

BALI SAFARI AND MARINE PARK

BALI SAFARI AND MARINE PARK

Bali Safari and Marine Park, built on 40 hectares of land, presents an authentic experience in a natural habitat. Home to over a thousand amazing animals – Bali Safari Park is your destination for an adventurous, fun, educational experience.

Price depends on the packages; call our receptionist for more information.

WHITE WATER RAFTING

WHITE WATER RAFTING

SOBEK pioneered white water rafting in the 1980’s and 16 years on are known widely for their safety and quality of product. If you are thinking of a decent degree of adventure, fun and a good exciting laugh in nature with friends, consider this operator your first choice.
Please call our receptionist for more information.

Bali diving

DIVING

Diving Bali’s numerous reefs and atolls is an adventure that will capture your imagination. The coastal fringe and islands around Bali are replete of fish and colour too numerous to mention. For beginner snorkelers or advanced divers, the experience will amaze you. Discover great dive locations led by excellent operators and some of the last watery frontiers on earth to explore.
Price depends on the packages; call our receptionist for more information.

HORSE RIDING

HORSE RIDING

Enjoy horseback adventures along a beach before passing through bamboo and alang-alang plantations where wild banana and pineapple grow in abundance. Heaps of wild scenery at every glance along with special temples dedicated to the annual rice harvest. Head back onto the beach and ride amongst resplendent traditional fishing boats called ‘jukung’. (No experience necessary!)

BATUR MOUNTAIN CYCLING

BATUR MOUNTAIN CYCLING

Escape from the tourist centres to the cooler climes of Bali’s mountainous region. Expect top of the line mountain bikes and safety equipment for downhill trail blasting from Mount Batur through sleepy traditional villages.
Please call our receptionist for more information.

HARLEY DAVIDSON TOURS OR RENTAL

HARLEY DAVIDSON TOURS OR RENTAL

With a reputation for providing only the best quality American motorcycles, our affiliated tour operator, Dewata Harley-Davidson, offers guided motorcycle tours by professionals who know their bikes and who know the island and its most memorable ribbons of asphalt.

Price depends on bike type; call our receptionist for more information.

GOLFING DAYS

GOLFING DAYS

Golfers refer to the lush heartland course of Bali as “Absolutely Green.” At an altitude of 1.142 meters surrounded by rolling mountains, crater lakes and ancient forest, the course is designed to blend fairways and nature creating dramatic backdrops for tea shots and approaches.

Please call our receptionist for more information about golf packages.

Puri Saren - Ubud Palace

PURI SAREN AGUNG, THE ROYAL PALACE

Currently home to descendants of Ubud’s last king, Puri Saren Agung was the seat for the village’s ruler from the late 1800s to the mid-1940s. Parts of the grounds are open to visitors for a glimpse of what the royal abode holds: well-preserved pavilions with intricate carvings furnished with colonial-era European pieces, and hand-carved stone reliefs dotting the premises. A traditional Balinese dance is held in the evenings – good weather permitting – at the courtyard, which forms a dramatic backdrop for these entertaining performances.

PASAR SENI, THE ART MARKET

PASAR SENI, THE ART MARKET

The Pasar Seni is a treasure trove of local handicrafts, home wares and quaint souvenirs for anyone looking to bring home a made-in-Bali product, spread over two floors. Fresh produce such as fruit, vegetables, poultry and local snacks can be purchased from the wet market located at the basement of the building. To snag the best bargains, arrive early in the morning and do not be afraid to haggle with the shop owners – it is a way of life here, and they enjoy the exchange.

PURA SARASWATI, WATER PALACE

PURI SARASWATI, WATER PALACE

This temple and water garden was built at the end of the 19th century, by commission of the royal family, and named after the Hindu goddess of art and learning. The “padmasana” or, main shrine, features fine carvings. Traditional Balinese dances are performed to a gamelan orchestra at the outer courtyard, next to the lotus pond twice a week.

MUSEUM PURI LUKISAN

MUSEUM PURI LUKISAN

Follow the evolution of art in Bali through the collection of paintings and sculptures at the Museum Puri Lukisan, which was founded in 1956 by a prince of Ubud and a Dutch artist. The museum was recently renovated and its gate is a fine example of traditional Balinese architecture. There is also a space committed to a revolving showcase of up-and-coming local artists.

PADANGTEGAL MONKEY FOREST

PADANGTEGAL MONKEY FOREST

Commonly known as Ubud Monkey Forest, the Wenara Wana is home to Padangtegal’s Pura Dalem or temple of the dead. It is also home to a group of mischievous long-tailed macaque who will entertain you with their antics. Do keep shiny objects out of their sight, as they have been known to kidnap such items for ransom of a sweet or treat.

Kintamani volcano sky tour

KINTAMANI VOLCANO SKY TOUR

From the air is the only way to see the spectacular Kintamani Volcano and Caldera lake, renowned as Bali’s most famous landmark. With a bus transfer from your hotel to our own private Helipad at Taro Elephant Safari park where your Helicopter awaits you. Upon departure we head North East over the surrounding villages of Taro, deep river valleys and beautiful picturesque rice fields. The rim of the Kintamani caldera looms ahead in the distance until we are over the top to view the breathtaking volcanic crater lake of Mt. Batur, the remains of a huge explosion that occurred thousands of years ago. Lake Batur, Bali’s largest lake, is situated within this crater, next to a younger active volcano. The small volcano is constantly recreating itself in periodic eruptions of ash and rock. We circle the smaller young active crater situated within. After plenty of photo opportunities we then head South back to the Elephant Safari Park at Taro where you will be welcomed by our attentive Ground Crew where the bus transfer to your hotel awaits.

BEDUGUL LAKE SKY TOUR

BEDUGUL LAKE SKY TOUR

With a bus transfer from your hotel to our own private Helipad at Taro Elephant Safari park where your Helicopter awaits you. Upon departure we head North West over the surrounding villages of Taro, deep river valleys and beautiful picturesque rice fields of Baturiti. We first rise up over the caldera rim of Lake Beratan, which is 1200 meters above sea level, with it’s famous water temple and nearby botanical gardens. Flying over the lake we then see the the Bali Handara Golf course and its famous mountain lake resort. We then head to Lake Buyan followed by Lake Tamblingan. On our return to Taro you will get another opportunity to see all the lakes and their attractions before landing safely back at the Elephant Safari Park where the bus transfer to your hotel awaits.

ULUWATU COASTLINE SKY TOUR

ULUWATU COASTLINE SKY TOUR

Get ready for an adrenalin filled 30 minute Joyflight around Bali’s southern peninsula. With a bus transfer from your hotel to our private Helipad at Bali Adventure Head Office near Benoa, upon departure we first fly over Seranggan Island, or Turtle Island as the Balinese affectionally call it. We then head across the flight path of Ngurah Rai Airport and around Bali’s iconic Bukit area with the Garuda Wisnu Monument in the distance. We head to the Western tip of the Uluwatu peninsula over famous five star hotels and world renowned surfing beaches. Flying low over Bali’s beautiful southern peninsula coastline, we witness seaweed farms, and Bali’s famous Dreamland and Padang Padang surfing beaches. The highlight of the flight is seeing the spectacular Uluwatu Hindu temple perched high on its towering white limestone cliff. Heading back to base we fly over Tanjung Benoa, famous for it’s watersports before crossing the airport flight path once again to touch down safely at Bali Adventure Head Office where the bus transfer to your hotel awaits.

KUTA BEACH & TANAH LOT SKY TOUR

KUTA BEACH & TANAH LOT SKY TOUR

The best way to see this famous bali landmark is from the air! With a bus transfer from your hotel to our own private Helipad at Bali Adventure Head Office near Benoa, upon departure we fly west over Kuta to the long white sandy Kuta beach, an iconic world surfing landmark. We continue heading north west along the entire length of Kuta beach and Seminyak until we reach the amazing Hindu Temple of Tanah Lot, meaning ‘Land in the Sea’, is Bali’s most popular tourist and cultural icon for photography and general exoticism. We circle this iconic temple for some photo opportunities before heading back along the coastline over Kuta and back to Bali Adventure Head Office Helipad where the bus transfer to your hotel awaits.

NUSA LEMBONGAN & NUSA PENIDA COSTAL SKY TOUR

NUSA LEMBONGAN & NUSA PENIDA COSTAL SKY TOUR

These islands feature stunning white cliffs and deserted white beaches. Crystal bay, famous for its shimmering swathes of sand and aquamarine waters.

Gili Island Sky Tour

GILI ISLAND SKY TOUR

The Gili Islands are perfect for a tropical island experience with their clear white coral beaches and turquoise waters offering some of the best dive sites in Asia.

ULTIMATE INDONESIAN YACHTS

ULTIMATE INDONESIAN YACHTS

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