Where to go in Bali

Bali is different from all other Indonesian Islands. It is the island of temples and rituals but also because of it’s tourism and surfing beaches. Around four million people live in Bali. Most people live in the coastal areas of the south. The Balinese culture is closely linked to Hinduism. The Balinese variant of Hinduism, however, still has animistic elements that you can clearly see in daily life. Ubud Ubud in the middle of Bali and is different from the coast places it is a town where art and culture are central. It is also a popular place for massages, cooking and yoga cou...

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What to do in Sanur?

Sanur it the ideal option for those who want to avoid the busy streets of Kuta. Although it has become more busy the past few years. The popularity of Sanur among travel organisations and travellers has increased a lot. The bay where Sanur is located is shielded by a coral reef, so the sea is calm and the waves are small. Fishing On the beach of Sanur there are many fishing companies offering day trips. Due to the high diversity of fishing companies, you can choose what kind of fishing you would like to do. Another possibility is joining local fishermen’s on a small boat. This is a...

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The most beautiful beaches of Bali

Dreamland Beach, Uluwatu, Bali One of the most beautiful beaches of Bali are located on Bukit Peninsula, the peninsula in the southern tip of Bali. The beaches are surrounded by high cliffs and surfers can indulge themselves here. The beaches are wonderful to relax and certainly around Uluwatu there are plenty of trendy restaurants and beach clubs. Bingin Beach is a wonderful place to watch surfers and eat fresh fish on the beach in the evenings, but Dreamland Beach is the most beautiful beach: wide, white and bordered by high cliffs. Short said: this is the place to be in Bali when it come...

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The internship of Pauline & Jeanne in Dune Atlantis Bali

They come from Belgium and were in search of an internship of 15 weeks as part of their last year of studies in foreign trade.They integrated the team in February, 2018 and stayed with us until May. Their everyday life within Dune Atlantis Bali was always different. The tasks which were asked them were varied, but often centered on marketing and communication. They never dived before coming to Bali and they had the opportunity during their stay with us to make their first dive, accompanied with our qualified PADI instructor Putu, on the famous dive site of Tulamben. In addition to that, ...

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Discover Bali's food

In Bali you can find tasty gourmet cooking from all over the world, however being in Indonesia you should try traditional local dishes first. Here is a list of 5 typical Indo/Bali dishes : 1. NASI GORENG « Nasi Goreng » is a must in Indonesian cuisine. Discover this wonderful dish made with fried rice, chicken and sautéed vegetables. It is considered the country national dish so make sure to try. You will find this dish everywhere in bali, from little "Warung" (small Indonesian restaurants) to your hotel restaurants. 2. MIE GORENG This dish is e...

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Meet our new divemaster : VIKEN !

Viken has a Higher National Diploma Logistic (BTEC-France). He worked as a Manager in a emergency company for 5 years. Bored with his job, he left his work to discover the world in order to find his own way. As his dad is a diver instructor, Viken dives since his childhood. After a year of discovery across New Zealand, he decided to bond his passion and work and wishes to do his divemaster abroad. He had never been in Asia before and wanted to discover Bali. He did some research of dive centers based in Bali and he discovered Dune Atlantis International Bali on the web. He choose our dive ...

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New rule for Nyepi !

Nyepi is the Balinese new year that is determined each year according to their calendar. This year it will be balinese year 1940. This ceremony is divided into two stages, the parade on Friday and Nyepi on Saturday. Firstly, this year, the Ogoh-Ogoh demonstration will take place on Friday 16th March 2018. Ogoh-Ogoh are enormous monsters, each one of them carried by dozens of men out on the street. Bali’s inhabitants parade with their Ogog-Ogoh, which are built in the image of the demons, while making as much noise as possible in order to attract the beasts on the island. Nyepi will st...

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Bali's biggest clean-up

NEXT COMING EVENT: CLEAN-UP ACTION IN BALI! One Island One Voice organizes Bali’s biggest clean-up all around the country next Saturday, 26. Dune Atlantis Bali will participate by joining Trash Hero Sanur (https://www.facebook.com/trashherosanur/) When? February, 26 at 4 PM Where? Pantai Mertasari beach You also want to help the well-being of the Island of Gods? Feel free to join us with your friends and take part of this environmentally friendly event ! ...

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Rules and guidelines for diving

Diving is exploring another world. But this world, if we do not paid attention, can be damaged and this can have irreversible consequences on the quality of the fauna and marine flora. Here are 7 tips to optimize your underwater behavior in order to be a responsible diver. 1. One of the most occurring faults of the diver is kicking with the fins ... it is necessary to avoid kicking the fins violently near the rocks and the ground, this will damage the area, fauna and flora. 2. Do not touch, catch or destroy the coral ... never! 3. Adjust the buoyancy (stabilization) to avoid any cont...

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Manta rays

If there is one thing that you do not want to miss when visiting Bali, it is the Manta rays. These giant creatures that normally measure between 3 and 6 meters can reach up to 8 meters in some regions of the world and weigh up to 2 tons. They are a distant cousin of sharks and other rays. These majestic creatures are remarkable and so impressive and intimidating. If they are called "sea devils", it is not to describe their character but rather because of their two horn-like outgrowths around the mouth which serve to scratch the ground to look to eat. They are perhaps the largest ray...

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