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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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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Discover the beauty of Indonesia through a cruise

With more than 17000 islands, Indonesia is the biggest archipelago of the world and this one a good place to do a trip in cruise. Moreover, this activity is one of the best way to explore the archipelago and do to the must-do things during a trip in Indonesia. Wheter with family, friends or in couple, this trip promises you unforgettable memories. Over this adventure, the visitors can have a lot of discoveries to do that can be natural, traditional and cultural. To begin the trip, the backpackers can do an adventure in boat between Bali and Flores. This itinerary permits them to visit the litt...

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Take a vacation rental in Indonesia to ally travelling and leisure

Opting for an holiday rental in Indonesia will give access to the best local tourist attractions for the travelers. Ubud for example, is an address to prefer during an expedition in Bali. Center of the balinese culture, this city has no shortage of hotels or guesthouses for those who want to stay some time in this peaceful place. To get closer to nature, visitors can rent a traditional villa within this region. This way, they have time completely relax during their stay. Meanwhile, they can enjoy the panoramic view on the rice terraces and the green indonesian landscapes. Furthermore, Ubud is ...

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The Ramadan, a holy month for Muslims...

The 9th month of the Hijri calendar (Islamic calendar) represents the firsts Koranic verses from the prophet. This month is considered as the holiest for Muslims. Indonesia is the country with the biggest Muslims community in the world. The Ramadan end celebration, called «Eid el Fitr» or «Idul Fitri» in Indonesian, is the most important for Muslims in the country. It will take place on sunday, the 25th of June. Selamat Idul Fitri !

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Planning a diving trip in Indonesia? Go for the appealing Bali and Gili Islands

Planning a diving trip in Indonesia? Go for the appealing Bali and Gili Islands The Indonesian underwater world is particularly rich in marine floras and faunas, as well as wrecks which became over the years artificial coral reefs. It is for these reasons and many others that they attract every year fervent scuba divers from all around the world. If you plan to travel in Indonesia soon for holidays, then Bali or the Gili islands are the best destinations in case you would like to dive in Indonesian waters. Some must do diving spots in Bali If you are crazy about scuba diving or simply...

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Nyepi 2017 – Shh … ! Silence in Bali …

On 28th of March 2017, the new balinese year of the Saka calendar will start : the year 1939 can begin. This so unusual and unique day succeeds 3 days of very important purification ceremonies called Melasti. The day before what we call the silent day, many offerings are place in the street to exorcise the evil spirits. During 24 hours, from 6 o'clock in the morning, the island of Gods is totally shut down, turning its so usually animated streets in human desert. It is strictly prohibited to go out from the houses and also to switch on the lights : the evil spirits passing on the isl...

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Discover Bali and its underwater life

Bali is one of the numerous island of Indonesian Archipelago. This destination is made of marvellous beaches, temples and incredible landscapes. The diversity of its nature fascinates and attracts tourists for many years. In addition, the Balinese will always host you in the best conditions. But this island is also well-known for its amazing underwater world. To enjoy it while traveling to Bali, these three dive sites are a must. Discover Menjangan Drop Off Menjangan is a small island located in the North West of Bali, in Barat National Parc. Around it you will be able to dive and snorke...

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