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Disconnect to Reconnect 

a different perspective of Nyepi and why we need to experience it at least once, though we don’t celebrate.

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The many faces of Balinese Mask Dance

Tari Topeng or translates as Mask Dance is commonly found in all regions across Indonesia, including the island of Bali. The Mask Dance in Bali is a unique one and initially performed as part of a religious Balinese Hindu ritual, although over time it turns into a spectacle for entertainment purposes.  The Philosophy:It is believed […]


Up close & personal with Sharena Delon

We were lucky to have the opportunity to sit down for a quick chat with Indonesian actress and star, Sharena Delon, as she spends her family holiday at Padma Resort Legian. And although this is her first time experiencing both of our resorts in Bali (Padma Resort Legian and Padma Resort Ubud), she admits that […]

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Of ancient Balinese Pandan War

Take a journey two hours away from Legian to the eastern part of Bali and you might find yourself in Karangasem regency. An area less traveled by mainstream tourists. If you drive a little further and off the main Candi Dasa road, you might stumble upon Desa Tenganan. Desa translates as village in the Indonesian language. […]

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The enchanting Kebaya Bali

Kebaya has become Indonesia’s most pride national attire for women. Each province and area has its own distinct Kebaya style. Kebaya Bali is especially unique and distinctive compared to other areas in Indonesia. Its uniqueness lies in the colours of Kebaya used for different religious ceremonies, even though there are no strict rules and it […]

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Culture shock no more!

A guide to avoid a potential culture shock when visiting Bali for the first time… Bali is a small island, situated in the large of the Indian Ocean in the beautiful country of Indonesia. It is labeled one of the most popular touristic destinations in the world and attracts more and more visitors each year. […]

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What to pack for Bali?

What should I pack for Bali? How hot is Bali at the moment? Will I need jeans and jackets at all?   Those are the commonly asked questions amongst Bali newbies when planning a trip to Bali. It is true that Bali weather is mostly hot and humid. As much as we would love some […]

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Themed nights at Padma Resort Legian

Be prepared to feast the minute you enter Padma Resort Legian, because there is not a single evening pass by without a themed dinner. We have a wide range of buffet menu from East to West, Monday to Sunday, not to mention the special performances such as Balinese dance, contemporary dance and live music.   What’s […]