Villa Indrani - Footprints in the sand

The Locale

Villa Indrani is located at the end of a quiet road very close to Berawa Beach – a wide sandy expanse close to Seminyak.  This side of Berawa Beach feels relatively unspoilt with its fishing huts and outriggers parked up on the sand ready to go out at night to catch fresh fish.  Nearby is a beautiful natural lagoon ¬– the largest in Canggu – which you can cross via a charming wooden bridge.  Before crossing the bridge, you’ll walk past La Laguna – one of Canggu’s most photogenic and popular beach clubs. Made entirely out of driftwood, this place oozes romance and is a fantastic spot to catch the sunset.

Berawa Beach has a reputation for being an excellent surfing spot, especially for intermediate and accomplished surfers.  From here, you can walk along the beach to other popular surfing spots such as Batu Bolong Beach and Echo Beach.  Or you can walk fifteen minutes south along the beach to experience the glitz and glamour of Seminyak’s most popular beach clubs including W Hotel, Ku Dé Ta and Potato Head.  Meanwhile, the village of Berawa has plenty of excellent coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques to choose from.

Distances

La Laguna
0.20 km
Finns Beach Club
0.50 km
Finns Recreational Club
1 km
Bali Equestrian Centre
2 km
Batu Bolong Beach
3 km
Echo Beach
4 km
Seminyak Square
5 km
Kuta
9 km
Tana Lot Temple
13 km
Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS)
13 km
Ubud
27 km
Villa Indrani - Reading and relaxing

Things to Do

Villa Indrani’s manager has plenty of information about all the places of interest in the area and can arrange transport or make bookings for you. In fact, many of the villa staff live locally and if you’re interested they will be happy to give you some interesting insights into aspects of Bali life.

Here’s a quick overview of some of the many and varied activities on offer within easy reach of the villa.

A visit to Finns Recreation Club ¬– just down the road from Villa Indrani – means hours of entertainment for the whole family. It has first class facilities including a restaurant, bar and lounge, a library, a kids’ club and a really cool water park. Or you can visit its beach club instead, which is located further down Berawa Beach. It has a spectacular bamboo building from where you can enjoy poolside cocktails and entertainment throughout the day.

If you enjoy eating out, you’ll find some exciting and high-quality choices in the village of Berawa. For breakfast and lunch, head over to Coffee ‘n Oven, which has an excellent choice of European-type pastries. Or try some organic homegrown vegetables underneath the huge tippy-tent at Parachute – only a two-minute walk from the villa. For dining we can recommend Milu, which serves excellent Indonesian and western dishes in a beautiful atmospheric garden, or The Piring Daun for tasty Indian fusion cuisine.

Children will love hanging out at the Bali Equestrian Centre, a world-class destination for riders and tourists. Its facilities have been designed to accommodate the entire family with pony rides and day camps for the little ones, lessons, family village tours and beach rides.

Explore the scenic rice-field landscape and nearby rural villages such as Pererenan and Seseh by bicycle; a great way to get under the skin of the ‘real’ Bali. Stop off at a local warung (eatery) to sample some basic Balinese fare.

Villa Indrani is only a 45-minute drive from the famous sea temple of Tanah Lot, one of Bali’s most important temples, and also one of its most popular tourist attractions. You can expect a lot of people and camera phones if you visit during sunset, especially during peak holiday season. We advise visiting early in the morning (8-9am) when there are less people and you’ll have a much better chance to really experience the power of this sacred place.

Play a round at the well-laid-out 18-hole Bali Beach Golf Course in Sanur or the 85-hectare New Kuta Golf Course on the Bukit Peninsula, for fantastic ocean views.

Drive westwards to explore the charming Tabanan regency, revealing terraced rice fields of emerald green, volcanic mountains and black-sand beaches dotted with fishing communities. Or head north to explore the volcanic lakes near the mountain town of Bedugul, including Lake Bratan with its photogenic and stunningly positioned temple – Pura Ulun Danu.

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