The Palm House is in the idyllic village of Pererenan, which lies within the popular Canggu district. Wandering the lane from the villa will give you a glimpse into traditional Bali life, with rice fields and coconut groves bordering the paved road. Canggu has quickly evolved into Bali’s hippest area with designer cafés serving great food and coffee, and the beaches – with their famous surf breaks and renowned sunsets – just a few minutes away. Head for nearby Jalan Pantai Batu Balong and you’ll find cool bars and cosy restaurants offering a great selection of places to eat everything from French patisseries to tapas, burgers and vegetarian fare. Vibrant music venues include Old Man’s and Deus Ex Machina, who have happy hours and talented mixologists showcasing tropical cocktails. Quality boutiques and spas are opening daily, competing with neighbouring Seminyak, just a few kilometres further east. A great location with everything needed for a perfect holiday.
For the duration of your stay, you will have a dedicated villa manager at your service to help make your holiday an unforgettable one. From making reservations at the best restaurants and cafés to insider info on the most sought-after shops in Seminyak, hidden waterfalls or private boat trips, safari parks or white water rafting – there is something in Bali for everyone and the villa staff will give you their best tips and help plan the entire excursion from start to finish.
Play golf at the internationally acclaimed Nirwana Bali Golf Course designed by Greg Norman. The picturesque course has five ocean-side holes, three cliff-to-cliff tee shots and eight holes sculpted into rice paddies.
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 Pura Ulun Danu – one of Bali’s most important temples.
Canggu’s Jalan Pantai Batubolong, just a couple of kilometres from the villa, has recently developed into a happening area, with a good range of eateries, spas and boutiques. Enjoy the earthy vibe of Betelnut café or Canteen, or indulge in divine French pastries at Monsieur Spoon. Catch some great live bands at Deus and Old Man’s and make sure to drop by Goldust Spa for a deluxe pampering.
Have an adventure with the kids and visit Bali Treetop Adventure Park which is near the town of Bedugal (next to Lake Bratan). Five adventure circuits, with heights ranging from two to 20 metres, challenge all level and ages on suspended bridges, spider nets, Tarzan jumps and 12 flying foxes.
Take a day trip to Ubud, Bali’s artistic and cultural centre. Thrill the kids with a visit to the Monkey Forest, have lunch at a nearby café and spend the afternoon visiting traditional and contemporary Balinese galleries.
Wash, feed and tend to rescued Sumatran elephants at the Elephant Safari Park in the lush mountains of Taro.
Enjoy a scenic bike tour along the mountains of Bali with a guide who will show you some of the island’s stunning spots.
Book a surf lessons at close-by Batu Bolong or Berawa beaches.