The advent of the full moon is regarded as one of the holiest days requiring special offerings to the deities and gods among the Hindu faithful in Bali. Kayumanis offers the moon’s romantic radiance and its religious significance as a perfect moment to enjoy an authentic Balinese dinner. To take place within the privacy of your villa, your full moon blessing dinner is a predominantly white setting (to symbolize purity), customary flags, traditional umbrellas, tropical flowers, and hundreds of flickering candles.
The gentle melodies of Balinese Gender music plays in the background as you treat yourselves to a journey of culinary delights and welcome the blessings the new moon brings while dressed in white ceremonial Balinese attire.
The new moon of the ninth month in the Balinese traditional calendar is regarded as the most sacred new moon in the year. Kayumanis offers the moon’s romantic radiance and its religious significance as a perfect moment to enjoy an authentic Balinese dinner. To take place within the privacy of your villa, your full moon blessing dinner is a predominantly white setting (to symbolize purity), customary flags, traditional umbrellas, tropical flowers, and hundreds of flickering candles.
The gentle melodies of Balinese Gender music plays in the background as you treat yourselves to a journey of culinary delights and welcome the blessings the new moon brings while dressed in black ceremonial Balinese attire.
Tabanan is the rice granary regency of Bali and is a pleasant 1.5 hour drive from Ubud through the agricultural heartland of this amazing island. This excursion offers unique insights into centuries-old farming techniques and Bali’s unique community irrigation system. This relaxing journey of discovery includes a traditional Balinese luncheon, a visit to the Monkey Forest in Alas Kedaton, and cooling refreshments at the ancient seaside temple of Tanah Lot.
Discover how to cook traditional Balinese fare the Kayumanis way. This unique learning adventure involves a visit to a traditional Balinese market to select the key ingredients you will need for your private cooking lesson with a Kayumanis chef in the convenience of your own villa kitchen. Our Chef will personally accompany you to a colorful and vibrant local marketplace to select and purchase everything you will require for the activity.
The cooking lesson is guaranteed to enrich your home recipes and provide you with some memorable insight into the richness of Balinese daily life, culture and traditions.
The Night Market tour is a remarkable opportunity to savor authentic traditional Balinese cuisine. This activity takes you to the Gianyar Regency’s night market which is famous for many delicacies such as suckling pig, smoked duck, or their many colorful iced desserts. Gianyar’s traditional night market is also a popular destination of the local populace for shopping, eating, or simply having a good “nite-out”. A visit is highly recommended to those eager to sample some truly amazing local cuisine and experience first-hand how the Balinese enjoy the simple pleasures of life.
Bali is renowned for its rich culture, artistic traditions, and a deep devotion to a Hindu ancestral heritage. To develop an appreciation for this centuries-old religion, Kayumanis is offering a rare opportunity to learn the art and philosophy behind the humble floral offerings that are a common sight throughout Bali and are used to appease the divine world from the comfort of your own private villa.
Yoga involves ancient spiritual practices and gentle postures that are designed to keep the body fit, build emotional well-being, develop mental clarity, and as an effective relaxation technique. Traditionally seen as a mean to achieve spiritual enlightenment, our yoga masters will guide you through a series of classes to help you learn how to relax, meditate, and harmonize your body and soul in the complex world long after you have left Bali.
Ibah is a quaint rural village, a mere 15 minutes from Kayumanis Ubud Private Villas & Spa, and is the starting point for this leisurely journey. The trek is a relaxed 45 minute walk that allows one to experience some of Ubud’s most scenic landscapes, traditional rice paddies, and the alluring beauty of the Campuhan and Oos river valleys. This remarkable excursion ends at another delightful rural village known as Bangkiang Sidem.
This one hour trek will commence from the lobby where we will lead you on a guide tour through the local community and explore the surrounding nature of the tranquil countryside. The trek journey’s through terraced rice fields that are harvested by Balinese farmers. The trek concludes in a distant part of the village where local artists have set up small galleries to display their own traditional paintings. It is possible to stop en-route to admire the artistry or purchase anything that captures your interest.
We will provide you with bicycles if you wish to explore the natural beauty of the local village independently or accompanied by a Butler. Cycling through the rural country side and down hidden village lanes is the ideal opportunity to immerse you in the charming surroundings and experience first hand the timeless traditions of the Balinese people.
A complimentary refreshment and afternoon snack is available daily at 14:30 – 17:30 in the villa or at the Dining Corner.
Every perfect holiday experience should be free from all the travails and hassles in arranging one. Hence, your perfect itinerary begins with your personal butler who will assist and arrange every conceivable detail your personal excursion, shopping spree, or cultural tour to your heart’s content. On the road, our experienced and friendly drivers take great pride in sharing their knowledge of the island’s local traditions, customs, and where to seek the best bargains.