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Bali Reborn

Grace is evident across this island: in sarong-clad men carrying an elaborate cremation tower down a busy Kuta street; in children practicing intricate dance movements along a rural road; and, everywhere, in the delicate, flower-filled canang sari baskets the Balinese offer to their gods. After two blows to the island’s tourism industry, the residents are more determined than ever to win back the confidence of travelers.

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Destinations: Denpasar · Seminyak · Bali · Nusa Dua · Ubud

Inspired by: The Future of Bali — by Christopher R. Cox, Published Oct. 2006

Hotels (4)

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    Ubud Hanging Gardens

    Pansea opened Ubud Hanging Gardens in the Summer of 2005, in a dramatic Ayung River gorge.

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    Conrad Bali

    The most family-friendly of Bali’s resorts, the Conrad has over 1,000 feet of pristine beach fronting a calm, child-safe lagoon—and a plethora of a

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    Como Shambhala Estate

    Billing itself not as a resort but as a “retreat for change,” this lush private estate employs a small army of life coaches, energy healers, yoga m

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    Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay

    Expectedly luxurious and dramatic, this Four Seasons sits atop a cliff at the southern end of Jimbaran Bay. The 147 thatched-roof pavilions are fur

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Restaurants (3)

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    La Lucciola

    The quintessential beachside hot spot, “La Looch’s” thatch-roofed, bi-level restaurant opens onto a sweeping palm-studded lawn and the scenic beach

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    R. Aja’s

    Originally founded in Kuta Square in 1995, this full-service restaurant reopened in 2006 in a more spacious and secure location on the second floor

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    Ku De Ta Restaurant Bar

    The Ku De Ta restaurant in Seminyak attracts global visitors with its international cuisine, modern architecture, and beach location. The restauran

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Similar Trips (2)

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    Bali, Ubud

    This holiday, trade in pine trees for rice paddies, carols for the haunting sound of the gamelan gong, and snow for a Christmas Eve sunset at the island temple of Tanah Lot.

  • A Tour of Today's Asia

    Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Langkawi

    Asia is to the 21st century what Europe was to the previous three, and its influence touches every aspect of life in the West—culturally, politically, demographically, not least economically. Asian

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