There are many incredibly diverse sporting activities close by including hiking, surfing, scuba-diving, rafting, kayaking and cycling. There are also many opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture, including yoga, cooking classes, sight-seeing and traditional dances.… or you can just simply laze around on any one of the 8Km stretches of fabulous beaches, which are reachable within 10 minutes walk from the Villa. The communities within the hub of Canggu provide excellent infrastructural supports to foreign tourists so one can just enjoy the many different activities in offer within the region.
Bali is one of Asia’s most popular tourist destinations for good reasons – its stretches of incredible beaches and amazing surf spots. Bali is home to a surfing culture which rivals those of Hawaii, California and Australia. Its many surfing spots are ideal for expert surfers as well as for beginners. Whole/half day lessons can be arranged on request with local surf schools.
Yoga Lessons (Advanced/Beginners)
Many people come to Bali to escape from their hectic daily schedules and to find peace and tranquillity from its nature and culture. Thanks to its exotic location and calming nature, Bali is also an extremely popular hotspot for healthy and revitalising holidays. Yoga is one of the most welcoming and widely practiced means for well-being here in Bali with many well qualified yoga instructors and practitioners holding yoga retreats and classes here. In Villa Escapade, we hold occasional fly yoga classes within the premises and we also invite outside instructors to hold beginners classes when demand arises. Lessons can be arranged on request on private/personal basis with local yoga practitioners. Use of yoga mats/equipment etc can be arranged. Classes can be held either in our Villa or at outside yoga venues.
From a romantic dinner for two, to a group gathering for 10-12 people, Villa Escapade’s experienced chef can provide traditional Balinese, European or a mix of east-meets-west culinary experiences to suit your taste buds..One week advance booking will be necessary.
Cooking Classes for Traditional Balinese Cuisine
Balinese culinary culture and recipes are directly influenced by the local community’s’ way of living and history. Cooking methods and flavours can be very diverse due to the use of a wide variety of herbs and ingredients. Many people come to Bali and want to learn about its cooking, as it offers a direct and unparalleled opportunity to experience and immerse yourselfin one of Bali’s most fun and important local cultures. We can arrange for cooking classes at nearby Balinese restaurants to be taught by experienced local chefs. The price for the cooking class will include a morning market visit where you can learn about and pick the finest ingredients for lunch.
With its diverse and varying landscape, Bali is a haven for nature hikes for the most experienced as well as for casual hikers. , We can arrange for hiking trips of various difficulties and duration includingMounts Agung, Batukaru and Batur, the secret garden inside the Sambangan Jungle or just a leisure hike through the rice terraces near Ubud.
An almost daily indulgence for us and a “must try” for all our guests in our view. The variety of soft and slow stroking and rolling techniques, combined with the use of essential oils, enhances the blood and oxygen flow within the body as well as easing your mind and relaxing your muscles. We offer in-Villa aromatherapy massages and you can enjoy the massage within the comfort of your room.