Unlike a certain red-headed, wide-smiled actress with a contagious laugh, you don't need a series of broken relationships, a nomadic spirit, and a book deal advance to eat, pray, and love your way through Bali—Globotours makes it easy with an Escape to the Indonesian island, well known for its lush landscapes, artistic culture, glittering nightlife, and luxurious resorts.
Embark for five nights in paradise with a round-trip flight on Singapore Airlines from Los Angeles or San Francisco ($1,899), Houston ($1,999), or New York ($2,099) between September 15 and November 30, 2012, or from January 7 to March 25, 2013.
Bask in the breeze off the Indian Ocean at the five-star Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, where you'll bed down in a recently refurbished Golf View Room, complete with unlimited wireless Internet access and a welcome drink and fruit basket.
Eat a buffet breakfast loaded with Asian and European specialties and sip freshly squeezed local juice each morning at Merica, where prime seats offer a view of the Tanah Lot Temple and the surf.
Pray for perfect weather on your first full day, when you'll be introduced to all things Balinese on an Art and Nature Tour arranged by Globotours. First stop? Batubulan Village, where you'll take in a performance of the traditional Barong dance, an artistic interpretation of the eternal battle between good and evil (Barong vs. Rangda). You'll also watch a stone-carving demonstration and tour an authentic Balinese abode.
Discover the diversity of Balinese art as you tour its villages—Mas is known for woodcarving, Celuk for gold and silver jewelry, and Ubud—Bali's artistic hub—for its numerous galleries. Then, it's off to the popular Goa Gajah (Elephant Caves), an 11th-century temple with elaborate stone carvings of mystical creatures.
Love the landscape. You'll visit the mountains of Kintamani, and settle in for lunch at a restaurant with quite a view: the black-lava-oozing Mount Batur and the shimmering Lake Batur. On the way back to the resort, you'll stop by the holy springs that locals believe have magic healing powers.
You'll have two days with nothing on the itinerary, so focus on your overall well-being during a complimentary 45-minute Balinese massage at Nirwana Spa; work on your swing during an included lesson at the resort's Greg Norman-designed golf course; take a surfing lesson at one of the area's breathtaking beaches; shop the boutiques on Jalan Laksmana; or simply sunbathe by the pool. And end your day with a guided sunset walking tour to the Tanah Lot Temple, a pilgrimage site for devout Hindus of Indonesia.
You'll definitely return home committed to a sequel in Bali.
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PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON March 25, 2013
A Five-Night Stay for One in a Golf View Room at the Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort; Round-Trip Airfare Departing from Houston, LA, San Francisco, or New York on Select Dates; Daily Buffet Breakfast; Full-Day Art and Nature Tour with Lunch; and More
- from $1,899