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A funky cafe just steps from Pererenan Beach

Bali has been subject to tsunami-style waves of change for a very long time. You would think that the Balinese would be overwhelmed, but remarkably, they absorb the best parts of the changing landscape, keeping their own culture pretty well intact. Here in our little corner of the island is Pererenan Beach. Cafes and restaurants […]

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Hotel tipping & other ways to be kind while traveling

This article from the New York Times sums up the practices of hotel tipping, primarily in the USA, but there additional practices internationally that can summed up here. Pushing a heavy cart of cleaning and room supplies, lifting mattresses and bending over tubs and toilets is probably the most physically demanding job in the hotel. […]

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Bali Take it Easy Tour

In order to give you a good idea of what can be accomplished when using Ohana Retreat Bali as an accommodation base, this sample itinerary may be helpful. It is purposely designed so that you will have lots of free time to relax around the pool, take daily walks, re-energize, as well as see some […]

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Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park (GWK)

Less than 1.5 hours from Ohana Retreat Bali, the park is massive, and is ideal for those that enjoy walking. You can pay for a ride on a golf cart, bicycle or electric scooter as well. The statue is almost 100 feet taller than the Statue of Liberty in New York, the size of a […]

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Pererenan Beach to Echo Beach – bridge completed

An exciting development for those that live or visit Echo Beach or Pererenan Beach: now you can conveniently walk over a bridge whereas previously you needed to wade across a stream.