Enduro Adventures Bali

If you are wanting more adventure with your scenic waterfall/ jungle / beach tour then check this out ! Enduro Adventures Bali offers you scenic tours, from beginners to more experienced riders, 1/2 or full day tours, all equipment ( apart from socks and dry undies for after your waterfall swim) . Ladies, don’t drag your husbands shopping all day, send them off on an adventure they will love. ( Ladies are more than welcome on the tours also) . What a perfect surprise as Gift Vouchers are available ! Imagine this as an AWESOME bucks or hens day celebration. Only 1.5 hours from Kuta with all transferes provided. Personalised tours also available. Small groups only as safety is paramount. If you mention Little Miss Bali with this code LMB15 you will receive 15% off your tour. ! For more details head over to the website. http://www.enduroadventuresbali.com/

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Nalu Bowls 

Check this out? how cool ? The first Beach shack with healthy, delicious, smoothies in a bowl. Nalu Bowls is just under one of my favorite little Breaky spots Shelter cafe on Jl Drupadi #2 ( behind the Queen’s Tandoor ( Queen’s Of India ) Bali) in Seminyak. You can call ahead for takeaway and the Kids LOVE them too. Using only fresh produce straight from the markets and starting from around 50 000 rupiah for a bowl. YUM. Xxx

   

     

Cocoon Medical Spa

The gorgeous team at Cocoon Medical Spa have asked me to share this amazing deal for April with you. Cocoon Medical Spa are the only spa in Bali that are providing the HIFU none surgical none invasive treatment at an affordable prices. It is a great opportunity to visit Bali and make none surgical face lift with no down time.

The Cocoon’s philosophy is simple – the are results orientated to give noticeable differences in your skin, health and beauty. They are the most experienced doctors administering the highest quality, proven treatments and technologies. Their guarantee to you :
1.Quality – by having some of the most professional, experienced and qualified cosmetic Doctors, trained with Australia and UK’s leading cosmetic doctors. The quality that we offer is comparable to what you would find in western countries. Read more about our medical experts
2.Holistic treatments – We approach beauty holistically and provide integrated treatments to both the inner and outer body. This approach means that you will look and feel noticeably better for a lot longer. Check out our Vitamin IV, and Fat Blaster slimming packages.
3.Low prices – our aim is always to deliver International quality for tiny Indonesian prices. Although we are not the very cheapest, we always try to provide great value packages with prices being 50-80% less than you would pay at home for you aesthetic treatments.

And of course, all this is delivered with the beautiful Balinese service, with the biggest smiles in the world. All our staff have excellent English, and we also love to offer you additional services, such as our complimentary pick up and drop off services (subject to availability).

More about HIFU ~

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU, or sometimes FUS for Focused UltraSound) is a medical procedure that applies high-intensity focused ultrasound energy to locally heat for a lifting result on the skin. We only use licensed medical and nursing professions, who have been through in depth training and have the knowledge to make your treatment a success!

HIFU – High Intensity Focused Ultrasound – uses the same technology as Ultherapy but at a fraction of the price. It is considered the Gold Standard technology for skin tightening.
High Intensity Ultrasound is proven to be safe and effective in clinical studies and over 200,000 treatments.
HIFU is a new type of non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that uses focused ultrasound and the face’s own natural healing process to lift, tone, and tighten loose skin on the brow, neck, under the chin, and even the décolletage (upper chest area).

With HIFU you will avoid the uncomfortable feeling of the downtime or foreign substances; just a healthy revving-up on the inside for a natural lifting, noticeable tightening effect on the outside.

THE BENEFITS OF HIFU
Reducing fine to deep wrinkles
Under eye troughs, bags and dark circles
Skin lifting
Tighter, better-fitting skin, including your neck.
It’s the lift without the surgery!

HOW DOES THE HIFU WORKS?

Unlike lasers, which penetrate the skin from the outside-in, the HIFU procedure by passes the surface of the skin, and delivers targeted energy specifically into the deep, structural tissues and muscles where collagen lives.

By stimulating the deep structural support layers of the skin, a natural, regenerative response is initiated, stimulating the growth of new collagen, which lifts and tightens the skin over time.

Because ultrasound technology actually works non-invasively from the inside-out, results build gradually over 2-3 months, and can continue to improve up to 6 months after the procedure.

An anaesthetic cream is applied to the areas to be treated if needed.

For all enquiries and bookings go to http://cocoonmedicalspa.com/contact-us/

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~ Travelling with Babies ~

Hey everyone some of the most frequently asked queries are around travelling to Bali with little ones. I have loads of tips with what to pack listed in the Packing for babies and toddlers section of my app also, however I found the Baby Bjorn carrier sensational for keeping my hands free when my boys where little, and also a really light weight collapsible stroller with sun shade was the best to use getting in and out of taxis and also for at cafes and restaurants so my bubbies could nap in the shade. I found them really useful for the airport also as you can on most flights carry them up to the plane door then fold them to put in the cargo hold. In many tourist area the foot paths have improved so much since my boys were little so that’s also a bonus. If you don’t want to lug all of your baby gear with you, please contact the gorgeous Helena at www.balibaby.com to hire top of the range products for your little ones. xxxx

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Bali Family Villas

A gorgeous new web site which focuses on Family travellers is http://www.balifamilyvillas.com/ . This team see Bali accommodation through the eyes of parents (they have three boys themselves). The Villas they represent are both practical and enjoyable for those travelling with children or for extended groups needing lots of bedrooms.  Emily, Justin and their boys have been living in Bali and are very experienced at Villa management and have all the best connections so can help with complimentary car seats for airport transfers, baby cots and high chairs as well as pool fence hire and babysitters. Ask them about family celebrations,  floor plans , enclosed living rooms, play rooms, toys and kids menus.  Guests receive a gift for  the kids and family friendly help and advice during their stay. Beautiful Private Villas start from $200 – $2000 per night.
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Uluwatu Beach, South Bali.

The famous Uluwatu Beach is one of our faves at the moment. To get there takes about 50 minutes from Kuta and you can hire transport guys as listed in the Little Miss Bali app for a full day for around 600 000Rup for a new car and a driver with great English. The beach is not easy to get to if you are very unfit, have bad knees or with children in prams ( easy with a baby bjorn or the likes) . You head to Blue Point Villas and past Single Fin shop and Bar and just keep heading down the stairs, basically most paths all lead past small warungs and stalls. Possibly around 600 stairs. Avoid eye contact with most sellers as they are renowned for how persistent and assertive they are ( keep in mind they are trying to earn a living however the Ulu’s tax on your basic sarongs, hats etc is pretty steep) . Unless you want a particularly unique souvenir ( or your 9 yr old does ) of a Rastafarian coloured Ulus hat with a monkey shooting a gun on it then bargain really hard ). There are loads of odd sized stairs which lead to a concrete narrow walkway( one person at a time only) with no hand rails and a steep set of skinny stairs ( which back in the day was just a bamboo ladder). Avoid eye contact with the cave monkeys too however they are usually rummaging through the sacred cave offerings for lollies and then you need to duck and weave your way through some narrow caves to this beautiful white sandy beach. Please be cautious of the tides changing and go at low tide, ( tide charts on the internet will help you time your visit) . Beautiful for mermaiding around, epic surf, crazy crabs to catch, perve on hot Brazilian guys or you can sit in the shade of the overhang and play your ipad ( whilst your slightly paranoid mother calculates the risk of it collapsing. Head back up the stairs and enjoy a beer as the sunsets into the sea. The Edge bar is a little less cool than Single Fin above it but easier to get a beer. Grab some BBQ corn on the cob for the drive home.

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Green Bowl Beach, South Bali.

This is the beautiful Green Bowl Beach, A popular white sandy/surf beach which was named from the roundish rocks which protrude at high tide with green seaweed on them I believe. Not sure why but all my friends have always called it Green Balls. Either way its kind of near Nusa Dua in South Bali and most transport guys can get you there. There is possible nearly 1000 stairs to walk down ( which is all fine as you get close to the beautiful turquoise water, however you do realise your may be in a little trouble when your legs are a little shaky when you get to the bottom and think oh oh I have to climb back up them. We popped down in late afternoon and enjoyed the serenity while Brad surfed. However ……. as you all well know Rocco and I are not fond of monkeys and I sat in the shade of the caves and Roc threw a coconut around I could hear rustling in the trees above. I thought to myself I hope Roc cant see what I can see as these huge monkeys slowly clambered down to see if we had any treats for them. Roc came tearing out of the waves to say mummmm , quick we have to leave there are monkeys. We packed up headed back to the stairs, the tide had risen and a huge wave pushed us onto the rocks so my towels were all wet and Brad had started the journey up. Roc was getting hysterical as the monkeys followed and for some reason he started to say MUMMMM they are going to eat our skin off , which panicked me more. He become frozen with fear, I was feeding off his fear whilst Brad was yelling ‘just walk don’t look at them’. HAHAHA I can laugh now. Anyway we got to the top and as I was gasping for air ( not too fit at the moment) a gorgeous man came over and handed me a baby coconut for rehydration. I see Brad and Rocco heading straight for the car I take a breather at the café … then these incredibly forceful Ibu’s ( ladys) with the most muscly fingers ever start massaging me in a group of three. I say “tidak terimakashi ” repeatedly, but they just want some cash. I try to finish my coconut while Brad and Roc a laughing at my predicament from the safety of the car. I get up to run from the mean old ladies who don’t take no for an answer to only have a thong blow out and stubb my toe. !!! Arggggggg anyway don’t let this little adventure put you off. It is a stunning piece of Bali which should be enjoyed with caution including flesh eating monkeys( harmless) 1000 stairs ( great for your butt) , aggressive massaage ladies ( avoid eye contact at all costs and get straight into your car and get your driver to get you a refreshments from the little warungs ). For more great beach suggestions download the Little Miss Bali App and see the Beaches Worth Exploring section. 

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The Shang ~ China Blue

I love The Shang – China Blue, on Jl Kayu Aya, Seminyak, for all kinds of gifts, clothing and ornaments. This gorgeous little store has the prettiest traditional baskets which for a set of three is only 370 000 rupiah. Some stunning summery outfits and also at Christmas time the cutest tree decorations. Its located just near the awesome Café Zucchini, and I think may have a sister store on Jl Dyana Pura Seminyak. Stock up on the traditional baskets as they are perfect for gift wrapping or even storing all your bits and pieces and bring a beautiful piece of Bali into your home. Just make sure you spray them with bug spray and bang each item the day you leave to get any little bugs or eggs off then you wont have any problems as long as you declare them going through Australian Customs.

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Cacho’s Sunset Grill, Padang Padang, Bali

This place quickly became our favourite while hanging out on the Bukit. A fun place with a bit of history and character of an owner and awesome play list ( well for old farts like us anyway) with surf movies to enjoy as well. A breezy and really casual eatery with a tasty home made chili sauce, where you are encouraged to take your shoes off and relax. A Mexican place with fresh delicious meals, kids options, colouring in and great frozen daiquiris and margaritas, what’s not to love. I had to laugh reading one woman’s review on trip advisor taking offense to some of the signs on the walls which are all in drafted up in humour. My boys keep asking when we will be going back for the delicious Chicken Taco’s so it must be ok. Cacho’s Sunset Grill is located in Padang Padang on the main road as you head up to Uluwatu. Its about 40 minutes from Kuta depending on traffic.

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