Lempuyang Temple is one of Bali's most important religious places, and is known as one of the island's nine directional temples that protect Bali from evil spirits. Located around two and a half hours from Canggu, this temple places you amongst the clouds where you can capture some breathtaking shots of its Gates of Heaven with the majestic Mount Agung in the background.
When going out for surfing, we're normally just looking for its fun and psychical aspects. In fact, surfing is an ideal mindfulness exercise as your body and mind are trained to focus on the natural rhythms of each coming break. At our Surf and Wellness Retreat with pro-surfer Sally Fitzgibbons, we'd like to share this mindfulness aspect of surfing with our guests. Tap the link in About section for more details.
We’re delighted to announce the opening of COMO Castello Del Nero, Tuscany, the latest addition to our family. Arriving in the heart of Tuscany, this 740-acre, historic estate combines the signature COMO travel experience – individualised service, holistic wellness and award-winning cuisine – with the charm of the Italian countryside. Tap the link to find out more about #COMOCastelloDelNero:
"I have been working full time while studying for the past three years. I come to work in the morning and going to campus after working. It wasn't easy in the beginning, but I start to find the balance as the time flies. The keys: Don't procrastinate and enjoy it!" – Ni Putu Bella Krismayanti, Engineering Coordinator
Did you know: Several days prior to Nyepi, the Balinese will hold Melasti, a ceremony to cleanse and purify the souls of the devotees. Normally taking place on a beach, this iconic ritual will see brightly-clad Balinese carrying elaborated parasols and banners, as well as colourful offerings on their heads.
March 7th this year brings the Balinese Day of Silence, commonly known as Nyepi. Celebrating the New Year in Balinese lunar calendar (Saka), this sacred day is practiced island-wide, and the locals will stay in and turn off the lights for 24 hours to give the island a break from its usual hustle and bustle.
Developing a stronger sustainable commitment, we've teamed up with Diversey Indonesia to reduce our hotel's waste. One way we've done so is recycling our leftover soap bars through their Soap for Hope project. With equipment and training provided by Diversey, we turn our leftover soap slivers into new sanitised soap bars which are then distributed to at-risk Bali communities with limited access to sanitation for use.
Unveiling the first glimpse of COMO Uma Canggu, our newest COMO Hotels and Resorts scheduled for opening in February 2018, on the south coast of Bali. With spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, sleek contemporary modern Asian architecture, and personalised service, COMO Uma Canggu stands to deliver a memorable experience.