Bridal Beauty

Destination: Bali ( Part 1)

Everyone who knows me knows that I LOVE Bali. And I mean, seriously, LURVE BALI!

So if you’re ever planning for a destination wedding, or honeymoon in South East Asia, heck, Asia, I’m the first one to scream “GO TO BALI!!!”

Why? I can give you more than a hundred good reasons.. but these you should hear:
– BEAUTIFUL beaches set the backdrop for a tropical beach wedding
– Fantastic 5* villas at reasonable prices
– You can book the entire property and all the villas in it to hosts all your guests
– World-class food at a snap of your fingers
– Spa, Massage, you ask for it, you get it. And you can get it cheap, or uber luxurious.
– Wedding planners, hairstylists, photographers, makeup artists, florists, catering, all accessable
– Direct flights to Bali from most Austra-Asian cities , and if you’re coming from anywhere else, you can always transit comfortably in Singapore

Villas

Mu Bali
Location: Bingin (The Bukit, South)
Great for: Honeymoon, Wedding, Romantic Getaway

With only 11 individually designed Bungalows spread over a huge property on top of the cliff above Bingin beach, Mu Bali is a back-to-nature-while-keeping-it-luxurious destination. I personally love the Cliff Bungalow (well, it’s not really a bungalow because it has no walls or doors!) , the most private and quiet room cut into the cliff, all you hear are the rolling waves, all you see is the infinite sea and the glorious sunset.

The view when you wake up (these are my snap shots!)

Imagine your wedding right here! (A shot from Mu’s site)

The property is run by Jerome from France and his excellent team of Balinese women who cook some darn amazing french and indonesian food!

Contact: Endang / Jerome jbataillardbali@gmail.com

Shanti Residences
Location: Nusa Dua (South End of Bali, where all the fancy international hotels are)
Great for: Weddings, large family getaways

Shanti Residences is a gorgeous 5 bedroom Villa property, with your own private swimming pool, kitchen, gym, spa room, sitting room, garden, driveway and parking lot!
The five bedrooms are all different, from the largest Master Suite to the smallest twin room.
Three of the rooms have their own plunge pools and sitting rooms, while the twin rooms are located on the 2nd level and have spacious bathrooms (that’s what I love most about Bali, HUGE bathroom spaces!)

Your own butler will take care of your every need, from planning your meals to grocery shopping, to arranging a picnic at the beach, or activities for kids, or picking up your guests. You also get a personal chef who can arrange a quiet romantic teppan dinner next to the pool, or whip up a storm for a large party.

They’re extremely meticulous and experienced with weddings, so leave all your worries behind and place your trust in their good hands!

My snapshot of their garden!

Photography: Phil Date/ EastWest Imaging , with model Antonio chilling by the pool!

And if that’s not enough for you, they have two more properties in Bali, Four@ Drupadi in Seminyak (if you wanna party with friends for your Stag/Hen’s night), or Lotus Residences in Canggu for a quiet retreat near the paddy fields

Contact: info@shantiresidencesandresorts.com

Next post, (i promise I will post in the next 3 days or so)….. Part 2 of Destination: Bali

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