In many parts of the world, Halloween conjures images of a dark windy night when wild spirits go about. With the Halloween feast coming at the end of October, Batukaru Kitchen invites you to sip our special concoctions and savor the 'Bhuta Kala Dinner' to make your holiday amazingly spooktacular.
Witnessing natural wonders is a great satisfaction for most people. Discovering and then leaving a trail of their beautiful journeys through camera shots has become a trend recently. At Komaneka at Tanggayuda, life is close to nature. So, to get the best capture, go explore the beauty within our exceptional retreat! Here are some stunning [...]
If you are looking for a place where you can enjoy great food with a breathtaking view, why not consider Batukaru Kitchen at Komaneka at Tanggayuda? It’s just a ten-minute drive from Ubud into the cool highlands. We now unveil the Poolside Lunch and the Rooftop Lunch, overlooking the Mount Batukaru and the green valley [...]
Bali is famous for its art, especially its music and dance. One of the most beautiful classical dances is Oleg Tamulilingan. The dance was created by I Ketut Marya, better known as I Mario, in 1952 at the request of John Coast, a British cultural connoisseur who was deeply impressed with Balinese art. Oleg Tamulilingan [...]
When you are too lazy to go trekking, or it is too hot and humid and you don’t know what to do, why not cool down by jumping into one of Komaneka at Tanggayuda's infinity pools? Here we go!
The banjar is a community organization based on the smallest neighborhood unit. This ancient system of local government is found throughout Bali, in both rural villages and towns, and it orders much of daily life. The members of the banjar are all the married couples of that particular neighborhood. The banjar has its own rules, [...]
This lively cocktail lets you feel the bliss vibes of a cocktail in a different way. The Crazy Worm subtly packs the fresh tartness of pineapple juice with the sweet pomegranate flavor of grenadine and the gentle warmth of vodka — and adds the surprise of red jelly worms for a bright, whimsical texture. They [...]
Pork is part of Balinese daily life and culture. It is considered a festive food, and it is also presented in certain offerings. Pork is the heart of important dishes like satay, Babi Guling (spit roasted whole pork) and lawar (a uniquely Balinese mix of vegetables with spices, fresh coconut, and meat). At Komaneka at [...]
Ten days after Galungan, Balinese Hindus celebrate the feast of Kuningan, which this year falls on 15 April 2017. As glorious as Galungan, the celebration of Kuningan is also marked with prayers and offerings. People decorate their houses and temples with palm-leaf ornaments. Special among these is the tamiang. What is a tamiang? The tamiang [...]
Things are not always what they appear to be. Familiar fruits and spices contain powerful secrets for healing the body and mind. Take for example Orange and Cinnamon. They may evoke the idea of a spicy fruit punch. Yet these are the ingredients of a wonderful aromatherapy oil called "Peace of Ubud", created exclusively for [...]