Yan Gek, Passionate Energy For Others

June 24th, 2016|Komaneka|

Ni Wayan Juliani, the Front Office Manager at Komaneka at Tanggayuda, has a passion for working — and a passion for dancing, and a passion for her family. She is indeed a passionate young woman [...]

Arak For Inner Music, Balinese Style

June 9th, 2016|Culinary|

For all the artistry a mixologist can bring to a cocktail, sometimes you’re in the mood for local wisdom. The Balinese are not big consumers of alcohol, but they have several libations that they regularly [...]

Art Stone at Komaneka at Tanggayuda

June 3rd, 2016|Komaneka|

Crowning a hill overlooking a grassy courtyard at Komaneka at Tanggayuda is a mysterious grouping of stones. The stones are upright, recalling the famous monumental work at Stonehenge, although none of these are more than [...]

Getting to Know Chef Bagi

May 26th, 2016|Komaneka|

As you savor the succulent Iga Babi (grilled pork ribs with pineapple, zucchini, and sweet chili sambal) — or sip on a Komaneka Star Cooler (made with vodka, fresh starfruit, lime juice and mint) — [...]

A Feast Of Balinese Ritual Food

May 21st, 2016|Culture|

‘Mepanggangan di Bencingah’ sounds like the name of a fashion designer or perhaps a strange new wine. In fact it is Balinese for fixing a grilled dinner (mepanggangan, from panggang, ‘to grill’) in the forecourt [...]

Explore Bali: Art and Nature

May 17th, 2016|Travel|

If you want to get to know Bali, you should walk through its living land, exploring its villages and rice fields. We make this easy at Komaneka Resorts. We’ve scouted out scenic villages and landscapes [...]

Quick Baked Recipe of Favorite Home Cookies

April 30th, 2016|Komaneka|

Guests at Komaneka are delighted to find complimentary chocolate-chip cookies in their rooms, at the reception area, and as a going-away gift when they check out from at Komaneka Bisma and Komaneka Tanggayuda. Many have [...]

Making Gado Gado

April 27th, 2016|Culinary|

Simple yet savory, nourishing and fresh, Gado-gado is an excellent introduction to Indonesian cuisine. The base of this vegetarian dish is lonteng, sliced steamed rice cakes. This is accompanied by lightly steamed fresh vegetables such [...]

Mystery in traditional Balinese architecture

April 23rd, 2016|Culture|

Traditional Balinese architecture consists of a walled courtyard with various pavilions, or balé. The pavilions are arrayed according to Balinese cosmology, with different values for the cardinal points of the compass. Each pavilion is named [...]