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Bali’s Legian and Kuta Resorts and Spa.

Adults only pool – why not? The Bali Mandira Beach Resort and Spa is directly across the street from all of the best-known Balinese beaches. At this property, you can have it all and more with a massive five acres of lush tropical gardens to relax and have your own piece of paradise within.

Legian is a suburban beach area on the west coast of Bali, just north of Kuta and south of Seminyak. One of the most popular areas of Bali, particularly for Australians who love value for money. And you can enjoy the experience of a rich culture mixed with superb customer service – which seems effortless for the locals who ensure your holiday is a keep-sake memory.

The bedrooms are comfortable with many having interconnecting room facilities as the Mandira is perfectly suited for families and large groups.

Compact and meticulously refilled each day, the amenities include water, tea and coffee with a lounge area to spread out and have your own home away from home.

The pool area particularly, is set up for families along with a replica of the beach; therefore a much safer option when small youngsters are non-stop on the go. Clean and calm there’s a always a chance of new mates being fostered in and around the sound of splashing water.

The Balinese are well renown for their superior child-minding skills and there’s a close eye continually kept on the pool to ensure everyone’s safety.

The Pool Bar. What can I say? if you don’t care much for splashing around yourself, you can soon throw a couple of ice cubes into a bevvy creating that sound of splashing some happiness into a glass of your favourite coolant.

Well if a swim-up pool bar has passed its expiry time, the balcony is always a place of refuge for a quieter time after a big day experiencing the pool, spa and Yoga classes. However, if you’re a keen socialite, try for an upgraded room type which allows entry into the Club Lounge facilities which include a Cocktail’s hour 4:00 to 5:00 pm daily served with some delectable snacks.

Whilst on the balcony enjoy your welcome gift when you arrive. And once that’s all finished, it’s time to say bye to the fun-filled Bali Mandira Beach Resort and Spa and move onto the next phase of a well-earnt holiday.

Checking out the Legian Beach area there’s a constant array of monuments and places of worship that entice the eye whilst having a stroll throughout the day – after all – can’t keep eating yummy food all day and not head for a some kind of workout.

Named after the Balinese word for ‘sweet and pleasant’, Legian Beach is a popular destination for sun worship, water sports and openly available for the public.

Swimming between the flags is a must. Along with Bali’s strong sun presence, be aware of Australia’s slip, slop and slap slogan, especially those of us with a fairer skin who need to cover up and protect against rays of a very hot sun … ouch!

The J4 Hotel is strategically located at central Legian whereby comfortable accommodation is offered featuring a rooftop outdoor swimming pool, an on-site restaurant and free WiFi which is available throughout the property.

Approximately 15 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, it’s easy to access after a late arrival with check-in 24 hours a day. There’s very friendly staff on hand who instinctively know how to assist tired guests. The property also offers free on-site parking for guests who drive.

Welcoming guests with 190 air-conditioned rooms, in each the hotel provides a flat-screen satellite TV, safety deposit box and a seated area. The spacious rooms are fitted with soundproofing to ensure noise reduction and comfort. The private bathrooms have large overhead rain showers with free toiletries and slippers.

Umm Thai Beef Salad was made to perfection in Indonesia especially here at the J4 Hotel.

And what about the crispy pizza made freshly and delivered via room service after a late night’s outing of Bali’s Legian Street precinct. This hotel is conveniently located near popular bars, restaurants and shopping.

Talk about a variety of cuisine choices. There’s also a myriad of appetising Indian (and very healthy) vegetarian dishes to satisfy those hungry taste buds.

J4 Hotel’s rooftop outdoor swimming pool and the on-site restaurant are both on level 5. Hint: a great floor to afford you all the conveniences of swimming whilst enjoying a few bevvies, then proceed to devour a scrumptious meal. And here is the very kaleidoscope of superb sun rays mooching its way towards the end of the day’s activities.

Within the location of the pool, the restaurant is open for the evening’s a la carte menu and a breakfast buffet in the mornings. Make sure you book in the evening as the dinner along with drinks is a must to see the most amazing sunset over the relaxing pool area. No worries …

A cocktail or two while watching that sunset. What a way to finish off a hard day’s work of shopping, swimming and spa treatments reflecting on a treasure trove of memories whilst at the J4 Hotel in the Legian and Kuta area.

Coming up the next blog post exploring Bai’s Ubud in the hinterland.


Legian and Kuta Hotels in Bali – Indonesia

Along the beach front from Seminyak to Legian and Kuta it’s walkable and some might think Seminyak is somewhat more upmarket, however it certainly seemed to have ‘grown up’ since I was last there.

A stay at the Jayakarta Hotel is situated in lush gardens and located right on Legian Beach.

This Bali hotel is also within walking distance to shopping and entertainment areas.

While offering peace and tranquillity, the grounds are perfectly manicured.

Even though the beach is at the ‘back gate’, it’s always handy to have a clean safe pool for families with small youngsters.

Beach area is a lot cleaner and seems to have a greater presence of security these days.

Undoubtedly, Frank is ready and willing to show us non surfers how it’s done … Have a drink while you’re having your dreadlocks done too?

Beach areas are never short on snacks!

Bali has no shortage of temples, monasteries, monuments and historical landmarks, all of which are dotted around the island.

Kuta Paradiso Hotel is also few minutes walking distance from Kuta Beach, the local arts market, restaurants, night clubs, shops and close to the famous Waterbom Bali Water Park, Discovery Shopping Mall, Matahari and Kuta-Square shopping centres.

Secluded with your own bathing area, the accommodation is fantastic for couples wanting their own privacy. A separate kitchenette with a dining and lounge area is totally separate to the bedroom and its outlook is over the pool.

Quiet accommodation in the heart of Kuta, who’d have thought …

Breakfast, my favourite meal of the day starts off with some local delicacies including rice parcels.

Yum, healthy and tasty – can’t ask for any more than these to be added into a meal during the day.

And with a rooftop view just adds to the tranquil setting of the area.

Well Kuta and Legian have been interesting to visit after so many years, but next stop is Labuan Bajo in the Flores region of Indonesia.