Candidasa and eastern Bali has the most natural beauty on Bali, combined with great beaches, interesting sights and plenty of history. Our Insiders Guide will help you with what you shouldn't miss.
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YOGA AT THE ASHRAM ASHRAMGANDHI.WORDPRESS.COM/YOGA-PUJA/ The Gandhi ashram in central Candidasa (about a 10 minute walk from Villa Cocoa Maya) has a magnificent position directly next to the ocean and behind the famous lotus pond. Their classes are led by either Balinese teachers, or international ones who come for extended residential retreats at the ashram. There's nothing pretentious about the place or the practice - it's just great yoga with experienced teachers in a breathtaking location (complete with cows eating grass in the garden) - it doesn't get more authentic than this! Because it's an ashram, payment is an amount of your choice, by donation. BALINESE COOKING SPAS SUPPLIERS DIFFER DEPENDING ON BUDGET BALISPAGUIDE.COM Candidasa has a range of spas ranging from the many Candidasa has a few very good cooking schools in town such as the Ashyana Resort's course, and Smiley's well-priced day spas on the main road - which are quite interchangeable in terms of what they offer - to Warung in Sengkidu (about 5 minutes' drive from central Candidasa). Bali Asli also offers an excellent the top hotel spas in the area (the 5-star Amankila and course. Alternatively our cooks at the villa are very the 4-star Alila), both of whom offer free transfers from happy to show you how it's done! the villa. We also offer massage at the villa.