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Perang Api (Fire War) on 6 March 2019
is usually performed by young men one day prior to Nyepi Day. Using fire balls of dried coconut husks, the men throw the flaming balls at each other symbolizing the courage to drive demons away. The sparks of fire from the Perang Api symbolizes that a man's biggest enemy is himself and when he can overcome this, he will have the ultimate happiness.
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Bali's Day of Silence "Nyepi" on 7 March 2019
More information about Nyepi day, please click here.
Alternative route to visit Ubud or Bali
Kamandalu Ubud has been enchanting guests with its charming traditional village concept incorporating luxury accommodation within a natural landscape. We are located 53 km from Mount Agung, while the area that has a direct affect is around to the south east to east of the Mount Agung, while Kamandalu Ubud is located to the west of it.
Bali is still safe to visit. For those who still want to come to the paradise island but worried if Bali international airport Ngurah Rai will be closed, here are some options to get to Bali:
1. Oveland journey to Bali via Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) in Banyuwangi (6 hour overland journey to Bali from Banyuwangi) or
2. Overland journey to Bali via Juanda International Airport (SUB) in Surabaya (12 hour overland journey to Bali from Surabaya)
With this overland journey, it is a great chance to take a look at a view of an authentic city lives, away from the tourist hubs and to enjoy the scenic view.
We are more than happy to assist you with car rental or accommodation from those two cities before you begin your overland journey to Bali.
Do not let the news to hinder you from travelling to paradise island. It is the best time to visit Bali, come and see it for yourself.
Emergency Response to Mt. Agung's Eruption
Kamandalu Ubud has been enchanting guests with its traditional village concept incorporating luxury accommodation within a natural landscape that features productive rice terraces. We are located 53 km from Mount Agung in which now is showing her activities. The area which has direct affect is stated around south east to east direction from the Volcano while Kamandalu Ubud is located in west of it.
Our team is well trained in any case of emergency and well equipped with necessary equipment in the case of ash rain showering Ubud area. In a case of airport closure during your stay with us, please be assured that we will be more than happy to assists with any information gathering from our government crisis center, rent car and accommodation arrangements. Whenever Bali International Airport of Ngurah Rai is closed, then the closest international airport is located in Surabaya (approximately 10 hours drive) that can be reach by overland. The updated information as per 29 November 2017 at 14:28 CIT, the operation of Bali International Airport of Ngurah Rai is back to normal.
Please find below a few guideline to the activities of Mt. Agung:
Kamandalu Ubud is located 53 km toward west of Mt. Agung.
In the event of volcanic ash reaches Kamandalu Ubud, we are prepared to distribute masks for our guests. Please contact your Resort Host.
While you remain in your villas, please turn off your air conditioner, close all windows and doors and please contact your Resort Host for further assistance.
Please avoid to be outside of your villa for long period of time.
Please wear hat, long sleeves clothing and face mask if you need to go outside of your villa.
If you would like to leave Bali, when Bali's international airport of Ngurah Rai is closed, the closest airport will be Surabaya and can be reached by overland,around 10 hour drive during normal time, including crossing the sea by ferry. The government has provided buses to Surabaya, with the starting point at Ngurah Rai airport. The hotel will assist you in getting to Ngurah Rai airport.
Should you wish to rent a private car to Surabaya, the hotel will be more than happy to arrange one at additional cost. We will be glad to assist you in arranging an accommodation in Surabaya.
You will need to contact the airline to reschedule your flights. Please contact your Resort Host for airline local representative number.
For your convenience, our Petulu restaurant located in the main lobby remains open for service, guests can enjoy dinning their dining there.
Kamandalu Ubud, Bali won a 2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.
Kamandalu Ubud - Resort and Spa in Bali won a 2013 Travellers' Choice award "Top 25 Hotels in Indonesia".
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