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Surf and Swim Safety courtesy of Villa Kubu’s swim expert and alaia board champion Barney Quinlan

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Welcome to vibrant Seminyak. My name is Barney Quinlan. I live on the East Coast of Australia and have the unique job of teaching swimming & water safety specifically for the moving water (surf) environment. My connection to Seminyak began in the 1990s as a young surfer visiting my resident father numerous times and continues […]Read more

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Villa Kubu’s Concierge Recommends the Best Beach Cocktail Spots for sundowners in and around Seminyak

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In the last five years, Bali has become increasingly popular as a fashionable party destination. It has always been a hit with the bohemian crowd but now as the style and demand of tourism changes so does the Bali scene. And with such a creative genre of bar-owners, the vibe is all about fun, ingenuity […]Read more

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Fabulous Family Fun in and around Seminyak

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As well as our child-friendly villas, Villa Kubu’s location in the heart of seminyak sees guests perfectly placed to explore some of the many family destinations Bali has to offer. A short ride in our free shuttle is Seminyak Beach, where the famous Rip Curl Surf School has taken many a young surfer from zero […]Read more

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Best fashion shopping in Seminyak

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There are a plethora of shops to fill any stylish guy or gals wardrobe in Seminyak, to avoid traipsing up and down with your other half, here are my go to fashion destinations in Seminyak. And all a stones throw from your private pool villa at Villa Kubu. Simply hop on a bicycle which are […]Read more

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Top 5 things to see in Ubud, the cultural hub of Bali

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Recommendations for when staying in a private villa is to go on a day tour and if its culture you’re looking for then head to Ubud, you will not be disappointed. (Talk to reception for Villa Kubu’s Ubud day trips and tours) Monkey forest: Explore and immerse yourself in the wonders of the sacred monkey […]Read more

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Cycle ride from Kintamani to Ubud

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For a day filled with adventure, culture and beauty look no further than the cycle ride from Kintamani to Ubud. The whole day is laid out for you, seamlessly fitting into place stress free and action packed. A driver arrives to pick up your group from the convenience of your hotel front door. You are […]Read more

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Night Out At Ku De Ta

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When looking for private villas in Bali that can accommodate for large groups look no further than Villa Kubu. After checking into our 3 bedroom villa in the heart of Seminyak we felt like we had struck gold. The boutique villa complex boasts fine dinning at Oasis restaurant and luxury pampering at plus they have […]Read more

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Ten important check lists a solo traveller should consider when looking for a one bedroom villa in Seminyak

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Ten important check lists a solo traveller should consider when looking for a one bedroom villa in Seminyak A large pool, big enough for lengths. I like nothing better then getting up early and having a serious work out session, nothing beats 100 lengths as a start to the day. Villa Kubu private pool villas […]Read more

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Things to do in Seminyak

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The sun rose over our stunning private two-bed villa at Villa Kubu Boutique Villa Hotel and Spa, shedding light onto the sparkling pool and exotic walled garden. I could get used to waking up in paradise! We ordered breakfast to the comfort and luxury of our opulent private villa to dine by the pool in […]Read more

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