Holiday Inn Resort Batam [Indonesia]

Fresh from our trip to Bangkok, we went on a 2D1N  “spa-cation” to Holiday Inn Resort Batam with the main aim of trying out their award winning Tea Tree Spa. Initially disappointed because the dates we wanted were fully booked, an email from The Missus to Holiday Inn Batam revealed that while they are no … Read more

[Batam Island] Tempat Senang Boutique Resort & Spa

As mentioned in my December 2011 blog post on Tempat Senang (wow, time flies!), we finally made it back to the wonderful little spa resort in Batam! This time round, we took the 2D/1N Weekend Overnight Spa Special at SGD$235 per pax, which includes land transfers (7-minutes only), breakfast, one-night stay in a standard suite and a … Read more

[Bali] Alila Villas Uluwatu : Farewell

We woke up to the realization that we’re going to be leaving this little slice of paradise. Nothing like a good breakfast to make us feel good! This morning, we ordered a couple of different things, like potato wedges with sour cream, scrambled eggs, sunny-side-up eggs with toast, iced frappuccino and latte. Another nice touch … Read more

[Bali] Alila Villas Uluwatu : Spa

Rise and shine! A brand new day awaits us, and we’re particularly excited to check out Alila’s spa treatment today! Before I go on with today’s activities, remember I mentioned about being able to indicate our preferences (music, pillows, level of attention by the butler, etc) prior to check in? To give you an idea, … Read more

[Bali] Alila Villas Uluwatu : The Warung and Cire

We decided to go for some local Balinese cuisine for our first Lunch at The Warung. Dropped by the restaurant pretty late (seemed like we’re always avoiding the peak dining hours), and there was no one else but us. Chose to sit outdoors, and it was not long before a staff came over with menus. … Read more