SEASON  OF FLAMBOYANTS Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

SEASON OF FLAMBOYANTS

The flowering season for the Flamboyant also called “Flame Tree” is now approaching in Bali. Originated from Madagascar and discovered at the beginning of the 19th century, the flamboyant is now present in almost all tropical countries. In Bali, it … Read More

BEAUTIFUL BIRDS Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali bird

BEAUTIFUL BIRDS

Impossible to miss these beautiful birds when staying at Dajuma because they are everywhere in the garden and not wild at all with humans. This picture was taken from the bed of our Shanti duplex villa just before sunset : … Read More

FLORAL DECORATIONS AT DAJUMA Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

FLORAL DECORATIONS AT DAJUMA

Another beautiful tradition in Dajuma consists in sophisticated floral decorations which are prepared by all the staff on the occasion of specific events such as anniversaries, honey moons, romantic dinners, wedding ceremonies and Balinese shows on stage. Most of the … Read More

What is a true beachfront ? Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

What is a true beachfront ?

Not easy to combine a sandy beach and a beautiful green garden ! Why ? Because the salty water from the sea is really the number 1 enemy of any kind of trees (with some exceptions !), flowers and other … Read More

Birds « mandi-mandi » at Dajuma Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Birds « mandi-mandi » at Dajuma

In the exuberant Dajuma garden, at the detour of the paths adorned with frangipanies, bougainvillers and other ibiscus one can have the surprise to see nice birds practicing the traditional Balinese « mandi-mandi » (« bath-shower ») in stone basins covered with waterlily flowers. … Read More

Dajuma Taman Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Dajuma Taman

One specific feature of Dajuma, often mentioned in the comments of our guests is its tropical garden or « Taman » in Bahasa Indonesia. Our Head Gardener Anom (3rd from the left) is the master of the place: with his team composed of … Read More

Little Girl and the Statue Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Little Girl and the Statue

Close to the Rama restaurant, in the middle of the lawn,  your eye may be attracted by  a small traditional statue : a women carrying a flat basket on her head. Her location is now a holy place because the … Read More

The tradition of floral decoration in Bali Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

The tradition of floral decoration in Bali

One of the most fascinating tradition in Bali is the preparation of decorative arrangements, generally made from flowers, bamboo and palm leaves. Everybody in a Balinese family is skilled enough to invent these decorations sometimes very complex. They are used … Read More

Frangipani Flower Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Frangipani Flower

No doubt, if there is one flower which people remember after visiting Bali, is frangipani flower. This well-known flower is used to enhance women beauty by putting it into their hair over their ears. Dancers use it to adorn their … Read More