Happy Galungan Day Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Happy Galungan Day

Galungan is a great day for Hindus, that comes every six months. During this period one can see these beautiful decorations called Penjor along the roads, everywhere in Bali. Penjor itself means a manifestation of gratitude of Balinese people to … Read More

OFFERINGS TO THE GODS Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

OFFERINGS TO THE GODS

Bali is a beautiful island, full of history and culture. Among all its traditions, there is one consisting in making offerings to the gods that surprises most tourists. Three times a day, the Balinese meticulously prepare charming small baskets called … Read More

SARASWATI CELEBRATION Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

SARASWATI CELEBRATION

Last Saturday, the Balinese people celebrated Dewi Saraswati, the Godness for science, knowledge, arts and wisdom. The day before, they did a mental preparation while cleaning and rearranging their books because, on Saraswati day, the books are blessed and the Balinese people … Read More

At this year's twilight, we would like to say THANK YOU to our guests! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

At this year’s twilight, we would like to say THANK YOU to our guests!

2014 has been rich for Dajuma from many points of view: completion of the renovation program of our cottages, 4 stars ranking from the Indonesian Association of Hoteliers, nomination to the Green Tec Awards and the World Luxury Hotels Awards … Read More

Christmas & Galungan Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Christmas & Galungan

This year is particular in Bali as the the celebrations of Galungan and Christmas fall almost at the same time : 17th and 25th. Perhaps a sign that religions are sometimes converging. In any case it makes sense for Bali … Read More

Metatah Ceremony Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Metatah Ceremony

In the Hindu religion there are 5 great elements belonging to Mother Nature: earth, water, air, fire and space. The humankind being part of it, each of these powers must be strongly linked to the humans, our bones to the … Read More

Bayu, Ayu and Ari celebrated their Mepetik ceremony Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Bayu, Ayu and Ari celebrated their Mepetik ceremony

Bayu, one of our restaurant supervisor and the two children Ari and Ayu of our HR Manager Erly went last week through this important ceremony which takes place only one time in their life and called Mepetik. It consists in … Read More

Tumpek Landep : a sympathetic tradition in Bali

Once a year, Hindus in Bali are used to celebrate what we call here the Tumpek Landep. Don’t try to guess what it is, it is just impossible ! The tradition is to  consider that all objects of the daily … Read More

Natacha 6 months stay

After several stays at Dajuma in the last 2 years, Natacha, an executive woman from France, decided to make a break in her hectic professional career by staying for 6 months in Dajuma. During this time she got more and … Read More

Nyepi celebration at Dajuma

On March 31st, 2014, Dajuma celebrated Nyepi, the famous „Day of Silence“ that is commemorated every Isaka Warsa (new year) in the Balinese calendar. Observed from 6 a.m. until 6 a.m. the next morning, Nyepi is a day reserved for … Read More