THE SECRET STORY OF THE « BILA » TREE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

THE SECRET STORY OF THE « BILA » TREE

We have something unique in our garden which has a very special importance for Hindu’s people in Bali. It is a tree called “Bila”. In Balinese Hindu’s tradition, almost all of the plants (or part of it) are being used … Read More

Hiking Ijen volcano Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali Java Nature Tours

Hiking Ijen volcano

It is already 9 years that the Ijen volcano is worldwide known with its spectacular crater and sulphur extraction on East Java. And it is 15 years that Puri Dajuma is involved in the great experience of its hiking. Not … Read More

DAJUMA SUNSETS: WHICH ANGLE WILL BE YOURS? Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

DAJUMA SUNSETS: WHICH ANGLE WILL BE YOURS?

This week, we decided to publish our blog on the theme “Dajuma Sunsets” but seen from the viewpoint of our guests through their own pictures. Oriented full West the resort presents stunning sunsets which are appreciated by our guests particularly … Read More

AGUNG VOLCANO: WHAT'S UP? Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali Photograph: Juni Kriswanto/AFP/Getty Images

AGUNG VOLCANO: WHAT’S UP?

It is extremely difficult to predict the behavior of a volcano. As far as Agung Volcano is concerned, the eruptive process already began with 3 eruptions last week. The worst scenario would be a pyroclastic eruption. But this would affect … Read More

AGUNG VOLCANO SITUATION Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali Bali Dajuma

AGUNG VOLCANO SITUATION

Out of 147 volcanoes in total, Indonesia has the largest number of historically active volcanoes (76), its total of 1,171 dated eruptions is only narrowly exceeded by Japan’s 1,274. (https://www.volcanodiscovery.com/indonesia.html) Considered by the Balinese as the center of the world, … Read More

ANOTHER ECO-EXPERIENCE: SEA TURTLES PROTECTION Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

ANOTHER ECO-EXPERIENCE: SEA TURTLES PROTECTION

On the beaches surrounding Dajuma, sea turtles are used to lay their eggs by burying them in the sand. Until the early 2000s, eggs were mostly destroyed by predators such as stray dogs, birds and …humans. Today, the situation is … Read More

DAJUMA ECO EXPERIENCES: RICE FARMING Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali farmer

DAJUMA ECO EXPERIENCES: RICE FARMING

Rice paddies are for westerners just fascinating. Probably because they are the perfect expression of this so rare harmony between people and nature. By shaping, generation after generation, these beautiful curves perfectly integrated in the landscapes, with volcanoes on one … Read More

INAUGURATION OF A NEW TREKKING AREA Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

INAUGURATION OF A NEW TREKKING AREA

A few kilometers from Dajuma, close to the sacred tree Bunut Bolong, we were invited last saturday to the inauguration of a new trekking area by the government of Jembrana which is this region of West Bali where Dajuma is … 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

FAREWELL DEAREST FRIEND EDI Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

FAREWELL DEAREST FRIEND EDI

We were so impressed when we met Edi a few weeks ago. From his own house in Gumbrih village, located ten minutes from Puri Dajuma, this  handsome and friendly young man aged 36,  was taking  care of any wild animal … Read More

The creamy and smelly durian 1

The creamy and smelly durian

If you look carefully at some trees along the small roads in Pekutatan area, you may be interested by some local fruits, such as the durian. The outside may look like the big sweety jackfruit, but the durian is like … Read More

WILD WEST BALI Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

WILD WEST BALI

We are not the only one to be in love with West Bali : long ignored by tourist guides, Bali west is finally recognized as one of the most beautiful parts of the island with its unique natural and cultural treasures: … Read More