BACK FROM FISHING…  AND DIRECT TO YOUR PLATE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

BACK FROM FISHING… AND DIRECT TO YOUR PLATE

A nice spectacle from Dajuma garden, at sunrise or sunset, is the return of prahos coming back from their daily  fishing campaign. It is really impressive to see these fragile vessels negotiating the waves to land safely onto the shore … Read More

Special Trail Bike Event in Pekutatan this week Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Special Trail Bike Event in Pekutatan this week

Over 400 trail bikers from Bali, Java and Sumatra gave themselves appointment in Pekutatan this week to share their passion on the trails of West Bali. The route chosen by the organizers was particularly ambitious: Starting point on the Pekutatan … Read More

A new free map to discover the surroundings of Dajuma Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

A new free map to discover the surroundings of Dajuma

Dajuma is located nearby the village of Pekutatan, at the edge of West Bali National Park. The whole area  counts something like 15’000 inhabitants, in a harmonious mix of farmers and fishermen as well as Hindu and Islam religions. A … Read More

Good harvest this year for clove and cacao in Pekutatan Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Good harvest this year for clove and cacao in Pekutatan

Clove and Cacao’s harvests have been particularly good this year in Pekutatan. Together with rice, vegetable, coffee and  fruit,  the clove and cacao plantations are well developped in this part of the island. The farmers proceed with the harvest of … Read More

Welcome Back dear Agung! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Welcome Back dear Agung!

Bali is renowned worldwide for the wealth of its culture, among which dancing is occupying a privileged position. Each village of the island supports as much as possible a dancing group as well as a gamelan or jegog orchestra. This … Read More

Presidential elections seen from Pekutatan Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Presidential elections seen from Pekutatan

Following legislative elections earlier this year on April 9th, all Indonesia went to the polls on July 9th to elect its new President. A major event which took place for the seventh time since 1945. The former President Susilo Bambang … Read More

Gandi’s Rajasewala ceremony

Gandi’s Rajasewala ceremony

Last Monday, our guests (Natacha on the right, with her traditional Kebaya dress) were invited to participate in a special ceremony in Pekutatan village. Gandi, the son of our chief gardener Anom (smiling with the blue hat on the picture) … Read More

A day at Pekutatan Beach - Jakarta Post January 20th, 2014

Pekutatan beach in the « Jakarta Post » newspaper

Last Monday our beach was enhanced with half a page including five pictures in the « Bali daily »pages. We are happy to share some sentences: …« Walking along the beach is a liberating experience. The sounds of the incoming … Read More

Happy New Year ! Selamat Tahun Baru!

Happy New Year! Selamat Tahun Baru!

This New Year celebration has been particularly festive at Dajuma. More than 50 guests enjoyed a delicious typical Balinese dinner served in the garden while 3 orchestras (Jeggog, Gamelan and Gongs) accompanied by Balinese dancers were playing. When midnight approached, … Read More

Pekutatan "floating fishing market"

Pekutatan «floating fishing market»

From the cape where Puri Dajuma stretches, one major point of interest is the everyday fishermen activity just besides. The nearby Pulukan river, and the Medewi one at 200 meters west, both going to the bay make it very attracting … Read More

Pekutatan 30 years ceremony

Pekutatan 30 years ceremony

For people familiar with Bali, there are numerous ceremonies, which are based on the 35 days Hindu calendar: 1 year, 5 years, 30 years and 100 years ceremony. All these rituals are written in the WEDA (Hindu Religious book). This … Read More